Salem Students Shine at Techstars Startup Weekend

OLIVIA CHIPI Over the course of a November weekend, 12 Salem siblings transformed into entrepreneurs for the fourth time in four years. “They [students] learn more in that 54 hour length of time than they could ever learn in a classroom,” said Alyson Francisco in her description of the annual Techstars StartUp Weekend for Design […]

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October Town Hall Review

SADIE MARSH From the Dean of the College: Salem College is building strategic relationships between places involved in academic and student affairs. The College will be working on developing several new Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs), like the pathway to pharmacy currently in place with High Point University. Other MOUs are in place with Elon University, Campbell […]

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Salem Expands Community Partnerships with Articulation Agreement

MEGHAN NELSON Salem College and Forsyth Technical Community College recently signed their new co-admission agreement into effect in a ceremony held at Salem College on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. Sandra Doran, the newly appointed President of Salem College and Janet Spriggs, President of Forsyth Technical and Community College, represented their respective schools in the short […]

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Lucy Rose Center builds relationships with Network 1772

OLIVIA CHIPI On Feb. 15, the Lucy Rose Center for Global Leadership and Career Innovation hosted a launch event for the new Network 1772 mentoring platform. “It’s an advising, advisee mentoring platform with alum,” said Collier Lumpkin, the executive director for the career center. The platform Network 1772 runs through Firsthand, a website dedicated to […]

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Admissions rebrands, showcases Salem College today

OLIVIA CHIPI By now, everyone has noticed the billboards, the television commercial, the social media ads – all boasting the same bold white text: “Today at Salem College.” But this new line of advertisements is not the only change to occur relating to Salem College’s advertisements. “We’ve been charged to reinvigorate what we’ve been doing…[give] […]

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Black History: The Story of Excellence

MARY DANIELS This black history month, we are looking at some of the extraordinary men and women who demonstrate black excellence. Salem student Zykeria Carlton explained that, “before slavery we were fine. We had our own businesses. We were dependent on ourselves…we had our own civilizations. We were well off. I think that’s what people […]

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Sterritt Resigns, Accepts Position at Vermont College

KADIA KING Photo courtesy of Saint Michael’s College Dr. D. E. Lorraine Sterritt has resigned from her position as president of Salem Academy and College to serve as the 17th president of Saint Michael’s College. Chair of the Board of Trustees, Sallie Craig Huber, informed the community of Sterritt’s resignation in an email sent Friday […]

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This Month in History: January

NATALIE PATTERSON January 1, 1959: After leading a revolution to overthrow U.S.-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista, Fidel Castro seizes power in Cuba, establishing a Communist dictatorship.   January 1, 1963: The Emancipation Proclamation is issued as a presidential proclamation and executive order, legally freeing slaves in the states opposing the Union. January 6, 1412: Joan of […]

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BADU Panel Sheds Light on the Intersectionality of Minority Groups

MARY DANIELS On Nov. 8, Black Americans Demonstrating Unity hosted a panel to educate students about intersectionality and activism. Host Tamia House and panelists Dr. Jo Dulan, Channy Jordan-Grier, Dr. Williams Lewis and Magalie Yacinthe engaged in an insightful discussion of the issues that plague minority communities. The panel focused on the intersectionality of minority […]

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Energy Independence Panel

SAV FRANZ On Nov. 16, the ENVS 230 class “The Role of Coal in Society” and the Creative Writing Department collaborated to host an energy independence panel discussing the current state and future of energy resources and use. The panel featured Jimmy Flythe, regional director for the government and community relations of Duke Energy of […]

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