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Autumn Brode
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Cultural Events Series

Mary Jane Plummer
Donna Briner

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Susan Manger

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Lane University Center

Rob Webber

Austin Huot

Asst. Director of Lane University Center
Karen Reidler
Reservation Specialist
Judy Abbott
Information Center Manager


& Civic Engagement

Patrick O'Brien
Assistant Director
Lisa Clark

Director of A STAR! in Western Maryland

Jeff Sellers

National Service Coordinator

Richard Sours

AmeriCorp VOICE Member

Student Activities

& Greek Life

Robert Cooper
Jamie Winters
Assistant Director
Sarah Smith
Program Assistant

Student Government Association 

Kathi Perkins
Administrative Assistant, SGA

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 February 18 - 25, 2010 


Now you know how to greet people in Serbian.   

UPC is introducing a NEW and EXCITING program called "Paws After Dark"! This program was started to help provide opportunities for students on the weekends. We kicked off "Paws After Dark" last Friday and it was a great success with over 200 students in attendance.  "Paws After Dark" starts at 8:00 pm and doesn't finish until 1:00 am to give you time to enjoy the Lane University Center like never before! "Paws After Dark" offers great fun with featured films, game room excitement, tournaments, and FREE FOOD!
Our goal is to try it again on the following dates and work with other organizations so that we can increase our numbers:
  • Friday, February 25
  • Friday, March 4
  • Friday, April 1
  • Friday, May 6

Like to go shopping? Well here's your chance to explore the Georgetown Shopping District on Saturday, March 12 and shop 'til you drop in some of the best stores in the world. Stores including Coach, Diesel, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Lucky Brand Blue Jeans, The North Face, Ralph Lauren, Apple Store, True Religion Brand Jeans, and Victoria's Secret
Purchase your tickets starting on Friday, February 25, 2011. Tickets are on sale beginning at 9:00 am at the Lane University Center Info Center on Friday and it will be FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE!

Robert Cooper
Director of Student Activities
February 18 - 25, 2011

02/22 UPC International Film: Mexico Nora's Way, 7:00 PM, LUC 111

02/25 UPC Georgetown Trip Ticket Sale, 9:00 AM, LUC Info Desk

02/26 Deep Creek Dunk, 12:00 PM Noon, Deep Creek Lake behind Uno's Restaurant




02/25 UPC Feature Film: Burlesque, 8:00 PM & 10:00 PM, LUC 111
02/25 UPC The Buddy Showdown, 9:00 PM, LUC 232 Atkinson Room
02/25 UPC Call of Duty: Black Ops Tournament, 9:00 PM, LUC Game Room
02/25 UPC Karaoke, 9:00 PM, LUC Lounge
02/25 UPC Craft Corner: Key Chains, 9:00 PM, LUC Lounge  

02/26 UPC Feature Film: Burlesque
, 8:00 PM,
LUC 111


BSA - Black Student Alliance CPC - College Panhellenic Council  
UPC - University Programming Council

More events and opportunities...

Student Activites


UPC International Film:  Nora's Will  Nora's Will

Tuesday February 22, 2011
7:00 PM 
Lane University Center 111
This story begins when Jose finds out that Nora, the woman he'd been married to for 30 years and then divorced, has committed suicide. The rabbi explains to Jose that due to the celebration of the Passover festivities, together with a few other factors, if Nora is not buried that same day, they will have to wait almost five days to be able to carry out the burial. It turns out that before she died, Nora devised a Machiavellian plan in order for him to take care of her funeral. But she missed something, a mysterious photograph left under the bed will lead to an unexpected outcome which will remind us that sometimes the greatest love stories are hidden in the smallest places.

UPC Georgetown Trip Ticket Sale

Friday, February 25, 2011 

9:00 AM

Lane University Center Info Desk

Tickets: $15


Purchase your tickets today for an exciting trip to Georgetown! Tickets are $15 and can be picked up at the Lane University Center Info Desk starting on Friday, February 25, 2011. UPC is sponsoring this trip to Georgetown to allow students to SHOP TIL THEY DROP which will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2011. The bus to Georgetown will be leaving at 9:00AM from the Performing Arts Center and be getting back around 11:30PM. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET SOON!  


UPC Feature Film: Burlesque  

Friday & Saturday February 25-26, 2011Burlesque

Friday: 8:00 PM & 10:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 PM

LUC 111 

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue.

View our videos on YouTube Watch the Official Burlesque Trailer by clicking the YOU TUBE icon.
UPC Buddy Showdown
Friday February 25, 2011
buddy showdown
9:00 PM
Lane University Center Atkinson Room

How well do you really know your so-called "FRIEND"? The Buddy Showdown is a test of true friendship. Your friends either know you or they don't! The game is set up to ask game contestants a series of questions and the game contestants will then have 10 seconds to answer. The first team that reaches the allotted amount of points will then move on to the next round. Teams will also have 3 mistakes per round after you have reached those 3, YOUR TEAM WILL BE ELIMINATED!   

