Some 3,500 students traded warm hats and coats for graduation caps and gowns inside the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Saturday. These graduates enrolled at SNHU for different reasons and from diverse backgrounds, but they now share at least one commonality: They are college graduates.
Homecoming is an annual community-wide celebration that brings together alumni, campus students, online students, faculty, staff and SNHU families. After two years of hosting a virtual Homecoming, the event’s planning committee was thrilled to add in-person activities and meet-ups to the schedule.
In 1973, Mark Ouellette ’77 embarked on his college journey, enrolling with then-New Hampshire College. Nearly 50 years later, he joined his alma mater for a surprise athletics stadium dedication ceremony in his honor. The Penmen Stadium was renamed the Mark A. Ouellette Stadium.
In a packed auditorium on campus, the women of SNHU's Board of Trustees came together for a panel discussion on the impact leadership roles can have on the women who hold them. Among the panelists was Winnie Lerner, who recently became the first woman Board Chair in the history of SNHU.