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Empowering People to Transform Lives

The Global Education Movement (GEM) is a Southern New Hampshire initiative on a mission to provide higher education and a path to work for refugees.

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Making A Difference

Refugee learners who enroll in a GEM degree program have the drive to transform their lives for the better—and GEM is able to meet them where they are with degree programs that are flexible, hands-on, and designed to set graduates up for success.

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(Data from February 2020)

98%

of students complete an associate degree within two years of commencing their studies through GEM.

88%

of GEM refugee learners are employed within six months of graduation.

58%

of GEM students are working full- or part-time while earning their degrees.

50%

of students enrolled in GEM are female.

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A Moral Duty: Why SNHU is Expanding Refugee Education Across the Globe

The question I often get is “Why SNHU?” On one level, my response is, “Who else?”

SNHU Global Education Movement Among Finalists for Larsen Lam Iconiq Impact Award

$12 Million Award Will Fund Bold Solutions for Long-Term Transformational Change in the Lives of Refugees.

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