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Volume 31, Number 26, April 9, 2001

Copy deadline: noon Wednesday, 228 Hitchins or emedcalf@frostburg.edu

Inside:

Speakers. Art, Presentations, Take Note, Points of Pride, Volunteers, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, International, Calendar

 

University Theatre to Present Arthur Miller’s "All My Sons"

The final production of the 2000-2001 University Theatre season, Arthur Miller’s "All My Sons," will be performed on April 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and April 21 at 2 p.m. in the PAC’s F. Perry Smith Studio Theatre.

Considered Miller’s first successful work, "All My Sons" is a classic tragedy set during wartime that deals with family, loyalty, greed, self-deception, cowardice and remorse. The play reflects the celebrated playwright’s response to the "official optimism" throughout the United States during and after World War II.

The Kellers seem like the perfect Middle-America family, living happy and ordinary lives - that is, until a secret is exposed. During World War II, Joe, the family patriarch, authorized shipment of cracked P-40 cylinder heads that caused the deaths of 21 pilots whose planes crashed as a result. Each family member must struggle to accept painful truths and examine his and her own concepts of honor and loyalty.

"All My Sons" has been described by Brooks Atkinson as "an honest, forceful drama that showed unusual understanding of the tangled loyalties of human beings."

For reservations and information, call x4145 between 1 and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Tickets are $7 for non-students and $3 for students.

Leader in Health and Physical Ed to Speak

Dr. Leslie Lambert, a leader in the advancement of health and physical education standards, will speak at FSU Monday and Tuesday, April 9 and 10, as the 2001 Lillian Wellner Scholar.

Lambert’s programs will be "Assessment: Finding the Target" on April 9 from 9 to 10:15 a.m.; "Standards-Based Program Design: Planning with Learning in Mind" on April 9 from 1 to 2:15 p.m.; and "Future Perspectives: Ready or Not, Here it Comes!" on April 10 from 8 to 9:15 a.m. All programs will be in Lane Center room 201 and are free and open to the public.

Lambert is a professor and chair of the Department of Education and Physical Education at Roanoke College in Salem, Va. Through her work on the committee developing program guidelines for Beginning Teacher Standards for NCATE/NASPE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education/National Association for Sport and Physical Education), Lambert had an indirect effect on FSU’s health and physical education program, as well as others across the nation. FSU uses those guidelines as the benchmark for its program.

Lambert has been a member of the Physical Best Steering Committee for the past seven years. Physical Best is the educational component of a comprehensive health-related fitness education program designed to support existing curriculums and enable teachers to help students meet national health-related fitness standards. These standards are reflected throughout the entire undergraduate health and physical education program at FSU, and FSU education students study Lambert’s publications on standards-based assessment in the "Evaluation and Assessment" course.

Lambert’s professional pursuits have led to national recognition as one of the architects of the future of health and physical education.

The Lillian Wellner Scholar program was created from an endowment from Wellner to allow the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at FSU to host a series of lectures by nationally acclaimed scholars. It was named for the late Lillian Wellner, a former Frostburg State registrar and physical education instructor.

For information, call the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at x4461.

Children’s Literature Festival Returns

The Eighteenth Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature at FSU, featuring a lineup of award-winning authors and illustrators, will be Friday and Saturday, April 27 and 28.

Each year, a "packed house" of librarians, educators, parents and students come to the FSU campus to share their love of children’s literature and to learn more about the successful ways to share that love with children.

Reading ability, so important to success, can be proportionately related to desire and enjoyment. The more children enjoy reading, the more they read, and the better readers they become. In the "share and learn" atmosphere of the Literature Festival, adults, who direct children’s learning, interact first-hand with authors and illustrators who bring characters to life, and inspire children to read.

The agenda includes small group sessions and large group presentations offered in a personal and relaxed environment. Topics range from particular application, such as using literacy centers in the school curriculum to enhance instruction, to the more tangible, like providing positive gender role models in children’s literature.

The program offers diversity, with large and small group presentations and many opportunities for one-to-one interaction with colleagues and the featured authors and illustrators. An extensive book selection is available for purchase, and there will be opportunities to get books autographed. All of these opportunities are set in FSU’s prime location, the Western Maryland mountains in the spring.

