News Archive

2023

Nov 30, 2023
Frostburg State University Celebrates Achievements of Fall 2023 Graduates
Frostburg State University will celebrate the student achievements of its fall 2023 graduating class at the 163rd Commencement Ceremony at 2 p.m. in a ceremony on Wednesday, Dec. 20, in the Cordts Physical Education Center Main Arena.

Nov 29, 2023
FSU’s Athletic Training Program Partners with Volunteer Fire Fighters
Frostburg State University’s Department of Kinesiology has collaborated with local volunteer firefighters on two projects that allow graduate students in the Athletic Training program to conduct original research while simultaneously providing beneficial services to the Frostburg community.

Nov 10, 2023
Frostburg State University Recognized as a Phi Kappa Phi Circle of Excellence Silver Chapter
Frostburg State University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi was recently recognized by the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, as a Circle of Excellence Silver Chapter.

Nov 9, 2023
Alumni Spotlight - Josey Wiedenhaefer '14
Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Josey Wiedenhaefer '14. Josey lives in Melbourne, FL, and is a franchise paralegal for Empower Brands.

Oct 30, 2023
FSU Realigns Colleges for More Balanced Program Portfolios
Frostburg State University recently underwent a realignment of departments within the College of Business, the College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to better balance the program portfolios of each program.

Oct 16, 2023
WVSOM, Frostburg State University Announce Partnership
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) and Frostburg State University have entered into a memorandum of understanding that will better prepare Frostburg students interested in pursuing a career in osteopathic medicine.

Oct 11, 2023
FSU Biology Student Receives Special Honors in Micrograph Awards Competition
Frostburg State University upper-level biology student, MacKenzie Freeze, was recently recognized with Special Honors in Microscopy Today’s 5th annual Micrograph Awards competition.

Oct 6, 2023
The Daily Record Announces Inaugural Veterans in Business and Law Winners
The Daily Record has named Dr. Artie L. Travis, Vice President for Student Affairs at Frostburg State University, one of the inaugural Veterans in Business and Law Award winners. Travis is one of 23 honorees from across the State.

Oct 6, 2023
Frostburg State University Named Winner of 2023 Appademy Awards
Frostburg State University has been awarded the 2023 Appademy Award for Best App Redesign, an accolade representing the excellence in visual design and usability for a redesigned mobile campus app.

Oct 4, 2023
FSU Police Officers Recognized for Bravery, Selflessness
Frostburg State University Police Chief, Cynthia Smith, recently presented members of her team with awards for their selfless responses to dangerous situations earlier this year.

Oct 2, 2023
Regional Bobcat Innovation Launch Pad Competition Proves Successful
Recently, 70 students applied to participate in the regional Bobcat Innovation Launch Pad competition Sept. 22-24 hosted by Frostburg State University in partnership with TEDCO's Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), Deloitte’s Innovation Lab and the University System of Maryland Launch Fund.

Sep 25, 2023
FSU Once Again Places High on Washington Monthly 2023 College Guide and Rankings
In its annual College Guide and Rankings, Washington Monthly once again gave Frostburg State University high marks.

Sep 11, 2023
Forging Futures Campaign Reaches Initial Fundraising Goal
In 2016, Frostburg State University (FSU) began a comprehensive campaign known as Forging Futures: The Campaign for Frostburg State University, with an initial goal of $25 million.

Sep 11, 2023
Frostburg State University Holds State of the University Address
On Thursday, Sept. 7, Frostburg State University held its annual State of the University (SOTU) address for faculty, staff and students. President Nowaczyk along with his team of vice presidents presented divisional updates showcasing the University’s successes over the past year.

Sep 8, 2023
Three Frostburg State University Employees Receive Staff Awards for Excellence
Frostburg State University honored Rubin Stevenson, Kristie Bloskey and Anthony “Tony” Rosa with Staff Awards for Excellence at the President’s State of the University address held on Sept. 7.

Sep 8, 2023
Monahan Given Frostburg State University President’s Distinguished Faculty Award
Dr. Michael Monahan, professor and chair of Frostburg State University’s Department of Management, has been selected as the 2023 recipient of the President’s Distinguished Faculty Award.

