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Alumni Association plans next Roaming Rams trip for September

ISSUED: 6 January 2021
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Shepherd University Alumni Association (SUAA) is presenting its third Roaming Rams Travel Program trip, Painted Canyons of the West, in September.

In light of COVID-19 travel concerns, the original trip planned for Portugal has been moved to May 2022.

The Painted Canyons of the West trip will depart September 13. Painted Canyons is a nine-day trip that includes the Colorado National Monument, Arches National Park, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Zion National Park. The double occupancy rate for this trip is $3,599, which includes roundtrip airfare and taxes, attractions, hotel transfers, hometown pickup, and 11 meals.

An informational webinar for the Painted Canyons trip is scheduled for Thursday, March 11, at 6 p.m. Those interested can sign up at For more information and to reserve a spot, visit

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