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LHU announces initiatives geared toward stabilizing enrollment

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Over the last several months, Lock Haven University has been analyzing enrollment projections in an effort to stabilize enrollment outcomes and make a college degree more accessible and affordable for all students.

The (Lock Haven) Express



'Mindhunter' casting directors speak to Cal U. students

Sunday, December 2, 2018

California University of Pennsylvania students learning about social deviance heard about the real-life characters that are studied and their TV portrayals during a “Mindhunter” event and casting call.

By Alyssa Choiniere, The (Washington, Pa.) Observer-Reporter



Zollinger leads Shippensburg to NCAA field hockey three-peat

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Coaching in her former backyard in front of family and friends, Tara Zollinger made it a happy homecoming by leading the Shippensburg field hockey team to a national three-peat. Shippensburg won its third consecutive NCAA Division II championship with a 1-0 win in overtime over East Stroudsburg Saturday afternoon at Duquesne University’s Rooney Field.

By Bill Beckner Jr., The Tribune-Review



State university system has $14 million it doesn’t yet know what to do with

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Financial maneuvers involving $191 million borrowed during the 1990s has paid off for Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state universities in a big way. The State System of Higher Education has a fund of $14 million due to some savvy financial moves. Now system officials have to figure out what to do with the money.

By Jan Murphy, The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News



Cal U. event aimed at global hunger

Thursday, November 22, 2018

While holding a bag under a funnel to catch scoops of dehydrated vegetables and rice, David Merz paused to reflect on what he was doing. “Everyone needs a helping hand now and then,” said the 22-year-old from West Newton, “and I’m glad that it’s my hand doing it.” He was one of about 75 California University of Pennsylvania students who spent about two hours packing high-longevity, nourishing food for shipment by Rise Against Hunger, a global-relief nonprofit based in Raleigh, N.C., during an event last week.

By Gideon Bradshaw, The (Washington, Pa.) Observer-Reporter



Cheyney University’s accreditation extended for a year

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cheyney University’s accreditation has been extended for another year under probationary status, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced Tuesday. Representatives of the accrediting agency met with Cheyney President Aaron Walton last week and notified the historically Black institution of its updated accreditation status, which took into account its strengthened financial and institutional resources.

By Ryanne Persinger, The Philadelphia Tribune