success stories

Eugenia Asare’s internship at the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, Md., allowed her to work with the world’s leading anthrax experts.

 “Research like this seems to be something you do at a Harvard or Yale, but to come from Frostburg and to be able to represent my school at NIH, it really is encouraging,” Asare said.

Robert Lemaire, president of BURG Peer Education Network, was awarded the 2016 BACCHUS Outstanding Student Award for his involvement with BURG’s numerous influential activities on campus to promote a healthy and safe environment.

“It’s rewarding, even though you don’t get to see it right away,” Lemaire said about his efforts into BURG. “It’s kind of like running a marathon. As you go along, you just keep building up, and you get to the end, and you get to see that you finished, but you don’t always get to see all the lives you touched along the way.”

Alexa Bashaw and Shefali Shah attended Capitol Hill Day in Washington, D.C., for the National Association for Music Education, advocating the importance of music education for every student.

Eden Biggs and Jessica Johnson Clay traveled to universities in Québec, immersing themselves in classes to help establish new exchange and study abroad programs.



Eugenia Nih