Sept. 19, 2003
Gordon Ovenshine (724) 738-4854; e-mail: email@example.com
UNIVERSITY SCHEDULES THREE OPEN-HOUSE STYLE 'SATURDAY SHOWCASE'
EVENTS FOR HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS, SENIORS
ROCK, Pa. – After welcoming the largest and most academically
accomplished freshman class in years, Slippery Rock University will
host three “Saturday Showcase” open-house style events
this fall to give high school juniors and seniors the chance to
learn about opportunities at SRU.
Saturday, October 18th
Saturday, October 25th
Saturday, November 8tH
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programs begin with check in and breakfast refreshments at 9 a.m.
at the University Union with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. A
special pre-program session for students interested in the Physical
Therapy 3+3 Program begins at 8:30 a.m., with an 8:15 a.m.
check-in at the union. Please reserve your spot for one of these
programs so that we may look forward to your arrival.
a reservation by calling the Office of Admissions at
students will hear a panel discussion to learn about academic
programs, residence life, financial assistance, athletics, clubs
and Slippery Rock University’s array of award-winning,
first-year support services, encompassed within the FYRST
(first-year studies) Program.
Showcase is a great way to become familiar with what our university
has to offer and lay the foundation for a more in-depth visit with
faculty in the fall to find out if Slippery Rock University is the
right choice for prospective families,” James Barrett,
admissions director, says.
Enrollment at The Rock has increased steadily the past four years,
to 7,800. Twenty-nine percent of freshmen are from the top 25
percent of their high school class – up 20 percent over the