Impact Stories

Students & Faculty

Ruben’s Story

Class of 2018, receives the H.O.P.E. (Helping our People Excel) Diversity Scholarship Ruben Bourdeau is passionate about Shippensburg University and the College of Business.  Entering his senior year as a Finance major with a minor in Economics, Ruben is looking forward to partic … Read More »

Stefan Szilagzi

Exercise Science Major, Biology Minor '16

Stefan Szilagyi ’16 was recruited to the swim team at SU and chose Exercise Science as his major with a minor in Biology because it correlated to his passion, swimming, and supported his career choice as a Physician’s Assistant.  Small class sizes, the Honors Program curriculum, … Read More »

Jacob’s Story

Jacob Gillespie, Class of 2018, recieves the Lynn G. and Evelyn R. Walck Scholarship and the Albert A Mason, Sr. Journalism Scholarship Jake was attracted to ‘Ship’ for the highly respected and accredited Communications/Journalism Department.  Now a junior, Jake has taken full ad … Read More »

Emily’s Story

The combination of a scholarship and commuting from Chambersburg made Shippensburg a very attractive prospect for Emily Frieban, a pre-med biology major. During the fall of her freshman year, chemistry was Emily’s favorite subject. In fact, she excelled in the course. After a pro … Read More »


Gallery named for Dora Green-Addams

For many years, a highlight in Dora Addam’s week has been visiting the Fashion Archives and Museum at Shippensburg University where she uses her considerable talent helping to conserve the vintage clothing.  Dora has also been an outstanding benefactor through her many gifts to t … Read More »

The Mary Jane Stewart Magnum P.I. Scholarship

For fourteen years, Mary Jane Stewart was a well-known and beloved figure around the Shippensburg University campus, cheerily delivering mail to administrators and staff in Old Main. Her favorite part of her job was in the mailroom. Although Mary Jane had special needs, she alway … Read More »

Tomlinson Football Scholarship

The Richard W. Tomlinson Football Scholarship    Since his days at Shippensburg University, Rick Tomlinson ’73-’85M has enjoyed a career in higher education in Central Pennsylvania, serving in a wide range of faculty and executive administration positions. Rick credits his underg … Read More »

Robert H. Long, Jr. Esq

Robert H. Long, Jr. Esq. graduated from Shippensburg State College in 1965 with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts. For most of his professional life, Bob was a brilliant bond attorney becoming Senior Partner of the law firm of Rhoades and Sinon and later Partner with Thomas, Lon … Read More »