John L. Grove College of Business

Shippensburg University gratefully honors John L. and Cora I. Grove for their significant support of the "To Enhance the Tradition" Capital Campaign. John and Cora Grove were the first to make a major commitment to this campaign by establishing an endowment fund to provide for a student scholars program, research and professional development and new initiatives within the College of Business.  More Information

The John L. Grove College of Business, established in 1971, is one of the premier business schools in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Since 1981, our college has been internationally accredited by the most prestigious business-accrediting agency, AACSB International. Timeline of the history of the College of Business

Welcome to the John L. Grove College of Business!  We are proud of providing AACSB accredited business programs at low cost.  In addition to excellent academic programs, I would like to also introduce you to our faculty, student organizations, services, and student related programs. We have an excellent faculty with diverse professional, research, and teaching interest. Classes are held in smaller settings with top of the state-of-the-arts facilities, which support our efforts to serve your educational needs. Explore the possibilities of our nationally acclaimed Grove College of Business where "Our Goal is Your Success!"  More information

The John L. Grove College of Business is committed to continuous improvement in student learning.  Our model for continuous improvement of student learning is based on Deming's cycle of four repetitive steps, “plan-do-check-act.”  Using Deming's cycle as a Kaizen principle, we focus on “improvement” in students' achievement of our learning goals and objectives. More Information

John L. Grove College of Business has an active Advisory Board.

The John L. Grove College of Business has established itself as one of the premier business schools in the Mid-Atlantic Region (Northeast).  Shippensburg University is one of 24 institutions in Pennsylvania and one of 700 institutions worldwide (less than 6% of the world's business schools) offering an undergraduate business degree program accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the most prestigious business accrediting agency in the world.   AACSB Information

Grove Hall houses the John L. Grove College of Business, the university media center and the political science and sociology/anthropology departments. This 65,000 square foot facility includes classrooms and lecture halls, seminar rooms, special purpose laboratory classrooms, classrooms equipped with electronic and computer technology, and faculty offices. The building was dedicated on March 11, 1997 and fully occupied in June of 1997.  More information

Lani Longarzo, a major gifts officer with the Shippensburg University Foundation, works closely with the John L. Grove College of Business to enhance its programs and ensure its continued success. Lani assists the dean and faculty in soliciting alumni and corporations to build support for the college and its programs. She also assists in the College of Business Associate Program (Annual Fund), scholarship funding, and special projects for the college. Lani's position allows the college to continue to advance its students and programs, and we are excited have her on our team.

Lani Longarzo                          Shippensburg University Foundation