Summer Orientation Session 2 - Meet with Chairs & Faculty

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 14, 2024 at 10:30 AM

Our newest Falcons had breakfast with Deans, Department Chairs, and faculty at the Holmes Dining Common this morning. This gave these first year students a chance to go over their schedules, and learn more about their chosen majors before they chose their classes for the upcoming semester.

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Topics: Admissions, Academic Affairs

Summer Orientation Session 2 - Afternoon Break

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 13, 2024 at 4:30 PM

After a morning full of information sessions and Icebreaker activities, our newest Falcons made their way to the quad for a much needed break before even more activities. They got the opportunity to unwind, make connections, meet with Coaches, grab a gigantic Chartwells cookie, or just relax.

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Topics: Admissions, Community, Campus

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 2, Opportunities & Outcomes

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 13, 2024 at 3:30 PM

The second session of our Summer Orientation 2024 continued with an Opportunities & Outcomes session, where both parents and students learned what a Fitchburg State University experience and education offers. After a rousing rendition of the Cupid Shuffle,  Associate Dean for Student Development Michael Kennedy served as moderator for a panel made up of current students and alumni who answered questions about their own experiences and successes as Fitchburg State University Falcons. Orientation Leaders performed skits during "breaks in the action."

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Topics: Student Experience, Admissions, Information Session

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 2, Welcome to Fitchburg State University

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 13, 2024 at 12:15 PM

We are excited to welcome our Incoming students for the second of three sessions of our Summer Orientation 2024 this morning. After ID photos and some general "housekeeping", and meeting up, our newest Falcons made their way to Weston Auditorium where they received boisterous welcome remarks from Associate Dean for Student Development Michael Kennedy, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Franca Barricelli, and Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless. After the introduction of our Orientation Leaders, groups ventured out to the quad for some ice breaker activities, then off to a day full of information sessions and activities.

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Topics: Admissions, Information Session

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - ALEC Training

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 12, 2024 at 1:39 PM

Today, the 7th Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC), received ALEC (Autism and Law Enforcement Education Coalition) from Officer G.  Candow. ALEC is a training program taught by police officers and fire fighters who have children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). These first responders share their personal experiences about ASD to help educate other first responders on how to better serve all citizens. Officer Candow has traveled all over the country teaching officers about ASD.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 1, Recap

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 11, 2024 at 8:00 PM

The first of three sessions of our Summer Orientation 2024 is in the books, here's a look back.

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Topics: Admissions

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 1, Scheduling Classes

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 11, 2024 at 12:34 PM

After breakfast, where our newest Falcons met with Department Chairs and faculty they made their way to the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library. Here, with the help of 
registrar's office staff, academic affairs staff, Department Chairs, and faculty, they put together their class schedules for the upcoming fall semester.

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Topics: Admissions, Information Session

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 1, Information Sessions

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 11, 2024 at 10:15 AM

Our newest Falcons, along with their families & friends, viewed multiple presentations and information sessions today as part of our Summer Orientation 2024. Presentations from Commuter Affairs, Capital Planning & Maintenance, Chartwells Dining Service and Housing and Residential Services, among others, all designed to ease the students into their new home here at Fitchburg State University. 

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Topics: Admissions, Information Session

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - Motor Vehicle Law

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 10, 2024 at 6:45 PM

The 7th Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC)  class began their motor vehicle law training today at the McKay Campus School.

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Topics: Police Program, Criminal Justice

Summer Orientation 2024 - Session 1, Opportunities & Outcomes

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 10, 2024 at 1:31 PM

The first session of our Summer Orientation 2024 continued with an Opportunities & Outcomes session, where both parents and students learned what a Fitchburg State University experience and education offers.  Associate Dean for Student Development Michael Kennedy served as moderator for a panel made up of current students and alumni who answered questions about their own experiences and successes as Fitchburg State University Falcons. Orientation Leaders performed skits during "breaks in the action."

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Topics: Student Experience, Admissions, Information Session