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First row left to right: Bill Mandicott, Judy Abbott, Donna Briner, Jackie Buczkowski, Autumn Brode, Lisa Clark, Ashley Daniels Second row left to right: Robert Cooper, Megan Dignan, Colin Downey, Allen Flanagan, Marcus Freeman, Stephanie Hutter-Thomas Third row left to right: Susan Manger, Missy Martz, Mark Miller, Melanie Moore, Patrick O’Brien, Kathi Perkins, and Jamie Winters

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

OUR STAFF

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CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

LANE UNIVERSITY CENTER

Patrick O’Brien Director, Office of Civic Engagement 230 Lane University • 301.687.4210 pobrien@frostburg.edu

Allen Flanagan Director, Lane University Center 214 Lane University Center • 301.687.7084 raflanagan@frostburg.edu

Lisa Clark Director, A STAR! in Western Maryland USM at Hagerstown • 301.697.3359 lclark@frostburg.edu Ashley Daniels National Service Coordinator, A STAR! in Western Maryland Office of Civic Engagement 231 Lane University Center • 301.687.4210 amdaniels@frostburg.edu Stephanie Hutter-Thomas, Ph.D. Program Management Specialist C.O.A.T./AmeriCorps 234 Lane University Center • 301.687.7598 slhutterthomas@frostburg.edu

CES Melanie Moore Associate Director, CES 229 Lane University Center • 301.687.7495 mamoore@frostburg.edu Donna Briner Box Office Manager, CES 203 Lane University Center • 301.687.3137 dlbriner@frostburg.edu Susan Manger Grant Associate, CES 204 Lane University Center • 301.687.7008 smanger@frostburg.edu

Judy Abbott Lane University Center Information Desk 202 Lane University Center • 301.687.4411 jabbott@frostburg.edu Colin Downey Technical Services Coordinator, Lane University Center 212 Lane University Center • 301.687.4754 tcdowney@frostburg.edu Mark Miller Multimedia Assistant, Lane University Center 116 Lane University Center • 301.687.3060 memiller@frostburg.edu Jackie Buczkowski Assistant Director for Event Services Lane University Center 215 Lane University Center • 301.687.4048 jbuczkowski@frostburg.edu

MARKETING AND DESIGN Missy Martz Graphic Designer & Social Media Coordinator Student & Community Involvement 228 Lane University Center • 301.687.7597 mmartz@frostburg.edu

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Kathi Perkins Administrative Assistant Student Government Association 223 Lane University Center • 301.687.4304 kperkins@frostburg.edu

STUDENT and COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT William Mandicott Assistant Vice President Student & Community Involvement 213 Lane University Center • 301.687.4411 wmandicott@frostburg.edu Autumn Brode Administrative Assistant Student & Community Involvement 210 Lane University Center • 301.687.3119 asbrode@frostburg.edu

STUDENT ACTIVITIES and FRATERNITY and SORORITY LIFE Robert “Coop” Cooper Director, Student Activities and Greek Life 204 Lane University Center • 301.687.4411 rncooper@frostburg.edu Megan Dignan Graduate Assistant, Student Activities 208 Lane University Center • 301.687.4007 mtdignan@frostburg.edu Marcus Freeman Graduate Assistant, Student Activities 222 Lane University Center msfreeman@frostburg.edu Jamie Winters Assistant Director, Student Activities for Fraternity and Sorority Life 209 Lane University Center • 301.687.7398 jwinters@frostburg.edu


Inside this Issue 2

Meet student organizations at the bi-annual Student Org Fair.

Welcome to Frostburg State University “If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” — Roopleen On behalf of all the staff, student employees and leaders who represent the Department of Student and Community Involvement, welcome to Frostburg State University. Our primary message for this coming year is DARE TO BE YOU! Success doesn’t come all at once, it is often experienced in installments. SO step out of your comfort zone a bit and build an experience that will fit your personal and career interests.This is your time to take a risk; to experience all that FSU has to offer; and to become an involved and engaged citizen leader that will make a difference both locally and globally. The programs, facilities and services presented by Student Community Involvement are designed to support your involvement both on and off campus. So DARE TO BE YOU! Be very intentional about making a difference while at FSU — this is your time- make every moment count.

Bill Mandicott Assistant Vice President Student & Community Involvement

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Student and Community Involvement Professional Staff Fraternity and Sorority Life University Programming Council Late at Lane Student Activities CES Marketing and Design Lane University Center Civic Engagement ECHOSTARS and RisingSTARS Conquering Opioid Abuse Together Volunteer Opportunities at Frostburg State Democratic Engagement Employment Opportunities Celebrating Success

Design

Melissa Martz ‘95

Photos

Patrick Bell Jazlyn Heeter Missy Martz ‘95 Becca Meyers ‘18 Jamie Winters ‘92, M ‘01

Student & Community Involvement builds community and empower students to achieve personal and academic excellence through distinctive co-curricular programs, services and experiential learning opportunities.


Fraternities and sororities give back to campus

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

Founding principles of Fraternity and Sorority Life Scholarship Academic excellence is a tradition and priority for fraternities and sororities. Through a series of programs and workshops and the creation of scholarship chair positions within our governing bodies, we assist members to excel as students, and are providing workshops, training and seminars on topics such as time management and study skills. Leadership Fraternity and sorority life offers its members endless leadership opportunities and the chance to serve as officers within their individual chapters and as executive members of the governing bodies. Together with Student Activities, we sponsor and participate in a variety of leadership programs, workshops and social events. Service Each year, fraternity and sorority members contribute hours and money to local and national charities. We take part in a wide variety of philanthropic events and encourage the campus and local communities to participate. 4

Fraternities and sororities help first-year students move into residence halls.

To be eligible to join a fraternity or sorority, students must meet the following requirements: STEP 1 Be a current student at FSU and have successfully completed a minimum of 12 credit hours as a full-time student at FSU or another accredited college or university during the previous semester. First semester students may not join a fraternity or sorority.

Fraternity and sorority members serve during spring break on Gosvernor’s Island in NYC

STEP 2 Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher. In addition, some organizations have additional academic requirements. Please check with the organization of interest. STEP 3 Be a ready for a lifetime of leadership, service, connections and fun in and outside of Frostburg State University.

