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Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) - AP Art & Design

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 22, 2022 at 3:34 PM

The Fitchburg State University Center for Professional StudiesAdvanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) first week is in full swing. 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: occupational education, vocational educators, Campus, Humanities

Around Campus - UBMS Dual Enrollment Program

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 21, 2022 at 3:30 PM

This summer more than 65 students from Fitchburg State's Early College, Upward Bound, and Upward Math and Science Programs are taking part in Dual Enrollment courses made possible by a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education's Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program.  Here students in Professor Kyle Anderson's Earth Systems Science Class take part in a lab exploring the principles of Oceanography. 

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, Admissions, Programs and Majors, Community

Around Campus - Music Faculty Rehearsal

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 20, 2022 at 5:30 PM

Two of our Music Department faculty, Jane Fiske (piano) and Amy McGlothlin (saxophone), rehearsed in our Kent Recital Hall this afternoon for an upcoming concert. The concert is part of the Old Deerfield Village Summer Concert Series and will take place on July 31  at 3 p.m. Learn more about the concert series, and how to attend, here.

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Topics: Meet the Faculty, Programs and Majors, Humanities

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - EVOC Training

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 20, 2022 at 11:45 AM

This week, the 5th Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC) is off campus for their Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC). This morning, students worked on braking.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Police Program

Around Campus - Snapology Summer Camp

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 19, 2022 at 3:15 PM

This week, Snapology is holding their Summer Camp Program here at on the Fitchburg State campus. Snapology is the premier partner for STEAM programs (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math), offering year-round programs in schools,  community facilities, homes and in their Discovery Centers. "Kids have so much fun in our classes and camp activities that they don’t even realize they’re learning STEM / STEAM  concepts."

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Topics: Community

Around Campus - Lowell H.S. Students Tour Campus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 18, 2022 at 11:17 AM

Senior Admissions Tour Guide Riley Hogan gives a tour to students visiting Fitchburg State University from Lowell High School.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, Admissions, Campus

Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) - AP English Literature

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 14, 2022 at 2:45 PM

The Fitchburg State University Center for Professional StudiesAdvanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) first week is in full swing. 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. Here, English Literature  Educators read and critique some writing samples to better hone their grading skills. 

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

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 11, 2022 at 4:03 PM

The Fitchburg State University Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) first week is in full swing. 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. Here, Biology Educators run through some AP experiments to bring to their own classrooms. 

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Topics: Programs, Center for Professional Studies, occupational education, vocational educators

Fitchburg State University Police Program ROC - Defensive Training 8

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 8, 2022 at 5:00 PM

It’s “Defensive Training Friday” for the 5th Fitchburg State University Police Program's Recruit Officer Course (ROC). This week, Week 8, the Recruit Officers learned cuffing techniques.

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Around Campus - Student Film Project

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 8, 2022 at 4:15 PM

Students Michael Brogdon and Kyrie Ou set the stage for their student film project this afternoon in the Conlon Fine Arts Center. Together they set the background, lights, camera, and check their setting s throughout. 

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