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The third annual I Swim for Bob Day celebrated the life of Bob Norr and raises funds for a scholarship in his name. Learn more here.

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Timothy Cross & Xunyu Pan.jpg

Timothy Cross, left, and Dr. Xunyu Pan display a computer running Cross’ Musicians Aid app, which can help musicians produce sheet music from the notes they play. Learn more here.

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ASB-FSU-Jamal Bullock.jpg

Frostburg students Essence Moseley, left, and Jamal Bullock, center, team up with a student from another school to install drywall during Spring Break in New Jersey. Learn more here.


Intellect, verbal sparring, clandestine missions and persuasive acting were all part of the game in a Reacting to the Past workshop featuring Frostburg State University history and philosophy students. Read more here.

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April 24, 2015
Frostburg State University Center for Communications and Information Technology to Be Named in Honor of President Emerita Catherine R. Gira

The Frostburg State University Center for Communications and Information Technology will be named in honor of President Emerita Catherine R. Gira in a dedication ceremony on Sunday, May 3, at 11:30 a.m. in the courtyard in front of the building. The naming honors Gira’s 15 years of service to FSU and her distinguished career in higher education.

April 20, 2015
FSU Peer Education Network Earns Awards at Regional Conference

Frostburg State University’s BURG Peer Education Network received four awards, including a top honor, at the NASPA/BACCHUS Region 12 Annual Spring Conference on April 5, held at Radford University in Virginia.

April 16, 2015
Frostburg State University Featured in “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition”

Frostburg State University has once again been designated one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the country, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company, known for its test prep and tutoring services, books and college rankings, features FSU in the 2015 edition of its free book, “The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges.” This is the fourth time, and the third year in a row, that FSU has been featured in the guide.

April 10, 2015
Tom Bowling Appointed Interim President of Frostburg State University

University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor William E. Kirwan has appointed Tom Bowling as interim president of Frostburg State University (FSU). The appointment is effective July 1, 2015. Bowling is currently FSU’s vice president for student affairs.


Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference
Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference

A new application developed by a recent Frostburg State University graduate could strike a chord with self-taught musicians one day.

Timothy Cross of Cumberland created a program called Musicians Aid before graduating from FSU in fall 2014 when he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Musicians Aid could be a blessing for aspiring musicians if fully developed, and the promise of the technology captured the attention of Silicon Valley companies at an international conference in February.

April 22, 2015
Behind-the-Scenes Students Vital to FSU's “Romeo and Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending”

When the lights come up, the show must go on.

The Frostburg State University Theatre students who work behind the scenes are essential in making any stage production possible. As plays and musicals gear up, designers for lights, sound, seating and costumes all pitch in to stage shows through the FSU Theatre Technology Program. During a recent visit to the Costume Shop, students gave a sneak peek on what they love about bringing out details to fit each character.

April 15, 2015
Frostburg Students, Faculty Volunteer to Help Taxpayers for the Past 25 Years

When the tax man cometh, Frostburg State University accounting students are here each year to help the community file tax returns.

April 13, 2015
Frostburg State University Students Rebuild Homes and Lives During Spring Break on the Jersey Shore

While some students work on a perfect tan for spring break, others, like Jamal Bullock, work to make a difference.

The Frostburg State University senior mass communication major spent his spring break volunteering with about 40 Frostburg students and staff to help continue relief efforts in New Jersey from 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.

April 7, 2015
Regional Educators Urged to Register for FSU Spring Festival of Children’s Literature

Educators in Maryland and Pennsylvania are encouraged to register for Frostburg State University’s 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature this month where teachers can earn credit for continuing professional development.

March 18, 2015
FSU’s Upward Bound Program Now Accepting Applications

The Upward Bound Program of Frostburg State University has begun accepting applications from Allegany County high school students for its free academic enrichment program. Upward Bound offers academic support and enhancement to rising ninth graders through graduating high school seniors. Applications are accepted from students in grades 8 through 11.

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