Event headliners are Henry Cole, Pamela Edwards, Robert Sabuda, and Susan Wojciechowski. The theme for the 2001 Festival weekend will be "The Magic of Paper, Pictures and Words."

Cole is an illustrator who started his career while studying forestry at Virginia Tech. This love of the outdoors and the observations that were required for his major has helped him to better visualize and illustrate the characters within his books. He has been working with Pamela Edwards since 1993. He has been an illustrator for books such as "Moosetache," "Barefoot" and "Some Smug Slug," which was selected as one of the top books of 1996 by the "School Library Journal" and "Children’s Literature."

Edwards’ love of reading, combined with her interest in children, has propelled her into writing. Always encouraged by her father as a child to read, Edwards first began writing after attending a children’s literature conference with Cole, her future colleague. Her books, which include "Some Smug Slug," "Roar!" and "Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke," illustrate her humorous writing style and incorporate lessons with each story.

Sabuda is an award-winning author-illustrator, best known for his pop-up books, which include "The Paper Dragon," "The Christmas Alphabet," "Tutankehmanes Gift" and "Kwanzaa Celebration." His outlook on life is much different from many other people, including the question of his career choice. Other authors feel that they are fulfilling a need for self-expression while enriching the experience of future generations, while Sabuda is simply fulfilling the need to eat.

Wojceichowski, award-winning author, mother and wife, brilliantly incorporates her family into her writing. Picture books such as "The Miracle of Jonathan Toomey" have captured the Kate Greenaway Medal and ALA Notable Book of the Year Award. Her chapter books appeal to young adolescence and incorporate a writing style that is heart warming and enlightening.

In addition to the adult activities, The R. Margaret Hamilton Children’s Hour for children aged 4 to 13 will be Friday, April 27, beginning at 4 p.m. Age-specific workshops are presented by the authors in which they share their work with children, as well as the process of writing, illustrating and the enjoyment it can bring. Registration is required for the sessions and can be arranged by contacting Andy or Bruce at x4420.

The festival was the brainchild of FSU Professor William Bingman as he looked for a way to honor two colleagues, both of whom held children’s literature as a number one love. Now in its 19th year, what began as a small gathering of children’s literature enthusiasts has blossomed to over 350 eager participants.

Admission to the Festival is by registration only, and space is limited. Advance registration is required, and pre-orders are available for books that will be featured at the Festival. The Festival is administered by the FSU Foundation Inc. and sponsored by the FSU Department of Educational Professions and the Children’s Literature Centre. For information, contact Bingman at x4420.

 

SPEAKERS

Appalachian Laboratory

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory, announces a Special "Tag-Team" Seminar for Tuesday, April 10, at 3:30 p.m. in Room 109 titled: "Conservation of Wildlife and Finfish in Zimbabwe and Malawi, Africa." The wildlife portion will focus on Zimbabwe and will be covered by William "Bill" Doertenbach, General Manager, Save (SAA-VAY) Valley Wildlife Services. Doertenbach has lived in Zimbabwe for 25 years and has been working with the Save Valley Conservancy Trust. The fish portion will focus on Malawi and will be covered by Kenneth R. McKaye and Alison Wiklund, UMCES Appalachian Laboratory. McKaye is renowned for his research on cichlid fish species in Malawi and Nicaragua.

On Thursday, April 12, Robert Hilderbrand, of Appalachian Laboratory, will present "Conservation and Restoration of Populations and Physical Habitat in Coldwater Streams." He will speak at 3:30 p.m. in AL Room 109.

 

ART

"Oil, Water & Light" to Exhibit Seniors’ Works

Three Maryland artists will exhibit their recent works in a show titled "Oil, Water & Light" from April 27 through May 2 in the Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery. The show is free and open to the public.

An opening reception, also free and open to the public, will be held Friday, April 27 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Roper Gallery. Refreshments will be served.

Matthew Pickett of Columbia will exhibit traditional landscape and still life oil paintings. His landscapes display the unique aspects of Maryland’s scenery.

Heather David of Dundalk specializes in wildlife, landscape and close-up photographs. Her composed works, inspired by everyday observations, aspire to help viewers connect with the living spirit within all things and gain a greater respect for the world.

