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FSU Wins Awards from Maryland Charity Campaign PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 10:26

FSU Maryland Charity Campaign Committee Frostburg State University has won two awards from the Maryland Charity Campaign – the Highest Increase in Monetary Contributions, for the highest increase in monetary contributions amount medium departments, and the Schaefer Cares Award, for most improved participation rate among medium departments. During its fall campaign, FSU collected $11,641 for the year, and its participation rate jumped to 16.3 percent. The University’s Physical Plant, Grounds and Housekeeping departments had the highest participation rate among all units on campus – more than 33 percent.


In the photo are, from left, members of the FSU Maryland Charity Campaign Committee: Sara-Beth Bittinger, director of Assessment and Institutional Research; Kathy Leck, program ...

MONEY Rates Frostburg State University Among 2016-17 “Best Value Colleges” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Monday, 25 July 2016 12:30

Frostburg State University was recently rated one of America’s 2016-17 “Best Value Colleges” in MONEY Magazine’s “new, uniquely practical analysis” of the best-performing colleges and universities in the country.

Of its 705 “best colleges for your money,” MONEY says each school delivers “the most value – that is, a great education, at an affordable price, that prepares students for rewarding careers.”

“This rating confirms what Frostburg students and alumni have known for decades: FSU is a remarkable value, and we equip our graduates with the knowledge and confidence they need to lead satisfying lives with successful careers,” said President Ronald Nowaczyk. “I’m proud to see Frostburg State University listed among so ...

What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Becky McClarran   
Friday, 22 July 2016 10:10

What’s Happening in Downtown Cumberland

Farmers’ Market Every Thursday

Mustangs on the Mall – Friday Night

Love the Local! Support Your Local Businesses


Not a member of the Downtown Cumberland Business Association (DCBA)? Even if you don’t have a business in Downtown Cumberland, you can join as a Friend of DCBA. Membership forms are available at Join in and support the efforts of Downtown Cumberland businesses in keeping our Downtown alive and vibrant.


Downtown Cumberland Farmers Market – Every Thursday through October 13. The Downtown Cumberland Farmers' Market is a place where the community meets each week to buy the best locally grown fruits, vegetables, ...

Kehrwald Consulting Opens in Frostburg PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kehrwald Consulting   
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 11:20
kehrwaldKehrwald Consulting, a management consulting business, wants to change the way nonprofit and for-profit organizations do business in Western Maryland. 
“We know that hiring permanent team members isn’t always economically feasible, so we offer companies and nonprofits an alternative—an outside partner in their success,” explained Kristin Kehrwald, owner and Frostburg resident. 
The company provides tailored marketing, project management, and fundraising services at affordable prices, including discounted services for nonprofits. “We help our clients effectively bridge the gap between what they can do and what they wish they could do,” noted Kehrwald. “It’s gratifying to help local and regional organizations realize their ...
Groundbreaking for Frostburg's Braddock Road Access Improvement Project PDF Print E-mail
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Written by City of Frostburg   
Monday, 11 July 2016 06:43

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Frostburg will be hosting a Groundbreaking Ceremony on Friday, July 15, 2016 at 11:00 am for the Braddock Road Access Improvement Project.  The ceremony will be held at the intersection of Braddock Road (MD 736) and Braddock Street near the I-68 Exit 33 interchange.  Many state and local leaders will be present for the ceremony, including the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, Mr. Pete Rahn and the western Maryland Delegation.


The Braddock Road Access Improvement Project is a $2.274 million project funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission, Maryland Department of Transportation – State Highway Administration, the City of Frostburg, and the WODA Group.  The project will create a ...


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