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Summer 2013
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34th Annual SU ARMY ROTC 10K or 5K Run
As part of Homecoming Weekend, race starts at Heiges Field House. 10K starts at 9am, 5K at 9:15am. Proceeds support Azalea Charities Run for Wounded Warriors and SU ROTC Battalion. Register on-line or thru the mail with a check payable to Shippensburg Army ROTC, to 1871 Old Main Dr., ATTN: Military Science Dept./CPT Crumley, Shippensburg, PA 17257
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Save the Date for Homecoming 2013! Plan to gather your family and friends and return to Shippensburg to celebrate Homecoming Weekend on October 25 - 26. We have some great activities planned that include some new events, as well as the return of favorites!


We'll kick-off the weekend with the Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon and a Downtown SHIP Party at the University Grille on Friday night. On Saturday join us on campus behind Seth Grove Stadium for Tailgating. The Tailgate party runs 10am - 4pm with the FAN ZONE, inflatables for the kids, DJ to play the latest tunes and announce door prizes, and a tailgate lunch that will be available for $5/adult, children 12 and under free. And, it's a RED OUT for the football game vs. West Chester. Receive your free SU t-shirt at the stadium entrance (limited quantities).


Additional activities include a cooking class, a wine tasting class, ROTC run, College of Business reunion, SU Marching Band reunion, and a concert of the Luhrs Center. After the game, be sure to join us for the return of the President's Supper from 4-6pm which will be held on the Martin House lawn (Rain location: Tuscarora Rm.). President's Supper is complimentary.


Tickets required for activities and meals. Registration and tickets will be available soon!

Call for Nominations
Seeking Alumni Award Nominations

The alumni awards program seeks out alumni who have been successful in their field or have made a significant impact through community service or exceptional volunteer service to the university.

Athletic Hall of Fame: In recognition of achievement as a student athlete.

Chapter Leadership: In recognition of the impact on the success of an alumni chapter and their goal of helping to reconnect Shippensburg alumni.
Distinguished Alumni: In recognition of distinguished achievement in one's field of endeavor for the benefit of the community and society.
Exceptional Service: To recognize and thank outstanding persons who have given unselfishly of their time and efforts for the betterment of Shippensburg University.
Humanitarian: In recognition of the direct impact on diversity and cultural experiences of students on campus.
Lifetime Achievement: In recognition of life-long career achievement.
Outstanding Young Alumni: Forty years old or younger in recognition of outstanding achievement in his/her field of endeavor for the benefit of the community and society.


Nominate a friend, a co-worker, a spouse, even yourself. Send us your nomination and any information you have available to you including press releases. Don't have this? No problem, send us the nomination and we'll take care of the rest. E-mail or submit your nomination on-line at Nomination forms are available under 'Highlights' or on the Alumni Awards & Nominations page under Get Involved. Additionally, mail is always welcomed at University Relations, 1871 Old Main Dr., Shippensburg, PA 17257.


H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center
2013-2014 Season is on sale now

The Luhrs Center is poised to bring another exciting and eclectic array of artists and attractions to Shippensburg. The season opens on Friday, September 20 with American Idol winner, Scotty McCreery and includes favorites like Kansas, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Vince Gill, Jim Belushi & The Chicago Board of Comedy, Trace Adkins, Celtic Woman, Lily Tomlin, and so much more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Luhrs Center on-line or call the box office at 717-477-SHOW (7469).

University Store
Make plans to get your gear for Homecoming

The University Store will be open during Homecoming Weekend on Friday, October 25 from 8am - 5pm and Saturday, October 26 from 10am - 6pm in the store and at the stadum. Get your 20% off a single imprinted item shopping discount in the Homecoming brochure, at tailgate, or on-line in the brochure. Printed brochures and on-line information will be available soon.

Save the Date
Upcoming SU Alumni Association Events

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

Sept. 26: SHIP Happy Hour @ Glory Days Grill, Frederick, MD

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

Nov. 5: Homecoming on the Road @ Gordon Biersch, Washington DC

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)