Contact: K.E. Schwab -- 724-738-2199; e-mail:
SRU PLANS THREE ‘SATURDAY SHOWCASES’
FOR PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS AND FAMILIES
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Slippery Rock University’s
Admissions Office has scheduled three “Saturday
Showcase” programs o open the university to prospective
students and their families at morning open houses designed to
showcase academic programs.
The events will be
held Feb. 19, April 9 and April 30 with the opening set for 9 a.m.
in the University Union.
are requested and may be made by calling the Admissions Office at
1-800-929-4778 or going online to www.SRU.edu then clicking on the
“Saturday Showcase” link.
considering enrolling at SRU will learn about academic programs,
residence life, financial assistance and other campus life
opportunities at a resource fair held as part of the morning
activity. Sessions by individual major will also be available.
Families will discover Slippery Rock University’s array of
award-winning, first-year support services, encompassed within the
FYRST (first-year studies) Program while prospective students have
time to talk with current SRU students.
Saturday Showcases are time to help high school seniors trying to
make their final college selection,” says Mimi Conner,
interim director of first-year recruitment in SRU’s
Admissions Office. “The program on Feb. 19 would be
especially good for seniors to take a second look at what The Rock
has to offer.”
chance to interact with our faculty is a huge benefit of the
showcase program. Students have the opportunity to talk with a
variety of faculty members during the academic resource fair. For
students who are unsure about their major, this is an especially
good time to learn about many different areas in a short
period,” Conner says.
Juniors in high school
should consider getting an early start at looking at colleges by
visiting us during one of the April programs. “We want our
students and their parents to feel comfortable with The Rock.
Visiting campus a couple of times is always welcomed,” she
SRU has been named one
of the “Best Colleges in the Mid-west Region” by The
Princeton Review and was selected as one of the “Top 50
Colleges for Girls” by CosmoGirl magazine. SRU’s
enrollment stands at 7,928.