CORONAVIRUS


Jeff Nixon recently finished his first season as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. His coaching career also includes stints with multiple NFL organizations and NCAA Division I schools. 

Jeff Nixon recently finished his first season as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. His coaching career also includes stints with multiple NFL organizations and NCAA Division I schools. 

1/20/2021, 12:28pm

A year like no other: Nixon shares experience of coaching in 2020 NFL season

Jeff Nixon’s 24-year coaching career includes stops with multiple NFL franchises including the Philadelphia Eagles, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers.  But not a single previous season measures up to what he experienced this year as the running backs coach of the Carolina Panthers. 


12/30/2020, 10:14pm

2020: The year that was

In a year unlike any other, The Slate staff has adapted to continue its mission of serving the Shippensburg community.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

Professor loses father to coronavirus

For some Shippensburg University community members, the COVID-19 coronavirus is nothing more than an inconvenience requiring them to wear masks. Some are lucky enough have no personal connection to the virus. But for many families, the numbers read by news anchors each evening are more than numbers: They were mothers, fathers, brothers and sisters.


11/3/2020, 12:00pm

SU, Etter ask students to practice safety

Shippensburg University Students and faculty are pushing to Nov. 20 with about two weeks remaining in the fall 2020 semester. SU delivered face-to-face, hybrid and remote instruction, allowing students to choose to live on campus, while others remained off-campus or at home. 


10/13/2020, 12:00pm

Etter Health Center prepares for flu season

With a global pandemic brewing and flu season on the way, officials at Shippensburg University’s Etter Health Center are preparing and implementing plans to keep students safe and healthy this semester.


9/15/2020, 12:00pm

COVID-19 presents new challenges for RAs

The COVID-19 coronavirus has affected every level of the Shippensburg University campus community. The lives of resident assistants, known as RAs, have not escaped this change. 


9/1/2020, 12:00pm

Sleva set for third season with Paris

Former Shippensburg University forward, Dustin Sleva cemented his name in the SU record books and is now entering his third season of what looks to be a promising career in professional basketball overseas. 


8/25/2020, 12:00pm

SU sets sails into new semester

Shippensburg University is aiming to keep its students afloat amid a nationwide pandemic where students, faculty and staff must be able to adapt at a moment’s notice if they hope to stay on campus for the semester.