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Schedule of Events
October 10-13, 2013

Thursday, Oct. 10th

8:30am-6pm

SU BOOKSTORE
Commons

Take advantage of shopping at the Bookstore during Homecoming. Take advantage of the alumni 10% discount with Benefit Card

8am-2pm

 

 

BLACKWELL LIBRARY
BOOK SALE

 

 

Blackwell Library will hold its annual Book Sale from Monday through Sunday, Oct 13. The sale will run during Library hours on the first floor near the periodicals. Sale items include children's literature, novels and academic books covering various subject areas. Book sets and a few unique titles will also be offered at special prices. Paperbacks will be on sale for $.50 and most hardcover books will be $1 each. There will be a drawing for prizes, with anyone who purchases books eligible to fill out a raffle ticket.

Noon

 

 

FACULTY EMERITI & RETIRED STAFF LUNCHEON
Wicomico Room

Reservation required through a special mailing.

 

 

Noon-6pm

 

RURAL: MARTY WEISHAAR
Downtown Campus Gallery

Using the beautiful yet crude elements of cardboard and colored tape, along with greeting cards, mashed up paintings and drawings, and other found elements, Marty Weishaar creates an informative study of a community dealing with an ecological and humanitarian crisis. This Baltimore artist uses whimsical yet poignant construction turning the space into a work itself for all ages to enjoy.

3:30-4:30pm

 

ART DEPARTMENT PANEL DISCUSSION
Fulton Hall 111

A small panel of Art Department Faculty will be explaining their artwork, processes, and inspirations during this engaging discussion. Come to learn more about the artistic process and what's behind their images and objects. These discussions will be moderated by the Galleries Manager, Marissa Sage.

4:30-7:30pm

HISPANIC
HERITAGE
DINNER

Commons - Bistro

Held in conjunction with Spanish Harlem Orchestra performance
Cost (plus tax)
$11.53 adults and children over 5
$7 children 5 and under.

7pm

THE SPANISH HARLEM ORCHESTRA
Holloway Hall Auditorium

Since its original conception by producer Aaron Levinson in 2000, the two-time Grammy Award Winning Spanish Harlem Orchestra (SHO) has established itself as a standard bearer of contemporary Latin music. Directed by world-renowned pianist, arranger, and producer Oscar Hernandez, the thirteen member all-star ensemble has reintroduced the classic sounds of New York City Salsa to music.

8pm

 

 

 

 

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre

 

 

 

 

A young man, brutally beaten and tied to a barbed wire fence is left to die. His offense was his sexual orientation. Based on interviews of those involved and affected by this demonstration of hatred in an otherwise peaceable small town, The Laramie Project explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of which we are capable. (Mature Content)
Directed by Dr. T Paul Pfeiffer.
Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, SU alumni and non-SU students. One free admission with SU ID for this performance only.
Reservations required. Questions regarding tickets contact 410-543-6228

Friday, October 11th

8:30am - 6pm

SU BOOKSTORE
Commons

Take advantage of shopping at the Bookstore during Homecoming. Take advantage of the alumni 10% discount with Benefit Card.

 
8am - 10pm
BLACKWELL LIBRARY
BOOK SALE


Sale continues through Sunday, October 13.

 
10am
 
 
  
 
Nutters Crossing Golf Course
 
$65 per player - (Includes $20 donation)
$240 per team - (Includes $80 donation)
$100 Hole Sponsor
 
 

11am

 

HOLLOWAY SOCIETY LUNCH & RECEPTION
Holloway Hall Lobby & Social Room
By Invitation Only

Noon-6pm

 

RURAL: MARTY WEISHAAR
Downtown Campus Gallery

Another opportunity to see Weishaar works.

 

2:30pm

 

 

RHA'S ANNUAL POWDERPUFF FOOTBALL GAME
Holloway Hall Lawn

Sponsored by Residence Hall Association. For more information contact Diana Federici at 410-543-6040.

4:30-7:30pm

TASTE OF THE CHESAPEAKE
Commons - Bistro

Feast on Chesapeake Bay favorites while enjoying the laid-back musical style of the Eastport Oyster Boys.
Cost (plus tax):
$11.53 adults and children over 5;
$7 children 5 and under.

5:00pm

 

 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT FACULTY RECITAL
Fulton Hall 112

Held in conjunction with the Art Department Faculty Exhibition.

 

5:30pm

 

SPANISH MAJORS & MINORS REUNION
Plaza Tapatia
Join SU Spanish faculty for an evening of reminiscing and fun!
No pre-registration
Plaza Tapatia
1045 S Salisbury Blvd.


6:00pm

 

 

 

ART DEPT
EXHIBITION RECEPTION

University Gallery

Join us once again for our regular show featuring the creative efforts of the Salisbury University Art Department Faculty. These artists in many cases have been honing their craft for years with stunning results. With almost 20 artists, this exhibition covers a wide range of approaches, including painting, sculpture, hot glass, ceramics, drawing, book arts, photography and more.

