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SNHU Grad, Grandmother of 33 Featured by Good Morning America 

Robyn Roberts, a 63-year-old grandmother of 33, was featured by Good Morning America  and ABC's World News Tonight shortly after earning her degree, just one of more than 22,000 graduates honored at Southern New Hampshire University’s most recent commencement ceremony. 

SNHU business administration graduate Robyn Roberts in her cap and gown and holding her diploma at the SNHU commencement ceremony.Roberts, a Las Vegas resident, owns a trucking business with her husband. She said she embarked on her college journey when one of her grandsons said he would go to college if she did. Roberts told the show she hopes to attend law school and eventually support abuse survivors.  

Roberts’ story was featured on air by GMA hosts Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos and Linsey Davis, as well as on the home pages of and ABC News.  

Roberts, who earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration online, said graduating gave her a great sense of accomplishment.

“I have finished something I started that is absolutely amazing, and I feel amazing,” she said.

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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.