Local artist Lisa Peterson of Cumberland will show watercolors and prints. Her work is a reflection and celebration of vibrant color as it appears in the world, with images intended to inspire the viewer.

For more information, contact the Department of Visual Art at x4797.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Math Symposium

The FSU Mathematics Department will sponsor the 30th Annual Mathematics Symposium, Friday May 4. This year’s theme is: "Our 3M Mission: Making Mathematics Meaningful." The keynote presentation will be "Virtual Manipulatives? ... And Their Role in School Mathematics" by Dr. Patricia S. Moyer-Packenham of the Graduate School of Education at George Mason University. Also of note is the presentation "Magnifying Mathsemantics Momentum" by Edward MacNeal together with FSU professors Kurt Lemmert (Mathematics) and Glynn Baugher (English). Mr. MacNeal, an airlines industry consultant, is author of the book "Mathsemantics".

Visit the Mathematics Symposium website at http://www.frostburg.edu/dept/math/wojnar/mathsymposium/ .

 

TAKE NOTE

Speaker, Hip-Hop Demo to Celebrate M.L. King

The FSU community will celebrate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King with two events on Monday, April 23.

At 11 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center’s Pealer Recital Hall will be the annual convocation in honor of the civil rights pioneer. The featured speaker will be Bruce Jacobs, a Baltimore writer and author of "Speaking Through the Skin," a poetry collection, and "Race Manners," an honest "guidebook" to "the minefield between black and white Americans." A Harvard graduate with professional background in journalism and in advertising, Jacobs speaks and writes with candor about the impediments to healthy racial relations in America and about how to overcome those obstacles.

The convocation will also feature FSU students performing chorale and gospel music.

At 7 p.m. that evening, also in Pealer Hall, an enlightening demonstration of "Hip-Hop: a Cultural Expression" will be presented by a team of artist/lecturers from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum, part of Cleveland State University’s Black Studies Program. The demonstration will include expertly performed examples of "DJ" rap music, break dancing, graffiti art and slam poetry, followed by a panel discussion of the origins and characteristics of the culture, and an open session with the audience. The performer/panelists will emphasize linkages between the civil rights movement and hip-hop as a liberating culture.

Last Notice/Last Chance for May Commencement

If you need to submit an appeal to the Academic Standards Subcommittee concerning participation in commencement or graduation (degree completion), your LAST CHANCE for the May 2001 ceremony and graduation is THIS THURSDAY, APRIL 12. The student affected must submit a letter of appeal and any supporting documentation or letters to the Office of the Provost, Hitchins 213, fax x7960, by 4 p.m. on that date. After this meeting, the commencement list will be finalized and the booklet sent to be printed. Questions: Contact Bonny Griffith at x4212.

Advising Mentor Program

The 2001 ADVISING MENTOR PROGRAM got off to a good start last Tuesday with an excellent workshop on "Advising Juniors and Seniors and Interpreting Degree Audits." Thanks to the presenters, Phyllis Casey and Jodi Ternent, and to all who attended. Watch your e-mail for this week’s scheduled workshops: "Interpreting and Using Student Records in Advising (First Time College Students)" and "University Baccalaureate Degree Requirements and the General Education Program." Once we get through the rush of registration time, we’ll repeat each of these and give you the complete schedule for the rest of the year. Questions? Call Mary Gartner or Bonny Griffith at x4212, or e-mail mgartner@frostburg.edu.

Who Can Be an Advising Mentor?

Anyone who wants to understand the most important part of each student’s life at FSU: his/her academic program. Some suggestions: Every academic department chair, all faculty, all ORIE 101 instructors/advisors (current, past, or future), all admissions staff, all staff who provide academic support services for students, all academic monitors, coaches and administrative assistants in academic departments and academic support offices. Or YOU! We are all representatives and recruiters for Frostburg State, and we are all potential mentors and confidantes for students.

Several individuals have asked "How do I sign up for the ADVISING MENTOR PROGRAM? Well, you don’t. Only one workshop, "The Advising Process," is required.

