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

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 15, 2024 at 11:58 AM

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

ALFA 20th Anniversary Celebration

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 22, 2024 at 2:45 PM

Our Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA) program celebrated it's  20th Anniversary with a celebration in the Falcon Hub. Associate Dean, 
School of Graduate, Online, and Continuing Education Dr. Lisa Moison and University President Dr. Richard Lapidus welcomed guests to the event. The celebration included a lunch buffet with the bluesy folk fusion of five-piece band Tattoo, awards and recognitions followed by a mini-sampling of current ALFA courses led by our community instructors.  performance by Tattoo   There is also a Community Gallery installation at the Fitchburg Art Museum through May 27. ALFA is a lifelong learning institute that serves adult learners in Fitchburg and the surrounding communities.

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Topics: Center for Professional Studies, Community, Fitchburg Art Museum

128th Commencement Exercises - Graduate Ceremony

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 17, 2024 at 12:40 PM

Fitchburg State celebrated its 128th commencement exercises, graduate ceremony, on Thursday, May 16, 2024. The ceremony includes remarks from President Richard S. Lapidus as well as a speech by Master of Science in computer science recipient Ali Raza, the Spring 2024 recipient of the Graduate Student Leadership Award. Learn more about Ali, and the Graduate Commencement here.

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Topics: Events, Commencement, Graduate Programs

International Student Orientation - Spring Semester 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 12, 2024 at 3:00 PM

Director of International Education Nelly Wadsworth, and Assistant Director of Study Abroad Nicole Salerno welcomed this semester's cohort of International students at their orientation in the Hammond Maine Lounge. Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Franca Barricelli welcomed students before a day full of information sessions, including a panel of current international students.

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Winter Commencement 2023

Posted by Andy Cunningham on December 28, 2023 at 12:49 PM

Fitchburg State University held the winter ceremony of its 127th commencement exercises at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22 in the campus Athletics and Recreation Center, 130 North St.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community, Commencement

MS in Applied Communication Information Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 28, 2023 at 1:45 PM

Communications Media Professor Kyle Moody hosted an information session, along with fellow Communications Media Professors J.J. Sylvia IV and Randy Howe remotely, to discuss the MS in Applied Communication with students interested in perusing an advanced degree. 

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Topics: Information Session, Programs and Majors, Communications/Media, Graduate Programs

ALFA - Ukulele: Further Adventures

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 28, 2023 at 10:58 AM

Paul Luria teaches and eager group pf ukulele enthusiasts for our Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA) program. Paul led the group in some seasonal selections as well as potential choices to play at the upcoming 20th Anniversary ALFA Art Show, May 22, 2024.  ALFA, a lifelong learning institute that serves adult learners in Fitchburg and the surrounding communities.

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Topics: Center for Professional Studies, Community, Education Program

Career Services and Advising Center - Graduate Education Exploration Fair

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 1, 2023 at 6:30 PM

This afternoon, the Career Services and Advising Center held an  Exploration Fair in the Hammond Main Lounge.  Fitchburg State University's School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education (SGOCE) along with local university's graduate school programs, provided this as opportunity for schools to meet the talented students at Fitchburg State University, and connect with potential graduate students. This was an opportunity for our students to learn about graduate school programs, and receive information about the application process.

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Topics: Events, Information Session, Programs and Majors, Graduate Programs

International Student Orientation 2023

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 31, 2023 at 5:45 PM

After a brief Get to Know You activity, and an introduction by Director of International Education Nelly Wadsworth,  President Lapidus, along with Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Franca Barricelli welcomed our newest cohort of International students at their orientation in the Hammond Maine Lounge.

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Topics: Student Experience, International Education, Admissions, Community, International Admissions

Center for Professional Studies' Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI) - AP US Government & Politics

Posted by Andy Cunningham on July 24, 2023 at 10:21 AM

Last week, the Fitchburg State University Center for Professional Studies' held week one of their Advanced Placement Summer Institutes (APSI). One of the courses, US Government and Politics, offered for the new and experienced teachers who wanted to learn how to teach the new AP course that recently went into effect.

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