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February 2013
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Student Senate 50th Anniversary Celebration
Senate Alumni

During Alumni Weekend, the Student Senate will be hosting a 50th Anniversary Celebration! Save the weekend of May 31 - June 1. A special reunion luncheon will be held on Saturday, June 1.

ROTC Reunion
ROTC Alumni

Also during Alumni Weekend, ROTC will welcome ROTC alumni back to campus! Save the weekend of May 31 - June 1. More information available soon.

Counseling Alumni Reunion
50th Anniversary Celebration

Join in the celebration activities on Saturday, April 13 to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the Counseling and College Student Personnel Department. Activities begin with the Shirley Hess Hike for Healing, a 5 mile hike that begins at 10am. Later in the evening, a formal celebration will be held from 5 - 9pm in the SU Conference Center. Visit for more information

SHIP Baseball
Alumni Day
Baseball Alumni

Alumni Day for Shippensburg Baseball will be held on
Saturday, April 27 when the Raiders host Clarion.
Rain date is Sunday, April 28.

SHIP Stories App

Readers of our magazine can view it on iPhones or iPads through the Ship Stories app. The new app, available for free in the Apple App Store, allows users of those devices to view the magazine anywhere and at anytime.

Search for SHIP Stories in the App store.

Read The Alumni Career Newsletter

 Don't miss out on the monthly Alumni Career NewsletterEach month we include highlighted job postings forwarded to us, upcoming job fairs, and an employer perspective. You need to subscribe to have it delivered direct to your in-box.

Liberty Mutual Insurance Discount

Enjoy a special rate on your auto and home insurance.

Did you know that Alumni of Shippensburg are saving hundreds of dollars a year with Liberty Mutual?

**PA residents, for a free consultation, call Anita Carlevale at 1-800-449-2209 Ext 52953 or click here to e-mail her. All others, call 1-800-835-0894 or visit

SU Alumni & Friends Travel Program
2013 Passport to Travel

Come travel with the PASSHE Alumni & Friends Travel Program. 2013 trips include Bali to Bangkok 21-day cruise, 8-day tour of San Francisco Wine Country, Germany, Barcelona to Lisbon 10-day cruise and South Africa & Victoria Falls Tour.

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Celebrate Alumni Weekend at Shippensburg! 


The weekend is for all alumni. Groups hosting reunions include Student Senate, ROTC, ACT 101/ASP, Zeta Beta, and the Class of 1963 (50th reunion). Not celebrating with a reunion - no worries, we have a variety of activities for everyone including cooking classes, wine tasting 101, tours of the new residence halls, and new this year: Down & Dirty Tour in Old Main. We also have ArtShip: A Real Taste of Shippensburg with a new location for 2013 located on campus outside the CUB. Currently 5 wineries are confirmed for tasting, along with great bands. Some activities are limited in the number of participants that may be accommodated, including on-site lodging at Stone Ridge Commons, so register early. A detailed schedule of events and on-line registration will be available the beginning of March. Make your plans now to return to campus!

Alumni Golf Tournaments Scheduled
Summer Golf Outings

 Tee-off Alumni Weekend with the 25th Anniversary Alumni Golf Tournament. This years tournament will be held on Thursday, May 30 at the Carlisle Country Club. Proceeds benefit the SU Scholarship for Outstanding Students.Tournament is limited to 96 players, $95/player. This tournament will sell out. Be sure to make your reservations early.


The Jane Goss Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 10 at the Chambersburg Country Club. Named in honor of former SU athletics administrator/coach/educator, this event, formerly known as the Lady Raiders Golf Tournament has been the largest fundraiser for women's athletics at Shippensburg. Proceeds from the tournament are used by Lady Raider athletic teams to provide scholarship opportunities and financial support for young women to participate in and gain valuable experience thru athletics.
Summer Camps at SU
Registration opens next week.


Shippensburg offers a variety of summer camps designed to improve athletic skills, provide academic enrichment, and to explore new and exciting activities. Camps in a variety of different sports and academic disciplines are available to boys and girls ages 6 - 18 years in both residential and commuter plans. NEW for 2013: Air-conditioned suite-style dorms for residential camps. Visit on-line for the schedule of camps. Registration opens the first week of March.

Red and White Spring Football Game
Red Raider Football Game

SAVE the DATE for the annual Spring Game on Saturday, April 13 at 1:00 PM in Seth Grove Stadium. Join SHIP for the Game Day Atmosphere!

Mission Career
Workshops for Veterans

Career workshops are being presented that are geared toward veterans. Shippensburg Alumni Veterans are invited to attend.

      Using your Military Skills to become an Entrepreneur - March 28

Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn't know where to start? This workshop will help aspirng entrepreneurs begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring financing options.

     Employer Interviewing Panel and Networking Mixer - April 15

Panel discussion with employers from a variety of industries to discuss major interviewing points, including how to talk about your military experiences and transitional skills during the interview. A networking reception with hors d'oeuvres will follow the one-hour long panel session. This networking reception will encourage veterans and employers to network and potentially lead to some internship/job opportunities. 

APB Spring Concert Announcement
Travis Porter

The Student Activities Program Board has announced Travis Porter as this years Spring concert.The show is Sunday, April 7 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 for alumni and go on sale March 5 at the CUB Info Desk or at For questions, e-mail

Phi Sig is back at Ship
Alumni invited to Chartering Ceremony
Current Phi Sig president, Romarr Mayne, invites Phi Sig alumni to their chartering ceremony on April 5th - 6th. Romarr shares, "We would love for our Alumni to come back and be a part of the special event." For more information, or to RSVP, e-mail Romarr at  
Save the Date
Upcoming SU Alumni Association Events

March 6: Alumni Dinner, Phoenix, AZ

March 17: Alumni Dinner, Jacksonville, FL

March 18: Alumni Social during NASPA conference, Orlando, FL

March 22: Alumni Dinner, Tampa, FL

March 23: Alumni Dinner, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 28: Mission Career Workshop #2, PSU Mont Alto

April 12: Alumni Social at the Fox and Hound, Charlotte, NC

April 13: Brewery Tour & Social at LoneRider Brewery, Raleigh, NC

April 15: Mission Career Workshop #3, Chambersburg

April 27: Alumni Volunteer Night at Greater Berks Food Bank, Reading

May 30: 25th Anniversary Alumni Golf Outing, Carlisle Country Club

May 31, June 1 and 2: Alumni Weekend 2013

June 21: VIP Experience at The Vineyard, Hershey

July 13:  Reading Phillies Baseball Game, Reading

Aug. 16: Allenberry Playhouse Dinner and Show, Boiling Springs

The University Relations Office is here to help you stay connected to each other and to the University. Visit us often to keep up to date with Ship news and events.


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