Student and Community Involvement's Guide to Events and Opportunities
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 Your Guide to Events & Opportunities at FSU September 21 - October 5, 2009 
In This Issue
This week in photos
Name on Rice
Paul Loeb
Regina Carter & Sara Evans
Greek Life

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

EchoStars serve up some delicious chili
EchoStars serve up some delicious chili at the Frostburg Block Party

Delta Zeta
Delta Zeta doing their "bake sale' thing at Frostburg Block Party

Putting up fence around the Lane University Center
National Rent-A-Fence surrounded the Lane University Center with fence in preparation for its upcoming renovation

Greek Picnic
Enjoying a picnic

African Student Association

 Student Activities

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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
23 > MEN AND WOMEN ALLIES TRAINING, 5-10pm, Cordts PE Center, Leake Room, FREE
26 > UPC Off Campus Trip: RENNAISSANCE FESTIVAL, 8am-8pm, $10, Tickets go on sale 9/16 at LUC Info Desk
27 > WATERSTREET  CONCERT, 4pm, Upper Quad (Rainsite: LUC ARMAH), FREE
28 > ROADTRIP NATION, 9, 10, 11, 1, 2, 3pm, 201 LUC, FREE
29 > FALL CONVOCATION, 3:30pm, PAC Pealer Recital Hall, FREE
30-1 > BIOMEDICAL SCREENINGS, 8am-Noon, PE Center, Leake Room, FREE for students
1 > SCOTT COLE, 7pm,  PE Center, Main Arena, FREE

Family, Friends Frostburg! Connecting the Community

2 > THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, 7:30pm, PAC F. Perry Smith Studio Theatre, $
2 > INNOVATIVE JUGGLER! featuring Greg Kennedy, 8pm, LUC ARMAH, FREE
2 > Disney & Pixar's "UP!," 10pm, 201 LUC, FREE
3 > PASSPORT FSU, 10:30am, Various locations, FREE
3 > FAMILY CARNIVAL, 1-4pm, Upper Quad, FREE
3 > THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940, 2pm & 7:30pm, PAC F. Perry Smith Studio Theatre, $
3 > Disney & Pixar's "UP!," 2 &4pm, 201 LUC, FREE
3 > FROSTBURG ARTS WALK, 5-8pm, Main Street Frostburg, FREE
3 > SARA EVANS IN CONCERT, 8pm, PE Cordts Center, Main Arena FREE
4 > "BARE EYE ASTRONOMY," 4pm & 7pm, 302 Tawes Hall Planetarium, FREE
4 > Disney & Pixar's "UP!," 2 &4pm, 201 LUC, FREE


Legend: ARMAH - Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall, CES - Cultural Events Series, LUC -  Lane University Center, PAC - Performing Arts Center, UPC - University Programming Council,
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Creation Station:Name on Rice
Sponsored by University Programming Council

Wednesday, September 23 ~ 10am-2pm
Lane University Center Lobby


Come have your name etched on a grain of rice and transformed into a necklace or bracelet.

RennFest Tickets

Sponsored by FSU University Programming Council

Get off campus, go RennFest

UPC Off-Campus Trip

Saturday, September 26 ~ Bus leaves at 8am
PAC Parking Lot
FSU Students with ID - $10

The region's premier outdoor event and the second largest Renaissance Festival in the country. Since the Festival's first season as a ramshackle village in 1977, the event has matured into a large theme show with more than 1,300 participants and 280,000 guests per season.

Get your ticket now at the Lane University Center Information Desk

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
Josh HumelsineMeet your SGA President
Josh Humelsine

Hello, my name is Joshua Humelsine and I am the Student Government Association Presient. I am majoring in accounting with a minor in business administration and have been involved in SGA for the past 2 years. I am very involved on campus as well as being part of a national fraternity and Greek honors society. I first got involved with SGA my sophomore year when I attended a meeting. I immediately took an interest in the amount of leadership I witnessed. This inspired me to want to make a difference on campus. Being involved in SGA has opened many doors for me and will continue to do so in the future. I will conclude with saying I will  miss all the people in SGA when I graduate because we all have formed close bonds with one another and they will all be greatly missed.

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& 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.

Get your Safe-Ride home

SGA sponsored iniative to give students safe transportation home from local events. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings. Call 301-687-RIDE for your ride from 10pm-2:30pm. Registered student organizations can earn a stipend for working with SAFE-RIDE. To register to work, contact Jessica O'Dell

For more info about Student Government Association, contact Kathi Perkins
301.687.4304 I 222 Lane University Center

 Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement
Paul LoebPaul Loeb
Exploring citizen involvement & leadership

Tuesday, September 22  ~ 7:30 pm

PAC Pealer Recital Hall

Paul Loeb's campus visits combine the themes of his last two books, The Impossible Will Take a Little While and Soul of a Citizen, with his earlier study of the values of current students, Generation at the Crossroads. Drawing on these books and 35 years of exploring citizen involvement, he focuses on how ordinary citizens and students in particular can make their voices heard and actions count in a time when we're told neither matter. He talks of how people get involved in larger community issues and what stops them from getting involved; how they burn out in exhaustion or maintain their commitment for the long haul; how involvement can give them a sense of connection and purpose rare in purely personal life. Students from a wide variety of backgrounds and worldviews really seem to appreciate this encouragement, saying that his words give them a new sense of possibility, hope, and faith in their own power to act.

