Tuesday, March 11, 2014
'Kiplinger's' Names SU Among 'Best College Values Under $30,000'
A 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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All Tickets Distributed for Moscow Festival Ballet
The Moscow Festival Ballet is a hit! All tickets have been distributed for the troupe’s performances at Salisbury University, Monday-Tuesday, March 10-11. The company performs two classics: Don Quixote on Monday, March 10, and The Sleeping Beauty on Tuesday, March 11. Curtain is 8 p.m. in Holloway Hall Auditorium. A wait list will be available at the door for non-ticket holders.
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Ethnomusicologist Nagoski Speaks at Downtown Gallery Thursday, March 13
For Ian Nagoski, music is an audio window into the past. The founder of Canary Records and host of the Internet podcast Fonotopia discusses his efforts preserving early rare world music recordings during the presentation and listening session “The Widow’s Joy: Pride, Genius, Grief and Lies from International 78 RPM Recordings” 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, at Salisbury University Art Galleries — Downtown Campus.
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SU Foundation Board Member Honored Among State's Top 100 Women
Salisbury University Foundation, Inc. board member Susan Purnell is well known in Wicomico County as a successful business owner, and a supporter of the campus and community. Now, she’s been named one of Maryland’s Top 100 Women for 2014. Bestowed by The Daily Record, a Baltimore-based business newspaper, the honor recognizes the outstanding achievements of professional women who reside or work in Maryland.
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Singers' Showcase Spotlights SU Music Students Thursday, March 13
Competitors from the Maryland auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) join other SU voice students during a Singers’ Showcase on Thursday, March 13. The fundraising concert is 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of SU’s Holloway Hall. Proceeds benefit the SU Opera Workshop and future vocal events. Featured works include Mozart’s “Come Scoglio” from Cosi Fan Tutte and “Porgi, Amor” from The Marriage of Figaro, as well as Broadway selections from Hello, Dolly!; Gypsy; South Pacific; Kismet and others.
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Downtown Gallery Showcases Works by Pusa, Eun Kyung Suh Mar. 7-Apr. 18
Salisbury University Art Galleries — Downtown Campus presents works by two distinct artists March 5-April 18. Artworks by Korean-American artist Eun Kyung Suh are featured in the exhibit “untold stories.” In the adjacent gallery space, the Estonian Embassy to the United States presents works by artist Pusa (Piret Bergmann [Torim]). A meet-the-artist reception with Pusa starts 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 5. A closing reception for both exhibits begins 5 p.m. Friday, April 18, during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly Third Friday celebration.
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Guerrieri University Center Art Space Presents 'Portraits in Color' Mar. 7-Apr. 4
The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “Portraits in Color” by senior Claire Strayer from March 5-April 4. A native of Southern Maryland, Strayer grew up in a family of artists. She is pursuing a B.F.A., with a concentration in painting, at SU.
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SU Celebrates Women's History Month
Salisbury University celebrates Women’s History Month with a series of speakers, films and other events in February and March. This year’s theme is “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment.” Sponsored by the Women’s History Month Committee, admission to most events is free and the public is invited.
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Registration Open for 15th Eastern Shore Senior Games
Registration is open for the 15th annual Eastern Shore Senior Games at Salisbury University. The games are Thursday-Saturday, May 1-3, at Maggs Physical Activities Center and athletic fields, and other locations throughout the community. The games are open to men and women ages 50 and older. Competitions include aquatics, cycling, a 5K run/walk, fitness assessments, pickleball, golf, table tennis, tennis, track and field, and team volleyball. Participants may register online, by phone or by mail.
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SU Accepts Applications for New Doctorate in Education
Salisbury University is accepting applications for admission into its second doctoral program — this one in education. (The first, in nursing practice, started in fall 2012.) The new Doctor of Education is in Contemporary Curriculum Theory and Instruction in Literacy (Ed.D.). Open to all levels of educators who are interested in designing and implementing solutions related to literacy practices in schools, the program begins in fall 2014.
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Fulton Faculty Colloquia Series Continues This Spring
Faculty in Salisbury University’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts share their research and expertise during this spring’s Fulton Faculty Colloquia series. Presentations are 3:30 p.m. select Tuesdays from February-April in Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 152.
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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Colors and Things' February 6-March 29
To chase those winter blues away, the SU Art Galleries presents the lively exhibition “Colors and Things” February 6-March 29 at the University Gallery of Salisbury University’s Fulton Hall. Artists Allie Rex (Brooklyn, NY), Mary Anne Arntzen (Baltimore) and Nathan Green (Dallas, TX) playfully question for m and meaning through their abstract works. Green will be on campus the first week in February, creating new, site-specific murals in the gallery. An artist lecture with Green is 5 p.m. Thursday, February 6, in Fulton Hall Room 111, followed by a reception in the gallery at 6 p.m.
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SU Seeks Nominations for 2014 Community Leadership Awards
Know a person or organization that is making a difference in the community? Salisbury University wants to hear about them! SU’s Town-Gown Council is accepting nominations for its 2014 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Awards. Awards are presented in two categories: organization and individual. Winners will be recognized during SU’s Spring Commencement.
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Electronic Gallery Presents McCoy Exhibit January 30-April 5
Kevin and Jennifer McCoy call themselves artists. New York Magazine calls them “wizards.” The husband-and-wife artists from Brooklyn, NY, bring their works to Salisbury University during an exhibit January 30-April 5 in the Electronic Gallery, located in Teacher Education and Technology Center (TETC) Room 128. As part of this exhibition, the McCoys have created a new work titled “Marisa's Office.” Extending from their curatorial practice, the McCoys use live internet-enabled cameras to film artwork in situ.
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Sea Gull Century Art Contest Entries Sought
Salisbury University has announced the return of the Sea Gull Century Art Contest. Organizers are searching for an artist to create an image to be featured on T-shirts and promotional materials for the 2014 Century, scheduled Saturday, September 27. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, March 10.
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