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SRU Good News for Feb. 29, 2012


CASE selects Green and White Society presentations

A dozen members of the Green and White Society and two staff members at Slippery Rock University had four of their proposals accepted by the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education ASAP District 2 Conference.

The presentations were delivered March 2-3. Indiana University of Pennsylvania hosted the conference.

Participating from SRU were:  Grace Evans, a mathematics major from Apollo; Eric Berdis, an art major from Erie; Mark Beckwith, a mathematics major from Rixford; Tesin Gnalian, an early childhood education major from Sewickley; Nick Horniacek, a communication major from Butler; Dan Estes, a psychology major from Mountain Lakes, N.J.; Miranda Wilburn, a social work major from Cranberry; Kaitlin Hart, a communication major from Shaker Heights, Ohio; Sarah Sadaka, a resort recreation management major from Beaver Falls;  Dan Williams, an athletic training major from Red Lion; Chad Palladino, an early childhood education major from New Wilmington; and Lindsay Ritchey, a health and physical education major from Easton.

Their presentations topics were “Bridging the Gap: Alumni and Student Events,” “Living Leadership” and “Dynamic Recruitment.”

Brad Kovaleski, director of SRU’s Center for Student Involvement and Leadership, and Kelly Bailey, director of alumni engagement, also presented.

CASE ASAP comprises student alumni associations, student foundations and similar organizations at more than 300 CASE member institutions. The program’s goal is to foster and enhance student involvement in all areas of advancement, including alumni relations and communications to fundraising, marketing and related areas.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania’s premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.


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