Upward Bound - 35 Years at Fitchburg State University

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 19, 2024 at 10:15 AM

Last night, Upward Bound staff, students, families, and the Fitchburg State University community gathered to Celebrate 35 years of Upward Bound  Math and Science Summer Program at Fitchburg State University. The celebration kicked off with a raucous, and crowd pleasing performance by  featuring the Imperial Lion Dance Team followed by a gathering at the Antonucci Science Complex lawn.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community, Education Program

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - Speed Measurement; Lidar

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 18, 2024 at 11:00 AM

Sgt. Salis of the Natick Police Department brought our Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) recruits out to the McKay School parking lot for a hands-on lesson in the use of lidar speed tracking. Lidar, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distances) to the Earth.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) - AP Arts & Design, Studio Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 17, 2024 at 2:48 PM

Fitchburg State University Center for Professional StudiesAdvanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI)  AP Studio Art Summer Institute for new and experienced teachers of AP explore the 3D Art and Design, 2D Art and Design and Drawing portfolios. Studio sessions facilitate the creation of valuable curricula through corresponding art making.

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Topics: Center for Professional Studies, Humanities, Fine Art

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - Field Speed Measurement

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 16, 2024 at 3:30 PM

This afternoon, Sgt. Salis of the Natick Police Department brought our Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) recruits out of the classroom to test their speed measurement skills against radar and lidar tracking.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - Speed Measurement Class

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 15, 2024 at 3:45 PM

Sgt. Salis of the Natick Police Department began conducting a three-day Speed Measurement course for recruits in the Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC).

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) - AP Biology, Transpiration

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 15, 2024 at 12:51 PM

The Fitchburg State University Center for Professional StudiesAdvanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) week began this morning. In the AP Biology track, High School Teachers are conducting a week long transpiration experiment. The APSI are designed to support all aspects of AP courses, including AP methodology, curriculum, class assignments and examinations as well as providing strategies for teaching AP courses. Art & Design Educators spent the week long program in a combination of lecture, projects, and discussion to improve their teaching skills. 

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Topics: Center for Professional Studies, Health and Natural Sciences

University Hosts MA Department of Correction's 335th Graduation Ceremony

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 15, 2024 at 12:01 PM

This afternoon, members of law enforcement, and the MA Department of Correction celebrated the 335th Recruit Training Class graduation in our Weston Auditorium. Keynote speakers Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Undersecretary Andrew Peck and Hampden County Sheriff's Office Sheriff Nick Cocchi provided words of wisdom, gratitude, and congratulations to the newest members of the MA Department of Correction family. 

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Topics: Community, Criminal Justice

University Hosts MA Department of Correction's 335th Graduation - Rehearsal

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 12, 2024 at 10:38 AM

This morning, members of law enforcement, and the MA Department of Correction performed a walk through rehearsal for the graduation ceremony for their 335th Recruit Training Class which the university is hosting in our Weston Auditorium.

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Topics: Community, Criminal Justice

Arts in the Community - Gallery Marquee

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 11, 2024 at 4:45 PM

Gallery Marquee is committed to making art accessible to diverse artists and audiences. This exhibition, entitled CrossCurrents, celebrates the strength and variety of artwork recently created by students at Fitchburg State University and three of our regional high schools. The show features about 60 artworks encompassing a range of artistic media, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, and mixed-media art. The public is invited to view the exhibition, free of charge, throughout the summer during our regular gallery hours. Gallery Summer Hours: Thursdays from 12 - 7 p.m. & Saturdays from 12 - 4 p.m.

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Topics: Community, Theater Block, Humanities, Fine Art

Around Campus - Concert Duo Rehearsal

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 11, 2024 at 1:49 PM

One of our Music Department faculty, Jane Fiske and alum Cynthia Schilling rehearsed in Weston Auditorium this afternoon for an upcoming concert. The concert entitled The Fiske – Shilling Piano Duo is part of the Old Deerfield Village Summer Concert Series and will take place on July 28  at 3 p.m. Learn more about the concert series, and how to attend, here.

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Topics: Humanities, Music Programs