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August 19, 2014
SRU'S Jackson receives SHAPE America appointment

Dallas Jackson, Slippery Rock University assistant professor of physical and health education, has been appointed to the physical activity council of the Society of Health and Physical Educators America organization.

Jackson is the adapted physical activity representative for the organization, commonly known as SHAPE America. Dolly Lambdin, organization president, appointed Jackson.

August 14, 2014
SRU's Kemeny receives national board position

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Betsy Kemeny, Slippery Rock University assistant professor of parks and recreations, has been elected to the national board of the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.

The association is a membership organization advocating for certified therapeutic recreation specialists. Kemeny teaches therapeutic recreation at SRU.

August 12, 2014
SRU graduate heads Westminster College Alumni Relations

Kara Petro, a 2006 Slippery Rock University secondary education graduate, has been named director of alumni relations at Westminster College.

"We are delighted to have Kara join Westminster's advancement division," said Grady Jones, vice president for institutional advancement. "Her experience in higher education makes her a great fit in this position."

August 7, 2014
SRU's Ambrosio fills two national dance positions

Nora Ambrosio, Slippery Rock University professor of dance, has been appointed to positions with the National Dance Education Organization and the National Association of Schools of Dance.

The National Dance Education Organization asked Ambrosio to serve as an editorial board member. She will write articles, review and edit submissions for the organization's Dance Education in Practice Journal.

August 5, 2014
SRU professor's play receives four-star review in Scotland

"Electra: An American Gothic," written by David Skeele, Slippery Rock University professor of theatre and being presented four times in Scotland by 15 SRU students, has received a four-star review.

SRU students are presenting the play four times during the Aug 1-25 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Gordon Phetteplace, associate professor of theatre, is director. The play was also produced on campus.

July 31, 2014
SRU music graduate scores $25,000 opera scholarship

Kevin Adamik, a 2013 Slippery Rock University music graduate, has received a $25,000 scholarship to attend Cleveland Institute for Opera Performance this fall.

As a student, Adamik performed with the SRU Concert Choir, the SRU Chamber Singers and the SRU Men's Choir, including performances at two commencements.

July 29, 2014
SRU student receives 'sweet' scholarship

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – Mariah Ricci, a Slippery Rock University communication major, is among Lebanon [Pa.] County residents awarded scholarships through the Hershey Company Scholars Program. She received $2,500.

Scholarship recipients are children of Hershey employees and are selected on the basis of academic record, potential to succeed, leadership and participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience and educational and career goals.

July 29, 2014
SRU's GCAC hosts veteran-owned business seminar

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The upcoming New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production of "I've Got a Little Twist," which opens the 2014-15 Slippery Rock University Performing Arts Series, shows where "The Mikado" meets "The Music Man " and where the "HMS Pinafore" sets sail for "Brigadoon."
The cabaret-style show will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 5, in the University Union Multi-Purpose Room on the SRU campus.

July 24, 2014
SRU Performing Arts Series offers Gilbert & Sullivan Players

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The upcoming New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players production of "I've Got a Little Twist," which opens the 2014-15 Slippery Rock University Performing Arts Series, shows where "The Mikado" meets "The Music Man " and where the "HMS Pinafore" sets sail for "Brigadoon."

The cabaret-style show will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 5, in the University Union Multi-Purpose Room on the SRU campus.

July 22, 2014
Four SRU students receive PASSHE Foundation scholarships

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. – The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Foundation has named four Slippery Rock University students as scholarship recipients for the coming year, awarding a total of $7,000

Awardees are: Kaisha Jantsch, an English major from Cranberry Township; Nana Konadu Owusu, a criminology and criminal justice major from Reston, Va.; Justin D'Antonio, a political science major from Butler; and Terrance Kible, a political science major from Slippery Rock.

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