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 November 2002 Archive 

 

SPOTLIGHT

SRU 'TEACHER JOB FAIR' TO LINK STUDENTS TO TEACHING OPENINGS

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Western Pennsylvania and eastern Ohio college students majoring in education and nearing graduation are invited to join in Slippery Rock University's "2002 Teacher Job Fair" set for Nov. 13. More than 65 school districts from across the U.S. will be on hand to conduct interviews and accept resumes.

ANNUAL SRU 'STADIUM ECHOES CONCERT' TO FEATURE MUSIC FROM HALF-TIME SHOWS

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's annual Stadium Echoes Concert, presented by the University's Marching Pride and offering highlights from this year's football game half-time shows, will be held at 4 p.m. Nov. 10 in Morrow Field House.

SIX NAMED MARJORIE STEPHENSON SCHOLARS AT SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Marjorie Stephenson Scholarships, created by the university's former librarian, have been presented to six students for the 2002-03 academic year. Each scholarship is for $500 to $1,000.

SRU'S UPB TO BRING POP BAND 'GOO GOO DOLLS' TO CAMPUS FRIDAY

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Goo Goo Dolls, once called "America's best known, unknown band" has been playing across the USA gaining success for the past eight years, and Nov. 10 will play an 8 p.m. concert on the Slippery Rock University campus.

SRU PLAY SALUTES ENVIRONMENTALIST RACHEL CARSON

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's final event in its yearlong retrospective of the life of Springdale native Rachel Carson will be a five-performance run of the award-winning "In the Garden of Live Flowers" directed by visiting theater Professor Mirla Criste set for Nov. 20-24.

SRU'S UPB TO BRING POP BAND 'GOO GOO DOLLS' TO CAMPUS

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Goo Goo Dolls, once called "America's best known, unknown band" has been playing across the USA gaining success for the past eight years, and Nov. 10 will play an 8 p.m. concert on the Slippery Rock University campus.

SRU'S NORTH HILLS SITE PLANS MASTER'S PROGRAM IN PROFESSIONAL WRITING

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Those who aspire to a professional writing career in business, technology or science have a more convenient way to acquire the credentials: Slippery Rock University is offering a master of arts in professional writing at its North Hills Site off Route 910 in Wexford.

FLUTISTS TO SURROUND AUDIENCE FOR OPENING OF SRU FLUTE CHOIR, CHAMBER FLUTES CONCERT

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The audience will literally be surrounded by flutists offering an antiphonal piece by 16th-century composer Giovanni Gabrieli when the Slippery Rock University Flute Choir and Chamber Flutes open their fall concert at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in Swope Recital Hall. A selection using various-size bottles will also be included.

SRU LANGUAGE PROFESSOR ANNOUNCES TOUR PLANS TO 'RUSSIA'S GOLDEN TRADITIONS'

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Two segments of Russian culture will be covered when Slippery Rock University offers its "Russia's Golden Traditions" trip next summer highlighting the vitality of 300-year-old St. Petersburg and the traditions of Moscow and its "Golden Ring" cities. The tour is open to the public.

SRU MUSIC DEPARTMENT ORGANIZING 'A GIFT OF THANKSGIVING' TO AID LOCAL CHARITIES

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - "A Gift in Thanksgiving," a special program organized by the University's music department, will offer music and words at the Butler Intermediate High School at 4 p.m. Nov. 24 to benefit Butler area charities and the University's Music Scholarship Fund.

KALEIDOSCOPE TOP CHOICE OUT OF 112 PROPOSALS FOR ARTS FESTIVAL NAME

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- With unanimous ayes, Kaleidoscope topped Bravo, Encore, Tapestries and Collage to become the new name of the Slippery Rock University Regional Arts Festival. A naming contest was open to the public.

SRU HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENT SELECTED STATE REPRESENTATIVE FOR NATIONAL CONFERENCE

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Kelly Campbell, a health and physical education, teaching, major from New Wilmington, recently served as one of two students to represent the commonwealth at the four-day American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance National Student Leadership Conference held in Jackson Gap, Ala.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJORS PRESENTED SCHOLARSHIPS AT SRU IN CONTINUING SALUTE TO ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Three scholarship recipients in Slippery Rock University's physical education and sport management department have been announced as the university continues to salute academic excellence and achievement.

SRU ROTC UNIT PRESENTED TWO LIBERTY BRIGADE COMMANDER CERTIFICATES

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Army Reserve Officer Training Corps program has received two Liberty Brigade Commander's Certificates, including a $1,000 award, for attaining the third-highest mission percentage within the second brigade.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Project for Freedom

An excellent feature story is in the making with Friday's [Nov. 22] planned graduation of 13 western Pennsylvania disabled persons who have spent 10 weeks (350 hours) in intensive study learning to be help desk technicians as part of a special Pittsburgh Disability Employment Project for Freedom program operated in conjunction with Slippery Rock University's Division of Lifelong Learning.

SRU STAFF MEMBER HONORED BY MID-ATLANTIC COLLEGE HEALTH ASSOCIATION

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Jodiann Solito, coordinator of Health Promotion and the Women's Center at Slippery Rock University, was presented the Janet Diggs Award at the recent Mid-Atlantic College Health Association Annual Meeting held in Hunt Valley, Md.

SRU COAT DRIVE TO BENEFIT NEW CASTLE RESIDENTS

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Institute for Community, Service-Learning, and Nonprofit Leadership is organizing a "Neighborhood Warm-Up" winter coat drive to benefit less fortunate families in New Castle's East Side community.

17TH ANNUAL SRU/SLIPPERY ROCK 'LIGHT UP NIGHT' INCLUDES SANTA VISIT AND MUSIC

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University and the Slippery Rock community will join forces at 7 p.m. Sunday [Nov. 24] for the 17th annual "Light Up Night," officially opening the holiday season with music and a visit from Santa.

'DEAR SANTA' IS THEME FOR MUSICIANS' CONCERT BAND PERFORMANCE AT SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - More than a dozen seasonal tunes will be part of the Musicians' Concert Band and Holiday Chorus "Dear Santa" concert set for 4 p.m. Dec. 8. in Slippery Rock University's Miller Auditorium.

SRU BRAKES GROUND ON LEADERSHIP TRAINING CENTER

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - A 25-acre center for outdoor leadership training is taking shape on the campus of Slippery Rock University. ROTC students, outdoor clubs and public groups such as the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will test their mettle on obstacle courses, rope pulls, climbing walls, emergency drills and more.

�PUBLIC INVITED TO PROMOTE GREEN HOLIDAY AT SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Make environmentally friendly gifts for the holidays such as bird feeders, candles or wrapping paper. Pick up a booklet of helpful hints for promoting a green holiday, in and outside your house, or sample �homemade baked goods.� It's all part of a winter Earth Day event 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday [Dec. 3] at Slippery Rock University's University Union. Activities are open to the public.

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