If you don’t know Chase Slenker, there’s a good chance you’ve been captured by pirates. Donned in a red and blue suit, Chase could be seen anywhere on campus on any given day. Involved in many programs, he knew the holistic experience of college would be critical to success in the real world. He was a resident assistant for the Honors Living Learning Community, a peer anchor, student ambassador, Slate staff columnist, and vice president of finance for the Student Government Association until his resignation in fall 2022. Chase symbolizes all that’s good in higher education. As a Wood Honors College student, he is dedicated to hard work, ethics, and a reputation for professionalism that precedes him.
Shippensburg University’s John L. Grove College of Business is an excellent choice for students who want to pursue a career in business. The rigorous curriculum, qualified faculty and hands-on training ensure an ideal business education within a small class-size. Chase is a double major in Supply Chain Analytics and Accounting.
The faculty at the College of Business is highly qualified in fields like accounting, finance, management, marketing, supply chain analytics, and more. Dedicated to helping students succeed, they provide a personalized classroom experience that encourages learning, application and participation. For more than ten years at Ship, 90% of our business students have found a job within three months of graduation.
Shippensburg’s Career Center is dedicated to helping students find an internship, then a career. They also work closely with employers to match students with needs in our local community. It’s never too early in your Ship career to start preparing for your future, and Chase knows that better than anyone. His first internship was in 2021 with Volvo Construction Company Global in Shippensburg as their fleet management intern.
The John L. Grove College of Business has a strong reputation for producing graduates who are highly sought after by employers. It’s the college’s mission to know what employers want so we can prepare students to be ready when they graduate. Internships give businesses the opportunity to see interns in action, test their thinking, check for fit and assess their personal and professional connection to the team and workplace.
Chase began working for Clark Associates in Lancaster, PA as their Procurement Analyst over a year ago. He’s passionate about logistics and efficiencies in business, and looks forward to strengthening the supply chain industry with the knowledge he gained at the John L. Grove College of Business. The good news is, he’s not done yet! Chase enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at Shippensburg so he’ll be working full time while he earns his MBA. As a side hobby, he loves to travel and is excited for his next cruise where he’ll visit Italy, Great Britain, France and Belgium.