And the Good News is . . . .Everywhere!

Don’t miss the first exclusive interview with MU President Fran Hendricks in this episode of Conversations.  The retired Brigadier General talks about his student years at MU in the 1970′s  and how they prepared him for his three-decades in the Air Force.  Check it out on our MU YouTube channel next week.

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Mansfield University is the safest college in Pennsylvania, according to data compiled by stateuniversity.com. MU was listed as having the least amount of crimes per 1,000 students in 2012.  “The wonderful thing about MU is it’s a small campus where everyone knows everyone and looks out for everyone’s well-being,” said Christine Shegan, director of MU Police in a Wellsboro Gazette interview.

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MU totaled 59 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes during the 2012-13 academic year according to data from the conference office. 30% of Mountaineer student-athletes garnered Scholar-Athlete status which ranks among the top 10 in the conference.

George Henry Thomas

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David Stinebeck, is featured in a Huffington Post article about A Civil General, a novel he and his wife wrote about George Henry Thomas, the Civil War’s most successful general, who happened to be from Virginia.  The novel has been highly rated by amazon.com reviewers. You can also see a Conversations interview with the author who wants to create a renewed appreciation for this Union General who never lost a battle.

 

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North Hall Library Director Scott DiMarco has an article published in College & research Libraries News entitled “Why I Banned a Book: how censorship can impact a learning community.”  It is based on his experience in formally banning One Woman’s Vengeance as a learning experience. The article was also picked up by the Comic Book and Legal Defense Fund.

DiMarco

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It’s a spectacle 121 years in the making. MU hosted the world’s first night football game in 1892 and for the first time since then, the lights will turn Sept. 14, 2013. The World has a chance to see the game as SPORTSfever announces they will be broadcasting MU’s season-opening game with Princeton University. Here’s the countdown to that kickoff game of the season.

 

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Congratulations to Marci Scheuing, a 2005 MU graduate. She has been named the head field hockey coach at Kutztown University.

 

 

 

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