Spotlight Online | September 18, 2017

Travel back in time with us this week; meet Ben Franklin in the Library on Monday between 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM where you can take a selfie or pick up a pocket-sized U.S. Constitution. Then on Wednesday, bring your friends and a white t-shirt to Delta Zeta, Iota Phi Theta and Pi Lambda Phi's Elimination of Prejudice: Power of Color Walk at the Clock Tower at 6 PM.

Monday Grab a selfie with Ben Franklin, celebrate Constitution Day in the Lewis J. Ort library from 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM .

Tuesday take a break to relax and catch up on assignments!

Wednesday Get colorful at the Elimination of Prejudice: Power of Color Walk

Thursday Learn to Tango

Friday Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

Saturday & Sunday Enjoy the weekend!

Ask me how to get involved,
Jetun Reeves I SpotlightOnline Coordinator
In the Spotlight
Pictured left to right: Amber Ketterman, Colin Downey, Megan Dignan, Marcus Freeman, Misty Schurg and Stephanie Hutter-Thomas. Not pictured: Josh Mallow
Meet the new Student and Community Involvement staff
by Rose Gause, Social Marketing Team writer
Frostburg State University’s Student and Community Involvement (SCI) welcomes seven new professional staff members this semester. Marcus Freeman and Megan Dignan are current graduate students. Joshua Mallow is a current undergraduate student. Stephanie Hutter-Thomas , Misty Schurg , and Amber Ketterman are FSU alum and Colin Downey is a new member of the FSU family. Each of the newly hired staff members holds a unique position and contributes to the success of SCI.

Under Armour Creative Director
Shawn King hopes to motivate student organizations
Student organization presidents and representatives invited

LEAD , a student organization who works to inspire leadership among Frostburg State students has invited Shawn King, Director of Design - Campus Planning and Development at Under Armour to present on September 23 from 12-5 PM in the Lane University Center Atkinson Room. Student organization presidents and an additional representative are invited to attend this workshop where King hopes to motivate students to collaborate to achieve success. King holds a B.S. in Environmental Design from Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

A Linkedin colleague, Carol Copeland said this about King, “Shawn is an incredible design talent that has the keen ability to inspire and motivate others. He has a way of creating a collaborative work environment that results in the development of unique solutions to challenging problems that always exceed client’s expectations. His leadership, strong creative vision and concise presenting skills make him an invaluable leader and mentor. It's is always a joy to work with him.”

Two additional speakers, Eric Day, a high school football and lacrosse coach will speak about how to critique events in order to improve event quality. Closing speaker, James Kirk, President of Frostburg State University Student Government Association, will gather ideas from the floor about solutions to common campus organization issues and help find conscensus.

Micah Hunter-Goskie, President of LEAD says, “The goal of the forum is to encourage organizations to collaborate with one another, not only to have better and broader ideas, but to have better attendance at events. The end goal is to find a common problem of organizations and brainstorm solutions to benefit all.”

The forum is limited student organization presidents and one representative and has a cap of 80 students. RSVPs will be honored on a first come, first serve basis. RSVP here by September 19.

For more information on LEAD visit their profile on Bobcat Connect!
Video Recap:
Cirque du Burg
Video by Bennie Watson
Social Marketing Team Videographer

A Columbia Artists Production
Direct From Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tango Buenos Aires
The Spirit of Argentina
Sponsored by Peter and Iris Halmos
Family Foundation

SUNDAY, SEPT. 24 at 7:30 PM
Drama Theatre, Pealer Center

Tango Buenos Aires is celebrated for impeccable technique, dramatic flourish, sultry elegance and – above all – authentic interpretations of the Argentine tango. Since its origins in the 19th-century barrios of Buenos Aires, the tango has been embraced as one of the world’s most enthralling dance forms. Each movement tells a tale of seduction, with flashing feet, spectacular dives and passionate coupling.

CES Ambassador/Advocate/EncoreAdult $20
CES Friend $25
FSU Staff/Military $22.90
FSU Student $10.00
Russian String Orchestra
Formerly Chamber Orchestra Kremlin
Misha Rachelvsky, Music Director

Saturday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 PM
Pealer Recital Hall, Pealer Center

A glorious program of classical music is in store when Moscow’s finest young string ensemble, the Russian String Orchestra, brings its trademark virtuosity, high energy and warmth to the Pealer Recital Hall. The program includes Gioacchino Rossini’s playful  Sonata for Strings, written by the composer at the young age of 12; Sergey Prokofiev’s vibrant  Visions Fugitives, Opus 22; and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s sweeping  Serenade for Strings, Opus 48.

