FSU among top fifth of campuses in recycling event
Frostburg State University came in among the top fifth of the 605 college campuses that participated in the 2012 RecycleMania Tournament, ranking 54th overall.
Career Center lists honor roll for third grading period
The Center for Career and Technical Education recently re-leased its honor roll for the third nine-week grading period.
Students named to fall dean’s list at Frostburg State
FROSTBURG — The following additional students from the area have been named to the dean's list at Frostburg State University in recognition of outstanding academic achievement for the fall 2011 semester. To be eligible, a student must undertake a minimum of 12 credit hours and earn a cumulative semester grade point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
Local residents graduate from Frostburg State University
FROSTBURG — At the 139th commencement ceremonies at Frostburg State University in December, the following local area residents were among the nearly 430 total candidates for degrees.
Area students named to Frostburg State University dean’s list
FROSTBURG — The following students from the area have been named to the dean’s list at Frostburg State University in recognition of outstanding academic achievement for the fall 2011 semester. To be eligible, a student must undertake a minimum of 12 credit hours and earn a cumulative semester grade-point average of at least 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.
Allegany College of Maryland names dean’s list students
CUMBERLAND — Three hundred and seventy students were named to the Allegany College of Maryland dean’s list for the fall 2011 semester, according to Fran Leibfreid, ACM interim vice president of instructional affairs.
To be eligible for the dean’s list, a student must earn a 3.8 or higher grade-point average on a 4.0 scale and be enrolled in five or more semester hours of course work.
Afterschool programs cut in approved board budget
The budget approved Tuesday night by the Allegany County Board of Education doesn’t include money for locally funded afterschool programs.
Braddock Middle students earn honor roll status
Braddock Middle School recently announced that 203 students have been posted to the honor roll for the second nine-week marking period of the 2010-2011 school year.
Mineral residents, staff give tearful plea for special education
Tuesday night’s standing-room-only Mineral County Board of Education meeting was emotionally charged as several people took the floor to defend the special education positions that could potentially be on the chopping block. Both Tom Denne, director of psychological services, student assessment and student services, and Karen Wegener, assistant principal at Keyser Primary Middle School, entreated that the board remember the words of Margaret Meade.
Mineral Board will not renew Hackworth’s contract
After almost a 90-minute executive session Tuesday, the Mineral County Board of Education unanimously voted not to renew Superintendent Tilden “Skip” Hackworth’s four-year contract. His current contract will end on June 30, 2011.
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