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Brian and Ellen Walsh

For Brian and Ellen Walsh, Shippensburg University provided not only an excellent education but also a partnership for life.  The couple were childhood sweethearts during high school. They both decided to enroll at Shippensburg University to continue their education.  Brian pursued a B.S. in Business (B.S.B.A) while Ellen majored in Education (B.S.Ed.).  Both graduated, Magna Cum Laude, with the Class of 1980.  Brian held a leadership role during his freshman and sophomore years as Student Senate Representative and was elected Vice President of Student Senate his junior year.  He was also a member of the SU track team his freshman year and a member of the Acacia Fraternity all four years.  Ellen, who received the Pauline Klaus Scholarship for Foreign Language, was an enthusiastic member of the marching band during her time at SU and also a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority.

Since 1980, Brian has been a financial advisor working for various investment companies. For the past fifteen years he has been working at Oppenheimer & Co., a full service national brokerage firm and currently holds the position of Executive Director.  
Scholarships associated with Brian and Ellen Walsh
  • Brian and Ellen Walsh College of Business Scholarship Endowment