UPC Call of Duty: Black Ops Tournament
Black Ops
Friday February 25, 2011
9:00 PM
Lane University Center Game Room

Think that your the best when it comes to playing Black Ops? Test your skills with the skills of every other student on campus that think that they are the best! The winner of the tournament will win a PRIZE when they proves that they are the best. 

UPC Karaoke Night

Friday February 25, 2011
9:00 PM
Lane University Center Lounge

Do you think that you have an AMAZING voice or at least think that you do?  UPC is giving you a shot at fame! Impress everyone with your talented voice or just come hang out and have a good time with your friends with UPC's Karaoke Night.

UPC Craft Corner: Key Chains
Friday February 25, 2011
9:00 PM
Lane University Center Lounge


Make a key chain for you or for that special someone. 

Deep Creek Dunk   
Saturday February 26, 2011 Deep Creek Dunk
12:00 PM 
Deep Creek Lake

We invite you to BE COOL and do the Dunk alongside the rare breed of thousands of Maryland Dunkers who dare to bare it all each year for the inspirational athletes who represent Special Olympics Maryland!


For just $50 in pledges, Dunk participants take a quick dip behind Uno's Bar and Grill in Deep Creek MD to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland, the state's largest year round organization devoted to sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The event is free to spectators, and Dunkers receive a commemorative sweatshirt, lunch courtesy of Uno Chicago Bar & Grill, group color photo, and the great feeling of freezing your "fur" off for a truly worthy cause!


Register @ 12 Noon, Dunk at 2 pm


  For more information about Student Activities, contact:
Robert Cooper, Director of Student Activities & Greek Life
205 Lane University Center

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Cultural Events Series  
Glass Menagerie
Walnut Street Theatre Presents
  Tennessee Williams'

"The Glass Menagerie"


Tuesday March 8, 2011
7:30 PM  

Drama Theatre, Performing Arts Center

 Tickets:  Adult - $22
Under 17 - $15

FSU Employee - $15
FSU Student - $3

The scene is a small apartment in 1937 St. Louis - the home of Amanda Wingfield and her two children - Tom, an aspiring poet and shoe factory worker, and Laura, a painfully shy girl who wears a brace on her leg and spends her free time playing with her small glass animal collection. Amanda is Laura's mother and a former Southern belle, who, since her husband left her (he was a "telephone man who fell in love with long distance"), has been obsessed with finding an appropriate "gentlemen caller" for her fragile daughter. The overbearing mother elicits the help of her irresponsible, dreamer son in hopes of making her own dreams come true. With its haunting memory-style narration and heartbreaking characters, "The Glass Menagerie" is one of Tennessee Williams' first and most adored plays. The Walnut Street Theatre's riveting new production of this piece of classic American theatre coincides with the centennial of the playwright's birth.

"Yes, I have tricks in my pocket, I have things up my sleeve. But I am the opposite of a stage magician. He gives you illusion that has the appearance of truth. I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion." 
- Tom Wingfield, "The Glass Menagerie"

Hotel accommodations sponsored by Braddock Best Western.



 Celtic Crossroads  

Sunday, March 13, 2011
7:30 PM
Mt Ridge High School
  Tickets:  Adult - $22
Under 17 - $15
FSU Employee - $15
FSU Student - $3

It's time to take the stereotypes of traditional Celtic music and toss them aside. Celtic Crossroads revitalizes traditional Irish music and takes it to the next level. The name Celtic Crossroads stems from a time in Ireland when neighboring communities met at crossroads between towns and villages to socialize before the pub tradition began. Blending a mix of inventive arrangements and bass-driven grooves with traditional Irish acoustic music, the Celtic Crossroads performance travels to new territory. Seven musicians play over 20 instruments (including whistles, harps, fiddles, banjos, mandolins, accordions, drums and others) to present Irish tunes influenced by other musical styles, including European gypsy, North American bluegrass, classical and jazz. Celtic Crossroads presents Irish music like never before, set to do to Irish music what Riverdance has done to Irish dance.


"Without a doubt, the most exciting music show to come out of Ireland in decades,"

- Frank McNamara, originator of The Irish Tenors


For more information about Cultural Events Series, contact:
Mary Jane Plummer, Director of Cultural Events Series


204 Lane University Center

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Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Business hours may be extended for approved late night events. The student body will be notified of these events and changes to regular building hours via postings in the Lane University Center and/ or an announcement through email.



Suesquhana Bank Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00 am-1:00 pm, 1:30 pm-3:00 pm



Monday-Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday 8:00 am - 4:15 pm



Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Monday-Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm



Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm



Appalachian Station Hours:

Monday-Thursday 8:30 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday Closed

Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Java City Hours

Monday-Thursday 7:45 am - 8:00 pm

Friday 7:45 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday & Sunday Closed


Meal Equivalency Hours  

Monday - Thursday  

Breakfast: 8:30 am - 10:30 am   

Late Lunch: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm  

Dinner: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Breakfast: 8:30 am - 10:30 am  

Late Lunch: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Monday-Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm


For more information about Lane University Center, contact:
Robert Webber, Director of Lane University Center


205 Lane University Center 


 Student Government Association 
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Important Information for the 2011 Spring

SGA Elections! 

