Janet Kacskos

  • Since its initial construction in 1970, Pucillo Gymnasium has received countless upgrades. From the lobby, to the locker rooms, bleachers, gym floor and much more, these improvements have been made in an […]

  • Since mid-October, renovations have been in the works to turn Bard Hall into an innovative Head Start STEM classroom. With a focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, this classroom provides a […]

  • ’Ville Bulletin | January 18, 2019


    With the forecast for snow, ice and sleet this weekend, it’s a good time to remind the University Comm […]

  • Congratulations to all of the students who made the fall 2018 Dean’s List for Millersville […]

  • Dyslexia is a language-based learning disability that affects between five to 10 percent of the population. Millersville University will offer a day of resources for people with dyslexia, their family members, […]

  • ’Ville Notice | January 15, 2019


    Attention Campus Community,

    There will be live streams for both the swearing-in/State of the System a […]

  • Millersville University has many educational programs that work to prevent and address sexual assault. In recognition of those programs, the University recently received an almost $30,000 grant as part of the […]

  • Dr. Scott M. Helfrich recently presented a webinar through StudentAffairs.com titled Understanding Housing Public-Private Partnerships (P3) showcasing Millersville University’s housing as a model example. T […]

  • Have you wondered where to find out about what’s new and happening at Millersville University (MU)? Look no further, the Millersville News blog is the place for all things Millersville.

    The Millersville News b […]

  • There have been discussions and plans for many years to make Millersville University’s campus more pedestrian friendly. When the Villages were built, George Street was closed at the Student Memorial Center to c […]

    • This will make the campus less commuter friendly. There will be a loss of parking spaces along Frederick St. This will also cause the James St. area to be more congested during peak times, as many of those using Creek Dr. Parking Lot will have to enter an exit it via James St. The congestion will also cause more cars to wait at the light on George St. and more gas wasted while idling in the congestion. A lot of people use Frederick St. to High School Ave. to exit campus and avoid the light at George St. and to avoid the congestion of James St. Also in the event of an emergency, there will be fewer ways for exiting campus.

    • I agree with the first comment. This will really snarl traffic for those using the Creek Drive parking lot. And it will eliminate a lot of parking spots. While I am a great believer in friendliness to pedestrians, they do not seem to have any problem at all coping with the traffic on Frederick Street. And the traffic congestion from the Creek Drive lot is already a problem. Perhaps putting up a pedestrian crossing at Frederick St and High School Ave would take care of any issues about crossing Frederick St and this would not significantly hinder vehicular traffic.

    • I completely agree with the other two comments. I don’t see E Frederick being such a big issue for pedestrians that it would need to be entirely closed to vehicles. The only issue I see is all the jaywalking. Those who are even entertaining this idea must not be aware of the already-heavily congested James and S George. That traffic gets backed up down toward end of McComsey parking lot as it is now! Also, the Frederick closing will influence commuters to use the Centennial Dr to Shenks Lane route. You really want a significant amount of commuters going through the residence hall area? As stated already, parking will become even more of a hassle if E Frederick is closed. Implementing this idea will truly create more traffic in other areas.

    • I have a degenerative nerve disorder that effects me I. A multitude of different ways. Walking long distances or walking too much can cause me to be in pain for days. This plan takes away being able to park at the handicap spots near luek and hash. Not to mention there are already not enough handicap parking spots. I really feel like doing this has no benefit to students what so ever. I think you are creating problems where there doesn’t need to be. We have a large population of commuter students. More so than we do resident students… the campus should be creating parking not taking it away.

      Editor’s Note: The handicap parking as well as staff and commuter spaces in the lots off High School Ave. will still be accessible. You can access them from George St. to the short block of E. Frederick St. and turn left (North) on High School Ave.

  • Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was widely regarded as America’s preeminent advocate of nonviolence. It’s been 50 years since he was assassinated, and Millersville University (MU) plans to honor his legacy wit […]

  • Dr. Janet Josephson, assistant professor in Early, Middle and Exceptional Education, and 13 Marauders departed on Saturday, Jan. 5 for San Jose, Costa Rica. Students will volunteer at the Heartsong Kidtopia […]

  • ’Ville Bulletin | January 4, 2019


    Telephone System Maintenance

    On Sunday, January 6, an upgrade will occur to replace the campus telephone ce […]

  • Dear campus community,
    It is with a heavy heart that I let you know of the death of Dr. Rita Smith-Wade-El early this morning.
    “A force to be reckoned with.” “A champion of the students.” “Relent […]

  • The field of artificial intelligence (AI) is growing and Millersville University (MU) is prepared for the future. Statistics from the US Department of Labor show that as of 2016, there are nearly 28,000 jobs […]

  • Congratulations to the 400+ students who graduated from Millersville University on December 16, 2018. To see a slide show of the day please go to –  Commencement slide show.

  • Sequencing Genomes
    Dr. Brent M. Horton, biology, worked with a group this past year that successfully sequenced the genome of a unique and charismatic Amazonian bird, the wire-tailed manakin. This work is part of […]

  •  Millersville University (MU) announced that the Lombardo Welcome Center recently joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Power Partnership (GPP). Designed to generate all of its own en […]

  • Millersville University (MU) is giving students an opportunity to receive on-the-job training through the new Workforce Traineeship Program. Funded through a grant from Lancaster County Community Foundation’s […]

  • Year-after-year, professors of natural history courses send their students rambling through woods, roadsides and countrysides armed with little more than a field journal and penknife in search of plants, […]

    • A timely article for a timely topic, this approach is not only revolutionizing how our students are collecting and preserving taxonomic data, it is including them on sharing the very biodiversity data they collect with the region and the world and the world will be much richer for it.

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