Joel Mugisha, SNHU student at Kiziba Refugee Camp, Rwanda, January 19, 2018Joel was born in Kiziba Camp in 1997. His parents are from Congo, and arrived at Kiziba in 1996. After completing primary and ordinary school in Kiziba and advanced school outside the camp, Joel started his SNHU degree in 2017. This interview took place
Yvette says she always dreamed about obtaining a degree that would prepare her “for the reality of the workplace.
In May SNHU’s GEM launched in Cape Town, checking off the third of our four-country site launch list for the year. As with our other launches, there was an incredible buzz of positive energy from the students. Most of SNHU’s GEM Scalabrini students have been living in South Africa for five to 15 years, trying
Bringing together partners from Lebanon, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, and South Africa was a special moment for the GEM team.
Sanky is from the Democratic Republic of Congo and has been living in the Dzaleka Refugee camp in Malawi for over 10 years. He received his diploma (45 credits) from Regis University, where he focused on social work. Sanky is planning on shifting his studies from social work over to business once he starts his
The global refugee crisis is complex and requires concerted political, economic, social, and legal action in order to be addressed effectively. Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is pioneering an innovative program to deliver more than a high-quality university education to some of the world’s most disadvantaged learners. Our refugee education programs enable refugees around the
While the majority of our work over the next two years focuses on educating refugees outside of the U.S., our project is inextricably linked to the political climate in the US. This is especially true given the many referendums involving resettlement coming directly from the White House. This leads to further discussion about refugees at
Eugenie seized the opportunity to show her talents at when SNHU opened the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree.
Sadiki was accepted in the first cohort of students when SNHU opened the campus in Kiziba Refugee Camp.
The question I often get is “Why SNHU?” On one level, my response is, “Who else?”