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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.  


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. 


A public art partnership had its own ‘Burg Broadway debut when the mural at 19 S. Broadway, painted and designed by student Parris Ashley, was unveiled. Watch the mural take shape.


Behind-the-scenes workers like Rachel Saylor, fitting a mask on Sara Danley (Juliet) while Eric Brown (cheerleader) waits, are essential to theatre productions like “Romeo and Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending.” Read more here.

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Frostburg State University students are encouraged to share their Welcome Week experiences by using the hashtag #InstaFrostburg. View the latest here.

Top Headlines
November 9, 2015
Value Added by Frostburg Education Demonstrated in Two New College Rankings

Two new college rankings studies based on the U.S. Department of Education’s 2015 College Scorecard database have been released – one from the Economist and another from the Brookings Institute. While the rankings use different methodologies, each sought to determine the value colleges add to their students’ earnings potential. The studies compared former students and graduates’ actual earnings to the earnings researchers projected for attendees of such an institution.

November 5, 2015
Frostburg State University Named Military Friendly for Fifth Straight Year

Victory Media, which serves military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Frostburg State University to its coveted Military Friendly Schools list for the fifth year in a row. The Military Friendly Schools list honors colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that go above and beyond to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

October 29, 2015
Frostburg State Students Explore Sociology of Harry Potter

How does the Minister of Magic influence criminal justice in Harry Potter’s Wizarding World?

October 21, 2015
Three Remarkable Employees Honored With Staff Awards for Excellence

Frostburg State University honored three outstanding employees, Lyndsey Baker, Joni Smith and Patrick Fairall, at its recent Fall Convocation. The annual Staff Awards for Excellence recognize exceptional service to the institution. Recipients are nominated and chosen by their colleagues. This year’s award winners have served FSU for 29 years.


Frostburg State University Observatory Bringing Universe Into Focus at Planetarium
Frostburg State University Observatory Bringing Universe Into Focus at Planetarium

The universe is now coming into focus through Frostburg State University’s Observatory, where stunning images from the rooftop observatory are now being projected on the FSU Planetarium and Multimedia Learning Center’s dome screen during shows.

November 24, 2015
Competing on a Whim Sending FSU Student to World Geography Bowl in San Francisco

Some of the greatest opportunities can come on a whim, as Frostburg State University senior Andrew Bosch recently found out.

Bosch was set to present undergraduate research on the Canada’s Nunavut Land Claim Agreement at the Mid-Atlantic Division of the Association of Geographers Conference in Towson. Just a week before the conference, an FSU professor asked him to join the FSU Geography Bowl team that would be competing there. Knowing it was his last chance to compete, he accepted, excelled and earned a trip to the World Geography Bowl in San Francisco this spring.

November 3, 2015
FSU Foundation Opportunity Grant Serves as Heartbeat for Human Anatomy Courses

Peering upward from her seat, Hannah Tavik is carefully locating the mylohyoid muscle on her patient’s neck using a metal pointer.

October 28, 2015
FSU’s Annual Retreat Gives Budding Leaders an Early Jump Start

As the Appalachian Mountains turned golden for the start of autumn, a group of Frostburg State University freshmen headed to Camp Allegheny to turn over a new leaf.

October 20, 2015
Scholarship at FSU Aims to Improve Physician Availability in Western Maryland

Residents of Western Maryland may someday have an easier time finding a primary care physician thanks to a novel scholarship founded by a Frostburg State University alumna and her husband. The Drs. Christopher and Anita Vagnoni Future Physicians Scholarship supports full-time FSU juniors or seniors who intend to become physicians, with preference to applicants who plan to practice primary care in Allegany County.

October 20, 2015
Four Receive FSU Service to Alma Mater Awards

The Frostburg State University Alumni Association honored four alumni with the Service to Alma Mater Award during the Board of Directors fall meeting as part of FSU’s 2015 Homecoming celebration. Rebecca A. Brown-McCusker, Mary E. Clapsaddle, retired Air Force Col. Ronald G. Forrester and the Rev. James L. Mason received the prestigious awards.

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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.


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