Friday, December 06, 2013
2013 Maryland Charity Campaign Underway
As the holiday season approaches, Salisbury University’s faculty and staff are asked to help the less for tunate by contributing to the Maryland Charity Campaign. This year, SU is teaming with the University’s United Way chapter, Maryland’s first student chapter. The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, Inc. (No. 4883 in the Maryland Charity Campaign’s Giving Guide) serves 54 programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties, directly impacting many neighbors and friends of the University community.
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SU Students Volunteer for the Holidays
Salisbury University students, faculty and staff are preparing for the holidays with projects that benefit the whole community. Click here for a sampling.
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SU's Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Earns Key Award
Lambda Eta, Salisbury University’s chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honor society of nursing, has received the Chapter Key Award. This is the second time SU’s chapter has received the award.
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SU Art Department Holiday Sale Set November 15-December 7
Salisbury University Art Galleries — Downtown Campus hosts the SU Art Department’s annual holiday sale November 15-December 7. The event features works by SU faculty, students and alumni in a variety of media. A preview sale is noon-8 p.m. Friday, November 15. A discount sale, featuring 5 percent off marked prices, is noon-7 p.m. Friday, November 22. The gallery is located at 118-120 N. Division St. Regular hours are noon-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, noon-4 p.m. Saturday.
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SU Men's Rugby Advances to National Semi-Finals Dec. 7-8
The Salisbury University Sharks defend their USA College Rugby Division II national title on December 7-8 at Furman University in Greenville, SC. The SU men’s rugby team takes on James Madison University in the semi-finals on Saturday, December 7. The winner plays in the national championship game on Sunday, December 8.
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SU International Students Meet Salisbury's Mayor
International students attending Salisbury University met Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton this semester to celebrate global connections within the community. Five students from China and one from Germany attended the event, hosted by the Sister Cities Association of Salisbury/Wicomico County and the Mayor’s Office.
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Melissa Harvey Joins Salisbury Symphony Orchestra for 'Arias and Orchestral Selections from Famous Operas' Saturday, December 7
The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra’s annual Holiday Concert, “Arias and Orchestral Selections from Famous Operas,” with guest soprano Melissa Harvey, is 7:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7, in Holloway Hall Auditorium. A pre-concert arts and crafts sale to benefit the SSO is 6-7:30 p.m. in the Holloway Hall Social Room. Directed by Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, the concert features holiday favorites such as Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Christmas Eve,” as well as Leonard Bernstein’s coloratura showstopper “Glitter and Be Gay” from Candide, and Mozart’s overture and arias from The Seraglio and The Magic Flute. The University Chorale joins the orchestra during part of the program.
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SU Student Interns with U.S. Embassy in London
Salisbury University student Amina Aden interned with the U.S. Embassy in London, assisting with cases that ranged from visiting a convicted American in prison to helping investigate citizenship obtainment. “I couldn’t have asked for a better experience,” said Aden, a native of Silver Spring, MD.
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Perdue School Co-Hosts Real Estate Seminar Friday, December 6
Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business co-hosts the seminar “Place-Making Economic Development and Corporate/University Real Estate Value Creation Strategies” 9 a.m.-noon Friday, December 6, in Perdue Hall’s Bennett Family Auditorium. The seminar, also presented by Sperry Van Ness and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, presents strategies and ideas organizers hope will serve as a catalyst for economic development projects and real estate strategies that will bring a new sense of market possibility to the Delmarva Peninsula.
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SU Senior Graphic Design Show Scheduled November 25-December 11
The Salisbury University Art Department presents its 49th biannual Senior Art Shows November 6-December 11 in the University Gallery of Fulton Hall. Works by graphic design students are on display November 25-December 11. A reception and award ceremony is 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 6. Visiting artist Kimberly Dow speaks 5 p.m. Thursday, December 5, in Fulton Hall Room 111.
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SU Art Galleries -- Downtown Campus Presents 'City of Tiny Lights' November 15-December 14
Scale is an important part of most artwork. In the exhibit “City of Tiny Lights: A Juried Exhibition of Small Works,” however, scale is everything. Selected works from across the United States that engage the miniscule and microscopic are highlighted during the exhibition November 15-December 14 at Salisbury University Art Galleries — Downtown Campus, 118-120 N. Division St. A reception is 5-8 p.m. Friday, November 15, during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly Third Friday event.
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Blackwell Library Holds Animal Shelter Donation Drive Through Dec. 13
Salisbury University’s Blackwell Library holds its annual animal shelter donation drive November 5-December 13. Members of the campus and greater communities may drop off dog and cat food and treats, toys, litter, pet soap and shampoo, collars and leashes, nail clippers, brushes, newspapers, new or used towels and blankets, paper towels, household cleaners, bleach and laundry soap at the donation area near the circulation desk. A list of needed items is available there. Items collected benefit animal shelters in Dorchester, Worcester and Somerset counties.
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Guerrieri Family Foundation Announces $8 Million Gift for SU Academic Commons
One of the Eastern Shore’s leading philanthropies, the Guerrieri Family Foundation, has announced an $8 million gift for the construction of a new Academic Commons, including a state-of-the-art library, at Salisbury University. This is one of the largest private donations for a capital project in the campus’ history. The gift is made in memory of Patricia R. Guerrieri, an SU alumna for whom the new complex will be named.
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University System of Maryland Celebrates 25 Years
The University System of Maryland (USM) is 25 years old, and the SU community is invited to participate in the celebration. Throughout the 2013-14 academic year, the milestone will be observed with a look at the positive impact that USM has had — and continues to have — on the quality of life in Maryland and beyond. Visit www.usmd.edu/25 for a USM timeline, a link to the story of how the system came to be, and some interesting facts about the system’s impact.
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'Kiplingers' Names SU Among 100 Best Values for Fifth Year
For the fifth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Salisbury University one of its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges." Featured in the February 2013 edition, SU and the other campuses listed “deliver academic quality and affordability,” the magazine said.
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