GREAT SHAPE: James Myford, Slippery Rock University professor emeritus of art, created "Triangular Form." The aluminum sculpture was installed in the Quad for the inaugural Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition.Art professor emeritus sculpts legacy
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - It's not that he doesn't like paintings, fiber or ceramics – he does. It's just that James Myford, Slippery Rock University professor emeritus of art, has a different passion – aluminum sculpture. "I just really fell in love with that particular metal," he said.
Myford, who taught at SRU from 1968-1997, is an internationally known sculptor. Sunday his fame will be celebrated closer to home. SRU's Art Sculpture Building will be renamed the James C. Myford Art Sculpture Building in recognition of his contributions as an artist and educator. The festivities will take place during a reception at 2 p.m. at the facility. (read more)
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - They say "Seeing is Believing," and those living in Slippery Rock University's residence hall suites will soon be able to see how their choices can have a direct impact on the environment and the University's carbon footprint.
A $20,000 project to install energy monitors and dashboard displays in SRU's A-F residence halls is one of four "Green Fund Grant" proposals approved by Acting President Charles Curry based on recommendations from SRU's Green Fund Advisory Board. (read more)
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's ID Office is leading the way among Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education universities to ensure new SRU students are prepared with proper identification when they go to the election polls next fall.
"We are among the first universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to add an expiration date to the student photo-ID," said Beverly Lumley, informational technology generalist in charge of SRU's ID Card Office. The addition of an "expiration date" to the cards brings them into compliance with Pennsylvania's new election ID laws. (read more)