Manchester, N.H. (January 18, 2018) - Major League Soccer (MLS) and its Official Education Partner, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), have extended their partnership for three years, continuing upon their commitment to help MLS players and staff earn college degrees.
SNHU and MLS club FC Dallas teamed up to host a surprise graduation party and diploma delivery for Tesho Akindele, the first MLS player to earn a degree online from SNHU, as part of a partnership between the League and the University.
On this night, it wasn't his team's upcoming game on Joshua Taylor's mind. There were toys, puzzles, and coloring books spread out on two long tables and they weren't going to pack themselves.
Tim Howard pursued his professional soccer career immediately after high school, but he always knew he’d go back to school. See how he provides an example for his two children by balancing his starting positions on the Colorado Rapids and USMNT with taking online courses at SNHU.
As the Official Education Partner of Major League Soccer (MLS), SNHU was able to send three of its online communication students to the 2016 MLS Cup in Toronto, Canada to cover the game.
During the first two weeks of July, as part of Operation: Back of the Net, SNHU donated $2,000 to the USO for every goal scored by U.S.-based MLS clubs.
Earlier this month, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and FC Dallas of Major League Soccer teamed up to host a "Science of Soccer" clinic in Frisco, Texas.