Otherwise, you attend the workshops that you think you need, let your advisees and advising supervisor evaluate the quality of your work (if you have advisees), and take an exam next fall. The workshops are strongly recommended for beginners, and we’d like to have experienced advisors too so you can share your knowledge. But, if you think you know it all, you don’t have to come. Just like a course, however, the exam will be based on the workshop (class) content.

Questions? Contact Mary Gartner at x4212 or mgartner@frostburg.edu.

FSU Students to Conduct Surveys

Students in Dr. Anthony Crosby’s Community Analysis course are in the process of conducting telephone surveys and face-to-face interviews in Frostburg and surrounding areas. The purpose of the survey is to determine how local residents feel about government services and processes.

This survey is being completed with the cooperation of Frostburg Mayor John Bambacus. For questions or further information, please contact Dr. Crosby at x4391 or x4368.

Dept. of Social Work Sets Info Session

The Department of Social Work at FSU will hold an information session Tuesday, April 10, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Department of Social Work Offices in Guild Center 029, for persons interested in a career in social work. The meeting will include information on the curriculum requirements of the social work program at FSU.

The session is designed for people who want to learn more about the social work profession and FSU’s undergraduate social work program.

Those who plan to attend are asked to call the Social Work Department at x7497 at least one day in advance of the session.

The FSU undergraduate social work program is fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

For information about FSU’s social work program, contact Kathleen H. Powell at x4695.

 

POINTS OF PRIDE

Judy Wolfe (Student Support Services) and Jay Hegeman (PASS) presented "Best Practices in Student Support Services: FSU’s Model" at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Developmental Educational in Louisville, Ky., on March 15.

Dr. Mikal Crawford, Educational Professions, School Counseling Program, recently presented a workshop at the State Conference of the Maryland Association of Counseling and Development at Loyola College titled "Balance, Boundaries and Bounce! An Antidote to Burnout for Counselors." This workshop was the Maryland Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors’ contribution to the state conference.

FSU students Brian Felix and Chris Wainwright were recognized in the Cumberland Times-News recently for saving a third FSU student when his Frostburg apartment caught fire. Felix and Wainwright, both of New Oxford, Pa., and both sergeants with the Frostburg Fire Department, were the first responders to the February call. They had to force their way inside and carry out the student, who had fallen asleep and couldn’t rouse himself due to the smoke.

Felix and Wainwright were two of four FSU students on the first truck to arrive. An Allegany College student was also part of the crew.

The student they rescued came to as soon has he was brought into the night air. He was treated at the scene.

 

VOLUNTEERS

Blood Drive

The Residence Hall Association, in conjunction with the Johnstown Chapter of the American Red Cross, is sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lane Center Manicur Assembly Hall. For information, contact Gary Larrick at x4513. Please give to help save a life.

Annual Book Drive

Do you love to read? Are you always looking for new books? If so, the A STAR! in Western Maryland book drive may be for you. In its fourth year, the drive this year will be Monday, April 16, to Thursday, April 19, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Country Club Mall in LaVale.

Books generally cover a wide range of topics and are offered to the public free of charge. Please come and see the selection, and take home some great new finds to add to your book collection. Contact Rhonda Schwinabart at x4191 with any questions. We’ll see you at the book drive.

 

JOBS, JOBS, JOBS

Applications Available for Lane Center Jobs

Lane Center and Campus Activities is accepting applications for student employees for the fall 2001 semester. Applications are available at the Lane Center Information Desk. Applications are due Tuesday, April 10. All applicants must attach a current resume.

Positions may include: Technical/Set-Up Crew, Information Desk Attendant, Game Room Attendant Qualifications: You must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA, previous related experience, superior customer service skills, a commitment to team building, school spirit and a keen attention for detail.

For more information, please stop by the Lane Center Information Desk or call Stacey Klimkosky at x4151.

Supplemental Instructors Wanted

FSU’s Learning Center is looking for students to participate in the Supplemental Instruction (SI) Program. A Supplemental Instructor attends a selected course, models good student behavior (like reading the book, taking notes, asking questions), and coordinates a weekly lab where students participate in structured activities designed to improve classroom and test-taking performance.

Current positions include History 100, Sociology 100 and Psychology 150.

Students who are interested in teaching or tutoring are encouraged to apply, but the positions are available to any FSU student willing to share study tips and motivate students!

