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History & Social Sciences Secondary Education



Artist Shares Paintings and Wisdom with Shenandoah University

On Oct. 2, students, faculty and residents of Winchester, Virginia, gathered around Andrei Kushnir, renowned oil painter, to welcome 18 of his artworks on display at Shenandoah University. Kushnir also joined Professor of Art Geraldine Kiefer, Ph.D., in teaching three of her classes. Kushnir’s paintings, which are on long-term loan to the university, hang within […]

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“The Atmosphere of Hate: Experiencing a Civil Rights Era Sit-In”

Participants can immerse themselves in the “Atmosphere of Hate,” felt by African-Americans as they engaged in nonviolent protest to challenge segregation by sitting at a whites-only lunch counter in 1960. People can don virtual reality goggles to step into the “past” on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the […]

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Alumni Successes

Johnathon Noyalas

Alumnus Named 2016 SCHEV Outstanding Faculty Award Winner

Congratulations to Jonathan Noyalas ’01, who has been named one of the statewide Outstanding Faculty Award (OFA) winners for 2016. Noyalas serves as assistant professor of history and director of the Center for Civil War History at Lord Fairfax Community College. He is also an adjunct assistant professor of history at Shenandoah University. The State […]

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Meet Your Alumni Board – David A. Hartley ’82

In a post-graduation conversation with Shenandoah President Dr. Robert Parker (1969-1982), David A. Hartley ’82 was offered an admissions counselor position at the university. Hartley had no other plans, so he accepted the offer saying that he would do this for a couple of years until he found something else. “Little did I know that 30 years […]

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