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 July 2003 Archive 

 

SPOTLIGHT

SRU Graduate Student Investigates Possibility of Windmill Power for Campus

�� SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -Since Pennsylvania deregulated its electricity market, several wind farms have been built around the state, like the windmills in Somerset County. A Slippery Rock University graduate student is taking the green power movement one step further by investigating whether conditions are right to install wind turbines on the SRU campus.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Theater Camp Feature

Curtain up! light the lights! -- You got nothing to hit but the heights! - and all with great feature photo possibilities. SRU's Summer Theater Camp for Children "The Play's The Thing: An Introduction to the Magic of the Theater!" is under way on campus under the "Lights, Camera Action!" theme.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Summer Camp for Kids Under Way

Kids and summer camp go together as easily as sun and fun - and Slippery Rock University's "Enrichment Day Camp" for children in third through fifth grades under way all this week (today through July 18) is no exception.

SRU Parks-Rec Professor Gets $205,000 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Parks and recreation/environmental education majors at Slippery Rock University are reaping the rewards of a $205,000 contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers given Dr. John F. Lisco, assistant professor, as they deliver lectures, operate tours and provide related historical information at the Bulltown Visitor Center and Bulltown Historical Area at Burnsville Lake, W. Va.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: SRU Summer Visual Arts Feature Photo Opportunity

The 12-day Summer Visual Arts Academy, hosted by Slippery Rock University, draws to a close on Friday [July 18] with a 3 p.m. public performance in Swope Music Hall showing off the skills and talents learned during the academy in jazz, theater, dance and writing - both poetry and prose. The program is designed to help students learn to integrate their visual and performing art skills with today's state-of-the-art technology.

SRU Computer Science Honorary Inducts 17 New Members

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Seventeen Slippery Rock University students have been inducted into Upsilon Pi Epsilon, the national computer science honorary society. The honor society salutes both student leadership and scholarship.

SRU Honors Students for Outstanding Scholarship, Leadership

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's College of Business, Information Systems and Communication recently honored seven students for their scholarship and leadership as majors in government and public affairs, and sociology, anthropology and social work

SRU Library Opens Collection to 16057 Residents

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Bailey Library has opened its half-million volume collection to all residents of Slippery Rock Borough and Slippery Rock Township - those living in the 16057 ZIP code.

SRU Receives Second $20,000 Grant from Christopher Reeve Foundation

���SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - For the second consecutive year, the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation has awarded a grant to Slippery Rock University to fund scholarships for five students with spinal cord injury. The students are in SRU's adapted physical activity minor, a program that prepares graduates for work with children and adults with mental and physical disabilities.

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