An SI Leader receives a stipend of $250 and Education Field Experience credits. Job duties include class attendance, weekly supervisor conference and a one-hour per week lab. Opportunities for additional service — and pay — are available.

For applications or additional information, please visit the Learning Center, 150 Pullen Hall, or contact Sandy Eckard at x3064 or seckard@frostburg.edu.

Student Math Instructors

FSU’s Learning Center Seeks student instructors for its Developmental Math Program. Earn $500, receive 3 EDUC field experience credits, and build your resume!

Students who are interested in education or mathematics are encouraged to apply; however, the search is open to all students interested in helping other students build their math skills.

For information or application materials visit, call, or e-mail Beth Stallings at The Learning Center, 150 Pullen Hall, x4442, bstallings@frostburg.edu.

 

GET INVOLVED

United Campus Ministry

United Campus Ministry will show the second part of the film "Jesus of Nazareth," which includes the Good Friday and Easter segments, Wednesday, April 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Ort Library Room 237.

Running and Racing

The FSU Bobcat Spring Crawl 2001 5K Run/Walk will be Sunday, April 22, at 10 a.m. at the Cordts P.E. Center. Registration begins at 9 a.m. All participants will receive a T-shirt. For information, contact Adrienne Swartz at x4466.

Open Mic Night

Are you a poet, singer, dancer, rapper, or play a musical instrument? Share your talent at Open Mic Night on Saturday, April 14 from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Lane Center Loft. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. Open Mic Night is sponsored by Center Stage. For more information call x4151.

Center Stage Positions Available

Do you enjoy planning events or are looking for a way to get involved on campus? Apply for a position on Center Stage! Center Stage is an organization that promotes, plans and implements co-curricular and weekend programs for the FSU community. Applications are available at the Lane Center Information Desk until Monday, April 23. For more information, contact Juliet in the Lane Center at x4151.

 

INTERNATIONAL

Study in Ireland Next Year - Meeting Monday!

Applications are due April 30 for the spring 2002 Ireland Exchange Program in Limerick, Ireland. An information meeting for interested students will take place on Monday, April 9, at 5 p.m. in the Fuller House. Students study at Mary Immaculate College and take one FSU class and three MIC classes. Next spring Dr. Steve Hartlaub (Political Science) will accompany the group and offer three course options in political science, including POSC 211, "Introduction to World Politics." Application forms may be turned in any time before the deadline. All financial aid will transfer and scholarships are available.

Rowe Scholarships for International Students

The CIE is pleased to be able to offer for the first time the Harold R. Rowe International Student Scholarship for new and returning international students at FSU. Returning students may apply for funding for the fall semester or academic year by contacting Kris Riggs at the CIE, at x4747 or by e-mail at kriggs@frostburg.edu. The deadline for Rowe applications for fall semester is May 1.

Spaces Still Available in Summer Programs

Summer in Oxford, England

Art and Design students are encouraged to sign up for the FSU Summer in Oxford program that takes place during the first three weeks of August. Dr. Judy Dieruf will teach "Watercolor in Britain," and students may take part in a variety of field trips around Oxford. Students live in St. Edmund Hall, one of the oldest colleges in Oxford. Oxford is approximately one hour by bus from London.

Summer in Ecuador

Spend 10 weeks in the Andes taking intensive Spanish classes or Latin American studies through this Augustana College program. An alternative program in "Teaching English as a Foreign Language" is offered for six weeks in June and July. Brochures and applications are available in the CIE office or visit the Augustana web site at http://helios.augustana.edu/snsummer/.

Social Philosophy in Germany/Switzerland

There are still spaces available for FSU’s summer program in Schwabisch Gmund, southern Germany. Dr. Joy Kroeger Mappes will teach PHIL 304, "Social Philosophy," and will combine classroom time with trips to Berlin, Munich and Switzerland. Students will be able to participate in international NCBI workshops and to travel independently during and after the program.

