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SRU professor wins “Best Paper” award at Dublin symposium

Haley Potter, Rocket Contributor

February 22

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An SRU professor received an award for "Best Paper" at a symposium in Dublin, Ireland after entering his research in 2016. Stephen Larson, an associate professor of information systems, received the award at the Pre-International...

AVI to hold three cooking classes for all of SRU campus

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 16

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AVI will put on three cooking classes that will last two hours each at Weisenfluh Dining Hall throughout the remainder of the spring semester. The cooking classes will cost $5 to attend, and will last from 6-8 p.m. The thr...

Blotter 2/16/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 16

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Campus February 9- While issuing parking tickets in the Field House Staff Lot, a person started using profanity loudly at officers for receiving a parking ticket. Person was referred to student conduct. February 9- Police...

Professor and Rock Life program receive $100,000 grant

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

February 16

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An SRU professor received a grant for $100,000 from the Edith Trees Charitable Trust to assist and support people with intellectual disabilities. Robert Arnhold, a physical health and education professor and Rock Life, an academic...

Professor co-authors article on conservation for biology journal

Haley Potter, Rocket Contributor

February 15

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A professor of parks and recreation recently co-authored an environmental research paper that discusses struggles with the social sciences and the conservation outcomes. Rebecca Thomas, assistant professor of parks and recreation,...

Blotter 2/10/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

February 9

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Campus February 3- Police were called to check on a person in Building D. The person was taken to the Health Center. February 3- Police were called to take a report for harassment in Building E, and the case is under investigation. Februar...

SRU President reflects on state of university amidst state system financial crisis

Daniel DiFabio, News Editor

February 9

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With many schools in Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education experiencing declining enrollment and financial issues, SRU is different in that it saw an enrollment increase for the spring semester. "The last that I saw...

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