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March 24, 2015
Frostburg State University’s Thomas Serfass Named Wildlife Society Fellow
Frostburg State University’s Thomas Serfass Named Wildlife Society Fellow

Dr. Thomas L. Serfass, chair of Frostburg State University’s Department of Biology and Natural Resources, has been named a lifetime fellow of The Wildlife Society.

March 23, 2015
Community Encouraged to Register for I Swim for Bob Day
Community Encouraged to Register for I Swim for Bob Day

Whether on water or land, the late Frostburg State University student-athlete Bob Norr always had a smile on his face.

“He was the most kind-hearted adventurer you would ever want to meet,” said Dr. Diane Blankenship, associate professor of Recreation and Parks Management, one of Norr's instructors.

The FSU Recreation and Parks Management major died in a kayaking accident in January 2012, and his passion lives on through the annual I Swim for Bob Day – Discover Your Own Adventure as well as the Robert A. Norr Presidential Merit Scholarship through the FSU Foundation.

March 23, 2015
National “Enough Is Enough” Campaign to End Campus Violence Returns to FSU With Week of Events
National “Enough Is Enough” Campaign to End Campus Violence Returns to FSU With Week of Events

Frostburg State University will once again participate in “Enough Is Enough,” the national campaign to end campus violence, the week of Monday, April 6, through Friday, April 10. Each day will have a different theme. Events, workshops and information will be offered throughout.

March 18, 2015
Carl “Buck” Belt Presented With FSU Foundation Pinnacle Award
Carl “Buck” Belt Presented With FSU Foundation Pinnacle Award

In recognition of nearly 24 years of continuous service to the Frostburg State University Foundation Board of Directors, Carl “Buck” Belt, Jr., was presented with the Pinnacle Award, the highest honor bestowed by the FSU Foundation, during the University’s annual Sloop Institute for Excellence in Leadership on March 6.

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.

March 12, 2015
FSU’s Dr. Gregory Latta and Robert Hein Receive Individual Artist Awards From Maryland State Arts Council
FSU’s Dr. Gregory Latta and Robert Hein Receive Individual Artist Awards From Maryland State Arts Council

For a second time, two Frostburg State University faculty members, Dr. Gregory Latta of the Department of Physics and Engineering and Robert Hein of the Department of Visual Arts, have received the Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award, which recognizes the importance of artists and their works of excellence to the cultural vibrancy of Maryland. A celebration to honor the awardees will be held on Monday, June 8, at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore.

March 11, 2015
Frostburg State University Earns Third-Year Honors as Tree Campus USA
Frostburg State University Earns Third-Year Honors as Tree Campus USA

For the third year in a row, Frostburg State University has been honored as a Tree Campus USA for its commitment to effective urban forest management. The program, launched in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and sponsored by Toyota, “honors colleges and universities and their leaders for promoting healthy trees and engaging students and staff in the spirit of conservation,” according to the Arbor Day Foundation.

March 4, 2015
FSU Activities for Life Offering Youth Swimming Lessons

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer two sessions of infant and preschool swim time (3 months to 3 years), as well as youth swimming lessons for ages 4 to 13, Mondays and Wednesdays in the Cordts Physical Education Center swimming pool. Session 1 will take place from March 23 to April 8 and Session 2 from April 13 to 29.

March 4, 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, March 25 through April 29. Classes will be held in room 106 of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

March 3, 2015
Learning Is More Than a Game for Frostburg State University Students, Faculty

Intellect, verbal sparring, clandestine missions and persuasive acting were all part of the game this weekend in a special workshop featuring Frostburg State University history and philosophy students.

An interdisciplinary Reacting to the Past workshop held Feb. 28 to March 1 at FSU featured students and faculty playing the roles of labor and women’s rights luminaries like W.E.B. Du Bois and Margaret Sanger in a creative debate to influence their peers playing as artists and bohemians for “Greenwich Village 1913: Suffrage, Labor and the New Woman.”

March 3, 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, March 23 through April 20, 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.

March 3, 2015
Activities for Life at FSU to Offer Climbing Parties

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University now offers climbing parties at the Climbing Gym located in the Cordts Physical Education Center. Rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays.

March 2, 2015
FSU Faculty Member Dr. Yan Bao Honored With USM Award for Teaching
FSU Faculty Member Dr. Yan Bao Honored With USM Award for Teaching

Dr. Yan Bao, an associate professor in the Frostburg State University Department of Accounting, has been awarded the Regents’ Faculty Award for Teaching, the highest honor that the University System of Maryland Board of Regents bestows to recognize exemplary faculty achievement. She will be honored at the April 10 meeting of the board.

February 27, 2015
FSU Swimmer Shattuck Sets Three American Paralympic Records
FSU Swimmer Shattuck Sets Three American Paralympic Records

During last weekend’s Capital Athletic Conference Championship, it was the freshmen making big waves for the Frostburg State University swimming teams. While a pair of freshmen set several school records, freshman Zach Shattuck aimed bigger and broke several American Paralympic records.