University News

2019

Nov 15, 2019
FSU Alumna Elizabeth Green Wins Poster Presentation at Natural Areas Conference
Elizabeth Green of McHenry, Md., an August 2019 graduate from the Frostburg State University Master of Science program in applied ecology and conservation biology, was awarded the Graduate Student Poster Presentation Award at the Natural Areas Association’s Natural Areas Conference (NAC) in Pittsburgh.

Nov 12, 2019
Scott’s “Thoughts” Carry Him on a Theatrical Journey of Discovery and Development
Who am I? A central question that we all ask. Playwright and Frostburg State alum Keenan Scott II ’09 chose to take on just that quintessential question from the perspective of today’s black man in his play, Thoughts of a Colored Man, a project born while he was a student at FSU.

Nov 7, 2019
Two From FSU AmeriCorps Programs Honored with Governor’s Service Award
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan honored two volunteers from Frostburg State University-affiliated AmeriCorps program – FSU senior Mekhi Jones and AmeriCorps alumnus Robert Zellner -- during the 36th Annual Governor’s Service Awards Ceremony, which was hosted by the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism in October.

Nov 6, 2019
Frostburg State University’s First Solar-Powered Bench Can Charge Your Phone
Frostburg State University’s first solar-powered Soofa bench has been installed not just for sitting, but also for charging devices. The new addition is on the on the balcony of the Lewis J. Ort Library.

Nov 6, 2019
Children From West Side Chinese Program Meet Cirque Mei Performers at FSU
Four elementary school students who participate in West Side Elementary School’s Chinese Partial Immersion Program visited Frostburg State University to meet with Chinese circus artists from Cirque Mei prior to their performance in October.

Oct 8, 2019
Frostburg State University Awarded $4 Million for Maryland Accelerates Teacher Education Program
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Frostburg State University nearly $4.1 million over five years for the Maryland Accelerates program, a partnership that is designed to increase the number of certified teachers in Maryland schools, especially in the sciences, mathematics and computer science, as well as to provide a career path for established teachers to mentor new educators.

Oct 7, 2019
Frostburg Crowns King and Queen for Homecoming Court
Candidates for Frostburg State University’s 2019 Homecoming Court raised a combined $1,993 for regional and national charitable organizations in the weeks leading to Homecoming.

Oct 2, 2019
FSU’s Dustin Davis’ Metal Sculpture Wins “Best of Show” in Online Art Competition
Frostburg State University’s Professor of Visual Arts Dustin Davis has been awarded “Best of Show” for his sculpture “Yellow Abstract,” which was featured in “The HUMAN Figure,” September-October online show by the Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery, one of several honors Davis’ work has received in recent months.

Sep 30, 2019
Ghost Town
In this three-part series, students and faculty seek to uncover how people lived in an Appalachian coal town in the early 20th century. What they discovered might surprise you!

Sep 30, 2019
Listening to the Past
Students explore life in the now-abandoned coal town of Kempton through archeological digs. "I imagined things would be starker than they were,” Flood said. “One of the first things we found on the surface was a gas-powered washing machine mount – a luxury item. We didn’t find a washboard that somebody would be slaving over. "

Sep 30, 2019
The Long Dark Shadow of Coal: Acid Mine Drainage in Kempton
The Kempton mine closed nearly 70 years ago, but its hazards remain. FSU's Geography students received hands-on experience and the potential to reshape the view of the region’s past – and its future.

Sep 30, 2019
Demystifying Paint Color With the Tap of an App
Some tech industry giants noticed when FSU professor and student presented new research in a paper they co-authored: “Paint Code Identification Using Mobile Color Detector.”

Sep 30, 2019
Puppet Masters - Students Design and Build Theatrical Puppets
Hollywood is full of unlikely characters. Are they are costumed actors or computer animations? No, they're puppets! Theatre 407 was a special topics class designed to teach various production techniques. In spring 2019, the technique was puppetry.

Sep 26, 2019
Alumni Spotlight - Lacy Dickel '06
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews will feature Lacy Dickel ‘06

Sep 26, 2019
Bobcats Now Competing in DII, Mountain East Conference
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced this summer that Frostburg State has officially been accepted to begin the Division II membership process, capping a 41-year run as a member of Division III.