Men and Women Allies Training

Wednesday, September 23 ~ 5-10pm
Cordts PE Center, Leake Room

The Men and Women as Allies Initiative was started as a way to bring about social change and a commitment to help communities identify and develop their own responses to domestic violence, bullying and workplace violence.

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

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"Reverse Thread"
Get ready to swing with a world-class jazz violinist

Thursday, October 1 ~ 7:30 pm
Lane University Center, Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall

A native of Detroit,  Regina Carter's early musical influences were from Motown. Those soulful R&B rhythms have been paired with her classical training to give a fresh approach to playing the violin. Carter has brought her talent to recordings for such artists as Faith Evans, Elliot Sharp and Mary J. Blige. She also lent her musical expertise to the score of the Ken Burns documentary "The Civil War." With her quintet, Carter performs a concert
of classical and newer works, flawlessly transitioning between traditional chamber jazz and finger-snapping, straight-up swing.

Dinner plus a Concert! 5:30 PM
Enjoy an absolutely spectacular evening of dinner and music. The Supper
Club provides you with a special table with preferred seating for Regina
Carter's performance and your choice of a specially designed meal
featuring one of two entrées - Chicken Cacciatore or Eggplant Parmesan.

Arts Outreach: Regina Carter Quintet Educational Jazz Session
October 1 ~ 4:30 PM

Ms. Carter and her supporting musicians present an interactive educational outreach session in which she discusses jazz and her experiences working as a professional musician.

"Regina Carter creates music that is wonderfully listenable, probingly intelligent and, at times, breathtakingly daring... taking the listener into the future of jazz." - Time Magazine

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Saturday, October 3 ~ 8:00 PM

Cordts PE Center, Main Arena

Country music singing-sensation Sara Evans will grace the CES stage in a special Family Weekend concert. A multiple County Music Association award winner, Evans was named Female Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Country Music in 2006. A native of Boonville, Mo. (who began singing in her family's band at age 5), Evans has experienced popular and chart-topping success since releasing her debut album over a decade ago. Her signature songs "Born to Fly," "A Real Fine Place to Start" and "No Place That Far" (a duet with Vince Gill) have all become modern country music classics and have been
praised by both fans and music critics. Evans' "compelling heart-in-thethroat vocals" are continually compared to those of country music legends Loretta Lynn, Tammy Wynette and Patsy Cline. She continues to branch out professionally and was named one of "People" magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People" and appeared on the third season of the hit ABC TV show "Dancing with the Stars." Every Sara Evans concert promises an unforgettable night of emotional and "on-your-feet" country music.

Regina Carter's "Reverse Thread" Thread"
Thursday, October 1 ~  7:30 pm ~
$ Tickets Required
Performing Arts Center, Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall

Sara Evans in Concert
Saturday, October 2 ~ 8:00 pm ~ $ Tickets Required
Cordts PE Center, Main Arena

Maryland Symphony Orchestra
Friday, October 9 ~ 8:00 pm ~ $ Tickets Required

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 Iota Phi Theta Week
September 20-25th

Be on the look-out for educational and social events sponsored by Iota Phi theta Fraternity.

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.

New Member Education Program Showcase Table
Monday, September 21 & Tuesday, September 22
Lane University Center Lobby

"Haze The Movie" from the Gordie Foundation
Wednesday, September 23 ~ 7pm
Lane University Center, Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall

Open Forum and Open Discussion
Thursday September 24 ~ 7pm
Location TBA

Meet the Women of Alpha Sigma Alpha

Monday September 28, 2009 ~ October 11, 2009
213 Lane University Center

A representative from the National Sorority Alpha Sigma Alpha will be in the Lane University Center to answer any questions you may have about this new colonizing National Sorority or visit them online.

What Does it Mean to Wear Greek Letters?

September 30, 2009 ~ 6:30pm
Dunkle Hall 218


Come learn what it means to be a member of a National Greek Organization.  Learn what organizations are really the Greek organizations at Frostburg State University.   

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

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Cultural Events Series

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Value: $50

If you've read this far, make sure you enter to win tickets to Sara Evans in Concert on Saturday, October 2 at 8 pm.

Drawing: October 1, 2009

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Last Chance to Enter 10/1/09 at Noon.