Once again America finds itself grappling with not one but two mass shootings in a matter of days. A man killed 10 people at a Boulder, Colorado, grocery store on March 22. Another man killed eight people in a series of shootings in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 16.
According to the Asian American Journalists Association, the shootings targeting Asian spas and businesses in Atlanta on March 16 killed eight people. Six of the victims were identified as Asian and seven were women. At least four of those killed were of Korean descent.
Shippensburg University is going to go through a lot of changes in the coming months. SU President Laurie Carter announced her plans to leave the university to take the same position at Lawrence University in Wisconsin. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) redesign is in full-swing and will impact SU and our sister schools.
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.
The Shippensburg University community continues to adapt its academic plans and social traditions almost a year into the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Shippensburg University officials work hard to maintain student enrollment and keep them engaged in their classes. Anytime and especially during a global pandemic, these retention strategies are important to aid in students’ educational journeys.
Bar, restaurant and business owners continue to grapple with the economic problems that stem from COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions.
The Shippensburg Borough Council is set to vote on a non-discrimination ordinance that identifies and prohibits discrimination against people based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression.
In the midst of a pandemic, Shippensburg University is offering a consolation prize to a senior class which has given up many of its “lasts:” A commencement ceremony in its commuter parking lot.