Sep 26, 2019
Career Path of FSU Alum Shaped by Time as Student-Athlete
After Dr. Jaclyn Franzak ’13 had a bad experience with physical therapy as a kid, she was inspired to go into the profession. But it was her time at Frostburg State University as a student-athlete that influenced the path she would take to get there.

Sep 26, 2019
From the President’s Desk: My Homecoming Top Five
Homecoming — a celebration of all that is Frostburg State — and one of my favorite times of the year. For me, it’s a weekend of meeting students, alumni and friends of FSU and hearing many great stories. Here are my five favorite Homecoming experiences.

Sep 26, 2019
Minor in Climate Science Designed to Expand Knowledge Across Disciplines
As the climate becomes a more pressing topic, climate literacy will be essential when communicating with decision-makers in the public sector, private sector, research and academic fields. To meet this growing need, FSU students across multiple disciplines can gain a firm foundation with a minor in climate science.

Sep 26, 2019
Number of Students Voting Doubled Between Midterms
More than twice as many Frostburg State University students voted in the 2018 midterm election than cast ballots in the 2014 election, mirroring a trend nationwide of increased student voter engagement, according to a report from the National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE).

Sep 25, 2019
New Minor in Climate Science Serves Pressing Topic
As the climate becomes a more pressing topic, climate literacy will be essential when communicating with decision-makers in the public sector, private sector, research and academic fields. Now, Frostburg students across multiple disciplines can gain a firm foundation with a minor in climate science.

Sep 24, 2019
Number of Frostburg State University Students Voting Doubled Between Midterms
More than twice as many Frostburg students voted in the 2018 midterm election than cast ballots in the 2014 election, mirroring a trend nationwide of increased student voter engagement.

Sep 19, 2019
It’s a Bobcat Celebration at FSU for Homecoming Oct. 3-6
It’s that time of year again when Bobcats of all generations come together to celebrate during the Frostburg State University 2019 Homecoming! FSU students, alumni, faculty and staff will be showing their Bobcat pride from Thursday, Oct. 3, to Sunday, Oct. 6.

Sep 11, 2019
Three Employees Honored With Staff Awards for Excellence at FSU State of the University Presentation
Frostburg State University honored three outstanding employees, Robert “Coop” Cooper, Cindy Troutman and Kathy Leck, at its recent State of the University Presentation. The annual Staff Awards for Excellence recognize exceptional service to the institution. Recipients are nominated and chosen by their colleagues. This year’s award winners have served FSU for a combined total of 41 years.

Sep 6, 2019
FSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance Presents Journey Through Time for 2019-20 Season
Frostburg State University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will take the audience on a journey through time for its 2019-20 season lineup, traveling from the Civil Rights movement of the Deep South to the hilarious music halls of the Victorian era, then from the conclusion of the Civil War to the brink of World War II. With four stage productions and an originally choreographed student dance concert, this year’s series promises to bring the full range of the joys and sorrows, love, intrigue and action of history to the stage.

Aug 29, 2019
FSU Celebrates Region’s Unique Culture, History, Music and Dance With Appalachian Festival
Frostburg State University’s much-anticipated Appalachian Festival will return for its 14th year from Thursday, Sept. 19, to Saturday, Sept. 21. The free, family-friendly event brings together artists and craftspeople to celebrate all that makes the region unique – its history, culture, music and dance, folk arts, food and more – with performances, workshops, displays, discussions and activities. This year’s event focuses on “Just Transitions: Climate, Economy and Culture.”

Aug 20, 2019
Frostburg State University Rededicates John Leake Hall of Fame Room
Frostburg State University recently rededicated a space in the Harold J. Cordts PE Center in honor of John Leake, a coal miner who became a member of the House of Delegates and played a crucial role in the establishment of State Normal School No. 2 at Frostburg.

Aug 13, 2019
Campers Learn and Teach About STEM at Frostburg State University’s F2T2 Camp
The Frostburg State University campus continues to buzz over the summer, but instead of college students, it buzzes with those attending numerous camps and conferences. One is the Future Frostburg Teachers Teaching (F2T2) day camp, now in its second year.

