Thursday, December 12, 2013
'Kiplinger's' Ranks SU Among 100 Best Values for Sixth Year
For 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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SU's Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Earns Key Award
Lambda Eta, Salisbury University’s chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honor society of nursing, has received the Chapter Key Award. This is the second time SU’s chapter has received the award.
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Schultheis, Faculty Honored During Fall Commencement Saturday, December 14
Most Salisbury University graduates walk on stage at commencement once, maybe twice if they continue on to graduate school at their Alma Mater. On Saturday, December 14, Robert Schultheis makes his 10th appearance on stage as the recipient of the Alumni Leadership Award during SU’s 88th-year Fall Commencement, scheduled 10:30 a.m. at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Among undergraduates, 550 students receive the Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts. Some 95 receive master’s degrees. The commencement speaker is Megan Ozman.
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SU Students Volunteer for the Holidays
Salisbury University students, faculty and staff are preparing for the holidays with projects that benefit the whole community. Click here for a sampling.
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2013 Maryland Charity Campaign Underway
As the holiday season approaches, Salisbury University’s faculty and staff are asked to help the less for tunate by contributing to the Maryland Charity Campaign. This year, SU is teaming with the University’s United Way chapter, Maryland’s first student chapter. The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, Inc. (No. 4883 in the Maryland Charity Campaign’s Giving Guide) serves 54 programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties, directly impacting many neighbors and friends of the University community.
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Salisbury Youth Orchestra Performs Thursday, December 12
The Salisbury Youth Orchestra presents its annual winter concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, December 12, in Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Auditorium. Conducted by Dr. Jeffrey Schoyen, the orchestra includes student musicians ranging from elementary school to high school seniors throughout the Eastern Shore. They perform holiday and other selections by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Gene Autry and others.
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'U.S. News & World Report' Names SU Among Best Colleges for Veterans
U.S. News & World Report has named Salisbury University one of the nation’s Best Colleges for Veterans. The inaugural ranking was created to help veterans and active service members pursue a college education by providing information about campuses that offer benefits. Only 234 campuses were ranked; SU was No. 23 among Regional Colleges in the North.
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SU Senior Graphic Design Show Scheduled November 25-December 11
The Salisbury University Art Department presents its 49th biannual Senior Art Shows November 6-December 11 in the University Gallery of Fulton Hall. Works by graphic design students are on display November 25-December 11. A reception and award ceremony is 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 6. Visiting artist Kimberly Dow speaks 5 p.m. Thursday, December 5, in Fulton Hall Room 111.
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SU Student Interns with U.S. Embassy in London
Salisbury University student Amina Aden interned with the U.S. Embassy in London, assisting with cases that ranged from visiting a convicted American in prison to helping investigate citizenship obtainment. “I couldn’t have asked for a better experience,” said Aden, a native of Silver Spring, MD.
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GUC Art Space Presents Works by Jamie Eichhorn December 2-January 3
The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “The Spaces in Between” by senior art major Jamie Eichhorn of Snow Hill, MD, from December 2-January 3. Eichhorn’s work spans from abstraction to figurative representation. Her abstract works emphasize line and color. She has a strong background in darkroom manipulations, alternate photography processes and ceramics.
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SU Art Galleries -- Downtown Campus Presents 'City of Tiny Lights' November 15-December 14
Scale is an important part of most artwork. In the exhibit “City of Tiny Lights: A Juried Exhibition of Small Works,” however, scale is everything. Selected works from across the United States that engage the miniscule and microscopic are highlighted during the exhibition November 15-December 14 at Salisbury University Art Galleries — Downtown Campus, 118-120 N. Division St. A reception is 5-8 p.m. Friday, November 15, during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly Third Friday event.
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Blackwell Library Holds Animal Shelter Donation Drive Through Dec. 13
Salisbury University’s Blackwell Library holds its annual animal shelter donation drive November 5-December 13. Members of the campus and greater communities may drop off dog and cat food and treats, toys, litter, pet soap and shampoo, collars and leashes, nail clippers, brushes, newspapers, new or used towels and blankets, paper towels, household cleaners, bleach and laundry soap at the donation area near the circulation desk. A list of needed items is available there. Items collected benefit animal shelters in Dorchester, Worcester and Somerset counties.
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University System of Maryland Celebrates 25 Years
The University System of Maryland (USM) is 25 years old, and the SU community is invited to participate in the celebration. Throughout the 2013-14 academic year, the milestone will be observed with a look at the positive impact that USM has had — and continues to have — on the quality of life in Maryland and beyond. Visit www.usmd.edu/25 for a USM timeline, a link to the story of how the system came to be, and some interesting facts about the system’s impact.
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Guerrieri Family Foundation Announces $8 Million Gift for SU Academic Commons
One of the Eastern Shore’s leading philanthropies, the Guerrieri Family Foundation, has announced an $8 million gift for the construction of a new Academic Commons, including a state-of-the-art library, at Salisbury University. This is one of the largest private donations for a capital project in the campus’ history. The gift is made in memory of Patricia R. Guerrieri, an SU alumna for whom the new complex will be named.
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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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