Top questions from the LPN to BS in Nursing webinar

Posted by Kelly Norris on September 16, 2019 at 2:40 PM

LPNs, if you missed our webinar, no worries. We've got you covered! Here's the video of the recorded webinar and a list of all the questions asked. And if you still have questions, just click on the "Speak to an advisor" button at the end of this post and get all of your questions answered.

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Topics: Programs, Webinars

Our Students: Christine Foote-Lucero, MSN,RN,CEN,SANE-A,SANE-P, '19

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on September 4, 2019 at 12:02 PM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's nursing programs? As part of the GCE Blog's "Our Students" series, we introduce Christine Foote-Lucero.  If you're interested in our M.S. in Nursing (Forensic) program sign up for our September 25 webinar to learn more. 

2019 graduate student leadership award recipient and spring 2019 graduate Christine Foote-Lucero has been a licensed registered nurse for 17 years and a Forensic Nurse Examiner (FNE) for the past decade at the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) in Aurora, Colorado. Her work puts her in direct contact with patients who have endured great trauma in the form of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and human trafficking.

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Topics: Programs, Our Students, Webinars

Learn how you can get your Forensic Nursing degree completely online

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 30, 2019 at 10:19 AM

Are you a registered nurse who wants to deal with the prevention, scientific investigation, and treatment of victims of trauma and/or death?

Do you want to be a vital part of the investigation and treatment of perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents? Then earn your Master of Science in Nursing (Forensic) online from one of the most widely respected graduate study programs in the country.

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Topics: Programs, Webinars

LPNs, ready to become an RN?

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 21, 2019 at 11:30 AM

You're already an outstanding LPN in your field, but are you ready for more?

Here are four main advantages to earning your BS in Nursing:
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Topics: Programs, Webinars

Our Faculty: Nicole Lajoie, BS, RN-BC, Nursing Coordinator

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on August 15, 2019 at 2:02 PM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's nursing programs? As part of the GCE Blog's "Our Faculty" series, we introduce Nicole Lajoie, BS, RN-BC, Nursing Coordinator.

What is your educational background, and what certifications do you have relevant to your program? I earned two associate degrees from Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) in Gardner, one is in general studies with a health track and my second is an associate degree in nursing. After graduating, I worked as a registered nurse for about a year in long-term care. I decided to go back for my bachelor's at Fitchburg State University, because I knew it would open up even more opportunities for career advancement.Register for our free webinar
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Topics: Programs, Our Faculty, Webinars

Music Teacher’s Methods Toolbox

Posted by Kelly Norris on August 8, 2019 at 10:37 AM

Are you a new or veteran music educator? Are you looking for a place to receive practical professional development that you can use right away in your classroom and as part of your music curriculum?  Are you looking for a place to share your ideas and hear other ideas you can implement in your music program? If you answered “YES” to any of these questions, then this new course offered through Graduate and Continuing Education at Fitchburg State is designed for you!

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Topics: Programs, General

Our Students: Carolyn Buckley '03,'22, M.Ed. in Education, 5-12

Posted by Marylyn Gainan on July 30, 2019 at 12:13 PM

Are you interested in Fitchburg State's education programs? As part of the GCE Blog's "Our Students" series, we introduce Carolyn Buckley and thank her for sharing this post about her experience in the M.Ed. in Education, 5-12 (initial licensure) degree program. If you're interested in our education programs, please come to our upcoming information session on August 6.

Tell us about yourself.

My name is Carolyn Buckley and I just finished my first year with cohort two in the M.Ed. in Education, 5-12 program.  I live in Greenfield, MA with my fiancé, Marcus, and two stepchildren, Trevor and Jacqueline, ages 15 and 13.  I love to read, play Tetris, and travel.  I am a sixth and seventh grade math teacher at Greenfield Commonwealth Virtual School.  Between working full-time and tutoring part-time, my family’s activities keep me busy.  Trevor plays football and runs both winter and spring track and Jackie plays soccer and is on the cheer squad.   My family is my biggest cheerleader; their support keeps me grounded and drives me to succeed. 

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Topics: Programs, Our Students

Our Students: Nydia Leger '22, M.Ed. Education, 5-12

Posted by Kelly Norris on July 15, 2019 at 10:52 AM

Tell us about yourself.

My name is Nydia Leger, and I am currently in my fifth
course of the M.Ed. in Education program at Fitchburg State University. I am blessed to be supported by my loving husband and daughter on this prominent educational journey. As the new school year approaches, I will begin my first year as an English Language Arts teacher for seventh grade. I am thrilled and eager to use what I have learned in my master's program in my very own classroom!
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Topics: Programs, Our Students

Watch one of our program webinars and save $50

Posted by Marylyn Gainan on June 28, 2019 at 3:33 PM

Are you interested in returning to school to complete your bachelor's degree or earn a master’s degree, but can’t find the time to come to campus or make a phone call during the work day? We’ve got you covered during webinar week!

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Topics: Events, Admissions, Webinars

5 questions you’re afraid to ask, but should!

Posted by Marylyn Gainan on June 17, 2019 at 12:54 PM

When advising students we often hear “If you don’t mind my asking”. Typically accompanying that statement are questions that students feel are embarrassing to ask and don’t want to bring up. As advisors we’re here to answer any and all questions you have, so of course we don’t mind your asking, we encourage you to ask as many questions as you want. The following are the top 5 questions you’re afraid to ask, but should be asking first!

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Topics: General, Advising