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From academics to athletics, many campus organizations offer educational and social experiences for community residents. 

design element Academy for Leadership in Education

The Greater Salisbury Committee, local schools and SU work together through this partnership to prepare the next generation of leaders in education.

design element Athletics

Salisbury University sponsors 21 intercollegiate teams, which compete as members of the NCAA Division III and the Capital Athletic Conference.  Salisbury's field hockey and men’s lacrosse teams have won 13 national championships.  SU’s scholar-athletes have received national recognition, and they regularly volunteer in the community, including mentoring children. All home games are open to the community.

design element Center for Technology in Education

The center trains educators to use state-of-the-art technology in the classroom.

design element Eastern Shore Senior Games

Each year, seniors from the Delmarva Peninsula participate in a variety of events including aquatics, badminton, bowling, cycling, fitness testing, floor and foul shooting, golf, pickleball, pump and 5K run, table tennis, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.

design element Eastern Shore Writing Project

The Eastern Shore Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project, provides in-service workshops, conferences and institutes for teachers of pre-kindergarten through college. The project is designed to help with the teaching of writing and the use of writing content in other subjects such as science and history. 

design element Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement (PACE)

The institute creates opportunities for students and faculty to become involved in the political and governmental life of the surrounding region, the state and the nation. Its lectures, often open to the public, feature prominent political figures.

design element Institute for Retired Persons

The institute offers continuing education designed for adults ages 50 and over through lectures, trips and other activities.  Examples include discussions on local history, a book club and cooking classes.

design element John B. and Florence Simmonds May Literacy Lab

The lab provides diagnostic, tutoring and remediation services for reading and writing students in grades K-12.  A special program for children who wish to improve their reading skills is also available each summer.

design element Learn with SU

This program offers continuing education for adults ages 50 and over through one-day classes taught by SU faculty and community partners. Examples include discussions on local history, a book club and cooking classes.

design element Lower Shore Child Care Resource Center

The center works with parents, early childhood educators, businesses and community organizations to help promote the availability of quality child care services on the Eastern Shore.  Free referrals are available to parents seeking child care, and training and business assistance are available for child care providers.  The LSCCRC also offers a free lending library.

design element PAC 14

Housed on campus, this public, educational and government access television station provides programming for Wicomico County cable subscribers (Comcast channel 14). All programming is non-profit and often produced by local community members.

design element Sea Gull Century

This nationally acclaimed 100-mile or 100-kilometer bicycle ride brings over 6,000 cyclists to the Eastern Shore each October.  The largest one-day tourism event in Wicomico County, the ride also serves as a valuable fundraiser for numerous community groups, including Habitat for Humanity and the Leukemia-Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training.

design element Small Business Development Center Eastern Region

The Maryland Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs establish and expand their businesses by providing a variety of management and technical assistance programs.

design element Young Writer's Workshop

The workshop is a two-week, half-day program for students entering third through ninth grades which allows them to explore a range of writing genres and develop their own skills.

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