Changing Perceptions of Refugeehood Through Targeted Support

By Sadiki Bamperineza, republished from Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium Higher education opportunities are often limited or non-existent for refugees around the world. The lives of future generations are lost in the process of fighting to survive in host countries. Taking on this challenge, over 20 organizations and programs put their heads together to create…

A Message from a Cape Town Refugee and SNHU Student

There are currently 68.5 million displaced people worldwide. Today, on World Refugee Day, SNHU is proud to introduce Julia Oduol, an SNHU student currently living and studying in Cape Town, South Africa. A recent associate degree graduate, Oduol is now earning her bachelor’s degree in business.

When Our Students Teach Us So Much

A Report from Our Recent Africa Trip By President Paul LeBlanc, republished from the President’s Corner Blog I’ve just returned from almost three weeks of travel in Africa, covering four countries — Rwanda, South Africa, Malawi, and Namibia. I’ll share my reflections on the first three countries, which were site visits to the camps where…

The Key

By: Gentille Dusenge If you are a student, and you want to be successful, you should consider doing the following: Know your “why.” Be consistent. Live your life with integrity. And finally, never misuse any opportunity of connecting and seeking support. Knowing your “why” is the key to success. It is easy to know what…

After my degree at SNHU

By: Gentille Dusenge After I complete my Bachelor’s degree from Southern New Hampshire University, I plan to apply to schools and begin my Master’s degree. Also, I plan to apply for a job and begin to develop my own business. I am passionate about promoting social protection, especially for children in my country. A Master’s…

Beyond the classroom

By: Gentille Dusenge Studies have impacted my life beyond classroom in many ways. I have changed personally, professionally, and I have also changed socially and psychologically Studies have impacted my life beyond classroom because my professional life changed. The first thing I learned was time management. I was taught to use and to respect a…

What I love about being in the classroom

By: Gentille Dusenge Being in the classroom as a university student means a lot to me. When I am in the classroom, I think about the prayers I prayed before. I can remember times I prayed for being able to be in a classroom as a university student. Being in a classroom is the answer…

Meet Gentille

My name is Gentille Dusenge, and I am 25 years old. I currently live in Rwanda, where my family and I have been for 22 years in a refugee camp called Kiziba. My country of origin is Democratic Republic of Congo. I have 6 younger siblings, and I have a son. I recently earned my…