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Friday, April 25, 2014 Dedication of the Patterson Hall Addition 1st Floor Lobby of Patterson Hall 3:00-4:30 pm

No registration required



Saturday, April 26, 2014  Exercise Science Alumni Palooza

Registration and more info


Saturday, April 26, 2014  Volleyball Alumni Day 

Alumni Reunion

Registration and more info


Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Cincinnati Reds vs San Diego Padres

7:10 p.m.

Pre-game reception at Moerlein Lager House - 5:00 p.m.

More details TBA


Thursday, May 15, 2014

6:00 p.m.

Middle West Spirits Tour and Tasting

Private Tour and Tasting

Columbus, OH

More details TBA


Sunday, June 8, 2014

Pirates vs. Brewers

Details TBA


Friday, June 20, 2014  Women’s Athletic Golf Outing Pine Grove Golf Course

Registration and more info


Friday-Saturday, July 25-26, 2014 

40 Years of Athletic Training at The Rock 

Alumni Reunion

Registration and more info


Friday, August 8, 2014 

SRU Alumni & Friends Open  Oakview Golf Club

Registration and more info


Saturday, September 6, 2014  SRU Athletic Hall of Fame



Friday, September 26, 2014  SRU Soccer Ring of Honor



 Saturday, September 27, 2014 

Homecoming Day

50 Year Golden Grad Reunion and Golden Grad Club Reunion ,

Class of 1989 – 25 Year Reunion

All Reunion Years ending in 4’s & 9’s





























SRUAA Accepting Nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Awards

The Distinguished Alumni Awards were created in 1968 by the SRU Alumni Association to recognize alumni with professional and personal accomplishments.  Alumni are nominated by alumni, faculty and staff and submitted to the Office of Alumni Engagement.

Deadline for nominations is May 1, 2014.

Award history and criteria

Nomination form

SRUAA Announces Young Alumni Award Recipients  

The 2014 Young Alumni Award Recipients are Jessica Cosme ’10, Gregory Hutton ’07, Steven Saylor ’05 and Matthew Stahl ’05. 

The recipients will be honored at the Annual Recognition Awards Banquet being held on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center.   Also recognized will be the Alumni Association Scholarship recipients, and the Outstanding Senior Man & Woman.

More information and registration.

Upcoming Alumni Events

Join the SRU Alumni Association as we celebrate Slippery Rock University's 125th birthday at upcoming Alumni events!

Washington, D.C.

Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

La Tasca
722 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001


RSVP and more info



Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Market Cross Pub
113 N. Hanover Street
Carlisle, PA 17013


RSVP and more info

For more information on upcoming events in Cincinnati and Columbus, please contact Kelly Bailey, director of alumni engagement at

Florida Alumni Events Slideshow


Celebrate Founders' Day on March 26, 2014

 Slippery Rock State Normal School opened its doors March 26, 1889. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of the University are invited to attend the University’s official ceremony celebrating the University’s 125th anniversary from 10 – 11:30 a.m., March 26, in the Alumni House. Following the ceremony, guests are invited to enjoy a “Birthday Bash” complete with cake and party games from noon-2 p.m. in the Smith Student Center sponsored by the Green and White Society.

For those who can't make it back to campus, all alumni are encouraged to show their Rock Pride by wearing green and white SRU apparel as part of the celebration.



Follow the SRUAA on Facebook

Keep in touch with what's happening at the Alumni Association by liking our new Facebook page.
Click here for the SRUAA Facebook page.


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Looking For a Unique Gift for an SRU Alum or Recent Graduate? 

Leave a lasting legacy at Slippery Rock University by purchasing a brick for the Sally Jackson Lennox Patio.  The patio, which is adjacent to the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center, is a popular gathering spot for alumni and students alike.  

Named brick(s) are typically personalized by engraving a name and graduation year; however, many also choose to add personalized messages, fraternity or sorority letters, student organization names.  Bricks can also be purchased in honor or in memory of a loved one.  

Order bricks online



Rock Alumni Merchandise - click on the SGA Logo above and enter promo code Alumni 12 to recieve free shipping on all orders over $75.00!


2014 PASSHE Alumni Trips  


Click here for more information on the Slippery Rock University Alumni, Family, and Friends travel program.


Rock Pride: Purchase your SRU Specialty License Plate


Pennsylvania drivers can Ride with Rock Pride as they display the official Slippery Rock University license plate featuring the SRU logo and the words Slippery Rock University printed across the bottom of the plate. The SRU specialty plates are available for a one-time fee of $35 for members of the SRU Alumni Association and $50 for all others. A portion of this is a tax-deductible donation and helps support the Alumni Association’s yearly initiatives.

More information 



Are You a Member of the SRU Alumni Association?

The SRUAA was officially chartered in 1970, but historical documents indicate that the association has been in existence since the early 1900s.  Throughout our history, the SRUAA has strived to offer programs, services and events for our alumni that provide professional and social networking opportunities, while maintaining a link to your alma mater and fellow graduates.

Moving forward, we are excited to offer new programs – including cultural excursions, corporate events and a series of online career webinars. The free webinars, hosted in conjunction with the Office of Career Services, will be geared towards issues alumni are facing. 

As a member of the Alumni Association, you also receive:

  • 10% discount to the SGA Bookstore
  • 10% discount for rentals of the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center
  • Ride with Rock Pride - Discount on specialty SRU License Plate
  • Reduced rate for SRU Athletic events
  • Special members-only discounts with our national travel partners
  • …and more!

Be sure to visit our website to check out all of our membership benefits and upcoming events.  It is a great time to be at Slippery Rock University – help us to keep offering the programs, services and events by becoming a member today!




As an Alum of Slippery Rock University you are eligible to receive an exclusive group discount off Liberty Mutual's already competitive rates on auto and home insurance.  Alumni in the Western Pennsylvania area call Adam Ruffner at 1-800-746-5420 x. 54028 all others call 1-800-835-0894 or visit to learn more.  






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