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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Saturday, February 28, 2015

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SU Arts Minute - February 23-March 1

This week's highlights include talks by journalist Jeff Johnson, artist Kristen Anchor and psychometrician Robert Shaw Jr., as well as performances by guitarist Vendim Thaqi and the SU Gospel Choir.

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SU Exhibits Celebrate Women's History

Gloria Richardson. Clara Gunby. These women are well known on the Eastern Shore — and beyond — for  their roles in history. Salisbury University students pursuing their M.A. in history take a look at the lives of these women and others in two exhibits celebrating Women’s History Month.

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SU Hosts Bridges to the World International Film Series February 2-March 2

Bridges to the WorldSalisbury University takes movie lovers around the globe to such locales as Thailand, Peru, Sweden, China and Kenya during the seventh annual Bridges to the World International Film Series, Mondays from February 2-March 2. All are introduced and screened at 7 p.m. in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall, followed by a discussion. Click here for  a complete listing of films.

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President's Distinguished Community Leadership Award Nominations Open

Know a person or organization that is making a difference in the community? Salisbury University wants to hear about them! SU’s Town-Gown Council is accepting nominations for  its 2015 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Awards. Awards are presented in two categories: organization and individual. Winners will be recognized during SU’s Spring Commencement.

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Fulton Faculty Colloquia Series Continues

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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Mariner Discusses 'Slave and Free on Virginia's Eastern Shore' March 2

Salisbury University’s African-American History Month celebration continues with the presentation “Slave and Free on Virginia’s Eastern Shore: From the Revolution to the Civil War” with the Rev. Kirk Mariner. His talk is 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, in Fulton Hall Room 111.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Alternative Topographies' February 2-March 20

Kristen AnchorSalisbury University Art Galleries presents the exhibit “Alternative Topographies: An Exploration of Place(s) Real, Imagined, Representational and Abstract” February 2-March 20 at the Electronic Gallery, Teacher Education and Technology Center (TETC) Room 128. In connection with the exhibit, artist Kristen Anchor presents a hand-painted 16-millimeter film performance and talk 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 25. Artist Chris H. Lynn presents a super 8 film screening and talk 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Both presentations are in TETC Room 317. Receptions follow in the Electronic Gallery.

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SU Social Work Professor Explores End-of-Life Nursing Home Care

Dr. Kimberly van VulpenAs national debates about end-of-life care continue, a Salisbury University social work professor is weighing in on implications in nursing homes. Dr. Kimberly van Vulpen was the only representative of Maryland selected to present at The Ohio State University’s 26th National Symposium of Doctoral Research in Social Work. The event showcased eight recent Ph.D. recipients from universities across the U.S. whose work contributes to increased practice knowledge in the field.

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SU Gospel Choir Performs African-American History Month Program Saturday, February 28

SU Gospel ChoirThe Salisbury University Gospel Choir presents its annual African-American History Month program 7 p.m. Saturday, February 28, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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Mitzi Perdue Delivers Perdue Executive Leader Lecture Tuesday, March 3

Mitzi Perdue“Success is not measured by what you can get, but by what you can give.” That’s the motto of businesswoman, author and philanthropist Mitzi Perdue, the next speaker in Salisbury University’s Perdue Executive Leader Series. Her presentation is 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

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Ratti Keynotes SU's Stop Hatin' Week Mar. 2

Manav RattiDr. Manav Ratti, Salisbury University assistant professor of English, presents the inaugural keynote for  SU’s Stop Hatin’ Week. His presentation, “Be the Change,” is 7 p.m. Monday, March 2, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Founded in 2009, “Stop Hatin’ Week” is an annual event promoting equality and acceptance on campus and beyond.

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Registration Open for 16th Eastern Shore Senior Games at SU

Registration is open for  the 16th annual Eastern Shore Senior Games at Salisbury University. The games are Friday-Saturday, May 1-2, at Maggs Physical Activities Center and athletic fields, and other locations throughout the community. Events are open to men and women ages 50 and older.

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Green Fund Submissions Accepted Through Mar. 15

Have an idea for  a “green” project at SU? The University has “green” to invest! Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their ideas for  projects to help make the campus more sustainable for a chance to receive a grant from the SU Green Fund.

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SU Celebrates African-American History Month

National Association for  the Advancement of Colored People national board of directors chair Roslyn Brock and the acclaimed American Spiritual Ensemble join other presenters during Salisbury University’s African-American History Month (and Beyond) celebration from February through April. This year’s theme is “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.”

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Nabb Research Center Presents "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War"

Abraham Lincoln is widely acknowledged as one of America’s greatest presidents, but his historical reputation is contested. Was he a calculating politician willing to accommodate slavery or a principled leader justly celebrated as the “great emancipator”? The traveling exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” does not offer easy answers to these questions, but encourages visitors to for m a nuanced view of the 16th president by engaging them with Lincoln’s struggle to reconcile his policy preferences with basic American ideals of liberty and equity.

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