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Charles Patterson officially the 18th President of Shippensburg University

“I am honored to be selected to serve Shippensburg University as its 18th president. I continue to be inspired by the important scholarly work of our Ship students and faculty. I look forward to working collaboratively with our many stakeholders, partners and friends of the university to ensure Ship is recognized as the flagship institution it deserves to be,” Patterson said in a Ship Now press release. 

Your World Today Commentary: Don’t overlook friendship this Valentine’s Day

As the first months of the pandemic drew on, I spent an increasing amount of time on Messenger, a Facebook messaging app and Discord, a phone and laptop app that can host multiple people on one call. Even if I was just cleaning my room or putting away the dishes, I would hop on a Discord call to pass the time. Eventually, the semester drew to a close and summer dawned. 

Black History Month across campus

February ushers in the celebration of Black History Month across the nation. Shippensburg University students, faculty, staff and administrators are hosting a variety of programming with opportunities to learn, celebrate and talk.

34th March for Humanity, first held since March 2020

For the first time in two years, students held the annual MLK March for Humanity. On Thursday, Jan. 27 over 120 students, faculty and staff gathered outside of Old Main for the march. The march is sponsored by the African American Organization (AFRO-AM) and the office of Multicultural Students Affairs (MSA) and has not been held since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.