SU Alumni Association Newsletter
May 2013
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Alumni Reunion
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, 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.
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Alumni Reunion

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.

Alumni Reunion

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

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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?

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Here at the Alumni Office, we are looking forward to next weekend! If you are planning to join us for Alumni Weekend, we will look forward to seeing youAlumni Weekend 2013   soon!  There are still some spaces left for the complimentary sessions for Cooking, and 2 of the 3 breweries who will have private tastings - sign up for your tickets, space is limited, sorry, both Wine Tasting 101 sessions are filled.


And you can still order your tickets for SU Night. Visit the Registration page, or call 717-477-1218 Monday - Friday from 8am - 4pm, or stop in the office if you are local.


To order your tickets for The 50's Dance Party at the Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 1, visit them on-line or call 717-477-SHOW.

SU Baseball Team to play in North Carolina
2013 Atlantic Region Champions

The Baseball Team is headed to Cary, North Carolina, advancing to the College World Series, the first time since 2008. They start off the series this Saturday, May 25 when they face Franklin Pierce at 1pm. Come out and support the Shippensburg Team! You can find information on game schedules, tickets, and lodging for those from out of town at this link.  The tournament, hosted by Mt Olive College, will be held at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, NC.  Go SHIP!

Eleven Members Compete in Colorado
2013 Outdoor Track & Field Championship

Eleven members of the SU track & field teams will be competing Thursday through Saturday in the 2013 NCAA Outdoor Championships hosted by Colorado State University at Pueblo. You can view the live video and live results of the meet in addition to schedules, programs and heat sheets.

Fans are encouraged to follow @ShipURaiders on Twitter for the latest updates on Raider track & field. SU student-athletes will also be providing updates for a tournament blog of which the link is posted above.

Visit SHIP Overnight for a Great Deal
$75 Incentive to Visitors who Book Lodging

We want to share this great discount! If you are making plans to stay overnight in Shippensburg, the Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau has a promotion that includes both Shippen Place Hotel and Best Western in Shippensburg. Make your reservation from now thru July 31 using their online booking system or by calling 1-877-840-2923 to book two or more nights for travel thru Sept. 13, 2013 and receive a $75 Visa card, compliments of the Visitors Bureau.


Reservations must be made three business days in advance to qualify for this deal. For complete deal qualifications and more information, visit

Dine at Half-off while in Shippensburg
University Grille Discounts Available

Another greal deal we wanted to share with you to use when you come back to visit SHIP is available thru My Home Town Half-Off. Starting Wednesday, May 22, you can purchase two $25 certificates for the price of 1. Don't delay purchasing, only a limited number are available.

University Store
New Shippensburg State College Items Available

The University Store will be open during Alumni Weekend and they now have "Shippensburg State College" alumni t-shirts and novelty items. Pick up your shopping discount coupon at alumni registration in the CUB on Friday or Saturday. 

Save the Date
Upcoming SU Alumni Association Events

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 14: SHIP Night at Manayunk Brewing Co., Philadelphia

June 21: VIP Experience at The Vineyard, Hershey

July 13:  Reading Phillies Baseball Game, Reading

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

Aug. 31: Alumni Hospitality Tent at the Corn Festival, Shippensburg

Sept. 4: Roy Pitz Brewing Co Tour & Tasting, Chambersburg

Oct. 11: SHIP Social and Guest Bartender Night @ The Field House, Philadelphia

Nov. 12: SHIP Night at University Grille, Shippensburg

Dec. 13: Holiday Pops Concert at The Kennedy Ctr, Washington DC

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. 




University Relations

Shippensburg University Alumni Association


717-477-4071 (Fax)