Last spring the Millersville Faculty Senate held elections for new members. Millersville’s Faculty Senate meets every two weeks, on the first and third Tuesday every month during the school year. . . .
New and old students alike will have to become more proactive in taking care of their own health concerns this semester as the infirmary will no longer be available twenty-four hours a day.
The Health Center recently limited their hours due to both the loss of Dr. James Heffern, the former medical director, and their issues with staffing the infirmary overnight. The Health Center’s new hours are from Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and they are closed Sundays. . . .
Millersville has rolled out the carpet to welcome prospective students and their families to campus.
The welcome center located in Lyle Hall is now equipped with computers providing internet access allowing guest to surf the web while they are waiting to head out on a tour of the campus.
“We have computer stations for prospective students to find out more about the university or get on facebook or myspace, we just want them to feel at home,” said the Director of Admissions, Doug Zander.
Other improvements to the center include the offering of a variety of warm beverages and bottled water, swan shaped cookies to represent Miller and S’ville, a new production system allowing high tech presentations to take place introducing the students to the campus and a comfy lounge area for relaxation. . . .
Dr. Ralph Anttonen and his wife, Judy, have been named the 2008 grand marshals of the Millersville Community Parade, chosen among 25 other nominees by the Millersville Community Parade Committee.
The two mile, award-winning parade will take place on Saturday, Nov. 1, which coincides with Millersville’s Homecoming weekend, Family Day and Community Day. . . .
On Thursday, August 28, Millersville University tested its new campus alert siren.
Designed by the Protection Bureau, and contracted by the University, the system is designed to alert students who are outdoors to any potential threats to the campus. University officials were pleased by the test. . . .