Thursday, July 25th, 2024

2015 in Review

Awards, giving and caring highlighted the year.


Millersville Student Wins National Mathematics Award

Millersville University student Nicholas Heil won an Outstanding Presentation Award in the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Undergraduate Poster Session at the 2015 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) held in San Antonio, Texas from Jan. 9-13.


MU Remembers Karlie Hall

On Sunday, February 8, Millersville University freshman, Karlie Hall, died tragically. Hall was a 2014 graduate of Unionville High School where she enjoyed playing rugby. She was a business and finance major, a member of the school rugby club and gay-straight alliance organization and she volunteered at an animal shelter.


Working During Break

Thirty-six students from Millersville University spent their spring break helping those in need.


Millersville Fraternity First in Nation to Complete Workshop

A group of fraternity brothers at Millersville University have a mission to stop sexism, rape and harassment of women. Twenty-two members of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity were the first in the nation to participate in a day-long training workshop from the hu-MAN UP Local College Coalition (HULCC).


Millersville Ice Hockey Makes a Difference

Millersville’s ice hockey team raised $1,475 for the American Cancer Society in a 3 vs. 3 tournament called the Thomas Duffey Benefit.


A-Z; Summer at the ‘Ville

A snapshot of what MU faculty and staff did over the summer, from A-Z.


Alum Isn’t Spinning His Tires

John Scargall reached a pinnacle moment in his career when he had two songs featured in the official NASCAR ’15 video. His song, “Leave It On The Track” is used as the main theme in the game.


Dr. McIlwaine Receives President’s Medallion

One of the highest honors Millersville University bestows is the President’s Medallion, which recognizes individuals, businesses or organizations who have demonstrated a commitment to the universal values of higher education.  Dr. William B. McIlwaine, emeritus professor, received the award at the University’s Convocation in the Winter Center on Aug. 28.


Community Philanthropists Give $1 Million

Samuel N. Lombardo and his wife Dena both grew up in Lancaster County and have lived here their entire lives.  They want to make a difference where they live and work and to that extent they have graciously given Millersville University of Pennsylvania a $1 million gift to help build a Net Zero Energy building on campus.



Students with intellectual disabilities are already experiencing an inclusive educational program at Millersville University of Pennsylvania (MU). And now, thanks to a multi-million dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Education (US ED), more colleges and universities across the Commonwealth will be able to replicate MU’s program.


Robotics Team – National Champs!

The puzzle pieces fell together and Millersville University’s (MU) Technology, Management and Applied Engineering Student Chapter (Robotics Team) won the national championship at the Associations of Technology, Management and Applied Engineering’s (ATMAE) Robotics Competition.

President Anderson at the White House 

On Thursday, Nov. 19, Millersville University (MU) President John Anderson traveled to the White House for the launching of the “American Campuses Act on Climate” Pledge Day of Action.



On Thursday, Dec. 3, the first Marauders Unite event was held in the Student Memorial Center (SMC) Atrium as a step towards making Millersville University (MU) a more culturally engaging and inclusive environment.



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