SRU a national finalist for DOD's Employer Support Freedom Award

March 29, 2018

Slippery Rock University is one of 30 national finalists for the Department of Defense's Employer Support Freedom Award. The award, established through the DOD's Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve program, is the highest recognition given by the U.S. government to employers for their support of employees who serve in the National Guard or Reserves.

Nominations must come from a military member employed by the business or organization. An Army Reserve member nominated SRU. More than 2,300 employers where nominated for this year's award. Among the finalist are: Amazon, Barclay's, Prudential and the State of Nevada, to name a few. A national board will select and announce the 15 recipients of the award in mid-June with the award to be presented by the secretary of defense.