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.

Martin Hunter

SBY Business Journal: SU Welcomes New Reigstrar Martin Hunter

Salisbury University’s new registrar, Martin Hunter, began his higher education career in the classroom, teaching general and behavioral psychology. When positions in that area became scarce following a move to California, he switched to the administrative side of higher ed, finding his niche in financial aid and student records. He comes to SU from St. George’s University. Read More
Martin Hunter

Perdue Hall

Yahoo! Finance: SU Among Campuses with Programs Participating in International Fraud Awareness Week

Perdue Hall
Hundreds of organizations have pledged their support to spread fraud awareness during International Fraud Awareness Week, November 17-23. Universities like SU have planned activities for students, while corporations like Deloitte and General Mills are holding live employee trainings. Governmental and law enforcement organizations around the world also are providing training workshops to officers and administrators. Read More

'I Love Salisbury' group photo

Daily Times: Hundreds of SU Students Participate in 'I Love Salisbury' Community Cleanup

Over 500 students helped spruce up more than 50 residential properties near campus during the Salisbury University Student Government Association's 12th annual "I Love Salisbury" community cleanup event. Photos show some of the work students completed through the initiative. Read More
'I Love Salisbury' group photo

Kimmerly Messick and SU President Charles Wight

SBY Business Journal: $250,000 Kimmerly Messick Scholarship Endowed at SU

Kimmerly Messick and SU President Charles Wight
When Delmarva entrepreneur Kimmerly Messick enrolled at Salisbury University in 1975, she worked two jobs to pay for her tuition. Having made her career as a successful furniture store owner, with retail outlets in Ocean City, MD, and lower Delaware, the alumna wanted to give back to her Alma Mater to help ease financial burdens for today’s students. She achieved that goal by donating $250,000 to endow the Kimmerly Messick Scholarship at SU. Read More

Dr. Mary DiBartolo

SBY Business Journal: SU School of Nursing's 'Focus on Health' Series Celebrates 300th Episode

Some celebrate their big 3-0, but not many get to celebrate their big 3-0-0. This month, PAC 14’s Focus on Health series, produced by Salisbury University’s School of Nursing, reached a special milestone with its 300th episode. Since it first aired in 2002, Focus on Health has opened dialogue about medical conditions and prevalent health care issues in Wicomico County and beyond. The program started with Dr. Lisa Seldomridge, who handed over hosting duties to fellow faculty member Dr. Mary DiBartolo in 2003. Read More
Dr. Mary DiBartolo

Singers' Showcase

Daily Times: Reader 'Blown Away' by SU Music, Theatre Performances

Singers' Showcase
Ocean Pines resident Carol Frazier was "blown away" by SU's semi-annual Singers' Showcase concert, "From Ship to Shore: Celebrating 400 Years of Resilience Through Music" and thought the Bobbi Biron Theatre Program's production of Euripides' Medea was "outstanding." She praised both in a recent letter to the editor, calling the University "a treasure to the Eastern Shore." Read More

Children's House by the Sea

Ocean City Today: Three SU Students Join Believe in Tomorrow Foundation 'Prom Court' Fundraising Competition

This year's Believe in Tomorrow Foundation Prom Court competitors include three SU students among the 10 candidates hoping to raise a combined $200,000 for the Children’s House by the Sea. Shania Bailey, Jordan Cencula and Ryan Milton plan to collect donations on campus and collaborate in a "Bowl to Believe" fundraiser off campus. Fundraising results will be announced during the foundation's annual Prom Night gala in February. Read More
Children's House by the Sea

Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery winners

Technical.ly Baltimore: Fall Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery Winners Announced

Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery winners
At Salisbury University, the latest Ratcliffe Shore Hatchery entrepreneurship competition awarded $95,000 to four businesses, including two from the Baltimore area. The competition, which is organized by SU’s Perdue School of Business, draws startups from around the Mid-Atlantic each semester. Funded through a grant from the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation, it aims to fund entrepreneurs who have new businesses or are launching within six months. Read More