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Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock may refer to the following: Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, a borough in Butler County Slippery Rock Creek, a tributary of the Beaver River in Pennsylvania Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania Slippery Rock Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania Category: ...

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Established 1889
Type Public
Endowment US $11.4 Million
President Dr. Robert M. Smith
Staff 867
Undergraduates 7,157
Postgraduates 691
Location Slippery Rock, PA, USA
Campus Rural
Website www.sru.edu

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (also known as The Rock or SRU) is a public, master's-level university that offers some doctoral programs in cooperation with Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Both institutions are members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Slippery Rock University is located in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania approximately 52 miles north of Pittsburgh. The university has one of the largest campuses in western Pennsylvania, occupying 611 acres (2.4 km²). The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... For other uses, see Slippery Rock (disambiguation). ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Sign in a rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Qichun, a rural town in Hubei province, China An artists rendering of an aerial view of the Maryland countryside: Jane Frank (Jane Schenthal Frank, 1918-1986), Aerial Series: Ploughed Fields, Maryland, 1974, acrylic and mixed materials on apertured double canvas, 52... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Indiana University of Pennsylvania (or IUP) is a public university located in the borough of Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA, sixty miles northeast of Pittsburgh. ... The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the 11th largest public university system in the United States. ... For other uses, see Slippery Rock (disambiguation). ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... “Pittsburgh” redirects here. ... An acre is the name of a unit of area in a number of different systems, including Imperial units and United States customary units. ...

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Notable alumni

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Accreditations

  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education
  • Programs (for Athletic Training)
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools
  • National Association of Musical Therapy
  • National Association of Schools in Dance
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • National League for Nursing, Inc.

Athletics

Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania competes in the NCAA Division II and is a member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) is a College Athletic Conference which is made up exclusively of public schools in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. ...


Men's Teams

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Indoor Track & Field
  • Outdoor Track & Field
  • Water Polo (title nine sacrifice)


Women's Teams

  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Indoor Track & Field
  • Outdoor Track & Field
  • Volleyball
  • Lacrosse
  • Water Polo- 1995 National Champion, only non-California team to win it mens or womens

Greek life (fraternities and sororities)

SRU Greek Community

Established 1961
Location Slippery Rock, PA, United States of America

The Office of Greek Life is located in the Center for Student Involvement & Leadership in the University Union. Current campus Greek organizations are: The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... For other uses, see Slippery Rock (disambiguation). ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...


Interfraternity Council Fraternities:


Panhellenic Association Sororities: Alpha Sigma Phi (ΑΣΦ, commonly abbreviated to Alpha Sig) is a social fraternity with 68 active chapters, colonies, and interest groups. ... Pi Kappa Phi is a national social fraternity that was founded in the spirit of nu phi, meaning non-fraternity. ... Theta Xi (ΘΞ) is a fraternity founded at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York on 29 April 1864. ... Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity (also known as Sig Tau or ΣΤΓ, is a U.S. all-male college social fraternity founded at an unusual hour in the morning on June 28, 1920 at Central Missouri State University (formerly known as Central Missouri State Teachers College) and set up their first house... Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity (ΠΚΑ) is an international, secret, social, Greek-letter, college fraternity. ... ΚΣ (Kappa Sigma) is an international fraternity with currently 236 chapters and 42 colonies in North America. ...

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
  • Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
  • Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

SRU Campus Faculty and Administrators that are Greek Include:


Administration -

  • Dr. Robert Smith (University President) - Beta Theta Pi
  • Dr. John Bonando (Assistant V.P. for Student Life)
  • Dr. Paula Olivero (Assistant V.P. for Student Life) - Phi Sigma Sigma
  • Dr. Christopher Cole (Director for Center for Student Involvement and Leadership)
  • Dr. Shane McGoey (Assistant Director for Center for Student Involvement and Leadership) - Alpha Chi Rho
  • Ms. Cathie Sadler (Coordinator of Student Organizations) - Alpha Sigma Tau
  • Mr. Tony Caldarelli (Center for Student Leadership) - Pi Kappa Phi
  • Mr. Michael Vigliotti (Coordinator of University Union Operations) - Pi Kappa Phi
  • Mr. Michael Saraka (Director of Alumni Relations)

Faculty -

  • Dr. Jeffrey Taylor (Biology) - Pi Kappa Phi
  • Dr. Simon Beeching (Biology) - Pi Kappa Phi
  • Dr. Charles Tichy (Modern Languages) - Pi Kappa Phi

Slippery Rock University Facts

  • Slippery Rock's unofficial mascot is Rocky — The Pride of The Rock. Technically the university has no official mascot. "Rocky" and "Rock Pride" are initiatives of the Student Government Association and the Department of Athletics.
  • In 1936, the argument was made that Slippery Rock's football team ought to have been ranked #1 in the country ahead of Pitt and Minnesota.
  • The late-night talk show Gettin' Later originated from Slippery Rock University.
  • Slippery Rock University was originally named Slippery Rock State Normal School.
  • SRU was previously known as Slippery Rock State Teacher's College and Slippery Rock State College.
  • SRU has over 60 majors from which to choose.
  • Average class size is 20 students.
  • The announcement of Slippery Rock's football scores is a tradition at University of Michigan football games. The tradition was started in the 1950s by Michigan Stadium's public address announcer. Slippery Rock was so popular with UM fans that on Sept. 29, 1979, Slippery Rock played Shippensburg in an NCAA Division II game at Michigan Stadium, setting the record for attendance at a Div. II football game (61,143).

Image File history File links Broom_icon. ... The Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania is a university in the college town of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. ...

External links

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Office of Greek Life
  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Facts
  • SRU's Alumni Online Community - Alumni Association

  Results from FactBites:
 
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1076 words)
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania (also known as The Rock or SRU) is an American university, and a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education.
Slippery Rock State College was established in 1960 and for the first time, could award undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and in the professions.
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania competes in the NCAA Division II and is a member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC).
College Profiles - Slippery Rock University (of Pennsylvania) (1446 words)
Slippery Rock University, which proudly carries the name of the western Pennsylvania community in which it is located, is situated at the northern end of one of the fastest- growing corridors in the state.
Slippery Rock University is committed to fostering the successful social and educational growth and development of its students.
Slippery Rock University offers seven different baccalaureate degrees: the bachelor of arts, the bachelor of fine arts, the bachelor of music, the bachelor of nursing, the bachelor of science, the bachelor of science in education, and the bachelor of science in business administration.
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