Multicultural Student Affairs
 

Director:  Diane L. Jefferson
Phone: 717.477.1616 
Email: dljeff@ship.edu 
Hours: Mon. thru Fri.
            8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Evening hours upon request

 

 

Welcome to the Shippensburg University Office of Multicultural Student Affairs webpage. As you browse the page, I hope you will be excited and inspired by what you learn.

When I'm asked to describe the MSA I usually reply, "We are a family", a family who supports, advocated, challenges and encourages one another to succeed. Our mission is to educate and graduate students who will possess a vision for leadership and a will to excel. One of my favorite quotes is, "Mediocrity is not an option". MSA touches the lives of people who will shape the future.

We hope that you will visit us at our office, utilize our meeting rooms, and attend the events that we sponsor as well as those sponsored by our student groups.

Please feel free to contact me directly at dljeff@ship.edu if you would like to become involved with MSA or if you have ideas or suggestions!

Diane L. Jefferson, Director
Multicultural Student Affairs
 




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Involvement Services (SIS) Fair
Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 11 a.m..

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Rain Location (SHIP REC)

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Upcoming Events


 

mlk hate won't win


SU March for Humanity to honor Charleston Nine, MLK legacy 


The 29th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March for Humanity is Jan. 28 at Shippensburg University. The event, open to the public, will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Ceddia Union Building. 

The Reverend Dr. Mark Tyler, pastor of Mother Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, is the guest speaker. Tyler is an activist, advocate, teacher and historian who works within the Hate Won’t Win movement. he is also curator of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Museum housed at the Mother Bethel church. 

This year’s events, with the theme of “hate won’t win,” will include a tribute to the Charleston Nine, who were killed in a mass shooting at Mother Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C., last June.  

The march is intended as a way for students, faculty and staff to stand together in solidarity against the injustices that continue to pervade our society. Diane Jefferson, director of the multicultural student affairs office, described the Charleston Nine as “a group of people who did not answer hate with hate. They answered hate with love and I think that speaks to MLK’s legacy. Whatever the hate crime, whatever the motivation, it’s going to take a multiracial coalition of folks to address the issue.” 

The March for Humanity is an annual event sponsored by the university’s African American Organization in conjunction with the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs.  

For more information, contact the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at (717) 477-1616, or send e-mail to  klbrown@ship.edu




Venue: Ceddia Union Building

 Date: January 28, 2016

Time: 3.30 pm

 






 



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Mon. thru Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

EVENING HOURS UPON REQUEST


Call to Reserve Center  - 717-477-1616

CONTACT US

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs
Gilbert Hall 100,
Shippensburg University
Shippensburg PA 17257


 Director: Diane L. Jefferson
Phone: 717-477-1616
Fax: 717-477-4074 

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