Positions available are: 

8 On-Campus Senators  

8 Off-Campus Senators  

6 At Large Senators

1 Transfer Senator


Vice President  



   In order to run for office:  

  1. Senators must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 and Executives must have a minimum of a 2.3
  2. You can run for a Senate position but you cannot run for President, Vice President or Treasurer if you graduate in December.
  3. Executives must have at least one semester's experience within the University Governance System at Frostburg State University 


Petitioning begins Friday, February 18, 2011


Petitioners are required to submit their completed petition forms to the SGA Office, Lane University Center 223, no later than

12:00 Noon, Friday February 25, 2011



In order to petition for candidacy:

  1. Senate candidates must obtain 50 signatures
  2. Executives must obtain 200 Signatures
  3. Executive and Senate position must submit 250 signatures


Campaigning begins Monday, February 28, 2011-Monday 7, 2011


Actual Elections will be held on:
Tuesday, March 8, 2011-Thursday, March 10, 2011

SGA Meetings

All meetings are at 7:30 PM
Lane University Center 232

Thursday, February 3, 2011
February 17, 2011
March 3, 2011
March 10, 2011
*March 31, 2011
*April 14, 2011
May 5, 2011

*Denotes that the meeting will take place in Lane University Center 111

General meeting open to all FSU students

Leadership & Civic Engagement  


Special Olympics Maryland Winter Games  

Monday & Tuesday, February 28 & March 1, 2011

Whitetail Resort - Mercersburg, PA 


Volunteers are needed!!!!  

Opportunities for those that ski/snowboard and for those that don't.


To volunteer please contact the Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement at 301-687-4210 or 


All Volunteers must go through a short training. We will be holding one at FSU on Wednesday, February 23rd at 6:00 PM in Pullen Hall 107. If you cannot make the training please contact our office to set up an additional time.




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Saturday, March 5, 2011

On the Beach at Rocky Gap State Park


To sign up to plunge contact the Office of Leadership & Civic Engagement at 301.687.4210 or 


You don't have to plunge to attend. Come out to support your fellow students and community members as they raise money for a great cause.


Food and Festivities for All!



Relay for Life Meetings

Tuesdays at 6:00 PM

LUC 109



Relay for Life meetings will be held every Tuesday to give information to all Relay for Life student representatives in order to raise and volunteer more than every before!



Earn $ tutoring local kids!

Read to Succeed! is seeking volunteers to tutor K-8 students in reading and math during the Spring 2011 semesters.  Read To Succeed! is a decade-old service learning project directed by the Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement.  RTS! offers FSU students and community members the opportunity to tutor students as little as one night a week and, in turn, offer tri-state elementary and middle school students FREE math and literacy tutoring.  With 4 nights of tutoring at FSU Pullen Hall 149 and 1 night of tutoring at the South Cumberland Library, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in the community, gain important teaching experience, secure hours for service learning projects in your major, and potentially earn $10 per hour through work study.   It's a great experience and resume builder!  Training included. Everyone is welcome, though applicants should check with the Financial Aid office for Federal Work Study eligibility (call 301.687.4301). This is a great opportunity for Education and Social Work majors to earn service hours.  Training workshops will be held. If you are interested and/or would like more information, please contact the Program Coordinator anytime during the semester or stop by the Braddock House and see us anytime!


Curtis Tompkins, Read to Succeed Program Coordinator, 301.687.4191


For more information about

Office of Leadership and Civic Engagement, contact: 

Patrick O'Brien, Assistant Director of Leadership and Civic Engagement
Braddock House


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Greek Life


Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity


Sigma Alpha Epsilon (ΣΑΕ, also SAE) is a North American Greek-letter social college fraternity founded at the University of Alabama on March 9, 1856. Of all existing national social fraternities today, Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the only one founded in the Antebellum South. Its national headquarters, the Levere Memorial Temple, was established on the campus of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois in 1929.


Sigma Alpha Epsilon is the largest college fraternity by total initiates, with more than 300,000 initiated members and more than 12,000 undergraduates at 300 chapters in 49 states and provinces at present.  The creed of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, The True Gentleman, must be memorized and recited by all prospective members. New members receive a copy of The Phoenix, the manual of Sigma Alpha Epsilon, for educational development. 



 Any comments or questions, please call or email Steven Dittmer

Cell: 240-538-2321   


Sigma Alpha Epsilon - Official Website 


For more information about Greek Life, contact:
Jamie Winters, Asst. Director of Student Activities & Greek Life

209 Lane University Center