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Published Writers Teaching Future Authors at Frostburg’s WordQuest PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 17 July 2017 16:10
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Frostburg’s Pirates Ahoy! Welcomes Young Buccaneers, Author Beth Ferry PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 30 June 2017 07:52

The Frostburg State University Children’s Literature Centre (CLC), in collaboration with FrostburgFirst, will once again host this year’s Pirates Ahoy! event on Wednesday, July 12. Activities will be held at City Place, 14 S. Water St., and guest author Beth Ferry will speak at 10 and 11 a.m. in the Palace Theatre on Main Street. All events in this day of pirate merriment, tales and treats are free and open to the public.

Children coming aboard this year’s Pirates Ahoy! will have the opportunity to meet Ferry, author of the picture book, “Pirate’s Perfect Pet,” at the Palace Theatre.

Buccaneer activities, including arts and crafts and a treasure hunt, will take place throughout the day in City Place. Visiting marauders will be challenged ...

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Nationally Known Educator to Serve as Frostburg State University’s Interim College of Education Dean PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 06:13

Dr. Boyce C. Williams, a nationally renowned educator in the field of public and teacher education, has been named Frostburg State University’s interim dean of the College of Education.

Williams is currently president and CEO of the National Alliance for Learning, Inc., a higher education consulting agency. Previously, she was senior vice president and chief of staff at the National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education. Her background also includes working in public school administration in East Lansing, Mich., and in teacher education at Elizabeth City State University, part of the University of North Carolina system.

“I’m at the stage of my career where I want to do things like this to support an institution as it takes itself to the next ...

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Frostburg State University to Celebrate Student Successes at 150th Commencement PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 06:12

Frostburg State University will hold its 150th Commencement on Thursday, May 25, celebrating the achievements of the spring 2017 graduating class during two ceremonies in the Main Arena of the Cordts Physical Education Center.

FSU President Ronald Nowaczyk will confer degrees on graduates during two exercises throughout the day. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will start at 9:30 a.m., and the College of Business and the College of Education will begin at 2 p.m. Featured student speakers for the ceremony include Corey Knipple, College of Business; Adeline Eisentrout, College of Education; and Trevor Jones, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Knipple, of Cumberland, Md., will graduate ...

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Maple Syrup from City Trees Donated to the Frostburg Food Pantry PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 May 2017 20:59

Frostburg Syrup Mayor Flanigan and Members of the City Council delivered 8 cases, each containing 12-8 oz. (half pint) bottles of real Maple Syrup to Vicki Peterson and Bob Duncan of the Frostburg Food Pantry for distribution to families in the Frostburg area.  The City was contacted by Piney Creek Maple, a local maple syrup producer, about the potential of tapping a limited number of sugar maple trees in the City’s Piney Reservoir Watershed.  The trees are not in an area that can sustain timber harvesting and so the tapping of the trees will have no impact on the future monetary value of the trees.  The vast majority of the maples trees in the watershed are not be eligible for this process.  The process and oversight was provided by the Maryland Forest Service, who ...

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