Pride at MU: I'm not gay, can't I have pride?

March 12, 2010 1

Pride is not exclusive to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender community. As a straight advocate, I am proud to show my pride. I am very open with my advocacy. My pride is shown in the events that I participate in. I do not hide that I am a supporter. I mention Allies almost every day. It is a part of who I am. It always will and always has been.

A life with autism: Temple Gradin to lecture

March 4, 2010 3

Millersville University is known for an intensive and comprehensive education program. And as I walked into my first education class four years ago, Cheryl Desmond’s words stuck with me as soon as I heard them: “People first language, always put your students first.” As I approach the ending of my career at Millersville as an Education Major, nothing could be more true. As I student teach and interact with students on a daily basis I am more than thankful for her kind and encouraging words. Students need encouragement and compassion, and that is just a gem of everything Millersville has taught me about education.

African-American Clubs and Organizations on Campus

March 2, 2010 0

There are many opportunities for African-Americans to participate in clubs and organizations such as fraternities and organizations and the Black Student union. Found under the Student Programs page on the Millersville website you can find information about these organizations if you are interested.

President Francine G. McNairy: A History of Caring

March 2, 2010 0

Millersville University is fortunate to have a president who is not only willing to serve her campus in a diligent and prestigious manner behind the scenes, but to lead an overall inspiring life that students are fortunate to learn from.

The Story Behind Black History Month

March 2, 2010 0

Some may argue a whole month devoted to celebrating and making people aware the history and struggle of African-Americans is irrelevant or archaic. Others may think that yes; we must embrace our widely diverse culture and learn more about our fellow Americans, listen to their story and feel their pain.

Club Corner: Unpredictable: Can you Krump?

March 1, 2010 2

There is a phenomenon sweeping the nation: Hip-hop dancing. MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew has helped throw this style dance to the forefront. Here at Millersville University, the hip-hop phenomenon is becoming more popular thanks to the student dance group, Unpredictable.

Voice of the Students on Black History Month

March 1, 2010 0

Black History Month is celebrated annually each February as a celebration and recognition of the contributions made by people of African descent in the United States and around the world. The concept of Black History Month was created in 1926 by Dr. Carter Godwin Woodson, an African America historian from Kentucky. Woodson believed that documenting and educating the public about African American history was necessary for the progression of Black Americans.

MU Gospel Choir

March 1, 2010 0

“To allow students to worship and praise God and also to minister to many,” this is the mission statement for Millersville University’s own Gospel Choir, as stated by President of the Choir, Jonathan Love. Through song, dance, or any other mode of communication of the Holy Spirit, it is the Gospel Choir’s mission to lead people into the presence of Jesus. The Gospel Choir at Millersville has 25 active members who sing at some services on campus, many churches off campus, and at special on-campus events, such as admissions events and the Multi-cultural Showcase.

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