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NEWS
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.
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LIFESTYLE
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.
NEWS
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.
EDUCATION
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.
NEWS
October 20, 2003
Frostburg State University will hold an information night on its Master of Arts in Teaching program for potential teachers in elementary and secondary education Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the FSU Hagerstown Center on Public Square. FSU faculty and staff will be available to discuss admissions requirements and the application process. Both MAT programs are full-time graduate programs for those with bachelor's degrees who have not had teacher training. Students who complete the program are eligible for certification in Maryland.
NEWS
By KIMBERLY YAKOWSKI | 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.
OBITUARIES
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.
OBITUARIES
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.
NEWS
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.
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