Jul 31, 2019
CES at Frostburg State University Announces 2019-20 Season
The Cultural Events Series at Frostburg State University announces an exciting 2019-20 season of professional performing arts events, including ballet, comedy, circus arts, international dance, jazz, funk and orchestral music. Unless otherwise noted, all performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Jul 22, 2019
Frostburg State University Tennis Center Court Dedicated in Memory of Coach Athey
Friends, family and former players of the late Frostburg State University tennis coach Lonnie D. Athey gathered this spring to dedicate the Center Court of the newly refurbished campus tennis facility in his honor.

Jul 17, 2019
Karalewitz Honored With 2019 USM Board of Regents Staff Award
Bridgette Karalewitz, administrative assistant for Student Support Services at Frostburg State University, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents Staff Award, the highest honor bestowed on staff members by USM.

Jul 16, 2019
Surprise Posthumous Gift One of Largest in Frostburg State University’s History
When James A. Jeffries, a diligently private man who divided his time between traveling the world and his Frostburg hometown, passed away on June 6 at 91, he left one final surprise: a gift to the Frostburg State University Foundation of nearly $1.5 million, one of the largest gifts FSU has ever received.

Jul 12, 2019
Frostburg State University Accepted Into NCAA Division II Membership Process
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced that Frostburg State University has officially been accepted to begin the Division II membership process, capping a 41-year run as a member of Division III.

Jun 26, 2019
FSU’s Dr. Thomas Bowling Honored with University Medallion, Lifetime Leadership Award
Dr. Thomas Bowling, vice president for Student Affairs at Frostburg State University, who is retiring this summer after 43 years of service to FSU, was lauded with two significant awards to round out a distinguished career, the University Medallion and the Lifetime Leadership Award.

Jun 17, 2019
Latisha Cooper Honored as 2018 FSU Outstanding Student Organization Advisor
Latisha Cooper, learning specialist of Programs Advancing Student Success at Frostburg State University, was honored with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award at the 2018-2019 FSU Leadership Awards Reception.

Jun 17, 2019
Boggs Named Frostburg State University College of Business Alumnus of the Year
The Frostburg State University College of Business has named nationally recognized financial advisor Larry Boggs as 2019 Alumnus of the Year. Dr. Thomas Sigerstad, associate dean of the College of Business, presented Boggs with the honor at FSU’s annual College of Business Honors Reception in May. The event also recognized the top business students and faculty of the year.

Jun 13, 2019
From the President’s Desk: Welcome to a Special New Bobcat
President Nowaczyk lays out the University’s goals, part of the strategic plan that will be guiding the University in the years leading up to the 125th anniversary in 2023.

Jun 11, 2019
Frostburg State University’s Beth Smolko Elected President-Elect of AAPA
Dr. Beth Smolko, director of the Frostburg State University Physician Assistant Program, has been elected as the president-elect of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA).

Jun 7, 2019
Alumni Spotlight - Dwight Sims ’94
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way — time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews will feature Dwight Sims ’94.

Jun 7, 2019
Spring Sports Wrap-Up
The men’s lacrosse team chalked up another first for the program, this time winning the ECAC Championship for the first time.

Jun 6, 2019
Karalewitz Given Frostburg State University President’s Distinguished Staff Award
Bridgette Karalewitz, administrative assistant for Student Support Services at Frostburg State University, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the President’s Distinguished Staff Award, which was presented during FSU’s 154th Commencement Ceremony.

Jun 6, 2019
Rankin Presented With President’s Distinguished Faculty Award at FSU
Dr. Jennifer Rankin, an associate professor in Frostburg State University’s College of Education, has been selected as the 2019 recipient of the President’s Distinguished Faculty Award, presented during FSU’s 154th Commencement Ceremony.

May 14, 2019
2019 Faculty Achievement Award Winners to Be Honored at FSU Convocation
The recipients of the 2019 Faculty Achievement Awards will be honored at the Frostburg State University Honors Convocation and Reception on Wednesday, May 22, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center.

May 7, 2019
Free Upward Bound Pre-college Program Offered at FSU to Local High School Students
For high school students wondering what it takes to prepare for college and a successful future, how to pay for an education or how to navigate the college application process, Upward Bound at Frostburg State University can help. Upward Bound is a free program for qualified Allegany County high school students that can help them prepare to enter college, learn what to expect in college and know what classes to take.

