COVID-19 Precautions Continue for Spring Semester

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.

Holloway Hall

SBY Business Journal: SU Offers Wide Variety of Summer Courses

For students studying at Salisbury University, other four-year institutions or community colleges; high school graduates looking to get a jump start on their college education; or professionals looking to broaden their horizons, SU’s summer courses may be a perfect fit. Offered in two sessions – June 2-July 7 and July 12-August 13 – many summer courses at SU are taught virtually, meaning they may be “attended” from anywhere with internet access. Registration is now open. Read More
Holloway Hall
Kara French

Global Sisters Report: SU's French Discusses Evolving Acceptance of Catholic Nuns in U.S. History

Kara French
Today, nuns throughout the U.S. work with immigrants, teaching English, advocating for humane treatment of workers and defending the rights of undocumented families. In those roles, they attract mostly positive notice, but it wasn't always that way. In the 19th century, immigrant nuns were viewed with profound hostility by members of the Protestant establishment. Dr. Kara French, Salisbury University associate professor of history, discusses the gradual acceptance of nuns in U.S. history. Read More
SU President Charles Wight

WBOC: SU's COVID-19 Rate Remains Below 1 Percent as Fall Considerations Continue

Salisbury University President Charles Wight has announced SU's COVID-19 positivity rate remains under 1% and is encouraging students faculty and staff to get vaccinated when they are able to do so. Earlier this spring, Wight announced SU's plans to hold its fall 2021 semester with most classes on campus, adding that COVID-19 precautions likely would still be in place. Read More
SU President Charles Wight
'Saving San Domingo'

WMDT: New Tom Horton Documentary Focuses on San Domingo

'Saving San Domingo'
In his new documentary, Saving San Domingo, Salisbury University adjunct environmental studies faculty and filmmaker Tom Horton focuses on the small Wicomico County community founded in 1820 by free Blacks, where the residents continue to celebrate the history of their founding ancestors 200 years later. Horton's film shares that history and attempts by the area's current residents to keep their heritage alive. Read More
Drs. Paul Scovell and Mike O'Loughlin

SBY Business Journal: SU Honors 133 with 2021 Service Awards

Salisbury University recently recognized some 133 employees with more than 2,000 years of service to the University at the annual Service Awards reception, held in a virtual format. Those recognized for the longest service included Drs. Paul Scovell (Communication) and Michael O’Loughlin (political science), each honored for 40 years. Read More
Drs. Paul Scovell and Mike O'Loughlin
UMES

WBOC: SU Students, Faculty Assist With COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at UMES

UMES
A steady stream of University of Maryland Eastern Shore students, faculty and staff took advantage of an on-campus COVID vaccine clinic with a turnout organizers said encouraged them that headway is being made in the fight against the pandemic. Staffers from the Somerset County Health Department, students and faculty from UMES' pharmacy school and their counterparts from Salisbury University assisted during the event. Read More
David Weber

WUSA: SU's Weber Discusses the Use of Deadly Force in Protecting Property

Montgomery County, MD, officials are troubled by the report of a double-fatal shooting allegedly involving a Pentagon police officer after he thought he saw two individuals breaking into a car, according to reports. David Weber, Salisbury University clinical assistant professor of accounting and law, clarified that Maryland does not allow the use of deadly force to protect property. Read More
David Weber
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Southern Maryland Chronicle: SUPD Among Maryland Law Enforcement Agencies Increasing Enforcement During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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Each year, distracted driving contributes to more than 26,000 injuries and 180 fatalities on Maryland roads, according to the state's motor vehicle administration. The Salisbury University Police Department is among 40 Maryland law enforcement agencies pledging to help lower those numbers by increasing enforcement during Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. Read More