Shippensburg University Alumni Weekend

AlumniWeekend2017

Join us Thursday, June 1 - Sunday, June 4 for our annual Alumni Weekend at Shippensburg University.

3 Ways to Register

  1. ONLINE: The easiest way is to register is online. You can pay immediately with a credit card or you can mail a check.

  2. MAIL: Fill out the attached registration form in the Alumni Weekend Schedule of Events and mail it along with payment if required.

  3. PHONE: Call Alumni Relations at (717) 477-1218 from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

It's a full schedule, starting with the 29th Annual Alumni Weekend Golf Outing on Thursday, June 1 at the Chambersburg Country Club. Tee-off the weekend by making plans to golf with us. Shotgun start at 1:00 PM. The cost is $100.00/golfer, which includes lunch and dinner. Proceeds from the outing benefit the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship.

All-GREEK Alumni Reunion, Saturday 1:00 - 4:00PM
Back for a 2nd year! Rally your chapters, break out your letters, and get ready to celebrate Greek life at Ship! The Greek Reunion Room at Harley Hall will be loaded with memorabilia and pictures celebrating Greek life!  Remember GREEK WEEK?  Join in games and friendly competitions. Participate in PENNY WARS by raising the most money for your sorority or fraternity jar (provided) and get featured in our next publication.  All proceeds will be donated to the Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Look for the posted time to get a group photo with our photographer. Enjoy music featuring the Sig Tau trio of Barry Collins '89, Steve Cotton '92, and Mark Turner '94. Formerly known as No Ambition in college, the band now goes by Ambitious Revival. Snacks, beer, wine, music, t-shirt and FUN included.

All GREEK Alumni “MIXER” / RAIDER JAM, Saturday 8:00PM - Midnight
After dinner, return to Harley Hall for the best Ship party in town, including a DJ spinning the music we love and an atmosphere conducive for laughter, fun, and entertainment. Meet under the BIG TENT on the lawn at Harley Hall. Light snacks and beverages.

SUMB Marching BAND Alumni Reunion, Saturday 3:00 - 5:00PM
If hearing "The Horse," smelling fresh grass on a football field or watching college halftime shows takes you back to your glory days with the Red Raider Marching Band, join us for the SUMB reunion!  Join Director Trever Famulare, former Director Ben Truax, the lovable Bill Dean and other familiar faces for a family-friendly afternoon.  Then make plans to continue the reunion over dinner at SU Night starting at 5:15PM.

Alumni BOARD of DIRECTORS Reunion, Saturday 11:00AM - 12:30PM
Calling all former Alumni Board Directors! Join us for Alumni Weekend to enjoy the festivities as an attendee without having to rise early for a volunteer shift. If it's been too long since you've attended Alumni Weekend or returned to campus, the Board Reunion is the perfect excuse to spend time at Ship.

50 YEARS! Class of 1967 Celebrating their 50th Class Reunion
Recognition with Hors d'oeuvre and Cocktail Reception, Reunion Dinner and Tailgate Party
Happy 50th! Join classmates from your graduating class of 1967 to celebrate your 50th reunion. On Friday, each class member will be presented with a Golden Raider medallion, a 50th reunion pin and a reunion booklet. You'll then be treated to complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres to celebrate this special year, followed by a Reunion Dinner. Then on Saturday, kick back with your classmates and reminisce at the 50th indoor tailgate party!

Golden Raiders Alumni Luncheon
All Golden Raiders, including the newly inducted Class of 1967, are invited to a Golden Raider Luncheon on Saturday.

  • Luhrs Performing Arts Center Tour (Friday)
  • Pubs & Grubs Pub Tour (Friday): Buses run on a continuous loop from campus to downtown pubs.
  • Fashion Archives & Museum (Saturday)
  • Finance and Estate Planning Seminar: Updates and potential changes to healthcare, estate planning, and taxes. Join the SU Foundation for a free, no-obligation retirement and estate-planning seminar.
  • Flaming International Desserts: Learn how to flambe on your dinner table! The demonstration will feature three different flambe desserts, providing you with enough experience to create dozens of your own flambe dishes.
  • Ice Cream Social
  • Paint and Sip with Stephanie (Brant) Miller '97: Back by popular demand. Enjoy mimosas while painting a set of wine glasses. Two images to choose from. Stephanie will turn all participants into artists as she leads a project to create Ship-themed wine glasses. Please allow 1 hour and register in advance.
  • SU Night: Join us for all-you-can-eat crabs and fixin's. Registration is required and tickets will be mailed to you.
  • The McCartney Years, Luhrs Performing Arts Center
  • Wine Tasting 101: Sample classic wines of France from the regions of Alsace, Loire Valley, Burgundy, Bordeaux and the Rhone. Crisp Chardonnays, bone dry Cabernets, and fruity Chenin Blancs are just a few wines on our agenda.

Lodging is conveniently located on campus in Harley Hall for $40/person/night. Kieffer Hall (adjacent) may be used as overflow OR by REQUEST for a quieter stay. All beds are twin with 3-room types (2-person 1BR, 2-person 2BR, 4-person 2BR). Adjacent to campus lodging includes the new Courtyard by Marriott located next to the Conference Center. Additional off-campus lodging options may be found at www.ship.edu/visit/lodging. For answers to your questions, contact us at alumni@ship.eduor (717) 477-1218 to speak with an alumni representative.

NOTE: 4-person suites must be reserved by calling the Alumni Office at (717) 477-1218.