Sep 8, 2023
Graham Receives Frostburg State University President’s Distinguished Staff Award
Dr. Jeff Graham, FSU senior associate vice president for Student Affairs, was the 2023 recipient of the President’s Distinguished Staff Award, which recognizes a staff member who has provided exceptional service to the University and has helped to advance its mission, goals and priorities.

Aug 31, 2023
Donnell VanSkiver Wins 2nd Annual Washington, D.C. Admin Leadership Award
On Friday, Aug. 25, Donnell VanSkiver, Executive Administrative Assistant to Frostburg State University’s President, was announced the winner of this year’s Leadership Award at the 2023 Washington, D.C. Admin Awards.

Aug 30, 2023
FSU’s Nowaczyk Appointed New Commissioner of Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Frostburg State University president, Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk, was recently appointed to serve as a new commissioner on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

Aug 29, 2023
CAST Presents “Romeo and Juliet” at Frostburg State University
After a hiatus of four years, the Cambridge University American State Tour (CAST) will return to Frostburg State University to perform William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center.

Aug 28, 2023
FSU to Host Regional Bobcat Innovation Launch Pad Competition
Frostburg State University, in partnership with the TEDCO Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII), Deloitte's Innovation Lab and the University System of Maryland (USM) Launch Fund, will host a regional Bobcat Innovation Launch Pad competition on the FSU campus Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24, 2023.

Aug 23, 2023
Frostburg to Offer B.S. Degree in Environmental Science
Frostburg State University’s Departments of Biology and Geography have established an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science to replace the environmental science concentrations previously offered within the biology and earth sciences majors.

Aug 22, 2023
Appalachian Festival Returns to FSU Sept. 14 Through 16 With “Experiencing the Feminine in Appalachia: Women, Gender and Place”
Frostburg State University’s much-anticipated Appalachian Festival will return to campus for its 18th year Thursday, Sept. 14, to Saturday, Sept. 16.

Aug 16, 2023
FSU’s Doctorate in Educational Leadership One of Four Finalists for Program of the Year
Frostburg State University’s doctorate in Educational Leadership was one of just four member institutions to be selected as a finalist for the 2023 Carnegie Project for Educational Doctorate (CPED) Program of the Year award.

Aug 10, 2023
Frostburg State University Among Top Three Voted Best Graduate Programs in the Daily Record 2023 Reader Rankings
Over the summer, Frostburg State University was nominated and then selected as one of the top five colleges or universities in the Education category for Best Graduate Programs to advance to the voting round of the Daily Record’s 2023 Reader Rankings.

Aug 9, 2023
CES at Frostburg State University Announces 2023-24 Season
The Cultural Events Series at Frostburg State University will present its 2023-24 season with professional performing artists from New Zealand, Ireland, Canada and the United States in genres of dance, theatre, circus arts, jazz, folk, Native American, country and classical music.

Aug 1, 2023
Frostburg to Host Virtual Event for Alderson Broaddus Students
Frostburg State University’s Office of Admissions will host a virtual event exclusively for Alderson Broaddus students on Thursday, Aug. 3 from 3-3:45 p.m.

Jul 18, 2023
Frostburg to Offer Post-Masters Certificate in Advanced School Counseling Practice 
Frostburg State University will offer a Post-Masters Certificate (PMC) in Advanced School Counseling Practice (ASCP) beginning in the January 2024 Intersession.

Jul 12, 2023
MCTA Presents Youth Folk Art Camp This August
Frostburg State University’s Mountain City Traditional Arts will host a Youth Folk Art Camp for children ages 8 to 12, Monday, Aug. 7, through Friday, Aug. 11, each day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 25 E. Main St. in Frostburg.

Jul 7, 2023
Maryland Accelerates Hosts 4th Annual National Leadership Conference
Maryland Accelerates held its 4th Annual National Leadership Conference on June 15-16 at the Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City, Md.

Jun 29, 2023
FSU Responds to SCOTUS Affirmative Action Decision
Frostburg State University will continue its commitment of providing a welcoming and supportive educational environment to students from all backgrounds.

