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SPOTLIGHT

A daily summary of activities at Slippery Rock University
Friday, Apr. 25

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TODAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY

April 25

All day | Month of Movement Tip of the Day: The weather is improving. This would be a great weekend for a hike. Enjoy nature.

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display, which runs through May 1, was organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. University Union.

8:30 a.m. | Stop It Now! PASSHE training to promote safer community, awareness and a higher calling of social responsibility in the area of child sexual victimization. LOCATION CHANGE: Smith Student Center.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Community e-waste collection program. For details see: http://www.sru.edu/president/Sustainability/Documents/e-waste%20collection%20program%20description.pdf . Stores II Facility, Keister Road.

11 a.m. | Adapted Physical Activity Awareness Day, introduction to outdoor sports, including beep baseball, beep kickball, tandem biking, hand cycles and five-a-side soccer. Quad.

12:30 p.m. | Spring has Sprung, Green and White Society tradition event. Quad.

1 p.m. | SRU baseball hosts Mercyhurst. Senior Day: 125th Anniversary. Jack Critchfield Park. (Doubleheader)

3 p.m. | Theatre major auditions and interviews. Contact Becky Lindey, clerk typist II in the theatre department office at 724.738.2474.

3 p.m. | Dedication of Patterson Hall addition. Patterson.

4 and 8 p.m. | SGA Movie: ``The Lego Movie.'' Free popcorn. Smith Student Center Theater.

4 p.m. | Deadline for proposals for the 2014 President's International Professional Development Grant. Faculty and professional staff are encouraged to apply for a $1,000 award to support research, performance, presentations, conference attendance, new program development or other international activities in 2014. Activities already completed that did not receive funding, and those that will occur later in 2014 are eligible. Further details and applications available at http://www.sru.edu/academics/internationalservices/Pages/ApplicationforthePresident%27sInternationalProfessionalDevelopmentGrant.aspx .

4 p.m. | Deadline for applying for SRU International Services Office for faculty interested in leading a 2015 spring break seminar, 2015 summer class, or 2016 winter session class. Application materials and details available at: http://www.sru.edu/academics/internationalservices/Pages/OverseasTeachingOpportunities.aspx .

4 p.m. | Deadline for faculty needing to rent regalia for the May 10 commencement to contact the SGA Bookstore in the Smith Student Center. Call 724.738.2104.

6 p.m. | Relay for Life: Register online at http://www.relayforlife.org/PASRU . Event sponsored by SRU Colleges Against Cancer and the American Cancer Society.

7 p.m. | ``The Vagina Monologues,'' an Off-Broadway play by Eve Ensler, will be presented by SRU's Women's Studies Program and the SRU Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. Tickets: $5 general admission; $3, SRU students. ATS Auditorium.

7 p.m. | SRU football spring game. Mihalik-Thompson Stadium.

7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

7:30 p.m. | The Music of David Maslanka, coordinated by Jason Kush, assistant professor of music. Premiere of new work, ``Out of this World.'' Performances by SRU Saxophone quartet, SRU Chamber Singers, SRU Wind Ensemble, SRU Percussion Ensemble and SRU faculty trio, Nanette Kaplan Solomon, professor of music; Paige Riggs, instructor, and Kush. Suggested donation, $5; SRU students, $3.

8 p.m. | German Club Movie. 111 Spotts Auditorium.

April 26

All day |Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: Nikki Rosato, artist-in-residence, lectures and conducts interviews with residents of the community to translate into a cutout map titled ``Connections'' to be created during her visit. The work will be revealed at 11 a.m., April 26, in the Macoskey Center. Interviews in Art Building.

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display, which runs through May 1, was organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. University Union.

8 a.m. | Freshman Orientation. Smith Student Center.

9:30 a.m. | Exercise Science Alumni Palooza. Bruch, followed by walking tours of campus, tours of Patterson Hall and an afternoon social. Patterson Lobby.

10 a.m. | Rock Football Golf Outing. Shotgun start for 18 holes; 5 p.m. dinner. Call 724.738.2780 to sign up: $125 per person. Oakview Golf Club.

10 a.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Roberto Sanchez Pierola of Lima Peru, and a playwright, poet and performance artist, lectures. Master classes require pre-registration; contact Colleen Reilly, assistant professor of theater and event organizer, at 724.738.4586. University Union.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Community e-waste collection program. For details see: http://www.sru.edu/president/Sustainability/Documents/e-waste%20collection%20program%20description.pdf . Stores II Facility, Keister Road.

