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September 1, 2015
CES at Frostburg State University Announces 2015-16 Season

The 2015-16 season of CES at Frostburg State University features international professional artists in genres including jazz, folk music, ballet, international dance and musical theatre. This season also sees the return of CES Concerts.

September 1, 2015
Student Activities and CES at Frostburg State University Present New Underground Club Series On the EDGE

Student Activities, in collaboration with CES at Frostburg State University, will offer an exciting new underground club series at FSU for 2015-16. The series, titled On the EDGE, will present cutting-edge performers who stretch the boundaries of their art forms. All shows will begin at 8:15 p.m. in the Lane University Center’s Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall.

August 31, 2015
What We Did on Our Summer Vacation: Frostburg State University Hosts Thousands of Visitors Each Summer
What We Did on Our Summer Vacation: Frostburg State University Hosts Thousands of Visitors Each Summer

Frostburg State University students have returned to campus for the fall semester, but that doesn’t mean things stopped at the University over the past few months. Each summer, FSU hosts about 8,000 guests from around the world.

August 28, 2015
FSU Activities for Life to Offer Masters Swimming Sessions

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer three masters swimming sessions for ages 18 and older: Session 1 from Aug. 31 through Oct. 2, Session 2 from Oct. 5 through Nov. 6 and Session 3 from Nov. 9 through Dec. 11, all in the Cordts Physical Education Center pool.

August 26, 2015
FSU’s Allegany Soil Conservation District Scholarship Recipients Honored
FSU’s Allegany Soil Conservation District Scholarship Recipients Honored

Recipients of this year’s Frostburg State University’s Allegany Soil Conservation District Scholarship in Honor of Supervisors Who Have Served on the Allegany Soil Conservation District Board were recognized at the annual Allegany Soil Conservation District (ASCD) Cooperators Picnic held at Rocky Gap State Park on Aug. 20. Students are selected based on their extra-curricular involvement and desire to follow a career path in environmental science/preservation, sustainability, pollution reduction and/or preservation of land and natural resources. Pictured, from left, are ASCD District Manager Adam Heavner, a 2007 FSU graduate; scholarship recipient Dakota Hamilton of Cumberland; ASCD Board Supervisor Wes Gordon; scholarship recipient Jessica Klotz of Oakland; John Short, FSU vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the FSU Foundation, Inc.; and Dr. Phillip Allen, an associate professor of geography at FSU. For more information, contact the FSU Foundation at 301-687-4161.

August 25, 2015
FSU’s Activities for Life Offers Beginner’s and Basic Tumbling Classes

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer a beginner’s tumbling class for children ages 3 and 4 and a basic tumbling class for children ages 5 to 8 years on Mondays, Sept. 14 through Oct. 12, in room 106 of the Cordts Physical Education Center. The beginner’s class will be held from 5 to 5:50 p.m. and the basic class will be from 6 to 6:50 p.m.

August 24, 2015
FSU Celebrates Region’s Unique Culture and Resilience With Appalachian Festival
FSU Celebrates Region’s Unique Culture and Resilience With Appalachian Festival

Frostburg State University’s much-anticipated Appalachian Festival will return for its 10th year from Thursday, Sept. 17, to Saturday, Sept. 19. The free, family-friendly event brings together artists and craftspeople to celebrate all that makes the region unique – its history, culture, music, food and more – with performances, workshops, displays, discussions and activities.

August 20, 2015
Rebuilding the Vegetative History of Finzel’s One Fine Fen
Rebuilding the Vegetative History of Finzel’s One Fine Fen

A Frostburg State University graduate student is digging deep into the history of Cranberry Swamp in Finzel.

August 20, 2015
FSU’s Activities for Life Offers Youth Swimming Lessons

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer youth swimming lessons for children ages 4 to 13 on Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 21 through Oct. 7, from 6:40 to 7:30 p.m. in the Cordts Physical Education Center swimming pool.