Fraternity and sorority games


Working with youth

Pi Lambda Phi, Delta Zeta, and Iota Phi Theta celebrate diversity with the Color Run

North American Inter-Fraternity Conference Fraternities

National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Sororities

National Pan-Hellenic Council Fraternities and Sororities

The Interfraternity Council (IFC) is the governing body composed of campus chapters of national/ international fraternities that are also members of the North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC). The ideals of the IFC are to foster and promote the interests of the member organizations and the University, to discuss concerns of mutual interest and to develop cooperation among the member organizations.

National Panhellenic Conference is the governing body composed of campus chapters of women’s fraternities whose national/ international bodies are members of the National Panhellenic Conference (NPC). Each of the members is autonomous as a social, Greek-letter society of college women. The ideals of NPC are to foster interfraternity relationships, to assist member chapters and to cooperate with the University in maintaining the highest scholastic and social standards.

National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) is the governing body for all historically AfricanAmerican national fraternities/ sororities, whose national/ international bodies are members of the NPHC. The purposes of the Pan-Hellenic Council are to promote the uniqueness of each member organization, and to foster cooperation among the member groups.

SAE

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

FMD

Phi Mu Delta

TKE

Tau Kappa Epsilon

KDR

Kappa Delta Rho *colony status

PLF

Pi Lambda Phi

STG

Sigma Tau Gamma *colony status

Iota Phi Theta

KAY

Kappa Alpha Psi

ASA

Alpha Sigma Alpha

FBS

Phi Beta Sigma

AST

Alpha Sigma Tau

DSQ

Delta Sigma Theta

DZ

Delta Zeta

ZFB

Zeta Phi Beta

College Interfraternity Music Council FMA

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity

SAI

Sigma Alpha Iota Fraternity for Women

Sororities are philanthropists donated 500 stuffed animals to the Cancer Unit for the Western Maryland Heath System

IFQ

Professional Co-Ed Fraternities DSP

Delta Sigma Pi Co-Ed Business Fraternity

FSP

Phi Sigma Pi Co-Ed Leadership Honor Fraternity

AFO

Alpha Phi Omega Co-Ed Community Service Fraternity

KP

Kappa Pi Co-Ed Professional Art Fraternity


Clockwise: Black Student Alliance members show school spirit at their ice cream social.

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

Frostburg’s Homecoming King and Queen are announced at the pep rally.

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Students learn which fork to use and how to conduct themselves professionally at an Etiquette Dinner.

Beat boredom by joining an organization The Office of Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life is a component of the Department of Student Community and Involvement serving the University community. The Student Activities program at FSU creates a co-curricular environment that also complements the academic program through the development of leadership skills and the exposure to and participation in social, cultural, recreational and governance programs.

The mission of Fraternity and Sorority Life is to foster an environment that promotes healthy and safe undergraduate experiences through diversity and student growth. It serves to promote the progression and advancement of fraternity and sorority life through leadership, friendship, community service and scholarship by living in accordance with each organization’s creed and principles. Activities sponsored by Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life include student organization development (including advising the University Programming Council and the fraternity and sorority governing

Students support the LGBTQ community at the National Coming Out Day held in October.

bodies), coordinating Late at Lane, planning for Homecoming. For more information, contact Jamie Winters, Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at jwinters@frostburg.edu or Megan Dignan or Marcus Freeman, Graduate Assistants for Student Activities at mtdignan@frostburg.edu or msfreeman@frostburg.edu.


University Programming Council Spring 2018

UPC programs events for campus

Mentalist Robert Channing

The University Programming Council is a programming organization whose mission is to sponsor, collaborate and implement social, educational, recreational, and multicultural programs and activities for Frostburg State University. Under the direction of the Office of Student Activities and Greek Life, the UPC leadership team works with a committee of general board members to develop and implement events that are representative of the diverse interests of the students and other members of the Frostburg State University community. The student leaders and members of the general board focus on programming areas including, but not limited to, speakers, music, multicultural events, comedy, feature films and off-campus trips. In addition, UPC staff and members are responsible for the planning and coordination of campus-wide traditions, including Spring Fest and Late@Lane.

Red Rose Lounge

Stuff-a-Buddy

UPC Fall Training

UPC Career Boot Camp

Old School Roller Skating


DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

LIVE!@LANE: Wild ‘n Out

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Late@Lane entertains hundreds with unique, themed events each month in Lane Late@Lane is a free monthly event series for FSU students happening from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. in the Lane University Center. We have DJs, comedians, free food, prizes, giveaways, and so much more for each event! Join us for our new series Lyrics at Lane and Laughs at Lane for artists and comedians like Jesse McCartney, Emmanuel Hudson, Chico Bean from MTV’s Wild ’n Out, and more. As a student, you can also volunteer for Late at Lane. Students learn event management skills, marketing techniques, and have the opportunity to work with professional artists and vendors.

✍ SAVE THESE

LATE@LANE DATES

FALL ‘18 - 9/8 • 10/6 • 11/3 SPRING ‘19 - 2/2 • 3/2 • 4/6

Welcome Week


Jesse McCartney performs at LIVE!@LANE

The Late at Lane staff works hard to program events for the entire FSU campus community.

Crafting at De-Stress December

Henna Tattoos

“Working for Late at Lane has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my college career. The staff becomes a part of your Frostburg family, which is something I wouldn’t trade for anything. My only regret with Late at Lane is that I didn’t join the team sooner!”

Music on the Loft Stage

Game Shows

— Lennon Gross


Welcome Back Picnic

Gamma Theta Upsilon

Sigma Alpha Epsilon

Geography Club

Sigma Alpha Iota

Global Business Club

Sigma Tau Gamma

Health and Physical Education Majors Club

Social Justice For All

Hillel at Frostburg State University History Club International Relations Club Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc Epsilon Zeta Chapter

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND FRATERNITY AND SORORITY LIFE

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc

Frostburg State recognizes over 90 student organizations

Creative Communication Club

Kappa Delta Rho Fraternity

Creative Minds

Kappa Mu Epsilon

CRU

Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity

Delta Zeta

Latin American Student Organization

2Luv&TLR8

Diehl/ Gray Halls Staff

LEAD

Active Minds

Engineering Club

Marketing Club

Africa Student Association

Ethiopian/Eritrean Student Association

Music Department

Alpha Phi Omega (APO)

Fandom Society

My Brother’s Keeper

Alpha Sigma Alpha

Finance Club

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Alpha Sigma Tau

Food Recovery Network

National Association for Music Education

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

French Club

Anti Bullying Club

Frostburg Association for the Education of Young Children

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

ASL and Deaf Culture Club Athletic Training Club Badminton Club Baptist Student Ministry/Generation Investigating God Best Buddies Beta Beta Beta Black Student Alliance Bridges International BURG Peer Education Network Calling All Queens Career & Professional Development Center Caribbean Students Association

