Online Registration for 2015 Fall Semester

Friday, April 24
12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Online Registration for 2015 Fall Semester opens March 23 for graduate students and students with 84.00 or more completed credits; opens March 26 for students with 54.00 to 83.99 completed credits; opens March 31 for students with 24.00 to 53.99 completed credits; and opens April 3 for students with 23.99 or fewer completed credits. (Visiting and new students use paper registration forms.) Contact Hornet Central at 540/665-4514 or

Annual Dayton Alumni Reunion

Friday, April 24
12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Annual Dayton Alumni Reunion gathers those who attended Shenandoah before it moved from Dayton, Va., to Winchester in 1960. The weekend includes events in both Dayton and Winchester. Register for events via Contact Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Tina Stowell at 540/678-4375 or

Pharmacy Class of 2018 Car Wash

Friday, April 24
12:00 am – 11:59 pm
Pharmacy Class of 2018 Car Wash is at 5 Star Auto Spa Car Wash on Pleasant Valley Avenue (near Walmart). When you have your car washed, the P1 class receives 50% of the proceeds PLUS 50% of proceeds from frozen yogurt purchases at Frenchies next to the car wash. Enter one of these special coupon codes at the car wash pay station: Lava wash 317 or Basic wash 316. Share the code with friends and family. Contact student Terria Jones at

Nursing Research & Scholarship Symposium

Friday, April 24
8:15 am – 5:00 pm
17th Annual Nursing Research & Scholarship Symposium, sponsored by Rho Pi Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International, focuses on “Changing Trends in the Healthcare Climate: Forecast for Nursing.” The day begins with registration at 8:15 a.m. in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room. The morning keynote speaker is Peter Buerhaus, director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies at the Institute for Medicine & Public Health at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Afternoon keynote speaker is Anne Belcher, associate professor and co-director of the Office for Teaching Excellence at The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. Symposium fee is $100 prior to April 10 ($75 for speakers and poster presenters); $125 after April 10. Fee includes 5.5 contact hours and lunch. To receive a registration form, contact Rosalie Lewis at

Nepalese Food for The Little Sister Fund

Friday, April 24
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Chicken Curry & Cauliflower Curry for The Little Sisters Fund is in the Allen Dining Hall during lunch hours. Sample Nepalese food, and consider making a donation to the support The Little Sisters Fund, which fosters a sustainable educational environment for Nepalese girls by addressing the root causes of low female literacy in Nepal. The Little Sisters Fund provides safety, opportunity and hope through the gift of an education. Shenandoah students Sapana Ojha and Kriti Hada are the first two Nepalese students studying at Shenandoah thanks to the support of The Little Sisters Fund and the university. Sapana and Kriti each send $13 to the Fund every month so two more girls can go to school. In Nepal, $1 can buy school supplies for a girl for one month. ( Contact Sapana at

Used Audio Equipment Sale

Friday, April 24
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Used Audio Equipment Sale is from 1 to 3 p.m. in Ruebush Hall, Room 148. (Originally scheduled on April 17.) The Music Production & Recording Technology program and the Theatre Design & Production program are selling used and obsolete equipment that includes analog two-track tape recorders, cassette decks, DAT players and recorders, large and small mixing boards, wireless microphones, PA speakers, regular stereo speakers and CD players. Some items are damaged but repairable. All equipment is sold “as is.” First come, first served, no returns. Contact Associate Professor Music Production & Recording Technology Golder O'Neill at 540-665-5567 or

The Pulsera (Bracelet) Project

Friday, April 24
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Pulsera (Bracelet) Project, a nonprofit organization that educates, empowers and connects Nicaraguan youth with American students through the sale of colorful hand-woven bracelets, is set up from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center. The student group Estudiantes Unidos is selling bracelets (pulsera) to raise funds for the Pulsera Project. ( Contact Brenda Lee Nieves at

OSE Student-Employee End-of-Year Cookout

Friday, April 24
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
OSE Student-Employee End-of-Year Cookout is from 3 to 5 p.m. on the Clement Patio outside Allen Dining Hall. This cookout is for the many student-employees who manage the Brandt Student Center, Information Desk, Fitness & Recreation, Intramurals, Intercultural Programs, SOAR and Shenandoah Salvage Co. Graduating seniors will be recognized and Outstanding Service to OSE awards will be given to five remarkable employees. The staff with the largest percentage of attendance will be entered into a raffle drawing for free prizes! (Rain location is the Brandt Student Center Game Room.) Contact Maggie McCampbell Lien in Intercultural Programs at 540/535-3531 or FREE