Jun 28, 2023
Calling All Young Buccaneers to Attend Frostburg’s Pirates Ahoy! Event
The Frostburg State University Children’s Literature Centre, in collaboration with the City of Frostburg, have once again teamed up to provide a free day of pirate merriment, tales, treasures and treats for young readers across the region at the annual Pirates Ahoy! event on Saturday, July 8.

Jun 26, 2023
FSU Department of Nursing Awarded $1.5 Million Nurse Support Program II Grant
Frostburg State University’s Department of Nursing was recently awarded a grant in excess of $1.5 million by the Maryland Higher Education Commission’s Nurse Support Program II.

Jun 20, 2023
High School Students Participate in Three-Day FSU STEM Summit
Twenty exceptional high school students from Maryland and Pennsylvania will participate in the 2023 Frostburg State University STEM Summit on the FSU campus June 20-23.

Jun 7, 2023
MCTA Presents Free Friday Afternoon Summer Concert Series for Children and Families
Frostburg State University’s Mountain City Traditional Arts will host a free Friday afternoon Summer Concert Series for children and families. Events kick off on June 23 and run through Aug. 4.

May 31, 2023
FSU President Named to The Daily Record’s 2023 Higher Education Power List
The president of Frostburg State University, Dr. Ronald Nowaczyk, was recently recognized for being among The Daily Record’s 2023 Higher Education Power List for his leadership guiding FSU in the ever-changing field of education.

May 12, 2023
Mr. Paul A. Petzrick Given Honorary Doctorate at Commencement
Frostburg State University presented Mr. Paul A. Petzrick, an employee of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, with an Honorary Doctorate of Science degree at its 162nd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 20.

May 12, 2023
2023 Faculty Achievement Award Winners to be Honored at FSU Convocation
Six recipients of the 2023 Faculty Achievement Awards will be honored at the Frostburg State University Honors Convocation on Friday, May 19, at 6:30 p.m. in the Pealer Recital Hall of FSU’s Woodward D. Pealer Performing Arts Center.

May 10, 2023
FSU to Partner with GCPS to Offer Dual Enrollment Pilot Program
Frostburg State University is excited to announce that beginning in the Fall of 2023, they will partner with Garrett County Public Schools to offer the Bobcat Academy - a dual enrollment pilot program to give motivated high school seniors an immersive college experience and an opportunity to earn college credits while simultaneously completing high school.

May 10, 2023
36 Inductees Installed into FSU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi
The Frostburg State University chapter of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi inducted 36 new members during a ceremony held May 6 at FSU’s Gira Center. The Society is the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

May 8, 2023
Frostburg State University Celebrates Class of 2023 Grads at 162nd Commencement
Frostburg State University will celebrate the achievements of its spring 2023 graduating class at the 162nd Commencement scheduled for Saturday, May 20, during two ceremonies in the Cordts Physical Education Center Main Arena.

May 8, 2023
FSU’s Dr. Angela Luvara Honored With Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award
At the 2023 Frostburg State University Leadership and Engagement Awards celebration held on May 4 and hosted by the Office of Student Engagement, Dr. Angela Luvara, an assistant professor in FSU’s Department of Sociology and the coordinator of Women’s Studies at FSU, was honored with the Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award.

May 8, 2023
FSU’s Dr. Lilly Ye Receives Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award
At the 2023 Frostburg State University Leadership and Engagement Awards celebration held on May 4, Dr. Lilly Ye, a professor in FSU’s Department of Marketing and Finance and advisor of the FSU Marketing Club, was honored with the Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award for support and contributions that go above and beyond her current duties as a faculty member.

May 8, 2023
Students Honored at FSU’s Leadership and Engagement Awards Celebration
On Thursday, May 4, a myriad of Frostburg State University students was honored at the 2023 Leadership and Engagement Awards reception for their dedication and contributions to the University’s leadership.

Apr 28, 2023
FSU Student Acknowledged on 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll
Frostburg State University and the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge recently announced that Rachael Michalski has been recognized as part of the 2023 ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll.

Apr 27, 2023
Frostburg State University Student Joins USM Langenberg Legacy Fellows Program
Frostburg State University student, Jamie Roberts, has been selected to join student fellows across the University System of Maryland (USM) institutions in this year’s cohort of the Langenberg Legacy Fellows Program.

