Pat Thompson

BA Communication, Class of 2006

"They help you manage everything."

Her instructor believed she had writing talent. Now Pat Thompson is a published writer with a story that appeared in Applaud magazine.

“She continues the mentoring legacy that she herself learned as an undergraduate and is instilling in you to reach out to someone,” Pat says of Colleen Lent, communications instructor at Southern New Hampshire University’s Manchester Center. “She is the one who reached out to me and helped me unleash my passion for writing.”

Pat, a communication major, is a full-time employee for the state of New Hampshire and appreciates the class schedules and support SNHU offers its adult learners.

“SNHU recognizes that there are full-time workers and they gear their program to make it as interactive as possible,” she says. “Everyone on the CE staff is cheering you on and make it a wonderful, not stressful, experience. They help you manage everything.”