Earth Week Celebration Cookout

Friday, April 24
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Earth Week Celebration Cookout, hosted by the Environmental Club, begins at 6 p.m. at the Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring Battlefield (1400 Parker Lane, Bluemont, Va.). Bring a sleeping bag, change of clothes and toiletries. Spend time in the great outdoors, and eat s’mores while you’re there! This is your opportunity to relax and recharge before the final exams crush. Drive yourself or carpool. Sign up now! Space is limited. Contact student Victoria Thomas at FREE

Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus”

Friday, April 24
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat), a main stage opera, is presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and $10 for non-SU students. Purchase tickets in advance at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre box office; call 540/665-4569 or go to All Shenandoah employees can pick up free tickets for conservatory events at any time. Free “rush” tickets are available to SU students two hours prior to any on-campus conservatory event.


Friday, April 24
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
“Cymbeline” is presented by Shut Up! It’s Shakespeare! at 7 p.m. (and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday) at the Abrams Creek Amphitheatre. Shut up! It's Shakespeare! is Shenandoah University’s non-profit, student-run Shakespeare troupe. It’s a group for students who are passionate about the Bard and who want to produce his works. SUIS productions are always free and open to everyone. No tickets required. You may bring a blanket and/or picnic. No alcohol; this production is on university property. Contact student Julie Hoffman at FREE

Ear Candy Concert

Friday, April 24
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Ear Candy Concert begins at 8 p.m. in Armstrong Concert Hall. FREE

Student Life Mega Yard Sale

Saturday, April 25
8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Student Life Mega Yard Sale begins at 8 a.m. in the lot along Millwood Avenue near the old armory and Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre entrance. Shenandoah students can sign up for free table space via by Monday, April 20. All individuals or student groups that sign up for tables are responsible for setting up their stuff, manning their tables, making change for customers, etc., and taking away the stuff they don’t sell. Each student or student group keeps 100% of their profits. Rain location is inside the old armory building, also on Millwood Avenue. Customers should park in the OBT or armory lots. Contact

Second SU Dash & Dye

Saturday, April 25
9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Second SU Dash & Dye begins with check in at 9:30 a.m. at Mumaw Plaza between Armstrong and Gregory halls; event begins at 10:30 a.m. Course is 3 miles, all on campus. As participants go through the course, they will pass eight paint spots, where they will splashed with brightly colored powder. Participants – Shenandoah students, faculty and staff – should wear white T-shirts. Pre-registration is required and FREE; those who register on the day of event pay $5. This is not a timed race; participants can go at their own paces. Healthy snacks are available at end of the event. Register at Contact FREE with advance registration

Lacrosse vs Lynchburg

Saturday, April 25
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Lacrosse vs Lynchburg, Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium, 2pm


Saturday, April 25
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
“Cymbeline” is presented by Shut Up! It’s Shakespeare! at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Abrams Creek Amphitheatre. Shut up! It's Shakespeare! is Shenandoah University’s non-profit, student-run Shakespeare troupe. It’s a group for students who are passionate about the Bard and who want to produce his works. SUIS productions are always free and open to everyone. No tickets required. You may bring a blanket and/or picnic. No alcohol; this production is on university property. Contact student Julie Hoffman at FREE

Catholic Mass

Saturday, April 25
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Catholic Mass with Fr. Stephen McGraw begins at 4 p.m. in Brandt Student Center, Room 120. Confession begins 15 minutes before Mass. Contact student and Catholic Campus Ministry President John “Tyler” Garner at or CCM Vice President Brianna Brophy at

Carpool to Catholic Mass

Saturday, April 25
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Carpool to Sacred Heart Catholic Church with fellow students. Meet at 5 p.m. at the Brandt Student Center main entrance; arrive for 5:30 p.m. mass. Contact Catholic Campus Ministry President John “Tyler” Garner at or CCM Vice President Brianna Brophy at

Shenandoah Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

Saturday, April 25
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Shenandoah Conservatory Percussion Ensemble performs at 8 p.m. in Armstrong Concert Hall. FREE

Spectrum Masquerade Ball

Saturday, April 25
8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Spectrum Masquerade Ball begins at 8 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center Ferrari Room. Music is by SU Upstream Radio and student performers. Food and beverages are provided. You don’t have to dress up, but masquerade costumes are encouraged. Craft supplies will be available so you can make your own mask. Spectrum is an LGBTQ+ campus organization for Shenandoah students and employees that aims to create safe environments where everyone can learn about each other and talk about issues of concern. Contact Spectrum president Alex Carney at FREE

