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 February 2006 Archive 



SRU to Again Host 2-Day PMEA District 5 Jazz Festival; 40 High School Musicians to Participate

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Forty high school jazz musicians from 13 Butler, Beaver, Lawrence and Mercer counties will gather Feb. 10-11 at Slippery Rock University to sharpen their skills and practice their talents as part of the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association District 5 Jazz Festival.

'Best Big Band Jazz Players in Pittsburgh' to Perform with SRU Dance Faculty, Students

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - When the region's best big band jazz musicians collaborate with the Slippery Rock University dance department for a Feb. 24 concert, a 16-year dream will come true for SRU music faculty Stephen Hawk and dance department chair Nora Ambrosio.

Funeral Information for Laura Moore

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today [Feb. 10] at the Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church, located at the corner of East Liberty Boulevard and Collins Street. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the church.

SRU Philosophy Professor's New Book on Philosophyer Immanuel Kant 'Exciting and Profound'

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University philosophy Professor Bernard Freydberg's fourth book� "Imagination in Kant's Critique of Practical Reason" breaks new ground by challenging the widespread interpretation of the German philosopher's ideas on morality and actions. The 152-page book is available at the SGA Bookstore and from

SRU Alumni Association Awards $5,000 in Scholarships

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University Alumni Association Scholarship and Awards Committee has elected to honor seven SRU students with more than $5,000 in scholarships for the upcoming academic year, bringing the overall total to nearly 360 scholarships awarded distributing nearly $214,000 since 1973.

1,200 Western Pennsylvania High School Language Students to Complete at SRU

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - An estimated 1,200 western Pennsylvania world language students from nearly 40 regional high schools will show off their foreign language skills Feb. 21 in the four-hour "World Languages Competition" sponsored by Slippery Rock University's modern languages and cultures department.

SRU Theater Department to Offer Joe Orton's 'Loot'

�SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The award-winning, black farce play "Loot," by Joe Orton, will be staged for five performances by the Slippery Rock University theater department as it opens its spring semester theater season.

SRU to Host Region's Budding Scientists for PaJAS Competition

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Nearly every aspect of science will be on display Feb. 25 when Slippery Rock University again hosts the annual Region IX Meeting of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science and offers $24,000 in scholarship funding to the 500 budding high school scientists.

SRU Faculty Cello and Piano Duo Recital Set

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Cellist Paula Tuttle and pianist Dr. Nanette Kaplan, both members of the Slippery Rock University music faculty, will combine their talents for a 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 recital in SRU's Swope Music Hall featuring works of "The 3 B's" - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms.

Pennsylvania Farm Link, SRU Schedule Starting a Farm Workshop

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.� - Slippery Rock University and the nonprofit Pennsylvania Farm Link will host the "New and Beginning Farming Workshop" March 11 to provide aspiring farmers with advice on crops, the business management and marketing aspect of starting a farm.

SRU Graduate Student to Lead Birdwalks for Public

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Josh Lawrey, a parks and recreation/environmental education graduate student at Slippery Rock University, will lead a series of weekly bird walks for beginners this spring at Moraine State Park and other premier birding spots.

SRU Theater Major Reveives Two Awards; Qualifies for National Competition at Kennedy Center

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Michelle "Mickey" Cruikshank, a theater major at Slippery Rock University, recently won two make-up design awards at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival's Region II competition. As a result, she is one of eight students nationwide invited to compete in the national make-up design championship in April at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

SRU Graduate and Dean's List Honors -- Fall 2005

Links to SRU's fall 2005 dean's and graduate lists for fall 2005

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