On the surface, this success story is remarkably similar to the sports feature that ran in our 2014 winter issue. Just as they had done in 2013, the Shippensburg University field hockey team navigated a gamut of highs and lows during its 2016 season, ending with its highest honor—a national championship. This win however, carried with it unparalleled emotions after tragedy marked the start of the season.
Chances are, the moments you remember most about Ship are thanks to the company with which you shared it. And many of our alums are lucky enough to say they are spending the rest of their lives with the company that made their college experience so special.
It’s been described as the Super Bowl of the running world. Whether your goal is to finish as the first US female runner (ahem, Neely Spence Gracey ’12) or simply to keep your feet moving all the way to Copley Square, the Boston Marathon is a coveted experience for marathoners.
The pre-health professional track at Ship prepares students for careers in the health sciences such as medicine, optometry, dentistry, physical therapy, nursing, pathology, and others. The demanding program requires more than a solid GPA, said Dr. David Long, biology professor and director of health sciences. Student are expected to shadow professionals, engage in research, and log volunteer hours.
For more than a decade, digital sources have gained ground on traditional media as news outlets. According to the June 2016 State of the News Media report from Pew Research Center, 62 percent of US adults now get news from social media sites. The demand for quick and constant news has required a change in mindset, resources, tools, and training.