6:00pm

 

 

ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME RECEPTION & BANQUET
GUC-Wicomico Room

SU adds 4 new members to the Athletics HOF. 2013 Inductees include:
Amy Campion Cohen '03 - Women's Basketball & Tennis
Lisa Gentilella '03 - Softball
Katie Mullinix Johnson '03 - Softball
Brendan Roddy '03 - Men's Swimming
Registration required.

8:00pm

 

 

 

 

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre

A young man, brutally beaten and tied to a barbed wire fence is left to die. His offense was his sexual orientation. Based on interviews of those involved and affected by this demonstration of hatred in an otherwise peaceable small town, The Laramie Project explores the depths to which humanity can sink and the heights of which we are capable. (Mature Content)
Directed by Dr. T Paul Pfeiffer.
Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, SU alumni and non-SU students. One free admission with SU ID for this performance only.
Reservations required. Questions regarding tickets contact 410-543-6228

TBD

 

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
Maggs Center

Saturday, October 12th

9am-2pm

ALUMNI HOUSE & MILLER GARDEN OPEN

View the perennial garden and the inscribed brick walkway at the pergola. Visit the Alumni House library and enjoy memories in the pages of the yearbook collection.

9am-11am

HOSPITALITY TENT
Quad

Stop by the Quad and pick up your morning coffee and danish prior to touring the newly renovated housing facilities.

9am-11am

 

RESIDENCE HALL TOURS
Quad Hospitality Tent

Explore our recently renovated traditional residence halls like Pocomoke, Monokin, Nanticoke and Wicomico, as well as our newest and largest housing facility. Tours leave from the Hospitality Tent.

10am-5pm

SU BOOKSTORE
SALES

Commons

Take advantage of shopping at the Bookstore during Homecoming. Alumni receive 10% with Alumni Benefit card.

10am

 

 

WSSC/WSUR/WXSU STUDENT RADIO STATION REUNION
GUC-Pocomoke Room

Join current and former staff members of the student radio station to celebrate their 40th reunion. A light continental breakfast will be served.
Suggested donation of $10 to the Sudent Radio Program.
Register here.

 

10am-noon

ADMISSIONS PROCESS AT SU
Scarborough Leadership Center

If you have questions regarding the Salisbury University admissions process, then this session is for you.  Admissions staff share all the information.

10am-8pm

BOOK SALE @ BLACKWELL LIBRARY

Sale continue through Sunday, October 13.

10am-noon

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY & GEOSCIENCES OPEN HOUSE
Henson Hall - 159

Geography alumni, majors, friends and faculty are invited for an informal get-together and tour of our facility.

 

 

10am-noon

BIOLOGY DEPT MEET & GREET
Ward Museum

Join Biology faculty, staff and alumni for amorning of conversation and friendship while enjoying the many activities of the Chesapeake Wildfowl Expo at the Ward Museum close to SU campus. For more details see Biology Home page or visit the Ward Museum web page for directions.

11am

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALUMNI PRE-GAME BBQ & KITE MAKING
Stadium - Track Field

 

 

BBQ meal includes beef/pork BBQ with all the sides, beer and soda. Something for everyone! Bring the kids to enjoy the bounce house and kite build by International AKA kite builder Cliff Quinn. Music by "Beauty for Ashes". Seating for everyone! Wristbands required for beer purchase.
Cost:
$15 Adults (includes game ticket, BBQ and $10 donation)
$5 - Children 10 and under
$3 - Kite Build
Game day purchase will not include game ticket. Purchase your ticket now! Game tickets will be mailed prior to the game. Check in at the Registration Tent for wristbands for alcohol and kite build.
Questions - Office of Alumni Relations - alumni@salisbury.edu.

Register here.

11am

 

CLASSES OF '78, '83, '93, '03 &'08 REUNIONS
Stadium - Track Field

Join other classmates to reminisce at the Pre-Game BBQ. 
Register prior to Oct. 9th and receive you game ticket with your BBQ registration!  Register Now.

11am

PEP BAND REHEARSAL
Fulton Hall - 112

Contact Dr. Lee Knier if interested in joining. leknier@salisbury.edu or
410-677-5331 to inquire about participation.

11am

 

 

 

REUNION LUNCHEON
Worcester Room


 
 

Graduates from the Class of 1963 will be honored for their 50th class reunion. All graduates from the years 1968 and prior are welcome. Classes being recognized for reunion are: 1938, 1943, 1948, 1953, 1958, 1963 and 1968.
Pre-registration required.
Cost:
Class of '63 graduates - Free
$20 - all others and guests

Noon-4pm

 

RURAL: MARTY WEISHAAR
Downtown Campus Gallery

Another opportunity to see Weishaar works.

