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The third annual I Swim for Bob Day celebrated the life of Bob Norr and raises funds for a scholarship in his name. Learn more here.


Intellect, verbal sparring, clandestine missions and persuasive acting were all part of the game in a Reacting to the Past workshop featuring Frostburg State University history and philosophy students. Read more here.

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Timothy Cross & Xunyu Pan.jpg

Timothy Cross, left, and Dr. Xunyu Pan display a computer running Cross’ Musicians Aid app, which can help musicians produce sheet music from the notes they play. Learn more here.

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ASB-FSU-Jamal Bullock.jpg

Frostburg students Essence Moseley, left, and Jamal Bullock, center, team up with a student from another school to install drywall during Spring Break in New Jersey. Learn more here.

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May 4, 2015
FSU Adventure Sports Management 2+2 Degree With Garrett College Approved

Frostburg State University and Garrett College will offer a new collaborative Bachelor of Science in Adventure Sports Management “two plus two” program starting in fall 2015. Students in the program will have the opportunity to gain expertise in recreation activities while developing the management skills and professional connections necessary to become successful leaders in the tourism industry. The program utilizes the unique natural resource base found in Western Maryland.

May 3, 2015
FSU President Emerita Gira Honored in Naming of New Center for Communications and Information Technology

Frostburg State University’s newest academic building is now known as the Catherine R. Gira Center for Communications and Information Technology, following an unveiling ceremony today. The naming honors Gira’s 15 years of service to FSU and her distinguished career in higher education.

Held on a sunny spring morning in more than 100 well-wishers, the black and red drape covering the brick sign that now bears her name was drawn up and away as Gira stood by.

April 29, 2015
Chancellor Kirwan Appoints Frostburg State University Presidential Search and Screening Committee

Adelphi, MD (April 29, 2015) – William E. Kirwan, chancellor of the University System of Maryland, today announced his appointment of the search and screening committee for the president of Frostburg State University, one of the university system’s 12 institutions.

April 28, 2015
FSU’s Relay For Life Raises Nearly $32,000 to Fight Against Cancer

Cold weather wasn’t going to bring down the nearly 600 participants unified to help conquer cancer at Frostburg State University’s Relay For Life.


Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference
Hitting the Right Note: Frostburg State University Student's Music Software Presented at SPIE International Conference

A new application developed by a recent Frostburg State University graduate could strike a chord with self-taught musicians one day.

Timothy Cross of Cumberland created a program called Musicians Aid before graduating from FSU in fall 2014 when he earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science. Musicians Aid could be a blessing for aspiring musicians if fully developed, and the promise of the technology captured the attention of Silicon Valley companies at an international conference in February.

April 29, 2015
FSU Biology Students Visit Savage River State Forest to Protect Endangered Butterfly

An endangered butterfly’s future generations will be spreading their wings with a greater chance of survival thanks, in part, to the work of Frostburg State University biology students.

April 22, 2015
Behind-the-Scenes Students Vital to FSU's “Romeo and Juliet: Choose Your Own Ending”

When the lights come up, the show must go on.

The Frostburg State University Theatre students who work behind the scenes are essential in making any stage production possible. As plays and musicals gear up, designers for lights, sound, seating and costumes all pitch in to stage shows through the FSU Theatre Technology Program. During a recent visit to the Costume Shop, students gave a sneak peek on what they love about bringing out details to fit each character.

April 15, 2015
Frostburg Students, Faculty Volunteer to Help Taxpayers for the Past 25 Years

When the tax man cometh, Frostburg State University accounting students are here each year to help the community file tax returns.

April 13, 2015
Frostburg State University Students Rebuild Homes and Lives During Spring Break on the Jersey Shore

While some students work on a perfect tan for spring break, others, like Jamal Bullock, work to make a difference.

The Frostburg State University senior mass communication major spent his spring break volunteering with about 40 Frostburg students and staff to help continue relief efforts in New Jersey from 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.

April 7, 2015
Regional Educators Urged to Register for FSU Spring Festival of Children’s Literature

Educators in Maryland and Pennsylvania are encouraged to register for Frostburg State University’s 33rd Annual Spring Festival of Children’s Literature this month where teachers can earn credit for continuing professional development.

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