COEHS Highlights, Important Dates, and Announcements:



Dr. Cheryl Slattery presented the workshop, "Vocabulary is VITAL!...and essential, critical, imperative, all-important, utmost, key, pressing, and integral!" at the 2014 Southern Region Student Pennsylvania State Education Association Conference at Millersville University.

Dr. Matthew Shupp presented his research, "Synergistic Supervision of Entry-Level Professional: A Cross-Cultural Examination" at the International Conference on Education in Dublin, Ireland.

Drs. W.A. Braun, Ben Meyer, Sally Paulson, Joohee Sanders, and Praveen Veerabhadrappa along with several students from the Exercise Science Department presented five posters and four oral research presentations at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference.

New Education Dual Certification Program 


Students may check the course listings in the myShip portal for the most up-to-date listing of available courses.  

Spring 2015 Scheduling dates:

Graduate Scheduling:

October 20 - January 27

Undergraduate Scheduling:

October 27 - November 17

Other important dates:

November 3 - Final day to withdrawal from classes with "W" grade POT 1.

December 1 - Schedule clean-up for Spring

December 5 - Day and Evening classes end

December 8 - 12 - Final Exam Period

December 12 - Graduate Commencement

December 13 - Undergraduate Commencement

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College of Education and Human Services

Shippen Hall (352-360)
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania 17257

Fax 717-477-4012 
General Email address:  

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Specific Department Contact Information 

Chair:  Dr. Kurt Kraus 
Secretary:  Janice Allen 
Office:  SPH 123 
Phone:  477-1668 
Fax:  477-4056 


Chair:  Dr. Melissa Ricketts 
Secretary:  Bonnie Heming 
Office:  SPH 321 
Phone:  477-1558 
Fax:  477-4087 


Chair:  Dr. Christopher Schwilk 
Secretary:  Cindy Poe 
Office:  SPH 127 
Phone:  477-1591 
Fax:  477-4036 


Chair:  Dr. Russell Robinson 
Secretary:  Colleen McQueeney 
Office:  HG 109 
Phone:  477-1721 
Fax:  477-4083 
Chair:  Matthew Sober
Secretary:   Byron Stouffer 
Office:  WRI 206 
Phone:  477-1782 
Fax:  477-1783 


Chair:  Dr. Deborah Jacobs 
Secretary:  Dottysue Ott (Temporary)
Office:  SPH 382 
Phone:  477-1717 
Fax:  477-4051 
E-mail:  mailto:


Chair:  Dr. Christine Royce
Secretary:  Brandy Linn or Rebecca Fulton
Office:  SPH 214 
Phone:  477-1688 
Fax:  477-4046 
E-mail: or