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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.

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The third annual I Swim for Bob Day celebrates the life of Bob Norr and raises funds for a scholarship in his name. Read 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.

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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.

April 9, 2015
R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Literature Outreach Events to Feature Authors/Illustrators

As part of Frostburg State University’s 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature, the R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Literature Outreach event, featuring Festival authors and illustrators Scott Campbell, Brian Floca, Deborah Hopkinson and Matt Phelan, will be offered Tuesday, April 21, through Friday, April 24, at schools and libraries throughout Allegany County.

 

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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 30, 2015
FSU Creative Writing Center Issues Call for Art and Poetry

The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing invites students and community members to submit their art and poetry to the third annual Word and Image Project, which will feature selected works in an art exhibition and poetry chapbook. All work should be sent to the Center for Creative Writing by Monday, April 20, to be considered for the juried exhibition in May.

March 23, 2015
Community Encouraged to Register for I Swim for Bob Day

Whether on water or land, the late Frostburg State University student-athlete Bob Norr always had a smile on his face.

“He was the most kind-hearted adventurer you would ever want to meet,” said Dr. Diane Blankenship, associate professor of Recreation and Parks Management, one of Norr's instructors.

The FSU Recreation and Parks Management major died in a kayaking accident in January 2012, and his passion lives on through the annual I Swim for Bob Day – Discover Your Own Adventure as well as the Robert A. Norr Presidential Merit Scholarship through the FSU Foundation.

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