Nominate your favorite professor for the Educator of the Year award

Published the week of November 15 in The Snapper.

Every year, Millersville holds a friendly competition that’s fueled by student nominations.

The Educator of the Year award seeks to reward the University’s professors who are putting themselves out there every single class, and who are helping students reach their goals for the future.Read More »

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MU tackles plan to become carbon neutral by 2040

Published the week of November 8 in The Snapper.

In December 2015, many starry-eyed and hopeful people met in Paris to discuss a revolutionary way to change the world and halt the effects of greenhouse emissions on climate change.

Nearly a year later, on Nov. 4, the Paris Agreement became international law. The plan seeks to limit the temperature change caused by global warming to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit. So far, 96 countries have taken this plan into their own hands, according to the Associated Press.Read More »

The strike is over… What now?

Published in The Snapper the week of November 1.

While many may have found solace in the long homecoming weekend caused by the historical teacher’s union strike, many faculty and students took this time to show their solidarity and pride for their professors.

The strike lasted from Oct. 19 to Oct. 21, leaving students to miss three days of classes across 14 different state-operated universities, including Millersville.Read More »

No end in sight for APSCUF negotiations

Published in The Snapper the week of October 4.

As the date for the potential teacher’s union strike nears, there appears to be no light at the end of the tunnel — yet.

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, otherwise known as APSCUF, has been working under an expired contract for 464 days. The state system has attempted to come up with a resolution, but the union collectively decided that the changes would be detrimental to the staff and the students.Read More »

Fire and Safety Report chronicles last year’s ongoings

Published in The Snapper the week of October 4.

Last year, it seemed like every other day a building was being evacuated due to a the onset of a fire alarm. This is perhaps one of the most prominent safety precautions Millersville takes to ensure its students are safe.

In response to three bouts of non-compliance regarding releasing the fire and safety reports from 2015, Millersville has recently unveiled its comprehensive 38-page annual security and fire safety report for 2015.Read More »