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Shippensburg University officials struggled to create a safe environment for the spring 2020 graduation ceremony because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, eventually holding it last August in the commuter parking lot next to the Ship Rec.
It has been almost one year since the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic sent students around the nation home. Shippensburg University is welcoming back students to campus thanks to continued protocols and new weekly testing.
Despite the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, Black History Month celebrations across the Shippensburg University campus have come together and made opportunities for growth, learning and unity more accessible than ever.
Washington, D.C., held its breath Saturday as the city — and the rest of the nation and world — waited for the winner of the 2020 presidential election to be announced. Around 11:30 a.m. at the Voters Decided Rally in McPherson Square, D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton was giving a speech of encouragement to attendees and voters when the week-long struggle for the White House finally ended.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington, D.C., held its breath Saturday as the city – and the rest of the nation – waited for the winner of the 2020 Presidential Election to be announced.
From dawn till dusk on Nov. 3, ShipVotes volunteers worked to help Shippensburg University student voters get to the polls to cast their votes.
With the ramifications of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic still affecting students, Shippensburg University officials will offer students the pass/fail grading option for the fall 2020 semester as they did last spring.
Shippensburg University students were among the millions of Pennsylvania voters to cast their ballots Tuesday, in what some political observers are calling one of the most important and compelling presidential elections in decades.
Shippensburg University alumni and students will still get to celebrate homecoming despite the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
More than 100 faculty members at five Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) schools received retrenchment letters as of Oct. 30.
The Shippensburg University Sociology Department hosted Emily Cloyd of the American Association for the Advancement of Science to speak about climate change Thursday.
As Election Day nears, students are looking for ways to get out to the polls. One campus group, ShipVotes, is campaigning to have professors lift absence penalties to further encourage students to vote.
The vision of a single student has become an entire week set aside each semester to celebrate the many cultures and aspects of diversity on the Shippensburg University campus.
Student Government Association (SGA) approved several new member appointments and additions for their committees at the October meeting last week.
Lance Hines-Butts has had a vision for campus unity at Shippensburg University campus since his sophomore year. Next week, this vision will become reality as Diversity Week, a full week of programming focused on educating and celebrating the diversity on campus.
ShipVotes, a nonpartisan coalition at Shippensburg University, is educating students about the importance of their vote and how to register to vote for upcoming elections.
Pennsylvania is often a deciding state in the presidential election; however, during the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic many voters are opting for a mail-in ballot, but a new ruling from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court could prevent thousands of votes from being counted.
The Women’s Center at Shippensburg University celebrated the 19th Amendment over Zoom with a panel of speakers from both on- and off-campus organizations. Speakers paid tribute to those who fought for the right and the diversity among them. Many speakers addressed the importance of voting in the upcoming elections and encouraged attendees to register to vote.
Shippensburg University recently launched “Ship Connects,” a virtual networking platform for faculty, staff, students and alumni.
The Shippensburg University Pride Center is undergoing a change in leadership as officials search for a new director. Dani Zinn, the former director of the Pride Center, decided to join the Air Force in August and stepped down from her role, according to Arielle Catron, the interim director of the Pride Center and director of the Women’s Center.