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.
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.
Jeannette M. Rork was recently named Salem's Registrar and Director of Institutional Research.
The groundbreaking, scheduled for December, will mark the first new building on campus since 1982.
Members of the Salem team participated in the event to bring awareness to abuse issues.
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.
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.
The conference featured workshops with business professionals and a keynote by actress Kathy Najimy.
Dr. John Hutton designed the 2012 holiday card for the White House Historical Association.
Barbara Sostaita will represent Salem at the Hispanic Heritage Foundation Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.
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.
The School of Music celebrates John and Margaret Mueller with a symposium and gala recital.
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.
Keynote speaker Kathy Najimy headlines the conference for college women.
This year's incoming class is one of the largest in school history.
A new composition by Margaret Vardell Sandresky will debut at Harvard University in September.
Several professors take on department head and director positions.
Six new professors and one returning emeritus professor will join the faculty this fall.
Charlene Hunt participated in a new North Carolina health care internship initiative.
Dr. Daniel Prosterman's book on the history of democracy will be released in November.
A group of Salem students gets first-hand international business experience during a summer study at the University of Oxford.
Salem soccer player coached soccer and volunteered in the African nation.
Salem chaplain and professor Rev. Dr. Amy Rio-Anderson will present a paper at the 2012 Global Conference for Chaplains in Higher Education.
John G. Medlin, Jr., and Eleanor Sue Cox Shore both served on the Salem Academy and College Board of Trustees.
Art professor Kim Varnadoe will exhibit work at Artworks Gallery through June 30.