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Schweitzer Authors Holocaust Book

Associate Professor of Comparative Literature (French and German) and Director of Gender and Women’s Studies Petra M. Schweitzer, Ph.D., has published the book, “Gendered Testimonies of the Holocaust: Writing Life.” The book builds on work Dr. Schweitzer has done by hosting a Holocaust Studies conference on campus, teaching for the First-Year Seminar and Gender & […]

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Shenandoah Receives VFIC Instructional Technology Grant

A team of Shenandoah faculty and staff have been awarded a $5,000 Virginia Foundation for Independent Colleges (VFIC) grant for their project: “One to Many: Shared Digital Scholarship.” In this project, students will research, document, curate and publish their work in the context of humanities and social science classes. The goal is to promote development […]

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Alumni Successes

Niulk Franco Marin ’17

Shenandoah Alumna Marin ‘17 Wins Fulbright Award

Shenandoah University alumna Niulka Franco Marin ’17 is the recipient of a Fulbright Award, the first Shenandoah undergraduate alumna to ever win a Fulbright Award, and one of two undergraduate Fulbright recipients this year. The Fulbright Program was created to promote healthy relationships between countries and spread awareness of cultural differences. According to the program, […]

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Allie King

Spanish graduate Allie King has been accepted to the Articulated Master’s program (Ed.M.) in TESOL at Teachers College, Columbia University. She previously earned a BA in French from Carnegie Mellon, an MEd in Foreign Language Education from the University of Pittsburgh, and a BA in Spanish from Shenandoah University. King was the 2012 winner of […]

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