||Dr. Lance Revennaugh Awarded FSU’s First Disability Support Services Award
Frostburg State University’s Disability Support Services Office awarded its first DSS award for Exemplary Service to Students With Disabilities to Dr. Lance Revennaugh, a professor in the Department of Mathematics, at a reception on May 9.
||FSU Presents Leadership Awards to Students, Faculty and Staff
Every year, Frostburg State University holds a Leadership Awards Ceremony hosted by the Office of Leadership and Experiential Learning, a way of saying thank you to the campus leaders who give so much to FSU, the local community and the world. At the ceremony, people from all over campus join together to celebrate another successful year and what it means to be a Bobcat.
||FSU Ranks High in Annual RecycleMania Tournament
Frostburg State University came in among the top fifth of the 273 college campuses that participated in the 2013 RecycleMania Tournament, ranking 58th overall. More than 110,000 pounds of waste were recycled from FSU during this tournament.
||FSU’s Center for Creative Writing to Host Savage Mountain Creative Writing Workshop
Frostburg State University’s Center for Creative Writing will host its Savage Mountain Creative Writing Workshop from Sunday, June 16, to Saturday, June 22. Participants will choose from one of two concentrations, poetry and fiction. The seminar-style workshops will be taught by poet Michelle Yost and fiction writer Jessica Growden. The workshop is open to high school students ages 15 through 18.
||FSU Students Participate in the Model Organization of American States
The Frostburg State University sent a delegation of students to the Model Organization of American States, an annual international simulation held at OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C., which is the culminating experience of POSC 435: Model Organization of American States.
||FSU to Host Summer Photo Workshop
Frostburg State University will host a Summer Photo Workshop from Monday, June 17, through Saturday, June 22, at the FSU campus for high school juniors and seniors. Students must have a digital camera.
||FSU’s Upward Bound Program Now Accepting Applications
The Upward Bound Program of Frostburg State University is accepting applications. This pre-college program is designed to assist 89 qualified Allegany County students in developing the skills and motivation necessary for success in high school and college. The program serves rising ninth graders through graduating high school seniors, is funded entirely by the U.S. Department of Education and is free to participants.
||Frostburg State University Kicks Off Frederick Alumni Chapter
FREDERICK, Md. – Frostburg State University kicked off the Frederick Chapter of the FSU Alumni Association with a reception on April 4 at Dutch’s Daughter, welcoming dozens of alumni from the Frederick area. The event’s alumni hosts and FSU officials gathered for a photo during the event; from left are Dr. Rosemary Thomas, vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the FSU Foundation, Inc.; Ken Coffey; Denise Plunkert Hoover; Jay Foster; FSU President Jonathan Gibralter; Buzz Morrissey; Veronica Mozzano; and Del. Galen R. Clagett (D-3A). For more information about the chapter, contact the FSU Office of Alumni Programs at 301-687-4068 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
||WFWM Public Radio and Tri-State Community School for the Arts to Host Scholarships for 2013 DelFest Academy
WFWM 91.9, public radio from Frostburg State University, and the Tri-State Community School for the Arts in Cumberland will provide two scholarships to this year’s DelFest Academy being held at the Allegany County Fairgrounds May 20 through 23. The DelFest Academy takes place before the annual DelFest, a music festival hosted by bluegrass legend Del McCoury. It is a friendly, but intensive, three-day experience that will give musicians the opportunity to work with some of the finest bluegrass musicians. Instruction is available for banjo, bass, fiddle, guitar and mandolin.
||(Re)Designed for Success
By Transforming How Some Entry Level Classes Are Taught, FSU Is Breaking Down Roadblocks for Students
Improving graduation rates. Making teaching more student-centered. Incorporating more instructional technology. It seems like every day, there’s a new solution that surfaces in the sea change surging through higher education that aims to help institutions respond to today’s world, keep costs in check and improve the educational experience.
Could course redesign help Frostburg State University navigate these uncertain waters? Here’s a closer look at how FSU is taking a leadership role in making learning more effective, innovative and efficient for students and faculty.