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Residence Hall, Multicultural Center Names Get USM Regents’ Approval

Two campus buildings have been named in honor of the history and legacy of Frostburg’s Black community following approval from the University System of Maryland Board of Regents. The newly built residence hall will be known as Brownsville Hall, and a former school for African Americans will be named the Adams/Wyche Multicultural Center at the Lincoln School.

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Proposed Science Center to Serve Tri-State Region

The project would transform Frostburg’s former City Hall into a Science Education Center designed to serve school-age children from the multi-state region, providing a resource for area science teachers.

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Program Enhances Local School Districts

Complete a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a year-long teacher residency in partnership with Frederick and Garrett county public schools and earn a 12-month, $30,000 living-wage stipend.

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Honor Society Chapter Earns Excellence Award

FSU's chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines, earns recognition as a Platinum Chapter.

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SGA Honored for Excellence in Service

Despite the challenges of the pandemic over the past year, FSU’s Student Government Association has been proactive in creating opportunities for students both on campus and in the community.

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Program Announces Distinguished Board

The Maryland Accelerates program, designed to provide more STEM teachers and enhance career paths for established teachers, has a new executive advisory board.

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STUDENT ACCOLADES

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Student Wins International Art Competition

Beating out several hundred submissions from around the globe, this senior art student won an exclusive two-year deal with an Australia-based design company.

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Student Completes Prestigious Fellowship

A senior engineering student participated in a prestigious U.S. Department of Energy fellowship and had her research project highlighted on the DOE’s official website.

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Profiled in “Women in Technology”

After this engineering major secured an internship with Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies, she was profiled in the company’s “Women in Technology” series.

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Poster Design Wins Z-Hacks People’s Choice

For her design advocating for the LGBTQ community, student walks away with the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Z Hacks Humanity and Earth hack-a-thon.

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SGA Vice President is Newman Civic Fellow

Nominated by FSU President Ron Nowaczyk, Thayer worked to expand the SGA constitution to increase diversity, equity and inclusion within the organization’s ranks.

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FACULTY BOOKS

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Assassinations, Terrorism Outrage and Fascinate

Political Science professor Scott Johnson dives into the psychology behind some of America's most heinous criminals in Political Assassins, Terrorists and Related Conspiracies in American History.

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Poem Collection Released Just as Pandemic Arrived

English professor Gerard LaFemina released his book of prose poems, Baby Steps in Doomsday Prepping, in February, just as COVID-19 was arriving in the United States.

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