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 May 2005 Archive 



Arthritis Foundation 'PACE' Exercise Program at SRU's Aebersold Center

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -� PACE -- People with Arthritis Can Exercise -- the Arthritis Foundation's land exercise program for people with arthritis, will be offered in an eight-week program at Slippery Rock University's Aebersold Student Recreation Center. Pace is a recreational series of gentle movements and activities designed to increase mobility and range of motion.

SRU President Honors 52 on Staff for Dedication, Service

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -� Slippery Rock University President Robert Smith honored 52 university staff, including Kay Wolford, clerk steno III in elementary education/early childhood for her 40 years service, for their dedication and service to the University at the annual Staff Recognition Picnic.

SRU to Offer Army's Jazz Ambassadors in Free July 3 Concert: Complementary Tickets Available

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The U.S. Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors, the Army's premier touring jazz orchestra with appearances in all 50 states, will present a free concert at 7 p.m. on July 3 in Slippery Rock University's Miller Auditorium.

ING Commits $25,000 to Launch Performing Arts Series at SRU

��SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. --- Slippery Rock University President Robert M. Smith announced today that ING, the international financial services and retirement planning giant, will sponsor a new performing arts series, saying "it will be a significant addition to the cultural life of the region."

SRU Apponts Dr. William Williams as Provost, VP Academic Affairs

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University President Dr. Robert M. Smith has appointed Dr. William F. Williams as provost and vice president of academic affairs after a national search that brought six candidates to campus for extensive interviews.

SRU History Professor Pens First-ever Biography of Yankee Manager Joe McCarthy

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University history Professor Dr. Alan H. Levy has hit a home run with his latest book "Joe McCarthy: Architect of the Yankee Dynasty," the first-ever, in-depth biography of the unassuming baseball manager with an uncanny ability to discover and nurture young baseball talent. During a 29-year span in the major leagues, McCarthy left a legacy of nine pennant and seven World Series wins.

SRU MPAEL to Host 'School Law Workshops' for School Administrators

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - School administrators, superintendents and educators from throughout the region are invited to attend two "School Law Workshops," including a special advanced school law session, sponsored by Slippery Rock University's College of Education and the Midwestern Pennsylvania Academy of Educational Leadership. Bernard Hoffman, a legal consultant to the Pennsylvania Department of Education, will conduct the sessions.

SRU Baseball Team Receives Berth in NCAA Regional Tournament: Plays Thursday

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University baseball team will open NCAA Division II North Atlantic Regional baseball tournament action at 4 p.m. Thursday in Institute, W. Va.

Six Inducted into SRU's Chapter of Nursing Honor Society

����������SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Six Slippery Rock University nursing students and graduates, including a mother-daughter team, were recently inducted into SRU's chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, the international honor society of nursing.

Regional Learning Alliance Plans Open Houses for June 14-15

WEXFORD, Pa. - Information on more than 50 undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs will be available when the Regional Learning Alliance at Cranberry Woods hosts open houses from 4 to 8 p.m. June 14-15.

Winners of SRU's Warner Film Festival Announced

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Top honors in the recent Harry M. Warner Festival of Short Film and Video, hosted by Slippery Rock University's Harry M. Warner Film Institute, went to Adetoro Makinde of Hollywood for the 19-minute presentation "In Time." Second place honors went to "The Passage of Mrs. Calabash," directed by Scott Tuft of Los Angeles, and third place to "Twitch," directed by Leah Meyerhoff of Brooklyn, N.Y.

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