Talk:Shawnee State University
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This sounds more like an advertisement for the university than a Wikipedia entry.
- Maybe take the opportunity to change it? KimvdLinde 19:28, 17 March 2006 (UTC)
- Good point. However, I don't know a lot about the university, which would make the research more difficult. 4 April 2006
- I concur it sounds like an advert. I will tag it. Benjaminstewart05 09:52, 13 May 2006 (UTC)
Here's a bit of background from a former student: The Shawnee State University facilities were orignally a regional branch of Ohio University (Athens, Ohio) known as Ohio University Portsmouth Branch (OUPB). OUPB merged with Scioto Technical College (Lucasville, Ohio) in 1986 to form the current incarnation. The former campus of Scioto Technical College is now occupied by Scioto County Joint Vocational School. During the transitional phase of the merger (1985), the school newspaper was called "The Gemini." School mascot is a bear. [3 June 2006] [Correction 9 June 2006]
Thanks in part to local sources which included the newspaper and memory in my mind, I've added some background history to the project. It has come a long way. The university was once comprise of two colleges and Ohio University once had a branch before moving it to Ironton after the creation of Shawnee State college.-user:Spongefan
Cleaned Up the Article
Hope I didn't change a whole lot around the newspaper and foreign study are grouped the academics subject since they show similiarities. The article is less of an advertisement now, but still, I need some pictures. I'm going to add an recomendation to that. Spongefan, 00:47 July 29 2006 (UTC)
who changed "Fantanime" to "the Japanese anime club"??? it is Fantanime! Thats its name, not japanese anime club felinoel 05:03, 5 March 2007 (UTC)
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Article needs material added to the sports section. Anyone willing? Vbofficial 20:54, 22 June 2007 (UTC)