Apr 21, 2023
Frostburg State University Conference Services Earns One-Stop Shop Certification
Frostburg State University has earned One-Stop Shop Certification through the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International (ACCED-I), the only professional association dedicated to collegiate conferences and events.

Apr 20, 2023
eSports and Mock Trial Coming This Fall
Frostburg State is starting two new competitive initiatives this fall, eSports and mock trial. This is a great opportunity for you, as an FSU student, to help make these teams successful.

Apr 12, 2023
FSU to Host Transform 2040 as Part of Celebration of FSU’s 125th Anniversary
Frostburg State University will host Transform 2040 on Wednesday, April 19, in conjunction with Focus Frostburg, a full day of programs, discussions and activities highlighting issues of sustainability and climate awareness.

Apr 10, 2023
FSU’s Student Government Association Elects New President
Rachael Michalski was recently elected as the President of Frostburg State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) for the 23-24 academic school year.

Apr 5, 2023
FSU’s VP for Student Affairs Receives NOESA Award
Dr. Artie Travis, Vice President for Student Affairs at Frostburg State University, has been awarded the Outstanding Eagle Scout Award upon nomination by the D.C. Chapter of the National Eagle Scout Association and the Boy Scouts of America.

Apr 3, 2023
FSU Provost Named One of The Daily Record’s Top 100 Women in Maryland
Frostburg State University’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Traki L. Taylor, was recently recognized for being among The Daily Record’s 2023 Top 100 Women in Maryland for her outstanding achievements and accomplishments.

Mar 30, 2023
FSU Designated a Voter Friendly Campus For 4th Consecutive Year
Frostburg State University was once again named a Voter Friendly Campus by national nonpartisan organizations Fair Election Center’s Campus Vote Project and NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.

Mar 23, 2023
FSU Receives $250K to Fund Outdoor Recreation Workforce Initiatives
FSU’s Division of Regional Development and Engagement (DRDE) has been awarded a grant for $250,000 from the EDA and the MD Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism to support a regional approach to growing Western Maryland’s outdoor recreation economy by funding initiatives in workforce development and training and certification in Allegany and Garrett Counties.

Mar 23, 2023
FSU Awarded $3.5 Million Grant for Teacher Quality Partnership Project
Frostburg State University was recently awarded five-year, $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education for Rural Educators for Appalachian Children (REACH), a teacher quality partnership project. Under REACH, FSU will implement a dual certification special education and elementary teacher preparation program.

Mar 17, 2023
Frostburg State University and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to Offer Joint Master of Environmental Management in Sustainability
Frostburg State University and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) are proud to offer an innovative joint Master in Environmental Management (MEM) in Sustainability for the fall of 2023.

Mar 9, 2023
FSU’s Bobcat Giving Day Rings Up a Second Year of Success
Frostburg State University’s second annual Bobcat Giving Day, an online 24-hour fundraising campaign, broke last year’s totals by raising both more dollars and donors.

Mar 8, 2023
Frostburg State Named Military Friendly for 12th Straight Time
Frostburg State University recently announced that it has earned the 2023-2024 Military Friendly School designation marking the 12th consecutive time that FSU has received this distinction.

Mar 7, 2023
FSU to Host Women’s Studies Spring Speaker Series
Frostburg State University’s Women’s Studies will host a Spring Speaker Series featuring three renowned keynotes to include Kim Kelly, Jalessah Jackson and Sesali Bowen.

Feb 23, 2023
FSU, ACM Co-Host Leadership Allegany Rising Higher Education Day
On Thursday, Feb. 9 the Class of 2023 had the opportunity to visit Frostburg State University and Allegany College of Maryland as part of Higher Education Day, which strives to raise awareness of the higher ed landscape and the opportunities available at these institutions.

Feb 15, 2023
FSU to Partner with ACPS to Offer Dual Enrollment Pilot Program
Frostburg State University is excited to announce that beginning in the Fall of 2023, they will partner with Allegany County Public Schools to offer the Bobcat Academy - a dual enrollment pilot program to give motivated high school seniors an immersive college experience and an opportunity to earn college credits while simultaneously completing high school.

