The Margaret Vardell Sandresky Composition Competition, which honors the Salem alumna and renowned composer’s 90th birthday, is now accepting submissions of new works by composers who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2011.
The Salem College Athletic Department celebrated an excellent 2010-2011 school year with the 2011 Salem College Athletic Awards Ceremony in a packed Club Dining Room. The ceremony highlighted three department awards, NC All-State Awards, Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) awards, and team awards and letter winners. The three department awards are voted on by the entire athletic department at Salem.
Salem ranks second on the USA TODAY College 10 Groundbreaking American Women's Colleges list.
This year's event drew the second-largest crowd ever, with more than 10,000 participants.
Salem's Stress Fest helps students beat end-of-year stress.
Salem College will host the Susan G. Komen NC Triad Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 7.
Salem's Dance Department presents its Spring Concert on May 10.
Director of Athletics Melissa Barrett announced the appointment of Jamie Williams as the head coach of the Salem College Cross Country and Track & Field teams.
Salem College Admissions reported record attendance at three spring visitation events.
Senator Richard Burr was invited to Salem's campus on Monday to talk with a group of students about financial aid funding.
Salem College students glazed and decorated bowls for the Second Harvest Food Bank's Empty Bowls fundraiser on April 27.
Salem hosts the North Carolina premier of the documentary Green Fire on May 2.
Salem College sponsors the annual Piedmont Earth Day Fair, April 16.
Targacept, Inc., recently donated a FlexStation2 to Salem College for use in the biology and chemistry laboratories.
Eleven players representing ten different North Carolina Colleges and Universities have been named to the 2010-11 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Teams. Shamaz Denerson (Atlanta, GA) of Salem College was selected to the College Division All-State Second Team.
The Cobb Foundation of Boca Raton, Florida has awarded Salem College a $50,000 grant in support of the new, college QUEST program, quantitative tutoring in math, science
In celebration of Women's History Month, Winston-Salem State University, Salem College and Wake Forest are presenting events March 29 and 30 on women's contributions to the Civil Rights Movement as they relate to "Hands on the Freedom Plow," a book published in 2010 featuring personal accounts of women involved with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
The Great South Athletic Conference has named its women's tennis Players of the Week in singles and doubles with Melody Mitchell (Piedmont), Katherine Elliot (Salem), and Summer Whitener (Salem) all making the list. Mitchell took home the singles honor while Spirits partners Elliot and Whitener were given the league's doubles honors.
Each year around the world, International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8, and events occur throughout college campuses to mark the economic, political and social achievements of women.
Susan Packard, co-founder of CNBC and Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) Inc., will speak at Salem on women's leadership in the cable TV industry on Tuesday, March 8.
Salem College proudly welcomes Melissa Barrett, who replaces Dr. Kim Fierke as Director of Athletics.
Alice Lovelace: Organizer, Performance Poet, Teacher will present "Armed with Art" Wednesday, February 23 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shirley Recital Hall, Salem Fine Arts Center.
Dr. Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation and former three-term president of the National Organization for Women, will give the commencement address on Saturday, May 21.
The Salem College Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) just finished their collection of used shoes as part of the Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) shoe drive. All of the SAAC programs from the member institutions in the GSAC collected shoes to support Soles4Souls. SAAC and SAAC President Tatum Justice were able to collect thirty-two pairs of shoes, which have been sent to the conference office in LaGrange, GA.
Salem College's association with Alban Elved Dance Company was highlighted in the Sunday, Jan. 16 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal.