Wednesday, Feb.26
Study Spanish in Rosario, Argentina, this May, but first attend this interest meeting at 3 p.m. in Cooley Hall, lower level. Learn more from Study Abroad Advisor Jean Hayes and students who have previously participated in this 3-credit language program. A pre-departure briefing will be scheduled in April. Contact Hayes at jhayes@su.edu


Thursday, Feb. 27
The Now Near Prospect of Civil Fratricidal War: Winchester on the Eve of Civil War begins at 7 p.m. in Halpin-Harrison Hall, Stimpson Auditorium. While Winchester’s Civil War story is well known, few have examined Winchester’s experiences on the eve of our American Iliad. This presentation will cover the wide-ranging reactions of Winchester’s population to the events of John Brown’s raid, the varied attitudes toward secession in this community, and what ultimately prompted loyalties to shift from pro-Union to ardently pro-Confederate in the spring of 1861. In addition to teaching at Shenandoah University, Noyalas has served as a historian for a variety of public history projects with such organization as the National Park Service, Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, Civil War Trust and National Geographic. Contact Center for Lifelong Learning Coordinator Jo Miller at 540/665-5442 or jmille3@su.edu FREE


Friday, Feb. 28
Funniest Person on Campus Contest begins at 9 p.m. in the Brandt Student Center, Borden Student Associations Center (Room 123). Student-comedians will sign up in advance via studentlife@su.edu Student judges and audience members will decide who is the funniest person on campus! Enjoy coffee and donuts, too, because we love free coffee and donuts. FREE

Cancer is a Drag [Show] begins when doors open at 7:30 p.m. (show starts at 8 p.m.) in Shingleton Black Box theatre. This event stars professional drag entertainers and is hosted by the Spiritual Life “Relay for Life” team. Admission is $2 with a Shenandoah I.D.; $5 general admission. At the event, audience members can also purchase “drag dollars,” which can then be used to tip the entertainers. All proceeds benefit the Spiritual Life Relay for Life team (American Cancer Society). Contact spirituallife@su.edu


Saturday, March 1
Bus Trip to Philadelphia leaves campus at 5 a.m., arrives at the Reading Terminal Market in Center City Philadelphia around 9 a.m. and leaves Philly at 8 p.m. In between, students are free to do whatever they want. Explore. Shop. See a show. Space is limited to 50 full-time Shenandoah students, who must pay $25 – cash, check or credit card – at the Business Office before 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, to reserve a seat. The non-refundable $25 is for a seat on the bus. (Go to Brandt Student Center Room 208 first to get a form, then go to the Business Office.) Food and all other expenses are the responsibility of each student. Go to http://www.visitphilly.com. Contact studentlife@su.edu


Monday, March 3
Housing Deposits Accepted March 3 through Friday, April 4. The $100 deposit holds a student’s space for next year and it assigns him/her a housing lottery number. Contact Assistant Director of Residence Life Sherri Snyder Greenaway at reslife@su.edu for more details.


Wednesday, March 5
Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra presents “Buena Suerte,” a fund-raising concert, at 8 p.m. in Armstrong Concert Hall. This special concert raises funds for the orchestra’s upcoming Spain tour. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for senior citizens and $5 for non-SU students. Complimentary tickets are available in advance for students with SU I.D. Visit http://www.conservatoryperforms.org or call the box office at 540/665-4569 for more details. – See more at: http://www.su.edu/events/page/7/#sthash.WcxxFpaK.dpuf


Saturday, March 8
Coastal Florida-Georgia Adventure is a nine-day Spring Break trip that includes camping, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, swimming, a beach day at Cumberland Island National Seashore and more. The trip is open to 10 Shenandoah students, so sign up now. All-inclusive cost is $300 per person, and a $100 deposit is required. Contact suoutdoors@su.edu.


Sunday, March 9
Spring Break for Students; undergraduate classes do not meet; some graduate classes may meet on Saturday; and administrative offices are open. – See more at: http://www.su.edu/events/page/9/#sthash.sn39g3r7.dpuf


Wednesday, March 12
Mid-Term Grades are Due by 5 p.m. today. Contact the Registrar’s Office at 540/665-5585 or registrar@su.edu

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