Robbyn Glinsmann wanted to be an educator ever since her second grade class with Mrs. Hyatt.
Growing up in Eastman, Georgia, a small town outside of Atlanta, SNU was probably the last place Derrick Gillis expected to end up. But life changed when he and his mom moved from Georgia to Houston,Texas.
Less than 40 percent of teen mothers graduate high school, and the odds of completing college are far more dismal. Fewer than 3 percent of foster youth earn a 4-year college degree. Nationwide, first-generation college students drop out at more than double the rate of students who had parents graduate college.
SNU welcomes Mark Nadig as the new VETS Center Director. Nadig joins the SNU family with 24 years of service in the Army and lofty goals.
As news became available about COVID-19, SNU quickly pivoted to offer online and virtual instruction to students. Several departments worked together to ensure learning could still continue in the face of what SNU President Keith Newman called an “ever-evolving and changing situation.”