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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Thursday, December 18, 2014

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SU Volunteers For the Holidays

Salisbury University students, faculty and staff are preparing for  the holidays with projects that benefit the whole community. For information on holiday philanthropic programs at SU call 410-543-6030.

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SU, Del Tech Sign Business Transfer Agreements

Delaware Technical and Community CollegeDelaware Technical Community College and Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business celebrated the signing of business transfer agreements between the two campuses on Wednesday, December 10. Students from Sussex Technical High School and Delaware Tech joined others from the Perdue School of Business to learn more about the University and the new agreements.

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Siblings, Cousins, Friends Enjoy SU's Powerful Connections Program

Many students throughout the years have enjoyed the benefits of Salisbury University's Powerful Connections program... and they are happy to share their excitement about the program and the University with others, including their own families, from siblings to cousins and friends.

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SU Relay For Life Lauded

Relay For Life AwardsFor the past 13 years, Salisbury University students have made an impact through the campus’ annual Relay For Life to benefit the American Cancer Society (ACS). In April, the SU Relay For Life Committee achieved a long-term goal, reaching the $1 million mark for  funds raised since the inaugural event in 2002. Last month, they celebrated again, receiving awards from the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact and ACS South Atlantic Division.

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SU's Horton Hosts Chesapeake Bay Conference Jan. 13-14

Tom HortonWhen the Chesapeake Bay restoration effort began in 1988, scientists and policymakers raised red flags on one problem: Continued growth easily could counter any potential gains from ecological improvements. More than a quarter-century later, experts re-examine these concerns during the conference “Growth and the Future of the Chesapeake Bay” Tuesday-Wednesday, January 13-14, at Hood College in Frederick, MD. Tom Horton, award-winning Chesapeake Bay author, for mer Baltimore Sun reporter and current environmental studies faculty at Salisbury University, hosts the event.

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'Kiplinger's' Again Names SU A 'Best Value'

For the seventh consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has named Salisbury University one of its 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges.” The magazine also again named SU among its “24 Best College Values Under $30,000 a year.” SU and the other campuses on the 2015 list “combine outstanding academics with affordable cost,” Kiplinger’s said.

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Works by John Roe on Display Through Thursday, January 8

The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “Unintentional Reflections” by Salisbury University alumnus John Roe through Thursday, January 8. The Art Space is located in the Guerrieri Center’s second-floor concourse. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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SU Children's Theatre Workshop Presents 'The Tempest' January 17-18

Salisbury University’s Children’s Theatre Workshop presents a family-friendly, all-puppet retelling of Shakespeare’s The Tempest Saturday-Sunday, January 17-18. Curtain is 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre of Fulton Hall.

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Four Earn 2014 Faculty Appreciation Awards

Faculty Appreciation AwardsThis year’s Salisbury University Alumni Association Faculty Appreciation Award winners are “informative,” “helpful,” “friendly” and “influential,” according to their for mer students. The SU Alumni Association honored four with the accolade during SU’s 89th-year Fall Commencement. They include Drs. John Wenke, English, of the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts; Fred Kundell, Chemistry, of the Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology; Karen Papke-Shields, Information and Decision Sciences, of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business; and Ernie Bond, Teacher Education, of the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies.

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Respiratory Therapy Students Compete in 'Sputum Bowl'

A team of students from Salisbury University's respiratory therapy program, with members from both the SU and Universities at Shady Grove campuses, competed in the national finals of the 37th Sputum Bowl in Las Vegas last week. Despite being named after a respiratory secretion the It’s Academic-style competition is a serious intellectual contest.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Nocturne' by Kathleen Scott

Artist Kathleen Scott explores the intrinsic connection between memory and mortality in the exhibit “Nocturne” November 21-January 10 at the Salisbury University Art Galleries – Downtown Campus. She presents an artist talk 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in Fulton Hall Room 111. A workshop is 10 a.m. Friday, November 21, in Fulton Hall Room 225 A reception is 5-8 p.m. November 21 during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.

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Salisbury University Officially Breaks Ground on Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons

GroundbreakingWith broad smiles and shiny shovels, Salisbury University, its friends and supporters broke ground today on the Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons (GAC). At 224,071 square feet, the $111.4 million facility will be the largest academic building in SU history. Home for  a sorely needed new library, with it comes a reconfiguration of University classroom, research and study space in a manner that planners predict will change campus dynamics. The GAC is a conscious attempt to transform learning at the institution—in ways which will not only impact how students and faculty interact, but, potentially, how the Lower Eastern Shore relates to the SU academic community.

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SU Breaks Ground on New $19M Sea Gull Stadium During Homecoming

Sea Gull Stadium renderingSalisbury University’s 2014 Homecoming and Family Weekend has a special significance for  SU athletics and its fans: On Saturday, October 18, the University unveils the designs of its new $19 million stadium, as well as a planned $10 million renovation of its athletics fields and other facilities. This comes at the official groundbreaking for  Sea Gull Stadium.

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Remember Caruthers Hall With a Commemorative Brick

For community members who have special memories of Caruthers Hall and the campus school, a limited number of bricks from the building are available through the University’s Alumni Office and its website. Each brick has a commemorative plaque that reads: “Salisbury State Teachers College Demonstration School to Salisbury University Caruthers Hall, 1955-2013, the foundation on which educational excellence was built.”

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'Kiplinger's' Again Ranks SU Among 100 Best Values

KiplingersFor 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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