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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Seidel School Education Programs Earn National Reaccreditation

Salisbury University’s roots began as a Maryland State Normal School created to educate teachers. Now, nearly nine decades later, the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies has earned the National Council for  Accreditation of Teacher Education’s (NCATE) highest honor: national reaccreditation.

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SU Students 'Make Stuff Wilder' at PBS NOVA IdeaLab

Rusk (purple) and Palace (right)Things got “wild” for  Salisbury University students May Palace and Charlie Rusk at a PBS NOVA IdeaLab in Boston. The four-day workshop explored the emerging field of biomimicry, which uses nature to inspire inventions to solve complex human problems. It was a spinoff of Making Stuff Wilder, one episode in a four-part PBS NOVA special on scientific innovations.

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'Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks' Named SU New Student Reader Book

Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksHenrietta Lacks has saved — and created — millions of lives during the past six decades. Yet, she was not a doctor or even a scientist; she was a poor African-American tobacco farmer from Virginia. Author Rebecca Skloot profiles Lacks and her medical legacy in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, this year’s New Student Reader book at Salisbury University. Members of the Lacks family participate in a moderated question-and-answer session and sign copies of the book 7 p.m. Thursday, August 21, in Perdue Hall’s Bennett Family Auditorium. Those planning to attend are encouraged to read the book in advance.

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SU's Shipper Presents at California Conferences

Frank ShipperDr. Frank Shipper of Salisbury University’s Management and Marketing Department in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently made two presentations in La Jolla, CA, on employee ownership. Shipper was one of two academic presenters at the Cooperative Fisheries Forum, hosted by the Foundation for  Enterprise Development (FED) and the Nature Conservancy. He spoke also as a Rutgers University Louis O. Kelso Fellow at the annual Beyster Symposium, also sponsored by the FED.

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47 ABC Donates $3K for Communication Arts Scholarships

Kathleen McLain and Greg Prince47 ABC has donated $3,000 to fund scholarships for  Salisbury University students. Three $1,000 awards will be given this academic year to three undergraduate communication arts majors studying journalism, mass media and/or media production. Scholarship recipients will have demonstrated financial need according to federal guidelines and a 3.0 or higher grade point average.

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Guerrieri Art Space Features Works by Madelyne Adams July 7-August 28

The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “Out of Reach” by Salisbury University alumna Madelyne Adams from July 7-August 28. The Eastern Shore native earned her B.A. in art and psychology from SU in 2012. Interested in art since she was a child, her focus is the human body.

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SU Joins Generation Study Abroad Initiative

Salisbury University and its Center for  International Education (CIE) have joined the Generation Study Abroad initiative, working to double the number of American students engaged in global studies by the end of the decade. “International education is a pillar of an SU educational experience,” said Dr. Brian Stiegler, SU CIE director.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Continuum' July 9-August 15

ContinuumThe Salisbury University Art Galleries – Downtown Campus presents works by University of Maryland Eastern Shore Assistant Art Professor Michel Demanche during the exhibit “Continuum” July 9-August 15. A reception with the artist is 5-8 p.m. July 18 during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.

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Salisbury University Officially Breaks Ground on Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons

GroundbreakingWith broad smiles and shiny shovels, Salisbury University, its friends and supporters broke ground today on the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons (GAC). At 224,071 square feet, the $111.4 million facility will be the largest academic building in SU history. Home for  a sorely needed new library, with it comes a reconfiguration of University classroom, research and study space in a manner that planners predict will change campus dynamics. The GAC is a conscious attempt to transform learning at the institution—in ways which will not only impact how students and faculty interact, but, potentially, how the Lower Eastern Shore relates to the SU academic community.

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'Kiplinger's' Again Ranks SU Among 100 Best Values

KiplingersFor the sixth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Salisbury University one of its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges.” SU and the other campuses on the 2014 list “deliver academic quality and affordability,” the magazine said. Academics carry more weight in the for mula Kiplinger’s uses. Each institution is ranked based on several factors, including in-state and out-of-state costs. SU is No. 63 for  in-state, up from No. 72 in 2013. For out-of-state students, SU is ranked No. 44.

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'U.S. News' Names SU Among 'Best Colleges'

U.S. News & World Report has named Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2014. “Our award-winning faculty and dedicated staff help attract, teach and support outstanding students,” said Dr. Diane Allen, SU provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. “Rankings like these are a tribute to their hard work.”

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'Princeton Review' Names SU a 'Best Value'

Princeton Review Best Value CollegesThe Princeton Review, in partnership with USA Today, has named Salisbury University among its Top 80 “Best Value” Public Colleges in the nation for  2014. The accolade comes on the heels of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s recently naming SU among its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges.” The Princeton Review lauds SU’s “stellar academic programs coupled with the benefit of a state school price tag.”

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'Princeton Review' Again Names SU Among 'Best Colleges'

“Salisbury strives not only to challenge students academically, but to make them well-rounded as possible.” “I have met so many amazing, captivating professors while at Salisbury. They make the classes interesting and real.” This is what students are saying about Salisbury University in The Princeton Review’s recently released The Best 378 Colleges. This marks the 15th consecutive year SU has been included in the national guidebook.

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'Kiplinger's' Names SU Among 'Best College Values Under $30,000'

Kiplinger's Personal FinanceA Salisbury University education continues to be one of the nation’s best values, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The publication recently named SU among its “25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a year.” The honor comes on the heels of Kiplinger’s naming SU among the Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges” for  the past six years. The “25 Best” ranking is part of the publication’s new online “College Finder” tool for  parents and prospective students.

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Emergency Notification Registration Available for Campus Community

As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the campus community, Salisbury University has implemented an emergency notification system that sends text and voice messages in the event of an emergency.  Students, faculty and staff must register to receive the emergency alerts.

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