Student and Community Involvement's Guide to Events and Opportunities
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 Your Guide to Events & Opportunities at FSU September 7-21, 2009 
In This Issue
This week in photos
Wear Bobcat Red!
SGA is calling all senators
Chili & pepper eating contests
Ensemble Galelei and Jean Ritchie and Sons
Prevent hazing

Quick Links

This Week in Photos
Dave Knotts
Sara Mathews and Dave Knotts take time out from Laser Tag

TKE getting ready to ride the mechanical bull
A TKE brother gettng ready to ride the mechanical bull at First Night Frostburg

Riding the Mechanical Bull
Rob Webber sliding his way through Laser TagRob Webber sliding his way through laser tag.

SAI hams it up for the cam!
SAI is all smiles

 Student Activities


8 > BURG BBQ, 10am-3pm, Lower Quad, FREE
8 > UPC General Board Meeting, 7pm, 202 LUC, All are Welcome!
8 > Delta Zeta RED, WHITE, & BLUE NIGHT, 8pm, 53 Broadway, FREE
8 > Alpha Sigma Tau RECRUITMENT, 9pm, PE Center Leake Room, FREE
8 > Kappa Beta Gamma RECRUITMENT, 7pm, LUC ARMAH, FREE
8 > Phi Mu (formerly KTE) RECRUITMENT, 8pm, 101 Dunkle, FREE
9 > Frostburg BLOCK PARTY, 6-10pm, Main Street, Frostburg, FREE
9 > FSU's CLIMATE ACTION PLAN Open House Presentation, 10am-4:30pm, 201 Lane University Center, FREE
10 > Kappa Beta Gamma BID DAY, 7pm, LUC 201, FREE
11 > BURG BASH, 9pm-2am, LUC ARMAH, FREE
11 > BODY MAPPING, 7pm, Stephanie Ann Roper Gallery, Fine Arts, FREE
11-13 > UPC Feature Film, STAR TREK, Rated R, 201 LUC, Atkinson Room, FREE
13> "BLUE-WHITE BALL AND PALE GREY DOT," 4pm & 7pm, 302 Tawes Hall Planetarium, FREE
13 > CES Ensemble Galelei "UNIVERSE OF DREAMS," PAC, $
14 > College Panhellenic & UPC sponsored SEX SIGNALS, 8-9:30pm, LUC ARMAH, FREE
15 > DELTA ZETA and PI LAMBDA PHI BENEFIT CONCERT, 8pm, LUC ARMAH, Donations Accepted benefit  March of Dimes and the YMCA
16 >  MONSTER COLLEGE ADVANTAGE, 3 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:30 pm, LUC ARMAH, FREE
17 > PLAYRIGHTS, 7:30 pm, Performing Arts Center, FREE
19 > 4th ANNUAL APPALACHIAN FESTIVAL, 10 am -  6 pm, Upper Quad, FREE
19 > JEAN RITCHIE & SONS, 7:30 pm, Palace Theatre, Frostburg, $
20 > "BLUE-WHITE BALL AND PALE GREY DOT," 4pm & 7pm, 302 Tawes Hall Planetarium, FREE
22 > PAUL LOEB LECTURE, 7:30 pm - 9 pm, PAC Recital Hall, FREE
23 > UPC Creation Station: NAME ON RICE, 10am-2pm, LUC Lobby, FREE
26 > UPC Off Campus Trip: RENNAISSANCE FESTIVAL, 8am-8pm, $10, Tickets go on sale 9/16 at LUC Info Desk

Legend: ARMAH - Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall, CES - Cultural Events Series, LUC -  Lane University Center, PAC - Performing Arts Center, UPC - University Programming Council,
The Real Life Funny Sort of Improv Show
about Sex and Relationships

Sponsored by Greek Life, University Programming Council
and Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement

Monday, September 14 ~ 8:00 pm - FREE
Lane University Center, Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall

"Sex Signals" is a smart, compelling way to introduce college students to thinking about sexual and relationship decision making. They present the ideas humorously yet powerfully, creating a dialogue with their audience that is unparalleled! The performers take risks to make students laugh and help students learn, and the combination is fantastic! We're having them back to perform three shows during our Freshman Orientation.

Susan Marine, Director of Sexual Assault Prevention & Response, Harvard University

Wear Bobcat Red! First Football Game

Football: FSU vs. Washington - Jefferson

Saturday, September 12 ~ 7:00 pm
Bobcat Field

The FSU Bobcat Cheerleaders are requesting all of the FSU students, staff and faculty that are attending the game to wear red to the first football game of the season. Come out and support your Bobcats!

Visit FSU Athletics online!

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For more info, contact Robert Cooper, Director of Student Activities
301.687.4049 I 237 Lane University Center
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 Student Government Association
Looking for senators
Calling all students: SGA wants you

SGA meets every other Thursday
Thursday, September 17 ~ 7:30 pm
201 Lane University Center

SGA serves as the voice of the student body.  The functions of SGA are:  To express constituents' opinions on university affairs as the Student Senate deems appropriate and necessary; to budget and allocate student activity fees; to appoint students to university committees as required; to develop and coordinate services and activities for the benefit of the student body; to facilitate cooperation and communication among students, faculty, staff, administration and others; and to ensure the rights and responsibilities of students in accordance with the Joint Statement of Rights and Responsibilities of Students.

