Category: Announcement

  • Summer ’22 Course Schedule

    We are pleased to announce that our Summer 2022 schedule is confirmed! These sections are pretty much locked in; we will only open new sections when/if enough new registrations come in. If you have any scheduling concerns please contact [email protected] or email the Curriculum Coordinator at [email protected] All times are listed in EDT, and don’t […]

  • Digital Text

    Mining through the Margins: Introducing Digital Text for Summer 2022 

    By Bronwyn Rivera.   Elves never grin. Not in Tolkien’s universe, anyway. Grinning is reserved for humans, hobbits, and orcs. The elves prefer to smile. Herman Melville prefaces his magnum opus, Moby Dick, with an etymological breakdown of the word “whale” in thirteen different languages. If you want to figure out how many times “tomorrow” […]

  • mugs and pewter cups for celebrating community with refreshing and comforting beverages

    A Community of Learners

    by Alexandria Miracola Have you been searching for an online university that provides a wide variety of opportunities to connect with fellow students? If so, we here at Signum University are pleased to report that your search has come to an end. Whether students hope to find community online or at in-person events (or a […]

  • On a field of snow, white flowers in a vase with greens and a single red rose propre.

    Learn What You Love!

    We’re not here for chocolates, cards, and romance.  What about the Big Three: Philosophy, the love of wisdom,  Philology, the love of words, and Philomathy, the love of learning? A family takes Latin SPACE courses together.  A Master’s program student invited his mum to join him in a Germanic Philology course — and now she’s […]

  • Laurel Stevens partially hidden behind a book. She's in a library in front of a wealth of other books and she's lovingly clutching one with an old-looking binding, as if she is getting Old Book Fumes. She's peeking over the top of the beautiful cover and looking off to the right, as though to be sure no one is catching her!

    Innovative Library for the New Millennium

    by Alexandria Miracola.    Book lovers the world over know the particular sense of wonder that can only captivate a person as they walk through the doors of a library. Whole worlds of knowledge await them, and they are the adventurer tasked with uncovering these hidden treasures. While one could understandably assume removing the physical […]

  • Gabriel Schenk's endearing asymmetrical smile belies the razor sharp mind behind the man raised in the airs of Oxford.

    Of Kaleidoscopes and Kings: The Return of King Arthur for Spring 2022

    By Bronwyn Rivera How do you define a hero? What does it mean to identify someone as strong or chivalrous in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries? How are authors addressing issues relevant to history, culture, and their individual interests? (And while we’re at it, how do kaleidoscopes have anything in common with kings?) These […]

  • Goldberry Comes to Signum U!

    Friends, registration is open for the Spring 2022 term in the MA and Graduate diploma programs.  When you follow this link, you can look over courses and click on “Register Now” to be introduced to Goldberry, our brand new registration system. Goldberry is intuitive and easy to use!  Simply log in with your @SignumU student […]

  • Signum Launches Into SPACE!

    On October 16th, University President Corey Olsen announced the exciting launch of our SPACE program!  SPACE answers the call for non-academic one-month courses for folks who love learning.  Staffed by our world-class faculty, proposed SPACE modules include short courses in literature (including anime!), the humanities, language acquisition and maintenance, and creative writing. Students set the […]

  • Stack of fantasy and sci-fi books

    Are you ready for an adventure?

    by Alexandria Miracola Signum University is, undoubtedly, the perfect place to begin yours. Here, you’ll meet fellow lovers of language and literature, with whom you’ll explore imaginative and perilous realms and make all manner of unexpected discoveries. Still, while all this sounds tempting, we suppose you have plenty of questions, and we’re here to shed […]

  • Governor Sununu Signs Signums Authorization into Law

    A Long-Desired Signature!

    July 29, 2021:  New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has signed a simple piece of legislation into law.  Senate Bill 513 on New Hampshire’s 2021 docket authorizes Signum University to grant the Master of Arts Degree.  State Senator Ruth Ward sponsored the bill and walked with the university right up through the historic signing. The one-sentence […]