ShenEd is all about making connections: between ideas, people and disciplines. You'll connect concepts learned in ShenEd classes to your major and to experiences encountered outside the classroom.
The process of making connections is also central to ShenEd's signature Town Hall program. In Town Hall classes, you'll read and write about, research and discuss controversial public issues in preparation for an April Town Hall event. At the event, community consultants facilitate small group conversations, through which you'll continue to explore your perspectives on your class’s topic and discover more about the implications of your research.
The Associate Provost’s office will provide guidelines for students who are trying to finish their General Education requirements once ShenEd is implemented.
Support will be offered to advisors, and a system will be set in place with the Registrar's Office so that students will not be burdened by the change.
Shenandoah University’s Going Global Initiative Is A Series Of Building Blocks That Begin With Our Going Global First-Year Seminar (FYS).
Through FYS, you’ll develop a sense of community, lift borders, and maintain, deepen and expand a feeling of belonging to the university and global community. You’ll realize that you can make a difference – a difference that begins with you.
In the fall, all first-time Shenandoah students register for one of the 24 Going Global offerings. Course topics range from Ghost Stories & Legends to Development and Disaster Relief. All classes focus on a global theme, are small in size, and are challenging and highly interactive.
Shenandoah University was in the midst of revising its general-education curriculum about four years ago when Amy Sarch, an associate provost there, heard about an unusual program on the other side of ... Continue Reading How One College Made Its…