Shippensburg University President Laurie Carter announced in an email Thursday afternoon that she will leave the university this summer to take the same position at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Each year the fall semester seems to fly by while the spring semester drags on. It is the annual feat of trying to stay motivated through the last few months of the school year and not slack off and just go through the motions.
I am sure the majority of us have heard of the name Dr. Seuss. Over the course of his life, Theodor Seuss Geisel wrote and illustrated dozens of classic books that have immortalized his name in children’s literature. And to celebrate what would have been his 117th birthday today, I would like to talk about his famous book “The Lorax” and its 1972 short film adaptation.
When the COVID-19 coronavirus first gripped the nation, educators across the nation had to quickly adapt to a continuously changing world. Students needed to continue learning but traditional delivery methods were not an option.
For a decade, Farmers on the Square has provided the Carlisle community with farm fresh products and goods. During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the farmers’ market stepped up its game to continue to feed the town.
The Student Government Association (SGA) held officer candidate speeches Thursday over Zoom. Executive Leadership Committee (ELC) candidates, Riley Brown, Jordan Newsome-Little, Imani Cameron, Christopher Higgins, Skylar Walder and Chase Slenker gave prepared speeches and answered questions about their future plans for SGA.
Shippensburg University officials struggled to create a safe environment for the spring 2020 graduation ceremony because of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, eventually holding it last August in the commuter parking lot next to the Ship Rec.
“She was one that would walk in the room and the entire room would light up,” said Shippensburg University head lacrosse coach Nicole Meehan of her former player Julia Wise. “She was one that had a present personality. You always heard her voice somewhere.”
The Shippensburg University softball team began their season with a non-conference doubleheader split at Seton Hill University. The Raiders took Game 1 8-5 but the Griffins won Game 2 with a 3-2 score.