Delta Sigma Pi Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc- Kappa Psi Chapter

Lady B.U.G.S. Lambda Pi Eta Late at Lane

Student Business Leadership Committee Student Communication Studies Association Student Government Association Student Health Advisory Committee Student Members of the American Chemical Society Students Against the Irresponsible Treatment of Animals Students for Women’s Issues Super Smash Bros Club Sustainability Awareness Society Tau Kappa Epsilon The Bottom Line

National Society of Black Engineers

The Strutters Dance Team

Paparazzi Perfect Modeling

Unified Voices Under God’s Dominion

Frostburg Indian and South Asian Student Association

Phi Alpha Theta-Iota Iota Chapter

United Campus Ministry

Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity, Inc

University Programming Council

Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

UPLIFT

Phi Mu Delta

Upsilon Pi Epsilon

Phi Sigma Pi

Visual Couture Runway Fashion

Philosophy Club

Wildlife Society - FSU Student Chapter

Photography Club

Women in Computer Science

Pi Lambda Phi

Xenharmonics

Pre-Professional Medical Society

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.

Frostburg League of Legends club Frostburg Men’s Club Lacrosse Frostburg State Fishing Club Frostburg State Rugby Frostburg State Security Club Frostburg State University Cheerleading Frostburg State University Police Explorers Post 48

Rho Phi Lambda Professional Honorary Society

Collegiate Percussive Arts Society

Student Alumni Ambassadors

Frostburg Golf Club

Residence Hall Association

Colleges Against Cancer

Spectrum

Frostburg Dagorhir

Frostburg Student Education Association

College Panhellenic Council

Sociology Club

The Social Progress Club

Frostburg State Women’s Rugby Club

College Democrats

Society of Collegiate Journalists

National Residence Hall Honorary

Center for Academic Advising and Retention

Coexist

Society for Human Resource Management

Frostburg Community Coalition

Frostburg State University Snow Adventure Club

Chinese Culture Club

Society for Advancement of Management Frostburg Chapter

The Interfraternity Council

Catholic Campus Ministry

Chess Club

Social Work Alliance

National Council of Negro Women-FSU

Psychology Club

College Republicans

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Cumberland Hall Staff

Social Marketing Team

FSU A Capella Union FSU Climbing Club FSU Computer Club FSU Economics Club FSU Lions Club FSU Women’s Club Soccer FSU Wrestling Club

Recreation Society

Safe Ride Savage Mountain Stage Combat Club Secular Student Alliance at Frostburg State University Sierra Student Coalition

F


Solar Eclipse Party

Late@Lane

FIND FIT School Spirit

YOUR

Getting involved

with one of Frostburg State’s organizations can be as simple as stopping by a meeting or an event. All students are encouraged to get involved on campus in some way. To meet representatives from these organizations, attend the Student Org Fair at the beginning of each semester. If you do not see an organization that meets your interests, consider starting a new group. If you have questions about student organizations and how to get involved, contact the Director of Student Activities Robert Cooper at 301.687.4049 or rncooper@frostburg.edu.

Make the connection with Bobcat Connect

Free Student Organization and Advisor Resources Workshops

Make the connection! Log in to your Bobcat Connect account to access Frostburg State University’s registered organizations. Match your interests with FSU’s student groups. Bobcat Connect is also the way to find out about events on campus – logging in regularly will help to keep you in the loop about what is going on after classes! All you need to connect is your Frostburg user name and password to join the website – simple and easy! Bobcat Connect is also the way for students to access important forms, register new student groups and fill out your experiential transcript, which helps to track your involvement at Frostburg. Through this site, you will be able to log your internships, important events you have attended, leadership positions, and any awards you have received as a Bobcat. This is a great way to show others your success and how you are making a difference here at Frostburg State University.

We offer free leadership workshops for students who participate in at least one organization on campus. Attend motivational sessions that will help you reflect on your own leadership style and how you can positively impact campus. Learn how to plan successful events, manage an effective team, budget finances, and skills that will help you with a career. Contact Robert Cooper at rncooper@ frostburg.edu for more information.

Meet Students Organization Representatives at the Org Fair At the beginning of each semester, student organizations hold a fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to showcase what they do and how to get involved in their group. Sign up for any student organizations that might interest you and get to know the members. Find out information about first meetings, upcoming events and how you can begin to make your mark on campus.


DaymĂŠ Arocena

The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CES

Tango Buenos Aires

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The Martial Artists and Acrobats of Tianjin

Transforming the community through world-class artistry CES at Frostburg State University provides an annual series of high-caliber programs with performing artists from all over the world. FSU students and surrounding community members need not travel to distant cities to attend outstanding arts events. Programs often include artists who perform regularly at such renowned venues as The

Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Past guests include world-class artists like Esperanza Spalding, Red Baraat, The Roots, The Hot Sardines, the Martha Graham Dance Company, and Broadway stars like Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal and Craig Schulman. Each season offers a wide array of performances in music, dance and theatre genres from

such international performers as Moscow Festival Ballet, Bayanihan Philippine National Dance Company, Vienna Choir Boys and Indian Ink Theatre Company. FSU students can attend at greatly discounted and sometimes even free ticket pricing. For more information, contact CES at 301.687.3137 or ces@frostburg.edu.


Employment opportunities

2017-18 CES Production Team

CES is proud to offer employment and intern opportunities for Frostburg State University students. The CES student production team works behind the scenes and plays an integral role in bringing each event to life. Production team workers are stimulated by the challenging tasks and responsibility of CES’ high-energy work environment. The employment provided by CES is a magnificent addition to any student’s resumé! A patron purchases a ticket from a CES Production Team member

The Kelly Bell Band

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Educational outreach Attendance at superior arts events is not the only opportunity CES offers to students. The CES Educational Outreach program presents a thorough series of hands-on workshops, lectures, master classes and other experiential events. These outreach programs invite students to become active and educated participants in the arts.

4 Ways to PURCHASE TICKETS Season events are on sale beginning in late August each year. Student tickets are free or discounted for all CES performances with FSU student ID. Advance ticket purchases may be made. Payment may be made by all major credit cards, authorized bank card, money order, personal check, and cash. Based on availability, tickets may also be purchased one hour prior to curtain time at the venue box office. All patrons, regardless of age, must have a ticket. All ticket sales are final — no refunds, no exchanges. Tickets for FSU students, faculty and staff are available at a discounted price with a valid FSU ID.

