2020 News


Jul 1, 2020
Former Player Follows Footsteps to Bring Coaching Experience Full Circle
Not only did Kelly Massino '09 mentor Tara Whitney '18 as a coach during Whitney's high school years, Massino also inspired Whitney to become a coach herself. Now the duo coach together at Our Lady of Good Counsel High School, inspiring another generation of young women.

Jul 1, 2020
Bill Mandicott Honored as Outstanding Student Organization Advisor at FSU
Bill Mandicott, assistant vice president for Student and Community Involvement at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award at the 2019-2020 FSU Leadership and Engagement Awards virtual celebration.

Jul 1, 2020
Robert Cooper Honored With Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award at FSU
Robert Cooper, director of Student Activities in the Student and Community Involvement Office at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award at the 2019-2020 FSU Leadership and Engagement Awards virtual celebration.

Jul 1, 2020
Dr. Natalia Buta Honored as FSU Outstanding Faculty Member
Dr. Natalia Buta, an associate professor in the Kinesiology and Recreation Department at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Faculty Award at the 2019-2020 FSU Leadership and Engagement Awards virtual celebration.


Jun 30, 2020
Students Helping Giant "Snot Otters" Nest Safely
In the state of Maryland, just five hellbender salamanders were found last year. Human activity is negatively impacting these gentle giants. To reverse this trend, FSU students began a program to build nesting boxes that can serve as temporary habitats for the animals.

Jun 19, 2020
Frostburg State University Tuition, Fees to Remain at 2019 Rates
Frostburg State University undergraduate and graduate tuition, fees and meal plans will remain at the 2019 rates for the coming academic year, following a vote today by the University System of Maryland (USM) Board of Regents, that board that controls the rates at all its institutions.

Jun 15, 2020
Frostburg State University Announces Plans for Fall Semester
Frostburg State University will begin its fall semester two weeks early and end with Thanksgiving break, all residence hall rooms will be singles and classes will be adjusted to provide more flexibility and distancing options. All plans will be contingent upon state and local public health conditions and in compliance with state health guidelines.


May 13, 2020
Frostburg State University Announces May 2020 Commencement Speakers
Although the usual spring commencement ceremony is postponed until a future date, Frostburg State University recognizes three students chosen by their academic colleges as the Spring 2020 Commencement speakers.

Apr 28, 2020
Four Brothers from Ghana Make Frostburg State University a Tradition
The four Azenadaga brothers have made Frostburg State their own family tradition, with three graduates and one current student coming from Ghana to study here. “I would do it again, over and over again if I had the chance,” said recent grad, Reagan Azenadaga.

Apr 30, 2020
COVID-19 Pandemic Stalls Bobcats’ Early DII Success
The launch of NCAA Division II at Frostburg was a series of highs and lows for Bobcat student-athletes and their fans. Some teams met the challenge with great success, but the COVID-19 pandemic brought an abrupt halt to competition.


Mar 1, 2020
Frostburg State’s Graduate Programs Meet Advanced Workforce Needs
Frostburg State University provides much to the Western Maryland region in ensuring that regional businesses and industries have an employment pool with the advanced knowledge and training they require, specifically through its graduate programs.


Feb 12, 2020
Frostburg State University Named Military Friendly for Ninth Straight Time
VIQTORY, which serves military personnel and their spouses transitioning into civilian life, has named Frostburg State University to its coveted 2020-21 Military Friendly Schools list, marking the ninth time in a row FSU has received this distinction.


Jan 31, 2020
FSU’s Online MBA, Business Analytics Concentration, Ranks 10th in America as GetEducated.com “Best Buy”
Frostburg State University’s online Master of Business Administration, Business Analytics concentration, has been ranked 10th on GetEducated.com’s newest “Best Buy” list of the 57 most affordable options in the United States. The national affordability ranking is the result of a comprehensive, data-driven review of 93 online MBA business analytics programs from 89 regionally accredited schools.

Jan 28, 2020
Frostburg State University Master’s in Nursing Concentrations Receive Accreditation
The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education has accredited all of Frostburg State University’s Master of Science in Nursing programs, which include four concentrations, family nurse practitioner, psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner, leadership and management, and education.

Jan 22, 2020
Nationally Known Educator Chosen as Frostburg State University’s College of Education Dean
Dr. Boyce C. Williams has been named dean of the College of Education at Frostburg State University. The nationally renowned educator in the field of public and teacher education has served as Frostburg’s interim dean since 2017.

Jan 21, 2020
FSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance Continues Season Into Spring
Frostburg State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will offer three exciting productions during its spring season.

Jan 13, 2020
CES at FSU Presents World-Class Performers in Spring Lineup
The Cultural Events Series at Frostburg State University continues its 2019-20 season with a spring lineup of professional performing arts events, including ballet, circus arts, jazz, funk and orchestral music. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Jan 8, 2020
Travis Named Vice President for Student Affairs at Frostburg State University
Dr. Artie Lee Travis has been named Frostburg State University’s new vice president for Student Affairs. Travis comes to Frostburg from Bowie State University, where he has been vice president for Student Affairs since 2006.