RUN OR DYE! SRU hosts first ever Color the Rock 5k

RUN OR DYE! SRU hosts first ever Color the Rock 5k

Julie Jurich and Heather McClure
April 17, 2014
Filed under Campus Life, Multimedia, Showcase

An explosion of color covered Slippery Rock University’s campus on Sunday for the first ever on-campus Color The Rock, which raised $2,200 for a start up scholarship fund through the University Program Board. The UPB’s Community Service Committee’s Color the Rock 125th Anniversary Celebration 5k... Read more »

Miller shutdown relocates departments

Miller shutdown relocates departments

Rachel Konieczny, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under News, Showcase

The $24.6 million construction plan for the Performing Arts Center, replacing Miller Auditorium, was reassessed and under review by the Slippery Rock University Council of Trustees. Due to a decline in enrollment and Commonwealth funding, the university is re-examining all campus expenditures, according... Read more »

Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

Misunderstandings, cheating areas of concern for online-only classes

The Rocket
April 17, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

While many universities are pushing online programs because they are an easy way to get higher enrollment (not to mention they are more cost effective), there are several advantages to traditional classroom learning that can’t be denied.  Classroom learning typically offers a multi-sensory appeal.... Read more »

Griffins take series over SRU baseball

Griffins take series over SRU baseball

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
April 17, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team dropped three out of four games against the first place Seton Hill Griffins this past weekend. Slippery Rock, who is in third place in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-Western Division, was defeated 4-1 in game one on Saturday. Seton Hill carried their momentum... Read more »