Around Campus - Health and Fitness Class

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Exercise and Sports Science Professor Monica Maldari's Health and Fitness Class at our Recreation Center's Fitness Center.

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Topics: Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Health Sciences

Around Campus - Therapy Dogs

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 30, 2022 at 9:18 AM

Love was in the air yesterday in the Hammond Maine Lounge where four therapy dogs, including Fitchburg State University Police's own Odin, were on hand so students could take a stress break. Keep your eyes on University Events for future visits.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community

Counseling Services - Wellness and Relaxation Stations

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 29, 2022 at 2:19 PM

 Counseling Services offered an array of Wellness and Relaxation Stations in the Falcon Hub this afternoon. Stations included, adult coloring, inspirational & affirming phrases, relaxation exercises, healthy snacks and more!  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, Advising, Our Students, Community

ALFA - Before & After Emancipation: An Introduction to Fitchburg Abolitionist History

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 28, 2022 at 1:30 PM

This morning, participants in our Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA), a lifelong learning institute that serves adult learners in Fitchburg and the surrounding communities, gathered at Fitchburg's Abolitionist Park for Before & After Emancipation: An Introduction to Fitchburg Abolitionist History, with Dr. Danette Day. The course is designed for participants to learn about Fitchburg’s rich Abolitionist history and the people who made it; among the many people you will meet are Benjamin Snow Jr., Josiah Trask, Martin and Caroline Becker, and Caroline Briggs Mason. Also, learn more about prominent abolitionists such as William Lloyd Garrison, Angelina Grimke and Frederick Douglass. This morning, Fitchburg Ward 6 City Councilor Derrick Cruz stopped by and joined the discussion.

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Topics: Faculty, Center for Professional Studies, Community, Storytelling

CSA: Pumpkin Spice Up Your Resume

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 27, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Career Services and Advising (CSA) gave away free coffee, pumpkin treats, and tips to spice up your resume today on the G-Level of Hammond Hall. You can still submit your updated resume, by October 3 at 5 p.m., for a chance to win a fabulous fall gift basket!

CSA will be holding a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop in Hammond 214 this Thursday, September 29, from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Topics: Advising, Community, Career Services

New Major - Digital Media Innovation, BA/BS

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 27, 2022 at 7:55 AM

Fitchburg State University is launching a new bachelor’s degree in digital media innovation, preparing students for employment in continually evolving and intersecting fields including media/journalism, social media and content development.

The new, STEM-designated program has recently received final approval from the state Board of Higher Education.

The 33-credit major will explore digital media and how digital technology and computing are changing social and cultural systems in employment markets as new tools reshape industries across the globe.

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Topics: Student Experience, Programs and Majors, Communications/Media

Around Campus - Jazz Band Class

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 26, 2022 at 2:13 PM

Professor Amy McGlothlin's Jazz Band class in Conlon Fine Arts. Learn more about our Music Programs here.

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Around Campus - General Biology Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 23, 2022 at 1:46 PM

Students in Biology and Chemistry Professor Lisa Grimm's General Biology Lab work on an assignment in the Antonucci Science Complex.

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Topics: Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Health Sciences

First Amendment Speech Practice

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 22, 2022 at 12:15 PM

This morning, students in Professor Collin Syfert's Public Speaking Course practiced their first amendment speeches on the steps of Edgery Hall as part of the Fitchburg State University Constitution Day 2022 celebration.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Campus

The New York Times bestselling author, and Fitchburg State University Alum, R.A. Salvatore '81, '91 on Campus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 22, 2022 at 11:45 AM

Yesterday, The New York Times bestselling author, and Fitchburg State University Alum, R.A. Salvatore '81, '91 spent the day here on campus. While here on campus, he monitored Professor Les Nelken's Virtual Reality Development, shortly after, he spoke with two classes; The Global Middle Ages, and Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writing. After a luncheon and tour of the campus, the visit ended with "The Future of Storytelling" a discussion on literary and storytelling concepts co-moderated by English Studies Professor Frank Mabee, and Communications Media Professor J.J. Sylvia IV.

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Topics: Student Experience, AlumNEWS, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Alumni, Communications/Media