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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.
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.
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.
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.
A Frostburg State University graduate student is digging deep into the history of Cranberry Swamp in Finzel.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The volunteerism by Frostburg State University students in Uganda is called inspiring work for a reason.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The late Enid Musser Kennedy was only a teenager when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, but she pledged her service as soon as she graduated from high school, entering the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps to serve in the U.S. Navy. World War II ended before she graduated from Memorial Hospital Nursing School in 1947, however, so she became an operating room nurse at Miner’s Hospital in Frostburg instead.