NEWS


7/17/2020, 6:36pm

APSCUF members share concerns for face-to-face teaching in the fall

Anxiety, fear and stress are a common sentiment as the world navigates the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. From world leaders to businesses and industries to schools and to households, preventing exposure and stopping the spread of the coronavirus is in the forefront of people's minds. 


6/15/2020, 10:49am

Shippensburg University announces plans for fall semester

Classes will begin Aug. 17, one week prior to the pre-pandemic schedule listed on ship.edu, and conclude on campus at Thanksgiving break. Finals will remotely occur after Thanksgiving break, according to officials. There will be no fall break in October, students will instead have to wait until Nov. 23 and 24. 


4/23/2020, 12:10pm

Career center offers tips for graduating seniors

Members of the class of 2020 are graduating into the “real world” during a global pandemic and an economy in a virtual freefall, that is seeing unemployment numbers not seen since the Great Depression. Those once far away responsibilities of “adulting” — finding a job, leasing a car or even buying a house — are closer than ever.  Where does a college graduate start after receiving that diploma?


4/14/2020, 9:53pm

Food pantry still serving those in need despite coronavirus

Last month, millions of American poured into grocery stores across the nation buying just about anything they could find. Shelves remained empty for weeks, leaving those who did not have the ability — physically or financially — to buy food and other necessary supplies.


4/7/2020, 4:45pm

Your World Today: An open letter to whomever is not yet self-quarantining:

It has been a month since the first cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus cropped up in the state of Pennsylvania.  When I originally wrote this column Sunday evening, I stated "Since March 7, 11,510 citizens tested positive for the virus, while 152 have died." Now, Tuesday afternoon, I have to change those numbers because 14,559 Pennsylvanians have tested positive and 240 have died.