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Sport management banquet will celebrate program’s 40th anniversary

Daniel DiFabio, News Editor

April 2, 2017

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The sport management department will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday with their annual student-run banquet. Catriona Higgs, sport management professor and chair of the department, said the program started in 1977...

Your VOICE and SRYOU run for 2017-18 SGA positions

Daniel DiFabio and Logan Campbell

March 30, 2017

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The two parties running for next year's SGA executive board started talking with students on campus this week before the voting process begins next week. Rachel Lawler, junior exercise science major, current SGA parliamentarian...

Blotter 3/30/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

March 30, 2017

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Campus March 23- Police assisted the constables in Building F in the execution of an arrest warrant. March 23- Person reported theft of monies from Eisenberg. The case is under investigation. March 23- Dylan Harding,...

New occupational therapy doctoral program awaiting BoG approval

Haley Potter, Rocket Contributor

March 29, 2017

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SRU's Council of Trustees approved a new doctoral program in the occupational therapy department and are awaiting approval from the Board of Governors. Jeffrey Loveland, associate professor of biology, is the program director in...

Mobile app connects students with emergency services

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

March 29, 2017

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SRU's Student Intervention Services and the Wellness Center teamed up to help promote the "Just in Case" mobile app, which is designed to assist SRU students with various emergency situations. "Just in Case" was created by...

Career Education and Development Office to move to Vincent Science Center during library renovations

Adam Zook, Rocket Contributor

March 23, 2017

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SRU's Career Education and Development Office will temporarily change locations next month, moving from Bailey Library to Vincent Science Center. The move is due to renovations of Bailey Library, with the new office expected...

PASSHE meets with NCHEMS in Harrisburg to discuss planned state system review

Daniel DiFabio, News Editor

March 23, 2017

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Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) met with the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS) this week to start their review of the 14 universities in the state system. Kenn Marshall...

Blotter 3/23/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

March 23, 2017

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Campus March 11- Person reported a theft of money from the ARC. The case is under investigation. March 11- Person wanted to report harassment from an incident in Building E. The case is under investigation. March 20-...

Blotter 3/9/17

Logan Campbell, Asst. News Editor

March 23, 2017

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Campus March 2- Police received a call from Boozel Dining Hall for a person who fainted and was sick. Police responded drove the person to the Health Center. March 2- Police were called for a male and female who were arguing...

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