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Four Brothers From Ghana Make Frostburg State University a Tradition PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 09:02

Azenadaga brothers and fatherCommencement is a joyful time full of tradition and celebration. For the Azenadaga family, that tradition has included three trips from their home country of Ghana in West Africa to watch three of four brothers graduate from Frostburg State University. Brother number four is in his first year at FSU, so another trip may be coming up in a few years.

As international students attending Frostburg State, the four brothers now share a common experience. Three brothers, Raymond, Raphael and Reagan, are now alumni ? Reagan graduated in December 2019. The youngest is Richmond.

Frostburg State first became part of the Azenadaga family when the eldest son, Raymond, chose to attend in 2010. Recommended by an uncle who worked in the University System of Maryland, Raymond ...

COVID-19 Cases in Allegany County Reach 119 with 6 Deaths PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Allegany County Health Department   
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 06:42
Cummings Scholarship Endowed at ACM PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kristin Kehrwald   
Friday, 24 April 2020 09:36

Allegany College of Maryland Foundation Board President Dr. Audie Klingler is pleased to announce the creation of an endowed memorial scholarship to support students pursing higher education and provide assistance to the College’s Aspiring Young MENtors group. 

The Elijah E. Cummings Scholarship, created through a gift of $150,000 to the Foundation, was established by Cumberland native Bob Powell in honor of the former congressman’s leadership and legacy.

The Cummings Scholarship is open to full- or part-time students who are U.S. citizens with first preference to Allegany County residents who demonstrate financial need and meet minimal academic requirements. Scholarship recipients are selected by donor-appointed committee members consisting ...

FSU to Host Motivational Speaker PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Saturday, 29 February 2020 08:46

Rick Rando

Frostburg State University’s College of Business will host FSU alum and empowerment speaker Master Rick Rando in a presentation titled “Leadership With a Kick” on Tuesday, March 10, at 5 p.m. in room 397 of FSU’s Gira Center. This event is free and open to the public.

Experienced in entrepreneurship and focused team building, Rando has conducted thousands of presentations on character and leadership development in the business community. He has worked exclusively with notable companies such as NiSource, Hunter Douglas, Cintas, Charm City Cakes and Chick-fil-A.

Rando is also one of the youngest 7th degree black belts in the world and was recently inducted into the U.S. Martial Artist Association Hall of Fame. He’s been a successful business owner for the past ...

Orange Barrels in Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 18:25

Anyone who has gone down Mechanic Street in the center of Downtown Cumberland in the past several months has had to maneuver several orange and black barrels. The barrels are part of a 1.8 million dollars project begun in early April by the city of Cumberland.  Funding for the project came from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Community Development Block Grant and city funds. Completion of the project is expected by November 1.

The project included new ADA compliant sidewalks, mill and overlay from Bedford Street to Howard Street, the replacement of 58 manhole frame and lids on the entire length of Mechanic Street and some infrastructure repairs.


“The barrels have been up since the beginning of the project and we have received several queries ...


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