University Advancement - Alumni Engagement
Office: Russell Wright Alumni House
Slippery Rock University has more than 70,000 graduates living throughout the country. Alumni are encouraged to join the Slippery Rock University Alumni Association, a separately incorporated organization that is devoted to serving the university and its alumni.
The Slippery Rock University Alumni Association hosts several events in the region and across the country to engage alumni. A variety of benefits are associated with membership to the association, including discounts on insurance, partnerships with national travel partners and savings at campus entities including the SGA bookstore. Significantly, the Alumni Association manages and awards eighteen scholarships. Seventeen of the scholarships, the Alumni Association Scholarship, Past Presidents’ Scholarship, the Madeline F. Stoops Scholarship, the the Nancy Angell/Hallie Dugan Smith Scholarship, the Eisaman Alumni Scholarship for sophomore students, the Maree McKay/ Esther Smiley Scholarships, the Carl and Norma Laughner Scholarship, the Maggie Meise Fellowship, the Watson Family Scholarship, Jeanne Powell Furrie Scholarships, the Anna Brua Williams Scholarships for women elementary education majors, and the Addison Scholarships are for academic excellence. The N. Kerr Thompson Scholarship is for student athletes.
The Association also sponsors Homecoming and Alumni Weekend, as well as special events throughout the year. Additional information on the Alumni Association as well as upcoming events can be found on the alumni web site at www.rockalumni.com or at www.sru.edu and then clicking on Alumni.