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SPOTLIGHT

A daily summary of activities at Slippery Rock University
Tuesday, Sep. 2

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TODAY

Sept. 3

8 a.m. | Course withdrawal period begins.

8 a.m. | Construction begins to install on-street parking at Rhoads Hall on Campus Drive. Traffic flow may periodically be reduced to one lane. Access to the McLachlan Health Center/Art Building Parking Lot will be maintained. Work is expected to last three weeks. Information: Tod Horner, architectural designer, Office of Construction Design and Man?

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Commemorative $5 T-shirts for SRU's annual Football White Out Night are available now at the SGA Bookstore in the Smith Student Center. White Out Night is Sept. 6 against Kutztown. Kick off is 6 p.m. All fans are encouraged to wear white that night.

Students, faculty and staff are urged to sign up for e2Campus emergency alerts as a means of keeping informed of major campus emergencies. Alerts, used only in emergencies and including universitywide schedule changes, will be sent to your cell phone, smart phone or email account, to provide brief information regarding any campus emergency. The e2Campus alerts are limited in size. More detailed information will follow in campuswide emails, which can be checked through the University's regular email system and on users' smartphones. Information will also be posted on the SRU homepage: http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/Pages/SRUAlerts.aspx .



NEXT SEVEN DAYS

Sept. 4

8:30-10:30 a.m. | Free Commuter Breakfast for SRU students commuting from their permanent home address. Quaker Steak & Lube in the Smith Student Center.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

12:30 p.m. | Brown Bag: Ask the Provost. 103 Weisenfluh.

12:30 p.m. | SRU Club and Organization Fair. Quad. (Rain: Smith Student Center Ballroom)

4 p.m. | SRU men's soccer hosts University of District of Columbia. Egli Field.

5 p.m. | Ferguson [Mo.] Round Table Discussion: The SRU chapter of Amnesty International hosts a panel discussion of the history of race relations in Ferguson, Mo., political and sociological demographics of the area and the current state of affairs. Panelists include: Heather Rice, David Kershaw and Heather Frederick. all assistant professors of political science, Richelle Dykstra, instructor of professional studies and interdisciplinary programs; Corinne Gibson, director of multicultural development, Aaron Cowan, assistant professor of history; and Patrick Harvey, associate professor of criminology and criminal justice. Gabriella Lyons, a political science major from Henrico, Va., and others will serve as moderators. 111 Spotts.

Sept. 5

All day | SRU Family and Friends Weekend. Continues through Sept. 6. Complete schedule available at: HYPERLINK "http://www.sru.edu/studentlife/studentleadership/D

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

7 p.m. | ``The Stone House: An Original Play,'' by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/ . Old Stone House.

7:30 p.m. | New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players present ``I've Got a Little Twist,'' as part of the SRU Performing Arts Series. Event to include special tribute to SRU's 125th anniversary. Tickets range from $8 for SRU students to $22 for adults. Call 724.738.2018 for details or reservations. University Union.

Sept 6

All day | SRU Family and Friends Weekend, including VillageFest in downtown Slippery Rock. Complete schedule available at: http://www.sru.edu/studentlife/studentleadership/Documents/FamilyAndFriendsSchedule.pdf . Smith Student Center.

1 p.m. | SRU women's soccer hosts Shippensburg. Egli Field.

1:30 p.m. | SRU Hall of Fame Banquet. (2014 class inductees presented at 6 p.m. football game.) Smith Student Center.

4 p.m. | Rock Catholic, student organization, hosts Mass and cookout as part of SRU Family and Friends Weekend. All students, friends and family welcome. St. Peters Parish and Campus Ministry Center, corner of Normal and Maltby avenues.

6 p.m. | SRU football hosts Kutztown. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium. White Out Night. Be sure to wear white. Special $5 T-shirts are available at the SGA Bookstore while supplies last.

7 p.m. | ``The Stone House: An Original Play,'' by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/ . Old Stone House.

Sept. 7

1 p.m. | SRU men's soccer hosts Urbana. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

6 p.m. | Sorority 101. Answers about joining one of the six campus Panhellic organizations. Smith Student Center Ballroom.

7 p.m. | "The Stone House: An Original Play," by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/. Old Stone House.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

7 p.m. | Meet the SRU University Program Board executive board. Free pizza. Smith Student Center Theater.

Sept. 9

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

12:30 p.m. | Provost/Department Chair Forum. Alumni House.

12:30 p.m. | Award-winning dance filmmaker Marta Renzi screens several experimental films and discusses cinematic story-making. Smith Student Center Theater.

Sept. 10

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

4 p.m. | SRU field hockey hosts Seton Hill. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

4 p.m. | SRU men's soccer hosts University of Charleston. Egli Field.

ON THE HORIZON

Sept. 11

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

12:30 p.m. |SRU President Cheryl Norton delivers annual State of the University address. Smith Student Center Ballroom.

