Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees approves two memoranda of understanding, Council, SRU President and SRU APSCUF President discuss APSCUF financial report

Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees approves two memoranda of understanding, Council, SRU President and SRU APSCUF President discuss APSCUF financial report

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
December 16, 2013
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The Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees approved two memoranda of understanding during the quarterly meeting Friday in room 321 of the Robert M. Smith Student Center at 1:30 p.m. The memoranda were from the Slippery Rock University Foundation and Slippery Rock University Alumni Association.... Read more »

Seasons of Giving brings joy to students

Seasons of Giving brings joy to students

The Rocket
December 5, 2013
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Norton expects more cuts next year

Norton expects more cuts next year

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
December 5, 2013
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President Cheryl J. Norton broke the news to the public during the town hall meeting in the ballroom of the Robert M. Smith Student Center that the university should expect cuts present in the 2014-2015 fiscal budget. “I have to tell you in all honesty we know that to address this size gap, we will... Read more »

Audit finds discrepancies of millions of dollars in SRU’s budget

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
December 5, 2013
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The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties (APSCUF) released the results of an independent audit of seven of the 14 Pa. State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) public schools, including SRU. The audit claims that the universities have been dishonest and wasteful with funds. The... Read more »

Police Blotter

The Rocket
December 5, 2013
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Borough  Nov. 22 - Angelo Nola was cited for disorderly conduct after an incident along Maple Street. Nov. 23 - A resident at Stonecrest apartments reported that a bedroom window was broken by an unknown actor.   Campus Nov. 21 – There was a report of theft from a vehicle at Kraus... Read more »

New rockmail still under support phase

Haley Barnes, Rocket Contributor
December 5, 2013
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Slippery Rock students have had mixed emotions about the new Rockmail system that updated during the summer. Henry Magusiak, enterprise applications director of the university’s IATS, said the Rockmail system was updated because the old system was outdated in regards to email platforms. He said... Read more »

Board of Cooperative Activities approves stipend commission review committee

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
December 5, 2013
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The Board of Cooperative Activities (Co-Op) approved a committee to work with AVI on the 2014-2015 vending commission as a base for the stipend commission. Last year, the stipend budget was made up of the vending contract guarantee, along with an additional $10,000 allocation and a $20,400 allocation... Read more »

SGA creates committee to respond to community members’ passings

Kevin Squires, Assistant News Editor
November 29, 2013
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The Slippery Rock Student Government Association (SGA) voted to approve the creation of a committee to determine what action it will take and what is most appropriate when a member of the community is lost. The committee was approved during the regular senate meeting Monday evening and will be chaired... Read more »

Sheetz expands at new location

Sheetz expands at new location

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
November 22, 2013
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The new Sheetz officially opened its doors to the public at Thursday at 7 a.m., the same day that the old Sheetz closed. Junior psychology and philosophy major Christie Gribschaw was one of the people who was in attendance of the grand opening of the new store. According to Gribschaw, about 30 people... Read more »

Slippery Rock landlord’s death splits town, borough council

Jonathan Janasik, News Editor
November 22, 2013
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The recent death of a Slippery Rock landlord has left the community shocked and divided. Frank Monteleone Jr. shot and killed himself next to the back entrance of the Slippery Rock borough building Saturday night. Bonnie Davis, his girlfriend of 17 years, said that his death was completely unexpected... Read more »