Tuesday, March 11, 2014
SU Seeks Nominations for 2014 Community Leadership Awards
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 2014 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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Electronic Gallery Presents McCoy Exhibit January 30-April 5
Kevin and Jennifer McCoy call themselves artists. New York Magazine calls them “wizards.” The husband-and-wife artists from Brooklyn, NY, bring their works to Salisbury University during an exhibit January 30-April 5 in the Electronic Gallery, located in Teacher Education and Technology Center (TETC) Room 128. As part of this exhibition, the McCoys have created a new work titled “Marisa's Office.” Extending from their curatorial practice, the McCoys use live internet-enabled cameras to film artwork in situ.
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Sea Gull Century Art Contest Entries Sought
Salisbury University has announced the return of the Sea Gull Century Art Contest. Organizers are searching for an artist to create an image to be featured on T-shirts and promotional materials for the 2014 Century, scheduled Saturday, September 27. Entry deadline is 5 p.m. Monday, March 10.
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Perdue Entrepreneurship Competitions Offer $50K in Prizes
Have an idea to create a new business or transform an existing one? Want to win a share of up to $50,000 in cash and prizes? Salisbury University students across all majors are invited to participate in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business’ 2014 Entrepreneurship Competitions on Friday, April 11.
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Nabb Gallery Presents 'Delmarvans at War' Exhibit January 27-May 26
Both Union and Confederate supporters impacted families throughout the Delmarva Peninsula and further into the tri-state area in the 1860s. 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 is on display in the center’s gallery, 190 Power Street, from January 27-May 16.
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'Native Americans: First Contact' Exhibit Returns to Nabb Gallery January 27-March 14
For thousands of years, Native Americans for ged a rich and dynamic culture on the Delmarva Peninsula, and it was uniquely theirs. The arrival of European settlers in the 17th century changed all that. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture examines the cultural shifts that occurred during that period with the return of the exhibit “Native Americans: First Contact on Lower Delmarva.” The installation is on display in the center’s gallery, 190 Power Street, from January 27-March 14.
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University System of Maryland Celebrates 25 Years
The University System of Maryland (USM) is 25 years old, and the SU community is invited to participate in the celebration. Throughout the 2013-14 academic year, the milestone will be observed with a look at the positive impact that USM has had — and continues to have — on the quality of life in Maryland and beyond. Visit www.usmd.edu/25 for a USM timeline, a link to the story of how the system came to be, and some interesting facts about the system’s impact.
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Guerrieri Family Foundation Announces $8 Million Gift for SU Academic Commons
One of the Eastern Shore’s leading philanthropies, the Guerrieri Family Foundation, has announced an $8 million gift for the construction of a new Academic Commons, including a state-of-the-art library, at Salisbury University. This is one of the largest private donations for a capital project in the campus’ history. The gift is made in memory of Patricia R. Guerrieri, an SU alumna for whom the new complex will be named.
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'Kiplinger's' Again Ranks SU Among 100 Best Values
For 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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'U.S. News' Names SU Among 'Best Colleges'
U.S. News & World Report has named Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2014. “Our award-winning faculty and dedicated staff help attract, teach and support outstanding students,” said Dr. Diane Allen, SU provost and senior vice president of academic affairs. “Rankings like these are a tribute to their hard work.”
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'Princeton Review' Names SU a 'Best Value'
The Princeton Review, in partnership with USA Today, has named Salisbury University among its Top 80 “Best Value” Public Colleges in the nation for 2014. The accolade comes on the heels of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s recently naming SU among its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges.” The Princeton Review lauds SU’s “stellar academic programs coupled with the benefit of a state school price tag.”
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'Princeton Review' Again Names SU Among 'Best Colleges'
“Salisbury strives not only to challenge students academically, but to make them well-rounded as possible.” “I have met so many amazing, captivating professors while at Salisbury. They make the classes interesting and real.” This is what students are saying about Salisbury University in The Princeton Review’s recently released The Best 378 Colleges. This marks the 15th consecutive year SU has been included in the national guidebook.
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Emergency Notification Registration Available for Campus Community
As part of ongoing efforts to ensure the safety of the campus community, Salisbury University has implemented an emergency notification system that sends text and voice messages in the event of an emergency. Students, faculty and staff must register to receive the emergency alerts.
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