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FSU Students Learn Survival Skills in Doomsday Preppers Course
FSU Students Learn Survival Skills in Doomsday Preppers Course

FSU students learn basic survival skills in a unique course called Doomsday Preppers and Surviving the Unexpected Emergency offered by the Department of Recreation and Parks.


Sociology of Harry Potter students, who are studying interpersonal relationships in that fictional world, organized a Quidditch match, complete with broomsticks, but without magical flight. 

Allegheny Woodrat Research
Allegheny Woodrat Research

A nearly $100,000 federal grant will enable Frostburg State University professors to lead multistate research on the possible solutions to reverse an Allegheny woodrat population decline.

Robots In Downtown Frostburg
Robots In Downtown Frostburg

FSU senior Eric Groff of Jefferson designed three robots applied to brick walls on Main Street businesses in Frostburg to give visitors a little treat when they stroll through town.


Student military service members and veterans have a new place to call home at FSU, the Veterans Center on University Drive, which also houses the Veterans Services Office.  

Ronald Nowaczyk Appointed FSU President
Ronald Nowaczyk Appointed FSU President

Ronald Nowaczyk has been appointed president of Frostburg State University by the University System of Maryland. Nowaczyk is provost and vice president for academic affairs at Clarion University in Pennsylvania. He will join Frostburg as president on May 9, 2016.

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October 18, 2016
Former President Gira Joins Board of J. Glenn Beall Institute for Public Affairs at Important Moment in U.S. History

Before retiring as president of Frostburg State University in 2006, Dr. Catherine Gira signed two agreements between the FSU Foundation, Inc., and former U.S. Senator J. Glenn Beall, Jr. The first, in 2001, established the J. Glenn Beall Archives in FSU’s Lewis J. Ort University Library.

October 10, 2016
FSU’s Online MBA Ranked by as Best Buy for Students Seeking High-Quality Low-Cost Online Degree

Frostburg State University’s online Master of Business Administration has been ranked the 15th Best Buy among distance MBAs in the nation by, the consumer guide to online colleges. This affordability ranking is based on a comprehensive review of more than 180 competing MBAs that are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

October 5, 2016
Frostburg State University Bobcats to Celebrate Homecoming 2016

Past, present and future Frostburg State University students are invited to celebrate Homecoming Weekend on the campus they can all call home. From Thursday, Oct. 20, to Sunday, Oct. 23, FSU will host a variety of exciting events, including a pep rally, a comedy performance, special ceremonies and athletic games.

October 5, 2016
President Nowaczyk Represents Frostburg State University at White House for Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

Frostburg State University President Ronald H. Nowaczyk was among some 40 college and university presidents invited to the White House in late September for the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge, an invitation extended because of Frostburg State University’s commitment to and success in community service and civic engagement.


Memorial Scholarship Helps Other Students Fulfill FSU Alumna’s Dream
Memorial Scholarship Helps Other Students Fulfill FSU Alumna’s Dream

Some people naturally seem to conquer every challenge life throws at them, no matter how difficult, without ever breaking a sweat. According to one of her oldest friends, Sarah Grace Guthrie, Frostburg State University Class of ’06, had always been one of those people, until she passed away from a sudden illness at the age of 26.

October 12, 2016
FSU Children’s Literature Centre Presents Annual Book Award

Each year, the children’s picture book that most embodies the attributes of compassion, love and courage is highlighted with an award from the Children’s Literature Centre (CLC) at Frostburg State University. The 2016 award winner is “Stick and Stone,” written by Beth Ferry and illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld.

October 11, 2016
FSU-TV3 Students Go Live and on Location to Cover Frostburg Events

When you see students from FSU-TV3 covering a live event, you won’t see a satellite truck or a hulking TV camera over their shoulders.

October 3, 2016
Frostburg State University Students Advocate for Music Education in Nation’s Capital

Frostburg State University Music Education students Alexa Bashaw and Shefali Shah spent a day in June on Capitol Hill advocating for the importance of music education for every student at the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) annual Capitol Hill Day. Bashaw and Shah were the only two college students representing Maryland at the event.

October 3, 2016
University of Maryland Libraries Awarded $250,000 Grant to Digitize Historic Newspapers

Frostburg State University has received grant funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a part of a $250,000 award to the University of Maryland Libraries to continue digitizing historic newspapers, including those preserved at FSU’s Lewis J. Ort Library.

September 29, 2016
Frostburg State University Swim Coaches Train Non-students, Too

Most people are happily asleep at 5:30 a.m. But that’s not the case for some local adult swimmers, who are in the water at the Frostburg State University pool on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at that early hour of the morning.

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News feeds from Frostburg State University are available using Really Simple Syndication (RSS). RSS is a syndicated news feed that provides access to article headlines, summaries, and links to full-text articles and resources on the Web. You can use Frostburg's RSS feeds to quickly and easily view updated information from various FSU web sites.

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What is RSS?

The acronym RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication." RSS is a simple XML-based system that allows users to subscribe to content from their favorite Web sites. Here at Frostburg, the user can subscribe to data feeds from News & Media Services and/or from FSU Athletics.


What is a news feed reader?

A news feed reader, also known as a news aggregator, is software that lets you subscribe to RSS feeds. It will automatically check your news feed subscription list and display any updated content that it finds.


Where can I get an RSS news feed reader?

To subscribe to an FSU news feed, you will need a news feed reader or aggregator. There are many different news feed readers available, many of which are free of charge. Some are desktop software that you download and install on your computer while others are Web-based news feed readers. You can view a list of popular news feed readers at Mashable or Yahoo!.


What are the benefits of using RSS?

RSS is an easy way for you to be alerted when content that interests you appears on the FSU web site. Instead of visiting the FSU site to browse for new articles or features, RSS automatically tells you when something new is posted online.


How can I sign up to receive RSS news feeds from News & Media Services or FSU Athletics?

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