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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 ...

Downtown Cumberland Events and Activities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Thursday, 05 January 2017 09:34

Happy New Year from The Downtown Cumberland Business Association


The City of Cumberland would like to notify the public beginning Thursday, January 5 at 7 pm through January 6  at 7 am North Mechanic Street will be closed to traffic from Frederick Street to the Baltimore Street intersection.  Contractors working for LaVale Sanitation will be repairing a pipe under Mechanic Street in this area during the closure.  A detour will be in place for this closure.  Please use caution will driving in the affected area.  Any questions on the closure can be directed to Carl Belt, Inc 301-729-8900.


Tribute to Jaye Miller – Friday, January 8. Please join us to pay tribute to Cumberland's Swedish ...

Canal Place to Host Grants Workshop PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Thursday, 05 January 2017 08:29
Dr. Elizabeth Throop Named Provost at Frostburg State University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 16:33

ThroopFROSTBURG, Md. – Dr. Elizabeth Throop, currently Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, has been named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Frostburg State University. She will join FSU on July 1, 2017.

“What I heard consistently from the University community, including students, was about Dr. Throop’s engaging personality and her genuine interest in Frostburg State University,” said FSU President Ronald Nowaczyk. “I believe her experiences as an academic leader and faculty member who has enjoyed working in a rural setting will help Frostburg as we define ourselves for the upcoming years. I am very pleased she is joining us.”

Throop, whose academic background is in ...

Mother’s Grief Healed while Training Dogs to Heel PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kimberly Hartke   
Monday, 19 December 2016 14:33

Unique Dog Care Service will Work with Problem Pets


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A challenging rescue dog, and a grieving mother’s journey to heal them both, is the inspiration for a unique pet care company. Laura Haynes, the founder of Sammy’s Dawgz, rescued a dog while struggling over the tragic death of her 29 year old son. The dog, Tanner, proved difficult to handle. While learning to help Tanner work through problem behavior, she realized the therapeutic benefits of dog training for both dog and human.


“Because of my experience moving through grief with the help of a dog, I am inspired to help others bond with their dogs. At Sammy’s Dawgz, we teach people why and how to take a leadership role with dogs. Dog owners can learn to overcome difficult issues and ...


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