Study Abroad Programs

The Center for International Education offers a variety of ways for FSU students to see the world. In many cases students register at FSU during a semester abroad, and can take all financial aid with them and transfer credit back to FSU. For information on any of the programs or scholarships that may be available, check with Dr. Amy Simes at the CIE in the Fuller House on Braddock Road, call her at x3091 or e-mail her at asimes@frostburg.edu. Students are also advised to visit the CIE web page at: http://www.frostburg.edu/admin/cie/cie.htm

Study in Newcastle, England

Students interested in studying at the University of Northumbria in Newcastle, England, may apply now for next fall, spring or the full academic year. Newcastle is one of the liveliest cities in the UK, just across the Channel from Amsterdam, and three hours north of London (one hour south of Edinburgh) by train. Course offerings are available in a wide variety of subjects. The cost of the program is the same as one semester (in-state) at FSU, and all financial aid will transfer.

Do Your Student Teaching in Copenhagen

Education majors who would like to earn a semester of FSU credits while studying in Denmark should apply now for next spring semester’s exchange program with the KDAS School of Teacher Training in Copenhagen. Students complete projects and spend several weeks in Danish schools practicing student teaching skills. All courses are in English. Financial aid transfers and scholarships are available.

Study Down Under with AustraLearn

FSU is affiliated with AustraLearn, an organization that provides unique opportunities for students to study at a variety of universities in Australia and New Zealand. AustraLearn arranges cheap flights, a weeklong orientation program, pre-registration and transcript evaluation. Students may choose from a broad range of course offerings at campuses set in beautiful and exotic surroundings. Scholarships are available from both FSU and AustraLearn. Applications for fall 2001 are being accepted through April 10.

Celebrate Octoberfest in Germany

FSU students who would like to take part in UMUC’s semester programs in Schwabisch Gmund in southern Germany are advised to apply to the CIE. The campus is part of the University of Maryland system, and all credits transfer back to FSU. Live in a beautiful village and study on a campus with international students from over 80 countries. All teaching is in English, and German instruction is offered as well. Scholarships are available from both FSU and UMUC.

National Scholarships for Study Abroad

Now is the time to begin the application process for a number of scholarship programs available to students who want to study overseas. Applications are available at the CIE office for the National Security Education Program (NSEP), the Fulbright program, and the Rotary Club. All three programs offer awards that generously cover all study abroad costs and usually lead to employment after college. Fulbright applications are available from Dr. John Neral in Economics (130 Guild Center, x4265). Come by the CIE to see how you may qualify for thousands of dollars in scholarship funds, or check out our financial aid Web page: http://www.frostburg.edu/admin/cie/finaid.htm

New Scholarships from Maryland

The Maryland International Education Association in conjunction with Celebrate Maryland 2000 is offering study abroad scholarships for the first time this year to Maryland residents who take part in credit-bearing study abroad programs. Awards will help to cover study abroad and travel expenses. For more information and application forms, come by the CIE office.

Scholarships for Students on Financial Aid

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces a new study abroad scholarship program for undergraduate students who are receiving financial aid and are citizens or nationals of the United States. The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program will provide scholarships of up to $5,000 for students of limited financial means to pursue study programs outside of the United States for up to one year. A result of the International Academic Opportunity Act of 2000, this program aims to broaden the student population studying abroad by focusing on students who might not otherwise be able due to financial constraints.

Semester Overseas for Same as FSU

The International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) allows FSU students to register at FSU, pay FSU tuition and housing, and then study overseas for a semester, year or summer at one of over 200 foreign locations. Students may take financial aid with them and may apply for scholarships from the CIE. Students may choose programs taught in either English or in other languages. For the price of an airline ticket, this is a great way to earn credit towards your FSU degree while enjoying life in a foreign culture. Some spaces for summer programs in Asia are still available.

Choose from over 20 Locations to Study

FSU affiliates with the American Institute for Foreign Study (AIFS) which offers study abroad programs in a variety of locations at universities around the world. Programs are open to all majors. Study in Prague, South Africa or Japan. You may register at FSU and use your financial aid for all programs. AIFS offers scholarships to qualified students. Apply now for fall 2001.

Gain Valuable Work/Volunteer Experience

Students interested in working abroad should come by the CIE for information about internships, volunteer organizations and paid work overseas. Many organizations help students obtain jobs and work permits, and some help to arrange housing as well. Students can choose from short experiences (1-2 months) to longer experiences (4-12 months), or even look into a more serious commitment (1-3 years). Destinations are available throughout the world.

