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Intriguing Interns Demonstrate a World of Experiences at Frostburg State University PDF Print E-mail
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Written by FSU News and Media Services   
Saturday, 30 September 2017 13:54

Great internships enhance what Frostburg State University students learn in the classroom to better prepare them for their dream jobs. This summer, more FSU students discovered how employers are finding engaging and interesting ways to make their internship fascinating. They also demonstrate that anything is possible as students at FSU.

“We have the ability to build strong relationships not only with the students, but we’re building strong relationships with organizations that are interested in taking on FSU students,” said Amy Shimko, FSU’s director of Student Development.

Some of the experiences include learning the legal system by helping prevent immigration marriage fraud, how to fundraise with the Washington Redskins Charitable Foundation and analyzing ...

Leyh Promoted to DDC Executive Director PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Steven Leyh   
Monday, 18 September 2017 06:56

After three years serving as the Downtown Development Commission’s Promotions Director, Steven Leyh will step up as the organization’s Executive Director. He will also be responsible for managing Cumberland’s Main Street Program.

The Downtown Development Commission, which maintains and actively works to promote economic growth of the downtown business district, announced Leyh’s promotion on September 14, following a DDC board meeting.

“I’m just incredibly honored,” Leyh said. Since he started working for the commission in 2014, Leyh has helped promote Cumberland and brought national touring bands and new energy to attract outside attention to the city.

“Downtown Cumberland is starting to get noticed. We’ve been focused on getting the word out about Cumberland as ...

FSU Appalachian Festival Symposium to Highlight Community Wealth Building PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 02 September 2017 07:51

A discussion of building a healthy local economy will lead off Frostburg State University’s symposium on “Sustaining Community and Community Wealth Building” on Friday, Sept. 15, as part of the annual Appalachian Festival. The symposium will provide the community with an opportunity to engage in productive and positive discussions about the region’s obstacles as well as its opportunities.

The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. on FSU’s Upper Quad with a presentation by Anthony Flaccavento, author of “Building a Healthy Economy From the Bottom Up.” Flaccavento is a nationally recognized sustainability thought leader who will introduce the audience to the innovators who are creating thriving, locally based economies and provide a road map for others ...

Diplomats in Training: Frostburg State University Students Master Diplomacy in D.C. PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 24 August 2017 19:59

ModelOAS 15Across the street from the Washington Monument, Frostburg State University student CJ Barnett struck up a conversation with anyone he could see in the sunlit grand hall of the Organization of American States’ main building.

The mammoth room quickly became an intimate affair as Barnett, from Elkton, Md., worked to get to know other students so he could persuade them to take his side in the discussions to come. To the strangers he met, Barnett wasn’t representing FSU. He was representing the nation of Colombia, leading the delegation in this real-world diplomatic exercise, the 2017 Washington Model Organization of American States (OAS) General Assembly for Universities.

“Talking to the people is honestly my favorite part,” the political science major said. ...

Frostburg Seeks Volunteers for Historic District Commission PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Laura McBride   
Thursday, 24 August 2017 19:47

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