Friday, April 18, 2014
SU Relay For Life Returns Friday, April 25
Since 2002, Salisbury University’s Relay For Life has raised over $900,000 for the American Cancer Society. The goal for this year’s 13th event: push that total toward $1 million. SU’s Relay is consistently among the top collegiate Relays in the nation, and organizers anticipate another highly successful event. Opening ceremonies for the American Cancer Society’s signature fundraiser begin 6 p.m. Friday, April 25, at the SU Intramural Fields. Closing ceremonies are 6 a.m. Saturday, April 26. This year’s theme is “Hope is Music to Our Ears.” SU students Meagan Marziani and Amanda Vancleemput co-chair the event.
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SU Dance Company Presents Annual Spring Concert April 24-27
The Salisbury University Dance Company, directed by Mary Norton, hosts its annual Spring Concert Thursday-Sunday, April 24-27, in Holloway Hall Auditorium. Curtain is 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. The hour-long program features works by guest choreographers, resident faculty members and company members, as well as a guest appearance by SU student Jade Qiu, who performs traditional Chinese dance. Qiu danced professionally in her native China prior to traveling to the United States.
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Sheets-Johnstone Discusses Movement, Philosophy During 34th SU Philosophy Symposium Saturday, April 26
Is there an overlap between bodily movement, art and philosophy? Dr. Maxine Sheets-Johnstone thinks so. The University of Oregon Courtesy Professor of Philosophy joins Salisbury University Philosophy Department faculty to discuss the issue during the 34th annual SU Philosophy Symposium, “Movement: The Foundational Reality of Animate Life Moving in Concert.” The symposium is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, in Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 153.
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SU Hosts 13th Student Research Conference Friday, April 25
Salisbury University students share their research on topics ranging from the sciences, to the liberal arts, to business, to education during the 13th annual SU Student Research Conference (SUSRC) Friday, April 25. Presentations are 12:30-7:30 p.m. in Henson Science Hall and the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. A full schedule of topics, times and locations is available on the conference Web site, www.salisbury.edu/susrc. The event showcases and celebrates student accomplishments.
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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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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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'Kiplinger's' Names SU Among 'Best College Values Under $30,000'
A Salisbury University education continues to be one of the nation’s best values, according to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine. The publication recently named SU among its “25 Best College Values Under $30,000 a year.” The honor comes on the heels of Kiplinger’s naming SU among the Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges” for the past six years. The “25 Best” ranking is part of the publication’s new online “College Finder” tool for parents and prospective students.
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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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