University News

2017

Jun 21, 2017
New Frostburg Workshop Helping Children Make Their Own Books
Everybody has a story to tell, and a new program will help local children put theirs in print. This summer, the Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts is presenting the Make-A-Book program at regional public libraries.

Jun 15, 2017
SR Education Group Lists FSU’s Online Master’s in Computer Science Among Most Affordable in the Country
SR Education Group, an education publisher, recently ranked Frostburg State University’s online master’s in computer science among the top 23 most affordable online computer science master’s degrees in the nation for 2017.

Jun 13, 2017
Geography Major Preparing For World Powerlifting Championships This Month
College students are used to doing heavy lifting for their course work. Frostburg State University student Tristan Nazelrod is taking that to the next level with his dedication to powerlifting.

Jun 1, 2017
Keller Given Frostburg State University President’s Distinguished Faculty Award
Dr. Karen Keller, an associate professor in Frostburg State University’s Department of Biology, has been selected as the sixth recipient of the President’s Distinguished Faculty Award. She received the award during FSU’s 150th commencement ceremony.

May 17, 2017
Frostburg State University Announces Improvements to MBA Program Delivery
Frostburg State University’s College of Business, starting with the fall semester, will change the course session structure in its Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the traditional 15-week semester-long program to two seven-week sessions each semester, complementing two six-week sessions offered in the summer.

May 16, 2017
Nationally Known Educator to Serve as Frostburg State University’s Interim College of Education Dean
Dr. Boyce C. Williams, a nationally renowned educator in the field of public and teacher education, has been named Frostburg State University’s interim dean of the College of Education.

May 15, 2017
Frostburg State University to Celebrate Student Successes at 150th Commencement
Frostburg State University will hold its 150th Commencement on Thursday, May 25, celebrating the achievements of the spring 2017 graduating class during two ceremonies in the Main Arena of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

May 11, 2017
Rebecca Birnie Honored With Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award at FSU
Dr. Rebecca Birnie, an associate professor in the Department of Music at Frostburg State University, has been honored with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award at the 2017-2018 FSU Leadership Awards Reception.

May 11, 2017
Dr. Amy Branam Armiento Honored as 2017 FSU Outstanding Faculty Member
Dr. Amy Branam Armiento, associate professor and chair of the English Department at Frostburg State University, was honored with the 2017 FSU Outstanding Faculty Member Award at the 2017-2018 FSU Leadership Awards Reception.

May 11, 2017
Danielle Dabrowski Honored With FSU Outstanding Staff Award
Danielle Dabrowski, director of Veterans Services at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Staff Award at the 2017-2018 FSU Leadership Awards Reception.

May 10, 2017
One Helping of Community Service and a Side of Leadership: The LaVale Lions Club Scholarship at Frostburg State University
The LaVale Lions Club’s chicken barbeque fundraisers are popular events in Allegany County, with people from all over flocking to Lions Field in LaVale for chicken prepared in the Lions’ secret marinade. Each year, the Lions serve about 40,000 chicken meals.

May 10, 2017
2017 Faculty Achievement Award Winners Honored at FSU Convocation
The recipients of the 2017 Faculty Achievement Awards will be honored at the Frostburg State University Honors Convocation on Wednesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall at the Performing Arts Center.

May 3, 2017
Frostburg State University AmeriCorps Programs Honored on Day of Recognition for National Service
Frostburg Mayor Robert Flanigan recognized the contributions of the Western Maryland AmeriCorps program Appalachian Service Through Action and Resources (A STAR!) to the region.

May 3, 2017
Social Justice Theatre Aims to Teach Empathy, Intervention at Frostburg State University
A great acting performance is one in which the actor and audience can feel what the character experiences.

Apr 24, 2017
Frostburg Student Honored as 2017 Newman Civic Fellow
Frostburg State University junior James Kirk was chosen by Campus Compact as a 2017 Newman Civic Fellow for motivation and potential in public leadership. Kirk is one of 273 students honored among all Campus Compact institutions.

Apr 6, 2017
Frostburg Engineering Students Combine Science and Art to Create Model of Molecule for Classroom Use
When students in Dr. Rebekah Taylor’s biology labs handle an immunoglobulin (antibody) model, they see a 1.8-million scale representation of the actual molecule, but they don’t see the student and faculty effort that created it.

Jan 6, 2017
Annual FSU Literary Festival Brings Community and Customers to Frostburg
Frostburg's Indie Lit Festival brings writers, editors and lovers of literature to downtown Frostburg each fall. The festival has helped create a stronger, more inclusive writing community throughout Western Maryland and the surrounding area. For Frostburg's merchants, the festival also brings new customers.

2016

Dec 21, 2016
Dr. Elizabeth Throop Named Provost at Frostburg State University
Dr. Elizabeth Throop, currently Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has been named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Frostburg State University. She will join FSU on July 1, 2017.

Dec 16, 2016
Frostburg Professor’s Legacy Lives On Through Luzader Physics Scholarship
The Luzader Scholarship at Frostburg State University supports physics majors with a GPA of at least 3.0, with preference for juniors or seniors pursuing graduate school or teacher certifications as demonstrated through an essay.

Dec 13, 2016
Storybook Holiday Creates Magic for Frostburg Business Community
When Storybook Holiday is unwrapped each December in Frostburg, it’s a gift that keeps on giving for downtown businesses. The event, coordinated by Frostburg State University’s Children’s Literature Centre, completed its 13th year where an event that inspires reading for children also inspires purchases in local shops and brings out a festive spirit from merchants to make the event successful.

Dec 7, 2016
Frostburg State University Student Robert Lemaire Awarded National BACCHUS Outstanding Student Award
FSU senior Robert Lemaire was awarded the 2016 BACCHUS Outstanding Student Award.

Jun 8, 2016
Teaming Up Against Cancer
Frostburg State University’s annual Relay For Life raised more than $37,500 to fight cancer.

Jan 1, 2016
Breaking Bread, Breaking Barriers
Two FSU classes used food as a way to bridge differences as part of a campus-to-community dialogue.

Jan 1, 2016
Embracing the American Experience
A Disney Latino “High School Musical” actress found Frostburg to be the perfect place to learn about Americans.