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News & Press Release Archive

Archived news and press releases.

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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Hendricks C'00 Receives Young Alumna Award

Ginger Hendricks of Winston-Salem is the winner of the 2010 Young Alumna Award, awarded to her during the annual Reunion Weekend celebration at Salem College, held April 24-26. Hendricks, a member of the Class of 2000, grew up in Asheboro, NC, and graduated with a major in communications and a...

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Roy Davis Jr. Receives Salem's Sullivan Award

Roy Davis Jr. of Concord, NC received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award from Salem Academy and College during a ceremony held on Founders Day, April 24, 2010. The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award was established as a permanent reminder of the noblest of human qualities as expressed and followed in the...

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Salem Announces New Programs for Fall 2010

Updated 5/24/10: Four new majors, two new minors, two new certificate program and two new licensure programs will be part of the educational curriculum at Salem College beginning in the fall of 2010. Majors Womens Studies will be an interdisciplinary program focusing on the role of gender in the development...

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Hutton's Easter Maus Book Reviewed

Salem art professor John Hutton's latest installment in the Sister Maus books -- this one based on Easter -- was the subject of a review in the Winston-Salem Journal on March 28. To read the article, please click here. To order your own copy of the book, please email jane.carmichael@salem.edu.

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Eskew, Porter Receive Tenure and Promotion

Professors Nita Eskew and Traci Porter have received tenure and promotion to the rank of associate professor at Salem College, according to Ann McElaney-Johnson, dean of the college and vice president for academic and student affairs. Eskew, associate professor of chemistry and director of the Women in Science and Mathematics...

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Salem's Student Project Garners More Praise

Salem's student project on college preparedness has garnered more praise from the media. To read the article, please click here.

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Salem's Janele Marek Named to "Top 40 Under 40"

Salem College's Janele Marek was honored by the Triad Business Journal as a Top 40 Under 40 leader. Marek, an account director at The Woodbine Agency, is currently the assistant basketball, cross country, and outdoor track and field coach at Salem. To read the article, please click here. Pictured with...

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Basketball Player Rector Interviewed about Season

Salem's standout basketball player, Kelsey Rector, was interviewed by News 14 on the College's basketball season. To watch the interview, please click here.

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Coach Hollman to Play in Sr. World Team Tennis

Mariana Hollman, the women's tennis coach at Salem College, has been named to the Margaret Court Cup team that will play in the Senior World Team tennis championships March 29-April 3 in Mexico City. This is the ninth year that Hollman has been selected for the four-player team for either...

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Salem Race for the Cure Team Registration Info

The annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event will be held on the Salem Academy and College campus on May 1, 2010. The Salem College race team is officially set up online and accepting donations and/or team members. Salem alumnae are encouraged to join the Salem team by...

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Read about Salem's Program to Help Aspiring College Students

A program recently begun by Salem College to help aspiring middle- and high-school students plan for college was profiled today in the Winston-Salem Journal. To read the article, please click here.

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"Sister Maus" Praised in Wilmington Paper

Professor John Hutton's series of Sister Maus books was recently reviewed, and highly praised, by the Wilmington, NC Star-News. To read the article, please click here.

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Salem Part of City's Black History Month PSA

Communication professor Dr. Kim Nguyen and students Tameicka Clear C'13 and Erin Hylton C'10, along with several other Winston-Salem citizens, recently appeared in a public service announcement for the City of Winston-Salem in celebration of Black History Month. To link to the video that celebrates diversity within our community using...

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Dean Appointed Delegate to Commission on Colleges

Ann McElaney-Johnson, dean of the college and vice president for academic and student affairs at Salem College, has been confirmed as a North Carolina delegate to the Board of Trustees for the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The Commission on Colleges (COC) is the...

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Free Program on Working in Not-for-Profits to be March 15

Salem Colleges Not-for-Profit Management program and HandsOn NWNC, the areas not-for-profit training organization and volunteer clearinghouse, are jointly sponsoring an information session on Monday, March 15. The session, to be held at noon in the Enrichment Center's Gateway Gallery, 1006 S. Marshall Street, will provide a free lunch to those...

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Salem Receives Grant for College-Access Mentoring Program

Salem Leadership Connection will provide first-generation and low-income girls in the Triad, as well as girls from diverse types of backgrounds, with information that would compel them to consider attending college because the presenters would be young women close to them in age and from similar diverse backgrounds. Anthony Locklear,...