SGA has open positions
3 On campus; 1 Off campus; 1 At large; 2 Freshmen; 1 Transfer; 1 Non-traditional. Interviews for Senate Positions will be held Tuesday, Sept. 8.  If interested, contact Kathi Perkins at 301.687.4304 or stop in the SGA Office at LUC 222 to make your appointment.

Free Washington Post & USA Today newspapers every weekday

SGA provides Washington Post and USA Today weekday editions free of charge in paper machines located around campus.  Use your ID to operate the machine and get your FREE copy.

For more info, contact Kathi Perkins
301.687.4304 I 222 Lane University Center

 Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement
ChiliHungry? Check out the Chili Eating Contest
Echostars serve up chili from over 10 area restaurants

Wednesday, September 9
6-10 pm ~ FREE

Main Street, Frostburg

The ECHOSTARS will be serving at the Frostburg Block Party on September 9 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. Members will be helping run this year's Chili Cook off. Come see the ECHOSTARS and taste different Chili made by over ten restaurants in the area and decide which is best.

Daring? Enter the Pepper Eating Contest

While you're there, if you're brave enough, pick up an entry form for this year's pepper eating contest. But hurry, there are only 40 slots available!!

cashNeed some spending money?
Van Drivers Needed

Van Drivers are Needed for this year's ECHOSTARS and Read to Succeed Programs. If you are interested in driving for OLCE contact Karin Tedesco at 301.687.4210. All drivers must be van certified and have no points on their license.

Story Tellers
The Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement in partnership with the Appalachian Festival will be having Appalachian Story Tellers on campus on Saturday September 19 during the Appalachian Festival. Come here about the rich heritage of our unique community and enjoy a day at the Appalachian Festival.

Read to SucceedVolunteer with Read to Succeed

Read to Succeed is still looking for dedicated students to help tutor and mentor local youth. Site starts on September 7 at the FSU and Cumberland Libraries.

If you are interested in becoming a tutor please contact Curtis Thompkins at 301.687.4191 or download an application.

For more info, contact Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement
301.687.4210 I The Braddock House at 20 Braddock Road
Open M-F 8am-4:30pm

 Cultural Events Series

Ensemble GaleleiEnsemble Galelei: "Universe of Dreams"
Multimedia Masterpiece X Celtic Music

Sunday, September 13 ~ 7:30 pm
Performing Arts Center, Pealer Recital Hall

Combining music, poetry and breathtaking visuals, Ensemble Galilei's "Universe of Dreams" has been described as a "multimedia masterpiece." The renowned Celtic/Early Music crossover group has teamed up with Neal Conan, host of the popular NPR program "Talk of the Nation," to present a show that creates the perfect union between sight and sound. While Ensemble Galilei performs its rich repertoire of early Scottish and Irish folk tunes, Conan recites classic and newer works about the stars and the heavens from such authors as Stanley Kunitz, Jim Harrison and William Shakespeare. The music and words serve as a backdrop as a large projection screen features amazing celestial images captured from the Hubble Telescope. The result is a powerful, and sometimes spiritual, event.

"The players, each a soloist in her own right, blended perfectly with the historic ambiance of the church and captivated the audience from opening to encore." - The Ventura Star

Jean Ritchie and Sons
Jean Ritchie and Sons

Saturday, September 19 ~ 8:00 PM

Palace Theatre, Main Street, Frostburg

Experience the rich, meaningful music of the Kentucky mountains, as folk music sensation Jean Ritchie and Sons perform as part of FSU's Appalachian Festival. For over 50 years, Ritchie has been a major presence in American folk music. An outstanding composer, author and folklorist, Ritchie's songs have been recorded by such artists as Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris and Linda Ronstadt. Often referred to as "The Mother of Folk," Ritchie tours with her two sons, Peter and Jonathan Pickow, and performs ballads from her Scottish, Irish and English ancestry; the songs and hymns of her childhood in Viper, Kentucky; and original works she has penned from her years as a performer and social activist.

"One of the finest traditional folksingers we have in the United States today."
- The New York Times

Ensemble Galelei "Universe of Dreams"
Sunday, September 13 ~ 7:30 pm ~
$ Tickets Required
Performing Arts Center, Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall

Appalachian Festival - Jean Ritchie and Sons
Saturday, September 19 ~ 8:00 pm ~ $ Tickets Required
Palace Theatre, Main Street, Frostburg

For more info, contact Cultural Events Series
301.687.3137 I 235 Lane University Center
Lane University Center Box Office open M-F 9am-5pm, Sat. 1-6pm
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 Greek Life
Greek Life National Greek
Hazing Prevention Week

September 21-25, 2009

National Hazing Prevention Week is observed on campuses and within organizations each year during the last week of September each year.

Here at FSU,  Greek organizations signing of anti-hazing pledges and planning programs throughout the week. More info to come.

Learn more here...

For more info, contact Jamie Winters
301.687.7398 I 213 Lane University Center

Contact Info

Frostburg State University

Student & Community Involvement
101 Braddock Road, Frostburg, MD 21532-2303
301.687.4411 I Robert Cooper I Director of Student Activities


Renn Fest

If you've read this far, make sure you enter to win tickets
to the Maryland Renaissance Festival Trip
on Saturday, September 26. The bus departs the
Performing Arts Center parking lot at 8 am
and returns at 10 pm.

Drawing: September 18, 2009

Visit our new and improved website

Last Chance to Enter 09/18/09 at Noon.