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Office for Inclusive Excellence offers students different ways to get involved on campus

Rachel Jackson, Rocket Contributor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Slippery Rock’s Office for Inclusive Excellence offers students many different ways to get involved on campus. According to Slippery Rock’s website, the Office for Inclusive Excellence (OIE)  is "grounded in the Social C...

FLSP teaches leadership, makes difference on campus

Megan Majercak, Asst. Campus Life Editor

March 8, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

First-Year Leadership Scholar Program (FLSP) is a club for all first-year and transfer students that takes place over two semesters and aims to guide students to learn leadership skills and get diversity training to prepare them for f...

Vice President of Campus Outreach highlights her professional skills, SGA’s accomplishments

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Junior integrated marketing and communication (IMC) major and Vice President of Campus Outreach Sammy Hovis is responsible for putting together campus events like the Student Government Association (SGA) movie series, as well...

Vice President of Student Affairs discusses her passion for SGA and SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Abby Fugh, vice president of student and academic affairs, is your first line of defense when it comes to issues concerning safety concerns and academic issues. "We do facilitate an annual student life survey, so that goes...

SGA Parliamentarian reflects on her accomplishments and time at SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

Rachel Lawler, SGA parliamentarian, said her position handles the changes and updates to SGA's constituion and bylaws, as well as ensuring all formal meetings run smoothly, utilizing Robert's Rules of Order. Lawler says she is...

Senior SGA e-board member looks back on his time at SRU

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27, 2017

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Brian Welsh, vice president of financial affairs and senior political science major, is responsible for allocating all on-campus clubs and organizations the money they request. "As far as that goes, I oversee all the internal...

SGA Speaker of the Senate discusses her position and personal history

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

February 27, 2017

Filed under Campus Life

On Feb. 6 in 319 of the Smith Student Center, Elizabeth Hernandez, sophomore political science major and SGA speaker of the senate, is running an informal SGA meeting, one of her many responsibilities. "I'm speaker of the senate,...

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