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New Students Arrive for Orientation on August 22
Salem College will welcome new students to campus on Saturday, August 22 beginning at 8 a.m. with move-in assistance from upperclassmen and a wide range of activities for residential, off-campus and transfer students and their parents. Enrollment of new first-year traditional students is up 20 percent for fall 2009. The...
Forbes Ranks Salem as a Best College, Best Buy
Salem College, the nation's oldest continually operating educational institution for women, has received two high rankings in lists recently published by Forbes magazine. Salem ranked no. 67 in Forbes second annual ranking of Americas 600 best colleges. Other prestigious North Carolina institutions included on the list are Davidson College (No....
Wellness Initiatives Highlighted by Local Media
An article in the August 27 Winston-Salem Journal highlighted Salem's newest wellness initiatives as introduced to the community on August 25, Wellness Day. To read the article, please click the link. The day began with almost 50 participating in Yoga on Salem Square at 8:30 a.m. That was followed by...
Faculty Appointments for 2009-2010 Announced
The following new or revised faculty appointments for the 2009-2010 academic year have been announced by Salem College: Melissa Bickey, creative writing/adjunct Ron Cardwell, business and economics dept./assistant professor of accounting Mary Ann Davis, education dept./visiting instructor, education Janice Detter, textile/adjunct Adriana Granados, interior design/adjunct Ed Hartgrove, Fleer Center for...
Staff Hires/Promotions for Academy and College
The following staff hires for the 2009-2010 academic year have been announced by Salem Academy and College: Dieynaba Dia, Salem Academy/ house counselor Esther Gonzalez, Salem College, director of career development/internships Kimberly Herring, Salem Academy/Salem Scholar Lori Lewis, Salem College/financial aid director Jimmie Moore, Salem Academy and College/groundskeeper Kate Refvem,...
Salem Announces New Trustees, Officers
The Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees has added three new members effective July 1, 2009, according to President Susan E. Pauly. Joining the Board of Trustees are Lisa Herron Bankoff C73 of Atlanta, GA, as Alumna Trustee; Mary Martha Whitener Beecy C88 of Charlotte, NC; and L. Duane...
New Board of Visitors Members Announced
The Salem Academy and College Board of Visitors has added four new members effective July 1, 2009, according to President Susan E. Pauly. Joining the Board of Visitors are Liz Denton Baird C83 of Holly Springs, NC; Rosemary Hege C79 of Winston-Salem; Martha Johnston Manning A73 of Winston-Salem; and D....
School of Music on WFDD: Listen Now!
Today on WFDD: Artist in Residence Barbara Lister-Sink shares stories about the amazing Clemens and Margaret Sandresky and their many contributions to Salem College and the entire community. They'll be celebrated with the first annual Clemens and Margaret Sandresky Artist Faculty Concert Series this weekend. To listen to the interview,...
BOOKMARKS Presents John Hodgman at Salem Nov. 13
Author, resident expert on The Daily Show and the PC in the MAC commercials, John Hodgman will be discussing his latest book, More Than You Require, at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 13in Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center. This will be Hodgman's only appearance in North Carolina while he...
Salem, WSSU Present Artist Sheila Pree Bright in October
Salem College is proud to partner with Diggs Gallery at Winston-Salem State University to bring Sheila Pree Bright and her important artistic work to Winston-Salem! Bright's mixed-media work has been featured in a number of solo and group exhibitions including shows at the Smithsonian Anacostia Museum in Washington, D.C.; the...
Women's Colleges Flourishing, According to Article
A recent article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution focused upon the four women's colleges in the state of Georgia and how well they are doing. North Carolina also has four women's colleges -- Peace, Meredith, Bennett and Salem -- that are also flourishing and providing a unique educational experience for...
Two Fundraisers for Salem to be Honored
Two fundraisers connected with Salem Academy and College, one a trustee, one a staff member, will be honored on Monday, November 23 during the Triad's 17th annual National Philanthropy Day (NPD) Awards Luncheon. They are Ann Stone Hanes, member of Salem's Board of Trustees and chair of the just-completed combined...
New Movie Has Salem Locales, Staff Involved
A new film, Wesley, which will have its nationwide premiere on Saturday, November 14 in Winston-Salem, features close ties to Salem Academy and College. The film, by Foundery Pictures, tells the story of Methodist Church founder John Wesley and his brother, hymn composer Charles Wesley, and a portion of their...
Three Salem Teams Have Fine Showing at GSAC
Three Salem teams -- volleyball, cross-country and soccer -- did extremely well during their first-ever appearances in the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) tournament. The Salem College soccer team finished fourth overall in the Great South Athletic Conference with a record in the GSAC of 3-4 and an overall record...
Salem Ranks 2nd Overall in GSAC
The Great South Athletic Office has released the 2009 fall standings for the President's Cup. Maryville leads in the women's standings. Maryville won fall championships in women's soccer and volleyball. Huntingdon won women's cross country. Salem is tied for second place in the eight team conference in the schools first...
Two Nivens Saluted in Article
Penelope Niven, long involved with Salem College, and her daughter, Jennifer, who is appearing at Salem on Tuesday, November 17, are both acclaimed writers. To read the Winston-Salem Journal's article about them, please click here.
Prof. Oczkowicz Publishes Wilder Interviews
Edyta K. Oczkowicz, associate professor of English at Salem College, has published two interviews with notable Thornton Wilder scholars. The first interview is with Penelope Niven, a renowned biographer and writer-in-residence at Salem College. It focuses on Nivens most recent project, Thornton Wilder: A Biography that will be released by...
Two Exhibits Have Opened at Salem
FREE and viewable at the Salem Fine Arts Center are two new exhibits. Through Jan. 29: The Purist: Celebrating the Art of Susan Moore, drawings, paintings and prints. Moore graduated in the Class of 1947. Sales of her work will benefit the Salem Fine Arts Center and Episcopal Relief. Through...
Schildkret Interviewed on WFDD: Holiday Concert
Salem's scholar in residence, David Schildkret, talked to WFDD recently about the upcoming holiday concert by the Piedmont Chamber Singers, which he directs. To listen to the interview, please click here.
Feb. 1 Deadline for International Literary Awards Competition
The Salem College Center for Women Writers is pleased to sponsor its expanded seventh annual International Literary Awards, with prizes in three categories: the Reynolds Price Short Fiction Award for a short story up to 5,000 words; the Rita Dove Poetry Award for a poem of any style up to...