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Students' Efforts to Aid Haiti Recognized

The plea of Salem students to the campus to help them raise money for the country of Haiti, where a massive earthquake on Tuesday has caused widespread destruction, has received media attention. However, even as Salem students band together, several are waiting for word of their own relatives in Haiti....

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Cultural Events for Jan. 2010

The new year has begun for Salem College's cultural events offerings. Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy great music, film, art, drama and other arts events at Salem. Most of them are free to the public. For general information: Contact the Communications Public Relations Office at 336/917-5313 or email culturalevents@salem.edu....

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Jan Term Begins at Salem

Jan Term at Salem College officially began Sunday, January 3 as students either returned to campus or traveled to their locations for study abroad or internships. Salem was one of the first colleges in the area to have a Jan Term program that allowed students to earn credits for pursuing...

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Gospel Choir Showcased on Fox 8

Salem College's Gospel Choir, which recently performed for the community, was showcased on Fox 8.

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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....

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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Salem Announces Articulation Agreement with Community Colleges

Salem College has entered into an articulation agreement with the North Carolina Community College System that will benefit both transfer students and the institutions involved. The announcement was made by Dr. Ann McElaney-Johnson, vice president of academic and student affairs and dean of the College. The agreement allows eligible students...

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Salem Hires New Financial Aid Director

Lori A. Lewis has joined Salem College as the new director of financial aid, effective July 13, according to Katherine Knapp Watts, dean of admissions and financial aid. Lewis, who comes to Salem from Citibank where she was account manager and assistant vice president for the banks student loan corporation,...

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Novicki New Public Services Librarian

Elizabeth Novicki has joined the Salem College Library as public services librarian, according to director of libraries Dr. Rose Simon. Novicki, who resides in East Bend, NC, began her duties on July 1. She will be responsible for providing research instruction, reference and interlibrary loan services for students, faculty and...

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Lister-Sink Named Acting Director, School of Music

Barbara Lister-Sink, artist-in-residence and professor of piano at the Salem College School of Music, has been named acting director for 2009-2010. Along with scholar-in-residence and former dean David Schildkret, she will be participating in a review and revitalization of the School of Music program during the upcoming academic year. A...

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Schildkret to be Visiting Scholar in School of Music

David Schildkret is returning to the Salem College School of Music, where he was once dean, to be the 2009-10 visiting scholar. He will be conducting the Salem College choirs and teaching courses in music history, in addition to aiding the dean and president in planning for the future of...

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Salem Joins Triad "Aerotropolis" Plan

Salem College is one of 20 Triad-area colleges or universities joining forces to help promote the area as a hub for worldwide logistics and transportation. The Piedmont Triad Center for Global Logistics, which was announced on May 29, will be located near the Piedmont Triad International Airport and is expected...

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Education Professor Publishes Book

Benjamin Blaisdell, assistant professor of education at Salem College, had his book published this spring. The book, entitled Seeing with Poetic Eyes: Critical Race Theory and Moving from Liberal to Critical Forms of Race Research in Sociology of Education, was published by Sense Publishers of Rotterdam, Netherlands. It is part...

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Chaplain Receives Doctorate

Amy Rio-Anderson, chaplain for Salem Academy and College, has received her Doctor of Ministry degree with a focus on spirituality and story from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. The degrees were conferred on May 11 in the National Cathedral. Rio-Anderson, who has been chaplain at Salem for the past...

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Salem Now Member of Great South Athletics Conference

Salem College has been notified that the institution is now officially a part of the Great South Athletics Conference (GSAC). According to Kim Fierke, director of athletics and physical education, the presidents of the institutions that are GSAC members met this week and voted unanimously to approve Salems entrance. The...

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Salem Senior is Finalist in Concerto Competition

Salem senior Daphne Nichols was a finalist in the North Carolina Symphony Young Artist Concerto competition this past week in Raleigh, NC. Nichols, of Machiasport, ME, was one of only five musicians who advanced to the finals out of 60-plus entrants. She is a student in the School of Music...

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Ljungquist's Essay in Nationally Reviewed Collection

Gary Ljungquist, professor of Modern Languages at Salem College, had a personal essay entitled Dame Joan and I published April 1 by the University of Wisconsin Press. The essay was included in a collection of essays titled My Diva, edited by poet Michael Montlack. Ljungquists essay pays tribute to soprano...