May 6, 2019
Frostburg State University Celebrates Achievements of Spring 2019 Graduates
Frostburg State University will celebrate student achievements of its spring 2019 graduating class with the 154th Commencement on Thursday, May 23, during two ceremonies in the Cordts Physical Education Center Main Arena.

May 3, 2019
FSU’s New 5-Year BS in Exercise and Sport Science/MS in Athletic Training First in Maryland
Allied health professions are among the fastest growing career paths in the country. In response to that need, Frostburg State University will begin offering a combined Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sport Science/Master of Science in Athletic Training, a program that can be completed in just five years.

May 1, 2019
Frostburg’s New Physician Assistant Program Receives Accreditation-Provisional Status
Frostburg State University has received accreditation-provisional status for its new Physician Assistant (PA) Master’s degree program, which is being offered at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown.

Apr 17, 2019
FSU Biology Professor Seeks Ticks for Study
Frostburg State University biology students want ticks! Yes, that’s right – Dr. Rebekah Taylor, associate professor of biology at Frostburg State University asks that anyone who finds a tick send it to her with the specific location of where that tick was found.

Apr 17, 2019
FSU Marketing Club Shows That They Can Compete in Today’s Business World
Competing against universities with names like Yale and Syracuse, Frostburg State University’s Marketing Club proved that they have the ideas and the skills to compete in today’s business world.

Apr 4, 2019
Frostburg State University to Honor Astronaut Ricky Arnold With Honorary Doctorate
Frostburg State University will present NASA Astronaut Ricky Arnold, a 1985 Frostburg graduate, with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree at its 154th commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 23.

Apr 2, 2019
FSU Student Jenna Puffinburger Honored as 2019 Newman Civic Fellow
Frostburg State University junior Jenna Puffinburger has been chosen by Campus Compact as a 2019 Newman Civic Fellow, which acknowledges motivation and potential in public leadership. Puffinburger is one of the 262 students who were honored among all Campus Compact institutions.

Apr 1, 2019
Hixson Named Dean of Frostburg State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Dr. Kim Hixson has been named the dean of Frostburg State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Hixson comes to Frostburg from Utah State University, where he was department head for the Journalism and Communication Department.

Mar 28, 2019
Catherine R. Gira, President Emerita of Frostburg State University, Dies at Age 86
Dr. Catherine Russell Gira, president emerita of Frostburg State University, died Tuesday, March 26, 2019, at the age of 86. Gira led FSU from 1991 to 2006. Gira, FSU’s 13th president, presided over a period of growth in infrastructure, reputation and diversity, despite weathering national economic downturns.

Mar 27, 2019
From the President’s Desk - Learning From Alumni
When Frostburg alumni share their experiences with current students, those exchanges create uniquely valuable learning opportunities. What lessons might our students learn from your own life experiences?

Mar 25, 2019
International Studies Student Lives and Learns in the Nation’s Capital
Living and learning in the nation’s capital was an eye-opening experience for Joshua Riggs, a recent graduate of Frostburg State University’s International Studies program. Riggs spent his fall 2018 semester in Washington, D.C., working as an intern for U.S. Sen. Benjamin Cardin.

Mar 20, 2019
Beall Institute Creates Opportunities to Live and Learn in the Nation’s Capital
Living and learning in the nation’s capital was an eye-opening experience for Joshua Riggs, a recent graduate of Frostburg State University’s International Studies program. Riggs spent his fall 2018 semester in Washington, D.C., working as an intern for U.S. Sen. Benjamin Cardin.

Mar 19, 2019
Alumni Spotlight - Katie Staub '16
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way — time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews will feature Katie Staub '16.

Mar 19, 2019
FSU Launches CREED - Center for Regional Engagement and Economic Development
The College of Business' new Center for Regional Engagement and Economic Development offers a clear conduit for regional business, nonprofit and government organizations to work directly with FSU's expert faculty.

Mar 18, 2019
Winter Sports Wrap-Up
The Bobcat women's basketball squad played an impressive 15-win season, including postseason trips to the CAC and ECAC Tournaments, and numerous men and women earned individual honors for Bobcat Swimming and Track & Field.

