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EDUCATION
August 1, 2011
The following area students were awarded scholarships to attend Shippensburg University: • Katie Reese, daughter of Dennis Reese and Sharon Reese of Boonsboro, is the recipient of the Harold and Helen Crouse Business Scholarship. She is a junior majoring in marketing and management, and is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma honors business fraternity and Phi Kappa Phi honors fraternity. She is a 2008 graduate of Boonsboro High School. • Valerie Nicole Green, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Green of McConnellsburg, Pa., is the recipient of a Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Board of Governors Valedictorian Scholarship.
EDUCATION
By DON AINES | dona@herald-mail.com | May 5, 2012
Shippensburg University sent 1,095 newly minted college graduates out into the world at its undergraduate commencement Saturday before a packed crowd of parents, grandparents, siblings and friends at Seth Grove Stadium. “I'm so proud of him,” Diane Hewitt of North Wales, Pa., said of her son, Alex Andrussier. “He's worked so hard. He's graduated magna cum laude. He has two majors, two minors. He's a really good kid.” If that weren't enough, Alex's grandfather, Robert Hewitt of Blue Bell, Pa., added that his grandson already has gotten a job in his field with a multinational corporation and has traveled much of the world.
NEWS
By ROXANN MILLER | roxann.miller@herald-mail.com | May 11, 2013
Like the Class of 2013, Shippensburg University President William Ruud is embarking on a new phase in his life. “Like you, I, too, am leaving my Ship home, and like you, I am beginning a new chapter in my life,” Ruud said during Saturday's undergraduate commencement. Ruud, who was named the college's 15th president in 2007, is leaving Shippensburg to take the helm at the University of Northern Iowa on June 1. “I have had the privilege to serve you as your president since you joined the Ship family, and it has absolutely been one of the greatest honors of my life,” he said.
NEWS
March 26, 2006
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. Shippensburg University recently presented its Employee Recognition Award. Receiving the award was Patrick Taylor, who was honored for his initiative in applying for and receiving a grant of money and equipment from State Farm Insurance and then working to have the donated laptops installed and loaded properly in university police vehicles. He also worked to form an honor guard of university police officers to represent the department at formal functions.
LIFESTYLE
By AMY DULEBOHN | amyc@herald-mail.com | February 17, 2013
Olivia Newton-John said she's always loved singing. She was in her first singing group by the tender age of 15. "But I didn't know that I would be able to make a career of it. But I'm very grateful that I could," she said during a telephone interview from California where she has lived since the early 1970s. Newton-John will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on the campus of Shippensburg University in Shippensburg, Pa. "(The audience)
LIFESTYLE
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | October 14, 2012
"Just call me Liza. " That's how Liza Minnelli set the tone for her interview as this reporter thrust formality upon her. After insisting to be on a first-name basis, she then punctuates her point with her trademark cackle. Sure, she's known as the Queen of Broadway, but Liza Minnelli doesn't hold court. Arguably, she would have every right to do so. Born in 1946 to  Hollywood royalty, legendary singer-actress Judy Garland and director Vincent Minnelli ("Meet Me in St. Louis")
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2013
A new chapter in education in Franklin County, Pa., began Monday when Winebrenner Theological Seminary officially opened its doors at the home of the former Scotland School for Veterans Children. The school begins seminary classes this fall. “The way we are going to measure our success is not by the number of graduates, not by the money (the school) generates, but is the world a better place,” said David Draper, president of Winebrenner Theological Seminary. The Ohio-based seminary is affiliated with the Church of God denomination, but recruits students from other backgrounds.
NEWS
March 3, 2007
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - The musical program by Anthony and Margaret Lucia scheduled for Sunday in the Old Main Chapel at Shippensburg University has been postponed until April 11. For information, call the Shippensburg University music/theater arts department at 717-477-1638.
NEWS
October 15, 1997
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - The homecoming party originally scheduled for 9 p.m. Friday in Old Main Chapel at Shippensburg University has been moved to the Shippen Place Hotel, 32 E. King St.
