Alumni Weekend

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Forget Facebook—Catch up with friends in person!

Don’t miss Alumni Weekend 2019. This celebration holds something for everyone. Come back home to connect with classmates, and catch up with old friends.

Class of 1969 Fiftieth Class Reunion

Celebrate your fifty-year reunion as a Golden Raider. Members of the Class of 1969 are invited to participate in special activities, including a class recognition and cocktail reception prior to the reunion dinner on Friday, May 31. The fiftieth class recognition and Golden Raider medallion presentation kicks off at 2:30pm in the Orrstown Bank Lobby (second floor) of the Luhrs Performing Arts Center. Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails follow, complimentary for class members and guest. The recognition dinner also is complimentary for class members. On Saturday, enjoy activities like pastries with professors, a Golden Raider Lunch, the ice cream social, and the annual SU Night Dinner! Return your reunion survey and information sheet so you are included in the 1969 fiftieth class reunion yearbook. 

Class of 1959 Sixtieth Class Reunion

Join in the activities on Saturday, June 1, then head over to the Courtyard by Marriott (adjacent to campus) for a class social at 4:30pm with program and dinner at 5:00pm. Refer to your class letter for more information, and register in advance later this spring.

Sixtieth Anniversary Gr∑∑k Life Reunion 

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During this year’s All-Greek Reunion, we celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of Greek Life at Shippensburg! Reach out to your fraternity brothers and sorority sisters, and break out your letters. The All-Greek Alumni Reunion is on Saturday, June 1, from 1:00-4:00pm at Harley Hall. Join the “Greek Reunion—Shippensburg University 2019” group on Facebook to keep up with reunion planning. Enjoy music, lawn games, BBQ, and adult beverages. All registrants receive a 2019 Greek Reunion t-shirt and koozie. Koozies are sponsored by Magnolia Heights Marketing, Michele (Gegg) Legge ’88, Phi Sigma Sigma. Take a break for dinner, then return to Harley Hall for the Saturday Night Raider Jam with DJ from 8:00-11:00pm. 

SU Marching Band Alumni Reunion Cookout

If watching college halftime shows takes you back to your glory days with the SU Marching Band, join Director Trever Famulare and your band mates for a cookout from noon to 3:00pm at Kieffer Hall on Saturday, June 1. Enjoy BBQ, adult beverages, and refreshments during this family-friendly event. Look for details this spring.

Golden Raiders Alumni Luncheon

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All Golden Raiders, including the newly inducted Class of 1969, are invited to a Golden Raider Luncheon at noon on Saturday, June 1, in the Tuscarora Dining room. Please register in advance.


TOURS

Friday

  • Luhrs Performing Arts Center Backstage Tour, 12:30pm

  • Pubs and Grubs Downtown Tour, 7:00pm–Midnight
    Two buses loop from Harley Hall and the Marriott to downtown pubs.


ACTIVITIES

Friday

  • Finance and Estate Planning Seminar, 8:00am–2:30pm

  • Alumni Weekend Kick-off Social at Courtyard by Marriott, 4:30–6:00pm

saturday

  • Pastries with Professors, 9:30am

  • Boxcar Museum Open House, 10:30am–2:00pm

  • Paint and Sip, 10:30am

  • Alumni Sweethearts Vow Renewals, 10:30am

  • Craft Brew Tasting with Boneshire Brew Works, 1:00pm

  • Ice Cream Social, 2:00–3:30pm

  • SU Night Dinner, 5:15pm

  • Raider Jam, 8:00pm–Midnight
    Enjoy a fun evening of music and refreshments with fellow alumni.