Ironmonger

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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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

Linde Hayen Herman-11-2013

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

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Shenandoah University celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Global Citizenship Project (GCP)

Shenandoah University’s Global Citizenship Project (GCP) was conceived 10 years ago when the estate of Dr. Nancy Larrick Crosby, a former trustee and friend of the university, made a generous contribution to Shenandoah to use to further its mission in a meaningful… Read More

Perfecting Their Craft-11-2013

PERFECTING THEIR CRAFT Shenandoah Conservatory Prepares Artists for Careers in Film, Television and New Media

Actor, author, director and filmmaker J.J. Ruscella, M.F.A., assistant professor of theatre/acting and director of Shenandoah Conservatory’s new acting program, and his artistic colleagues are on a mission. That mission — and they choose to accept it — is to… Read More