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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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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.

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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.


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.


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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August 4, 2015
FSU to Receive $1.6 Million TRiO Grant Over 5 Years to Support Qualified Students

A Frostburg State University program that helps 275 eligible students has received a competitive federal grant of $332,930 per year, totaling more than $1.6 million over the next five years. FSU’s TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) Program, the only four-year SSS program in Western Maryland, has been continually funded since 1973.

August 3, 2015
Frostburg State University Receives Nearly $2.5 Million to Develop Nursing Programs

The path to a bachelor’s degree in nursing may be smoother – and up to $13,000 less expensive – thanks in part to nearly $2.5 million in grants that Frostburg State University has received to develop new collaborative programs.

July 23, 2015
Ahmad Tootoonchi Named Interim Provost at FSU

Sydney Duncan Named Associate Provost; Sudhir Singh Named Acting Dean

Dr. Ahmad Tootoonchi, dean of the Frostburg State University College of Business, has been named interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, one of several appointments within the division. Previous Provost William Childs has returned to his faculty position in the Department of Educational Professions.

July 23, 2015
Frostburg State University Partners With University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Vanung University in Taiwan for Hospitality Management Program

Frostburg State University students will have a unique immersive international opportunity in hospitality management thanks to a new partnership with Vanung University in Taiwan and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.


Frostburg State University Marketing Students Create Plan for Allegany Museum
Frostburg State University Marketing Students Create Plan for Allegany Museum

The Allegany Museum in Cumberland could see more visitors and dollars come through its doors thanks to a study from Frostburg State University marketing students.

As part of a capstone course, MKTG 469 Marketing Plans Development, undergraduate marketing majors team up to take on clients from the community that receive free research and advice after a semester’s worth of work.

July 30, 2015
Kennedy Nursing Scholarship at FSU the Perfect Legacy for a Renaissance Woman

The late Enid Musser Kennedy was only a teenager when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941, but she pledged her service as soon as she graduated from high school, entering the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps to serve in the U.S. Navy. World War II ended before she graduated from Memorial Hospital Nursing School in 1947, however, so she became an operating room nurse at Miner’s Hospital in Frostburg instead.

July 28, 2015
FSU Center for Creative Writing Announces Winners of One-Act Playwriting Competition

The Frostburg Center for Creative Writing announces “Fifty Miles Away” by Jason Tinney of Frederick, Md., and Holly Morse-Ellington of Baltimore as the winner of the 2015 One-Act Playwriting Competition for the Frostburg One-Act Play Festival. The second-place play is “Death and the Psychiatrist” by James Hutchison of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and third place is “The Missed Connections Club” by Harold Taw and Chris Jeffries of Seattle, Wash.

July 14, 2015
FSU Forestry Students Master Chainsaw Skills for Game of Logging Certification

Frostburg State University forestry students are finding out that running a chainsaw has added benefits.

July 14, 2015
Music Growing on the Vine at FSU’s Frostburg Grows Summer Concert Series

Pluckin’ strings and pickin’ produce go hand in hand at Frostburg State University’s Frostburg Grows Summer Concert Series.

July 14, 2015
Frostburg Grows Offers Sustainable Agriculture Training in Exchange for Volunteer Work

Farmers can receive free training in sustainable agriculture through Frostburg State University’s Frostburg Grows through a work exchange program.

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