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Meet some ecostars

(left to right) Jenna Newlin, Angie Gonzalez, and Antonia Zais ride in a van on their way to a special project.
(Left to right) Jenna Newlin, Angie Gonzalez, and Antonia Zais ride in a van on their way to a special project.

Angie Gonzalez

TEAM LEADER

Major: Psychology
Minor: Spanish

“Why I think ECHOSTARS is such a great program is because you just get to meet amazing people. If you’re like me, coming into college without knowing anybody or having any friends, this is a great way to meet new people, get to know Frostburg, and see the beauty of the ‘burg.”

 

 

Antonia Zais serves at FSU’s Children’s Literature Center Annual Storybook Holiday where children and families get to meet children’s authors and enjoy a variety of holiday themed projects. Antonia Zais serves at FSU’s Children’s Literature Center Annual Storybook Holiday where children and families get to meet children’s authors and enjoy a variety of holiday themed projects.

Antonia Zais

TEAM LEADER

Major: Geography

“What I enjoy most about the ECHOSTARS is that you get to have so many fun experiences at site, special projects, and dorm life at Gray Hall. I have had the opportunity to meet some of my best friends through this program and being able to live with them and volunteer alongside them makes the experience so much more fun.”

 

 

 

 

Brian Momanyi participates in the Introduction to Higher Education Scavenger Hunt at the beginning of the fall semester to learn more about different offices on-campus.Brian Momanyi participates in the Introduction to Higher Education scavenger hunt at the beginning of the fall semester to learn more about different offices on-campus.

Brian Momanyi

TEAM LEADER

Major: Undecided

“First year students should join the ECHOSTARS program because it helps with time management and is a great stress reliever. And, also, it gives you an opportunity to be surrounded by a supportive community that shares the same goal as you.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Darious Brown serves at FSU’s Children’s Literature Center’s Annual Harry Potter Night where local children get to enjoy the magic of Harry Potter. Darious Brown serves at FSU’s Children’s Literature Center’s Annual Harry Potter Night where local children get to enjoy the magic of Harry Potter.

Darious Brown

RISING STAR

Majors: Criminal Justice/Low & Society and Secure Computing Information Assurance

“What I enjoy most about the program is just the diversity inside of it. There’s people with a variety of different skills that they can use to help others and people from different cultural backgrounds…it’s so interesting to me how people can help other people that they don’t even know.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maryam Dereje serves at the Salvation Army assisting children with homework, arts and crafts, and gym activities.Maryam Dereje serves at the Salvation Army assisting children with homework, arts and crafts, and gym activities.

Maryam Dereje

RISING STAR

Major: Early Childhood Education

“It’s an experience that you shouldn’t miss. Your first year is always your remarkable year. It’s your first year being independent, your first of year of being by yourself without your parents, without people that you grew up with…But, luckily, for ECHOSTARS you have a whole bunch of people. You have people looking out for you, you have people concerned for you…You’re going to be with people in the dorms that’s in the ECHOSTARS program so, trust me, you’re going to be close.”

 

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We are an AmeriCorps grantee and receive funds as part of their State and National Program as well as the Governor's Office on Service and Volunteerism 

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Upcoming dates:

Thursday, April 15 at 6 p.m.
Friday, April 16 at 2 p.m.
Wednesday, April 21 at 3 p.m.
Thursday, April 22 at 7 p.m.

 

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Contact ECHOSTARS

Ashley Daniels
Associate Director, Civic Engagement
amdaniels@frostburg.edu


Frostburg State University
Office of Civic Engagement
101 Braddock Road
231 Lane University Center
Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: 301-687-4210
Fax: 301-687-7049

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