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EDUCATION
July 31, 2013
Carley Godsey of Hagerstown recently was recognized by the United States Achievement Academy as a student of excellence in honor roll. Carley attends Williamsport High School. She was nominated for the honor by Randy Longnecker, a counselor at the school. Carley's name will appear in the academy's yearbook, which is published nationally. Carley is the daughter of Tammy Karn-Godsey and Woody Godsey of Hagerstown, and the granddaughter of Judie and Wilmer Karn of Hagerstown.
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NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | July 29, 2013
A new chapter in education in Franklin County, Pa., began Monday when Winebrenner Theological Seminary officially opened its doors at the home of the former Scotland School for Veterans Children. The school begins seminary classes this fall. “The way we are going to measure our success is not by the number of graduates, not by the money (the school) generates, but is the world a better place,” said David Draper, president of Winebrenner Theological Seminary. The Ohio-based seminary is affiliated with the Church of God denomination, but recruits students from other backgrounds.
OBITUARIES
July 25, 2013
Shirley Ann Miller, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. She was born June 28, 1941, in Morgan County, W.Va., daughter of the late Lawrence and Lucille Cain Clark. Shirley was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. She was a 1959 graduate of Berkeley Springs High School, a 1963 graduate of Shepherd College and received her master's degree in education from Shippensburg University. She retired from Morgan County Schools as a school teacher.
NEWS
July 24, 2013
Waynesboro Area Middle School, Greencastle-Antrim Middle School, James Buchanan Middle School and St. Andrew School have become Pennsylvania Chesapeake Champion schools under the National Geographic Society's Chesapeake Bay Watershed Education Scale-up Initiative, an innovative project that uses 21st-century geospatial technology to engage students in investigations of watershed concepts. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) awarded National Geographic a nearly $1 million grant to support the program, according to a news release.
EDUCATION
July 19, 2013
The following area students received scholarships from Shippensburg University: - Alana R. Bielarski of Greencastle, Pa., received the Sean C. McCarthy Memorial Scholarship. Bielarski graduated last spring from Greencastle-Antrim High School. She plans to major in English. - Elliott J. Bonner of Waynesboro, Pa., received the Lynn G. and Evelyn R. Walck Memorial Scholarship and the John L. and Cora I. Grove Program Scholarship. Bonner graduated last spring from Waynesboro Area Senior High School.
EDUCATION
July 14, 2013
Morris Frock Unit 42 American Legion Auxiliary recently awarded 11 scholarships to local students at a dinner in their honor. The recipients, the schools they are attending and their majors are as follows: • Victoria Albert, $300, attending Bloomsburg University, nursing • Annette Hull, $500, attending University of Richmond, education • Jena Smith, $500, attending Frostburg State University, education • Timothy Barr, $300, attending Shepherd...
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2013
  1. Wind Down Friday Moondog Medicine Show will perform Friday, July 12. Cash bar. 5:30 p.m. doors open; 6 p.m. music. The Maryland Theatre, 21 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. $5; $2, ages 12 and younger. Call 301-791-3132.   2. Views of the Rebs Ted Alexander, chief historian at Antietam National Park and Battlefield and Allison-Antrim's historian, will discuss “As They Saw the Rebels: Civilian Observations of the Antietam and Gettysburg Campaigns.” 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Allison-Antrim Museum's German bank barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free, donations accepted.
EDUCATION
June 12, 2013
Whitetail Resort recently chose nine candidates to receive the 11th annual Whitetail Resort Employee Scholarship promoting higher education. Eight candidates received scholarships of $500 each, and one candidate received the third annual Whitetail Resort-Oscar Weller Memorial Employee Scholarship in the amount of $1,000, according to a news release. Students were eligible if they were employees in good standing for the 2012-13 season at Whitetail Resort.  Scholarships are awarded based on academic excellence and Whitetail's company values.
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