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 SRU to Again Host 'Unity Week' 

 

SPOTLIGHT

10/30/2006

Contact: K.E. Schwab  -- 724-738-2199;  e-mail: karl.schwab@sru.edu

 SRU TO AGAIN HOST ‘UNITY WEEK’ AS A WAY OF PROMOTING DIVERSITY/UNITY

      SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University will mark Unity Week, organized and sponsored by the SRU Student Union for Minority Affairs, the week of Nov. 12-18 with a host of activities, including a Gospel Fest, films and specialty foods, all designed to promote campus diversity and unity among students, faculty, staff and the community.

      The week opens Nov. 12 with a 6:30 p.m. Gospel Fest, sponsored by Chosen Generation, in the University Union. The Nov. 13 events offers a State of America panel discussion and the film “God and Gays” at 7 p.m. in the Strain Behavioral Science Building Auditorium. The event is sponsored by the Presidents Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, the Office of Intercultural Programs, the SRU Black Action Society and Sister to Sister.

     “Taste of the World,” sponsored by AVI Food Systems, the campus contract food vendor, will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 14 in the University Union Lobby. All proceeds will go toward adopting families for Thanksgiving. Participants are asked to bring a non-perishable food item related to Thanksgiving.

     Nov. 15 will see a 5:30 p.m. Step Clinic and Mock Step Show in the union, and from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 “Novelty Events” will be offered in the union.

    A student vs. faculty/staff basketball game and “Novelty Events,” sponsored by the SRU Late Night Programming Committee, will be held from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Nov. 17 in Morrow Field House, and on Nov 18, the Mr. and Miss Unity Pageant will be held at 4 p.m. in the union. A Stroll Competition and After Party sponsored by Alpha Zeta Alpha chapter of Phi Beta Sigma fraternity will follow at 8 p.m. in the union.

PN, PGN, WPN, PR, AA

 

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