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.
October 23, 2012
A newly hired business administrator in the Waynesboro Area School District will be making $93,000 a year under a two-year contract. The Waynesboro Area School Board on Tuesday authorized the hiring of Shippensburg, Pa., resident Thomas Dick, who will start in the role in January. A former director of transportation and facilities for Greencastle-Antrim School District, Dick most recently worked as the business manager of Bermudian Springs School District in York Springs, Pa. He has a master's degree in business administration from Frostburg State University.
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.
December 10, 2012
Ronald L. Ross, died Friday, Dec. 7, at his home in Hagerstown. He was 65 years old. Mr. Ross was an accounting professor at Frostburg State University from 1982 to 2012. For the last 10 years of his career, he served as the MBA coordinator at the university. He was also a practicing accountant and a partner in Graber and Ross LLC from 1990 to 2004. Previous employment included operations management positions with Maiden Form and Hagerstown Leather Goods. Ron was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the U.S. Army.
April 14, 2013
A class of Towson University nursing students at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown is participating in a walk equal to the distance across the Democratic Republic of Congo. The community health fundraiser, promoted by the world relief advocate group Adventist Development and Relief Agency aims to help provide health care to children of this region. The DRC has been labeled “Africa's world war” because millions of lives have been lost due to disease and malnutrition.
July 28, 2008
The following scholarships were awarded from a fund held by the Community Foundation of Washington County MD Inc. The first Joseph M. Ellis Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Kayla Marie Barnes, daughter of Susan and Darrell Barnes. Kayla will attend Frostburg State University, where she will major in physical therapy. The scholarship is awarded in memory of community service advocate Joey Ellis, who died early this year. Ellis was a 2004 graduate of Boonsboro High School and a senior at Frostburg State University.
March 10, 2000
Seibert-Daymude Melanie Kay Daymude and Ian Andrew Seibert were married Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999, at Hagerstown Church of the Brethren. The bride is the daughter of Ed and Robin Daymude of Hagerstown. The bridegroom is the son of Charlotte Seibert of Hagerstown and the late Paul Seibert. The bride is a 1995 graduate of South Hagerstown High School and a 1999 graduate of Frostburg State University with a bachelor of science degree in early childhood/elementary education.
March 15, 2007
HAGERSTOWN - Frostburg State University's enrollment is the lowest it has been in about 17 years, university president Jonathan Gibralter said Wednesday. Gibralter, who joined Frostburg last year, came to Hagerstown to discuss plans to increase enrollment, and he spoke with The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, toured the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown campus and talked with editors at The Herald-Mail. He called this year one of "transition" for the university.
March 14, 2007
HAGERSTOWN Frostburg State University's enrollment is the lowest it has been in about 17 years, university president Jonathan Gibralter said Wednesday. Gibralter, who joined Frostburg last year, came to Hagerstown to discuss plans to increase enrollment, and he spoke with The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, toured the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown campus and talked with editors at The Herald-Mail. He called this year one of "transition" for the university.