Sunday, May 19, 2013
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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Watch SU NCAA Tournament Play Live Online
Sea Gull Athletics fans can watch their favorite teams in action online during the NCAA Division III tournaments this weekend. Baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s lacrosse have scheduled matches, including a potential title contest for women’s lacrosse on Sunday, May 19. For complete schedules visit www.suseagulls.com. Once there, check the calendar on the right side of the page. To stream live video, select a game and click the “Video” link at the bottom of the details.
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Taylor Earns Outstanding Research Mentor Award
Dr. Ryan Taylor is known for his dedication to student researchers, from providing lab and presentation support, to offering opportunities to conduct fieldwork with túngara frogs at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama. The Salisbury University Biological Sciences professor has earned the campus’ 2013 Outstanding Research Mentor Award.
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Neat, LSE Earn President's Leadership Awards
A thoughtful, hard-working businessman with a vision of a caring community and an organization dedicated to enhancing employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities are the 2013 recipients of the Salisbury University President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Awards. They are First Shore Federal Savings and Loan President Marty Neat and Lower Shore Enterprises, Inc. Their work is celebrated during SU’s 87th year Spring Commencement 10 a.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
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SU to Graduate Record Class During Spring Commencement May 18
Salisbury University graduates the largest class in its history—some 1,638 students—during its annual Spring Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 18, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. This year’s commencement speakers are graduates Jacob Liechty of Salisbury at the 10 a.m. ceremony, and Noelle Ford of Towson, MD, at 2:30 p.m. Admission to Commencement is by ticket only. A reception at the Civic Center follows each ceremony.
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Salisbury Youth Orchestra Performs Annual Spring Concert Thursday, May 16
The Salisbury Youth Orchestra presents its annual spring concert 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 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 selections including William Billing’s “Chester,” Harry Alshin’s “South American Holiday,” Leroy Anderson’s “Irish Suite,” Elliot Del Borgo’s “Aboriginal Rituals,” Vittorio Monti’s “Csardas” (arranged by Kirt Mosier) and a Beatles medley.
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SU Graphic Design Students Display Works May 2-17
The culmination of four years of study in the graphic design field are on display as Salisbury University presents the Art Premiere senior art show, showcasing exhibits by its senior graphic design students in the University Gallery of Fulton Hall. This portion of the 48th biannual SU Senior Art Show is May 2-17. An opening reception is 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 3, including light refreshments. Awards are presented in categories including typography, illustration, package design, work for hire, business cards and resume, and overall portfolio.
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Beetle Research Earns SU Student $126K NSF Fellowship
When Salisbury University student Mallory Hagadorn was examining piles of cow manure on an organic farm near Federalsburg last summer, she didn’t quite anticipate all the impacts of the large populations of dung beetles she found. That fieldwork turned out to be the inspiration for an expanded project that has earned her a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship valued at $126,000 to further study the beetles on farms across Maryland.
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'Colorful Colorado' Exhibit Features Wasserman Photos at SU May 1-30
The Guerrieri University Center Art Space showcases the work of senior art major Lizzie Wasserman in the solo exhibit “Colorful Colorado: A View at 6,732 Feet Above Sea Level” May 1-30. A reception is 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 2.
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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Artists of Tomorrow' May 10-June 8
Some of the area’s most promising young artists display their works during “Artists of Tomorrow,” the annual Wicomico County Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Program exhibition at Salisbury University. The exhibit is May 10-June 8 in the Atrium Gallery of the Guerrieri University Center. A reception is 4 p.m. Friday, May 10. Through the VPA program, students from Bennett, Parkside, Mardela and Wicomico high schools receive instruction in drawing, painting and several elective areas including photography, 3-D and graphic design, printmaking and sculpture.
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SU Art Galleries Downtown Campus Hosts Inaugural Exhibits May 17-June 29
The Salisbury University Art Galleries Downtown Campus, at 118 N. Division St., hosts its first two exhibits May 17-June 29. A reception is 5-8 p.m. during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s Third Friday event on May 17. The first in a series of exhibitions highlighting artists from major cities in the region, “Young Philly” is a group show featuring artwork never before seen on the Eastern Shore by emerging artists currently living and working in Philadelphia. Exhibiting concurrently is “The Immortals,” a solo show of works by local artist Jessica Cross Davis.
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'U.S. News' Again Names SU Among Best Colleges
U.S. News & World Report today named Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2013. This marks the 16th consecutive year the campus has been ranked by the magazine.
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'Kiplingers' Names SU Among 100 Best Values for Fifth Year
For the fifth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Salisbury University one of its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges." Featured in the February 2013 edition, SU and the other campuses listed “deliver academic quality and affordability,” the magazine said.
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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 377 Colleges. This marks the 14th consecutive year SU has been included in the national guidebook.
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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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