IN PERSON Stop by the FSU Lane University Center Box Office, Room 203, Lane University Center.

ARTIST HOSPITALITY AND GUEST RELATIONS

coordinate the “care and feeding” of artists and stage crew during the day of the show, prepare dressing rooms, fulfill catering requirements, and supervise artist relations. Experience in catering or the general hospitality field is preferred.

is responsible for providing a great experience for all patrons. While in the box office, assistants provide support for ticket sales, marketing and advertising. During day of show, assistants provide initial audience contact and work with volunteer staff to ensure a smooth guest experience. Experience in customer service, retail sales, cash handling, or general accounting is required.

BY PHONE Call the box office at 301.687.3137 or toll-free at 1.866.TIXX.CES. BY FAX Fax an order request to 301.687.7049. ONLINE Purchase tickets online at the website: http://ces.frostburg.edu

“My job with CES has taught me a lot of things especially about professionalism and creativity.” — Rebecca Bensavage


INFORMING Digital Natives

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT MARKETING AND DESIGN

Marketing and Design serves Student and Community Involvement programs and initiatives by managing content creation for www.frostburg. edu/sci/marketing-design/, creating marketing and maintaining Frostburg State’s brand across print and online media as well as advising the Social Marketing Team and other student organizations on how to market their organization.

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SpotlightOnline

Social Marketing Team engages conversation online The mission of the Social Marketing Team is to inform the Frostburg State University campus community and create awareness about social activities, events and opportunities sponsored by the Department of Student & Community Involvement while providing leadership and experiential learning opportunities for FSU student employees and interns. And, to furthermore, encourage participation and bring unity among the students.

SpotlightOnline is an weekly electronic newsletter promoting campus-wide Student and Community Involvement programs, student organization events and opportunities. It also includes stories about our students and alumni. It serves as a direct-marketing piece promoting brand awareness, strategic direction and the goals of the Department of Student and Community Involvement and areas within the Division of Student & Educational Services.

Find us on Social Media The Social Media Coordinator follows a content management strategy to create informative posts online that engage students and the campus community. Follow our social media accounts: Twitter @thesocialbobcat, Facebook www. facebook.com/FrostburgStateSCI and www. facebook.com/FrostburgStateSMT and to Flickr at www.flickr.com/sciatfsu.


Apply for Social Marketing Team

Social Marketing Team typically fills open positions at the end of each semester around registration time. SMT offers for academic credit internships and independent study as well as state and federal work-study. Business - Marketing, Art & Design - Photography or Graphic Design, Mass Communication and English majors are encouraged to apply. Logon to BobcatConnect > Social Marketing Team to complete an application. Students interested in joining Social Marketing Team are encouraged to attend bi-weekly meetings prior to applying.

Left to right: The Social Marketing Team participates in team building activities at the WVU Adventure Center as part of their training. Gerard Bowes traverses a low ropes course. Social Marketing Team alum Debbie Wiles Devlin inspires the team at a workshop.

Photography Each year Social Marketing Team’s student photographers capture over 26,000 photos of major student organization events. The best photos are highlighted in SpotlightOnline, posted on Twitter @thesocialbobcat, www. facebook.com/FrostburgStateSMT and to Flickr at www.flickr.com/sciatfsu.

Videography Videographers capture student organization events, create short videos which are posted on YouTube. These videos are featured in SpotlightOnline, on our website involvement.frostburg.edu and on social media. Follow our YouTube channel SMTatFSU.

If you have questions about Marketing and Design or how to get involved, contact the Graphic Designer and Social Media Coordinator Missy Martz at 301.687.7597 or mmartz@frostburg.edu.

2017-18 Social Marketing Team

Graphic Design Student graphic designers are an integral part of marketing events to students and the campus community. Graphic designers are create posters, trash can inserts, digital signage, invitations, t-shirts and more utilizing Adobe Creative Suite.

Writer Student authors follow a content calendar, interview subjects, gather photos and write stories for publication in SpotlightOnline, print publications and online media. Writers may also write or edit the yearbook.


A place to gather

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT LANE UNIVERSITY CENTER

Lane University Center serves as campus hub

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The Lane University Center (LUC) is the hub of campus life at Frostburg State University. It is the mission of the Lane University Center to provide quality customer service and state-of-the-art event and meeting spaces to the students, staff and faculty of Frostburg State University as well as the local community. The Lane University Center is dedicated to providing exemplary service and support to all of our clients creating an experiential learning environment for our students. The Lane University Center strives to provide students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors with opportunities to experience University activities, school spirit and community. For more information, contact the Lane University Center Information Desk at 301.687.4411.

Some of the building highlights include meeting and lounge spaces, a 17-seat computer lab, a fitness center focusing on cardio equipment, fraternity, sorority and general student organization storage lockers, and a game room featuring the latest gaming consoles as well as retro gaming systems. Appalachian Station along with Starbucks Coffee and Moe’s Southwest Grill are the Frostburg Dining by Chartwells food options within the Lane University Center. The University Store is also housed in the Lane University Center. Students can dine in the South Addition , which features scenic views of the athletic fields and the Western Maryland mountains. They can also hang out in the comfortable and student-friendly lounge area, featuring several televisions — including an 82" flat screen.

Students purchase tickets for student activities at the Lane University Center Box Office. The Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall (ARMAH) is the heart of the building. Many of the events for our students and the community take place in this room. The ARMAH features a state-of-the-art lighting and sound system to help support the activities and events in the building, including the performance needs of our oncampus clients and national touring companies/acts, as well as the event needs of community groups.

“My position in the Lane Center started out as a way to make extra money while in school, but grew into a role of academic, social, and professional development. As an aspiring wildlife biologist, I never would have imagined that employment in student affairs would heavily relate back to such a polar opposite career path. When I walk into the Lane Center I am not just walking into my job; I am walking into a place to relax, a place to learn, and a place to grow.” — Abigail Rossman

Lane University Center Student Manager


AstraZeneca Fitness Center

Dining in Lane

The ASTRAZENECA FITNESS Center is a state-of-theart facility equipped with six treadmills, four cycles, eight ellipticals, one stepper and a modular multistation weight system. Getting in shape is an enjoyable experience in this facility thanks to picturesque views of the campus, flat screen TV’s and an individual TV on each cardio unit equipped with cable and an iPod docking station.

