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Embassy Theatre to Host Benefit PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Trish Morgan   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:43

CUMBERLAND, MD - Embassy Theatre, located at 49 Baltimore Street, Downtown Cumberland Mall, will host a benefit for Octavia Grimm this Saturday, August 20. The proceeds from the event will assist Octavia with her leukemia medical expenses. 

According to event chair Trish Jankey, "Octavia is such a wonderful person, and she continues with her journey, facing medical challenges along the way. This benefit will assist her and her family with the enormous medical expenses for her treatments."

The vendor show will be held from 12 noon-5:00 pm, and cost for vendors to set up is $20. Each vendor also will provide a donated item for the Chinese Auction.

Beginning at 6 pm and running until midnight will be live music, featuring Chester ...

FSU Activities for Life to Offer Masters Swimming Sessions PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Thursday, 18 August 2016 13:41

Activities for Life at Frostburg State University will offer three masters swimming sessions for ages 18 and older: Session 1 from Aug. 29 through Sept. 30, Session 2 from Oct. 3 through Nov. 4 and Session 3 from Nov. 7 through Dec. 9, all in the Cordts Physical Education Center pool.

A fee per session entitles the student to as many as three workouts a week. The practice/workout schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 to 6:45 a.m.

It is strongly encouraged that all FSU masters swimmers register as members of U.S. Masters Swimming so they will be eligible to compete in masters competitions throughout the year.

Justin Anderson, Rebecca Yost and Trey McGraw will be the instructors.

The registration ...

Since Frostburg State University “Made a Big Difference” to Them, Leasures Create Scholarship to Ser PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 05 August 2016 09:56

Judge Leasure on the bench 1 If not for Frostburg State University, Maryland’s longest-serving circuit court judge might never have practiced law in the first place, and he and his wife are hoping to pay that benefit forward with a new scholarship.

Judge Gary Leasure and his wife, Barbara Leasure, members of FSU classes of 1968 and ’69, respectively, grew up in Cumberland a year apart in age. While they knew each other, it wasn’t until college that their relationship blossomed. They married in 1969, right after Barbara graduated.

“Frostburg made a big difference for both myself and Barbara. It gave us an opportunity to go to a good college that we wouldn’t have had an opportunity to do before,” Gary Leasure said.

To give back to the institution that shaped their lives, the ...

Frosty Awards Honor Outstanding FSU Student Communicators PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:30

Frostburg State University’s second annual Frosty Awards in May showcased the most outstanding creativity and artistry in student communications over the past academic year. The event, which was hosted by the Department of Communication and the Creative Communication Club, presented awards in 10 categories.

Sofia Agüero Petros, an Argentine exchange student, received the Frosty for Best Music Video for her work, “Jaime Simon.”

Megan Coleman of Mount Airy, Md., received the Frosty for Poster/Flyer Design for her work, “Cruisin.”

Nate Hutchings of Harker Heights, Texas, received the Frosty for Promotional Video for his work, “The Purpose of Christmas.”

Trevor Jones of Baltimore, Md., received the Communication Studies “Civil ...

FSU Wins Awards from Maryland Charity Campaign PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:26

FSU Maryland Charity Campaign Committee Frostburg State University has won two awards from the Maryland Charity Campaign – the Highest Increase in Monetary Contributions, for the highest increase in monetary contributions amount medium departments, and the Schaefer Cares Award, for most improved participation rate among medium departments. During its fall campaign, FSU collected $11,641 for the year, and its participation rate jumped to 16.3 percent. The University’s Physical Plant, Grounds and Housekeeping departments had the highest participation rate among all units on campus – more than 33 percent.


In the photo are, from left, members of the FSU Maryland Charity Campaign Committee: Sara-Beth Bittinger, director of Assessment and Institutional Research; Kathy Leck, program ...


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