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SU Foundation hosts reception to share impact of giving

September 13, 2018

On Saturday, September 8, the Shippensburg University Foundation hosted a reception for members of three Annual Fund Gift Clubs; the Presidents Club, the Fountain Society, and the Friend of Old Main. We said farewell to two-year National Annual Fund Co-Chairs Judy Foglesonger ’82 … Read More »

New Scholarship Recipient Reception

September 11, 2018

The SU Foundation is hosting a reception celebrating new SU Foundation and Board of Governor scholarship recipients. The event will be held in the Orrstown Bank Lobby of the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on Thursday, September 13. Because of generous donors who have establi … Read More »

2018 Financial Planning Seminar

September 11, 2018

Are you in your 30’s, 40’s or 50’s. The SU Foundation is hosting a free, informative financial planning seminar for you! Homecoming Weekend | Saturday, October 20, 2018 | 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Courtyard by Marriott – 503 Newburg Road, Shippensburg PA Sessions include: How to Define … Read More »

2018 Scholarship Dinner Rescheduled

April 2, 2018

The SU Foundation’s Celebration of the Spirit of Generosity Scholarship Dinner has been rescheduled for Wednesday, April 11. If you sent an RSVP for the March 20 dinner, please RSVP for the April 11 dinner as well.  Read More »


March 21, 2018

The Shippensburg University Foundation will open at 10am today, April 2, 2018 Read More »

2016-2017 SU Foundation Annual Report

January 2, 2018

The SU Foundation’s 2016-2017 Annual Report is now availabable online. Please take a moment to review the report. We’re sharing just a few of the many stories of how your gifts to SU Foundation benefit students, faculty, and programs at Shippensburg University. Thank you for your … Read More »

#GivingTuesday: Help us reach our goal!

November 28, 2017

Today, November 28, is #GivingTuesday. Please take this opportunity to show your support by visiting our crowdfunding website and making a gift to support current and future students. While you’re there check out the student projects that need critical funding. Your gift matters. Read More »

Shippensburg University student receives Goldwater Scholarship

May 23, 2017

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg University student and mathematics major Tristan Phillips recently received a Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation Scholarship. Phillips, a sophomore in the honors program, is the university’s first Goldwater recipien … Read More »

Laurie A. Carter named 17th President of Shippensburg University

May 18, 2017

The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education selected Laurie A. Carter to be the next president of Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, effective Aug. 7. Carter is executive vice president and university counsel for Eastern Kentucky University, a … Read More »

Scholarships Make a Difference

April 20, 2017

Thank you Mr. Gindlesberger for the heartfelt comments below about the Shippensburg University Foundation’s most recent Scholarship Dinner and the talented and deserving SU students who receive our scholarships! Scholarships truly make a difference for Shippensburg Univeristy stu … Read More »

Financial and Estate Planning Seminar

March 21, 2017

This year’s Financial & Estate Planning Seminar titled, “Mid-Year Check-Up: Update and potential changes to healthcare, taxes and estate planning” will be held Friday, June 2 at the Conference Center at Shippensburg University. The Keynote speaker, Ryotaro Tashiro, Economics … Read More »

Charles H. Diller Jr. Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation Dedication

February 9, 2017

On February 9, the SU Foundation and Shippensburg University celebrated the dedication of the new Charles H. Diller Jr. Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation. The Center is the result of a gift made by Mr. Charles H. Jr. and Mrs. Jane E. Diller to Charting the Cour … Read More »

Changing of the Guards in the Annual Fund Leadership

November 10, 2016

During the Leadership Benefactors’ Celebration Dinner, outgoing National Annual Fund Co-Chairs, alumni Rich ‘88 and Lori ’95 Pizzarro, welcomed the incoming chairs, Judy Fogelsonger ‘82M and Forbes Borthwick.  A highlight of the Pizzarro’s term as co-chairs was a $100,000 challen … Read More »

Alumni Couple Honored for Challenge Gift

September 10, 2016

Rich Pizzarro ’88 and Lori Baker Pizzarro ’95 love their alma mater and have supported it with their time, talent, and treasure since they graduated.  In 1995, Rich received the Outstanding Young Alumnus award and since 2000 has been a valued member of the SU Foundation Board of … Read More »