Saturday, October 25, 2014
SU Art Galleries Presents 'Work. Respect. Dignity.'
Immigration is a hot topic in the media on a near-daily basis … but the stories of immigrants themselves seldom receive as much attention. Pictures help share some of these tales during the Salisbury University Art Galleries exhibit “Work. Respect. Dignity. Shared Images and Stories of Maryland’s Eastern Shore Immigrants: An Exhibition of Photographs by Earl Dotter and the Migrant Clinicians Network.”
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SU Art Galleries Presents 'TXTED' September 2-October 25
Salisbury University Art Galleries presents “TXTED” September 2-October 25. “TXTED” explores the ever-evolving conversation between art and language through paintings, photographs, drawings, sculpture and installation using text to illuminate conceptual metaphors, visual insights and other narratives. Curated by for mer SU Art Galleries Manager Marisa Sage, the multi-platform exhibit is spread throughout the University Gallery of Fulton Hall, Electronic Gallery (Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 128) and SU Art Galleries — Downtown Campus.
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Fulton Faculty Colloquia Series Continues This Fall
Faculty in Salisbury University’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts share their research and expertise during this academic year’s Fulton Faculty Colloquia series. Presentations are 3:30 p.m. select Tuesdays from September-April in Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 152.
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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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Dr. Yaba Blay Presents 'One Drop: Fact, Fiction or Fate?' Tuesday, October 28
What exactly is “Blackness”? What does it mean to be Black? Is it a matter of biology or consciousness? And who determines who is Black … and who is not? Dr. Yaba Blay, co-director and assistant teaching professor of Africana studies at Drexel University discusses these questions and more during the presentation “One Drop: Fact, Fiction or Fate?” 7 p.m. Tuesday, October 28, in the Wicomico Room of the 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 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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Salisbury University Officially Breaks Ground on Patricia R. Guerrieri Academic Commons
With 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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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
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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Princeton Review Names SU Among 'Best 379 Colleges'
"The professors here are down-to-earth, friendly, and just passionate about what they are teaching.” You learn “lessons that you will be able to take far beyond the classroom. They don’t teach so that you will pass a test, they teach for life. They’re awesome.” These are some of the student comments about Salisbury University in The Princeton Review’s new 2015 edition of The Best 379 Colleges.
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'U.S. News' Again Names SU Among 'Best Colleges'
U.S. News & World Report today named Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2014. The 573 universities in the Best Regional Universities category are split among four geographic areas — North, South, Midwest and West. In the northern region, SU ranked 65th in the top tier among 181 publics and privates. It also was named among the “Best Colleges for Vets” and “A-plus Schools for B Students.”
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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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'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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