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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

Reopening Update

Posted: 18 August 2020

Please visit the USMH COVID-19 update page for information about reopening.

University Spirit Run Goes Virtual

Posted: 21 July 2020

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown will host the second annual University Spirit Run virtually during the weekend of Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th.Three distance options are available: 5K, 10K, or half marathon (13.1 miles). Participants can walk or run in the... Read More

A message from the Chancellor: Juneteenth

Posted: 18 June 2020

This Friday is Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery. It was June 19, 1865, that Union soldiers arrived in Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that the slaves were now free. It's vitally important to note that this was 2 1/2 years after the signing of the Emancipation... Read More

Universities offering programs at USMH plan for fall semester of hybrid in-person and remote instruction

Posted: 01 June 2020

Hagerstown, Md. - The University System of Maryland (USM) announced today that its institutions will welcome students back to campus this fall in a hybrid fashion, combining at least some on-campus, in-person instruction with remote learning.Over the next two weeks, each USMH institution, including... Read More