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Former SRU President dies

Amber Cannon, Asst. News Editor

March 19, 2015

Filed under News

A previous Slippery Rock President died last Monday at his residence in Bismarck, North Dakota, surrounded by his family. Dr. Albert Watrel, 87, was born in Brooklyn, New York on Dec. 23, 1927 to parents John Rochabowski and J... Read more »

Maintenance staff works to ensure safety conditions on campus

Cody McCullough, Rocket Contributor

March 19, 2015

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With 15 full-time employees and their supervisor, Ed Grossman, the SRU maintenance crew has been responsible for trash pickup, work orders, delivering printing paper, and various other tasks along with maintaining 8 to 10 miles... Read more »

University-wide name changes implemented

Bridget McClure, Rocket Contributor

March 18, 2015

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Various college name and degree title changes have been implemented within  some of Slippery Rock University’s four colleges. As of January, the College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences has been known as the Coll... Read more »

Travel complications delay and cancel SRU spring break trips

Karleigh Santry

March 18, 2015

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Adverse weather conditions caused delays and cancellations for some students participating in international spring break programs. Of the 22 international spring break trips, 12 trips experienced travel complications causing de... Read more »

SGA decides to move forward with sand courts renovations

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2015

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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association reached a group consensus to begin the process of renovating the sand tennis courts after discussing the initiative at their informal meeting Monday night. Matthew Hauze, senior ... Read more »

University begins selection of Associate Provost of Student Success

Bridget McClure, Rocket Contributor

February 26, 2015

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The search for an Associate Provost of Student Success and College of Business, Information, and Social Sciences Dean began at Slippery Rock University earlier this semester, with interviews ending this week. Provost and Vice Pre... Read more »

Police Blotter

Amber Cannon, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2015

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Campus Feb. 17 – Burnt food set off a fire alarm at the R.O.C.K Apartments. The alarm was reset. Feb. 17 – A metis alarm was accidently tripped at Swope. The alarm was reset. Feb. 17 – Police received a call for a flo... Read more »

Maintenance and Residence Life staff plan to renovate North Hall

Haley Barnes, News Editor

February 26, 2015

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Within the past few weeks, North Hall had a flooded elevator after a pipe burst and has been evacuated after a malfunctioning washing machine smoked triggering the fire alarm. Paul Novak, Director of Environmental Health and Sa... Read more »