SU Alumni Association Newsletter
March 2013
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Phi Sig
Alumni Reunion
Current Phi Sig president, Romarr Mayne, invites Phi Sig alumni to their chartering ceremony on April 5th - 6th. For more information, or to RSVP, e-mail Romarr at 
Spring Football Game
Red and White

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!

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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Join Shippensburg for Alumni Weekend, May 30 - June 2, 2013!


Registration for Alumni Weekend 2013 is now open. The fastest way to register is on-line. After registering, if payment is required, you may pay on-line with a credit card or select the option to mail a check. Registration/Payment is always accepted by calling us at 717-477-1218.

Student Senate Alumni Reunion
50th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration

To honor this milestone, all former Student Senate members are invited to join the current Senate on Saturday, June 1 at 12 noon during Alumni Weekend for an afternoon of dining, socializing, and celebrating. Come visit with fellow Senate alumni, catch up with old advisors, and meet the new students who are leading the way on campus. Bring a photo, postcard, or other small memorabilia to add to our time capsule, which will be opened on the 100th anniversary in 2063. $12/person. Register on-line using the Alumni Weekend reservation form.

ROTC Alumni Reunion
Special Reunion for ROTC Alumni

A reunion for ROTC alumni will be held during Alumni Weekend on Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 am in the Ceddia Union Building (CUB). Stop by to meet Lt.Col. Matthew Sober, from the Class of 1996, the first alumnus to chair the Department of Military Science. Share some of your experiences with cadets as they prepare for their summer 2013 training events. Let us know you'll be there, rsvp on-line using the Alumni Weekend reservation form.

Act 101/ASP Alumni Reunion
Special Reunion for Alumni

The Academic Success Program, better known to alumni as ACT 101, invites alumni graduates of the program to join staff and current students enrolled in ASP for a reunion/information session. Gain knowledge of what has been done, what the program staff have up their sleeve for the future, and how you, as a graduate of the program, can help. Let us know you'll be there, rsvp on-line using the Alumni Weekend reservation form.

Zeta Beta Alumni Reunion
Special Reunion for Zeta Beta Alumni

Join fellow alumni on campus for a weekend of fun and renewing friendships. Bring back those scrapbooks, photo albums, and pledge books on Saturday, June 1 at 11:00 am in the Ceddia Union Building (CUB). Contact for contact information. Let us know you'll be there, rsvp on-line using the Alumni Weekend reservation form.

Looking for...
Old Student Directories

We are looking for copies of student directories from 1963 - 1975. Alpha Phi Omega published the directories as a service project. If you have a directory that you can part with, send it to Karen Daniel, Archives & Special Collections, Lehman Library, Shippensburg University, 1871 Old Main Dr., Shippensburg, PA 17257, or contact Karen at or 717-477-1516.

Alumni Apparel
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What's New in Ship?
Reminiscing in Shippensburg

For those alumni looking to stop at the Toll Gate for a drink or a bite to eat the next time you are in town, you'll find new signage outside the restaurant. New owner, David Fox, SU Class of 1987, has taken over the landmark restaurant, and reopened it earlier this month under the name CJ's American Pub & Grill. David's son is carrying on the SHIP tradition - he's a sophomore here at Shippensburg.

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. 

Save the Date
Upcoming SU Alumni Association Events

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 15: Cocktails and Conversation at Viva, Wyomissing

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

May 31, June 1 and 2: Alumni Weekend 2013

June 10: Jane Goss Memorial Golf Tournament, Chambersburg CC

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.


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




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