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 November 2011 Archive 




November 9, 2011
Neil Berg’s ‘Broadway Holiday’ launches SRU holiday season

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Neil Berg’s “Broadway Holiday” comes to Slippery Rock University Dec. 2 for a one-night performance as part of the University’s Performing Arts Series.

November 8, 2011
SRU faculty discuss ‘Occupy Wall Street’s’ impact

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The Occupy Wall Street movement in New York and other cities across the U.S., including nearby Pittsburgh and Youngstown, Ohio, is being seen by many as the ultimate Kumbaya moment encompassing all ideas from all people. Slippery Rock University faculty who have been following the movement are drawing their own conclusions.

November 08, 2011
Texting while driving could cost drivers big bucks

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – “OMG, I culd get a $100 ticket for sendn U this message,” may be a text message sent by someone who is texting while driving following Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signing into a law a measure banning the practice.

November 8, 2011
SRU sponsors Project Elf to aid needy children

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s Center for Student Involvement and Leadership and members of the Keystone SMILES AmeriCorps are joining the Butler Salvation Army to again sponsor the annual Elf Program. The program provides Christmas to area children and their families.

November 7, 2011
SRU art department cements future

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The square patterns catch your eye like a life-size chessboard. They give the replacement patio alongside the Art Building an artistic flair.

November 7, 2011
SRU exercise science majors win ‘College Bowl,’ research award

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University exercise science majors won the “College Bowl” competition and outstanding research award at last weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the American Sports Medicine Conference in Harrisburg.

November 2, 2011
SRU students help science come alive at Carnegie Center

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University elementary education majors are helping the film “Night at the Museum” come to life for hundreds of elementary-age children at the Carnegie Science Center in downtown Pittsburgh.

Novemver 3, 2011
SRU theatre presents Sophocles’ ‘Electra’

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Love, secrets, murder and revenge. These are just a few of the emotions and actions that take place in Slippery Rock University’s theatre’s performance of Sophocles’ “Electra.” The play runs from Nov. 15-21, with opening curtain at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15.

November 2, 2011
Programs re-affirm proactive stance against domestic violence

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Thursday’s Community Alliance Clothesline Project along with ongoing programs, guest speakers and student workshops underscore Slippery Rock University’s proactive approach to preventing emotional, psychological, physical and sexual abuse, said campus women leaders.

November 2, 2011
SRU open house promotes gas-well tender opportunities

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s Leadership Development Center will host open houses from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., Nov. 9, at the center for people interested in training for possible entry-level positions as gas-well tenders in the oil and gas industry.

November 1, 2011
SRU hosts cultural exchange with top Chinese dancers

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – A comprehensive cultural interaction and exchange with China will occur Nov. 14 at Slippery Rock University. The Beijing Dance Company’s American World Tour is making a stop to offer two master classes, a lecture and question-and-answer, offering students valuable exposure to the magic and mystery of China’s top dancers.

November 1, 2011
SRU professor says Libya faces challenges

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Dust is just starting to settle following the rebel-led overthrow of 40-year Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, and Ahmad Khalili, associate professor of professional studies and a longtime Middle East observer, says it may be a long time until a new democratic society is in place.

November 1, 2011
Women’s soccer faces Kutztown today

CALIFORNIA, Pa. – The 22nd-ranked Slippery Rock University women’s soccer team will face No. 17 Kutztown University in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference semifinals today at 1:30 p.m. at top-seed California University of Pennsylvania.

October 26, 2011
Jessamine Montero leads new diversity initiatives

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Two major diversity initiatives – the creation of a Diversity and Inclusion Network and the launch of a $25,000 grant program – demonstrate Slippery Rock University’s continued commitment to diversity education and programs benefiting students, faculty, staff and the community, said Jessamine Montero, senior officer for diversity and inclusion, who is taking the lead on both programs.
October 25, 2011
SRU celebrates Native American culture, customs Nov. 3

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Michael Simms, a member of the Council of Three Rivers American Indian Center, learned the songs and dances of his fellow tribes the old fashioned way: He listened repeatedly until he mastered the words and moves. Simms will bring those customs to Slippery Rock University Nov. 3 as part of the University’s Native American Celebration Day.
October 25, 2011
SRU presents ‘Dances of India Concert’ Nov. 9

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.– Colorful dances originating in India will be on display when Slippery Rock University presents the “Dances of India Concert” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9 in Swope Music Hall. The concert will raise funds to send SRU students to India for a four-week classical dance workshop sponsored by the dance department.
October 25, 2011
SRU’s first ‘Winter Session’ offers online opportunities

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Pass the fruitcake and laptop. Slippery Rock University will offer its first Winter Session, Dec. 19-Jan. 18. The condensed term will allow students to take one or two courses totally online and earn up to six credits toward graduation.
October 19, 2011
International dinner highlights SRU’s ‘International Week’

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Food, dance, music, clothes and culture from around the world will be on display at Slippery Rock University as part of the University’s annual International Week Nov. 6-12. The traditional International Dinner, featuring recipes from the student’s home countries, highlights the week.

October 18,2011
SVG expertise takes SRU’s David Dailey around the world
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Become an expert and the computer industry will beat a path to your door is certainly proving to be the case for Slippery Rock University’s David Dailey, professor of computer science.

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