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Lucero-Hammer Publishes Second Book

Graciela Lucero-Hammer, chair of the Modern Languages department and associate professor of Spanish at Salem College, has published a second book, Naked Souls/Desnudos del Alma. Press 53 of Winston-Salem has just released a bilingual anthology of award-winning stories by the Argentine writer Marisa Estelrich, translated into English by Lucero-Hammer. These...

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Rev. Dr. Burkette Receives Comenius Award

The Reverend Dr. D. Wayne Burkette, former Head of School for Salem Academy, received the John Amos Comenius Award of Distinction during ceremonies held as part of the annual Founders Day celebration on April 17 at Salem Academy and College. The Comenius Award is the highest award given by Salem...

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Salem Announces Oesterlein Award

Salem College Senior Samantha Cortez Selman received the Elisabeth Oesterlein Award the schools highest honor for a member of the graduating class during recent Founders Day ceremonies held on Friday, April 17. The Oesterlein Award is named in honor of Salems first teacher when it was founded as a school...

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Borwick Elected to Board of AAAE

Dr. Doug Borwick, director of the Not-for-Profit-Management and Arts Management programs at Salem College, has been elected vice president of the board of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE). The AAAE is an international organization incorporated as a nonprofit institution within the United States. Its mission is to represent...

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Philanthropy Journal Highlights Salem's New Program

The Philanthropy Journal recently highlighted Salem's new certificate program in Not-for-Profit Management as well as its director, Dr. Doug Borwick. To read the article, please click here.

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Salem Professor Awarded Fulbright

Susan Opt, chair and associate professor in the Communication Department at Salem College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant to lecture at the Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic during the 2009-2010 academic year, according to the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship...

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Rector Receives Basketball Honor

Salem basketball player Kelsey Rector (State Road, NC) was selected to the All-Independent Association of Division III (AD3I) Honorable Mention basketball team for the second year in a row. Rector led the young Spirits to an 8-17 season, and was a team captain. She was selected to the Piedmont Baptist...

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Dr. Thomas' Dissertation Wins Award

Dr. Andrew Thomas, assistant professor of history at Salem College, has won the 2008 Distinguished Dissertation Award for the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University for his work entitled A House Divided: Wittelsbach Confessional Court Cultures in Bavaria, the Palatinate, and Bohemia, 1550-1650. Also, Dr. Thomas will be presenting...

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Dr. Jacobsen Publishes on "Giftedness"

Dr. Mary Jacobsen, associate professor of psychology, has just published a chapter in a new book from Springer Science that was released at the beginning of March. Her chapter is titled Intellectual Giftedness, Leadership, and Morality: Parallels, Problems, and Possibilities. The book, entitled Morality, Ethics and Gifted Minds, is described...

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Salem Senior Receives Rotary Foundation Scholarship to Study Abroad

Salem senior Lark Walters has received a Rotary Foundation Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship to attend the Goethe Institute at Munich for three months. Walters, a native of Oregon and longtime Winston-Salem resident, is majoring in German and International Relations with a minor in music and political science, and will graduate from...

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New Not-for-Profit Management Certificate Program Announced

Salem College will offer a new certificate program in Not-for-Profit Management beginning in the fall of 2009, according to Dean of the College and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Ann McElaney-Johnson.

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Second Opera Workshop Set at Salem This Summer

For the second summer in a row, the American Singers Opera Project (ASOP) of North Carolina will be holding an intensive two-week workshop at Salem College. The dates are May 30-June 13, 2009. The ASOP program was founded in 1994 in New York City and moved in 2007 to North...

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Professor Swenson Publishes, Releases CD

Thomas Swenson, assistant professor of music at Salem College and director of the Salem College Community Music School, has recently released both a publication and a CD. His report on the goals and objectives of group piano sequences at colleges and universities, which was commissioned by the editorial board of...

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Basketball Coach Jackson Honored For Career

Salem Colleges basketball coach James Jackson was celebrated on January 26, 2009, for his longtime contributions to collegiate basketball in the Triad. The celebration was put together by teams that he has coached during his 25 years: Rutledge College, Forsyth Technical Community College and Salem. The honor was announced during...

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Professor Pens Innovative Commentary on Luke

Dr. Richard Vinson, visiting professor of religion at Salem College, has published a commentary on the Book of Luke that utilizes art, movies, novels and contemporary references including a quote by comedian George Carlin -- to help pastors connect the Scripture with today. Vinsons commentary on Luke, published by Smyth...

