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Mars Girolimon

Mars Girolimon with the text Mars GirolimonMars Girolimon '21 '23G is a staff writer at Southern New Hampshire University where they earned their bachelor's and master's, both in English and creative writing. In addition to their work in higher education, Girolimon's short fiction is published in the North American Review, So It Goes by The Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library, X-R-A-Y and more. They're currently writing their debut novel, which was Longlisted for The First Pages Prize. Connect with them on LinkedIn.

Featured work by Mars Girolimon

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5 Major Misconceptions About the Romance Genre

Romance is one of the most popular fiction genres — but it also might be one of the most misunderstood. According to two romance authors at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), there's a lot you're missing out on if you let stereotypes about the genre affect your reading choices.

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50 Best Personal Growth Quotes for Everyday Evolution

Looking for some inspiration to kick off your next chapter a positive way? Regardless of your goals, these words — from some of the most notable authors, activists, scientists, philosophers, politicians, business professionals, artists and athletes — are sure to resonate.

Joan Garner

Activist Joan Garner on Chronicling Her Family's Civil Rights Legacy

Joan Garner, daughter of late civil rights pioneer John Burrell Garner, is earning a master's degree in English and creative writing while writing a book about her family's legacy — including the Garner v. Louisiana Supreme Court case. And now, she's finally in charge of how the story will be told.
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What is Trauma-Informed Care?

Despite the prevalence of trauma, there can be a lack of understanding of its impact. Learning more is the first step toward making a difference. According to SAMHSA, trauma-informed care (TIC) is an approach based on a foundation of knowledge about trauma and a desire to avoid re-traumatization.

About Southern New Hampshire University

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SNHU is a nonprofit, accredited university with a mission to make high-quality education more accessible and affordable for everyone.

Founded in 1932, and online since 1995, we’ve helped countless students reach their goals with flexible, career-focused programs. Our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH is home to over 3,000 students, and we serve over 135,000 students online. Visit our about SNHU page to learn more about our mission, accreditations, leadership team, national recognitions and awards.