SU Alumni Association Newsletter
January 2012
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Fitness Assessment & Personal Training 

Local Area Alumni Invited to Participate

Students in the Exercise Testing & Prescription class will be paired with participants to offer fitness training and support under the supervision of Exercise Science faculty member Dr. Russell Robinson. Read on.

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Alpha Sigma Tau Reunion
Join your sisters for a night of fun at the 4th Annual SHIP ΑΣΤ Reunion. March 3 at the Great American Pub in Conshohocken. Get more info!
New On-Line Event Registration

Now it's easier than ever to register and pay to attend an alumni function. Browse our current calendar of events, make your selection & enter your information & any guest information. If payment is required, you have the option to select payment by check or pay on-line. Secure payment is processed thru PayPal with either your PayPal account or a credit card 

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We hope you are having a good start to the new year! Whether you visit campus every year, or haven't been back since graduation, consider joining us for Alumni Weekend in June. This year we'll tee-off the weekend for the 24th Annual Alumni Golf Outing at the Carlisle Country Club on May 31, followed by a long weekend of activities for all alumni ages. Information on activites and on-campus lodging will be available soon, so make plans to reunion with friends at SHIP!
Alumni Weekend 2012
Join us for a long weekend of fun - SHIP style!

Join us for a time when the campus comes alive with activity as alumni return to celebrate. Alumni Weekend is for all alumni, so be sure to join us!


Why should you attend? It's fun! A few highlighted activities include:

  • ArtSHIP: Shippensburg's Art & Wine Festival featuring wineries, microbreweries, live music, art demonstrations, & food vendors
  • Pubs & Grubs Tour to visit local haunts
  • Complimentary alumni hospitality suites
  • Blast from the Past: SU artifacts thru the ages.
  • Unveiling and Rededication of the Old Main Fountain
  • Wedding vow renewals; Ice Cream Social
  • Fun activities & workshops including a healthy cooking series
  • On-site overnight accommodations at StoneRidge
  • Reunions! - Class of 1962 (50th), Class of 1967 (45th), Class of 1972 (40th), Act 101/Multicultural, (Your reunion here!)
  • 24th Annual Alumni Golf Outing, Carlisle Country Club
  • SU Night Dinner!
  • Luhrs Center Entertainment
New Master of Arts in Teaching Degree
SU to begin degree to train science teachers
A master of arts in teaching degree will begin this summer to meet a growing need for more highly qualified high school and middle school science teachers. Approved Jan. 19, find out more.
University Featured on National Website
SU Undertakes Effort to Improve Finance & Banking Education in Iraq
The university is being highlighted as the featured member this week on the home page of the prestigious American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Three members of campus arrived in Baghdad on Jan. 5 for a trip funded by a $499,436 grant. Read more.
SU Basketball Annual Alumni Games
Alumni Basketball Games & Reception on Feb. 4

After the alumni games, an alumni reception will be held at Knute's Sports Pub and Grill at approximately 5:30 PM. All basketball alumni interested in participating should RSVP with the respective coach. Read on.

Save the Date
Upcoming SU Alumni Association Events

January 28: Alumni Hospitality Suite @ IceFest, Chambersburg February 25: SHIP Volunteer Day @ the Reading Food Bank

February 25: SHIP Night @ Brownies 23 East, Ardmore

March 13: Orlando Alumni Social w/SU Band 

March 24: Hillwood Estate Tour & Afternoon Tea, Washington DC
March 24: Beer & BBQ Walking Tour, Raleigh, NC

March 25: ACPA Alumni & SHIP Social, Louisville, KY

April 1: Hershey Bears Hockey Game & Dinner

April 22: SHIP Alumni & Friends Tea @ Camellia's Sin Tea Parlor, Carlisle

April 27: Senior Send-Off Party, Wibs, Shippensburg

April 27-28: Toftrees Resort Golf Weekend, State College

May 3: Shippensburg University Club Dinner & Auction, Shippensburg

May 19: Wine Tasting @ Doukenie Winery, Purcellville, VA 

May 31: 24th Annual Alumni Weekend Golf Outing

June 1-3: Alumni Weekend 2012

Oct. 5-6: Homecoming Weekend 2012

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.


The SHIP Experience is more than 4 years, it lasts a lifetime. 




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