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SU President Advances Global Partnerships in Spain

Advancing collaboration and global partnerships, Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach recently met with Dr. Adelaida de la Calle Martín, the Rector of the University of Málaga in southern Spain. The two leaders discussed topics including faculty collaboration on teaching and research, study abroad opportunities for  SU students in Spain, and English language offerings for  University of Málaga students in Salisbury.

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SU Hosts Third Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Salisbury University hosts its third annual Native American Heritage Month celebration October 30-November 21. Events begin with an interactive live art demonstration by Nike designer Bunky Echo-Hawk 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Echo-Hawk discusses the state of Indian Country today and produces a painting inspired by conversations and input from the audience. The finished work will be displayed on loan at SU.

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SU Pi Gamma Mu Chapter Earns National Award

Pi Gamma MuSalisbury University’s Maryland Gamma Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society of the social sciences, recently received the prestigious Roll of Distinction Award. The honor, announced during Pi Gamma Mu’s 2014 Triennial Meeting in Charleston, SC, is the highest award presented to chapters for  service to their campuses and communities.

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SU Alumna's Legacy Continues Through Art Installation

Salisbury University art major Shannon Brooks may have graduated from SU last May, but her legacy continues.  “Mimicry,” a work by the Carroll County, MD, resident, has been installed in the Fireside Lounge of SU’s Guerrieri University Center.

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Requests Sought for 'I Love Salisbury' Cleanup Day

Hundreds of Salisbury University students are expected to help clean up public, private and non-profit properties during the seventh annual “I Love Salisbury” event Saturday, November 8. Individuals and non-profits seeking assistance with yard work, cleaning, sweeping and other household chores should fill out an online request for m at by Friday, October 31.

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Ballroom Dance Classes Held at SU This Fall

With origins in 19th-century England, ballroom dancing has maintained its popularity over centuries. As part of its fall “Europe: Old and New” cultural events series, Salisbury University offers a series of ballroom dance classes taught by instructor Marly Lynk 5 p.m. select Mondays in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall.

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Salisbury Film Society Screens 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' Sunday, November 2

Twenty Feet From StardomOne of the most popular and critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning documentaries in recent years, Twenty Feet From Stardom, will be shown 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 2, in Fulton Hall 111, at Salisbury University. The next offering by the Salisbury Film Society, the 2013 documentary looks at the lives of backup singers for  the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Lou Reed and more. It includes interviews and appearances by Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Bette Midler and others.

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SU Named a 'Great Affordable Eco-Friendly College'

Best Choice Schools, a website dedicated to providing college information for  students, recently lauded Salisbury University’s “green” efforts … in more ways than one. The site has named SU among the nation’s “50 Great Affordable Eco-Friendly Colleges.”

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Nabb, Chipman Centers Host Maryland Emancipation Day Celebration Saturday, November 1

As the Civil War raged on, slaves in Maryland were freed on November 1, 1864, under the new Maryland Constitution abolishing slavery in the state. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture and the Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center commemorate the 150th anniversary of that historic date during a Maryland Emancipation Day celebration 7 p.m. Saturday, November 1, at the Chipman Center, 323 Broad St., Salisbury.

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Pfeiffer Concludes Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series Tuesday, November 4

Paul PfeifferDr. T. Paul Pfeiffer, chair of the Theatre and Dance Department, concludes this semester's Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series with his presentation “The Elizabethan Playhouse: Symbolism, Mysticism and Politics in Practice,” 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 4, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. He explores how Elizabethan theatre became the chief voice of national identity and Shakespeare’s men became definitive in raising their fellow countrymen to new standards of pride and place.

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Nabb Center Presents 'Mapping Delmarva's Past' Exhibit August 25-December 12

Virginia MapBefore GPS, before MapQuest, there were actual maps. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture explores the area through the eyes of some of the earliest cartographers in “Mapping Delmarva’s Past.” The exhibit is on display in the center’s gallery, 190 Wayne Street, from August 25-December 12.

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Fulton Faculty Colloquia Series Continues This Fall

Faculty in Salisbury University’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts share their research and expertise during this academic year’s Fulton Faculty Colloquia series. Presentations are 3:30 p.m. select Tuesdays from September-April in Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 152.

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SU Hosts Bus Trip to Williamsburg Sunday, December 7

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Office of Cultural Affairs sponsors a bus trip to the Grand Illumination in Williamsburg, VA, Sunday, December 7.

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Sea Gull Century Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 1

The Sea Gull Century Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for  its annual awards for  Salisbury University students. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who have contributed to or participated in the bike ride and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA are eligible.

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'Stash Your Trash' Make-a-Heron Workshops at SU

Salisbury University’s Environmental Studies Department holds two “Make-a-Heron” workshops this fall in connection with the heron sculpture contest hosted by the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County’s “Stash Your Trash” program. Workshops are 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, October 25 and November 8, at the Environmental Studies house on College Avenue. Those who RSVP by Friday, October 10, will be eligible to have a framework for  the project constructed for  them, upon request.

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