17 hrs ago
The Baltimore Sun
Fraternity ends pledging [Commentary]
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the college fraternity with a prized pipeline to the halls of power, has banned the initiation of new members after at least 10 deaths since 2006 were linked to hazing, alcohol or drugs at fraternity events.
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18 hrs ago
Sigma Alpha Epsilon amends new-member process
Sigma Alpha Epsilon , one of the nation's largest fraternities, announced it will end its pledging process for new members as the organization seeks to address concerns over hazing.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Most deadly fraternity scraps initiation for new members
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said Friday it will ban the initiation of recruits, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its newest members.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
The Afro American Newspaper
Eastern Shore Campuses Could be Exhibit One in - Coalition Case' Against the State of Maryland
Alumni and friends of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore recently gathered on the Princess Anne campus for the annual homecoming festivities.
Deadliest U.S. Fraternity Grapples With - Historic' Pledging Ban
College leaders, fraternities and their critics called Sigma Alpha Epsilon's ban on pledging a milestone in the history of efforts to end hazing, saying it could save lives and spur other Greek groups to follow suit.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Daily Times
How would you define 'social justice'?
It could be the start of a bad joke: A rabbi, a nun, a lesbian and a professor of environmental studies walked into a room ... But seriously, a panel of four experts hailing from varied backgrounds convened at Beth Israel Congregation in Salisbury recently to discuss social justice in America, hosted by Rabbi Arnold L. Bienstock -- and that's no ... (more)
The News Journal
Embattled Salisbury University fraternity's parent group eliminates pledging
The change affects all of Sigma Alpha Epsilon's 226 chapters and 15 colonies nationwide, the group said in a statement.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Supporting STEM Majors At Salisbury University
There's been a tremendous push in recent years for STEM-related educational programs, and at nearby Salisbury University, the Richard A. Henson School of Technology is in the vanguard of that push.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Deadliest U.S. Fraternity Scraps Pledging for New Members
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said it would ban pledging, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its recruits and its reputation.
Ward Wildfowl Carving and Art Festival set April 25-27 in Salisbury
Each year the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury University, plays host to the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition and Art Festival, which brings talented artists from across the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia to Ocean City, Md., allowing them to showcase their carving talent.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Study: Every Class of AACPS Graduates Adds $1.8 Billion to Economy
From the Anne Arundel County Public Schools: Every class of seniors graduating from Anne Arundel County Public Schools adds more than $1.8 billion in value to the local economy, a study unveiled to the Board of Education this week shows.
OSCE Ukrainian Election Observer Available for Interviews
As tensions mount in Ukraine, political scientists and others are considering the impacts of actions taking place in that country.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Salisbury University's Men's tennis picks up first win of season
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. The Salisbury University men's tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a 9-0 sweep of Hampden-Sydney College, Wednesday afternoon on the campus of University of Mary Washington.
SAT to See Big Changes
The College Board announced Wednesday a major redesign of the SATs that is aimed to give students more opportunities when applying to college.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Lawmakers consider tougher fines for hazing
Hal Stuart was appalled to learn his son was dunked in ice water, beaten with a paddle and driven around blindfolded in a speeding car, all part of a 2012 fraternity initiation at Salisbury University.
Future Teachers Uncertain About Entering Common Core Fray
By Ethan Barton, CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE With schools scrambling to implement the Common Core State Standards and legislators, officials and parents battling over the next steps, college students studying to be teachers have mixed feelings about entering the rocky terrain.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Times
Daily Times project will examine Salisbury's potential, residents' dreams
What is Salisbury? It's the crossroads of Delmarva, of course. It is the center of commerce on the Lower Shore.
Scholarly Communications Librarian at Salisbury University Library
Develop, promote, and manage the institutional repository. Serve as a campus resource and advocate for scholarly communications, open access, and alternative/digital publishing models, collaborating with faculty and staff as appropriate.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
The News Journal
Salisbury area climbs key national metro rankings
Salisbury has leapfrogged 200 places on the list of America's top metropolitan areas.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Wheatley Named to Tewaaraton Watch List
SALISBURY , Md.- Salisbury University senior Ashton Wheatley has been named to the 2014 Tewaaraton Award women's lacrosse watch list.