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Health Services: More Than Just Flu Shots

Posted by Matt Serafini on March 6, 2018 at 3:45 PM

Flu season may be ending but there are plenty of reasons to take advantage of Health Services on campus. 

Your physical health and well-being are the cornerstones of your success, and our professional staff can assist you in a number of ways to ensure quality, confidential medical care.

Health Services will also coordinate ongoing care with your primary care provider if needed. 

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Topics: Student Experience

Why You Should Attend A Fitchburg State Open House

Posted by Matt Serafini on October 27, 2017 at 11:50 AM

Every fall we host Open House events for prospective students. These campus visits are the best way for you to experience what life at Fitchburg State is all about. 

It’s about finding the right fit

Everyone should feel a sense of belonging at their school of choice. The Open House is a great way to come to campus and see how Fitchburg State feels to you. 

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Homecoming Weekend 2017 (September 22–24)

Posted by Matt Serafini on September 15, 2017 at 10:41 AM

Once a Falcon, always a Falcon

Enjoy food, football, and fireworks as we hold our 2017 Homecoming Weekend, Friday, September 22 through Sunday, September 24.

It’s two days to celebrate your Falcon pride, reconnect with old friends, and make new memories at what will always be your university.

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Summer Orientation 2016 Schedule

Posted by Matt Serafini on June 20, 2016 at 9:29 AM

Our summer orientation has two remaining sessions, with each session lasting for two days.

Session III runs June 20 & 21 and Session IV runs June 22 & 23.

Below is the two day orientation schedule.

Official check-in starts at 8:00 a.m., but feel free to arrive any time after 7:00 a.m. Checking in covers registration with the Office of Student Development (OSD), and also Housing, Parking, Food, and the One Card.

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New Course Offering: Climate Change and Human History

Posted by Matt Serafini on March 18, 2016 at 11:13 AM

How did climate change affect the rise of the Homo Sapiens? Why did people start to farm? Why did the Vikings die out in Greenland? How are humans remaking climate change today? 

These questions, and many others, will be addressed in an upcoming course offered in our Fall 2016 semester. Today, we're excited to tell you a little more about it.   

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Topics: Programs

Faculty Profile: Natalie Karagodsky, Biology and Chemistry Department

Posted by Matt Serafini on January 12, 2016 at 4:20 PM

Our "Meet the Faculty" blog series kicks off 2016 with an introduction to Dr. Natalie Karagodsky from our Biology and Chemistry Department. Dr. Karagodsky is relatively new to Fitchburg State, having joined our faculty last fall, and we want to give you the opportunity to know her a little better. 

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Faculty Profile: Katharine Covino, English Studies

Posted by Matt Serafini on October 9, 2015 at 11:38 AM

Fitchburg State Univeristy welcomed a host of new faculty to campus at the start of the 2015 fall semester, and today we're happy to introduce you to one of our most recent additions. Our ongoing "Meet the Faculty" series presents Dr. Katharine Covino from our English Studies department.

Tell us where you completed your academic studies.

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Topics: Faculty

Welcome Freshmen! Your 2015 Orientation Guide

Posted by Matt Serafini on August 27, 2015 at 3:22 PM

As the fall semester begins, Fitchburg State welcomes our students back to campus for the start of another academic year.

It’s great to have everyone back, but today we extend a special courtesy to our freshman students who are about to take their first Falcon steps.

The first two days of September are jam packed with events for you, and this guide will provide a little more information about them.

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Faculty Profile: Jon Amakawa, Game Design Program, Communications Media

Posted by Matt Serafini on May 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Fitchburg State University's Game Design program has seen a lot of success in the relatively short time it's been offered. Our continuing "Meet the Faculty" series is happy to introduce Jon Amakawa, from Communications Media.  

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Topics: Faculty, Meet the Faculty

May 2015 Undergraduate Graduation Checklist

Posted by Matt Serafini on April 15, 2015 at 12:14 PM

If you’re participating in the undergraduate graduation ceremony on May 16, 2015, here’s a checklist to help ensure you have everything you need ahead of the ceremony.

Any student who has completed the requirements for degree conferral is eligible to participate.

Students who’ve been approved by the Registrar to take part in the ceremony without fulfilling all of their graduation requirements can also walk on May 16.

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Topics: General