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 November 2003 Archive 

 

SPOTLIGHT

14 SRU Voice Students to Compete for Williamson Memorial Scholarship

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Fourteen Slippery Rock University music majors, among the largest contingents ever, will compete Sunday in the annual Chad Williams Memorial Scholarship Competition when they show off their singing talent in both classical and popular music.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: WWF Wrestler Mick Foley Sets Media Conference at SRU

� Just a quick reminder that Mick Foley , best known to wrestling fans as "Cactus Jack," "Mankind" or "Dude Love"� and to avid readers for his New York Times Bestseller "Have a Nice Day," will lecture at 8 p.m. Wednesday [Nov. 5] in Slippery Rock University's University Union.

SRU Accounting Team Places in Statewide Business Challenge

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- A Slippery Rock University accounting team, including four accounting students, has been named one of five state finalists in the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Plan Challenge and will next compete in Phase II set for Nov. 15 in Philadelphia.

SRU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Combos Concert Set

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- The Slippery Rock University Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present its "Fall Concert" Wednesday [Nov. 12] in preparation for the December recording of its first CD, and the SRU Jazz Combos will follow up on Thursday with a concert featuring their own jazz arrangements.

Annual Internations Week Opens Sunday

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's annual Internations Week kicks off Sunday [Nov. 9]with "International Sports Night" and ends Nov. 15 with the traditional "International Dinner" featuring more than 50 food items from around the world as a way of focusing campus and community attention on the university's international student program.

SRU Marching Pride Sets Annual 'Stadium Echoes' Concert

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's Marching Pride will present its traditional "Stadium Echoes Concert" featuring music presented at halftime football game shows this season at 4 p.m. Sunday [Nov. 16] in Morrow Field House.

Two Winners Named in Chad Williamson Memorial Scholarship Competition

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Ashley Robin Moore, a mezzo-soprano senior majoring in voice from Bethel Park, and Jade Kondrasuk, a soprano senior majoring in music therapy from Ellwood City, who wrote and performed her own song, have been named co-recipients of Slippery Rock University's Chad Williamson Memorial Scholarship Competition for 2003.

12th-Ranked Rock Receives Regional Tournament Berth

Slippery Rock, PA--The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference champion Rock women's soccer team will meet conference rival West Chester in a semifinal game at 1:30 p.m. on Friday at Adelphi University in New York.

Rare Fossils Bequeathed to SRU by Graduate

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - A Slippery Rock University graduate bequeathed a "rare and unique" collection of fossils to the university, providing outstanding opportunities for students to examine the plant life and geology of western Pennsylvania as it existed 320 million years ago.

SRU Launches Stop-Smoking Campaign

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - As the nation gears up for the Great American Smokeout on Thursday [Nov. 20], Slippery Rock University has launched a major smoking cessation campaign that will continue for seven months. Components include stop-smoking kits, awareness events and an education shelter.

Musicians' Concert Band, Holiday Chorus Plan Season Opener

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Musicians' Concert Band and Holiday Chorus will bring "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" to Slippery Rock University with a 4 p.m. concert Dec. 7 in Miller Auditorium, featuring music of the season.

SRU Organization Expands 'Project Christmas Elf' Program

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The success of the Slippery Rock University Institute for Community, Service-Learning and Nonprofit Leadership "Project Christmas Elf" In Butler County is allowing it to expand this year to Lawrence County so addition needy children can have their holiday wishes fulfilled.

New Schmieler Leadership Institute Sets First Formal Program

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Dr. Carol Matteson, president of Mount Ida College and a former assistant to the president at Slippery Rock University, will lecture on "The Many Faces of Leadership" when the newly formed Claire R. Schmieler leadership Institute for Professional Women holds its inaugural program Nov. 21.

SRU Dance Concert to Showcase Works by Guest Artist, Faculty, Students

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Works by guest artist Helanius J. Wilkins, department faculty and students will highlight the Slippery Rock University dance department's fall semester concert set for 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday [Dec. 6] in Swope Recital Hall.

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