Mar 13, 2019
FSU Launches Center for Regional Engagement and Economic Development
Businesses, nonprofits and local governments in the tri-state area have a straightforward new way to access business expertise at Frostburg State University: the College of Business’ new Center for Regional Engagement and Economic Development (CREED).

Mar 12, 2019
Frostburg State University’s Danielle Dabrowski Elected to NAVPA Board
Danielle Dabrowski, Frostburg State University’s director of Veterans Services, has been elected to the National Association of Veterans Program Administrations (NAVPA) Board of Directors as Region II Delegate and to the Executive Board as the organization’s treasurer.

Mar 12, 2019
Frostburg State University’s Al Delia to Join Leadership Maryland’s 27th Class
Al Delia, Frostburg State University’s vice president for Regional Development and Engagement, has been chosen to participate in the 2019 Class of Leadership Maryland, the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders.

Mar 6, 2019
Frostburg State University Designated Voter Friendly Campus Again
Frostburg State University has once again been designated a Voter Friendly Campus by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. FSU is one of 123 designated schools in the country. FSU first received this recognition in 2017, following the 2016 presidential election.

Feb 25, 2019
Frostburg in Running for Top Adventure College
It’s not March Madness yet, but Frostburg State University is watching its bracket! Beginning this week, Blue Ridge Outdoors is asking its readers to choose which college deserves to be crowned Top Adventure College.

Feb 22, 2019
Frostburg State University Names Arlene Wesley Cash as Inaugural Vice President for Enrollment Management
Frostburg State University President Ronald Nowacyzk has established a new position of vice president for Enrollment Management, naming Arlene Wesley Cash, most recently vice president for Enrollment Management at Guilford College in North Carolina, to the office.

Feb 19, 2019
Student-Veteran’s Research Impresses at International Conference, Recognized in Congress
Frostburg State student and U.S. Army veteran, Brent Patterson, has had a big year. Patterson not only presented his research on the potential of plant-based bullet-resistant materials at the Materials Science and Technology Conference in Ohio, but he was also awarded three purple hearts.

Feb 18, 2019
FSU’s Master’s in Counseling Program Recognized as One of Best and Most Affordable in U.S. by Human Services Edu
Frostburg State University’s Master of Science in Counseling Psychology has been recognized by the online service Human Services Edu as one of the best and most affordable counseling programs in the nation for 2019, and one of only two recognized in the state of Maryland.

Feb 5, 2019
Frostburg State University’s John Short, Jr., Graduates From Leadership Maryland
John T. Short, Jr., Frostburg State University’s vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the FSU Foundation, has completed Leadership Maryland, the professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of its local business and community leaders. He was one of 52 individuals chosen for this program.

Jan 22, 2019
Frostburg State University Named Military Friendly for Eighth Straight Time
VIQTORY, which serves military personnel and their spouses transitioning into civilian life, has named Frostburg State University to its coveted 2019-2020 Military Friendly Schools list, marking the eighth time in a row FSU has received this distinction. The Military Friendly Schools list honors colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that go above and beyond to embrace America’s military service members, veterans and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

Jan 14, 2019
Frostburg Professor’s New Book Unveils the Dangerous Hidden Game Lurking Online
Within rhetorical studies, the study of persuasive communication, the internet presents a conundrum. Since Ancient Greece, traditional rhetoric has considered invalid arguments to be ineffective and unworthy of study or response. Online, though, traditional rhetoric is typically ineffective, and fallacies are commonplace. Rather than arguing rhetorically, internet trolls can simply gang up to mock or threaten people into quitting an argument or logging off entirely.

Jan 9, 2019
CES at FSU Presents World-Class Performers in Spring Lineup
CES at Frostburg State University continues its 2018-19 season with a spring lineup of award-winning musicians and professional artists from around the world, performing rhythmic pop and soul, jazz, Irish folk and international music, a cappella singing and ballet.

2018

Dec 19, 2018
Chicago Writer Chosen for First Gunter Hotel Winter Writing Residency
Chicago writer Sandi Wisenberg has been awarded the inaugural Gunter Hotel Winter Writing Residency, a one-month writing retreat in Frostburg, Md., sponsored by the Frostburg State University Center for Literary Arts and the Gunter Hotel.

