July 19, 2013
Carmen Joseph Veneziano, 30, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center surrounded by his family. Born Tuesday, June 21, 1983, in Silver Spring, Md., he was the son of Teresa Veneziano and Kathleen Veneziano McCauley. He was a 2001 graduate of St. Maria Goretti High School. He also graduated summa cum laude from Frostburg State University at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown in 2011, and the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2012, where he earned his master's degree.
February 4, 2013
Aaron John Hoopengardner, 37, of Hancock, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. Born April 10, 1975, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Alton B. Hoopengardner of Warfordsburg, Pa., and the late Alleene M. Frost Hoopengardner. He was a 1993 graduate of Southern Fulton High School, Warfordsburg, Pa., and Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1998. He was a self-employed computer consultant and operator of Hilltop Farms.
May 26, 2007
Marshall-Younker Joseph and Denise Marshall of Little Orleans, Md., announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Marie Marshall, to Samuel Lee Younker Jr., son of Debbie Kerns of Mercersburg, Pa., and Samuel and Tina Younker of Hancock. Ms. Marshall is a 2000 graduate of Flintstone High School. She graduated from Frostburg State University in 2004 with a bachelor's degree in social work and sociology. She received a master's degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.
February 21, 2011
University System of Maryland at Hagerstown will host its annual spring open house Wednesday, March 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. Since opening in 2005, USM-H has grown in student enrollment and program offerings. USM-H offers 21 programs from five universities, including Frostburg State University, Salisbury University, Towson University, University of Maryland University College and the University of Maryland, College Park. Faculty, department chairs and staff will be available to talk with students and answer questions regarding programs offered at USM-H.
March 2, 2011
Kevin Tressler talks with Frostburg University's Vickie Mazer Wednesday evening during the annual spring open house at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown. The event, held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., was meant to give prospective students a chance to learn about programs at the school on West Washington Street. Faculty, departmental chairmen and chairwomen and staff were available to talk with students. Since opening in 2005, USM-H has grown in student enrollment and program offerings.
September 1, 2013
Frostburg State University announced that the following area students received scholarships: Jaclyn Franzak of Jefferson, Md., received the Academic Honor Scholarship. Franzak is the daughter of Jane Sutcliffe and Jay Franzak, and attended Brunswick (Md.) High School. Sandra Hammond of Williamsport received the Associate Degree Scholars Award. Hammond attended Williamsport High School. Rosanne Horst of Clear Spring received the Associate Degree Scholars Award.
April 18, 2000
The Washington County Career Connections Team honored more than 100 students from area high schools and colleges for their academic achievements during a ceremony at Hagerstown Community College Monday evening. The students were enrolled in career and technology programs at Washington County public schools, Frostburg State University, Hagerstown campus, Hagerstown Business College and Hagerstown Community College. The Career Connections Team is comprised of local educators and business leaders who advise and promote career and technology programs, Margaret Rhoads, vice chairwoman of the Career Connections Team, said.
February 12, 2012
William Gunton Plavcan Jr., 52, of 18603 Preston Road, Hagerstown, Md., passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. Born Friday, Aug. 7, 1959, in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of Dr. William G. Plavcan and his wife, Becky, and the late Carol (Cooper) Plavcan. He graduated from North Hagerstown High School in 1977, went on to attend Ohio Wesleyan University and later graduated from the University of Maryland. He then graduated from Frostburg State University, where he earned his MBA. He was employed with Magnolia Management in Hagerstown.
August 11, 2013
Hagerstown Community College student Darren Covington of Hagerstown recently was awarded the Helen and Gene Kline Scholarship for the fall semester. Covington, 42, is an early childhood education major. Covington has spent the last 15 years working in restaurants and bakeries. He became interested in early childhood education when raising his four daughters, now ages 25, 14, 13 and 11. Covington enrolled in HCC last year and will graduate in May. After graduation, Covington intends to transfer to Frostburg State University to complete his bachelor's degree with the ultimate goal of teaching third grade, preferably at a county school.