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FSU a "Fit-Friendly Company" PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Friday, 24 June 2011 09:13

For the third year in a row, Frostburg State University was recently recognized by the American Heart Association and Start! for maintaining its status as a “Gold Start! Fit-Friendly Company.” This status puts FSU among an elite group of awardees and acknowledges the University’s efforts to promote and foster an institutional culture of health and physical activity in the workplace. FSU first received this award in March 2009.

“I am extremely pleased that FSU is maintaining its Fit-Friendly Company status and feel that this recognition opens doors for the University to continue developing a strong focus on health and wellness,” said FSU President Jonathan Gibralter. “Everyone at FSU who has been involved in promoting wellness in the workplace deserves recognition ...

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FSU’s “Biggest Loser” Competition for Students a Huge Success PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Friday, 17 June 2011 10:33

More than 140 Frostburg State University students took the annual challenge to actively engage and participate in the annual “Biggest Loser” program sponsored by Frostburg State University’s CHILL (Creating Healthy, Informed, Lasting Lifestyles) and the Health and Physical Education Department.

The eight-week competition rewarded students for attending wellness seminars and group workout sessions, submitting weekly nutrition logs, donating blood and participating in FSU’s annual Relay for Life events. The 35 participating teams were each also assigned a free personal trainer from FSU’s Department of Health & Physical Education’s exercise and sports science academic program.

Though the emphasis of the program was not on weight loss, teams noted a difference ...

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O'Malley Announces Chinese Investment in Maryland to Market Traditional Medicine PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Takirra Winfield, Governor's Media Office   
Thursday, 02 June 2011 18:31

 

On the first full day of a 10-day economic development mission to Asia, Governor Martin O’Malley today announced that Tasly Group, one of China’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, will invest $40 million in a new U.S. operation in Montgomery County, marking the largest investment in Maryland by a Chinese company. The company plans to open a 430,000-square-foot production facility and training center for traditional Chinese medicine in the Shady Grove Life Sciences Center, which will create dozens of jobs over the next three years. They selected Maryland to leverage the vast bioscience resources nearby as they prepare for Phase III clinical trials of their traditional Chinese medicine product Compound Danshen Dripping Pills (CDDP) developed to treat and ...
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FSU President Invited to Join NIAAA Working Group PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News Service   
Friday, 27 May 2011 11:15

In recognition of his national leadership on the issue of binge drinking among college students, Frostburg State University President Jonathan Gibralter has been invited to join the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism’s 10-member College Presidents Working Group, a group charged with bringing significant attention to this issue and making relevant recommendations to college administrators across the country.

“This Working Group is an important part of NIAAA’s continued commitment to college drinking research,” said Dr. Kenneth R. Warren, acting director of NIAAA, in a letter to Gibralter. “As research continues to yield new information, the goal of the Working Group is to share it with colleges and universities in accessible and practical ways to ...

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Therapeutic Massage and its Benefits PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Natasha Metty   
Saturday, 30 April 2011 09:28
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