ONE MONTH AWAY!
Homecoming Weekend 2015 begins October 2! We hope you are planning to join your fellow classmates and friends for a few days full of exciting activities. It's time to register for the events you plan to attend! This year, we have a variety of activities for everyone. We look forward to seeing you back at your alma mater. Registration is open for the following events:
- Pit Party - Oct. 2 ( 7-11 p.m.)
- Distinguished Alumni Awards Presentation and Luncheon - Oct. 3 ( 12:30 p.m.)
- Tailgate Party & Football Game - Oct. 3 ( 5 - 7:30 p.m.)
- Old Town Crawl - Oct. 3 ( 10 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.)
- Alumni Athletic Games - Oct. 3 - 4
A Message from Becky Merriner '01 SU Alumni Association President
Hello, my name is Becky Merriner, and I am very excited to be the new President of the Shenandoah University’s Alumni Board!
Read more from Becky Merriner's monthly column.
Move-in Day Recap!
Just in case you weren't able to help with Move-In Day 2015 here are some highlights of the day!
Alumni Board Profile: Lawerence Webb ’97
"Some of my fondest memories were spent at Shenandoah,” describes Lawrence Webb ’97, one of SU's newest Alumni Board members.“I feel that I need to give back to Shenandoah for all that it has given me.” Born in Kenbridge, Virginia, Webb earned a B.A. in Mass Communications and a graduate certificate in Public Management. At the time, Political Science was not a major, Webb decided on Mass Communications because it was an outlet for his interest in government and public policy. “In the line of work I am a part of learning how to control the message is imperative.” Webb credits former professor Liz Colton for giving him that insight, “she saw that I was politically active and saw that it would help me in my future endeavors.” Continue reading about Webb
Video of the Month
Shenandoah Conservatory alumna, Sara (Ruzicka) King '07, recently performed with pop/rock legend, Carole King, on the Today Show! Ruzicka (center of trio) is currently an ensemble member in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" on Broadway.
Come and celebrate National Physical Therapy Month with Shenandoah University's Division of Physical Therapy
Over Homecoming weekend, the SU Division of Physical Therapy is holding their 12th annual Green Circle 5K and Kid's Mile on Saturday, Oct. 3. All proceeds raised will go to support students' efforts through the student-run organization, SU PT Thrive, to participate in several medical missions trips to provide physical therapy services to the underserved. If you would like to register click here and use the coupon code: SUAlum to save $4 on your registration fee.
September Facebook Fan of the Month
Congratulations to the September Facebook Fan of the Month, Catherine Via Burzio (C '93). Burzio was at Rock Church (Temppeliaukio) in Helsinki, Finland where she attended a piano concert and visited friends.
This photo will now be the profile picture for the SU Alumni Association Facebook Fanpage for September. Please submit your photos now to become the September Facebook Fan of the Month. Send all photos with captions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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