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February 27, 2015
Spring break means international studies for SRU students

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Ireland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, England, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Peru, the Bahamas and Turkey are some of the international countries Slippery Rock University students will be studying in during their spring break.

More than 370 students will participate in 21 separate study abroad experiences during the University's March 8-15 spring semester break.

February 27, 2015
Renovated SRU library will stack up with the best

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Bailey Library, now part of the Office for Transformational Experiences, is in transition - and there will be some noise.

"The renovation process can be difficult and a challenge -and maybe at times noisy, but I think that when we get to the end of the process, we are going to have a wonderful space for students. The goal is to have an inviting place for students to come for research, make use of the library resources, study and prepare for class.

February 27, 2015
SRU IT operation relies on redundancy, redundancy

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Usually redundancy is something to be avoided at all costs. But if you're Slippery Rock University's Information and Administrative Technology Services and you are responsible for providing business continuity for the University's data and computer system operations, redundancy is great thing.

"We have just completed a major installation that give us back up redundancy and the ability to keep internet connectivity operational in the event of power failures or equipment break downs," said John Ziegler, associate provost for information and administrative technology services.

February 27, 2015
CHFPA becomes College of Liberal Arts

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The reassignment of several academic departments to Slippery Rock University’s College of Humanities and Fine and Performing Arts has prompted a name change for the college.

It will now be known as the College of Liberal Arts.

February 27, 2015
Eggs are more than they're cracked up to be

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - If you're looking to become a nutritional good egg without harming your heart, eat eggs, Canadian bacon and coffee. They won't affect your "bad cholesterol," and it will give you high-quality protein.

New Dietary Guidelines from the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion recently said cholesterol is not a nutrient of concern. The findings backpedaled on four decades of government warning about limiting egg yolks and other high-cholesterol products thought to increase blood cholesterol.

February 27, 2015
Lectures, theater, films, art, mark SRU Women's History month

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University will join the National Women's History Month celebration throughout March with films, lectures, art, music, discussions and social events all aimed at "weaving the stories of women's lives" into a University celebration.

SRU's departments of theatre and art, along with gender studies, the SRU Women's Center, the Student Union for Multicultural Affairs, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance, the President's Commission on the Status of Women, Student Government Association, the SRU Performing Arts Series, Martha Gault Gallery, the Known Art Project and the Office of Multicultural Development are sponsoring the monthlong celebration.

February 27, 2015
New SRU investment club seeks Morgan Stanley backing

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Have some spare cash sitting around you're looking to invest? You just might want to consider investing it through the newly forming Slippery Rock University Investment and Trading Club. The club recently opened talks with Morgan Stanley, one of the nation's larges multinational financial services corporations, for backing.

The club, which has already held informal meetings each Wednesday in 321 Eisenberg, was the idea of Jeffrey Forrest, SRU professor of mathematics, and John Golden, instructor in SRU's School of Business.

February 27, 2015
SRU students spread propaganda

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Participation in Opportunity Knocks, Slippery Rock University's admissions program for minority high school seniors, increased 63 percent from 45 last year to 78 students this year, underscoring minority-recruitment success.

Organizers had expected to more than double the enrollment when 102 students registered. Unfortunately, the state's recent snow, freezing rain and frigid temperate caused some cancellations. More than 100 current SRU student volunteers, including Opportunity Knocks veterans, showed students the ropes of college life.

February 27, 2015
Knock, knock, knocking on opportunity's door

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Participation in Opportunity Knocks, Slippery Rock University's admissions program for minority high school seniors, increased 63 percent from 45 last year to 78 students this year, underscoring minority-recruitment success.

Organizers had expected to more than double the enrollment when 102 students registered. Unfortunately, the state's recent snow, freezing rain and frigid temperate caused some cancellations. More than 100 current SRU student volunteers, including Opportunity Knocks veterans, showed students the ropes of college life.

February 27, 2015
Cherish The Ladies bring song, dance of Ireland to SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - "Cherish The Ladies," the next event in Slippery Rock University's Performing Arts Series, will bring a bit o' the Irish to the campus in both song and dance.

The 7:30 p.m., March 27 performance is in the University Union Multi-Purpose Room. Tickets are available now.

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