Dec 14, 2018
From the President's Desk - Welcome to the New Year!
Student achievement and service highlighted 2018, while new programs and new or improved buildings are anticipated for 2019. We're off to a great start!

Dec 12, 2018
Alumni Spotlight
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews will feature Paul ’92 and Lisa Nelson ’94 Kumpar.

Dec 11, 2018
Frostburg Football Continues Amazing Run
Frostburg Football climbed higher than ever in the NCAA finals this season and posted its first-ever undefeated season in the team’s history. And that’s just the start of the amazing achievements of the 2018 Bobcats.

Dec 11, 2018
Fall Sports Wrap-up
A quartet of CAC tournament appearances, along with one at the NCAA Mideast Regionals, kept most fall Bobcat teams busy in the post-season. Plenty of talent is returning next year to make the move into NCAA Division II.

Dec 11, 2018
Wayne Scott '89 Named 2018 College of Business Alumnus of the Year
Calling him “an exemplar of what committed, engaged alumni can do for our University,” Dean of the College of Business Sudhir Singh presented the Alumnus of the Year award to Wayne Scott ’89.

Nov 30, 2018
Frostburg State University to Celebrate 153rd Commencement Ceremony
Frostburg State University will celebrate student achievements of its fall 2018 graduating class with the 153rd Commencement ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 19. The ceremony for the colleges of Business, Education, Liberal Arts and Sciences will take place in the Harold J. Cordts Physical Education Center’s Main Arena at 2 p.m.

Nov 27, 2018
Frostburg State University Named to Charter Excellence in Academic Advising Cohort
Frostburg State University has been selected to participate in the first-ever national Excellence in Academic Advising comprehensive strategic planning process, a program created by NACADA, a global association dedicated to enhancing the educational development of students in higher education, and the nonprofit Gardner Institute.

Nov 27, 2018
Award-Winning Local Author Andy Duncan to Read in Frostburg to Celebrate New Book
From a gallows in 16th-century England to a show in 1920s New York City, from the mythical Big Rock Candy Mountain to “Beluthahatchie” – the next railroad stop past Hell – award-winning author and Frostburg State University faculty member Andy Duncan takes readers on a dozen fantastical adventures to real and imagined settings in his new book, “An Agent of Utopia: New and Selected Stories.”

Nov 20, 2018
FSU’s F2T2 Summer Campers Teach Others About Clean Water
Seventh-graders Ackerly Mulcaster and Jalen Brown of Mount Savage Elementary/Middle School recently taught a local second-grade class about the need for clean water after attending Future Frostburg Teachers Teaching (F2T2), a one-week Frostburg State University teaching apprenticeship camp this summer.

Nov 14, 2018
Students Learn Real-World Skills Performing With the Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Frostburg State University strives to create real-world experiences where students learn by doing rather than simply reading about it. One such experiential learning effort is the recent partnership between FSU and the Maryland Symphony Orchestra (MSO) made possible through the efforts of FSU’s Cultural Event Series.

Nov 6, 2018
Frostburg State and Johns Hopkins Faculty Collaborate on Vapor Sensor Technology
Vapor sensors are critical for modern life, monitoring industrial processes, ensuring air quality, detecting security threats and even aiding in medical diagnostics. One emerging technology offers great promise for cheaper, more versatile vapor sensors: organic semiconductors (OSC). Unfortunately, OSC vapor sensors are not quite ready for widespread use.

Nov 1, 2018
FSU Presents the Outstanding Mentor Award to Three Faculty Members
Frostburg State University presented the Outstanding Mentor Award to three new nominees at this year’s Career Expo luncheon. The three recipients were Dr. Paul Bernhardt of the Department of Psychology, Dr. Daniel Moorehead of the Department of Sociology and Dr. Thomas Sigerstad of the Department of Management.

Oct 31, 2018
FSU Crowns King and Queen for Homecoming; Court Raises $2,737 for Charity
Candidates for Frostburg State University’s 2018 Homecoming Court raised a combined $2,737 for regional and national charitable organizations in the weeks leading to Homecoming.

Oct 25, 2018
FSU’s Online MBA Ranked One of Best Online MBA Programs and One of Best for Health Care Management by OnlineMasters.com
OnlineMasters.com, an online service designed to encourage students to pursue higher education, has ranked Frostburg State University’s online MBA as one of the best online MBA programs nationally, as well as one of the best for health care management, in its recent rankings for 2019.

