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True Grit: A Century of Excellence Through ROTC

True Grit: A Century of Excellence Through ROTC

Before Ship’s traditional commencement revelries geared up on May 7, a more intimate ceremony honored the achievements of a select group of graduates in Old Main Chapel. That morning, seventeen ROTC cadets—the largest class to graduate from SU—were commissioned as second lieutenants in the US Army. In the last thirty-five years, Ship has commissioned 550 cadets, joining the more than 500,000 second lieutenants who achieved the rank through the Army Reserves Officers’ Training Corps over the past century.

See Spot Serve: Care and Comfort From Furry Friends

See Spot Serve: Care and Comfort From Furry Friends

Obedience is a key concept taught in Shippen Hall—not so much to the students enrolled in teacher education, counseling, social work, and criminal justice classes, but to a different species of student. Yahtzee, a Golden Retriever, is in training to be a seeing eye dog and has made the second floor of Shippen another home, said Dr. Andrea Malmont, assistant professor of teacher education.

Nourishment for Our Neighbors

Nourishment for Our Neighbors

At one point, most of us have claimed to be starving college students, living off they stereotypical ramen noodles and instant mac and cheese. But what would you do if you were forced to choose between paying for food or your education?