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Shenandoah University nursing student in blue scrubs looking at iPad in simulation lab.

Shenandoah Nursing Program Among Virginia’s Top Performers

Shenandoah University’s Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing’s undergraduate program is the top nursing program offered by a private college or university in Virginia, according to 2022-23 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report.  The ranking is also reflected in the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX) exam first-time pass rates posted […]

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Shenandoah Family Nurse Practitioner faculty and students at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free pop-up clinic in Luray, Virginia in July.

Shenandoah Nursing News: Summer 2022

Under the supervision of the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Program Director Sharon Simon, DNP, and FNP Assistant Professor Martha Vesterlund, DNP, 10 FNP students volunteered at the Remote Area Medical (RAM) free pop-up clinic in Luray, Virginia on July 9. By the end of the day, volunteers had worked together to see 145 patients and provide […]

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Alumni Successes

Nursing alum Ryan Beaman's graphic novel, The Stretcher Bearers

Nursing Graduate Pens Graphic Novel

Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing graduate Ryan Beaman ’17  has written a graphic novel with their brother, Reid, who also illustrated the work, called ”The Stretcher Bearers.” Ryan, who lives in eastern North Carolina, also works as a registered nurse. The reviews for the graphic novel are glowing:  “‘The Stretcher Bearers’ is an exciting, hard-hitting […]

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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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