Thursday, May 23, 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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'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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ESRGC to Develop Pilot Security Program for Qatar Institution
The Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC) at Salisbury University has been contracted for its first overseas project. Over the next six months, staff is developing a pilot, security-related GIS program for Texas A&M University’s branch campus in Doha, Qatar.
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SU Student Creates 'Peace Wall'
When Salisbury University junior Jenna Dulin, an early childhood education major, heard about the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting last fall, knew she wanted to do something to “help prevent things from like that from happening again.” After brainstorming ideas with one of her SU professors, the Centreville, MD, native decided to create a “Peace Wall” in the Teacher Education and Technology Center.
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Harmony College East Returns to SU with Performances June 14-15
The joy of a cappella singing returns to Salisbury University as the Barbershop Harmony Society holds its annual Harmony College East from June 13-16. During the day participants, including singers and directors, take part in workshops and classes ranging from vocal techniques and harmony theory to coaching skills and barbershop history. The male and female youth and adult men’s quartets then showcase their newly-honed skills during two nights of public performances at 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, June 14-15, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.
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Shipper Co-Authors 'Organizational Dynamics' Article on Collaboration
Dr. Frank Shipper, chair of Salisbury University’s Management and Marketing Department in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, recently published an article in the current edition of the journal Organizational Dynamics. The paper, co-authored by Karen Manz, independent author and researcher; Charles Manz, professor at the University of Massachusetts — Amherst; and Benita Harris, associate pastor of Asbury United Methodist Church in Salisbury, is titled “Collaboration That Goes Beyond Cooperation: It’s Not Just ‘If’ But ‘How’ Sharing Occurs that Makes the Difference.”
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SU Social Work Student Projects Help Better Community
Students in Eileen Gilheany’s Practice III Macro Social Work class at Salisbury University spent countless hours on efforts to better the region during the spring semester. Examples include the creation of a reading garden for children at Head Start in Berlin, MD; a dinner and silent auction that raised some $3,000 to fund the Delaware Diamonds, a 12-and-under girls softball team; and a program to help give pregnant teenagers resources to stay in school.
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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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