Weekly Information Sessions

Students who would like to learn more about study abroad opportunities, and how they fit into a degree program, may come to the Center for International Education in the Fuller House on any Tuesday at 3 p.m. for an information session. The CIE staff will provide an overview of study abroad programs and requirements, and have application forms available. Scholarship and financial aid information will also be available. Students may use the CIE library and computer to search for programs. Many videos are also available.

Music From Around the World

Tune in to the university’s commercial-free radio station, WFWM (91.9), every Wednesday between 7 and 8 p.m. for "Planet Frostburg." Listen to both traditional and contemporary world music, and get the latest announcements about upcoming study abroad opportunities.

FSU Events Calendar

Look for the FSU weekly events calendar on the Web at www.frostburg.edu/weekcal.

MONDAY, APRIL 9

* Wellner Lecture: Dr. Leslie Lambert - "Assessment: Finding the Target"

9:00 a.m. Atkinson Room

* Wellner Lecture : Dr. Leslie Lambert - "Standards-Based Program Design: Planning with Learning in Mind"

1:00 p.m. Atkinson Room

Graduate Council Meeting 4:00 p.m. Library 237

Residence Life Lottery 5:00 p.m. Manicur Assembly Hall

* UCM Bingo at Frostburg Village Nursing Care Center: Meet behind Library, 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, APRIL 10

* Wellner Lecture: Dr. Leslie Lambert - "Future Perspectives: Ready or Not, Here it Comes!" 8:00 a.m. Atkinson Room

Staff Senate Meeting 10:30 a.m. Library 237

* Men’s Baseball: Penn State-Altoona (dh) 1:00 p.m. Home

* BURG Karaoke 7:00 p.m. Derezinski Lounge/Loft

RLO Lottery 8:00 p.m. Manicur Assembly Hall

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11

Chairs Council 3:00 p.m. PE Leake Room

* Women’s Lacrosse: St. Mary’s College 3:00 p.m. Home

* Men’s Tennis: Villa Julie College 3:00 p.m. Away

RHA Meeting 5:00 p.m. Dunkle 218

CAB General Body Meeting 7:00 p.m. Atkinson Room

* UCM Meeting: "Jesus of Nazareth" Part II 7:30 p.m. Library 237

THURSDAY, APRIL 12

* Men’s Baseball: Washington & Jefferson (dh) 1:00 p.m. Home

* Women’s Softball: LaRoche College 3:00 p.m. Home

* Men’s Tennis: Bethany College 3:00 p.m. Home

* Women’s Lacrosse: Hood College 4:00 p.m. Home

President’s Student Advisory Council 5:00 p.m. Lane 140-141

* SGA Senate Meeting 7:30 p.m. Atkinson Room

* Holy Thursday Mass 8:00 p.m. Cook Chapel

FRIDAY, APRIL 13

* Men’s Tennis: Lake Erie College (playing at Altoona, PA) 3:00 p.m. Away

* CAB Film Series - "Vertical Limit" 7:00 p.m. & midnight Atkinson Room

IFC High School Dance 7:00 p.m. Manicur Assembly Hall

* Good Friday Service 8:00 p.m. Cook Chapel

SATURDAY, APRIL 14

* Track & Field: Lynchburg Classic @ Lynchburg, VA

* Men’s Tennis: Penn State Behrend noon Home

* Men’s Baseball: Penn State Behrend (dh) 1:00 p.m. Home

* Women’s Softball: U of Pittsburgh-Bradford 1:00 p.m. Away

* CAB Film Series: "Vertical Limit" 2:00 p.m. Atkinson Room

* Center Stage Open Mic 9:00 p.m. Derezinski Lounge/Loft

SUNDAY, APRIL 15

* CCM Mass noon & 8:00 p.m. Cook Chapel

* Men’s Baseball: Salisbury State University (dh) noon Away

* Planetarium: "The Universe of Dr. Einstein" 1:30 & 7:00 p.m. Tawes Hall

* CAB Film Series: "Vertical Limit" 7:00 p.m. Atkinson Room

* Open to the public. Questions? – Call 301-687-4411. All information subject to change.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, 302 Hitchins, 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

 

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