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 May 2004 Archive 



SRU Student Government to Dedicate Rock Waterfall Thursday

���� SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Slippery Rock University will formally dedicate its new rock waterfall beside Bailey Library with an 11:30 a.m. Thursday [May 6] public ceremony at the site.

SRU Honors 83 Faculty for Dedicated Service

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University and Interim President Robert Smith recently honored 83 faculty for their years of service, including Wilma Cavill, assistant professor of allied health, who has taught at the university for 45 years.

EDITOR'S ADVISORY: Gov. Rendell to Speak at Commencement

A quick reminder that Gov. Edward Rendell will be the 11 a.m. Saturday [May8] commencement speaker at Slippery Rock University. The ceremony will be held in N. Kerr Thompson Stadium. (Morrow Field House in the event of inclement weather.)

SRU Student from Meadville Accepted into Prestigious Public Health Graduate Program

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Only one other civilian in the country holds up to the graduate school plans of Slippery Rock University senior Bethany Hemlock, of Meadville. She is one of two civilians accepted into the Master of Public Health Program at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, a prestigious program usually reserved for military personnel.

SRU's Dr. David Dixon to Lecture on French and Indian War

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University history Professor Dr. David Dixon will describe the local roots of the French and Indian War during a free program 7:30 p.m. Tuesday [May 11] at the Harmony Museum. The public is invited to help mark the 250th anniversary of the war.

SRU Trustees Recommend Three Presidential Candidates for Chancellor's Consideration

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. --- Slippery Rock University's Council of Trustees voted today to recommend three candidates for consideration by Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor Dr. Judy G. Hample and the system's Board of Governors in the search for a new SRU president.

15th Annual Summer Creative, Performing Arts Academy Set at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - A new study block in flute and a theme of identity and self-discovery through the arts mark the 15th Summer Creative and Performing Arts Academy July 12-23 at Slippery Rock University. High school students may commute or live on campus for two weeks of work in visual arts, jazz, dance, theater or creative writing.� Applications for the all-day programs will be accepted through June 30.

SRU to Again Offer Summer Camps for Children: Classes in Theater, Academic Areas

� SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Aspiring actors, directors, playwrights and youngsters looking for a great summer experience involving the theater, and those looking for challenging academic fun are urged to consider two, weeklong summer camp programs planned for those in grades three through seven at by Slippery Rock University.

SRU Student Health Center Reaccredited by National Organization

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -� "As more and more students and their parents come to depend on the quality of campus health services, we are very proud the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., has reaccredited Slippery Rock University's McLachlan Student Health Center," says Linda Beatty, center director.

Musicians' Concert Band Schedules Four Summer Concerts at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Musicians' Concert Band, the 100-member community band directed by Blas� Scarnati, returns to Slippery Rock University's Miller Auditorium for four summer concerts beginning June 18.

McKeever Environmental Learning Center to Mark 30th Anniversary

SANDY LAKE, Pa. -- With a new retreat center for adults completed and more children attending earth-centered programs, McKeever Environmental Learning Center celebrates its 30th anniversary June 18-19 with a series of wildlife programs, concerts and an evening campfire. All activities, including a folk concert, are free.

Worldwide Mathematical Community to Gather at SRU June 9-12

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Some of the best mathematicians in the world meet June 9-12 at Slippery Rock University for an international symposium on real analysis, a branch of calculus with applications to science, engineering, economics, even entertainment and the stock market.

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