Dr. William (Turi) Braun, associate professor, Department of Exercise Science, received the Faculty of the Year Award at the Scholar-Athlete and Faculty/Staff luncheon.

Dr. Ford Brooks, professor and interim chair, Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel, was invited to share his expertise on addictions and counseling in Counseling Today's article, "Hidden in Plain Sight."

Dr. George F. "Jody" Harpster was named the 16th president of Shippensburg University. Dr. Harpster earned his Master's of Science degree in Counseling and College Student Personnel Administration from the College of Education and Human Services.                                           

Ship's First Doctoral Degree Program is in the College of Education and Human Services! Find out more about the doctorate in educational leadership here.

MSW Graduates -- score above the national average, Graduate students from the joint Shippensburg & Millersville University MSW program, pass the licensure exam at a rate above the national average. Find out more about the Department of Social Work and Gerontology here.

Dr. Michele Bratina, assistant professor of criminal justice, had her manuscript titled "Latino Attitudes toward Violence: The Effect of Americanization" published in the Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice. 

Dr. Sally Paulson, associate professor of exercise science, presented research on the importance of maintaining muscle strength later in life during the National strength and conditioning association’s (NSCA) national conference.

REMINDER: February 10 is the deadline for major changes for high demand majors

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 NEW Testing Requirements for PA Teacher Certification 

Effective April 2, 2012, PDE has changed test requirements for  ALL certification programs and has added a second testing company.  If you have passed all Praxis tests for a given certification area before April 2, 2012, you do  not need to take the new test.  Please check all categories below to make sure you are taking all the necessary tests for your area of certification. Remember that all test results from either testing company must be reported to Shippensburg University. 


Testing by Certification Area - click below. 


Early Childhood Education - PK-4 certification  

Middle Level Education - 4-8 certification  

Secondary Education - 7-12 certification   

Multi-Age Education - K-12 certification  

Special Education - certification