The links below are some of the university’s media placements, which include stories about Shenandoah University and articles in which Shenandoah University students, faculty and staff serve as experts.
- NBC Nightly News’ “Commencement 2017: Our Annual Salute to This Year’s Graduating Class” included Shenandoah University video clips at 1:55, 2:38 and 3:51.
- Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business Assistant Dean of Student Affairs & Professor of Sports Management Fritz Polite, Ph.D., gives his expert opinion on the relationship between HBCUs and the NCAA in an article by VICE Sports titled “The Plot to Disrupt the NCAA with a Pay-for-Play HBCU Basketball League.”
- Student Adalia Jimenez, one of Shenandoah’s own, was mentioned in this Washington Post article as a long-time performer of the national anthem at Washington Nationals games.
- A presentation by Associate Professor of Foreign Languages Bryan Pearce-Gonzales, Ph.D., was mentioned in a USA Today College article about the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
- Coverage of Shenandoah and Inova’s collaborative partnership to educate the next generation of healthcare professionals was highlighted in these articles by Virginia Business, Washington Business Journal and WTOP. Virginia Business also highlighted Shenandoah and Inova’s role in genetic mapping in an additional article.
- The Little Balance Box, a product developed by a Shenandoah University physical therapy graduate Shannon Riek Davis ’03, was featured on the Today Show in a clip about mom entrepreneurs. Davis lives and works in California, and markets this product on the side.
- Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences Craig Richard, Ph.D., was mentioned in an article in Smithsonian Magazine about research into autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) and featured in a video by Business Insider about “the massive internet community that’s obsessed with ‘brain-tingling’ sounds.”
- Shenandoah Conservatory at Shenandoah University was highlighted in American Theatre magazine’s article, “Not Only in New York: 13 Musical Theatre Programs Outside of Manhattan,” which noted that the school “has developed a reputation as the ‘pop/rock’ school, as the program’s faculty are dedicated to and experienced in the genre.”
- Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences Craig Richard, Ph.D., discusses with Buzzfeed aspects of autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR).
- Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business Assistant Dean of Student Affairs & Professor of Sports Management Fritz Polite, Ph.D., discusses Colin Kaepernick – and his decision not to stand for the national anthem – with the Christian Science Monitor.
- Shenandoah University’s Vice President for Administration & Finance Robert “Bob” Keasler discusses the Higher Education Systems and Services Consortium in an article he wrote for the American Council on Education titled “Leveraging Size to Save Costs.”
- Harry F. Byrd, Jr. School of Business Assistant Dean of Student Affairs & Professor of Sports Management Fritz Polite, Ph.D., discusses activism in sports, specific to the WNBA, with the Christian Science Monitor.
- NBC Nightly News’ “Commencement 2016: Our Annual Salute to the Year’s Graduating Class” included video clips of Shenandoah University graduates at 2:29, 2:33 and 3:59.
- Shenandoah University’s three percent increase in enrollment was highlighted in this article from The Washington Post.
- Dean of Spiritual Life and Director of the Institute for Church Professions Rev. Justin Allen, D.Min., is a signatory to “An Open Letter to the Paris UN Climate Convention from Religious Leaders in U.S. Higher Education,” which was posted on HuffPost Religion on Dec. 9.
- Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Jon Gettman, Ph.D., is quoted in this Washington Post article about the rise of marijuana arrests in Virginia.
- “How Cultural Differences Affect America’s Pastime,” a HuffPost Live broadcast that aired on Oct. 20, included comments by Assistant Professor of Sport Management Fritz Polite, Ph.D. The broadcast focused on how different cultures approach America’s pastime and whether there should be standard MLB etiquette.
- Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Jon Gettman, Ph.D., is quoted in this NBCNews.com article about the legalization of marijuana in Washington, D.C.
- The Baltimore Sun featured a photo of the unveiling of a life-sized grand piano cake during the university’s All-Steinway Celebration.
- Assistant Professor of Sport Management Fritz Polite, Ph.D., discusses baseball’s culture clash with USA Today.
- Professor of Biopharmaceutical Sciences Craig Richard, Ph.D., discusses with the Denver Post his involvement autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) research.
- Voice pedagogy student Carolyn Sebron discusses the Metropolitan Opera Company’s decision to drop the longstanding use of theatrical, blackface style makeup with PRI.
- Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance Clifford Thies, Ph.D., speaks with NPR’s Robert Siegel about Mississippi’s unpaid bonds from the 1840s and collecting on old state-owed debt.
- Shenandoah alumnus Paul Wissman ’15 “flips out” in a photo featured by AL.com
- NBC Nightly News: Class of 2015: A Roundup of Our Favorite Commencement Speeches (video clip of Paul Wissman’s flip appears at 3:41)
- Shenandoah University nursing student Kriti Hada was quoted in this USA Today article about trying to get in touch with relatives from Nepal after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake.
- In a U.S. News & World Report article about thriving liberal arts colleges, Vice President for Academic Affairs Adrienne Bloss, Ph.D., discusses the strong connection between the liberal arts and professional/pre-professional programs.
- Research by Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Jon Gettman, Ph.D., was highlighted in the U.S. News & World Report article, Colorado Pot Arrests Still Have Racial Disparity.
- The Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra received a rave review from Michael J. West of the Washington Post for their world premiere performance of Wynton Marsalis’ “Blues Symphony” on Feb. 4.