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 December 2003 Archive 



Award-winning Post-Gazette Columnist to Speak at SRU Commencement Dec. 13

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Tony Norman, award-winning, general interest columnist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette will deliver Slippery Rock University's winter commencement address as the university bestows graduate hoods to 71 master's degree candidates and awards diplomas to more than 420 undergraduates in 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 ceremonies.

SRU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers to Perform Sunday

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will present works by Mendelssohn, Mozart, Bach, Vivaldi and others in a holiday concert featuring members of the university's brass, percussion, string and woodwinds studios at 8 p.m. Sunday [Dec. 7] in Swope Recital Hall.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Project Christmas Elf

The Slippery Rock University Institute for Community, Service-Learning and Nonprofit Leadership's expansion of its "Project Christmas Elf" into Lawrence County will provide hundreds of Lawrence and Butler county children with a memorable Christmas. A "Gather the Gifts" reception will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday in SRU's Russell Wright Alumni House offering opportunities for feature photos - including a number of bicycles that will be distributed to youngsters from the two counties.

Workshop to Detail Board of Director Responsibilities

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The rules are changing for those serving on corporate and non-profit boards of directors and to address those changes Slippery Rock University's Office of Continuing Education has developed two, daylong workshops designed to provide the critical skills necessary for board members, chief executive officers and chief financial offices to better understand their responsibilities and liabilities.

Student, Faculty Honors Highlight Report to SRU Trustees; Dr. Dennis Murray Elected Vice Chair

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- �Slippery Rock University's Council of Trustees reviewed reports on student and faculty honors, community service, and the university's financial audit as part of their regular quarterly meeting today.

SRU to offer Four-Week Certificate in Professional Floral Design

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Those with a flare for color, who enjoy working with flowers and plants and are considering careers in floral design work should be interested in Slippery Rock University's Office of Continuing Education four-week "Professional Floral Design"� certificate program opening Jan. 5.

Editor's Advisory 12-15-03: Slippery Rock University and Local Community Colleges To Sign Agreement

Slippery Rock, PA: A 2 p.m. Dec. 15 agreement signing at SRU's North Hills Center, Route 910 in Wexford, will bring together the presidents of Slippery Rock University, the Community College of Allegheny County, the Community College of Beaver County and Butler County Community College.

Community College Presidents Sign Articulation Agreements with SRU

�WEXFORD, Pa. - Students from western Pennsylvania who want to become teachers have more options following today's signing of education agreements between Slippery Rock University and the Community College of Allegheny County, the Community College of Beaver County and Butler County Community College.

SRU's Ron Gargasz, Carter Administration Official, Presented Environmental Award

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Ron Gargasz, director of conservation for the Jimmy Carter administration and a founder of the sustainable environmental movement at Slippery Rock University, has received the 2003 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award for his life's work of promoting organic farming. Gargasz received the award� from Dominion and the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.


SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Indoor swimming, basketball, volleyball, badminton, ping-pong, door prizes, contests and music will be part of the fun when Slippery Rock University's Robert N. Aebersold Student Recreation Center hosts its annual New Year's Eve party 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. The public is invited.

December Graduate One Of Two In Nation Selected For Disney Internship

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Disney's Wide World of Sports selected Slippery Rock University athletic training graduate Shannon Munday of Rew for one of its two spring internships in Orlando, Fla. �Munday, who graduated Dec. 13, will assess injuries to baseball, softball and lacrosse players.

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