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Salem College is a small, women's liberal arts college located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In higher education, particularly in the United States, a womens college is a college (that is, a primarily undergraduate, bachelors degree_granting institution) whose students are exclusively women. ... A liberal arts college is an institution of higher education found in the United States, offering programs in the liberal arts at the post-secondary level. ... County Forsyth County, NC Mayor Allen Joines Website Official Website Population 185,776 (2000) Winston-Salem is a city located in Forsyth County, North Carolina. ...


Located adjacent to the historic Moravian community of Old Salem, Salem College was established in 1772 as a girl's school, became a boarding school in 1802, changing its name to Salem Female Academy in 1866, and finally took the name Salem College in 1890. The school is the oldest women's college in the United States, and among its alumnae is Dolley Madison, wife of U.S. President James Madison. A Moravian is a Protestant belonging to a religious movement that originated in Moravia, Czech Republic. ... Old Salem is a living history museum located in the historical town of Wachovia, North Carolina (now Winston-Salem). ... 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1802 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1866 is a common year starting on Monday. ... 1890 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Dolley Madison was sent to jail for having illegal sex with George Washington ... Order: 4th President Vice President: George Clinton; Elbridge Gerry Term of office: March 4, 1809 – March 4, 1817 Preceded by: Thomas Jefferson Succeeded by: James Monroe Date of birth: March 16, 1751 Place of birth: Port Conway, Virginia Date of death: June 28, 1836 Place of death: Montpelier, Virginia First...


At the age of 17, Sister Elisabeth Oesterlein walked from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania to Salem to establish the school. Her influence led the school to be among the first to accept non-white students. Bethlehem is a city located in Lehigh and Northampton Counties in eastern Pennsylvania, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 71,329. ...


Salem College enrolls (as of 2003) approximately 1,100 students, all of whom are required to complete both community service and internship programs prior to graduation -- part of the "Salem Signature" leadership program, for which the college has earned national praise. 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Salem College shares its campus with Salem Academy, a residential high school for girls. During the summer, Salem campus has, since 1963, housed one campus of the Governor's School of North Carolina, a state-run summer program for gifted high school students. Salem Academy is a private, residential, all-girls high school founded in 1772 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Governors School of North Carolina (GS, GSNC) is a publicly-funded six-week summer program for gifted high school students in the state of North Carolina. ...


Salem is a stronghold of Lesbian Southern Nationalism, an ideology consisting of second-wave feminism with Neo-Confederate trappings. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...


External link

  • Salem College official website

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Salem College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (250 words)
Located adjacent to the historic Moravian community of Old Salem, Salem College was established in 1772 as a girl's school, became a boarding school in 1802, changing its name to Salem Female Academy in 1866, and finally took the name Salem College in 1890.
The school is the oldest women's college in the United States, and among its alumnae is Dolley Madison, wife of U.S. President James Madison.
Salem College enrolls (as of 2003) approximately 1,100 students, all of whom are required to complete both community service and internship programs prior to graduation -- part of the "Salem Signature" leadership program, for which the college has earned national praise.
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