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 June 2003 Archive 



RN-MSN Program Launched by Clarion, Edinboro and SRU Consortium

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Registered nurses with either diploma or associate degree educations can now pursue a master's degree in nursing through the RN-MSN curriculum offered by Clarion, Edinboro and Slippery Rock universities master of science in nursing.

Exiled Tibetan Monk to Offer Public Lectures at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - An exiled Tibetan monk will summarize Tibetan Buddhist thought and introduce concepts of meditation to the public when he comes to Slippery Rock University for a two-day lecture series June 28-29. The lectures are free an open to the public, students or community groups.

SRU to Host Summer Visual Arts Academy for High School Students

���SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Now in its 14th year, the Summer Visual Arts Academy at Slippery Rock University gives high school students interested in visual arts, jazz, dance, theater and creative writing the opportunity to spend 12 days on campus. They also will receive two college credits, transferable to the university of their choice.


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Student Retention Highlighted by SRU Trustees

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. --� National awards presented for student retention and facilities innovations were highlighted in today's regular quarterly meeting of Slippery Rock University's Council of Trustees.�

Location Changed for Musicians' Concert Band Series

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The four-part, summer Musicians' Concert Band series originally planned for the Slippery Rock University campus has been relocated to Butler Intermediate School. �

9 SRU Faculty Presented Travel Grants for Research

���SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Nine Slippery Rock University faculty have been awarded $1,000 each as part of the President's International Professional Development Grant Program and will use the funding to support their international travel related to the presentation of lectures and expand university-related research.

SRU-Clarion-Edinboro Nurse Practitioner Program Selected by Nationwide Program

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Students in the Nurse Practitioner Program at Slippery Rock, Clarion and Edinboro universities, as well as nursing students at several other State System of Higher Education universities, will better understand human genetics and the relationship to health following the program's inclusion in a nationwide genetics training seminar.

SRU Schedules Four 'Summer Showcase' Visitations for High School Students

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University will host four "Summer Showcase" campus visits in July, giving high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to explore SRU. Prospective students will hear a panel discussion to learn about academic programs, residence life, financial assistance and Slippery Rock's array of award winning, first-year support services, encompassed within the FYRST (first-year studies) program.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Pole Vaulting Camp Under Way

Campers are literally flying through the air at Slippery Rock University this week (and next) as part of pole vaulting camp. The special program draws high school students from across the country - in total more than 400 will attend the four, week-long camps.

Dr. David Culp Named Chair of Slippery Rock University School of Business

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- The new chair and assistant chair of Slippery Rock University's School of Business have their agenda in place: Making their school the best undergraduate business program in western Pennsylvania.

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