2022 News


Aug 22, 2022
Frostburg State Adds Men's and Women's Wrestling, Women's Rugby
Frostburg State announced the addition of men's and women's wrestling programs, as well as women’s rugby, which will raise the number of sponsored sports at FSU to 25 in the Fall of 2023.

Aug 4, 2022
Maryland Accelerates Holds Third Annual National Leadership Conference
More than 100 people attended the Maryland Accelerates Third Annual National Leadership Conference held in June at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City.

Aug 5, 2022
Frostburg State Receives Grant to Build Microgrid and Emergency Shelter
Frostburg State University recently received a $750,000 grant from the Maryland Energy Administration to help cover the costs of installing a clean energy microgrid on campus.


Jul 13, 2022
Study Ranks Frostburg State University Among the Best Value Colleges in Maryland
Frostburg State University has been ranked as one of the top Best Value Colleges and Universities in Maryland by SmartAsset, a New York-based financial company. 

Jul 11, 2022
FSU Takes First Steps Toward Regional Recreation Complex
Design is under way for a new Regional Recreation Complex at FSU – including an indoor recreational facility – that will serve the campus and the greater community.

Jul 12, 2022
Spence Releases Debut Solo Album
Luke Spence, a lecturer of trumpet in the Department of Music, has released a new solo album celebrating 20th Century Art Songs.

Jul 8, 2022
Odone Releases Book of Pandemic Work
Jamison Odone, an associate professor of visual arts at Frostburg, puts a creative spin on the COVID lockdown with a new book, My First Pandemic.

Jul 6, 2022
Taylor Named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Dr. Traki L. Taylor has been named the new provost at FSU, as she plans to enhance faculty excellence, student success and staff advancement at the University.

Jul 5, 2022
Holmes Pens Book on Raising Children
FSU Professor Emerita Dr. Judy Harmon Holmes has penned a book for parents, teachers and counselors on how to raise responsible children in an irresponsible world.


Jun 23, 2022
FSU Experiences Record-Setting Fundraising Year
Frostburg State University’s recent fundraising efforts have broken the record for the highest-grossing fundraising total in the school’s 124-year history.

Jun 17, 2022
Bobcats Roar at Tony Awards
On Broadway’s biggest night, three of Frostburg’s stellar “theatre kids” had an impromptu mini-reunion. It gave Sean Cercone ’99, Jessica Frances Dukes and Jeff Keilholtz a chance to reflect on how their time at Frostburg gave them the foundation on which to build their professional careers.


May 16, 2022
2022 Faculty Achievement Award Winners to Be Honored at FSU Convocation
This year’s recipients are Dr. Amy Branam Armiento, Department of English & Foreign Languages, for academic achievement, and Dr. Kelly Bubp, Department of Mathematics, for excellence in service. The awards are made possible through generous gifts to the FSU Foundation, Inc.

May 6, 2022
Frostburg State University Celebrates Achievements of Spring 2022 Graduates
Frostburg State University will celebrate student achievements of its spring 2022 graduating class with the 160th Commencement on Thursday, May 19. Featured student speakers for the ceremony include Sarah Robertson, College of Business; Quenten Demps, College of Education; and Meghan Murphy, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

May 6, 2022
Frostburg State University to Honor Maj. Gen. Robert L. Edmonson II With Honorary Doctorate
Frostburg State University will present Maj. Gen. Robert L. Edmonson II, a 1990 Frostburg graduate, with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree at its 160th commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 19.


Apr 13, 2022
Frostburg State Student Selected for Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellowship Program
Frostburg State University student Max Hancock has been selected to participate in the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellowship program during the 2022-2023 academic year.

Apr 11, 2022
Frostburg State University Phi Kappa Phi Chapter Recognized as Circle of Excellence Member and Winner of 2021 Fall Service Project
The Frostburg State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was recently recognized as a Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. In addition, the FSU Phi Kappa Phi chapter was selected as the 2021 Fall Service Project Division IV winner.

Apr 14, 2022
Frostburg State Named Military Friendly for 11th Straight Time
Viqtory, which serves military personnel and their spouses transitioning into civilian life, has named Frostburg State University to its coveted 2022-23 Military Friendly Schools list, marking the 11th time in a row FSU has received this distinction.


Feb 11, 2022
Physics and Engineering Chair Receives Grant for LiDAR Performance Assessment in Autonomous Vehicles
Dr. Jamil Abdo, chair of the Frostburg State University Department of Physics and Engineering, was recently awarded a $171,351 grant testing self-driving cars in less-than-ideal weather conditions, dust and smog.

Feb 16, 2022
Frostburg State University Students Tie for Second in Drew Knowledge Bowl
A team of Frostburg State University students tied for second place in the First Annual Dr. Charles R. Drew Knowledge Bowl on Feb. 12, along with students from Howard University and Hampton University. The three schools participated in a friendly battle of wits, showing their knowledge of Black history, science, literature, religion, the arts and popular culture.

Feb 14, 2022
Frostburg State University to Develop Online Physical Education Course for Maryland Public Schools
Frostburg State University will develop an online high school Level 1 Physical Education (PE) Course for Maryland public schools, as part of an agreement with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).


Jan 7, 2022
FSU Administrators Receive Impact Leader Awards From the National Society of Leadership and Success
Several members of FSU's leadership recently received the Impact Leader Award from the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS).

Jan 11, 2022
Dr. Traki L. Taylor Named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Frostburg State University
Dr. Traki L. Taylor, currently Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for the State University System of Florida, has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Frostburg State University. She will join FSU on July 13.