To borrow a line from the National Park Service, Ship wants you to “Find Your Park” this summer, with some help from a few of our alumni. Dozens of our grads from history, geography/earth science, and other disciplines have turned their passion for conservation, outdoor recreation, history, and culture into volunteer positions and full-time careers at state and national parks. If you’re still contemplating how to maximize your summer days, plan a trip based on these alumni tips.
Mark Cuban just offered you $200,000 for 25 percent equity in your budding business. The panel of Sharks stares as you contemplate the deal—what’s there to consider? Cuban, from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank, wants to make you a star entrepreneur. Next stop, multimillion-dollar business. Reality check—that made-for-TV moment isn’t a true reflection of what it takes to launch a product or business as an entrepreneur.
There’s been a lot of buzz about bees in recent years. Most notably publicized is the declining population worldwide of honeybees, a species many people don’t realize is non-native to North America. Less attention has been given to the more than 4,000 native North American bee species.
This May, Shippensburg University reclaimed the Dixon Trophy as the top overall athletics program in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). Shippensburg has now won the Dixon Trophy a conference-record eight times. No other school has won more than three times. The honor also marks the first Dixon Trophy for Shippensburg since 2010-11 and is the first for the R
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.