Eight hundred members of the Shippensburg University Class of 2019 and their family, friends, faculty and administration gathered in Seth Grove Stadium on Saturday for the spring commencement ceremony.
Each school year brings change. In the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), change is around every corner, with funding declines, tuition increases and numerous budget cuts looming over the system. This change has cast a net so wide that Shippensburg University faculty are feeling the impact as well.
Makayla Glass, vice president of Shippensburg University’s Student Government Association (SGA), has resigned from her position and will no longer serve as president next year because of a mistake made during last week’s elections.
The Shippensburg University Pride Center opened on Oct. 23 last fall, but many concerns have been raised about the current state of the center and its future, according to LGBTQ+ Concerns Committee Co-Chair Jayleen Galarza.
The main dining area of Kriner Hall is being reviewed for space utilization plans because Chartwells has reported that the dining space is consistently underutilized, according to Chief External Relations Officer Kim Garris.
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.
When students go away to college, the last thing they might think to pack is a suit and tie or a long dress skirt. Luckily for students at Shippensburg University, the Raider Ready Professional Dress Closet has them covered.