READY TO PLAY: Peter Yarrow, one of the best-known folk song performers and forever linked to the Peter, Paul and Mary trio, appears in concert at 7:30 p.m., today, in Miller Auditorium. At 10 a.m., he will present his "Donít Laugh at Me" anti-bullying program to SRU students and regional educators in Miller. A two-minute video is available at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jNV6dn3YvQ&feature=related. Tickets to the evening performance may be ordered by calling 724.728.2018. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Jessamine Montero leads
new diversity initiatives
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Two major diversity initiatives - the creation of a Diversity and Inclusion Network and the launch of a $25,000 grant program - demonstrate Slippery Rock University's continued commitment to diversity education and programs benefiting students, faculty, staff and the community, said Jessamine Montero, senior officer for diversity and inclusion, who is taking the lead on both programs.
The grant program begins Nov. 1. Faculty, staff and students will be able to apply for $2,000-$5,000 grants to support campus diversity education, programs, special events or activities. (Read More)SVG expertise takes SRU's Dailey
around the world for conferences
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Become an expert and the computer industry will beat a path to your door is certainly proving to be the case for Slippery Rock University's David Dailey, professor of computer science.
Dailey, a world-recognized expert in scalable vector graphics - SVG - has already traveled to the Microsoft and Google-sponsored SVG Open in Paris; the HTML5 Developers and Designers Conference hosted at New York University's Kimmel Center, New York City; the SVG Open at Google headquarters, and elsewhere. He has also presented his SVG work to the SRU Council of Trustees. His SVG expertise is now taking him to Boston, Santa Clara and India. (Read More)SRU's first 'Winter Session'
offers online opportunities
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Pass the fruitcake and laptop. Slippery Rock University will offer its first Winter Session, Dec. 19-Jan. 18. The condensed term will allow students to take one or two courses totally online and earn up to six credits toward graduation.
More than 30 courses will be offered in business, education, college writing, criminal justice, chemistry, sociology and nursing. All are online to allow the greatest flexibility for students to study wherever they are and whenever they want. (Read More)