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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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SU Holds Emergency Alert System Exercise Oct. 2

Salisbury University holds the fall exercise for  its Emergency Alert System (EAS) Thursday, October 2. At approximately 12:45 p.m., University Police will start the campus’ emergency siren. The exercise also will include text and voice messaging, campus email, office and classroom computers and SU television systems, as well as the Family Notification System. It is expected to conclude around 1 p.m. The EAS exercise is held at least once each year.

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SU Management Book Featured on Aspen Institute Website

Shared EntrepreneurshipA book written by a team of primarily Salisbury University management faculty members has been featured on the Aspen Institute Center for  Business Education’s CasePlace website. The text, Shared Entrepreneurship: A Path to Engaged Employee Ownership, begins by describing the fundamental principles underlying the success of these exemplary enterprises. It concludes by providing a variety of case studies.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'TXTED' September 2-October 5

TXTEDSalisbury University Art Galleries presents “TXTED” September 2-October 5. “TXTED” explores the ever-evolving conversation between art and language through paintings, photographs, drawings, sculpture and installation using text to illuminate conceptual metaphors, visual insights and other narratives. Curated by for mer SU Art Galleries Manager Marisa Sage, the multi-platform exhibit is spread throughout the University Gallery of Fulton Hall, Electronic Gallery (Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 128) and SU Art Galleries — Downtown Campus.

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PACE Hosts Candidate Meet-and-Greet Thursday, October 2

Salisbury University’s Institute for  Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE) hosts a meet-and-greet with candidates running for  local and state elected offices 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, October 2, in Red Square.  A voter registration table also will be available. The deadline to register to vote in this November’s elections is Tuesday, October 14.



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SU Foundation Board Welcomes New Members

Rafael CorreaThe Salisbury University Foundation, Inc. has welcomed three new members to its board of directors: Rafael Correa of Ocean City, MD; Dwight Miller of Salisbury; and Dave Rommel of Rehoboth Beach, DE. “We appreciate the diverse experiences and wide range of business backgrounds that our three new members bring to the board,” said T. Greg Prince, executive director of the SU Foundation and vice president of advancement and external affairs at SU.

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Teacher Education Professor Wins National Green Earth Book Award

A Salisbury University professor and her new book have been nationally recognized by The Nature Generation with the 2014 Green Earth Book Award. Inside A Bald Eagle’s Nest: A Photographic Journey through the American Bald Eagle Nesting Season, co-authored by Dr. Teena Ruark Gorrow of SU’s Teacher Education Department and Craig A. Koppie of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Chesapeake Bay Field Office, won the award for  young adult nonfiction.

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ShoreCorps/PALS Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Tutoring students. Assisting with after-school programs. Promoting new youth initiatives. For two decades, members of ShoreCorps/PALS (Partnership for  Adolescents on the Lower Shore), the AmeriCorps program at Salisbury University, have done all this and more. The Corporation for  National and Community Service and Maryland Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism recently funded the program for  the 20th consecutive year.

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SU Hosts Research Day and Innovation Showcase Friday, October 3

Salisbury University hosts its second Research Day and Innovation Showcase on Friday, October 3, in Perdue Hall. The showcase of collaborative University offerings and outreach groups is 10-noon a.m. in the building’s Atrium. Presentations spotlighting faculty work are 1-5:30 p.m. in Bennett Family Auditorium.

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SU's Chester Hall Earns LEED Certification

Salisbury University’s list of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)-approved buildings continues to grow with the recent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification of Chester Residence Hall. Following extensive renovations, the building was certified Silver, one of the three highest levels available. The USGBC is the nation’s leading organization supporting environmentally responsible building.

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Salinger Study By SU's Wenke Translated, Published in Iran

In 1991, Dr. John Wenke of Salisbury University’s English Department wrote the first book-length study of author J.D. Salinger’s collected and uncollected short stories. Nearly a quarter-century later, that book, J.D. Salinger: A Study of the Short Fiction, is finding a new audience with its recent translation into Persian and release by Iranian publisher Parsik.

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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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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 Foundation, Ward Museum Announce $400,000 Legacy Center Gift

Ward Museum of Wildfowl ArtThe Salisbury University Foundation, Inc. and Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, recently announced a $400,000 lead gift for  the museum’s 2014-2016 "Soar to New Heights" capital campaign. The campaign’s goal is $1.5 million to support the expansion of the Ward Museum and much-needed capital improvements to the galleries and facility. John A. Luetkemeyer Jr. and Thomas F. Mullan III donated a combined gift of $400,000 for  the construction of a new facility at the museum to be named in honor their late fathers as the John A. Luetkemeyer Sr. and Thomas F. Mullan Jr. Legacy Center.

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Peter and Judy Jackson Chamber Music Series Presents 'Io Vidi in Terra' Saturday, October 4

The Peter and Judy Jackson Chamber Music Series at Salisbury University presents “Io Vidi in Terra” 7 p.m. Saturday, October 4, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. Featuring internationally renowned countertenor José Lemos, Jory Vinikour and Deborah Fox, the performance focuses on Italian music of the 17th century. The concert includes selections by Ferrari, Monteverdi and Merula, Strozzi, among others.

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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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