Hannah Pollock Managing Editor
Members of the class of 2020 finally returned to campus Saturday to celebrate their graduation almost three months after their original scheduled commencement ceremony was postponed.
The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors authorized Chancellor Daniel Greenstein to “review the financial impacts of integrating operations at selected System universities.”
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.
Picture the Dunkin’ Donuts line in the Ceddia Union Building (CUB) between 8-10 a.m. on weekdays. Now picture that same line with the same number of people, but this time they are spaced 6 feet apart for social distancing. The line would weave throughout the entire building.
A Shippensburg University group that recognizes excellence announced the winners of the 2020 Student Life Awards. Leader@SHIP announced the full list of winners, celebrating the Shippensburg University campus community members as an unconventional spring semester drew to a close.
“I don’t need to be a ‘big writer,’ I just want to write about ‘big things,’” said Noel Miller, the newly hired editor of The Slate news section. Miller is the Slater of the Month for October because of her passion for journalism and willingness to learn.
In communities across the nation, people who sew grabbed their machines and pressed down the pedal – never looking back. Among them is Shippensburg University freshman Rebecca Fickel.
Finances are often a struggle for new college graduates, but with the economy in a freefall and concern about job prospects mounting, this year’s graduates may be facing even tougher financial headwinds.
Hungry for new options? Shippensburg University’s campus dining menu is changing.
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?