The perpetual rain Pennsylvania endured this summer not only affected the moods of the state’s residents but also the health of the area’s pumpkin patches. The shortage of pumpkins does not mean no pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, but for students looking to carve up some Jack-O-Lanterns, the pumpkin problems may put a damper on their wallets.
“If it wasn’t for that impossibly brave man, doing that impossibly brave thing, I wouldn’t be here today because I never would have been born,” said Steven Lichtman, a Shippensburg University political science professor.
Last Thursday, the Board of Governors (BoG) of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) passed a $112-a-semester tuition increase for the 2018-19 academic year — the second smallest increase in more than a decade, according to a PASSHE press release.
Five schools from the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) are offering nine new degree programs starting this fall as a response to student and employer demand, according to a PASSHE press release.
Friends and family members of Shippensburg University’s Class of 2018 congregated in Seth Grove Stadium Saturday morning for the spring commencement ceremony, with some clutching handmade signs to cheer on their graduates.
A state-commissioned study by the RAND Corporation provided five possibilities for the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities to combat the issues of rising tuition and falling enrollment rates.
President Laurie Carter was officially recognized as the 17th president of Shippensburg University this afternoon in an inauguration ceremony in which the theme of the event reflected on the university’s past, present and future.