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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Thursday, August 28, 2014

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Salisbury Film Society Announces Fall Season

All Is LostThe Salisbury Film Society launches its fall season in a new location: Fulton Hall, home of SU’s Fulton School of Liberal Arts; and a new season ticket offer: all four films for  $20. The season includes four critically acclaimed movies: All Is Lost, The Great Beauty, Twenty Feet From Stardom and Museum Hours. Screenings are 2:30 p.m. Sundays in Fulton Hall Room 111. Each film is introduced by a guest speaker and short discussions follow.

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USM Foundation Seeks Art Contest Entrants

USM FoundationIn the words of Nelson Mandela, “Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world.” Thanks to the vision and action of its leadership, past and present, the University System of Maryland (USM) Foundation marks its 35th year in 2014. Students, faculty and staff at all USM institutions, including SU, are invited to help celebrate by entering the foundation’s third annual art contest with a work based on their interpretation of Mandela’s quote.

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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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'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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