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Salem Breaks Ground for New Student Center

The building will house a cafe, theater, student lounge and more.

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Salem Professor Appears in Documentary Film

Salem Professor Appears in Documentary Film

Professor Dr. Edyta K. Oczkowicz consulted on and appeared in a recent documentary film, among other achievements this year.

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Salem Jumps Out to Huge Lead in Fall GSAC Presidents' Cup Standings

The Salem College Athletic Department has jumped out to a large lead in the 2012-2013 Great South Athletic Conference Presidents' Cup Standings after the fall season.

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Soccer Earns National Academic Award for Second Straight Year

The Salem College soccer team earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 school year. This is the 2nd straight year the team has been honored with the award, which is acquired by having a team cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher for the entire academic school year. The Spirits obtained a team GPA of 3.13 last year.

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School of Music Director to Perform and Teach in Australia

School of Music Director to Perform and Teach in Australia

Barbara Lister-Sink, Director of the Salem College School of Music, will perform and teach in Sydney, Australia, in January.

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Season Preview: 2012-13 Basketball

The Salem College basketball team is set to start their 2012-2013 this weekend at the Jackie Ammons Tournament hosted by William Peace University. Head Coach Anita Howard will kickoff her first season with 11 new players.

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Legendary Choreographer to Visit Salem

Legendary Choreographer to Visit Salem

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones will speak and perform at Salem Nov. 9-10.

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Volleyball Slated to Play Emory in NCAA First Round

The Salem College volleyball team is slated to play Emory University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at the host site of Christopher Newport in Newport News, Virginia. Emory is currently ranked 6th in the country and 2nd in the South Atlantic Region with a 31-5 overall record.

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Volleyball Storms to Great South Championship Title

The Salem College volleyball team used the momentum from a dramatic comeback in the semifinals to upset top-seeded Huntingdon and win their first-ever Great South Championship. The Spirits were down 0-2 to Agnes Scott in the semifinal before they stormed back to defeat them 3-2. They went on to roll by the #1 seed Hawks of Huntingdon 3-1 in the championship match. They will now wait for the NCAA Division III brackets to see who they play in the NCAA Tournament with their automatic bid.

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Eight Soccer Players and Coach Callahan Honored by GSAC

The Great South Athletic Conference announced their women’s soccer postseason award winners on Thursday morning and 8 Salem soccer student-athletes were earned honors. Salem’s Tarryn Bundy (West Deptford, NJ) claimed the prestigious Freshman of the Year distinction while her head coach, Jay Callahan, earned the Coach of the Year nod after guiding the Spirits to the league’s top seed heading into this weekend’s conference tournament. Clara Kienzle from Agnes Scott won the Player of the Year, but she was followed closely by Sawyer Ferguson (Billings, MT) and Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) who came in 2nd and 3rd in Player of the Year voting.

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Music Professor to Perform with State Chorale

Music Professor to Perform with State Chorale

Associate Director of the School of Music and assistant professor of voice Cristy Lynn Brown will perform as a guest soloist with the North Carolina Master Chorale.

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Salem Athletes Honored at Great South Championships

The Salem College cross country team had 3 runners honored this weekend at the Great South Championships hosted by Spelman. The team finished 1 point behind the Champion Jaguars of Spelman in the meet.

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Soccer Earns First Great South Regular Season Championship in School History

The Salem College soccer team clinched the first-ever Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Regular Season Championship in Salem College history today. The Spirits won 6-0 against Wesleyan College to improve to 9-1 in the Great South and 15-3 overall. Based on conference tie-breaker rules, the Spirits win the title over Covenant.

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Soccer's Ketchum Selected Great South Player of the Week

Paige Ketchum recorded two shutouts this week in two very important Great South wins for Salem. She recorded seven key saves in a 1-0 win against Covenant, and three saves in a 2-0 win against Agnes Scott. The Spirits now have six straight shutouts and improve to 13-3 overall and 7-1 in the GSAC.

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New Registrar Named

Jeannette M. Rork was recently named Salem's Registrar and Director of Institutional Research.

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Salem to Break Ground for New Student Center

The groundbreaking, scheduled for December, will mark the first new building on campus since 1982.

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Basketball Volunteers with "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes"

Members of the Salem team participated in the event to bring awareness to abuse issues.

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Soccer's Hubbard Selected as GSAC Player of the Week

Stephanie Hubbard anchored a defense that recorded three shut-outs in a 4-0 week for the Spirits. Hubbard also scored 2 goals and added an assist this week for 5 points. Salem defeated Warren Wilson, Methodist, Huntingdon, and Wesleyan to improve to 10-3 overall and 4-1 in the Great South.

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Ferguson Wins Second GSAC Soccer Player of the Week Honor

Ferguson scored 3 goals to help Salem to a 2-0 week. She scored game-winning goals in road wins over Ferrum and Agnes Scott to help the Spirits to a 6-2 overall record and 2-0 in the GSAC. Ferguson scored twice against the Scotties in a come from behind 2-1 victory.

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Salem Hosted Inaugural Women's Conference

Salem Hosted Inaugural Women's Conference

The conference featured workshops with business professionals and a keynote by actress Kathy Najimy.

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Salem Professor Designs Presidential Holiday Card

Salem Professor Designs Presidential Holiday Card

Dr. John Hutton designed the 2012 holiday card for the White House Historical Association.

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Salem Student Selected for National Leadership Summit

Barbara Sostaita will represent Salem at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.

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Ferguson Wins Great South Soccer Player of the Week

Another first-year dynamo, Ferguson has scored 6 goals and added an assist in the Spirits first five games of the season. Her 13 points to date have propelled Salem to a 3-2 start to the season. Ferguson also tallied game-winning goals for the Spirits against Emory & Henry and William Peace to show a flair for the dramatic and earn Player of the Week honors.

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Salem to Celebrate Organ Legacy with Gala

Salem to Celebrate Organ Legacy with Gala

The School of Music celebrates John and Margaret Mueller with a symposium and gala recital.

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Basketball Assists Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem

The Salem College basketball team volunteered to raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem. There were 15 basketball student-athletes present for the service project.

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