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Beyond Conventional Learning – Academic Innovations at Shenandoah University

Challenging students with new methods of learning is part of Shenandoah University’s commitment to preparing each student not only with academic knowledge, but with the emotional intelligence and thought processes necessary to successfully adapt and evolve throughout their professional careers.… Read More

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Following in a Pioneer’s Footsteps – Pharmacy Student Pursues His Dream

Growing up in Albany, Ga., fourth-year pharmacy student Robert “Bo” Spires ’14, Pharm.D./ M.B.A., often dreamed of owning his own business. Little did the former electrical engineer know that one day he would fulfill that desire — not as an… 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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Bloss Arrives as New Vice President for Academic Affairs

Shenandoah University’s newest academic administrator, Adrienne G. Bloss, Ph.D., joined Shenandoah’s senior leadership team on July 8 as vice president for academic affairs (VPAA). Formerly the associate dean for academic affairs and institutional relations at Roanoke College, Dr. Bloss succeeds… Read More

Five Year Plan 2008-2013 – A Summary

In June 2013, the university completed its first five-year strategic plan under the leadership of President Tracy Fitzsimmons, Ph.D. Shenandoah’s Strategic Plan 2008-2013 emerged from purposeful conversations, surveys and input sessions with all university constituency groups, including students, faculty, staff,… Read More