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 SRU Good News for March 14, 2011 






Solano gets Gay & Lesbian Community Center board position

Roger Solano, associate professor of business at Slippery Rock University, has been elected the newest board member of the Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburg and will be in charge of all aspects of information technology management.

Solano is chair of SRU’s School of Business Technology Committee and a member of the President’s Commission on LGBTQI. He plans to expand service, research and internship opportunities for the SRU community at the GLCC.

The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Pittsburgh ( provides gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, their families and supporters in western Pennsylvania with resources and opportunities to promote visibility, understanding and equality within the LGBT communities and the community-at-large. The GLCC works toward its goals through education, social support, networking and advocacy.

A volunteer board of directors oversees the operation of the GLCC. An executive committee comprised of the chairperson, vice-chairperson, treasurer, secretary and director of development leads the organization. There are also coordinators of the various programs at the center.

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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