SRU’s Rock Life program receives $28,715 grant from PIHEC


Sept. 30, 2020

Slippery Rock University received a $28,715 grant from the Pennsylvania Inclusive Higher Education Consortium to fund SRU’s Rock Life program, which provides students with intellectual or developmental disabilities a path to competitive employment and lifelong wellness. 

Wendy Fagan, instructor of physical and health education and Rock Life program director, wrote the proposal for the grant. SRU is one of 29 member institutions of the PIHEC, which is a group funded by the U.S. Department of Education through the acquisition of a Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities grant.