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Psychology

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Active Minds message on a Shenandoah University sidewalk.

Active Minds Opens Conversations About Mental Health Disorders

– By Rachel Deanne Sherman ’18 The year is 2018. Mental health is still stigmatized, and people with mental illness have difficulty reaching out for help. While the stigmatization lessens with each passing year, students still find it difficult to talk about subjects like their anxiety or depression as well as many other mental health […]

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Shenandoah University Selected for CIC Intergenerational Connections Grant

Shenandoah University is pleased to announce it is one of a select group of 21 institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to receive a nearly $13,000 grant to implement an Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults program. This one-year grant will be used to enhance connections between undergraduate students […]

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Shenandoah students studying happiness in Fiji

Happiness Lessons From Fiji

A Shenandoah University class took time this summer to study happiness in perhaps the happiest place on Earth – Fiji. The “Psychology of Happiness” class, led by Associate Professor of Psychology Scott King, Ph.D., included a 10-day Global Experiential Learning trip to Fiji in May 2016. Alumnus Tim Doak ’13 (music therapy), who was stationed in […]

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Alumni Successes

Carpenter family of Shenandoah University alumni for summer 2016 Shenandoah magazine

Carpenter Family Anchored to Shenandoah

What do a musician, nurse, basketball player and scientist have in common? More than you might think, when they’re all members of the Carpenter family, which wouldn’t even exist without Shenandoah University. Read more about them in the summer 2016 issue of Shenandoah magazine.

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