Alumni Soccer Games for Women & Men

Sunday, April 26
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Alumni Soccer Games for Women & Men begin at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., respectively, at Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium. Register to play. Contact Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs Tina Stowell at 540/678-4375 or FREE

Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus”

Sunday, April 26
2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Johann Strauss’ “Die Fledermaus” (The Bat), a main stage opera, is presented at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and $10 for non-SU students. Purchase tickets in advance at the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre box office; call 540/665-4569 or go to All Shenandoah employees can pick up free tickets for conservatory events at any time. Free “rush” tickets are available to SU students two hours prior to any on-campus conservatory event.

Taste of India Dinner

Sunday, April 26
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Taste of India Dinner, hosted by the International Student Association, begins at 5 p.m. at the Winchester home of Vice President for Student Life Rhonda VanDyke Colby. This free dinner will be prepared by members of the International Students Association. This is a nice social event for all students, who can relax with friends before the stressful last two weeks of the semester! No food items will be made with peanuts. Directions will be sent after you sign up. Sign up via Contact student Sapana Ojha at FREE

“Beyond the Storybooks”

Sunday, April 26
8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
“Beyond the Storybooks” begins at 8 p.m. in Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall; doors open at 7:30 p.m. Shenandoah University is getting magical and it’s beyond the storybooks! Join us for one night only as we explore the worlds of various fairytales in concert and pay tribute to one of America’s greatest influences on family entertainment. From soarin’ and tumbling on a magic carpet ride, glass slippers, wishing upon stars, or reaching out to your friends on the other side, this concert will make you believe “anything can happen if you let it.” Contact student Rafael Martinez-Salgado at FREE

Catholic Bible Study

Sunday, April 26
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Catholic Bible Study is from 8 to 9 p.m. in Goodson Room 21. Contact Catholic Campus Ministry President John “Tyler” Garner at or CCM Vice President Brianna Brophy at



April is National Jazz Month and to celebrate, the Shenandoah Conservatory Jazz Department will host its annual 24-Hour Jazzathon beginning Wednesday, April 29, at 8 p.m. Students and faculty will perform on campus and in the community throughout the 24-hour period.

The Jazzathon will end on Thursday, April 30, which is also UNESCO’s official International Jazz Day. Proceeds from the event support student group travel to conferences and international tours, as well as supplement guest artists who perform and present masterclasses at Shenandoah Conservatory.

Similar to a walkathon, there are three ways you can support these students and faculty members:

Option 1: Pledge a certain amount for every hour the Shenandoah Conservatory Jazz Department performs. For example, if you pledge $1 for each hour, the total would be $24 hours at the end of the period.

Option 2: Donate a set amount. For example, you can donate a specified amount ($10, 20, etc.) for the event as a whole.

Option 3: Local businesses can purchase advertising during the event. A poster board displaying the business’s name and logo in front of the band is $75 per hour.

Questions? Contact Harrison Endowed Chair in Piano and Associate Professor of Jazz Piano Bob Larson, D.M.A., at or 540/665-4557.


The Sheetz located at 1683 Berryville Pike in Winchester now accepts Shenandoah University Flex and Hornet Dollars.

Hornet Dollars are additional monies that can be added to your university identification card (ID) and may be used at all Sodexo operated dining locations, select local restaurants (to purchase food and non-alcoholic beverages) and the campus bookstore. Any balance remaining will transfer to the next semester or school year.

Flex Dollars come with a student’s meal plan and do not carry over if unused. Flex Dollars may only be used for food and non-alcoholic beverages (both on- and off-campus).

For a full list of locations that accept Flex and Hornet Dollars, click here.


Senior J.J. McDaniel headlines seven Shenandoah University baseball players earning All-ODAC accolades in selections announced on April 23, as part of the start of the 2015 ODAC Baseball Tournament.

McDaniel, along with classmate Nolan Overby and juniors Billy Arens and Ricky Pardo, were all named first team All-ODAC.

Junior Darrell Thompson, Michael Scimanico and Ryan Mossman round out the honorees as second team selections.

Thompson and Scimanico were selected as starting pitchers with Mossman, a pitcher/outfielder combination player, was selected at the utility spot.

Read more here.


Shenandoah alumni from the 1950s and 1960s will put their skills on display on Saturday, April 25, in the second-ever “Dayton’s Got Talent” Show, during the annual Dayton Alumni Weekend. Each spring, alumni who attended the school when it was located in Dayton, Virginia, gather to reminisce and see how their school has grown.

