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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Sunday, October 26, 2014

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

Salisbury 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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SU Alumnae Begin Careers in Film

Two recent Salisbury University alumnae are going Hollywood … via New York. Amber Augone of Bronx, NY, and Tori Paris of Westminster, MD, both earned their degrees from SU earlier this year — Augone in theatre and Paris in communication arts. It wasn’t long before their SU connections led from diplomas to jobs in New York’s film industry.

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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 by Friday, October 31.

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SU Musical Theatre Workshop Presents 'Be Our Guest' October 24-26

Salisbury University’s Musical Theatre Workshop performers invite community members to take the theme of this year’s cabaret-style show literally: Be Our Guest. Directed by Dr. Darrell Mullins of the Communication Arts Department, with musical direction by Dr. William Folger, chair of the Department of Music, performances are Friday-Sunday, October 24-26, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. Curtain is 8 p.m. Friday, 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

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'Stash Your Trash' Make-a-Heron Workshops at SU

Salisbury University’s Environmental Studies Department holds two “Make-a-Heron” workshops this fall in connection with the heron sculpture contest hosted by the City of Salisbury and Wicomico County’s “Stash Your Trash” program. Workshops are 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, October 25 and November 8, at the Environmental Studies house on College Avenue. Those who RSVP by Friday, October 10, will be eligible to have a framework for  the project constructed for  them, upon request.

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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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Sea Gull Century Scholarship Applications Due Dec. 1

The Sea Gull Century Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for  its annual awards for  Salisbury University students. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors who have contributed to or participated in the bike ride and who have a minimum 3.0 GPA are eligible

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Keohane Continues Writers-on-the-Shore Series Friday, October 24

Writer and editor Joe Keohane continues Salisbury University’s Writers on the Shore series 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 24, in the Worcester Room of the Commons. An articles editor for  Esquire magazine, Keohane has served as editor-in-chief of the alternative newspaper Boston’s Weekly Dig and freelanced for  GQ, The New York Times, Slate, The Washington Post, New York magazine and The Boston Globe, among others.

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SU Named Among '50 Great Affordable Eco-Friendly Colleges'

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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Vienna Boys Choir Tickets Sold Out

Vienna Boys ChoirTickets for  the Vienna Boys Choir concert 7 p.m. Thursday, October 23, in Holloway Hall Auditorium, are sold out. Ticket holders must be seated by 15 minutes prior to curtain. Seats not filled at that time will be released to standby patrons on a first-come, first-served basis. A standby list will be kept at the door. Admission is free. For more information call 410-543-6271.

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Third Round of Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery Presentations Set Friday, October 24, at SU

The third round of a five-year, $1 million program to create new jobs begins Friday, October 24, at Salisbury University as entrepreneurs vie for  a portion of $200,000 in business funding. Last year, the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation announced the $1 million gift to SU’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business to establish The Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation Shore Hatchery. Its goal: to fund entrepreneurs and have new businesses opening within six months, with the potential of employing three or more within a year.

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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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'Delmarvans at War' Exhibit Returns to Nabb Research Center August 25-December 12

Civil WarFamilies throughout the Delmarva Peninsula were greatly impacted by both Union and Confederate supporters and events during the Civil War era. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the exhibit “Delmarvans at War.” The installation returns to the center’s gallery, 190 Wayne Street, from August 25-December 12.

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Nabb Center Presents 'Mapping Delmarva's Past' Exhibit August 25-December 12

Virginia MapBefore GPS, before MapQuest, there were actual maps. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture explores the area through the eyes of some of the earliest cartographers in “Mapping Delmarva’s Past.” The exhibit is on display in the center’s gallery, 190 Wayne Street, from August 25-December 12.

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Slovakia's Kmec Continues the SU Ambassador Lecture Series on October 28.

Peter Kmec, ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the United States, continues Salisbury University’s Ambassador Lecture Series 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 28, in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall. He speaks about the “Success Story of Slovakia in Europe.”

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