Whether you study or work here, you’ll find that this is the place to be. 的 community 和 region that surround Salisbury University offer wide-ranging opportunities for residents 和 visitors, 都!
Known as “Maryl和’s Coastal College Town,” the 索尔兹伯里城 has long been the crossroads of the historic Delmarva Peninsula. With a population of some 30,000, it’s the largest city on the Eastern Shore 和 No. 1 fastest growing city in Maryl和, according to city officials. Founded in 1732 和 incorporated in 1854, it also is the county seat for Wicomico. 的 area offers the ideal mix of an urban center, 坐落在风景优美的乡村地区, centrally located to major metropolitan areas.
U 2021 - 22日.S. 新闻 & World Report named Salisbury to its list of “150 Best Places to Live in the U.S.这个城市排名第一. 排在第95位，还有第1位. 26 on the "best places to retire" list, No. 16 on the "fastest-growing places" list 和 No. 20 on the "safest places to live" list. 的 publication said: “It is a melting pot of college students, retirees 和 families who might all be seen together enjoying a Saturday night at a microbrewery or watching a minor-league baseball game.”,, the median sales price for a single-family home in Salisbury is lower than the national average.
距离学校只有两英里， 索尔兹伯里市中心 is a designated Main Street Maryl和 community, with 商店、饭店 和事件. 你可以 到市中心 通过自行车，汽车，甚至皮艇! A 电车服务 runs between SU 和 downtown during the semester. 的 Salisbury Arts 和 Entertainment District’s 受欢迎的 3日星期五 每月举行一次庆祝活动.
SU has been a partner in reinvigorating downtown Salisbury. 的 苏艺术画廊 – Downtown Campus opened there in 2013. 的 Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative relocated to SU’s Plaza Gallery Building in 2018, followed by a multi-million dollar Entrepreneurship Center in 2020.
Wicomico County 和 Eastern Shore
Situated perfectly between the Atlantic Ocean 和 Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County offers outdoor adventures, 东部海岸的食物, 文化和历史, 以及负担得起的生活成本. 人口约102人,000, 这个县有60多家餐馆, 20 shopping centers 和 various accommodations to suit your needs. 沿着维克米克县旅游 是一个可以观看和做事情的中心吗.
的 Eastern Shore region is steeped in the rich heritage of the Chesapeake region, from Native Americans to the traditions of watermen. SU helps preserve this history through its 沃德野禽艺术博物馆,被 《esball官方网》 as one of the 10 best places in the U.S. 观看美国民间艺术，还有 爱德华·H. Nabb 研究 Center for Delmarva History 和 Culture, home to some of the nation’s oldest genealogical records. Visitors often enjoy the nearby historic towns of 雪的山, 柏林, 剑桥, 伊斯顿.
SU is one of Wicomico County’s largest employers. A 2016 study showed that SU contributes nearly a half billion dollars annually to the region’s economy. esball的社区合作伙伴包括:
- TidalHealth半岛地区 – an award-winning hospital 和 medical system
- 威科米科县公立学校 – the Lower Shore’s biggest district with dedicated educators serving some 15,26个学习中心的000名学生
- Perdue农场 – one of the nation’s largest agribusiness companies headquartered in Salisbury
- Wor-Wic社区学院 -一所本地两年制院校
- University of Maryl和 Eastern Shore – a University of System Maryl和 sister campus in Princess Anne
- 非营利组织包括 Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore 和 United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore
- 索尔兹伯里地区商会, 更大的索尔兹伯里委员会, Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development
- 市民团体，包括 说什么索尔兹伯里椰酥之类的, 索尔兹伯里乐观主义者俱乐部 和三个扶轮社
的re are numerous area attractions for students, parents 和 families. 阿瑟·W. 珀杜体育场是 德玛瓦半岛水鸟 甲级棒球队. 的 索尔兹伯里动物园 is recognized as one of the best small zoos in America. 历史爱好者喜欢 杨树希尔大厦, 纽镇历史街区, 彭伯顿历史公园怀特黑文渡口. Fresh produce 和 regional specialties abound at the weekly 卡姆登大道农贸市场. Beyond the city, the region is home to the Delmarva探索中心和博物馆,美国宇航局的 瓦勒普斯飞行基地 和 切萨皮克湾海事博物馆.
的 Eastern Shore is known for its accessibility to waterways, 海滩和自然, as well as its slower pace with less traffic 和 congestion. Salisbury is situated directly on the Wicomico River, a 受欢迎的 waterway for boaters 和 kayakers, along with the Manokin 和 Nanticoke rivers. All lead to the nearby Chesapeake Bay, the nation’s largest estuary 和 a hub for environmental research. 的 city boasts the second largest water port in Maryl和, plus boat ramps 和 marinas.
威科米科县休闲公园 offers over 50 parks 和 outdoor facilities. 的re are more than 1,500 acres to hike, bike, play, relax 和 explore the area’s natural beauty. An active community, Salisbury hosts events from the SBY马拉松 苏的 海鸥世纪 骑自行车. 的 nearby Atlantic Ocean is dotted with 受欢迎的 beaches 和 vacation destinations from 马里兰州海洋城, 阿国家海滨, 特拉华州的海滩 of Fenwick, Bethany, Rehoboth, Lewes 和 Cape Henlopen.
的 campus is a cultural center for the region, 提供一个强大的展览花名册, 讲座, performing arts 和 other events – many of which are free. (Check out our cultural events magazine 全景 for a quick overview of recent 和 upcoming events.现场音乐的范围从 索尔兹伯里交响乐团, to 赞美诗和索尔兹伯里Pops，所有流派的客座艺术家. 的 SU Dance Company 和 Bobbi Biron 的atre Program each stage several 产品 每年，随着 索尔兹伯里的社区玩家. In addition, SU is home to Wicomico’s Public Access Television station (PAC 14) 和 two National Public Radio affiliates: 89.5调频和90.7 FM. In 索尔兹伯里市中心, you will find the 索尔兹伯里艺术空间, offering exhibits 和 art education programs, 和 索尔兹伯里威科米科艺术委员会.