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Shaping Lives: Multiple Generations Attend Shenandoah

The Shaffer-Barbera-Ironmonger family tradition began at Shenandoah approximately 90 years ago. The importance of this tradition is best summarized by Percy Ironmonger ’64, who said, “Shenandoah shaped our lives.” For four generations, Percy and Rita Barbera ’64 Ironmonger’s family have attended… Read More

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Shenandoah Honors Faculty Retirees

This spring, the university community honors four highly respected, long-term faculty members as they prepare for retirement. Professor of Music (Theory) Donald Black, M.F.A., M.A.; Director of Church Music and Professor of Music (Organ, Harpsichord) Steven Cooksey, Ph.D.; Professor of… Read More

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Scrutinizing ‘Quality’ – Obama Administration Proposes New College Ratings System

In his 2014 State of the Union Address in January, President Barack Obama reaffirmed his intention to hold U.S. colleges and universities accountable for quality and affordability. As a result, higher education institutions can expect more media dialogue and governmental… Read More

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Musical Theatre Program Director and Associate Professor of Music Theatre Jonathan Flom, M.F.A., Releases New Book

Musical Theatre Program Director and Associate Professor of Music Theatre Jonathan Flom, M.F.A., released a new book, “Act Like It’s Your Business: Branding and Marketing Strategies for Actors,” published by Scarecrow Press. “I’m particularly proud of this book because it represents… Read More

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Linde’ Hayen Herman – 1924-2013

Shenandoah Conservatory lost a dear friend and an accomplished faculty member in August. The celebrated actor and educator Lindé Hayen (Creekmore) Herman of Strasburg, Va., died on August 12, 2013. Lindé served as director of the Children’s Theatre at Shenandoah… Read More