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STEM Festival at FSU, Appalachian Lab to Get Hands-On With Science PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Friday, 22 April 2016 08:59

Area youth are invited to experience the fun of science, technology, engineering and math at the annual Western Maryland STEM Festival on Saturday, May 7, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Frostburg State University’s Cordts Physical Education Center Main Arena and the nearby University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Appalachian Lab.

This event is free and open to K-12 students and their families.

Students will have the opportunity to learn about STEM fields through engaging hands-on activities that cover a wide range of topics and include favorites from past festivals, as well as new features. The 2016 festival will include a Ping-Pong ball volcano, paper plane contest, stop motion animation, Dr. Elemental’s Mad Scientist Show, honey bees and the Dirt ...

FrostburgFirst Awarded Competitive Grant PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 23 March 2016 19:35
ACM to Host Annual Open House PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood   
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 19:26

CUMBERLAND, Md. -- Allegany College of Maryland will showcase its wide variety of opportunities at a Saturday, April 9, open house that presents valuable education and career information and a chance to win substantial tuition assistance.


ACM, well-known for quality education delivered at reasonable cost at convenient locations, will highlights its numerous credit programs in career and transfer areas from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Cumberland campus.


The college offers nearly 60 career programs designed for prompt application in the workplace and approximately three-dozen transfer programs that prepare graduates to continue their studies at four-year schools.


Campus buildings hosting credit programs will be open for ...

CEDC Announces Public Meeting for Baltimore Street Design Concepts PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Shawn Hershberger   
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 08:40

The Cumberland Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) is pleased to announce a public meeting to be held on March 16, 2016 from 4:00 –7:00 pm in the Allegany Museum Ballroom, for the purpose of allowing public review, questions, comments, and concerns related to the Baltimore Street Redesign Concepts. The meeting will be structured in a charrette style to allow participants to view various concepts, speak with the consultants who generated them, and discuss components of the different concepts.

Sage Policy Group and McCormick Taylor have been engaged as the economic analysts and design consultants for this project. After observing the current conditions, analyzing economic data, and conducting meetings with the Mayor and City Council, the Downtown Development Corporation, as ...

FSU's Master's in Special Education Recognized Among Top 50 Best Value Residential Programs PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:34, an online independent guide to earning a master’s in education degree, recently ranked Frostburg State University number 28 of the 50 top schools that offer residential master’s in special education degree programs in the United States for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Schools and programs were evaluated based on publicly available information about accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction, reputation in the field and cost. Best Value rankings were designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their degree.

The ranking ...


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