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FSU’s Recreation and Park Management Program Reaccredited PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 08 March 2017 16:13

Frostburg State University’s Recreation and Parks Management Program has been reaccredited by the Council on Accreditation of Parks, Recreations, Tourism and Related Professions (COAPRT), which found the program to be fully in compliance.

Accreditation, an evaluation and assessment by peers of what elements of a program are considered to be entry level into the field, is particularly helpful for a less well-known university, according to Dr. Robert B. Kauffman, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Recreation and chair of the Council of University System Faculty.

“It indicates a certain level of quality,” said Kauffman. “The program is preparing students for entry into the field.”

FSU’s Recreation and Parks Management program received ...

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Embassy Theatre to Host Alt/Punk Show PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:32

The Embassy Theatre will host three bands: Broken Radio (Cumberland), the downstrokes (Frostburg-Cumberland) and Jet Set Vapour Trails (Morgantown), Friday, February 17th for an 18+ show. Doors open at 7:30 pm with music starting at 8 pm. 

Opening act Broken Radio is an alt-rock/punk band playing covered and original songs. Featuring Ian Dorsey, guitar; Cameron Deal, bass; and Adron Fiscus drums, their music reminiscent of early Green Day in their enthusiasm and excitement. These kids bring the spirit and energy of punk to a whole new generation of local kids.

Some people might call it punk rock, others might call it gritty rock ‘n’ roll, but western Maryland’s the downstrokes bring a variety of influences to their mix of straight ahead, four on the floor ...

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Embassy Theatre to Host Alt/Punk Show PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Embassy Theatre   
Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:32

The Embassy Theatre will host three bands: Broken Radio (Cumberland), the downstrokes (Frostburg-Cumberland) and Jet Set Vapour Trails (Morgantown), Friday, February 17th for an 18+ show. Doors open at 7:30 pm with music starting at 8 pm. 

Opening act Broken Radio is an alt-rock/punk band playing covered and original songs. Featuring Ian Dorsey, guitar; Cameron Deal, bass; and Adron Fiscus drums, their music reminiscent of early Green Day in their enthusiasm and excitement. These kids bring the spirit and energy of punk to a whole new generation of local kids.

Some people might call it punk rock, others might call it gritty rock ‘n’ roll, but western Maryland’s the downstrokes bring a variety of influences to their mix of straight ahead, four on the floor ...

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Frostburg Not Named Finalist for Small Business Revolution, but Momentum Continues PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Bethany Doyle   
Thursday, 09 February 2017 12:20

Frostburg, Maryland was recently named one of eight communities out of 14,000 nominations nationwide selected for Deluxe Corporation’s Small Business Revolution project, with a grand prize of a $500,000 Main Street Makeover and Hulu documentary series co-hosted by Robert Herjavec of ABC’s Shark Tank. Unfortunately, on February 9, Frostburg was not announced a top-five finalist for the competition. While we are disappointed that we are not finalists, our momentum does not stop here.

FrostburgFirst and the City of Frostburg are so proud of the community for rallying behind the Small Business Revolution. Main Street Manager Jessica Palumbo says, “We've been able to pull together as a community to rally behind a common goal, and that type of momentum is invaluable. I ...

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Frostburg State University Seeks Planning Input From Residents at Forum PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 12:33

Frostburg State University is inviting residents of the community to an open forum to provide public input and feedback about FSU’s educational mission as part of its ongoing strategic planning efforts. The forum will be Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre, 20 E. Main St. in Frostburg.

Residents of Frostburg and the surrounding region are important stakeholders in the future of FSU and are encouraged to come and share what FSU is doing well, what they would like to see more of from FSU, and what local and regional issues FSU should pay more attention to. All who attend will have the opportunity to provide meaningful feedback. All feedback will be made anonymous before being shared with FSU’s Strategic Planning Task Force, which will ...

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