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Photo of Shenandoah University Family Nurse Practitioner Director Sharon Simon, DNP.

Friday Faculty Spotlight: Sharon Simon, DNP

Throughout this academic year, we’ve been getting to know our faculty members better through the Friday Faculty Spotlight. Since the SUN-e publishes only on Wednesdays throughout the summer months, this week’s spotlight is our last until August. However, we’re finishing up the spring semester strong with Assistant Professor of Nursing Sharon Simon, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, […]

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Nursing students Mackenzie Dierberg (left) and Gabriella Raspanti (right) talk about balancing studies with being a student-athletes on Shenandoah University's women's lacrosse team.

Thriving in the Balance

Shenandoah University student-athletes are always engaged in a balancing act, as they integrate their athletic and academic responsibilities. However, there’s a particular intensity for undergraduate nursing student-athletes, who, like many Shenandoah students, not only begin their professional training in their first year, but are also in a highly technical program that requires intensive study as […]

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Shenandoah University Assistant Professor of Nursing Beth Ballenger with one of her therapy bunnies (in a basket).

Friday Faculty Spotlight: Beth Ballenger

This week’s Friday Faculty Spotlight has a cuddly component – bunnies! Assistant Professor of Nursing and Campus Learning Lab coordinator Karen “Beth” Ballenger, Ph.D., mixes her love of rabbits with her research into lowering stress and anxiety levels, particularly within health care (it was even the topic of her doctoral research!). We hope you enjoy […]

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Alumni Successes

Ekemini E. Emah

Nurse Leader Trains Others For Military Service

Ekemini E. Emah ’09 has used her Shenandoah education to fly high in her nursing career, first as a Pentagon flight medicine nurse manager and now as a chief education and training preventionist for the U.S. Air Force. Shenandoah gave me the opportunity to build friendships that will last a lifetime.” Ekemini E. Emah ’09 […]

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