SHIP LIFE


4/26/2022, 12:00pm

FGSA serves first-generation students, helping them adjust to academic and campus life

As a first-generation student herself, junior psychology major Cassidy Keilholtz knows a thing or two about the struggles of being the first in your family to pursue a four-year degree. As president of the First-Generation Student Alliance (FGSA) club at Shippensburg University, Keilholtz is passionate about helping fellow first-generation students successfully navigate the college experience. 


4/26/2022, 12:00pm

Switching from numbers to poems: Dale Crowley

At 65-years-old, Dale Crowley set out to do what most do not after settling into retirement life — attend college, yet again. Crowley decided to go back to college to take some creative writing classes after realizing he had no idea how to properly write the novel he envisioned. 


4/19/2022, 3:45pm

Don’t throw out your trash, make it into treasure

 The amount of waste humans create is shocking. According to the United Nations, we dump 2.12 billion tons every year. This collects in piles, landfills and oceans, becoming a danger for animals and an issue for our human population. 


4/5/2022, 12:00pm

MESA holds annual Cultural Fusion Fest

The Multi-Ethnic Student Association (MESA) held its annual Cultural Fusion Festival in the Tuscarora Room in the Reisner Dining Hall on Saturday, April 4. MESA was created for students who come from multiple different ethnic backgrounds and to raise awareness of multi-cultural SU students.


4/5/2022, 12:00pm

Journey through music: Frederick Hardman

In a family of musically inclined individuals, Frederick Hardman wanted to stand out in his own musical talents. The Shippensburg University communication, journalism and media major has showcased his talent for the university community at both The Reflector’s Post-Love Open Mic and Ship’s Got Talent. 


3/29/2022, 12:00pm

Student fashion show kicks off SU career week

 Students traded in their normal clothes for professional suits, blazers and dresses on Thursday March 24, at the First Annual Sailing into Success Fashion Show presented by Shippensburg University’s Career, Mentoring and Professional Development Center (CMPDC). The show was to promote the center’s very own Raider Ready Professional Dress Closet where students can get one free professional outfit per semester. 


3/22/2022, 12:00pm

Onto great heights: Regina Yeung

Short people are often underestimated because of their height, but they can still make some of the largest influences. Shippensburg University political science major Regina Yeung strives to prove that even the quietest of leaders can be impactful as they observe and listen to those around them.


3/22/2022, 12:00pm

LSO hosts annual ¡Pa’lante! Summit

The Latino Student Organization (LSO) and the Multicultural Student Association (MSA) kicked off the events of the ¡Pa’lante! Summit on Friday, March 18, which carried through Sunday, March 20. 


3/13/2022, 2:30pm

Real world application: SU students compete in international competition

Eight Shippensburg University students spent the day on Feb. 19 set up in the Math and Computing Technologies Center to compete in a mathematic modeling and science data contest. Members of the math modeling and data science club teamed up in groups of two or three students to solve modeling and data problems in the COMAP weekend-long competition.  


2/22/2022, 12:00pm

SU Wellness Program supports student grief

The Shippensburg University Wellness Program recently teamed up with the Drew Michael Taylor Foundation (DMTF), a local non-profit organization, to provide grief support activities on campus for SU students who are grieving the death of a loved one or beloved pet.