University News

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3, 2, 1 ... Lift Off!

FSU is counting down toward the launch of our new Regional Science Center/Challenger Learning Center to be located in Frostburg’s former City Hall on the city’s Main Street.

Find out more about the Challenger Learning Center

2 min read
#STEM #science #NASA #ChallengerCenter


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Grant Supports Autonomous Vehicle Research

Frostburg’s signature weather is proving to be a benefit in one professor’s research into using LiDAR to direct self-driving vehicles.

Find out how Frostburg's weather plays a role

3 min read
#research #STEM #autonomousvehicle

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Major General Receives Honorary Doctorate

Maj. Gen. Robert Edmonson II ’90 told new graduates how his Frostburg experience helped him learn the value of preparation and opportunity.

Read about his advice

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#honorarydoctorate #commencement #alumni



Provost Traiki L. Taylore

Welcome, Dr. Taylor!

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.

Learn more about the new provost

2 min read
#highereducation #academia #provost


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Brownsville Hall Receives Formal Dedication

FSU has formally dedicated Brownsville Hall, the newest residence hall on campus, in honor of the history and legacy of Frostburg’s African American community.

Read about the dedication

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#brownsville #frostburgheritage #studenthousing


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New 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.

Get the details

1 min read
#sports #westernmaryland #community


2 female professors awarded faculty achievement

Professors Recognized for Excellence

Two FSU professors, Dr. Amy Branam Armiento and Dr. Kelly Bupb, have been recognized by the University for their outstanding contributions to our campus.

Read about the honor

1 min read
#outstandingfaculty #university #frostburgfaculty


My First Pandemic book cover by Professor Odone

His First Pandemic

Jamison Odone, an associate professor of visual arts at Frostburg, puts a creative spin on the COVID lockdown with a new book from a difficult period in our history.

Find out more

1 min read
#university #frostburgfaculty #visualstorytelling


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Raising Responsible Kids

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. 

Learn about her book

1 min read
#university #frostburgfaculty #education


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Spence Drops New Album

Luke Spence, a lecturer of trumpet in the Department of Music, has released a new solo album celebrating 20th Century Art Songs.

Get the debut details


Military Friendly seal for 2022-2023

Over a Decade of Veteran Support

For the 11th time in a row, FSU has been named by Viqtory, an organization that serves military personnel and their spouses transitioning into civilian life, as a Military Friendly School.

Learn what this honor means


Max Hancock

Student Earns Spot in Civic Fellowship Program

The inaugural Mid-Atlantic Civic Fellowship recognizes leaders who are engaged global citizens and actively contribute to the creation of equitable, healthy, sustainable and socially just communities.

Read about his achievement