Salisbury University Announces New Graduate School

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More than half a century since the first graduate program at Salisbury University was launched, a new Graduate School has now been established. In 1962, the first graduate program was the Master of Education. Since then, SU’s graduate offerings have grown to include 14 master’s and two doctoral programs. In addition to overseeing SU’s graduate…

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Student Health Needs Addressed With New Vending Machine at Salisbury University

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 Salisbury University students now have ongoing access to needed medications thanks to a new 24-hour “Wellness to Go” vending machine. Director of SU Student Health Services Lindsey Parker says they hope the wellness vending machine allows students to get helpful items for their symptoms even when the office is closed. SU Student Health Services will oversee…

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Share of $4 Million USDE Grant to Increase First-Year Student Success at Salisbury University

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Salisbury University will receive $216,000 over the next four years to increase retention and success for first-year students, thanks to a nearly $4 million Postsecondary Student Success Grant from the U.S. Department of Education to the University System of Maryland (USM). Its share of the grant is dubbed “Maryland’s ABCs for Student Success: Advising, Belonging…

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UPDATED: Emergency Sirens to be Tested at Salisbury University Tuesday

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UPDATED – 01/08/24 – The date of SU’s siren testing has been changed. Testing will now take place Tuesday, January 9. ======================================================== Salisbury University is updating its Emergency Alert System. On Monday the University will install new campus sirens. While the sirens are being installed the alarm and voice features may be tested – these…

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Sea Gull Softball Stadium to be Renamed in Honor of Coach Margie Knight

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Salisbury University’s softball stadium will be renamed in honor of former head coach Margie Knight, who died last July. Knight left a lasting impact on those around her – alumni, family, friends, former players and coaches – who collected sponsorship funds to put her name on the stadium where her teams saw so many years…

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Relocation of Ward Museum Collection to Begin this Summer

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The relocation of the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art collection will begin this summer. The museum will move from its location at Schumaker Pond to the Powell building on West Main Street – next to Salisbury University Downtown. Effective July 1 of this year, the University will no longer maintain an operating agreement with the…

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Gov. Wes Moore lauds Salisbury University’s “Remarkable” Fulbright Student Successes

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Maryland Governor Wes Moore during this week’s Board of Public Works meeting, lauding Salisbury University for being named the nation’s No. 1 master’s-level producer of Fulbright Students for 2022-23. Last week, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs named SU the nation’s top producer of Fulbright Students in the Master’s Carnegie…

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Salisbury University Adds New HR Management Minor; Announces Increase in Merit Scholarship Funding for Fall, 2023

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A new human resources management minor will be added at Salisbury University scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023. Human Resources is one of the fastest growing–and evolving–fields in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Not every business has a dedicated HR department though, and so rather than relying on non-HR…

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Plans to Expand Broadband Internet Technology in Maryland

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The process to expand Broadband Internet technology in Maryland is underway. Salisbury University’s Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative has earned a $2.44 million grant from the Office of Statewide Broadband. A new year-long project will include collecting, analyzing, and visualizing the broadband Internet capacity across Maryland. Project manager Mary Buffington says that now, more than…

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UPDATED: Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Century Saturday

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Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Century bike tour is today and cyclists will leave the campus for two optional routes across the Lower Eastern Shore. The tour is full – there will be no on-site registration. Riders for the 100 mile tour will leave between 7 and 9am. Starting time for the 63-mile tour is between…

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“We Are SU” Campaign Raises $75.1-Million

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Salisbury University’s largest-ever campaign has exceeded its goal of $75-million. The “We Are S.U.” campaign lasted three years, and in all has raised more than $75.1-million. “This is an exciting day for Salisbury University,” SU President Charles Wight said. “This campaign has been an incredible effort from each and every person associated with SU who…

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Salisbury University Hosts Panel Discussion On Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

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Salisbury University is hosting a program on campus and virtually, “Conflict in Crisis: The Global Significance of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine.” Faculty across several disciplines will take part in the panel discussion tonight (Tuesday) starting at 7:00 p.m. The panel is expected to “examine the situation through different disciplinary perspectives to demonstrate the stakes…

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Local Man’s Estate Provides Lasting Educational Legacy

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Three colleges and universities on the Eastern Shore are getting shares of $8.9-million in gifts from the estate of a Salisbury-area resident. The funds will go toward scholarships and financial aid. George E- Miles, who was raised in Memphis, graduated from Georgia Tech and worked at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, spent most of his adult…

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Salisbury University Donates Thousands Of COVID-19 Rapid Test Kits

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Salisbury University has donated about 4,000 COVID-19 rapid antigen tests to local organizations that serve the area’s homeless population. The Lower Shore Vulnerable Populations Task Force will make the tests available. Organizations that may offer these kits include HOPE Center, Hands and Hearts Ending Homelessness, Fenix Youth Project, Salisbury Christian Shelter, Salisbury Housing First, Rebirth…

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Oct. Happenings Will Draw Crowds – And Traffic

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October happenings will draw crowds this weekend, and are likely to generate traffic. Motorists should be aware of closures, detours and potential delays. -Bridgeville’s Apple Scrapple Festival is today and tomorrow. Local roads will be closed or restricted. -Dewey Goes Pink on Saturday could also result in delays on Route 1 in the area of…

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National Folk Festival Sweet Music For Salisbury Economy

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The recent 80th National Folk Festival in Salisbury has the Crossroads of Delmarva singing a happy tune. An economic impact study indicates that the festival drew about 91,000 people over its three days, and that it generated about $19.8-million in economic activity. The study conducted by BEACON, the Business and Economic Community Outreach Network at…

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Graduation Week for Salisbury University

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Salisbury University Police Department has issued a traffic advisory for SU’s Class of 2021 Grad Walk, scheduled Thursday-Sunday, May 13-16, at Sea Gull Stadium. On those dates, Wayne Street will be closed between Bateman and Power streets to accommodate the expected pedestrian flow from the event’s designated parking area at SU’s Wayne Street Parking Garage.…

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Salisbury U. Plans For Regular Campus Operations In Fall

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Salisbury University plans to make most classes available on campus for the start of the fall semester. University officials said Wednesday that the SU community’s diligence and national efforts to combat the virus such as vaccines will likely make it possible to resume most activities. Some safety measures are still likely to remain in place…

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