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SRU Good News for Oct. 1, 2009

UPB earns invite to prestigious national convention

For the second consecutive year, the Slippery Rock University student organization University Program Board has been invited to present at the National Association of Campus Activities National Convention in Boston Feb. 13-16. The convention will focus on the advancement of campus activities in higher education.
            "It's a very big deal," said Nicole Yale, a communication major from Zelienople and UPB president. "As students, we will be on the same level as professionals and experts who do this for a living. People from all over the nation will attend this conference."
            SRU students will present two educational workshops. The first session is called "I'm Lovin' the Way You See Your Organization" and will address how branding plays a role in organizational recruitment and retention. Yale and two other members of the UPB executive board, Marcie Johnson, an exploratory student from Pittsburgh and vice president of University events, and Obianuju Anyaogu, a management major from New Kensington and vice president of cultural arts, will present.
         The second education session is titled "We're Not in Kansas Anymore" and will address learning how to welcome change when your organization is undergoing transitions. Yale, Johnson and Kristin Fulwylie, a communication major from Pittsburgh and vice president of speakers, will present.
           "It's absolutely amazing. It will be an amazing experience to present," Yale said.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

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