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At Mansfield University, we develop leaders.

We accomplish this by focusing on the four core values that have been our tradition since 1912: Character, Scholarship, Culture, and Service.


We believe in integrity. We act with honesty and respect toward others. We take responsibility for our actions and reflect on their impact on ourselves and others.


We believe in learning. We use rigorous, responsible, and critical inquiry to understand existing knowledge, acquire and share new knowledge, and apply what we learn. Each of us is both student and teacher.


We believe in celebrating humanity. We enrich ourselves and others by sharing and exploring our similarities and differences. We honor the past as we invent the future.


We believe in helping others. We work with others to improve the communities in which we now live and will touch in the future. Knowledge invests us with the power to improve our world and the responsibility to act.

In 1912, our student body adopted the above words, emphasizing their order:

"Character as the essential, Scholarship as the means,
Culture as the enrichment, and Service as the end of all worthy endeavor

 Sat 19 Apr '14

Mounties Drop Pair to Bloom

Courtney Bauder's leadoff home run in the opener started the day off with a bang for the Mansfield University softball team but the afternoon ended in a whimper for the Mountaineers with a pair of losses to Bloomsburg in a PSAC East doubleheader at Helen Lutes Field. 

 Sat 19 Apr '14

Track & Field Competes at ESU All-American Invitational -- Hoefer Hits School Record in Hammer

Kelsey Carlsen hit an NCAA Provisional mark in the javelin and Mike Robinson and Joelsen Resimo each won their events to lead Mansfield track & field at East Stroudsburg's All-American Invitational on Saturday.

 Fri 18 Apr '14

Lambert Sets 800m Record at Larry Ellis Invitational

Freshman Michaela Lambert continued to rewrite the Mansfield records books, this time inking her name on the women's outdoor 800m record at Princeton's Larry Ellis Invitational on Friday.

 Fri 18 Apr '14

Ocean Pollution to be Topic of Presentation

MANSFIELD, PA— Jonathan Waterman will present “Plastic Garbage Patch,” an Earth Day multi-media lecture presentation, on Wednesday, April 23, 8 p.m. at North Manser Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Waterman is an adventurer, conservationist, journalist and photographer, His “Plastic Garbage Patch” lecture is based on his 2,500-mile sailing journey from […]

 Fri 18 Apr '14

Students Help Blossburg Police Department

MANSFIELD, PA— Mansfield University Social Work students are creating “Comfort Kits” for the Blossburg Police Department. The kits will be given to children who have recently been in a traumatic situation that required a police officer to respond. “The kits will allow officers the opportunity to follow-up with a child to see how they are […]

 Fri 18 Apr '14

  The BIG Event

Mansfield University students, along with staff and faculty, were out in force on Saturday, April 12 for "The Big Event," a day-long community service projec...

 Thu 17 Apr '14

Earth Day at Mill Cove to be held April 26

MANSFIELD, PA— The third annual Earth Day at Mill Cove (EDMC) will be held on Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Mill Cove Environmental Area north of Mansfield. The event is free and open to the public. EDMC will feature a full day of activities and presentations suitable for all […]

 Thu 17 Apr '14

  Terry's Take 4-17-14

Terry's Take video blog.

 Wed 16 Apr '14

Gentlemen Hall to Open for New Politics

MANSFIELD, PA— Gentlemen Hall will be the opening act for New Politics at Decker Gymnasium  on Thursday, April 24 at 8 p.m. Doors will open at 7 p.m. The Boston-based indie band has released two albums, an EP and in 2013 released a single, Sail into the Sun, which received major airplay and was also […]

 Tue 15 Apr '14

History Students Present at Honor Society Meeting

MANSFIELD, PA— Four Mansfield University students presented papers at the Eastern Pennsylvania Regional Meeting of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society hosted by Shippensburg University on April 5. Kaitlyn Calvert (S. Williamsport, PA) presented her paper, “Medical Experiments Performed on Twins in Auschwitz-Birkenau by Dr. Josef Mengele.” Justin Grubb (Mansfield, PA) presented his paper entitled, “Wernher […]

 Tue 15 Apr '14

MU Blog: Clap Along If You Know What Happiness Is To You

We have the coolest students ever and Daniel Teodoro is one of them. Each year he returns to small island of Tasajera in El Salvador to help residents learn how to live self-sufficiently after their livelihood of fishing was destroyed. He also has gathered the talents of other students from around the World to volunteer for his project called Emana, which means human energy. See [...]

 Mon 14 Apr '14

  Conversations: Daniel Teodoro

In this episode of Conversations, Mansfield University PR Director Dennis Miller talks with MU Student, and soon to be graduate (May 2014), Daniel Teodoro. H...

 Tue 08 Apr '14

MU Blog: People, Events & a Geet

Vince Alexander is one of the most successful college basketball coaches anywhere with a 33-4 record this season and a trip to the Final Four. We are very proud of him. Vince is a Mountie at heart. He rebuilt MU’s basketball team in the late 90′s through 2005 and he has always been a man whose focus is community outreach and mentoring the young around him.  Three [...]

 Thu 03 Apr '14

Michelle Murry Serrano '97 :

Michelle Murry Serrano ‘97 and her husband appeared on a segment of the Steve Harvey Show on April 2, 2014.

 Tue 25 Mar '14

Jim Gulick ‘89:

Jim Gulick '89

"My overall experience at Mansfield University was one of the best four year stretches I experienced throughout my life."

 Thu 23 Jan '14
 Thu 12 Dec '13

Diverse Conversations: You Can Go Home Again:

“You can’t go home again.” I began to ruminate over the phrase made famous by Thomas Wolfe as I prepared to conduct an interview with President Francis L. Hendricks. You see, Hendricks is a 1979 graduate of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. He recently returned to the university as its 28th president. Apparently, you can go home again, and to much fanfare and excitement. I recently sat down with him to see what life is like for a former student returning home to run his alma mater.

 Thu 12 Dec '13

Mansfield University - 4 of the Safest College Campuses in the U.S. - SafeWise:

"The [Mansfield] University Police Department is focused on safety awareness and crime prevention first and foremost, taking responsibility to ensure that all members of the campus community remain safe to live, learn and work."