7th Recruit Officer Class Comprehensive Exam

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 1, 2024 at 10:45 AM

Early in February, Criminal Justice Program Professor Michael S. McCutcheon helped the 7th  Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) review for their recruits officer class comprehensive exam, which they must pass it to be eligible for the Police Academy. All of our recruits passed and will be attending the Fitchburg State University Police Program Academy in May.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Health and Life Sciences Career Fair 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 29, 2024 at 6:15 PM

This afternoon, the university's Career Services and Advising Center sponsored a Health Sciences career fair in the Hammond Main Lounge. The program was open to all students in all majors, with a focus on positions in; nursingbiologychemistry, and exercise and sports science.

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Topics: Career Services, Health and Natural Sciences

Happy Leap Year Birthday Party!

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 29, 2024 at 3:45 PM

 This afternoon, Shane Franzen, Associate Director, Student Development
Commuter and Volunteer Affairs had the honorable title of Cake Cutter at the   Office of Student Development hosted Happy Leap Year Birthday Party - an event open to anyone as a way to say Happy Birthday to our Leap Year Community.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Around Campus - Ceramics 1

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 29, 2024 at 1:45 PM

Students in Andrea Olmstead's Ceramics class put some final touches on their projects  during ceramics class in Conlon Fine Arts. This course introduces students to the basic methods and techniques of designing and creating with clay as a medium. A variety of hand building and glazing techniques are introduced through the study of both sculptural and functional form. Learn more about our Fine Art Program here.

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Topics: Humanities, Fine Art

Engineering Program Guest Speaker

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 29, 2024 at 9:28 AM

Both faculty and students got a chance to learn from, and ask questions of Scott Richardson, AIA, LEEP AP, Principal, Co-Founder of Gorman Richardson Lewis Architects (GRLA) as part of the  Engineering Technology Department's  guest speaker series in Conlon Hall this morning.

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Topics: Health and Natural Sciences, Engineering Technology

Around Campus - Technical Theater; Lighting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 28, 2024 at 4:15 PM

Theater Technical  Director Jo Nazro, Fitchburg State University Industrial Technology/Technical Theater alum - sporting her old-school Fitchburg State College sweatshirt, starts with the basics of lighting with her Technical Theater students. Learn more about our Theater Concentration here

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Topics: Communications/Media, Theater Program

Around Campus - Therapy Dogs in the Falcon Hub

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 28, 2024 at 1:45 PM

Yesterday afternoon, the always popular therapy dogs paid a visit to campus.  Students got a little break from classes, tests and projects by spending a little time with Daisy, and Mok in the Falcon Hub. These therapy dogs were a welcome respite from the stress that comes with the semester's workload. Keep your eyes on University Events for future visits.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Around Campus - Human Services Internship Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 28, 2024 at 10:30 AM

Human Services Professor Kori Ryan met with current Human Services majors who are currently at internships to discuss how their internships are advancing. This monthly in-person meeting is just one of the many touchpoints throughout the semester that ensures the interns are getting the most out of their experience.

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Topics: Behavioral Sciences

Around Campus - Medical Microbiology Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 27, 2024 at 4:15 PM

Students in Biology and Chemistry Professor Dr. Sean Rollins' Medical Microbiology course performed various procedures in today's labs in the Antonucci Science Complex. The course serves as an introduction to the biology of major groups of micro-organisms including bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and fungi. Emphasis is placed on their relationship to man as agents of infectious diseases. In the laboratory principles and practices of aseptic techniques and diagnostic identification and culture of disease entities are explored.

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Topics: Health and Natural Sciences

Counseling Services - Kabobs with Rob

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 27, 2024 at 10:15 AM

Counseling Services held a Kabobs with Rob event in G-Lobby in the Hammond building yesterday afternoon. The event served as an opportunity for Director of Counseling Services Robert Hynes, Ph.D., LMHC to check in with students mid-way through the semester. Counseling Services strives to provide an inclusive space that honors the strengths, lived experience, and uniqueness of each individual. Our counselors provide services focused on wellness, growth, and self advocacy, in order to enhance your success at the university and in the larger community. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Community