August 20, 2015
FSU Activities for Life Offers Water Aerobics

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer two sessions of water aerobics on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:40 to 7:30 p.m. in the Cordts Physical Education Center swimming pool. Session one will be held from Sept. 1 through Oct. 15, with session two following from Oct. 20 through Dec. 10 (no class on Nov. 24 and 26). Participants may register for the Tuesday or Thursday class, or both nights.

August 19, 2015
Activities for Life at FSU Presents Creative Movement Classes

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer a Creative Movement class for children ages 3 to 5 years, as well as a Creative Movement II class for children ages 6 to 8, on Wednesdays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 14. Classes will be held in room 106 of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

August 19, 2015
FSU Activities for Life Will Offer “Move It and Lose It” Dance Classes

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer “Move It and Lose It” classes for ages 16 and older on Wednesdays, Sept. 9 through Oct. 14, in room 106 of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

August 18, 2015
Frostburg State University to Offer Course in Basic Ceramics

Frostburg State University’s Visual Arts Department will host a community course in basic ceramics on Tuesday evenings, Sept. 8 through Oct. 27, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the FSU Fine Arts Building, room 107. The class is open to the public and costs $160 per person, plus the cost of clay.

August 14, 2015
FSU’s Social Work Program Earns Reaccreditation From Council on Social Work Education

Frostburg State University’s baccalaureate program in Social Work recently earned reaccreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), joining the 773 programs that have received accreditation nationwide. The reaccreditation affirms the program’s ongoing excellence in preparing students for successful careers in social work.

August 12, 2015
Best Master of Science in Nursing Lists FSU’s Online RN-BSN Among Top 50 in the Country
Best Master of Science in Nursing Lists FSU’s Online RN-BSN Among Top 50 in the Country

Best Master of Science in Nursing Degrees, an online resource of accredited programs, has ranked Frostburg State University number 13 of the 50 most affordable, competitive colleges for online RN-BSN degrees in the nation in recent weeks.

August 12, 2015
FSU President’s Leadership Circle Inspired After “Frostburg Village” Visit in Uganda
FSU President’s Leadership Circle Inspired After “Frostburg Village” Visit in Uganda

The volunteerism by Frostburg State University students in Uganda is called inspiring work for a reason.

August 11, 2015
Frostburg State University to Offer Bachelor of Science in Engineering With Cecil College

Frostburg State University has partnered with Cecil College to offer a collaborative 2+2 Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Materials Engineering concentration, at the Cecil College Campus in North East, Md., starting with the fall 2015 semester.

August 10, 2015
FSU Names John Bowman Interim Vice President for International and Government Affairs
FSU Names John Bowman Interim Vice President for International and Government Affairs

Dr. John Bowman, Frostburg State University vice provost, has been named interim vice president for International and Government Affairs, providing leadership on these areas while retaining some related duties he had as vice provost.

August 6, 2015
Social Work Degree Guide Lists FSU’s Bachelor’s in Social Work Among Top 50 Affordable, Selective Programs
Social Work Degree Guide Lists FSU’s Bachelor’s in Social Work Among Top 50 Affordable, Selective Programs

Social Work Degree Guide, an online resource on social work careers and education, recently ranked Frostburg State University number 49 of the 50 most affordable, selective schools in the nation in which to earn a bachelor’s degree in social work.

August 4, 2015
FSU to Receive $1.6 Million TRiO Grant Over 5 Years to Support Qualified Students

A Frostburg State University program that helps 275 eligible students has received a competitive federal grant of $332,930 per year, totaling more than $1.6 million over the next five years. FSU’s TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Program, the only four-year SSS program in Western Maryland, has been continually funded since 1973.

August 3, 2015
Frostburg State University Receives Nearly $2.5 Million to Develop Nursing Programs

The path to a bachelor’s degree in nursing may be smoother – and up to $13,000 less expensive – thanks in part to nearly $2.5 million in grants that Frostburg State University has received to develop new collaborative programs.