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Jim Perdue, chair of Perdue Farms, has been recognized by Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business with the Perdue Leadership Award.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that it was presented at a reception at the university’s Perdue Hall.

Frank Perdue endowed the school that has his name in 1986.

Last year Jim Perdue celebrated the school’s 30th anniversary as the guest speaker at the semi-annual Perdue Executive Leadership Series.

He has also served on the University Foundation’s board of directors.

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David Rommel may be described as a low key businessman.

But yesterday he stood in the atrium of the Franklin P. Perdue Schools of Business to donate $5.5 million most of which will go to Salisbury University’s Center for Entrepreneurship.

The center opens in 2019.

University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach praised Rommel and his family adding that his family’s generosity may encourage others to join him.

The center will offer a place for students and entrepreneurs to work in making their business dreams come true.

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With the Chinese economy slowing and the New York Stock Exchange shivering some question the implications for the United States -- especially in the wake of the events that led to the recent Great Recession. Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush spoke with Dr. Tylor Claggett, professor of finance at Salisbury University's Perdue School of Business who has visited China many times over the years.

SU’s inaugural Research Day and Innovation Showcase highlights current faculty endeavors and provides information about the various efforts connecting the University and community.

These lectures were recorded September 27th at Perdue Hall on the Campus of Salisbury University. For more information, please visit

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The Perdue School of Business is getting a $1 million commitment from a Baltimore-based foundation to offer as much as $200-thousand annually for those looking to create startup businesses.

The funds come from the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation which hopes to have the new businesses opening within six months.

The aim the Shore Hatchery is to eventually have them employ five or more people within a year’s time.

Two and four year college graduates who live within the Mid-Atlantic region.