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Frostburg students Essence Moseley, left, and Jamal Bullock, center, team up with a student from another school to install drywall during Spring Break in New Jersey. Learn more here.


Intellect, verbal sparring, clandestine missions and persuasive acting were all part of the game in a Reacting to the Past workshop featuring Frostburg State University history and philosophy students. Read more here.


The third annual I Swim for Bob Day celebrated the life of Bob Norr and raises funds for a scholarship in his name. Learn more here.

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Timothy Cross & Xunyu Pan.jpg

Timothy Cross, left, and Dr. Xunyu Pan display a computer running Cross’ Musicians Aid app, which can help musicians produce sheet music from the notes they play. Learn more here.

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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 10, 2015
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, 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.


Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference
Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference

A new application developed by a recent Frostburg State University graduate could strike a chord with self-taught musicians one day.

Timothy Cross of Cumberland created a program called Musicians Aid before graduating from FSU in fall 2014 when he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Musicians Aid could be a blessing for aspiring musicians if fully developed, and the promise of the technology captured the attention of Silicon Valley companies at an international conference in February.

April 15, 2015
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

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 7, 2015
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.

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 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.”

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