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Visions 2024 - Alumni Panel & Gallery Opening

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 25, 2024 at 9:30 AM

This year's Visions, a juried honors exhibit of the Communications Media Department, opened with an Alumni Panel in the Ellis White White Lecture Hall. This lively discussion was followed by The Gallery Opening, Game Design Showcase, Reception, and a Film & Video Screening in Weston Auditorium. Thank you to the alumni, jurors, Communications Media faculty, students, and staff. The Exhibit will run until June 30, 2024. 

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Topics: Events, Alumni, Communications/Media

ROTEL Book Launch Party

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 24, 2024 at 12:15 PM

Yesterday, the university celebrated the publication of Fitchburg State's first five ROTEL (Remixing Open Textbooks through an Equity Lens) textbooks, authored by faculty members Michael Hove (Psychological Science), Peter Staab (Mathematics), J.J. Sylvia IV (Communications Media) and Kisha Tracy (English Studies).

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Topics: Faculty

Greek Life - Sigma Sigma Sigma Teeter Totter-A-Thon

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 23, 2024 at 5:15 PM

This afternoon, members of Sigma Sigma Sigma were on the quad continuing their annual Teeter Totter-A-Thon. The sisters will teeter-totter for 36 hours to raise money for the March of Dimes. Learn more about Greek Life here.

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Topics: Greek Life

Spring Theater Production - Sneak Peak

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 23, 2024 at 1:31 PM

On Thursday, April 25 @ 7pm, the Communications Media Department will begin the run of  its Spring Theatrical production of Absurdist Alert! - Two one-act plays that point out the bizarre, delightful and surreal nature of life at the Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts in the McKay Complex at 67 Rindge Road. Admission is FREE and open to the public. Here, understudies took the stage presenting, “A Game,” written by Dennis E. Noble and directed by student Allison Thompson, and “The Zoo Story,” written by Edward Albee and directed by Theater Technical  Director Jo Nazro. Get more information, including schedule  here.

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Topics: Communications/Media, Theater Program

Take Back the Night 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 23, 2024 at 8:54 AM

Counseling Services and Fitchburg Anti-Violence Education (FAVE) held their annual Take Back the Night event last evening on the quad. Sexual and dating violence is an issue that affects so many, and is particularly pervasive on college campuses. Take Back the Night gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to take a stand against domestic, sexual, and dating violence by marching throughout campus and offering support and resources for survivors and those affected by sexual violence.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Around Campus - Anatomy II Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 22, 2024 at 3:01 PM

Students in Biology and Chemistry Professor John Ludlam's Anatomy II lab review for an upcoming exam in the Antonucci Science Complex.

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Topics: Health and Natural Sciences

Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi Induction

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Yesterday afternoon, Psychological Science students were inducted into the Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology in the Presidents Conference Room. Students must have least three semesters (45 credits) of college coursework, three semesters (45 credits) of college coursework, and least three courses (9 credits) in psychology at Fitchburg State University, including PSY 2100 Research Design and Analysis II. Students are eligible for induction if the following criteria are met:

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Programs and Majors, Psychological Science Program

Rindge Road Cleanup for Earth Day

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 19, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Earlier this week, members of the Outdoor Adventure Club and Honors Program, gathered outside the Antonucci Science Complex then proceeded to Rindge Road for a cleanup. The event was coordinated by  Biology Professor Christopher Picone, and Education Professor Danette Day pitched in with the clean up.

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Young Falcons Academy Week - Community Spanish Project

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 18, 2024 at 4:45 PM

Humanities Professor Karina Bautista, and students in her Intermediate Spanish course, hosted our Young Falcons this morning as part of her Community Spanish Project. This  collaboration focused on the importance of medical terminology. Professor Kevin McCarthy , along with a student from his Podcast course, recorded the session for an upcoming episode of Perseverantia: Fitchburg State University Podcast Network. The network features the voices, experiences, and educational and extra-curricular life of the university community. Learn about the network here, listen here.

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Topics: Community, Humanities, Communications/Media

Honors Convocation 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 18, 2024 at 4:19 PM

This afternoon, we capped off our day of celebrating our student's scholarly achievements at our annual Honors Convocation. A reception in the Antonucci Science Complex followed.

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Topics: Events, Community