Carpenter Family Anchored to SU 


 

What do a musician, nurse, basketball player and scientist have in common? More than you might think, when they’re all members of the Carpenter family, which wouldn’t even exist without Shenandoah University.

After participating in an advanced admission program her junior year of high school, Susan Cusick-Carpenter (AS ’82, HP ’84) knew she wanted to attend Shenandoah University. Susan received her Bachelor of Science in psychology in 1982, but decided to stay for an additional two years to complete a degree in nursing. It was during these two additional years, that Susan met her future husband.

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  Featured Class Note of the Month


 

Phillip Morse, Jr. (AS ’16) is the first Shenandoah University baseball player taken in the Major League Draft in at least the past 25 years when he was selected by the Washington Nationals on June 11.


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A Message from Becky Merriner ’01 
SU Alumni Association President

 

Dear Alumni, Faculty, Staff and Friends,

On May 20, I had the pleasure of attending the Nursing Alumni Social and unveiling of the Eleanor Wade Custer portrait by Nursing Dean Kathryn M. Ganske, Ellen Custer Morgan and Linda Custer Russell. As a business major, I was in awe as I learned more about Miss Custer and how the School of Nursing came to bear her name. Miss Custer was instrumental in providing both advice and financial support to Shenandoah.

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 Calling All International Alumni


 

Are you an international student or do you live abroad? Shenandoah is in the process of creating an online international community and we need your help.  “Like” the international page on Facebook and share your stories with us.  


 


Event Recap:

 

Nursing Alumni Social and unveiling of the Eleanor Wade Custer Portrait
Nursing Dean Kathryn M. Ganske, Ellen Custer Morgan and Linda Custer Russell unveiled a portrait of Eleanor Wade Custer on May 20 during the Nursing Alumni Social. The School of Nursing bears Miss Custer’s name. She was instrumental in providing both advice and financial support to Shenandoah. Her legacy has had a lasting impact through the establishment of the Eleanor Wade Custer Nursing Endowment and the Eleanor Wade Custer Lecture Series.  Miss Custer’s portrait will hang in the dean’s suite as a reminder of her dedication and support of nursing. To view pictures from the event, click HERE

School of Pharmacy Alumni Gala with Retirement of Dean Alan B. McKay On June 4, the Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy celebrated their 20th anniversary and the retirement of founding Dean Alan B. McKay at Valerie Hill Vineyard & Winery in Stephens City, Virginia. Alumni from all years came back to celebrate and socialize. A portrait of Dean McKay, painted by local artist, Jack Cribbs, was presented and will be hung in the School of Pharmacy.  The Alan B. McKay Leadership Scholarship was also named to honor Dean McKay. To make a gift in his honor, click HERE. To view pictured from the event, click HERE.  

Upcoming Events:

 


Homecoming 2016 Save the Date!
October 21-23, 2016

Conservatory Alumni Reunion 2017 Save the Date!
March 31- April 1 2017

 



 

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