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The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors (PASSHE) named Charles Patterson as the 18th president of Shippensburg University. The unanimous vote is effective immediately.
When I started college in 2018, I was experiencing a dissolution of my identity. I attended 13 years of a conservative religious school, and had a burning need to have my voice heard and take control of my own path.
The SU presidential search committee announced that they are taking the next step in considering Charles Patterson for a permanent position, an email sent out on Friday, April 8 said.
“[Art] always felt like a way to immerse myself in my own world without limitations,” Brandon Mariano says.
Dan Greenstein, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, hosted an open forum at Shippensburg University in person for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in spring 2020.
At the Student Government Association public meeting on March 17, several senators confronted the Elections Committee regarding decisions they made about campaign violation complaints filed against Chase Slenker in closed door meetings.
Along with the cheesy cards, oversized stuffed animals, pink pallets and paper hearts of Valentine’s Day, comes the opportunity to celebrate love in all forms. Yes, Valentine’s Day is typically centered on romantic love, but why limit it? Single or not, there’s plenty of platonic love to go around.
No matter if someone has been out of college for five years or 35 years, they could probably tell you the best and worst part of their college experience. And no matter if you’ve only been in college for a few months or a few years, I’m sure you have your own best and worst parts of college so far.
February ushers in the celebration of Black History Month across the nation. Shippensburg University students, faculty, staff and administrators are hosting a variety of programming with opportunities to learn, celebrate and talk.
For the first time in two years, students held the annual MLK March for Humanity. On Thursday, Jan. 27 over 120 students, faculty and staff gathered outside of Old Main for the march. The march is sponsored by the African American Organization (AFRO-AM) and the office of Multicultural Students Affairs (MSA) and has not been held since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
When I started my college journey, I was one of the few who knew without a doubt what they wanted to do for a living. I had the privilege of feeling secure in my choice and was ready to dedicate the next four years to learn as much as I could about the ins and outs of journalism. This confidence helped me push through the tedious and hard courses, but it also had a downside.
The Pride Center and the Women’s Center combined into one new organization over winter break called the Pride and Gender Equity Center (PAGE Center). The new center is located on the third floor of the Ceddia Union Building (CUB) in Room 232.
“The Talk” — it’s the most infamous part of puberty. The dreaded sit down with a parent or teacher for some of us and for others it’s a book about the body placed in our room. Sex education is often awkward for the one teaching it and the one learning. If you for some reason can’t be the one to teach your kids about sex education and their bodies, please make sure someone does. Without the proper education the sexual health and safety of children, teenagers and young adults can be at risk.
The search for the next Shippensburg University President has begun. At last week’s Council of Trustees meeting, members of the council were appointed to a presidential search committee. While the interim president position, filled by Charles Patterson, was filled rather quickly last semester, presidential searches typically take longer.
The homecoming court was back in full for Homecoming 2021 at Shippensburg University. Each year, 10 students are voted onto the court and spend the next month volunteering and fundraising in hopes to be crowned as homecoming royalty.
The search for the next president of Shippensburg University has begun. Three trustees were appointed to the council’s presidential search committee at their second meeting of the semester last Friday, Nov. 12.
More than 59% of Pennsylvanians are fully vaccinated according to the PA Department of Health website. How is it that only half of Pennsylvanians are vaccinated seven months after the vaccine was made available to all adults on May first 2021. How is it that in the two months after Pfizer gained federal Food and Drug Administration approval, more than 40% of Pennsylvanians are still not fully vaccinated?
It’s Vaccination Week at Shippensburg University. Students are encouraged to submit proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine, learn about the vaccine and get the vaccine, according to Chris Clarke the director of the SU COVID Office.
Over two dozen Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties members received letter of intent to retrench, an APSCUF press release said.