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In the River Sweet Author to Join Book Discussion of Her Work PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Fred Powell   
Sunday, 09 April 2017 08:43

Novelist, poet and playwright Patricia Henley will join the book group at Main Street Books in Frostburg on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm for a discussion of her novel In The River Sweet.  The author's book explores the story of a woman whose long-held secret will transform her life and her marriage as she seeks answers to events that happened in her past.

Henley has written three novels, four collections of stories, two chapbooks of poetry and a stage play.  Her novel Hummingbird House was a finalist for the National Book Award.  Her work has been anthologized in many publications and her first collection of stories won the Montana First Book Award.  For 27 years she taught in the MFA Program in Creative Writing at ...

Downtown Cumberland Events and Activities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:20
FSU - Nanhua University Form Partnership PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 07:02

Agreement Between FSU and Nanhua University, Taiwan: Yuri Yao-Tsung Chih, right, director of the Education Division of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) in the United States presents Frostburg State University President Ronald Nowaczyk with a signed student and faculty exchange agreement between Nanhua University in Taiwan and Frostburg State. Future plans for the partnership involve the potential development of a cooperative degree, a student enrichment program, Chinese language training for FSU students and scholarship opportunities that will allow Frostburg students to study in Taiwan.

“TECRO looks forward to assisting the evolving relationship between Frostburg State University and Nanhua University,” Chih said. “Both of ...

FSU’s Recreation and Park Management Program Reaccredited PDF Print E-mail
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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 ...

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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