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Award-winning science fiction author Tracy Canfield,

Science Fiction Writer Lectures on “Writing for Computer Games”

Award-winning science fiction/fantasy writer and computational linguist Tracy Canfield, author of the new computer game “I, Cyborg,” and whose short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including “Analog,” “Strange Horizons,” and Fantasy Magazine, spoke to students, faculty and staff on Thursday, April 12, in Henkel Hall, Hester Auditorium, in her lecture “Writing for Computer Games.”   […]

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Tracy Canfield

Shenandoah University Hosts ‘Writing for Computer Games,’ April 12

A book has the same beginning, middle, and end every time you read it, but what happens when you give readers control of the story? To answer that question, Shenandoah University’s English Department and the Willa Cather Endowment will host “Writing for Computer Games,” a discussion featuring award-winning science fiction writer and computational linguist Tracy […]

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Brenda Nieves

Hornets Joining the Peace Corps

In celebration of the Peace Corps’ 57th anniversary on March 1, the agency kicked off Peace Corps Week to commemorate the contributions of volunteers and their communities worldwide.  “Peace Corps volunteers develop enduring connections with the people and places where they serve. Communities around the globe welcome volunteers into their hearts and homes. This year, Peace […]

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Alumni Successes

Images of Shenandoah University graduates Brenda Nieves ’18 and Maddie Albornoz ’18, who will enter Peace Corps service in September.

Shenandoah Graduates Join The Peace Corps

– By Rachel Deanne Sherman ’18 For the first time, two new Shenandoah alumnae will serve in the Peace Corps at the same time. Brenda Nieves ’18 and Maddie Albornoz ’18 leave for their programs in September. Heading to Indonesia Nieves will teach English in Indonesia and assist with strengthening an English speaking program. She […]

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