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May 3, 2015
FSU President Emerita Gira Honored in Naming of New Center for Communications and Information Technology

Frostburg State University’s newest academic building is now known as the Catherine R. Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology, following an unveiling ceremony today. The naming honors Gira’s 15 years of service to FSU and her distinguished career in higher education.

Held on a sunny spring morning in more than 100 well-wishers, the black and red drape covering the brick sign that now bears her name was drawn up and away as Gira stood by.

April 29, 2015
Chancellor Kirwan Appoints Frostburg State University Presidential Search and Screening Committee
Chancellor Kirwan Appoints Frostburg State University Presidential Search and Screening Committee

Adelphi, MD (April 29, 2015) – William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, today announced his appointment of the search and screening committee for the president of Frostburg State University, one of the university system’s 12 institutions.

April 29, 2015
FSU Biology Students Visit Savage River State Forest to Protect Endangered Butterfly
FSU Biology Students Visit Savage River State Forest to Protect Endangered Butterfly

An endangered butterfly’s future generations will be spreading their wings with a greater chance of survival thanks, in part, to the work of Frostburg State University biology students.

April 28, 2015
FSU’s Relay For Life Raises Nearly $32,000 to Fight Against Cancer
FSU’s Relay For Life Raises Nearly $32,000 to Fight Against Cancer

Cold weather wasn’t going to bring down the nearly 600 participants unified to help conquer cancer at Frostburg State University’s Relay For Life.

April 24, 2015
Frostburg State University Center for Communications and Information Technology to Be Named in Honor of President Emerita Catherine R. Gira
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 22, 2015
Behind-the-Scenes Students Vital to FSU's “Romeo and Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending”
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 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 15, 2015
Frostburg Students, Faculty Volunteer to Help Taxpayers for the Past 25 Years
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
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 10, 2015
Tom Bowling Appointed Interim President of Frostburg State University
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.

April 10, 2015
Frostburg State University Expands Regional Tuition Rate Zone to 120-Mile Radius
Frostburg State University Expands Regional Tuition Rate Zone to 120-Mile Radius

FROSTBURG, Md. – Residents of Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Ohio living within 120 miles of Frostburg State University may be eligible for a newly expanded Regional Tuition Rate that will save them about $4,600 per year over out-of-state tuition. This same regional rate previously only applied in counties contiguous to Western Maryland.

April 9, 2015
R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Literature Outreach Events to Feature Authors/Illustrators
R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Literature Outreach Events to Feature Authors/Illustrators

As part of Frostburg State University’s 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature, the R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Literature Outreach event, featuring Festival authors and illustrators Scott Campbell, Brian Floca, Deborah Hopkinson and Matt Phelan, will be offered Tuesday, April 21, through Friday, April 24, at schools and libraries throughout Allegany County.

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

April 7, 2015
FSU to Focus on Its Climate Action Commitment at Focus Frostburg
FSU to Focus on Its Climate Action Commitment at Focus Frostburg

Frostburg State University will be fully focused on its climate action commitment during the upcoming Focus Frostburg event, an annual day of learning on sustainability and climate awareness, on Wednesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event, free and open to the public, will feature green activities for everyone, including presentations in the Lane University Center.