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SU President Advances Global Partnerships in Spain

Advancing collaboration and global partnerships, Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach recently met with Dr. Adelaida de la Calle Martín, the Rector of the University of Málaga in southern Spain. The two leaders discussed topics including faculty collaboration on teaching and research, study abroad opportunities for  SU students in Spain, and English language offerings for  University of Málaga students in Salisbury.

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Cecile McLorin Salvant Performs at SU Thursday, October 30

The New York Times has hailed Cécile McLorin Salvant as extending the lineage of Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald. The Grammy Award-nominated singer performs at Salisbury University 7 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

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SU Named a 'Great Affordable Eco-Friendly College'

Best Choice Schools, a website dedicated to providing college information for  students, recently lauded Salisbury University’s “green” efforts … in more ways than one. The site has named SU among the nation’s “50 Great Affordable Eco-Friendly Colleges.”

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Nabb, Chipman Centers Host Maryland Emancipation Day Celebration Saturday, November 1

As the Civil War raged on, slaves in Maryland were freed on November 1, 1864, under the new Maryland Constitution abolishing slavery in the state. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture and the Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center commemorate the 150th anniversary of that historic date during a Maryland Emancipation Day celebration 7 p.m. Saturday, November 1, at the Chipman Center, 323 Broad St., Salisbury.

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Salisbury Film Society Screens 'Twenty Feet From Stardom' at SU Sunday, November 2

Twenty Feet From StardomOne of the most popular and critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning documentaries in recent years, Twenty Feet From Stardom, will be shown 2:30 p.m. Sunday, November 2, in Fulton Hall 111, at Salisbury University. The next offering by the Salisbury Film Society, the 2013 documentary looks at the lives of backup singers for  the Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Lou Reed and more. It includes interviews and appearances by Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Bette Midler and others.

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Requests Sought for 'I Love Salisbury' Cleanup Day

Hundreds of Salisbury University students are expected to help clean up public, private and non-profit properties during the seventh annual “I Love Salisbury” event Saturday, November 8. Individuals and non-profits seeking assistance with yard work, cleaning, sweeping and other household chores should fill out an online request for m at www.salisbury.edu/campusgov/sga by Friday, October 31.


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SU Hosts Third Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Salisbury University hosts its third annual Native American Heritage Month celebration October 30-November 21. Events begin with an interactive live art demonstration by Nike designer Bunky Echo-Hawk 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Echo-Hawk discusses the state of Indian Country today and produces a painting inspired by conversations and input from the audience. The finished work will be displayed on loan at SU.



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Ballroom Dance Classes Held at SU This Fall

With origins in 19th-century England, ballroom dancing has maintained its popularity over centuries. As part of its fall “Europe: Old and New” cultural events series, Salisbury University offers a series of ballroom dance classes taught by instructor Marly Lynk 5 p.m. select Mondays in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall.

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Echo-Hawk Presents Live Art Demonstration at SU Thursday, October 30

Poet, playwright and artist Bunky Echo-Hawk inaugurates Salisbury University’s third annual Native American Heritage Month celebration with an interactive live art demonstration 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center.

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U.S. Senator Tom Carper Speaks at SU Thursday, October 30

U.S. Senator Tom CarperU.S. Senator Tom Carper of Delaware speaks to students and other members of the campus community at 2 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in Nanticoke Room A of the Guerrieri University Center. Carper discusses the Constitution, environmental issues and his personal experience in politics, followed by a question-and-answer session. The senator has been elected to statewide public office in Delaware some 13 times, beginning with the first of three terms as state treasurer in 1976 at age 29. He served five terms as a U.S. congressman for  Delaware before being elected governor in 1992. He has served the state as a U.S. senator since 2001, today chairing the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

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Chesapeake Bay Environmental Legend Fowler Speaks at SU Wednesday, October 29

Bernie Fowler wade-inFor a quarter-century, for mer Maryland Senator Bernie Fowler has hosted wade-ins on Southern Maryland’s Patuxent River to help others understand the importance of Maryland’s longest river. On Wednesday, October 29, Fowler discusses “Bernie’s Toes: 90 Years in the Life of a Chesapeake Bay River and Its Legendary Defender.” His presentation, rescheduled from last spring, is 7 p.m. in Henson Science Hall Room 243.

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SU Pi Gamma Mu Chapter Earns National Award

Pi Gamma MuSalisbury University’s Maryland Gamma Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the international honor society of the social sciences, recently received the prestigious Roll of Distinction Award. The honor, announced during Pi Gamma Mu’s 2014 Triennial Meeting in Charleston, SC, is the highest award presented to chapters for  service to their campuses and communities.

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SU Alumna's Legacy Continues Through Art Installation

Salisbury University art major Shannon Brooks may have graduated from SU last May, but her legacy continues.  “Mimicry,” a work by the Carroll County, MD, resident, has been installed in the Fireside Lounge of SU’s Guerrieri University Center.



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Guerrieri Center Art Space Presents Works by Kelcie Mack October 2-30

The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “Corporeal: A Study in Human Form” by Salisbury University junior B.F.A. major Kelcie Mack, October 2-30. Mack, from Spring Heights, NJ, is a member of SU’s Bellavance Honors Program, the Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society and the Club Field Hockey team. After earning her degree from SU, she hopes to attend graduate school and work for  a museum or gallery while still producing her own art.

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SU Hosts Bus Trip to Williamsburg Sunday, December 7

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Office of Cultural Affairs sponsors a bus trip to the Grand Illumination in Williamsburg, VA, Sunday, December 7.

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