Friday, Nov. 8
Camping & Raven Rocks Hike begins when van departs campus at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8. The trip is open to 10 students. No experience necessary; all equipment and meals are provided. Camp out Friday night, and spend Saturday hiking along the Appalachian Trail (just 25 minutes from campus). Be back on campus by 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9. Contact Assistant Director of Student Engagement for Outdoor Experience Stacey Keenan at 540/542-6533 or firstname.lastname@example.org. FREE
Saturday, Nov. 9
Powder Puff Football Games begin immediately after the Hornets football game at Sprint Field at Shentel Stadium. Each class year (freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors) will field a team. Each team should be seven to 14 players. Each team will have a coach who is a Shenandoah University football player. Games are 7-against-7. Entry fee is $5 per person (or $15 per person, includes an FCA T-shirt). Teams should be finalized by Nov. 5. Any Shenandoah women who are interested in playing flag football (and any Shenandoah men who want to help) should contact Fellowship of Christian Athletes member Sarah Brock at email@example.com
Sunday, Nov. 10
Bald Eagle Release is scheduled for 1 p.m. at the Shenandoah River Campus at Cool Spring. The Blue Ridge Wildlife Center will release a rehabilitated bald eagle at Cool Spring, and members of the campus community are invited to watch. Visit blueridgewildlife.org Contact Cool Spring manager Gene Lewis at firstname.lastname@example.org FREE
Monday, Nov. 11
Veterans Day National Roll Call is from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room, honors the men and women of the United States military who gave their lives in recent conflicts defending our country and its freedom. The opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. A moment of silence is at 2 p.m., and the closing ceremony is at 4 p.m. Visit http://www.su.edu/rollcall Contact Registrar Service Representative Niccole Gatliff at email@example.comFREE
Global Citizenship Project Destination Clues will be revealed via SUN-e. Contact Study Abroad Coordinator Jean C. Hayes at 540/665-5460 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, stop by the Center for International Programs in Cooley Hall.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
International Convocation begins at 2 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center, Ferrari Room. Global Citizenship Project destinations and placements will be announced. All 2 p.m. classes are cancelled. Contact Director of International Programs Bethany Galipeau-Konate at 540/542-6285 or email@example.com Or, stop by the Center for International Programs in Cooley Hall.
Friday, Nov. 15
National Philanthropy Day will be celebrated between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center. Write thank-you notes to donors who support Shenandoah, vote for your favorite “Top That!” photo, make a class gift and/or talk on video about why you are grateful to be at Shenandoah. Students are also encouraged to submit photos showing how their SU experiences Top That! Find entry rules at http://www.su.edu/topthatphotochallenge. Contact Assistant Director of Annual Giving Elyse Nemec at 540/545-7335 firstname.lastname@example.org
“To Kill a Mockingbird,” a main stage play, is presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in the Ohrstrom-Bryant Theatre. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for senior citizens and $10 for non-SU students. Complimentary tickets are available in advance for employees and students with SU I.D. Visit http://www.conservatoryperforms.org or call the box office at 540/665-4569 for more details.
Saturday, Nov. 16
UMC Exploration in Denver, Colo., is a three-day event for young adults who are discerning a call to ordained ministry. Scholarships are available; deadline to sign up is/was Tuesday, Sept. 10. Contact the Office of Spiritual Life at 540/535-3546 or email@example.com
Monday, Nov. 18
Entrepreneur of the Year Award presentation begins with a reception at 5:30 p.m. followed by a program at 6 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium. The guest of honor is Tim League. Contact the Harry F. Byrd Jr. School of Business at 540/665-4572. FREE
Tuesday, Nov. 12
Shenandoah Shape-Note Singers gather at 6:45 p.m. in Goodson Chapel / Recital Hall on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. Shape-note music is a form of early American a capella group singing that is also part of Shenandoah University’s history. Take a break from your hectic routine. Sing. Enjoy. Everyone is welcome; no music or singing experience necessary. Contact Joshua Barnett at firstname.lastname@example.org FREE