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Earth Day Celebration with the Macoskey Center. Arts, crafts, games and activities. Free music. Macoskey Center.

11 a.m. | Volleyball Alumni Day. All day volleyball. Dinner, 4:30 p.m., Ski Lodge. Games in Morrow Field House.

Noon - 2 p.m. | 2014 Congressional High School Art Competition. Event sponsored by U.S. House of Representatives. Martha Gault Art Gallery.

5-6 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Opening exhibition for student exhibition of art projects. University Union.

6 p.m. | SRU Alumni Association annual Recognition Awards Banquet. Alumni House.

7 p.m. | ``The Vagina Monologues,'' an Off-Broadway play by Eve Ensler, will be presented by SRU's Women's Studies Program and the SRU Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. Tickets: $5 general admission; $3, SRU students. ATS Auditorium.

April 27

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display, which runs through May 1, was organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. University Union.

7:30 a.m. | SRU Campus Recreation Mini-Triathlon - swim, bike, run. Can participate as an individual or a three-person team. Race on campus. Begins at ARC.

1:30 p.m. | SRU Graduate Admission Honors Reception. Alumni House.

2 and 7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

3 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Cleveland Chinese Music Ensemble of classic and folk music with traditional Chinese instruments. Suggested donation, $5. Swope.

4 p.m. | Greek Sing, part of Greek Week. General admission, $5, to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Smith Student Center.

6 p.m. | UPB Event: Spring concert Wale and Juicy J, with special guest opening act Chevy Woods and BAS. Tickets, SRU students $15; general public, $30. Must be age 18 or older to purchase tickets or attend concert. ARC.

7 p.m. | SRU Wind Ensemble and SRU Chamber Singers and SRU Women's Choir. directed by Stephen Barr, assistant professor of music. Suggested admission is $5, general p?

PASSHE has scheduled a Desire2Learn update to version 10.3 for 12:01 a.m., to noon, May 10. D2L will be unavailable during this time, faculty and students are urged to plan ahead. Only minor adjustments to the features and interface will be affected. No re-learning or re-training will be required. An overview of the changes may be found at: http://academics.sru.edu/cfit/d2l_10_3.pdf . No action on the user is required. Spring semester grades are due at 3 p.m., May 13. Pre-session begins at 8 a.m., May 14. Those with questions should call 724.738.4220.

Open sessions for the candidates for senior associate provost for student affairs are as follows:

Candidate #5 - 1:45 - 2:45 p.m., today. 322 Smith Student Center (presentation to campus), and 3 - 4 p.m., 322 Smith Student Center (presentation to students)

Candidate #6 - 10:15 - 11:15 a.m., April 29. 321 Smith Student Center (presentation to campus), and 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., 321 Smith Student Center (presentation to students)

Candidate resumes and schedules are available online at: www.sru.edu/sapsa .

NEXT SEVEN DAYS

April 28

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. Display continues through May 1. University Union.

6:30-7:15 a.m. | Cycle Aerobics for faculty and staff. Every Wednesday through May 14. All fitness levels. Morrow Field House.

8 a.m. | Monday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you eating one last meal at a campus dining hall. Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Marina Panaia, Jamie Antoszyk and Mauricia Torres. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

2 and 7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

4:45 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Zumba class each Monday. 225 Patterson Hall.

5:30 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Documentary ``Blood Brother,'' winner of the 2013 Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award. Made by Steve Hoover, the work follows a Pittsburgh man's impromptu trip to India and its life changing consequences. ATS.

April 29

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. Display continues through May 1. University Union.

8 a.m. | Tuesday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you attending a campus event #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Marina Panaia, Jamie Antoszyk and Mauricia Torres. Continues through May 2. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

12:30 p.m. | Blood Pressure Day. Students in exercise and rehabilitative sciences will offer free blood pressure checks. ARC.

12:30 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Roberto Sanchez Pierola of Lima Peru, and a playwright, poet and performance artist, lectures during ``Un-Common Hour.'' 111 Behavioral Science Building.

4 p.m. | Annual Rising Star Celebration Ceremony to honor campus leaders. Smith Student Center.

4:45 p.m. | Final Yoga for Faculty/Staff/Spouses/Domestic Partners session. 225 Patterson.

