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Exhibit to Honor Memory of Frostburg Art Student

The Frostburg State University Department of Visual Arts will present an exhibit in commemoration of a former FSU student entitled "Remembering Stephanie," in honor of the Stephanie Ann Roper. The opening reception will take place during FSU’s Parents’ Weekend with an opening on Friday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. The exhibit will be also be open Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 5 and 6, and through FSU’s Homecoming on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 25 - 27.

The show will feature works by Stephanie and the FSU Visual Arts faculty.

During her senior year at Frostburg in 1982, Stephanie Roper was tragically murdered during a weekend trip to her home in Upper Marlboro, Md. Her death received international attention, as Stephanie’s family became advocates for victims’ rights and created the Stephanie Roper Committee and Foundation.

The FSU Art Gallery was named in honor of the promising art student shortly after her death.

For more information on the exhibition, call the Department of Visual Arts at 301-687-4797. For more information on the Stephanie Roper Committee, visit online at

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 at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

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Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589