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Virtual Screening & Discussion Shine a Light on Gerrymandering

The Political Science Department of Shenandoah University, in conjunction with the Alamo Drafthouse Winchester, invites you to learn more about gerrymandering, its historical roots in redistricting, the “fight” to change the way our political maps are drawn, and to take part in a Monday, April 20, virtual discussion of the 2020 documentary “Slay the Dragon.” […]

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U.S. Constitution

Shenandoah to Host Constitution Day Event on Sept. 19

The electoral landscape in the United States is a constantly shifting system of electoral behaviors and institutional rules. Redistricting – the redrawing of district lines after the census – is a highly partisan, contentious part of this process. The outcome of redistricting significantly impacts the electoral landscape, and has an important effect on how representation […]

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Shenandoah Honors Faculty Retirees

This spring, the university community honors four highly respected, long-term faculty members as they prepare for retirement. Professor of Music (Theory) Donald Black, M.F.A., M.A.; Director of Church Music and Professor of Music (Organ, Harpsichord) Steven Cooksey, Ph.D.; Professor of Religion and Philosophy John Copenhaver, Ph.D.; and Professor of Political Science William Shendow, Ph.D., each […]

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Alumni Successes


Law & History

After receiving an honorable discharge from the United States Marine Corps, Jeffrey L. Harding ’81 began his first semester at Shenandoah University. Shenandoah was flexible with his admission and he was able to graduate in three years, graduating with honors and receiving the Barclay History Award. SU continues to excel in all levels of academics.The […]

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Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards Presented at Shenandoah University

Shenandoah University presented one of its top honors, the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, to seniors Duasiané Benjamin ’18 and Karen Cornejo-Guillen ’18 at the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Ceremony in Goodson Chapel-Recital Hall on Friday, May 11, and to Assistant Professor of Nursing Naomi Pitcock, D.N.P., RN, during the 2018 commencement ceremony on […]

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