7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

7:30 p.m. | SRU Saxophone Quartets and Ensemble, directed by Jason Kush, assistant professor of music. Suggested admission: $5, general public; $3, SRU students. Swope.

April 30

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. Display continues through May 1. University Union.

6:30-7:15 a.m. | Cycle Aerobics for faculty and staff. Every Wednesday through May 14.

8 a.m. | Wednesday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you in a selfie with a favorite professor at #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Marina Panaia, Jamie Antoszyk and Mauricia Torres. Continues through May 2. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

4 p.m. | TIME CHANGE - Stress Less. SRU Student Counseling Center offers variety of events to help relieve stress. Watson Hall Great Room.

7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

8 p.m. | Weekly SRU Planetarium Show. Vincent Science Center Planetarium.

May 1

All day | Kaleidoscope Arts Festival event: Final day for SRU art department student exhibition. Variety of artistic media. Display organized by the Martha Gault Art Society. Display. University Union.

All day | Hearing Board Training. Pre-registration was required. 321 Smith Student Center.

8 a.m. | Thursday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you reuniting with your freshman floor at #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

8:30 a.m.| Commuter breakfast. All commuter students invited to a free breakfast. Omelet bar sponsored by AVI Fresh. Quaker Steak and Lube. Smith Student Center.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Marina Panaia, Jamie Antoszyk and Mauricia Torres. Continues through May 2. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Spring Fest, games and music. Sponsored by Student Government Association, University Program Board and Student Union for Minority Affairs. Quad. (Rain: Smith Student Center.)

12:30 p.m. | University Forum. Philip Way, SRU provost and vice president for academic affairs, and Patrick Burkhart, professor of geography, geology and the environment and APSCUF president, will host a campuswide forum to review the past year and the future. ATS Auditorium.

5:30 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Screening of ``The Wheelchair Diaries.'' the story of Reid Davenport's life with cerebral palsy. 105 Vincent.

7:30 p.m. | SRU theatre department presents final performance of James McLure's comedies ``Laundry and Bourbon'' and ``Lone Star.'' Tickets, $12, general admission; $7, SRU students. University Union.

7:30 p.m. | SRU Jazz Ensembles and SRU Jazz Lab Band, directed by Jason Kush, assistant professor of music, and David Glover, associate professor of music, perform in concert. Suggested admission, $5, general public; $3, SRU students. Swope.

ON THE HORIZON

May 2

8 a.m. | Friday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you rocking your last green and white at #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

Noon to 5 p.m. | Final day for SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Marina Panaia, Jamie Antoszyk and Mauricia Torres. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

12:30 p.m. | Rub The Rock Event sponsored by SRU Green and White Society. Quad.

4 p.m. | Deadline for applications to fill vacancies on the Presidential Commissions at SRU. One- and two-year terms available:

President's Commission on Disability - two faculty; two, staff/administrator;

President's Commission for Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation - one staff, one faculty;

President's Commission for Race and Ethnic Diversity - one staff, one faculty;

President's Commission on Wellness: five faculty and staff/administrators;

President's Commission on the Status of Women - two staff, two faculty;

President's Commission on Sustainability - one position (at-large)

For consideration, please submit a letter of interest to the Office of the President, Attn: Tina Moser, 300 Old Main, or via email to tina.moser@sru.?

8 a.m. | Saturday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you enjoying the view from the water tower at #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram .

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. | SRU Colorguard and Rocklettes tryout. East Gym.

10 a.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Kaleidoscope Arts Festival welcomes Robert Sanchez Pierola, a playwright, poet and performance artists from Lima, Peru, as its cultural artist-in-residence, as he presents a master class. Pre-registration required, contact Colleen Reilly, associate professor of theater and art festival director, at 724.738.4586. University Union.

2 and 5 p.m. | SRU dance department presents ``Our Last Fifteen Minutes: Senior Synthesis Dance Concert.'' Admission, $7, general public; $4, students. Swope.

7 p.m. | Kaleidoscope Event: Kaleidoscope Arts Festival welcomes Robert Sanchez Pierola, a playwright, poet and performance artists from Lima, Peru, as its cultural artist-in-residence, to a campuswide reception. Alumni House.