When you walk into the APPALACHIAN STATION, you will find: Outtakes Food To Go, offering a wide variety of made fresh daily sandwiches, wraps, salads, parfaits and much more; Create, featuring made-to-order salads and wraps; Innovation Kitchen Maryland, featuring exhibition cooking with a rotating menu, allowing students to watch as their food is prepared; Chick-fil-A, featuring the original chicken sandwich; Grill Nation offers customized burgers, cheesesteaks, wings, and more; 2 Mato which features delicious pizza and calzones and sushi.

Banking Join SECU CREDIT UNION, Maryland’s largest credit union. You are eligible to join if you’re a student, alumnus, faculty or staff member of Frostburg State University. As a not-for-profit institution, SECU Credit Union offers competitive savings rates, low loan rates and fewer fees than most banks. Meet the friendly staff at our LaVale branch at 1322 National Highway. SECU also has an ATM on campus at the Lane University Center; there is no fee when you use your SECU ATM card or check card. Or if you would like 24/7 account information, call 1.800.TRY.SECU or visit our website: www.secumd.org. BB&T has a branch office and ATM located on the ground floor of the Lane University Cente. BB&T offers a free checking account, free VISA check card and free Internet banking. Call 301.689.2507 or visit the website at www.bbt.com.

Digital Signage DIGITAL SIGNAGE FSU departments, programs and registered student organizations can now advertise 10-second advertisements for FREE. They will be displayed on the Lane University Center Digital Signage System for two weeks. For more info, visit www. frostburg.edu/digitalsignage.

Game Room Visit the GAME ROOM which features the latest gaming consoles as well as retro consoles, table tennis, and a billiards table. Come by yourself and join a game or bring your friends and challenge them to a match of the most popular games. We are constantly updating the inventory of games in the Game Room so you can always find something new and exciting to challenge or excite you and your friends. If you are not interested in gaming, then the lounge is the perfect place to chill out - complete with comfy couches, , as well as 60” 4K and 42” TVs.

Located in the Greenhouse, MOE’S SOUTHWEST GRILL features made to order burritos, tacos, quesadillas, salads, burrito bowls, and nachos all made to order with the freshest ingredients. Located in The Loft, STARBUCKS COFFEE! features the all the coffees, espresso beverages, and food that you have come to love.

Lane Reservations Desk

KEYS FOR ORGANIZATION LOCKERS AND MEETING ROOMS Student organization lockers and the Greek Life, Student Government Association, Black Student Alliance, student organizations and UPC offices may be signed out at the Information Desk. A valid identification card is required.

For more additional information on Frostburg Dining, operating hours or to purchase a meal plan or additional Bonus Dollars, please visit www.dineoncampus.com/ frostburg

LAPTOP LENDING PROGRAM The laptop lending program allows students to borrow laptops for their use in the Lane University Center. Laptops may be signed out from the information desk with two forms of identification.

Lane University Center Box Office

Lane University Center Reservations

Tickets for student activities and CES are sold at the Lane University Center Box Office, located beside the Information Desk on the second floor. Regular Box Office hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Special hours will be posted during peak events. For more information, call 301.687.3137 or 1.866.849.9237.

EVENT SERVICES Rooms on campus are reserved at no cost to official University groups and registered student organizations through the online reservation system at www.frostburg.edu/admin/roomres. Student organizations may meet in most campus facilities. Organizations are encouraged to schedule an event well in advance so that an appropriate space may be reserved. The Lane University Center Reservations Office will advise organizations which rooms are available for use, help make arrangements for room setups and most audiovisual equipment. While there is no charge for routine room setups and basic audiovisual equipment, special requests are subject to a nominal charge.

Lane University Center Information Desk Located on the top level of the Lane University Center, the Information Desk serves as a great resource, providing information regarding campus events and student organization activities. Campus and local area business directory information is available as well. You can reach the Lane University Center Information Desk by calling 301.687.4411. CHARGING STATIONS Charge up at one of the six charging stations located in the lane University Center. Cell phone charging stations can be found in the lounge, game room, and other locations throughout the building. FAXES You may send and/or receive faxes at the following rates: sending – $2 for the first page, 50 cents for each additional page. The Lane University Center Information Desk fax number is 301.687.7049. International fax rates are: sending – $5/first page and $1 for each additional page; receiving – 50¢/page. LOST AND FOUND Missing your ID card, wallet or books? The Lane University Center Information Desk serves as a campus lost-and-found location.

The University Store Located on the ground floor of the Lane University Center, THE UNIVERSITY STORE is Frostburg State’s official bookstore for students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors. The University Store is your source for all your college needs: from new and used textbooks, computers and computer supplies/accessories, school and art supplies to gifts, glassware, greeting cards, graduation needs and Frostburg State University-imprinted apparel in sizes from infants through adults. Watch for sale announcements on channel 3, in your email inbox and posted around campus. Visit The University Store online at http://frostburg.collegestoreonline.com/.


Best Buddies Program

VOLUNTEERS

SHINE

Best Buddies pairs people with intellectual disabilities in one-on-one friendships with college students. “Without friends and family, we are alone.” By becoming a college buddy, you will not only befriend someone with a developmental disability, but you will also learn about yourself in the process.

THROUGH

SERVICE Alpha Phi Omega

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Promoting Civic Engagement

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The Office of Civic Engagement fosters active citizenship by offering a range of activities and programs that develop personal and social responsibility within the members of our University community by addressing societal needs and social justice issues through service and democratic engagement. Through national service, volunteerism and servicelearning opportunities, we are able to expand the ability of volunteers to address ongoing and emerging local and global problems, such as poverty, hunger, community building, education and environmental conservation. If you would like to make a difference by helping meet these, or any other community needs, contact our office at 301.687.4210 or pobrien@frostburg.edu.

Alpha Phi Omega is the single most represented co-educational intercollegiate service organization in the United States. Through its mission of preparing campus and community leaders through service, Alpha Phi Omega is committed to bringing together college students in a national service fraternity; to develop leadership, to promote friendship and to provide service to humanity; and further the freedom that is our national, educational and intellectual heritage. Contact alphaphiomega@frostburg. edu for more information.

Colleges Against Cancer Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) is a nationwide collaboration of college students, faculty and staff dedicated to eliminating cancer by working to implement the programs and mission of the American Cancer Society. With hundreds of chapters nationwide, CAC is showing the world that young people care and want to make a difference.

