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Salisbury University Remains Closed Friday, March 6

Salisbury University remains closed Friday, March 6, due to inclement weather. Essential personnel not on approved leave should report to work. The campus community is urged to periodically check the SU website and email, and SU Facebook and Twitter pages, and monitor local media for  information including reopening announcements.

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SU Arts Minute - March 2-8

This week's highlights include talks by businesswoman and philanthropist Mitzi Perdue, photojournalist Amy Kaslow and author Barbara Lockhart; several film screenings; and music from SU and community musicians.

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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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Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery Submissions Due Apr. 7

Applications are being accepted for  the fourth round of funding through Salisbury University’s Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship program beginning Friday, March 6. Business startups throughout the mid-Atlantic are eligible to apply for  their share of $125,000.

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Salisbury Film Society Presents 'Snowpiercer' Sunday, March 8

The Salisbury Film Society presents the post-apocalyptic thriller Snowpiercer 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in Fulton Hall 111. The film is set in a future where a failed climate change experiment kills all life on the planet except for  a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges. The group’s leader Curtis (Chris Evans) will risk everything to guide a revolt for  control of the engine and the future of the world.

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Celebration of Great Composers Series Continues Mar. 8

Salisbury University’s Department of Music presents the ninth “Celebration of Great Composers” piano recital at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. This year’s theme is “Musique Française.” Performers include beginner to advanced piano students from elementary to high school. Featured works include selections from Debussy, Ravel, Faure and Saint-Saens.

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SU Entrepreneurship Competition Entry Period Opens Mar. 6

Have an idea to create a new business or transform an existing one? Want to win a share of up to $100,000 in cash and prizes? Salisbury University students across all majors are invited to participate in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business’ 2015 Entrepreneurship Competitions on Friday, May 8. To enter the competitions, students must submit an online application and business plan, including exhibits and poster, via the links on the Entrepreneurship Competition website by Monday, April 20. The submission period opens Friday, March 6.

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SSO Presents Children's Concert 'Music About Earth and Beyond' March 7

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…. No, wait. Actually, it’s Saturday, March 7, in Holloway Hall Auditorium. The Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Salisbury University (SSO) presents music from Star Wars and other selections during its annual Children’s Concert, “Music About Earth and Beyond.” Curtain is 3 p.m.

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SU TRiO Students Travel to Cuba

Eight students enrolled in Salisbury University’s TRiO ACHIEVE Student Support Services program recently spent a week in Havana, Cuba. “Many had never traveled outside the United States before and had little exposure to other cultures,” said Vivian Shannon-Ramsey, SU’s TRiO coordinator.

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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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SU Faculty Art Exhibition to Run Through Saturday, April 4

Members of Salisbury University’s Art Department showcase their works during the department’s annual faculty art exhibition through Saturday, April 4, in the University Gallery of Fulton Hall.

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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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SU Student Art Center Hosts 'Idiosyncrasies' Exhibit Through March 27

Salisbury University art majors Claire Dupree and Julianne Durkin, both pursuing a B.F.A. with a concentration in painting, display their works during the exhibit “Idiosyncrasies” through Friday, March 27, at SU’s Student Art Center, 303 College Avenue.

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SU Hosts Multicultural Leadership Summit March 7

Salisbury University’s Multicultural Student Services Office hosts its annual Multicultural Leadership Summit for  students 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Guerrieri University Center and Commons. This year’s theme is “A World of Opportunities: Leadership, Exploration and Development.” Dr. Monica Moody Moore, founder of High Aspirations, an educational and management consulting services, and assistant dean of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, keynotes the event at 9 a.m.

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LUNAFEST Returns to SU March 8

From an all-female mariachi band, to a garage co-owned by and catering to women, to a teen who works to overcome religious stereotypes to achieve her dream of being a cheerleader, LUNAFEST spotlights films made by women with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes. The national film festival, sponsored by LUNA, makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, comes to Salisbury University Sunday, March 8.

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