Frostburg’s Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Series

Frostburg Community Dialogue to Focus on Keeping FSU Alumni in Frostburg After Graduation

FROSTBURG, Md. - The Frostburg Sustaining Campus and Community Dialogue Series will present its next dialogue session, “Building the ‘Burg: Inviting FSU Students to Join and Grow the Local Community,” on Thursday, March 27, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the Lyric Theater at 20 E. Main St. in Frostburg. The session, aimed at strengthening community relationships and fostering civility and collaborative problem-solving in Frostburg, is free and open to the public.

Participants will include local business owners, internship supervisors and FSU graduates who have remained in the region to live and work. Featured participants include Daniel Witter, FSU alumnus and assistant Main Street manager, FrostburgFirst; Sebastian Goldstein, former FSU student and owner of Absalom’s Emporium; Dr. Terri Massie-Burrell, assistant provost in the Office of Student Success and Retention; Coty Warn, FSU alumna and owner of Mountain City Center for the Arts; and Dr. Joseph Hoffman, dean of the FSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at FSU and Frostburg Grows advisory board member.

Supported by FSU, the Maryland Judiciary’s Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office and Mountainside Community Mediation Center since spring 2012, the dialogue sessions convene students, year-round residents, local officials and University leaders to discuss issues and create new opportunities for collaborative problem-solving and coalition-building in Frostburg.

For more information, contact project manager Dr. Elesha L. Ruminski, chair of FSU’s Department of Communication Studies, at or 301-687-4480. Details and documentary segments about the project are available at

Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Lyric Theatre
20 East Main Street, Frostburg, MD, Frostburg

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