Jan 30, 2023
Frostburg State University Offering Two New Programs in Nursing
Frostburg State University is proud to offer two new programs in nursing. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program allows first time students to explore the variety of pathways that a career in nursing has to offer. Additionally, students interested in advancing their healthcare knowledge can now enroll in FSU’s online Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) to BSN program to expose themselves to expanded job opportunities in leadership roles or careers in specialized care areas.

Jan 20, 2023
Frostburg State University to Receive $1.2 Million in Federal Funds
Frostburg State University will receive $1,250,000 through direct federal funding earmarked in the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill signed into law by President Joe Biden in December. The funding, secured through Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (both D-MD) and Rep. David Trone (D-MD), will provide $750,000 for the FSU Regional Science Center and $500,000 for the FSU Maryland Accelerates Program.

Jan 10, 2023
Alumni Spotlight - Lexy Snyder Williams '18 and Bart Williams '17
Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Lexy Snyder Williams '18 and husband Bart Williams '17. Lexy and Bart live in Crofton, Md., where she works in admissions and he is a 4th grade teacher for AACPS.

Jan 10, 2023
Alumni Spotlight - India Lacey ’16/M’17
Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features India Lacey ’16/M’17, senior financial accountant with IT Cadre.

2022

Dec 2, 2022
Frostburg State University Celebrates Achievements of Fall 2022 Graduates
Frostburg State University will celebrate student achievements of its fall 2022 graduating class with the 161st Commencement on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Featured student speakers for the ceremony include Jenna Griffith Newlin, College of Business; Summer Sabatino, College of Education; and Brian Records, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Dec 1, 2022
Dr. Joan Serafin Receives 2022 Transform Mid-Atlantic Global Citizenship Award
Dr. Joan Serafin, a political science professor at Frostburg State University, is the winner of the 2022 Global Citizenship Award, in recognition of her commitment to and scholarship of developing globally engaged curricula and opportunities for students at FSU.

Dec 1, 2022
FSU’s College of Education Among 55 Educator Prep Programs Recognized for National Excellence
Frostburg State University’s College of Education was recently granted national accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Sep 16, 2022
Alumni Spotlight - Kayla Mathew ‘15/M’17
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Kayla Mathew ‘15/M’17, Annual Giving Specialist at Frostburg State University.

Sep 16, 2022
Programs Give Frostburg Students Competitive Edge
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.

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 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.

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.

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 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 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 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 24, 2022
Moves in Athletics Build on Success
Two new faces in coaching positions and a new role overseeing academic and student development continue Athletics’ moves toward success in NCAA’s Division II.

Jun 23, 2022
Alumni Spotlight - Aaron Ware ’14
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Aaron Ware ’14, the new Alumni Relations and Events Specialist at Frostburg State University.

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
Spring Sports Wrap-up
In what should be the last year before full NCAA DII membership, Bobcat teams continue to progress with great showings at conference championships and strong individual feats.

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 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.

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.

Apr 26, 2022
First-Ever #BobcatGivingDay Gifts Top $145K
For FSU’s first-ever #BobcatGivingDay, organizers were thrilled that 1,225 donors raised $145,305 in 24 hours, supporting a large number of special initiatives along the way.

Apr 21, 2022
Alumni Spotlight - Sandrine Akindo ’15
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Sandrine Akindo ’15, an HR project manager for Pepsico, who used FSU’s leadership development opportunities and personal support to find her voice and shape the person she is today.

Apr 21, 2022
Athletics and Tumbling Shines in Second Full Season
The Frostburg State acrobatic & tumbling team’s quest for an MEC championship came up just two points shy as their memorable team season came to an end, in just their second full season.

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.

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.

Feb 28, 2022
Winter Sports Wrap-up
The third year in Division II produced strong showings for winter sports, including the first DII championship for a women’s sport, Women’s Swimming.

Feb 24, 2022
Alumni Spotlight - Aaron Webb ’13
eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Aaron Webb ’13, CEO of a virtual marketing agency that adds value and recognition to a business’ online presence.

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).

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.

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.

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).