Check out our new summer course: Communication Ethics

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on June 3, 2019 at 9:47 AM

Are you interested in ethics and theoretical approaches to communications within society? The new graduate course in the M.S. Applied Communication program, Communication Ethics, challenges students to consider the ethical and legal implications of real-world issues in the field of communication, and will be offered online through Graduate and Continuing Education this summer, 7/15/19 through 8/30/19.

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Meet Kathleen Craigen, Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator in GCE

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on May 30, 2019 at 12:57 PM

What is your educational background?
I have my BS in Human Services from Fitchburg State University. When I graduated Fitchburg High School in 2010, I began studying Animal Science at UMASS Amherst. After a year there, I transferred to Fitchburg State to study Secondary Education and Biology. After just one semester, however, I began working and studying at Mount Wachusett Community College (MWCC) as an AmeriCorps member. After receiving my AS in Human Services in 2014 from MWCC, I transferred back to Fitchburg State and received my BS in Human Services with a minor in Biology in May of 2015.

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Holocaust: What We Know Now

Posted by Kelly Norris on May 16, 2019 at 12:02 PM

More than half a century after the end of the Holocaust, we have learned much about the causes, organization, and terrible consequences of the genocide of European Jews, but a massive outpouring of research continues to add to and modify our knowledge of this event. 

This class focuses on the Holocaust and on making use of new findings, and integrates the latest research to provide students with the most recent knowledge to introduce current and emerging historical debates. The class will also discuss how we can apply this new information to build on past findings.

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Get started this summer on the path to becoming a school administrator

Posted by Marylyn Gainan on May 13, 2019 at 3:27 PM

If you are interested in becoming an effective school leader our Educational Leadership and Management (EDLM) programs can help you achieve this goal.  We have a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in both School Principal and Supervisor/Director, as well as a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS). Courses are now offered in 7-week terms, a low-residency hybrid model, with one or two Saturday meetings for select classes.

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Begin our new Social Media Concentration this summer with Social Media Theory

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on May 10, 2019 at 1:58 PM

Have you ever thought about the impact of media technologies and media practices on our social values, or how our media habits influence technology? Dr. Kyle Moody’s Social Media Theory course encourages students to explore the relationship between technology and society, among other related issues and theories, which will be offered online through Graduate and Continuing Education (GCE) during Summer Term A, 5/20/19 through 7/7/19.

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Topics: Programs, General, Webinars

Applied Communication, Social Media Webinar FAQs

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on May 9, 2019 at 4:21 PM

If you missed the Applied Communication, Social Media Concentration webinar, here's the video recording and a list of all the questions asked during the webinar. 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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Summer Institutes for Educators – New Housing Option at Fitchburg State

Posted by Kelly Norris on May 9, 2019 at 2:02 PM

If you are a teacher, you know how important it is to continuously update your skills and add to your knowledge base to be successful in the classroom. Taking summer courses is a great way to do this, and with our one and two-week summer institutes for teachers, it’s easier than ever. And now, for the first time, we are able to offer on-campus housing for students taking these accelerated courses, so you save the time you would have spent commuting, and can easily walk to class each day!

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FAQs for the Autism Spectrum Disorders and Behavior Analyst Webinar

Posted by Kelly Norris on May 8, 2019 at 12:22 PM

If you missed the webinar, here's the video recording and a list of all the questions asked during the webinar. 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.

 

 

Click on any of these options for more information:

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Forensic nursing - bridging the gap between health care and law enforcement

Posted by Kimberly McCoy-Blauser on May 2, 2019 at 1:01 PM

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
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Pursue a graduate degree in Applied Communication

Posted by Kelly Norris on April 24, 2019 at 10:53 AM

If you’re interested in a career in social media marketing, or gaining necessary skills for conceptualizing, designing and executing social media campaigns and community-impact projects, then the applied communication graduate program is for you.

Admissions is now accepting applications to the new online Master of Science in Applied Communication, Social Media concentration program for summer 2019 admission. The new program is 100% online and designed to meet rigorous academic and career training goals in line with the employment outlook for careers requiring a master’s degree in communication and media studies, and related disciplines.
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