PERMANENT FIXTURE: “Space, Time, Dream Head” by James Shipman of Pittsburgh won the inaugural James C. Myford Sculpture Invitational. A committee comprised of art faculty, University administrators and current art students selected the clay and steel sculpture to become part of the University’s permanent outdoor art collection. The winner was announced Sunday during the dedication of the James C. Myford Art Sculpture Building. The sculpture is located adjacent to the Art Building.
SRU graduates largest class ever
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Nearly 1,600 Slippery Rock University seniors, graduate students and doctoral candidates will line up May 12 in two ceremonies to form the University largest graduation class ever.
The spring semester graduation ceremonies will be in Morrow Field House. Seating is limited and tickets have been distributed to graduating seniors. Overflow seating, with a live Web feed of the ceremonies, will be available in the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center. (read more)
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University has been included in "The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges" for the third consecutive year. The guidebook, published in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, said SRU demonstrates sustainability leadership in academics, infrastructure, activities and career preparation.
"Your commitment to sustainability and to preparing tomorrow's green leaders is highly commended and a wonderful achievement," said Robert Franek, senior vice president and publisher of The Princeton Review. (read more)
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Some students enrolling for Slippery Rock University’s summer session have picked the near-perfect way to spend time in class: They have enrolled in Simon Beeching’s marine biology class, which is being taught at the marine station at Wallops Island near the Chesapeake Bay.
"This is one of the most popular summer classes and always fills quickly," said Eliott Baker, executive director of SRU’s Office of Academic Records and Summer School. He says the subject matter and the draw of spending time near the water appeal to students. (read more)