Celebrating the SNHU GEM Class of 2022

SNHU joined our in-country partners in celebrating graduates from Rwanda, Lebanon, and South Africa.

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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)


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


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


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


of students enrolled in GEM are female.

Notebook: GEM’s Blog

“This degree has changed my life”: Interview with SNHU GEM graduate Rose Bampende Maskini

SNHU GEM graduate, Rose, shares her experience pursuing a degree as a refugee and mother of four in Cape Town, South Africa.

“Partnership is at the heart of our program”: Rachael Sears reflects on collaboration and mentorship at SNHU GEM

SNHU Vice President and Global Education Movement Executive Director, Rachael Sears, reflects on her recent participation at the Times Higher Education and Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium conferences.