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After nearly three decades of service to Susquehanna, Helen Nunn, the woman countless families have relied on for financial aid guidance, retired earlier this academic year. Susquehanna Currents recently talked with the longtime director of financial aid about her career at Susquehanna and what comes next for her.
Several of Susquehanna’s fall programs reeled in major awards this past season.
Susquehanna University saw two of its fall teams bring home Landmark Conference titles in their respective sports.
To say All-America runner Paul Thistle ’10 has been busy since graduation would be an understatement. Not only has he worked abroad (twice!), he continues to race competitively and even won the prestigious Run for the Diamonds, hosted in Berwick, Pa., in November 2013. Katie Meier, director of athletics communications, recently talked with Thistle about his whirlwind life after graduation.
Exploring History at Susquehanna University
From Our Own
The Gold Standard
“What have you liked best about Susquehanna?”
Last December, the world said goodbye to Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected black president, credited with bringing an end to apartheid. Glen Retief, associate professor of English and creative writing, grew up under apartheid rule and, as a young adult, became involved in the movement to overturn the racist form of government. Retief reflected on his memories of “Madiba” in a Philadelphia Inquirer article published on Dec. 15. The following excerpt is from that article.