Frostburg State University Campus Lions Club The FSU Campus Lions Club is part of Lions Club International, The world’s largest service organization. Meetings are open to all that wish to serve their community. For more information contact the office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210

“WE SERVE”


A STAR! serves at Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service

ASTAR! in Western Maryland

An AmeriCorps Program Funded in part by the Corporation for National & Community Service and the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism

The A STAR! in Western Maryland AmeriCorps program has served the four westernmost counties in Maryland since 1994, providing direct services focusing on Education and Healthy Futures. AmeriCorps members commit to one year of National Service impacting the communities served. A STAR!’s mission is to foster a network of local non profits, collaborate to provide identified direct service within the region to address education and health, – serving Garrett, Allegany, Washington and Frederick counties. For more information, contact lclark@ frostburg.edu or 301.697.3359. Visit the website at www. frostburg.edu/astar. A STAR! in Western Maryland placed over 100 AmeriCorps members in direct service opportunities in the four westernmost counties in Maryland. • Over 11,525 books and emergency supplies were distributed to community partners as part of the Read to Succeed Program. • 9,325 pounds was recycled. • 1,459 lunches were provided during the summer lunch box program in Frostburg. • AmeriCorps members contributed over 45,000 hours of direct service. • 661 K-12 students received academic engagement programming supported by AmeriCorps members..

• 3,219 disadvantaged children and youth received assistance and services • K-12 students received academic engagement programming supported by AmeriCorps members. • 693 individuals received support, education and/or referrals. • 2,891 individuals received emergency food from food banks and/or other organizations • Number of food bags distributed = 41,351

Agencies Served

AmeriCorps members mentor youth

Agencies that have partnered with A STAR! in Western Maryland include Allegany College of Maryland, Frostburg Foundation- Pantry Partners, Boys & Girls Club of Frederick, Frederick Community Action Agency, Garrett County Health Department, Girls on the Run of Frederick, Horizon Goodwill of Hagerstown, University of Maryland Extension – Garrett County, Frostburg Senior Center, Salvation Army, Riverside YMCA, Hagerstown Community College Children’s Center, Read to Succeed, VOICE Clearinghouse, and Frostburg Grows, Special Olympics, Student Homeless Initiative Partnership, Evergreen Heritage Center, FSU Center for Literacy Arts, and United Way of Frederick County.


LIVING • LEARNING • SERVING

Changing Lives, Communities DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

ECHOSTARS and RisingSTARS

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The ECHOSTARS/ RisingSTARS AmeriCorps Program is a living-learningserving experience for students committed to making a change in their communities. ECHOSTARS are a part of a growing student service movement. Members participate in learning communities, academic enrichment programs, community outreach, environmental stewardship and other identified community initiatives. Members who successfully complete 300 hours of service will receive an Segal Education Award with the potential to earn an additional $500 credit if hours are completed during academic year. Transportation is provided to all service sites for students. Contact the National Service Coordinator at 301.687.4210 if you have any further questions.

A Learning Community

A Serving Community

The ECHOSTARS attend many of the same classes together, such as Psychology and Freshmen Orientation, as part of their learning community. Even if students follow another learning community path because of their major, they can still participate in the ECHOSTARS program. Many ECHOSTARS major in education and social work, and their service offers them the necessary experience to excel in their field of study.

ECHOSTARS/RisingSTARS students are committed to making a change in their community in a variety of ways. Each week, they assist with after-school programs at local elementary schools as well as the YMCA and the Salvation Army. As part of the service program, the ECHOSTARS/RisingSTARS receive transportation to all of the service sites and special projects. In addition, they assist with academic enrichment through the Read to Succeed program offered at Frostburg State University to local children by providing academic and social mentoring to help these school children succeed and in their personal lives. As part of a growing student service movement, the ECHOSTARS/RisingSTARS serve more than 15,000 hours each year, providing a valuable resource to the local community.

A Living Community Each year freshmen and RisingSTARS serve as ECHOSTARS. This living community resides exclusively in Gray and Diehl Hall, modern and well-appointed housing options. Together, the ECHOSTARS socialize and encourage one another in their college experience.


Partnering to conquer

ADDICTION Dr. Stephanie Hutter-Thomas partners with programs across the state and nation to help fight the opioid crisis.

Conquering Opioid Abuse Together (C.O.A.T) In 2016, Drug and alcohol-related deaths claimed nearly 2,100 lives in Maryland which is the largest total in state history. State health officials attributed 89% of those deaths to opioid-related causes leading Governor Larry Hogan to declare a state-ofemergency in March 2017. On August 4, 2017, the Maryland Department of Health released data for fatal overdoses in the first quarter of 2017. During this period, which encompasses January to March of 2017, there were 550 overdose-related deaths in the state, including 372 fentanyl-related deaths indicating the problem showed no signs of retreat. In August 2017, Frostburg State University was awarded an AmeriCorps targeted priority grant by the Corporation for National and Community Service to launch Western Maryland’s Conquering Opiate Abuse Together (C.O.A.T.) program in partial response to this growing epidemic.

The C.O.A.T. program currently funds nine new AmeriCorps positions, eight part-time and one fulltime, who are placed at various sites in Maryland’s westernmost counties, Allegany, Frederick, Garrett and Washington. AmeriCorps members serving under the COAT program will work within their assigned communities to assist in providing resources and programming to individuals currently battling opiate addiction while also offering education and support to community members affected by this crisis. Resource distribution includes open community outreach programs, guest speakers, individual-level interactions, group-level interactions, information hotlines, clearinghouses, as well as presentations in schools and online outlets. C.O.A.T. AmeriCorps members may be students or individuals with no previous connection to FSU or AmeriCorps.


VOLUNTEEROpps The Office of Civic Engagement offers a variety of on-going and episodic service opportunities for individuals and student organizations. To learn more, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Read to Succeed

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Read to Succeed is an A STAR! AmeriCorps academic engagement program serving youth in grades K-8. All mentors are trained and placed with a child on a first-come, first-served basis. Academic engagement takes place on campus MondayThursday from 5 to 7 p.m. and at the South Cumberland Library on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. For more information, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210 or readtosucceed@ frostburg.edu.

Sponsor-A-Family Thanksgiving Baskets

Oxfam Hunger Banquet Ten days before Thanksgiving, students will host a Hunger Banquet. Attendees’“fate” is drawn at the door — high-income, middle-income or low-income. The meals served will reflect your income level. Be part of this nationwide, campus activity to discuss the issue of hunger in our world. For more information, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

Through the annual Sponsor-A-Family, academic and administrative departments, student groups or individuals can help make a difference in a family’s life in Western Maryland by providing a Thanksgiving food basket to a family in need. Since its beginning, the Sponsor-A-Family has provided Thanksgiving baskets for over 250 families in Western Maryland. If you or your group is interested in sponsoring a family for the Thanksgiving holiday or just making a donation, drop off your non-perishable food items at the Office of Civic Engagement. All baskets will be delivered on the Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving.


Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Western Maryland Making Strides is a 5K walk held in Cumberland, Md, during October. This event is an opportunity to unite community members, build awareness and raise funds to fight cancer.

Special Olympics Maryland Winter Games Be part of this nationally recognized winter sporting event for people with disabilities held in Western Maryland. Service opportunities include helping athletes, the Parade of Athletes and being timers and scorekeepers.

Deep Creek Dunk & Hooley Plunge

Toys for Happiness Drive Toys for Happiness collects unwrapped children’s toys to give to less fortunate children in the area. Each year, toys are accepted at the Braddock House, the Lane University Center and the Compton Science Center for approximately two weeks, then displayed at the President’s Holiday Reception for everyone to see prior to the delivery of the toys. If you have any questions about this event, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

Take a plunge into the icy waters of Deep Creek Lake in February and Lake Habeeb at Rocky Gap in March to support Special Olympics and other programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. Information is available at the Office of Civic Engagement.

Alternative Break Trips FSU Alternative Break is committed to organizing off-campus service trips for students. Last year, students participated in trips to Houston, TX and New York, NY. If you are interested in planning or participating in winter or spring break trips, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

Relay For Life The annual Relay For Life, sponsored by the American Cancer Society, raises money to fund cancer research, cancer awareness and survivor support programs. Teams of participants raise money and walk around the track at FSU from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. to show their support for those who are fighting the disease 24 hours a day. The event also includes music, live performances, games, prizes and a chance to camp out under the stars. If you want to get involved in Relay for Life at FSU, call 301.687.4210.

Frostburg’s Annual Beautify the ’Burg Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service A STAR! in Western Maryland celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service throughout Garrett, Allegany, Washington and Frederick counties – Make it a day on, not a day off.

Beautify the ‘Burg is an annual event that brings students, faculty, staff and community members together to clean up Frostburg. Volunteers can register individually or as a group to complete such tasks as planting trees, painting and removing trash. Breakfast, lunch and T-shirts are provided to volunteers that register for this event in advance. To register, call the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.


Town Hall meetings encourage dialogue

Teaching students how to effect change through democratic engagement

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT CIVIC ENGAGEMENT

Frostburg State University fosters active citizenship and strives to build citizen leaders for the 21st century. As active citizens students educate themselves about, and become involved in, their local, national, or global communities. Through political engagement, community organizing, and inclusivity these active citizen leaders are enabled to combat public concerns at their core and strengthen their greater community.

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Town Hall Series The office of Civic Engagement has partnered with the J. Glenn Beall Jr. Institute for Public Affairs, the Political Science Department, and the Student government Association to host a series of town hall meetings each semester that bring students together for meaningful conversations about their local, state, and national governments. These conversations range in topics from how the economy affects our students and higher education, to issues regarding foreign policy. These programs are focused on educating students on the democratic process and how they can get involved to make a difference.

Frostburg State University partnership with TurboVote makes voting easy for students. Whether you need to register to vote, change your address, or obtain an absentee ballot, TurboVote can help. TurboVote will also send you text and/or email reminders about deadlines for absentee ballots, when elections are being held and where your voting location is. To find out more or to register go to Frostburg.TurboVote.org

Frostburg State University has been designated a Voter Friendly Campus in the inaugural list of 83 such campuses nationwide from the Campus Vote Project in partnership with NASPA, Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education. Just two Maryland schools earned the designation: Frostburg and Towson University.


Make the Connection Below are examples of opportunities available for students through the Department of Student and Community Involvement. For more information about current openings and involvement opportunities, please contact the corresponding individuals. Contact information is listed in detail on the inside cover.

Volunteer

Work

CES Volunteer Opportunities

Federal Work-Study Employment

Interested in performing arts volunteer opportunities in production or customer service for CES events? Contact the Production Services Coordinator at 301.687.3044 or the Box Office Manager at 301.687.3137.

Opportunities may exist based upon Federal Work-Study eligibility. Students eligible for work-study who participate in Read to Succeed/Way 2 Go Maryland can earn much more! To find out if you are eligible for Federal work-study, visit the Financial Aid Office.

AmeriCorps V.O.I.C.E. Volunteer Clearinghouse

General Employment

The A STAR! AmeriCorps V.O.I.C.E. operates a volunteer clearinghouse for FSU students, faculty and staff. The V.O.I.C.E. program serves as a liaison to community organizations and posts the most current volunteer opportunities available to the FSU community. To serve or learn more, contact A STAR! AmeriCorps V.O.I.C.E. Volunteer Clearinghouse at 301.687.4210.

ECHOSTARS / RisingSTARS ECHOSTARS is a first year living-learning-serving experience for 75 students who commit to serving 300 hours of direct service with the opportunity to earn scholarships from the AmeriCorps program and Frostburg State University. RisingSTARS is primarily a sophomore-based program with a focus on service, mentoring and academic engagement. Members serve 300 hours of direct service and earn an education award. For more information, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

Late at Lane Programming and volunteer positions are available within Late@Lane. To learn more about the opportunities, contact the Megan Dignan, Graduate Assistant for Student Activities at 301.687.4007 or mtdignan@frostburg.edu.

Read to Succeed Mentors Read to Succeed is an A STAR! AmeriCorps Program serving the regional youth in grades K-8 for literacy. All mentors are trained and placed on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210.

Student Government Association SGA elections are held during mid-March. On- and off-campus positions are available on an ongoing basis. Contact Kathi Perkins at 301.687.4304 or kperkins@frostburg.edu for available openings.

University Programming Council Programming and volunteer positions are available within University Programming Council. To learn more about the opportunities, contact Marcus Freeman, Graduate Assistant for Student Activities at msfreeman@frostburg.edu.

