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Frostburg State University Physician Assistant program names new director

Posted: 12 May 2021

Daniel O'Donoghue, PA-C, PhD, DFAAPA, has been named the new director of the Frostburg State University Physician Assistant program at USMH.O'Donoghue is a native of Chicago, IL, and received a PhD for a concentration in Neuroanatomy from the Department of Anatomy at Loyola University, 1984. He did... Read More


USM Chancellor Jay Perman Mandates COVID Vaccine for all Maryland campuses, including regional centers

Posted: 23 April 2021

HAGERSTOWN, MD -- The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) will follow a mandate, announced today, from University System of Maryland (USM) Chancellor Jay Perman requiring all eligible students, faculty and staff who will be on Maryland campuses this fall to be vaccinated against... Read More


Statement by USM Chancellor Jay A. Perman on the Derek Chauvin Verdict

Posted: 21 April 2021

Baltimore, Md. (April 20, 2021) -- I'm relieved by the jury's verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin. I'm encouraged that some measure of justice has been meted out. The verdict doesn't bring Mr. Floyd back to his family and loved ones, but it does bring accountability. It reminds us that justice... Read More


USMH to Offer Virtual Open House via Facebook Live

Posted: 24 February 2021

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) will host a virtual open house via Facebook Live on Tuesday, March 16, from 5 to 7 p.m.Representatives of the programs offered at the Hagerstown center will be available to discuss their programs and answer questions during the session.USMH... Read More


FSU Maryland Accelerates Program Accepting Applicants

Posted: 12 February 2021

In-School Residency for 13-Month Master of Arts in Teaching Offers $30K StipendFSU's Maryland Accelerates Program, a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) teacher residency program, is accepting applications. Candidates in this program can receive a master's degree in elementary (K-6) or secondary (7-12... Read More


2021-2022 USMH Scholarship Application Available Now

Posted: 05 January 2021

USMH is now accepting applications for scholarships for the 2021-2022 school year. The application portal can be accessed here. Students who received a scholarship for the first time in 2020 may apply for a second year.More scholarship opportunities can be found here. Read More


USMH celebrates scholarship funds virtually at Feaste at Yuletide

Posted: 07 December 2020

(Hagerstown, Md.) -- The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) hosted their annual Feaste at Yuletide virtually to celebrate raising funds for scholarships with help from generous sponsors.Executive Director Mark Halsey, announced that local businesses, individuals and foundations... Read More


Hours of Operation beginning Nov. 16

Posted: 16 November 2020

Hours of Operation from November 16th, 2020 through January 3rd, 2021November 16th-24th: Open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. No weekend hours.Thanksgiving holiday: All USMH buildings close at 5:00 p.m. on November 24th and will reopen at 8:00 a.m. on November 30th.November 30th-... Read More


FSU Physician Assistant Students, Faculty to be on NBC "Today" Virtual Plaza Oct. 6

Posted: 05 October 2020

NBC's "TODAY" is scheduled to highlight the profession of physician assistant (PA) on Tuesday, Oct. 6, during its 8 a.m. hour. Students from Frostburg State University's PA program and its director, Dr. Beth Smolko, will be one of the groups slated to appear via a "Zoom Room" in TODAY's Virtual... Read More


University Spirit Run raises nearly $10,000 for scholarships

Posted: 29 September 2020

Hagerstown, Md, -- The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) hosted the second annual University Spirit Run virtually due to the ongoing pandemic.128 participants from across the country ran and walked to raise scholarship funds for students in programs at USMH. The participants, along... Read More


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