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Bishop Walsh School to Host Science Showcase PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Ty DeMartino   
Thursday, 27 April 2017 17:04

Bishop Walsh Science Showcase  crawfish Bishop Walsh School will host its Fourth Annual Science Showcase on Sat., May 13, from 10 am – 12:30 p.m. at the school at 700 Bishop Walsh Road in Cumberland.


The event, open to all children ages preK-12th grade, will include cool, hands-on scientific experiments including hovercraft rides, amazing fire orbs, owl pellet and shark dissections, dancing oobleck, crazy cannons, Sooper Dooper Looper racing track (bring your Matchbox cars), DNA fingerprinting, science with nursery rhymes, one enormous gummy bear explosion and more.


Pre-register at 
www.bishopwalsh.org or 301.724.5360, x105Participants will be entered to win an iPad Air and other prizes during refreshments starting at 12:30 p.m.


The event is sponsored by ...

 
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
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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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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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