 

1pm

 

 

 

FOOTBALL GAME
Sea Gull Stadium

SU vs. Buffalo State, NY. The SU Pep Band entertains during the game.
Cost:
$5 - Adults
$4 - Alumni
$3 - Students (non SU)
$2 - Children 12 and under
SU Students, faculty/staff - Free w/valid ID

11am-2pm

 

BLOCK PARTY
Intramural Fields

  

Join the carnival themed Block Party planned by the Student Government Association, clubs and organizations on Wayne Street and the intramural fields (across from Sea Gull Stadium). Look for games and other activities geared for people of any age.

3-5pm

 

SUGAA BBQ
ESRGC Building

 

The Salisbury University Geography Alumni Alliance (SUGAA) invites all Geography and Earth Science Alumni to attend our annual Homecoming BBQ. Pre-registration is not required. For more information contact Dr. Brent Skeeter at brskeeter@salisbury.edu or 410-543-6458.

3-5pm

 

 

RESIDENCE LIFE REUNION
Sea Gull Square

 

Join fellow RA's to share stores, reconnect and tour facilities during the weekend. Family style cookout will be held post football game at Sea Gull Square.
Suggested $10 Donation to the Residence Life Program
Register here.

4:30pm

 

UNTOUCHABLE
DANCE CLUB

Henson Plaza

Enjoy a performance by this lively group, who share a common love of dance and entertaining, as you return from the football game.

 

4:30-7:30pm

 

 

 

 

 

OKTOBERFEST
DINNER

Commons - Bistro

 

Break out the lederhosen and the brats-we're celebrating Oktoberfest! University Dining Services invites you to relax and enjoy the spirit of Oktoberfest in the Bistro from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sample Bavarian favorites including Rhineland Marinated Beef, Brats with Caramelized Onions& German Mustard, Potato Pancakes, Bavarian Red Cabbage, German Chocolate Upside Down Cake and more!

Cost (plus tax):
$11.53 - Adults and children under 5;
$7 - Children 5 and under

 

4:30-7pm

 

MULTICULTURAL ALUMNI JAZZ
SOCIAL

GUC - Gulls Nest

Mix and mingle while enjoying a cash bar, free hors d'oeuvres and jazz entertainment with "2am Music"! No pre-registration required.

 

 

5pm

 

 

 

 

PI GAMMA MU 30TH ANNIVERSARY
Wicomico Room

Salisbury University's Maryland Gamma chapter of Pi Gamma Mu, the International Honor Society in Social Sciences, will celebrate its 30th anniversary on campus. The chapter was officially chartered on October 26, 1983 with forty-four members, including the late Dr. Thomas Bellavance as its first inductee. Previous members are invited to witness its induction ceremony. Reception immediately following the induction ceremony. The advisors are Drs. Clara L. Small and G. R. Thompson and they can be reached at 410-543-6523
and 410-548-2154.

5-8pm

 

 

 

LAMBDA SOCIETY RAINBOW REUNION
Bellavance Honors Center

 

 

The annual Rainbow Reunion is being hosted by SU's Lambda Society, the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) faculty and staff association. All GLBT alumni and their families and friends are invited to join us for lite fare and fellowship. Pre-registration required.
Cost:
$15 - Adults
$7.50 Children 12 and under

5-7pm

 

 

CLASS OF '88
REUNION

Adam's Ribs - Fruitland

 

Join classmates for light fare at your 25th reunion. Pre-registration is required.
Cost:
$15 (includes a $10 donation)
Cash bar available. Happy Hour drink specials 5-6pm.
Register here.

5-7pm

 

 

CLASS OF '98
REUNION

EVO Public House

 

Join classmates after the football game a this local brewery for light fare and happy hour prices. Pre-registration required. For more information, contact Jason Curtin at: jecurtin@salisbury.edu
Cost: $10 suggested donation (no registration fee)
Register here.

6-9pm

 

 

CLASS OF '73
REUNION

Alumni House

 

Join former classmates to reminisce about days gone by and learn about all the changes on campus.
Watch for a special mailing.
Cost:  $20 (includes a $10 donation)
Register Now!

8pm

 

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre

 

This performance will mark the 15th anniversary of this event. All proceeds will go to Broadway Cares in our continued support of their humantarian efforts. Directed by Dr. T. Paul Pfeiffer.

TBD

 

VOLLEYBALL TOURNAMENT
Maggs Center

Sunday, October 13th

Noon-2pm

 

BLACKWELL LIBRARY
BOOK SALE

Noon

 

FIELD HOCKEY GAME
SU Hockey Field

SU vs.. Frostburg State

2pm

 

 

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
Fulton Hall Black Box Theatre

 

Cool Beans
Friday: 7am - 11:30pm
Sat-Sun: : 9am-11:30pm

Gull's Nest
Friday: 11am-11pm
Sat-Sun: 5-11pm

Commons
Friday: 7:15am-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am-3:30pm
4:30pm-7:30pm
Sunday: 9:30am-3:30pm
4:30pm-8:00pm

NEED LODGING?

These area hotels offer discounts to SU Alumni.

 Hampton Inn - Fruitland

Sleep Inn - Salisbury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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