The event will be held at 2 p.m. in Armstrong Hall, Room 39. It is free and all are invited to attend. To view the full schedule of events for this weekend, visit For questions or assistance, contact the Office of Alumni Affairs at 540/665-4511 or


Senior Jaclyn Mohlmann completed her participation in the 2015 Penn Relays on April 22, and finished with a total of 4,284 points.

Mohlmann’s 33.08-meter javelin throw for 535 points was the day two highlight – this is her second-best javelin throw ever.

She opened her day with a 4.89-meter long jump for 530 points before finishing with a 2:31.61 in the 800 meters for 673 points.

Mohlmann is back in action next week at the Liberty Twlight.

Read more here.


Junior Doc Schulte had a collective seven-over-par 151 on April 21, to lead the Shenandoah University men’s golf team to a fifth-place finish at the 2015 ODAC Championships.

Forced to sit Sunday and pulled off the course Monday due to poor weather, Shenandoah played all but six holes of the 36-hole event Tuesday.

After completing their opening round with a 312 Tuesday morning, the Hornets came back to shoot 311 in the afternoon to place fifth in the 10-team tournament.

Both rounds were played at the par 72, 6944-yard Jones Course at the Rock Barn Golf and Spa.

Guilford won the tournament with a 293-288–581 with Washington and Lee second and Randolph-Macon third.

Shenandoah, which trailed Bridgewater by four strokes heading into the final round, cut that deficit by one over the final 18 holes.

Junior Doc Schulte finished in a tie for ninth with his 76-75–151 while Seth Crean was tied for 22nd, Brennan Lloyd tied for 24th, Brett Dubin tied for 34th and Evan Cocke tied for 40th.

This concludes the team’s season. The 2015-16 campaign begins in early September.


Senior women’s lacrosse co-captain Liz Bereit has been named ODAC Player of the Week in selections announced by the league office on April 20.

Bereit, who leads Shenandoah with 47 goals and 18 assists for 65 points, had seven goals and five assists last week as the Hornets defeated Bridgewater and Virginia Wesleyan in a pair of ODAC contests.

After scoring a goal and three assists in a 10-9 win at Bridgewater on Wednesday, Bereit had six goals and two assists in the Hornets 17-16 victory at VWC Saturday.

Her final assist in the Virginia Wesleyan came with three seconds remaining in regulation to send the game in overtime and then she tallied the game-winning goal with 65 seconds remaining in the OT.

This is the second time this season, and fourth time in her career, that she has earned ODAC Player of the Week honors.

Bereit and the Hornets complete their regular season on Wednesday, April 22, with a 4 p.m. ODAC game at Randolph-Macon. The winner of that game earns the No. 2 seed and accompanying bye into the tournament semifinals.


Senior designated hitter Nolan Overby has been named ODAC Player of the Week for baseball in selections announced by the league office on April 20.

Overby hit .421 last week with eight hits in 19 at-bats as the Hornets wrapped up the regular season with four wins in seven contests.

He had four extra base hits, including three home runs, last week. In addition, Overby drove in 12 runs and he had at least one hit in five of the six games he played.

Overby is hitting .333 for the season with a team-high six home runs.

Shenandoah, the No. 1 seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament, is back in action on Thursday, April 23, at 11 a.m. versus sixth-seeded Eastern Mennonite.


Three members of the Shenandoah University men’s golf team have earned All-ODAC honors in selections announced at the league’s banquet on April 20, as part of championship weekend.

Head Coach Scott Singhass has been named as the Jack Jensen Coach of the Year while juniors Evan Cocke and Doc Schulte were named to the league’s first and second team, respectively.

Singhass earns the program’s first-ever Coach of the Year award after leading the Hornets to three top three finishes this season including a tie for the championship at the Glenn Heath Shipbuilders Memorial on April 13.

The Hornets have recorded three sub-300 rounds this season and had a best-ever ninth place showing at the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate at the end of March.

Cocke won the Camp Lejeune, shooting a four-under-par 210 to win the tournament by one stroke. The Centreville, Virginia native has a 75.80 stroke average this season with three top 10 finishes including that one win.

Schulte, now a two-time All-ODAC honoree, has a 76.33 stroke average with three top 10 finishes and one sub-par round.

His best round this season was a one-under 69 in the first round of the Camp Lejeune Intercollegiate.

