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SU Global Mandarin

Shenandoah University Offers Virtual Mandarin Language Classes

Shenandoah University, in partnership with faculty members from Yangtze Normal University (YZNU), launched Mandarin language and Chinese cultural classes in 2019. This past year, SU added another partner to this program, the renowned College of International Education at Shenyang Normal University (SYNU), to continue to offer the Mandarin language program virtually during the pandemic. Live […]

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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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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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