SHIP Homecoming 2013! Plan to gather your family and friends and return to Shippensburg to celebrate Homecoming Weekend on October 25 and 26. We have some great activities planned that include some new events, as well as the return of favorites! Save the date, send in your RSVP, and make plans to celebrate Homecoming 2013 at SHIP.
View the Homecoming Weekend Brochure on-line. The brochure is your go-to for what's happening Homecoming Weekend! See the listing of activities and any associated costs and make plans to return for Homecoming Weekend! Be familiar with the Homecoming Tailgate Policy.
Let's get the weekend started with the Athletic Hall of Fame Luncheon and a Downtown SHIP Party at the University Grille on Friday night. Door prizes will be announced at 10pm. And, don’t miss the Homecoming Spirit Rally at 7pm in ShipRec with performances by the Red Raider Marching Band and Dance Troupe. Night owl? Join the APB Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC) for a dance party in the CUB MPR from 10pm – 2am.
Then on Saturday get ready for the big game and enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast in the CUB, your 20% alumni discount in the University Store (see paper brochure or on-line brochure for coupon and details), and take a tour through the Blast from the Past artifact exhibit in the CUB (Thurs. – Sat.).
Activities on Saturday include:
Saturday Game Day Highlights
GAME DAY INFO: It’s a “RED OUT”
Receive your free SU t-shirt at the stadium entrance (limited quantities). Support the Red Raiders as they face West Chester. Kick-off at 1pm. Tickets are available at the gate, $8/adult; $3/school-age child.
Join us on campus behind Seth Grove Stadium for Tailgating. The Tailgate party runs 10am - 4pm in the FAN ZONE with inflatables for the kids, DJ to play the latest tunes and announce door prizes, and a tailgate lunch that will be available for purchase $5/adult, children 12 and under free.
Marching Band Alumni BBQ
Join the 2013 SU Marching Band and fellow alumni for a BBQ buffet in the Tuscarora Room of Reisner Dining Hall at 11am. BBQ tickets are $10, children under 5 free. Want to perform with the band? Contact Owen Ecker at email@example.com for information.
President’s Postgame Supper
Interim President Jody Harpster and his wife Leslie invite you and your family to a casual picnic supper on the lawn of the Martin House immediately following the football game. Enjoy your favorites from the past- including chicken corn soup, harvest vegetable soup, cornbread, Ship S’mores, gingerbread cupcakes, and pecan pie-while catching up with fellow alumni and friends! Postgame supper is complimentary, tickets are required. Rain location: Tuscarora Room, Reisner Dining Hall.
The Australian Bee Gees Show, Luhrs Performing Arts Center
Get ready for the Australian Bee Gees Show, a multimedia theatrical concert experience that takes a nostalgic trip through the legacy the Bee Gees left behind while celebrating over four decades of the infectious music written by the Gibb brothers. Purchase your concert tickets on-line at www.luhrscenter.com or call the box office at 717-477-SHOW
On-line registration closes October 15.
For your convenience, area lodging options may be found at www.ship.edu/Visit/Lodging. For answers to your questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-477-1218 to speak with an alumni representative.
Back by popular demand, the Ship artifacts exhibit returns-and it has grown at an unbelievable rate! Featuring even more vintage items from various sports teams, Greek life, campus clubs and activities. Don't miss this exhibit! It's free, it's fun, and it's guaranteed to bring back memories from your Ship days