The squad is in the midst of competing at the 2015 ODAC Championships at the Rock Barn Golf Club in Conover, North Carolina. Monday’s opening round was suspended; the tournament picked up today, April 21, at 7:30 a.m. with the completion of the first round in addition to the final 18-hole round.


The Spring 2015 issue of Shenandoah magazine has just been released and will hit mailboxes next week, but why wait for your hard copy when you can have a sneak peek via the online version? Click here to visit Shenandoah e-magazine, which includes original magazine content as well as additional video footage.

Learn how Shenandoah Conservatory students feel about their training and performance with legendary jazz trumpeter, music educator and Grammy Award-winning musician Wynton Marsalis; hear how physician assistant and acting students train one another through simulation exercises; discover how alumna and graduate student Kelsi Yingling connects music therapy and special education to make a difference in the classroom; and learn how entrepreneur and retired NBA star, and business symposium keynote speaker Norm Nixon’s work ethic and passion make his post-pro-basketball career so fulfilling.

Do you have information to share? Traveling this summer? Tell us your story. If you have news or faculty accomplishments, we’re now gathering information for the next online issue, which will cover news, faculty accomplishments and stories occurring from March 1 through May 29. Please send your news to by Monday, June 1. Questions? Contact Managing Editor Cathy Loranger at or 540/665-4510.


The Division of Student Life needs old, wood picture frames – any shape or size – for an art/craft class with local business Sweet Tea on Wednesday, April 29. Donate frames by taking them to the Brandt Student Center Information Desk, or by contacting Maggie McCampbell Lien at

Sweet Tea, a downtown Winchester business that specializes in unique finds and redesigns, will be in the Brandt Student Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, April 20, to show some of its unusual items.

Sweet Tea is back on campus Wednesday, April 29, to lead a free “Frame Your Bloom” class from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center. Students and employees can sign up for the class via Frame Your Bloom Class Sign Up. Space is limited to 20 people. Students are accepted first; employees can attend if space permits.


Through the Step Up Star Employee Recognition Program, the following individuals were recently recognized for outstanding service or care for others in our community: Karen Gonzol, Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing; Tammy Marco, Hornet Central; Karen Myers, Bulk Mail; Marjorie Orndorff, Hornet Central; and Harold “Tommy” Ross, Physical Plant.

The Step Up Star Employee Recognition program provides a way for staff, faculty, students and other members of the surrounding community to step up, take action to acknowledge university colleagues who provide outstanding service or care to individuals throughout our campus and beyond.

Acknowledgements may be submitted electronically or by completing a Star Card (available at the Brandt Student Center Information Desk), which is sent to the Staff Council Awards & Events Committee. The committee will notify the individuals to be acknowledged, and Step Up Stars will be announced each month in SUN-e.

Want more information about the program? Contact


Don’t forget: the next Full Staff Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 13, at 9 a.m. in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room.


The University Staff Council has announced a new date for its Annual Spring Cleanup Day, which was rescheduled from March due to weather. Beautify the campus and support a welcoming look and feel for the university on Wednesday, April 29. Two time slots are offered; one from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and another from noon to 2 p.m.

Don’t forget your gardening/work gloves. Click here to sign up for a time slot. Please note that employees may volunteer their time with supervisor approval. The time taken by an employee for this activity will not count against time accrued for vacation or personal days. Questions? Contact Sue O’Driscoll at


The students who form the “Rock the Bloom” committee have been meeting for months, planning Shenandoah’s three-day campus festival that complements Winchester’s Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.

Now, student volunteers are needed to help at all the on-campus events. Sign up to help on one, two or all three days: Thursday, April 30; Friday, May 1; and Saturday, May 2. You’ll have fun and receive a free “Rock the Bloom” T-shirt, too. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Maribel Cayetano at as soon as possible.


Shenandoah University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Rob Pryor announced on March 27, that registration for his 2015 summer camps are now open.

Pryor, who has just completed his fourth year as the Hornets head coach, will host two summer basketball camps for boys ages 7-16: one from Monday, June 22, through Friday, June 26, and another from Monday, August 3, through Friday, August 7.

The day camps run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. from Monday to Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon on Friday. Lunch is included in the $165.00 camp tuition for the first four days.

For additional information, please visit the camp page or contact Pryor at 540/665-4567.


If you receive an email that seems suspicious or asks you to verify any account information, it is more than likely a phishing or SPAM email. Please delete the email immediately or mark it as SPAM. Avoid clicking on links contained in the email.

