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Shenandoah Nursing Graduates Excel on Exam

Shenandoah University May 2019 nursing graduates outperformed national test-takers on the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).  Shenandoah has a 98.1% pass rate on the exam, which registered nurses must pass before they practice. Shenandoah’s pass rate exceeds the 2019 national pass rate of approximately 76% for all […]

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Nursing Professor Takes Expertise To The Border

During the week of Oct. 6, 2019, Shenandoah University Professor of Nursing Sharron Guillett, Ph.D., participated in a mission trip to Pharr, Texas, located about six miles from the Rio Grande border with Mexico. Many immigrants from Mexico live in small pop-up villages called “colonias” in this part of Texas. Most people in the “colonias” […]

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Nursing Professor’s Second Novel Published

Shenandoah University Nursing Professor Pam Webber, Ph.D., says that just like her first novel, “The Wiregrass,” its followup, “Moon Water,” contains “a nugget of truth wrapped in a blanket of fiction.” It’s a successful formula for Webber. “Moon Water” is the “Read of the Month” for September 2019 for the Southern Literary Review. Love, faith […]

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Brianne Casey

Shenandoah Nursing Grad’s App Targets Patient Satisfaction

What started as a class assignment for Shenandoah University graduate Brianne Casey is improving patients’ experience at hospitals and urgent care clinics. Casey created a website and smart phone app called Checked In that publishes patient wait times for emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, primary providers and specialists, as well as dentists’ offices. The app […]

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Shenandoah University nursing school class of 1967 makes toast at 50th reunion

Nursing Class of ’67 Gathers for Reunion

Six of the seven remaining members of Shenandoah’s 1967 graduating class of nurses gathered for a toast in early June in the Halpin Rotunda of the Health & Life Sciences Building (HLSB), a structure which wasn’t even yet a dream for Shenandoah 50 years ago. “We have seen it, touched it, felt it, stepped in […]

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Readiness & Luck

Brig. Gen. Lisa Doumont ’95, a senior ranking officer in the U.S. Armed Forces, learned her “can-do” attitude from her mother, who returned to nursing school at age 52. Doumont, who earned an associate degree in nursing at Shenandoah, has returned to the university for doctoral studies in organizational leadership. It’s not like she’s awash […]

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