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Andrew Thornhill informs students at SU

(09/17/12 9:15pm)

When Andrew Thornhill walked into Rowland 206 on Sept.12 to speak to students about his experiences as an entrepreneur, the vibe of the classroom changed from an attitude of passivity to one of inspiration. Thornhill is a successful entrepreneur based out of Seattle, Wash., who has worked in every industry from music to media. Guest speakers have graced the halls of Shippensburg University in the past, but what made Thornhill stand out from the rest is his selflessness to share his success and insight with students.

SU student returns from studying abroad in Ireland

(09/17/12 9:16pm)

On Jan. 24, The Slate featured a story about an Shippensburg University sophomore named Kelsea Collins, who had just left to learn abroad at Limerick University in Limerick, Ireland. She had high hopes of a life-changing, perspective-altering experience that would help her better understand her future. Collins, now a junior, returned May 15 after a four-month trip that exceeded all of her expectations, altered her perspectives and certainly changed her life. “You just become a different kind of person because you’re completely self-reliant,” Collins said.

ROTC program helps cadets experience foreign countries

(09/24/12 10:02pm)

This summer, while many Shippensburg University students were at the beach, visiting museums or working so they could afford their textbooks for the fall semester, Cadet John Reitz, an SU junior, was overseas in Georgia participating in the Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) program. CULP, a program offered by SU’s Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), is designed to get United States military cadets experience in foreign countries.