SU set to honor 741 fall graduates this weekend

Some 741 graduates receive their degrees during Salisbury University’s 94th-year Fall Commencement on Saturday at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. During the ceremony, the SU Alumni Association presents its annual Faculty Appreciation Awards. This year’s recipients are Drs. William Campbell (Nursing) of the College of Health and Human Services, Anjali Pandey (English) of the […]

Broadway star Jennifer Wills returns to teach at SU

For Broadway star Jennifer Hope Wills, Salisbury University and the Eastern Shore are home. Throughout her two decades in New York, where she starred in multiple shows including a nearly four-year run as Christine Daaé in the “The Phantom of the Opera,” it was always on her mind to return to the area. This semester […]

Thousands participate in Sea Gull Century bike tour

The 31st annual Sea Gull Century bicycle tour dre thousands of cyclists to the Lower Eastern Shore on Saturday. Under breezy weather conditions and cloudy skies, participants rode in either the traditional 100-mile Assateague century, offering panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and a glimpse of wild ponies, or the 64-mile Princess Anne metric route, […]

Sea Gull Century riders in town this weekend

Salisbury University has issued a traffic advisory for Saturday as more than 4,000 cyclists are expected to participate in the 31st Sea Gull Century bike ride. Near the SU campus, heavy bicycle traffic is expected from 6 to 9 a.m., especially on Route 13, Milford Street and South Division Street. Southbound traffic on South Division […]

Salisbury Rising 2019: SU achieves top ranking from U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report today named Salisbury University one of its Best Colleges for 2020. “SU’s continued standing among the U.S. News rankings is a validation of our efforts to provide an outstanding educational experience in which dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff support student success,” said SU Provost and Senior Vice President of […]

Services set Aug. 4 for Garnette Belle Crawford

Garnette Bell Crawford, 88, of Ocean Pines, wife of the late Salisbury University President Dr. Norman C. Crawford, Jr., died Friday, July 19, 2019. Born in Newport, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Robert Bell and Margaret White Bell. Her husband of 60 years, who in the 1970s headed the then-Salisbury State College, […]

Eli Modlin named SU’s new Chief Of Staff

Salisbury University President Dr. Charles Wight has named Eli Modlin his new Chief Of Staff, effective next week. Modlin, an SU alumnus, has served as Deputy Chief Of Staff and Director of Government and Community Relations since 2016. “Eli has an extraordinary abilit to advocate for SU, working with important external partners, across campus and […]

SU launches new major fund-raising initiative

At Salisbury University, mathematics and computer science major Lela Bones conducts research on brain-computer interfacing, using brainwaves to control prosthetics in Henson Science Hall. This summer, she will continue her research at Johns Hopkins University as a winner of the prestigious Amgen Scholarship. One building over, in Fulton Hall, music major Sara Miller trains in […]

SU women fall in national championship lacrosse game

The No. 7 Salisbury University women’s lacrosse team fell to No. 3 Middlebury College in the national championship game of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Lacrosse Tournament on Sunday afternoon at Randolph-Macon College, 14-9. “The game was a battle,” Head Coach Jim Nestor said. “We were there. We had a nice little spurt on […]

GOP presidential challenger Bill Weld to visit Salisbury

Bill Weld, the first Republican to announce he will challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primary election, will speak at Salisbury University at 1 p.m., June 4, in Holloway Hall. The event will be sponsored by SU’s Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement, the Greater Salisbury Committee and the Salisbury Area Chamber of […]