The Shippensburg University Grove Forum was filled with students, faculty and community members, leaving standing room only, last Thursday for a presentation and guest panel hosted by the political science department.
Students from Shippensburg University and the other 13 Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities traveled to the Capitol building in Harrisburg on Thursday for the annual advocacy event at which students urge lawmakers to fund state schools.
Shippensburg University’s dining services have undergone a variety of changes during the 2017–18 school year, including the implementation of new programs and the closing of “Chop N Wrap,” previously known as “Chickendipity.”
Shippensburg University President Laurie Carter sent an email to students on Thursday and addressed the topics of recruitment, her inauguration, the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education’s (PASSHE) advocacy day and Vice President for Student Affairs Roger Serr’s retirement.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address on Feb. 6, highlighting an increase in funding for public education in the 2018-19 fiscal year and pushing state legislators of both parties to approve a severance tax.