SU in the Media

Each year, hundreds of news articles and broadcasts share good news about Salisbury University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Below are recent media coverage highlights.

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Daily Record: SU M.S.W. Earns Reader Ranking Award for Best Online Degree Program in Maryland

Readers of the Daily Record, a Baltimore-based business newspaper, have voted Salisbury University's Master of Social Work program among the best online degree programs in Maryland. The Record's Reader Ranking Award recipients, including SU, will be honored during a banquet in October, at which the No. 1 selection in each category will be named. Read More
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U.S. News and World Report: SU Ranked Among the 2020 Best Colleges

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U.S. News & World Report has ranked Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2020. The 558 institutions in U.S. News’ Best Regional Universities category are split among four geographic areas — North, South, Midwest and West. In the northern region, SU ranked 75th in the top tier among 170 publics and privates, and 47th among the north’s “Best Value Schools.” SU also once again made the publication’s list of “A+ Schools for B Students” and “Best Colleges for Veterans.” Read More

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Daily Record: SU Seeks Approval for Data Science Degree as Need Grows

Salisbury University plans to launch a data science major, joining other universities that are hoping to meet the growing demand by employers for students with data experience. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents' Education Policy and Student Life Committee approved the new Bachelor of Science in Data Science Friday. It will likely be approved by the full board later this month and also requires approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission. Read More
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SBY Business Journal: Washington Monthly Again Names SU a 'Best Bang for the Buck' College

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For the seventh consecutive year, Washington Monthly magazine has named Salisbury University one of “America’s Best Bang for the Buck Colleges.” The list spotlights schools that “help non-wealthy students attain marketable degrees at affordable prices.”  SU was ranked at No. 149 among master’s-level universities nationwide and No. 138 among all universities in the Northeast. With over 1,500 schools examined, this places SU among the top 20 percent nationwide. Read More

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WBOC: Salisbury University Aims to Bring Diverse Teachers to Classrooms Across Delmarva

Salisbury University is hoping to bring more diverse teachers into the classrooms.The university recently received a five-year, $2.1 million College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) award from the Department of Education to assist first-year, full-time students who are engaged, or whose parents are engaged, in migrant and other seasonal farm work. Read More
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Dr. Jill Caviglia-Harris

CBS News: Dr. Jill Caviligia-Harris on Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest

Dr. Jill Caviglia-Harris

The wildfires charring huge swaths of the Amazon rainforest might seem an ocean away from the raging trade war between the U.S. and China. But that conflict — specifically China's hunger for soybeans — is fueling what many see as an emerging ecological disaster. Dr. Jill Caviglia-Harris, professor of economics at Salisbury University, who has been studying the region for 20 years, believes more deforestation is imminent, with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro a catalyst.

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WMDT: Salisbury University Receives Grant to Keep Migrant Workers to Teach

A substantial grant could help keep migrant workers in Salisbury. It’s all part of a 2.1 million dollar grant Salisbury University received from the Department of Education. It’s no secret that Maryland is rich in farmland, but representatives from the University say that a lot of times, people come to work on those farms, but then leave. This grant aims to keep those workers in the area by giving them a chance to become early-childhood educators.

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Dr. James King

SBY Business Journal: SU’s King Selected for National Fulbright Specialist Roster

Dr. James King

Dr. James King, associate professor of English at Salisbury University, has been selected for a three-year term on the national Fulbright Specialist Roster, August 2019-2022. The Fulbright Specialist Program, part of the larger Fulbright Program, was established in 2001 by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It pairs highly qualified U.S. academics and professionals with host institutions abroad to share their expertise, strengthen institutional linkages, hone their skills, gain international experience, and learn about other cultures while building capacity at their overseas host institutions.

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