• The Compton Science Center houses state-of-the-art labs and facilities for chemistry, physics, engineering and biology.
  • Academic Lab Manager Blair Knouse demonstrates an element’s response to fire in a presentation to Mountain Ridge High School students.
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  • Students from the President’s Leadership Council recently traveled to Pagwaya, Uganda, to help the community improve working conditions for village women.
  • FSU TV-3 public relations manager and student Cesi Taboada, center, and her team use a Samsung Galaxy S7 phone to broadcast live at events for #TV3onLoc. The team includes from left, Derrick Leftwich, Abbey Rigney, Taboada and Dominique Elias.

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Frostburg graduates earn significantly more than grads of similar schools, according to two rankings.

Greater earning potential

Frostburg graduates earn significantly more than grads of similar schools, according to two rankings.

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Frostburg's beautiful Western Maryland campus puts you in reach of outdoor recreational opportunities uncommon in a college setting.

So much to see and do

Frostburg's beautiful Western Maryland campus puts you in reach of outdoor recreational opportunities uncommon in a college setting.

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Frostburg students helped put the Gira Center Observatory telescopes into operation.

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Frostburg students helped put the Gira Center Observatory telescopes into operation.

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Indie Lit panelists from Sundress Publications

Annual FSU Literary Festival Brings Community and Customers to Frostburg

Frostburg's Indie Lit Festival brings writers, editors and lovers of literature to downtown Frostburg each fall. The festival has helped create a stronger, more inclusive writing community throughout Western Maryland and the surrounding area. For Frostburg's merchants, the festival also brings new customers.

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Dr. Elizabeth Throop Named Provost at Frostburg State University

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.

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Storybook Holiday Creates Magic for Frostburg Business Community

When Storybook Holiday is unwrapped each December in Frostburg, it’s a gift that keeps on giving for downtown businesses. The event, coordinated by Frostburg State University’s Children’s Literature Centre, completed its 13th year where an event that inspires reading for children also inspires purchases in local shops and brings out a festive spirit from merchants to make the event successful.

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