CES offers employment and intern opportunities for Frostburg State University students. The CES Student Production Team works hard behind the scenes and plays an integral role in bringing each series event to life. CES employment is a great addition to any student’s resumé. Contact the Production Services Coordinator at 301.687.3044 to apply. The Lane University Center hires student staff during the fall and spring semesters. Watch for job postings in your email inbox, on Lane University Center Digital Signage and at the Lane University Center Information Desk. Jobs range from game room attendant to information desk attendant to tech crew to student manager — come join the team! Apply online at www.frostburg.edu/bobcatconnect. For more information, call 301.687.7084. The Social Marketing Team hires student staff during the fall and spring semesters as needed to promote events, photograph events and maintain the Lane University Center’s Digital Signage. Watch for job postings on www.frostburg.edu/sci/marketingdesign/, online @thesocialbobcat and in our electronic newsletter SpotlightOnline. For more information, contact Missy Martz at 301.687.7597 or mmartz@frostburg.edu. Students with a valid driver’s license and no points on their record are eligible to become state certified van drivers for programs on campus. Pay is minimum wage. The following programs are currently hiring Van Drivers: ECHOSTARS Van drivers are needed throughout the week and on weekends to drive volunteers to their service sites. Times vary and shifts are flexible. To become a van driver for the ECHOSTARS program, please contact the Office of Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210. SafeRide Van drivers are needed for the Student Government’s Safe Ride program. Shifts include Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 9:30 pm – 2:30 am. To become a van driver for SafeRide, please contact the SGA office at 301.687.4304.

For Credit Independent study and internships are available for credit for the following majors and focuses: computer science, business administration: marketing, mass communications, graphic design, photography, parks & recreation, music management, theatre and more. For more information, call us at 301.687.4411.


Celebrating

DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT STUDENT AND COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

SUCCESS

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Tezeta Gant ‘18 has accepted a job in Minneapolis, Minnesota to start her career at Arcanum Consulting Inc., a marketing and advertising firm that researches and develops advertising techniques in order to influence their client’s customers buying decisions.

CES

The experiences available to me, the endless leadership and professional development opportunities, and the amazing small-town feel... Frostburg isn’t a university to me – it’s a network of family and friends that I see each day as I continue to grow and learn! — Josh Mallow

• In 2017-18, CES presented 38 total events and 12 public performances that reached audiences from throughout the tri-state community. • Among the performers were international artists from Russia, Ireland, China, Cuba, Trinidad & Tobago, the Dominican Republic, Switzerland and Argentina. • Attendance at 21 educational outreach events was over 3,000; attendees included local community members, school children and FSU students. • An eight-member Student Production Team worked throughout the season in the presentation of CES programs. These students also supported Late@ Lane programs by providing artist and staff hospitality needs.

Civic Engagement • The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism has recognized and funded the ASTAR! Program as a Program of Excellence throughout Maryland, 2007-2015. • Frostburg State University has been selected to participate in a national initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement, one of 73 colleges and universities nationwide designated as a Lead Institution by NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, the leading voice for the student affairs profession. • ASTAR! in Western Maryland AmeriCorps Program received three-year funding totalling $2.5 million.

Lisa Toni Clark, director of A STAR! in Western Maryland AmeriCorps program won FSU’s Staff Award for Excellence.

• Frostburg State University was again named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for 2014. • The Office of Civic Engagement completed its largest Alternative Break Program, sending 40 students, staff and AmeriCorps members to New Jersey over Spring Break. • Last year student organizations, FSU athletic teams, FSU departments and community members donated over 85 Thanksgiving baskets to the Office of Civic Engagement to be distributed to those in need throughout the county.

Ashley Daniels ‘11 , National Service Coordinator for A STAR! in Western Maryland won FSU’s Young Alumni Achievement Award.


Bill Mandicott won the 2018 FSU Distinguished Staff Award for his incomparable work ethic and deep commitment to connect the campus with the community.

Frostburg State University was recognized for 50 years of membership with the Association of College Unions International.

“Working at the Lane University Center has enabled me to develop practical skills such as time management, customer service, and team management all while building important relationships and becoming more connected to the campus.” — Joey Cox ‘18

Lane University Center • Provided paid experiential learning opportunities to 50 students during the academic year. The Lane University Center student staff logged over 19,890 hours supporting our campus community and student life • The Lane University Center hosts an average of 5,700 events each year. • Over 16,000 patrons visited the Lane University Center each week during the 2017-18 academic year. Over 60,000 guests utilize the game room during the year.

• Graphic designer Donovan Carter won the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program Mission Design Competition which will fly on the International Space Station in June.

• Late@Lane entertained 25 percent of the campus community one weekend per month during the fall and spring semesters. • Late at Lane’s concert series Lyrics at Lane brought Jesse McCartney to campus last December with 500 students and community members in attendance.

Through my work with organizations on campus and my student employment with Student Activities, I was able to learn and grow as a leader, student, and woman. I may have made an impact here, but Frostburg, the place that has been my home for 4 years will have its mark on my heart forever” — Sarah Bernhardt ‘18

• Social Marketing Team published 26 editions of the

Donovan Carter ‘18 won the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program Mission Design Competition with his Marylandinspired patch. The patch represents the University System of Maryland in SSEP Mission 12 and will be on its way to space in June 2018.

Marketing and Design

Student Activities and Fraternity and Sorority Life

electronic newsletter SpotlightOnline and captured over 26,000 photos at 93 events during the 2017-18 academic year.

• University Programming Council hosts a monthly movie series, UPCinemas, that screens blockbuster hits like Black Panther and Jumanji before they hit Redbox or DVD • Every year, the University Programming Council hosts approximately 80 programs for FSU students and the University Community; Greek Life hosts over 120 social and educational programs. • 376 total Fraternity and Sorority members in over 20 chapters served an average of 8 hours of community service per member. Areas gaining our assistance are: Allegany County Animal Shelter, City of Frostburg, Beall Elementary After School Program; Cumberland Zoo, Salvation Army, Eastern Garrett Fire Dept, and Frostburg Nursing Home. National programs: American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, March of Dimes, Special Olympics, St. Jude’s, and America Red Cross. They have donated over $7000 to the American Cancer Society and over $4000 to other local and national causes.


For more information: STUDENT & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY 101 BRADDOCK ROAD FROSTBURG, MD 21532-2303 PHONE: 301.687.4411 FAX: 301.687.7049 EMAIL: infodesk@frostburg.edu

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Frostburg State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. Admission shall be determined without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, status as a veteran, or handicap. FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodation through the Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Office, 301.687.4102, TDD 301.687.7955. FSU is a smoke-free campus.

Frostburg State University's Student and Community Involvement Brochure 2018-19  

Learn about the exciting programs Frostburg State University's Department of Student and Community offers.

Frostburg State University's Student and Community Involvement Brochure 2018-19  

Learn about the exciting programs Frostburg State University's Department of Student and Community offers.