Partners for Progress
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SU Comes to You

Sustainability, health, family life—many of SU’s outreach organizations offer off-campus programs and services meeting a variety of needs.
 

design element BEACON - Business Economic and Community Outreach Network
   

A unit of the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business, BEACON offers business, community, economic, workforce and community development, consulting and assistance to a variety of organizations. Partners include businesses, government agencies and non-profit community-based groups.

design element BST (Bacterial Source Tracking) Laboratory
   

SU’s Bacterial Source Tracking Laboratory works with the Maryland Department of the Environment to identify the probable sources of bacterial contamination in Maryland’s waterways using DNA fingerprinting and antibiotic resistance analysis.

design element Center for Community and Family Life
   

The center seeks to assist public and private agencies, organizations and community groups with effective program planning, development and evaluation services. The center strives to enhance the quality of life for individuals, families and communities.

design element Center for Conflict Resolution
   

The center’s mission is to foster peace building through the teaching and training of conflict analysis and resolution process skills. This requires the careful study of conflict process dynamics, introspection and practice that prepares an individual to effectively promote and foster nonviolent, collaborative and peaceful ways to resolve conflicts.

design element Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative
   

The cooperative provides mapping and GIS (geographic information systems) technical assistance to county and municipal governments on the Middle and Lower Eastern Shore of Maryland.

design element Healthy U of Delmarva
   

Founded by community leader Mitzi Perdue, this program takes a community approach to better living through diet and exercise, hosting special events for members and non-members throughout the year.

design element Salisbury's Promise Alliance
   

This organization creates partnerships and helps expand programs for the youth of Wicomico County.

design element ShoreCorps/PALS (Partnership for Adolescents on the Lower Shore)
   

SU’s AmeriCorps program partners with local schools and community-based organizations serving at-risk youth and adolescents in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester counties.

design element ShoreEnergy
   

Combining an expertise in business needs and environmental concerns, ShoreEnergy is an impartial clearinghouse for answers to local, regional and national energy-related questions. The organization encourages emerging energy-related research and educational activities and provides a public resource for energy questions and classroom materials. ShoreEnergy’s goal is to promote the use of state-of-the-art energy technologies while minimizing economic, social and environmental impact. 

design element Speakers Bureau
   

More than 300 faculty and staff with remarkable expertise are available to speak to groups and at events throughout the area.

design element Volunteer Center
   

Area organizations may post requests for assistance from the center’s more than 500 registered student volunteers.