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 Faculty, Staff Invited to Join SRU Alumni Reunion Festivities 




Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail:


     SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Faculty and staff across campus are invited to join more than 100 Slippery Rock University alumni in the annual Alumni Reunion Weekend festivities planned for June 17-18 by the university’s Office of Alumni Relations and spotlighting the class of 1955 celebrating its 50th reunion.

     Also featured at the two-day event will be the SRU Student Government Association, residence life alumni, and  cross country/track and field alumni from 1958 through 1968.

      June 17 opens with a 1 to 4 p.m. walking tour of McConnell’s Mill, followed by a 5 p.m. “Great Texas Barbeque” at the Alumni Association Picnic Pavilion near Jack Critchfield Park. At 7 p.m. the Musicians’ Concert Band, directed by Blasé Scarnati, is planned to be followed with an after-concert reception in the Russell Wright Alumni House.

     June 18 opens with a 6 a.m. sunrise walk followed at 7 a.m. with breakfast at the University Club in North Hall and trolley tours of campus and the newly renovated downtown. The noon reunion luncheon, the highlight of the weekend, will be held at the University Club.

      Afternoon activities include fitness time at the Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center followed by a 6 p.m. dinner at the North County Brewery followed by a microbrew and Pennsylvania wine tasting class. A bonfire at the SRU Ski Lodge is planned for
10 p.m.

            Those interested in attending any part of the weekend are asked to call 724-738-2018 to make reservations.


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