Institutional Computing (IC) actively reports these types of emails and several websites the department has reported have been shut down. If you are not sure if an email is SPAM or not, please contact the IC Help Desk at or 540/665-5555.


Shenandoah University Head Volleyball Coach Jaime Terenzi has announced her spring and summer camp dates.

Terenzi, who has led her Hornets to three ODAC Tournament appearances in the squad’s three years of league play, will have two spring camp dates (Saturday, March 28, to Sunday, March 29; and Saturday, April 25, to Sunday, April 26) and two summer camp dates (Monday, June 29, through Thursday, July 2; and Monday, July 6, through Thursday, July 9).

For additional information or to sign up for a spring/summer camp, please click the link below.

Camp signup site


Director of General Education Amy Sarch, Ph.D., is working with a dynamic committee to revitalize the General Education Program via a Teagle Foundation grant. They’re laying the groundwork that could lead to some innovative changes in domain objectives, individual courses and program assessment.

One way for faculty members to get involved in the process is to attend a free informational lunch; ask questions, offer insights or just soak in the energy.

The next informational lunch is Tuesday, March 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Allen Dining Hall; it will be hosted by Associate Professor of Mathematics Paula Grajdeanu, Ph.D., and Henkel Family Chair in International Affairs and Professor of Political Science Eric Leonard, Ph.D. No RSVP is needed — just give your name to the cashier and look for Drs. Grajdeanu and Leonard.

Other informational lunch dates and times include: Thursday, March 26, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Friday, April 10, from noon to 1 p.m.; Monday, April 20, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.; and Tuesday, May 5, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Questions? Contact Dr. Sarch at


The Japanese Tea Café will still be held today, Feb. 17, and is from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center main hallway. Enjoy four traditional Japanese teas (white, black and two green) and Japanese cookies. FREE


Shenandoah University Head Baseball Coach Kevin Anderson and his staff will hold a free coaching clinic this weekend.

Anderson and assistants Bruce Cameron, Nick Sborz, Joe Bittner and Jacob Mays will hold the clinic beginning at 9:45 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 7, in Aikens Athletic Center on the Shenandoah University campus.

Clinic topics include coaching styles, warmups, hitting and pitching techniques as well as practice and game approaches designed to maximize efficiency and success.

The clinic is designed for youth and high school baseball and softball coaches.

“My assistants do a great job of teaching the game to our players, and I know this ability will translate to the youth coaches in the area,” Anderson said. “I look forward to a great day of talking baseball.”

This clinic is offered on a bi-annual basis with the next one planned for late winter, 2017.


Senior Jaclyn Mohlmann has been named ODAC Athlete of the Week for women’s indoor track & field in selections announced on Feb. 2, by the league office.

Mohlmann won the indoor pentathlon on Jan. 30, at the Captains Invitational hosted by Christopher Newport, besting a 15-woman field that featured nine competitors from NCAA Divisions I and II.

Mohlmann won three of the five events in the competition and coasted home to a 93-point win.

On Jan. 31, she set a new school record in the 400 meters.

This is third time in the past two years she has earned ODAC Athlete of the Week accolades.

Mohlmann and her teammates are back in action on Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Vince Brown Invitational hosted by Christopher Newport.


The 2015 Summer Orientation dates are as follows: Friday, June 5; Friday, June 19; Monday, June 29; and Friday, July 10.


“Individuals, organizations and businesses that want to post printed material of any kind on Shenandoah University property or within Shenandoah-operated buildings must first obtain written approval from the Student Life Information Coordinator in the Brandt Student Center,” says the Undergraduate Catalog on Page 119.

This means all posters and fliers must stamped “approved” by Student Life Information Coordinator Cathy Kuehner before you can hang them anywhere on campus. Her office is in Brandt Student Center, Room 122.

Across campus, use tacks on bulletin boards, and ask permission from a faculty or staff member before using tape. In the Brandt Student Center, use the grip strips in the main hallway, foyer near Shingleton and downstairs hall. Do not use tape or tacks on drywall walls anywhere – ever.

Posters and fliers that have not been stamped “approved” should be taken down. Questions, contact Kuehner at or


The Department of Public Safety wants you to remember that the speed limit on all campus roads is 15 MPH. The speed limit in all campus parking lots is 10 MPH – slower in the parking garage – and drivers must always be alert for cars backing out of spaces.

Drivers must stop at all campus stop signs, and drivers must always stop for pedestrians. Pedestrians, use crosswalks as much as possible, and look both ways before stepping out from between parked cars.

Learn more at or write to