Oct 15, 2018
FSU’s Online Master’s in Computer Science Receives Two New Rankings
Frostburg State University’s online Master of Science in Applied Computer Science has received additional recognition, being been ranked 21st on Affordable Colleges Online’s Best Online Master’s in Computer Science for 2018 through 2019 and 11th on SR Education Groups Most Affordable Master’s in Computer Science Online for 2019.

Oct 15, 2018
FSU Celebrates All Things Frostburg With Homecoming Oct. 25-28
Frostburg State University welcomes students and graduates from all generations to celebrate Homecoming 2018. From Thursday, Oct. 25, to Sunday, Oct. 28, FSU will host many events that will showcase everyone’s school pride, including a Pep Rally, sports, a Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, reunions and the Homecoming dance.

Oct 12, 2018
GC-FSU Agreement Provides for Baccalaureate Partnership in Adventure Sports Management
Garrett College and its largest transfer partner, Frostburg State University, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing the foundation for a collaborative Bachelor of Science degree program in Adventure Sports Management. The agreement also provides students with a clear pathway from an associate degree to a baccalaureate degree, utilizing the resources of both institutions.

Oct 12, 2018
Frostburg State’s Lisa Clark to Be Honored With Civic Engagement Award
Lisa Clark of New Market, Md., director of the A STAR! AmeriCorps program at Frostburg State University, was recently selected as the winner of Campus Compact Mid-Atlantic’s Civic Engagement Award for 2018.

Oct 2, 2018
FSU’s Greg Latta Receives Third Individual Achievement in the Arts Award
Dr. Greg Latta, professor in Frostburg State University’s Physics Department, has won his third Individual Artist Award from the Maryland State Arts Council. He was awarded $3,000 in the category for Non-Classical Music: Solo Performance.

Sep 27, 2018
FSU Professor Competes in Queen City Film Festival With Documentary Film
A film produced and directed by a Frostburg State University Communications faculty member with the assistance of more than 30 FSU students over three years will be one of the competitors at the Queen City Film Festival.

Sep 26, 2018
Alumni Spotlight - Mary Biscoe-Hall, Esq. '12
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews will feature attorney Mary Biscoe-Hall, Esq. ’12.

Sep 26, 2018
Graduates Find Common Ground at Monocacy Battlefield
While recruiting future graduates at FSU’s Career and Internship Fair, two alumni who found themselves working together at Monocacy National Battlefield reflected on how their separate journeys led them to arrive at the same place.

Sep 26, 2018
From the President’s Desk: Frostburg State’s Blueprint for the Coming Years
President Nowaczyk lays out the University’s goals, part of the strategic plan that will be guiding the University in the years leading up to the 125th anniversary in 2023.

Sep 26, 2018
Frostburg Athletics Facilities See Major Upgrades
New surfaces and new scoreboards are greeting sports fans this fall in Bobcat Stadium and at the tennis courts, with many upgrades coming thanks to generous donors.

Sep 26, 2018
Physician Assistant Program Planned for May 2019
FSU’s newest master’s degree program, a planned Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies, is accepting applications for the first classes, anticipated in May of 2019.

Sep 26, 2018
F2T2 Summer Campers Learn by Doing, Then Teaching
Building water filters, making robots go and learning about drones were the activities that the inaugural F2T2 campers undertook, but the goal was to spark a desire to teach what they learned to even younger children.

Sep 26, 2018
Strategic Plan Vision and Action Items 2018-2023

Sep 20, 2018
FSU’s Online Master’s in Applied Computer Science Ranked Seventh Most Affordable in U.S. by GradSchoolHub.com
Frostburg State University’s online Master of Science in Applied Computer Science has been ranked seventh on GradSchoolHub.com’s current listing of the 10 most affordable online master’s of computer science degrees for 2018.

Sep 18, 2018
Frostburg State University to Close Cambridge Hall, Relocate Students
Frostburg State University has decided to close Cambridge Hall, a residence hall, following moisture problems that developed following mechanical upgrades over the summer. The 154 students who reside in the residence hall will be transferred to other campus housing.