2-5 p.m. | Twelve-week Walk The Rock (formerly the 10,000-Step Challenge) registration. Participants receive free walking log, weekly emails. Healthy U points available. Details: Kimberly Smith, associate professor of exercise and rehabilitative sciences, 724.738.4468. Patterson Hall Lobby.

7 p.m. | Meet the Greeks, information about joining a fraternity or sorority. Smith Student Center Ballroom.

Sept. 12

Noon to 2 p.m. | Twelve-week Walk The Rock (formerly the 10,000-Step Challenge) registration. Participants receive free walking log, weekly emails. Healthy U points available. Details: Kimberly Smith, associate professor of exercise and rehabilitative sciences, 724.738.4468. Patterson Hall Lobby.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

4 p.m. | UPB-sponsored trip to PNC Park for Pirates vs. Cubs baseball game. Cost: $20, including transportation, T-shirt and 7:05 p.m. game admission. One ticket per student. Sign up at Smith Center Information Desk. Departure and return: University Union Parking Lot.

5 p.m. | SRU cross county hosts SRU 125th Invitational. Coopers Lake, Slippery Rock.

7 p.m. | ``The Stone House: An Original Play,'' by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/ . Old Stone House.

Sept. 13

1 p.m. |SRU women's field hockey hosts Limestone. Mihalik-Thompson Field.

1 p.m. |SRU women's soccer hosts Davis & Elkins College. Egli Field.

7 p.m. | ``The Stone House: An Original Play,'' by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/ . Old Stone House.

Sept. 14

7 p.m. | ``The Stone House: An Original Play,'' by Kevin Lukacs, an SRU history major from Butler and a docent at the Old Stone House, will be presented in conjunction with the Butler Little Theater. Admission: $5; available at: http://oldstonehousepa.org/events_items/the-stone-house-an-original-play/ . Old Stone House.

Sept. 15

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

4 p.m. | Deadline for submission of proposals for Fall 2014 Professional Development Day activities. Proposals should related to the day's theme of ``21st Century Learning Spaces.'' For more information, visit the Office of Grants, Research and Sponsored Programs at: http://www.sru.edu/academics/grants/Pages/AnnualProfessionalDevelopmentDay.aspx

4:45 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Zumba. Free each Monday. Twenty-five Healthy U Points available. 225 Patterson.

Sept. 16

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

7 p.m. | SRU volleyball hosts West Liberty. Morrow Field House.

Sept. 17

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

7 p.m. | SRU women's soccer hosts Clarion. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

Sept. 18

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU art department displays alumni-generated art weekdays through Sept. 19. Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

12:30 p.m. | SRU Career Education and Development Office hosts Resume Tips and Tricks workshop before the Sept. 25 SRU Fall Career Expo. Pre-registration required at: http://www.sru.edu/careerconnection - EVENTS tab, WORKSHOPS sub-tab. 213 Bailey Library.

12:30 p.m. | University Forum. 103 Weisenfluh.

12:30 p.m. | SRU history department launches year-long series commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I. George Brown, professor of political science, and Lia Paradis, associate professor of history, will discuss theories about the causes of the war. 105 Vincent.

8 p.m. | UPB presents comedian Jimmy Tatro, best known for ``22 Jump Street.'' Doors open 7 p.m. Tickets, $2, SRU students; $5, general public. Smith Student Center Information Desk.

Sept. 19

Noon to 5 p.m. | Final day for SRU art department display of alumni-generated art.

Martha Gault Art Gallery, 102 Maltby.

Sept. 20

1 p.m. | SRU field hockey hosts Lindenwood. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

Sept. 21

No campus events scheduled.

Sept. 22

4:45 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Zumba. Free each Monday. Twenty-five Healthy U Points available. 225 Patterson.

Sept. 23

12:30 p.m. | SRU Career Education and Development Office hosts Networking 101: Making the Most of a Career Fair workshop before the Sept. 25 SRU Fall Career Expo. Pre-registration required at: http://www.sru.edu/careerconnection- EVENTS tab, WORKSHOPS sub-tab. ATS Auditorium.

4 p.m. | SRU field hockey hosts Shippensburg. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

Sept. 24

4 p.m. | SRU women's soccer hosts Kutztown. Egi Field.

Sept. 25

12:30 - 1:45 p.m. | SRU Career Education and Development Office presents SRU Fall Career Expo. Opportunity to link new hires and interns in a variety of fields. Pre-registration required at: http://www.sru.edu/careerconnection . Smith Student Center Ballroom.

12:30 p.m. | SRU history department's yearlong series ``WWI Reconstructing the Middle East'' with lecture by Kent Schull, scholar on the Ottoman Empire. 105 Vincent.

ONGOING:

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SRU Crime Information Tip line: 724.738.2SRU (724.738.2778)