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The front of Salem State's Sullivan Building during the fall season

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"Here at Salem State the professors really take the time to get to know you…Faculty have shown me a lot of care and commitment."

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We're the Most Diverse State University

The university is proud that 35 percent of its 2016 freshman class self-identified as being students of color.

Students in front of FRIENDSHIP in Salem Harbor

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    In an existential grasp for self-assurance, the “selfie” provides proof that we are alive and well in the world. Many utilize social media as a blank canvas to create a self-identity through images and text that form a portrait of who they are, either real or imagined. This year, for the Art + Design Faculty Showcase, the faculty created an array of artworks ( #selfies) that allude to their personal identities-on exhibit now in the Winfisky Gallery!

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