SRU Good News for Feb. 15, 2010
SRU graduate receives Carnegie Science Center award
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. �- Beth Cooper, a 1993 and 1999 Slippery Rock University graduate, has received the 2010 Elementary Educator Award from the Carnegie Science Center. The award honors an educator who inspires students to understand and appreciate science.
Cooper, of Butler, is the science coach and chairperson of science education for more than 4,000 elementary students in the Butler Area School District.
She received her bachelor's and master's degree in education from SRU.
"The Carnegie Science Awards program celebrates the champions of science and technology in our region," said Ann Metzger, Henry Buhl Jr. co-director of the Carnegie Science Center. "Our region is rich in science and technology resources, and this program shines the spotlight on the extraordinary researchers, entrepreneurs and educators working in these fields.
Cooper will be honored during a formal celebration at Carnegie Music Hall May 7.
Chris Carmichael, founder and chief executive officer of Carmichael Training Systems Inc. and personal coach to cancer survivor and seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong, will give the keynote address.
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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