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August 5, 2014
SRU professor's play receives four-star review in Scotland

"Electra: An American Gothic," written by David Skeele, Slippery Rock University professor of theatre and being presented four times in Scotland by 15 SRU students, has received a four-star review.

SRU students are presenting the play four times during the Aug 1-25 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Gordon Phetteplace, associate professor of theatre, is director. The play was also produced on campus.

August 7, 2014
SRU's Ambrosio fills two national dance positions

Nora Ambrosio, Slippery Rock University professor of dance, has been appointed to positions with the National Dance Education Organization and the National Association of Schools of Dance.

The National Dance Education Organization asked Ambrosio to serve as an editorial board member. She will write articles, review and edit submissions for the organization's Dance Education in Practice Journal.

August 12, 2014
SRU graduate heads Westminster College Alumni Relations

Kara Petro, a 2006 Slippery Rock University secondary education graduate, has been named director of alumni relations at Westminster College.

"We are delighted to have Kara join Westminster's advancement division," said Grady Jones, vice president for institutional advancement. "Her experience in higher education makes her a great fit in this position."

August 14, 2014
SRU's Kemeny receives national board position

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Betsy Kemeny, Slippery Rock University assistant professor of parks and recreations, has been elected to the national board of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.

The association is a membership organization advocating for certified therapeutic recreation specialists. Kemeny teaches therapeutic recreation at SRU.

August 19, 2014
SRU'S Jackson receives SHAPE America appointment

Dallas Jackson, Slippery Rock University assistant professor of physical and health education, has been appointed to the physical activity council of the Society of Health and Physical Educators America organization.

Jackson is the adapted physical activity representative for the organization, commonly known as SHAPE America. Dolly Lambdin, organization president, appointed Jackson.