The Shippensburg University Students Advocating for Equality (SAFE) group is working to bring the campus community together and promote diversity after their office door was defaced earlier this month.
“Our vision is to advocate for those who can’t, support those who can, and ensure all long-term care consumers live with dignity and respect,” Franklin County Ombudsman Angie Pickel said at a lecture on Thursday in Shippen Hall on gerontology, which is the study of aging.
“At Shippensburg University, we strive to provide an environment where the people of our campus community feel safe.”
These were the words used in an email by SU President Laurie Carter in the aftermath of the Oct. 1 defacing of an office door belonging to Students Advocating for Equality (SAFE), a student LGBT group.
More than 100 businesses came to Shippensburg University for the fall career fair, ranging from chain suppliers such as Amazon and Target, to U.S. departments like the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and the Pennsylvania Counseling Services.
Tuesday was a prideful day to be a Shippensburg University student and a part of the LGBT community when students, faculty and administrators gathered in the Ceddia Union Building Amphitheater in solidarity after events that occurred the day prior.
Award-winning author Patricia Smith shared poetry and a handful of personal literary experiences during her keynote address at this year’s English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities Conference on Friday afternoon in the Tuscarora Room.