CES Ambassador/Advocate/EncoreAdult $20
CES Friend $25
FSU Staff/Military $22.90
FSU Student $10.00

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Civic Engagement
Share your thoughts on the FSU Democracy Wall using #FSUDemocracyWall
Topic: Keep or repeal DACA?
Frostburg State University’s Digital Democracy Wall is an interactive outlet for the FSU community (students, faculty, staff and community members) to post their individual perspectives and spark conversations about current local, national, and global civic issues. By engaging in discussion and thoughtful reflection, the FSU community will become more engaged in the democratic process while increasing communication, knowledge, and multiple perspectives to diverse audiences. The focus and spirit of this wall is to encourage open, thoughtful, and respectful discussion and share innovative ideas and paths to social change. 

Frostburg 101
Photos by Laura Gore
Student Activities and Greek Life
Elimination of Prejudice: Power of Color Walk
 September 20, 2017 at 6 PM
Clock Tower Quad

Wear a white t-shirt and bring your friends out for Delta Zeta, Iota Phi Theta and Pi Lambda Phi's annual Color Run that weaves through campus. This event promotes the elimination of hate and prejudice. The event is open to the public, but sign up is required. Sign up at a table in Lane.

For more information, contact Vaughn Heflin.
Explore SOAR
Student organization leaders wanted
The Office of Student Activities and Greek Life will facilitate training sessions for student organization leaders, which will occur throughout the semester. The Student Organization & Advising Resources (SOAR) agenda includes information regarding the following topics: policies and procedures, marketing techniques, event planning skills, leadership development, and the opportunity to collaborate with other organizations of campus.

Expectations Student Organization officers and recommended student leaders will be enrolled into the SOAR to success series curriculum throughout the Spring Semester. It is recommended that students that are enrolled into the curriculum be able to attend all workshops and complete all requirements.

Save These Dates
  • Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2017
  • Saturday, October 7, 2017
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2017
  • Wednesday, November 15, 2017
  • Wednesday, November 29, 2017
  • Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Each workshop will be held in
LUC 108 from 7 - 8:30 PM

Participants will be able to:
  • Receive credit for their SOAR curriculum on their experiential transcript
  • Receive up to $300 towards registration to a conference.
  • Be entered for a chance to win $500 toward an event for their FSU recognized organization.

For more information, contact Robert Cooper
Sorority Bid Day
Photos by Joe Ogunsanya, Jr.
Marketing and Design
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Lobby Tables
Digital Signage
Social Marketing Team Meeting
Tuesday, September 19 at 6:30 PM
Lane University Center 111

Currently, the Social Marketing Team is not hiring, but we will have positions open in December for photographers, videographers and graphic designers. If you are interested in applying in late November, you are encouraged to attend a meeting this semester to learn more about what the Social Marketing Team does.
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Student Organization Events 9/18-24
Monday 9/18
Colleges Against Cancer • 5 PM
Lane University Center 109

Constitution Day • 11:30 AM
Lewis J. Ort Library
2nd Floor Exhibit Area

UPC Meeting • 6 PM
Lane University Center 108

United In Christ Bible Study • 7 PM
Lewis J Ort. Library 237

Salvation and Praise Bible Study • 7 PM
Lane University Center 113

Tuesday 9/19
BURG Peer Ed Network
Wellness Games: Bingo • 6 PM
Lane University Center 113

 Paparazzi Perfect Tryouts • 8 PM
Gunter Hall 208

Wildlife Society Meeting • 6:30 PM
Compton Science Center

Social Marketing Team Meeting • 6:30 PM
Lane University Center 111

Wednesday 9/20
BURG Peer Education Network
Wellness Games: Jeopardy • 6 PM
Lane University Center 108

Black Student Alliance General Body Meeting • 7 PM
Lane University Center 111

Power of Color Walk: Elimination of Prejudice • 6 PM
Clock Tower Quad
Thursday 9/21
Burg Peer Education Network
Wellness Games: Family Feud 7 PM
Lane University Center 113

Burg Peer Education Network
Gener al Body Meeting • 6 PM
Compton Science Center 224

Global Business Club Meeting • 3:30 PM
Frampton Hall 341

Paparazzi Perfect Modeling Group • 8 PM
Gunter Hall 208

SGA Meeting • 7 PM
Lane University Center 111

Student Members of the American Chemical Society Meeting • 4 PM
Compton Science 327

Spectrum Meeting • 5:15 PM
Lewis J. Ort Library 327

Friday 9/22
Rosh Hashanah • 5:45 PM
Lewis J. Ort Library 237

Saturday 9/23

Sunday 9/24

Student Organizations 
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