Despite frigid single-digit temperatures, Shippensburg University students, faculty and members of the community came together to honor and celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Thursday evening at the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. March for Humanity.
Shippensburg University is taking feedback from its UNIV 101: First Year Seminar course to make adjustments to the course to further improve the experience of first-year students and increase retention rates.
Shippensburg University’s Old Main Chapel was filled to near capacity as students and members of the community gathered to celebrate the beginning of Women’s History Month and listen to guest speaker Army Maj. Lisa Jaster on Thursday.
An earthquake felt in the Shippensburg area that occurred Tuesday around 7 p.m. was originally believed to have a 1.5 magnitude with an epicenter north of Roxbury Road, however, recent reports by the Lahmont-Doherty Earth Observatory show a 1.09 magnitude with an epicenter located near Rowe Run Road.
The recently-established Student Civility Initiative (SCI) will begin its campus outreach this week by holding four “Ship Values” discussion sessions. The meetings were to begin Monday, but the Monday session was canceled because of bad weather.
Shippensburg University’s Student Government Association (SGA) has announced Makayla Glass as the new president, Isaac Dietrich as vice president of internal affairs, Logan Wert as vice president of external affairs, Ramses Ovalles as vice president of finance and Meredith Scarr as vice president of student groups for the 2019-20 Executive Rules Committee (ERC).
The Shippensburg University registrar’s office recently unveiled a new scheduling system intended to improve students’ experiences while adding or dropping classes, as well as tracking their course progress.