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Black History Month Events at Salem

Salem has announced a series of events commemorating Black History Month: BLACK HISTORY MONTH WORSHIP SERVICE Thursday, February 5 at 4:15 p.m. Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center This interfaith worship service will celebrate black heritage through readings, prayers and music. Various forms of spirituality and faith in the...

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Volleyball Players Honored by NCAA Div. III

The Salem College volleyball team had two players receive NCAA All-Association of Division III Independent's awards. The NCAA AD3I consists of seventeen colleges from throughout the country. Katie Lineberger (Maiden, NC) and Christine Tillman (King, NC) were both selected to the second team all-association. The Spirits, led by Coach Amanda...

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Prosterman to Present Paper in Dublin

Dr. Daniel Prosterman, assistant professor of history at Salem, has had a paper accepted for presentation at the War and American Identity conference sponsored by the Clinton Institute for American Studies. The conference will be held during March 2009 at the University College Dublin, Ireland. Following that appearance, Dr. Prosterman...

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Hutton Book Is Inaugural Gift for Obamas

The White House Historical Association has commissioned Salem art professor, author and illustrator John Hutton to provide a special presentation copy of his book The White House ABC: A Presidential Alphabet to the Obama family as an inauguration gift. Hutton, whose other works include Sister Maus and the recently published...

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Cross-Country Runners Receive NCAA Honors

The Salem College cross country team announces that three runners have received NCAA All-Association of Division III Independents honors in a very tough field of nominees. Rachel Fichthorn (Nokesville, VA) led the way on the All-AD3I Second Team, and both Lauren Meek (Draper, VA) and Julie Piernikowski (Potomac, MD) made...

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Soccer Team Receives Awards; Callahan is Coach of the Year

The Salem College soccer team had five players receive NCAA All-Association of Division III Independent's awards, and Jay Callahan received AD3I Coach of the Year honors. The NCAA AD3I consists of 17 independent NCAA DIII institutions from throughout the country. Tatum Justice (Jacksonville, NC) received the highest honors for the...

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Gramley Library Unveils Collaboratories

The Gramley Library at Salem College has announced the opening of its first for faculty, staff and students. Salems collaboratories are group study areas within the library that are designated for academic projects and are equipped with a large flat-screen monitor, a desktop computer with wireless internet connectivity and two...

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Gift for Adult Programs Brings Capital Campaign to $74 Million

A recent $1 million gift to Salem College will not only produce generous financial aid for adult students but also bring Salem within $1 million of its $75 million capital campaign goal for the Academy and College, according to Vicki Sheppard, vice president for institutional advancement at Salem. The gift...

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John Hutton: Christmas Maus, A Holiday Celebration

Celebrate the holiday season with the entire family when you join us for the book launch of John Huttons Christmas Maus, based on beloved Salem Moravian traditions. This event will be held Sunday, December 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center. Your heart will be...

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Film Screening: Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills

In a special partnership, the Revolve Film and Music Festival and the Salem College Center for Women Writers are proud to present a screening of Jack Taylor of Beverly Hills, a film about Old Hollywood glamour, on Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m. in Shirley Recital Hall of the Salem...

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Salem College Dance Company Fall Concert

The Salem College Dance Company presents its fall concert on Saturday, December 6 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. in the Drama Workshop, Salem Fine Arts Center. Salem College Dance Company celebrated 50 years last year! This concert will highlight student, faculty and guest-artist choreography in...

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Christmas Candlelight Service

Salem Academy and College will hold the annual Christmas Candlelight Service on Thursday, December 4 at 4:15 p.m. in Hanes Auditorium of the Salem Fine Arts Center. The annual service features the Salem College Chorale and the Salem College Chamber Choir as well as student scripture readers telling the Christmas...

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Salem Shines in National Student Engagement Survey

Salem College students have given their institution high marks according to a report released this fall by the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). Both first-year students and seniors rated Salem highly in all five benchmark areas: level of academic challenge active and collaborative learning student-faculty interaction enriching educational experiences...

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Three Join Board of Trustees

Three new members have joined the Salem College Board of Trustees, according to President Susan E. Pauly. These appointments were effective July 1, 2008. The new members are Julia Cardwell Archer, Elizabeth (Betty) Becher and Susan Ivey, all of Winston-Salem, NC. Julia Cardwell Archer is the new president of the...

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