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December 15, 2014
FSU Police Receives Governor’s Crime Prevention Award for 24th Year

For the 24th consecutive year, Frostburg State University Police has received the Governor’s Crime Prevention Award under Category A for its comprehensive law enforcement agency crime prevention program. On Dec. 4, Lt. Scott Donahue, along with Sgt. Jason McCumber, attended the 35th Annual Governor’s Crime Prevention Awards Program and Luncheon in Annapolis where Donahue was presented with a plaque/trophy on behalf of the department.

December 12, 2014
FSU Honored for Community Service for Fourth Consecutive Year
FSU Honored for Community Service for Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has honored Frostburg State University as a leader among institutions of higher education for its support of volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement, admitting FSU to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, this year under the category of General Community Service.

December 8, 2014
Frostburg State University to Celebrate Student Achievement at 145th Commencement

Frostburg State University celebrates the achievements of the fall 2014 graduating class with the 145th Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 20. The ceremony for the colleges of Business, Education and Liberal Arts and Sciences will take place at 2 p.m. in the Main Arena of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

December 2, 2014
Investigation Into FSU Police Misconduct Closed; No Basis Found for Charges

An external administrative and criminal investigation into allegations of misconduct by Frostburg State University Police personnel, conducted by the Combined County Criminal Investigations Unit (C3I), the Allegany County State’s Attorney’s Office and Cumberland City Police Department, has determined the allegations to be non-sustained.

December 2, 2014
FSU’s SOFI Program Wins Open Division Recipient Award at NUTN Network Conference
FSU’s SOFI Program Wins Open Division Recipient Award at NUTN Network Conference

Frostburg State University’s Student Online Freshman Initiative (SOFI) program won the Open Division Recipient Award at the NUTN Network Conference in September. FSU won the award for developing an innovative program or practice that contributed to the field of distance education, in the context of a new or ongoing program and student support services.

November 25, 2014
FSU’s Andy Duncan Wins World Fantasy Award for Best Novella
FSU’s Andy Duncan Wins World Fantasy Award for Best Novella

For “Wakulla Springs,” a novella about multiple generations in an African-American family living in a strange place in Florida, Andy Duncan, associate professor of English at Frostburg State University, has won the 2014 World Fantasy Award for Best Novella. The awards, widely considered one of the most prestigious fantasy awards, were given at the World Fantasy Convention on Sunday, Nov. 9, in Arlington, Va.

November 21, 2014
Mountain City Cookie Contest Returns to Frostburg’s Storybook Holiday

The Mountain City Cookie Contest will return as a part of the 11th annual Storybook Holiday on Saturday, Dec. 6, beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the Gunter Hotel Ballroom. For $1, visitors can taste a sample of each entered cookie and vote for their favorite in the People’s Choice or Kid’s Choice categories.

November 20, 2014
Frostburg State University Seeks Comment on Its College of Education

The College of Education at Frostburg State University is scheduled for an accreditation review visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) in April 2015. Federal regulations require that accrediting agencies allow for public comment on the qualifications of institutions or programs under consideration for initial or continuing accreditation.