May 4

8 a.m. | Sunday SRU Bucket List: Post a photo to Instagram of you rubbing the rock at #tbt style! Students who Instagram all seven photos are eligible to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card. Visit: www.sru.edu/Instagram

2 p.m. | SRU Performing Arts Series presents a children's workshop with The Jammin' Divas, traditional and contemporary original folk music from Ireland, Australia, Israel and the U.S. Open to students in grades 3-6, with student and parent tickets $10, includes 4 p.m. show. Concert at 4 p.m. University Union.

4 p.m. | SRU Performing Arts Series presents The Jammin' Divas, traditional and contemporary original folk music form Ireland, Australia, Israel and the U.S. Tickets, $20 general public; $18, senior citizens, $16, youth (17 and under), and $8 SRU students. Call 724.738.2018. University Union.

7:30 p.m. | SRU Orchestra features Schubert's ``Unfinished Symphony,'' works by Johann Strauss and John Philip Sousa's ``Washington Post March,'' written in 1889, the founding year for the Slippery Rock State Normal School. Warren Davidson, assistant professor of music, will conduct. Suggested admission, $5, general public; $3, SRU students. Swope.

May 5

All day | Last day of classes for spring semester 2014.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Megan Shever, Christine McMasters and Cody Sloan. Continues through May 9. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

Noon to 2 p.m. | Everything Under the Sun. Celebrate the end of the semester. Smith Student Center.

4:45 p.m. | Faculty/Staff Zumba class each Monday. 225 Patterson Hall.

8:45 p.m. | SGA Senate Meeting. Smith Student Center.

May 6

All day | Finals week begins. Continues through May 10.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Megan Shever, Christine McMasters and Cody Sloan. Continues through May 9. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

May 7

All day | Finals week continues through May 10.

Noon to 5 p.m. | SRU Senior Bachelor of Fine Arts Solo Exhibit with works by art majors Megan Shever, Christine McMasters and Cody Sloan. Continues through May 9. Martha Gault Art Gallery, Maltby Center.

ONGOING:

SRU's Office of Conference Services online Room Reservation Form is now live at: http://www.sru.edu/studentlife/confservices/Documents/Room%20Reservation%20Form.doc . Submit completed forms via email to conferenceservices@sru.edu, mail to 102 Smith Student Center, or fax to 724.738.2704. Requests will be processed as soon as possible; however, due to volume, the average response time is approximately three business days. Once a location is confirmed, add the event to the SRU Master Activity Calendar. For calendar posting details, or making changes, click: http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/newsInfo/Pages/PostSRUMasterActivityCalendar.aspx . For questions regarding campus room reservations, call the Office of Conference Services at 724.738.2027, during regular weekday office hours.

The PASSHE SAP systems, including ESS, MSS and eTime, (affecting faculty, staff and students) will be off line for "Disaster Recovery" testing beginning at noon, May 9.

SRU's safety management major is temporarily closed and the department is not processing any change-of-major requests during the pre-registration and registration period. Students with a 2.50 grade point average and interested in changing their major should complete a Change of Major Form and return it to the department secretary in 208 BSB. Students may be accepted once registration is complete and seats are available in the courses. Submitted requests will be numbered and dated for acceptance. Students are still able to take required courses in the safety major, including "Intro to Safety," "Security in the Workplace," "Intro to Chem. I," "Intro to Chem. II," "Statistics I," "Organizational Behavior" and "Human Resource Management" which are open to non-safety majors.

INSTRUCTION/INFORMATION

Faculty, staff and students are urged to sign up for emergency alerts related to SRU. Those not registered, or needing to update information on e2Campus may do so by clicking the emergency alert icon found at:

http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/Pages/SRUAlerts.aspx and following the simple instructions. Emergency information is also posted on the SRU homepage, sent via campus email and shared with the regional news media.

For details regarding requests for mass emails, including campus surveys, on campus, click: http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/newsInfo/Pages/RequestMassE-Mail.aspx .

http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/newsInfo/Pages/FraudulentE-Mail.aspx .

Items appearing in top of the rock are taken from the SRU Master Activity Calendar. The calendar is also used for submission of items to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor's Office and regional newspapers. Items should be posted as

soon as the basic information is assembled. For details about posting items on the hotmaicalendar (or making changes), click here: http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/newsInfo/Pages/PostSRUMasterActivityCalendar.aspx .

University Newsroom: http://www.sru.edu/PublicRelations/Pages/UniversityPublicRelations.aspx

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SRU Crime Information Tip line: 724.738.2SRU (724.738.2778)