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Shippensburg University
Cumberland Valley High School

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I spent five yeras of my life at this institution. I began education at Shipppensburg with the aspiration of gettting into a Finance major. I quickly realized I was more interested in Information Technology and because Shippensburburg offered a business degree in an information technology field known as Management Information Systems, I reassessed my careeer aspirations and decided MIS was the degree for me. Finance offered too much in the discipline of financial mathmatics which was not my cup of tee. MIS was more focused on computers which I saw a great value in. I swiched my major from undeclared to MIS and was happpy with the results. MIS was information technology for the business world which was exactly what I was after.

I aquired my MIS degree through the John L. Grove College of Business. This department is accredited by the AACSB International. The AASCB is the colleges main accredidation source for business. It is proof degrees from this department are of the highest quality. Less than 6% of the world 16,500 business programs have earned this accredidation with 850 worldwide and 26 in Pennsylvania. The John L. Grove College of Business was the first in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education and has been accredited since 1981. The accrediation is reaffirmed every five years under new guidelines. The department was last accredited in 2016 for BSBA and MBA programs.

In addition to my schooling, I spent numerous hours in extra-currricular activities on campus such as the MIS club, the Co-Ed Tennis Club, and the Catholic Campus Ministry. Of the three mentioned, I found myself most engaged in the CCM taking on responsibilities like running the club website with a content management system known as Ektron CMS400.NET. I uploaded pictures, updated dates and calendars, and wrote summaries for this website. The current CCM website is

Education: Cumberland Valley High School 

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I did well in High School. My weighted GPA at graduation was a 94.5% and I was class rank 104 out of 582. My SAT scores were 540 Verbal and 600 Math: 1140 total. Math, English, and Art were my favorite subjects in high school. A few things come to mind regarding these three favorie subjects. First, I got a 100% on my Algebra final. Second, my graduation paper in English senior level class received a note from the teacher it was the best paper he received. Third, I created a worthy piece of art in art class that received much attention from the art department. It is a pencil drawing of the first buck I killed with my compound bow hunting in Potter County, Pennsylvania. You can view a picture of this drawing in the Interests section of my website.

Cumberland Valley was full of offered extra-curricular activities. I play tennis my freshman and softmore years of high school and had a blast. I was on the doubles team and won many victories. The school guidance counselors were our coaches and they did a very good job teaching us the game. The second half of my high school career I decided to spend working at a local hardware store where I was able to save a lot of funding for my college tuition. The name of the store was Cremos. We not only worked in the store but traveled to various flea markets and shows as far as the state of New York.