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Johnson C'70 Receives Alumna Service Award
Sandra Kelley Johnson, C70, of Charlotte, N.C., received the Alumna Service Award from Salem College, bestowed during Reunion Weekend festivities, April 24-26. Johnson graduated from Salem in 1970 with a bachelors degree in history, and earned her masters degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her past work experience includes...
Dean Watts C'80 Receives Distinguished Career Award
Katherine Knapp Watts, member of the Class of 1980 and the dean of admissions and financial aid at Salem, received the annual Distinguished Career Award during Reunion Weekend 2010. Watts, who grew up in Lexington, VA, graduated summa cum laude from Salem with a bachelors degree in American studies and...
Hoffman C'10 Receives Oesterlein Award
Jennifer Hoffman C'10 recently received the 2010 Oesterlein Award from Salem College during the annual Founders Day ceremony on April 23. The Oesterlein Award is named in honor of Salems first teacher when it was founded as a school for girls in 1772. Candidates are nominated by members of the...
Salem Artists, Writers Honored This Week
This week features two opportunities to pay tribute to the creative spirits that are alive and well at Salem College. Celebrating Salem Writers will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in Shirley Recital Hall. This event, which is free, showcases the creative talent of Salem?s students. Join us for a...
Dr. Stollman Returns to Salem as Commencement Speaker
Dr. Jennifer Stollman, former faculty member at Salem College, now on the faculty at Fort Lewis College in Colorado, will give the commencement address on Saturday, May 22. She was invited back to the campus as the keynote speaker by the graduating class. Dr. Stollmans speech will be entitled Paradigms...
Third Certificate Program to be Offered at Salem
Beginning this fall, men and women ages 23 and up may enroll at Salem College through the Fleer Center for Adult Education and complete the courses requirements for a certificate in accounting. This is the third certificate program to be offered at Salem, joining Not-for-Profit Management and Injury Preventive Keyboard...
Salem Picked for Summer Leadership Institute
Salem College has been selected to attend the Greater Expectations Institute on Leadership to Make Excellence Inclusive, sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU). Salem is one of 20 institutions of higher learning invited. During the five-day institute, which will be held at Vanderbilt University from June...
New Major in Race and Ethnicity Studies to be Offered
A new major in Race and Ethnicity Studies (REST), has been announced for fall 2010. The REST major will be an interdisciplinary program devoted to the critical examination of race and ethnicity, complementing Salem's dedication to global awareness and inquiry. There are three core courses and eight elective courses to...
International Literary Awards Announced
The Salem College Center for Women Writers announces the winners of the seventh annual International Literary Awards. The winners were chosen from more than 600 entries in poetry, fiction and nonfiction representing 48 states and nine countries. The winner of each genre will receive $1,200. An honorarium of $150 will...
Growth of PE Department Leads to Staff Promotions
The growth this past year in Salem's physical education department as well as new programs (exercise science major, coaching minor) means that several members of the department have recently accepted additional duties. The announcement was made by Dr. Kim Fierke, director. Jay Callahan, full-time soccer coach and sports information director,...
Three Student Athletes Receive Awards
Tatum Justice, Michala Michaux and Julie Piernikowski were honored with the highest awards in the Salem Athletic Department during the departments recent end-of-the-year celebration. Justice was recognized as the Anne Woodward Student-Athlete of the Year. This award is presented to the Salem College athlete who has achieved team and individual...
Hines-Gaither Receives Pfohl Faculty Award
Krishauna Hines-Gaither received the annual Pfohl Faculty Award at the Honors Convocation held May 12 at Salem College. She earned an associates degree from Forsyth Tech and then entered Salem College holding a scholarship given to a student who demonstrated academic excellence in the area of foreign language. Graduating from...
Dean McElaney-Johnson Receives "Woman of Vision" Award
Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, Dean of the College, and Professor of French at Salem College, received a Woman of Vision award from the YWCA at an annual luncheon held May 13. In her role as Vice President, McElaney-Johnson serves on the schools executive team...
Senior Bigsby Receives Pfohl Student Award
Julie Bigsby C'10 received the 2009-2010 Pfohl Student Award during the annual Honors Convocation, held May 13. Bigsby has been a role model as a leader and active member of the Salem campus community. During her four years at Salem, she excelled in academics, athletics, leadership and service. She was...
Fleer Center Seniors Receive Awards
A number of seniors who will graduate on Saturday, May 22 and have studied through the Fleer Center for Adult Education at Salem College were recently recognized with spirit and leadership awards. The Fleer Center Spirit Awards are given to Fleer seniors who truly exemplify the spirit of Salem. They...
Meek C'10 Wins Fulbright Award
Lauren Meek, C10, who will graduate this Saturday, May 22, from Salem with majors in German, English and Creative Writing, has been awarded a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program scholarship to Germany to teach English as a Second Language, the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright...
Outstanding Scholar/Athletes Headed to Salem in Fall
The following outstanding soccer players and students have committed to attend Salem College this fall, according to athletic recruitment director Jay Callahan: -Amanda Orsino was a star forward at Sauquoit Valley High School in Sauquoit, New York where she led her team to the New York Class C State Championship...
Graduation 2010 Focus of Journal Article
Former truck driver Mica Walsh, now with a degree, and the fourth sister in her family to be a Salem grad are focus of an article published in today's Winston-Salem Journal about Commencement 2010. To read the article, please click here.
More New Programs for Fall 2010
A new major, in Public Policy; a minor, in Sport Management; and a new certificate program in Historic Preservation are joining the roster of exciting additions to Salems academic curriculum for fall 2010. Also, there will be a choice of a two types of bachelor's degrees within the new Exercise...
Outstanding Volleyball Recruits Coming to Salem
The following outstanding volleyball players and students have committed to attend Salem College this fall, according to head volleyball coach Amanda Ziemba: -Keri Nolan was a star outside hitter at West Brunswick High School in Calabash, North Carolina where she led her team to a conference championship in 2009. She...