Around Campus - Finals Grab and Go with CDI

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 10, 2022 at 8:04 AM

To support our students during finals, our Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness is holding Finals Grab and Go - six days with opportunities to grab a treat and relax in the office, and take a break from finals. Monday Grab and Go was a French Fry Bar.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community

New City and University Partnership Establishes Pathways for Future Educators, May 6, 2022

Posted by Matthew Bruun on May 9, 2022 at 1:45 PM

A newly expanded partnership between Fitchburg State University and the Fitchburg Public Schools is designed to increase the number of teacher candidates who are representative of the local community demographics, with a mixture of scholarship and experiential support and guaranteed jobs with the school district following completion of their college degrees.

Fitchburg State President Richard S. Lapidus and Fitchburg Public Schools Superintendent Robert M. Jokela signed the new memorandum of agreement for the pathway program on Thursday, May 5.

“Since our founding in 1894, Fitchburg State has been supporting our communities by preparing highly qualified educators for schools in Massachusetts and beyond,” President Lapidus said. “This partnership builds on that history, supporting the evolving needs of our communities while creating singular opportunities for Fitchburg State students.”

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Topics: Preparing for College, Events, Programs and Majors, Community

Around Campus - Finals Grab and Go with CDI

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 9, 2022 at 11:34 AM

To support our students during finals, our Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness is holding Finals Grab and Go - six days with opportunities to grab a treat and relax in the office, and take a break from finals. Friday was an Cookie Decorating. This week' grab and goes include a French fry bar, and popcorn with assorted seasonings.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community

Around Campus - 16mm Film Editing

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 6, 2022 at 2:37 PM

Students in Professor Robert Harris' Film Styles Genres & Movements course put the final touches on the 16mm film. The course blends theoretical and historical concepts associated with a selected genre, style or movement within a production course setting. Students study a selected genre, style or movement, and then, in groups, produce a short film or digital video, based within the historical and/or theoretical framework that the class has studied. Learn more about our film studies here.

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Topics: Student Experience, Programs and Majors, Storytelling

Around Campus - Finals Grab and Go with CDI

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 6, 2022 at 9:19 AM

To support our students during finals, our Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness is holding Finals Grab and Go - six days with opportunities to grab a treat and relax in the office, and take a break from finals. Yesterday was an Ice Cream Social with make your own sundaes. Future grab and goes include a French fry bar, and popcorn with assorted seasonings. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community

First Day of Finals - Hot Dogs & Ice Cream

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 5, 2022 at 3:13 PM

As students embark on their first day of final exams, the Office of Student Development set up a grill and gave away hot dogs to mark the day. Not to be outdone, Counseling Services offered ice cream sundaes. Check out the photos!

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Staff, Community, Campus

Around Campus - Staff Appreciation, May 4, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Today at the North Street Bistro was the fourth, and last, Staff Appreciation event which was held simultaneously at the McKay Café. Staff were treated to a beverage, and a snack, with their tickets entered into a prize raffle.

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Topics: Faculty, Events, Staff

Around Campus - Philanthropy & "Phun"

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2022 at 2:46 PM

Housing and Residential Services held it's 1st Annual Lighten Your Load event in the Falcon Hub. Students were asked to donate any items that they may not want to bring back home; clothing that they won't wear but someone else may, or any non-perishable food items that they don't plan on eating before the end of the semester. With games,  snacks, drinks, and a DJ for  entertainment, students were eager to help out. Anyone who donated were entered into a raffle for a $50.00 Amazon gift card.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Community

Around Campus - Engineering Technology Students' Project Competition Award Winners

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2022 at 8:16 AM

Engineering Technology Department Chair, Dr. Nirajan Mani, award prizes and certificates to the winners of the Engineering Technology Project Competition yesterday afternoon. Awardees were; Winner: Elijah Hill for "Exploring the application of Thermally Modified Lumber in the United States Construction Industry", 1st Runner Up: Jaime Avalos, & Michael Gonzalez for "Self-Watering Plant", and 2nd Runner Up: Cameron Sousa for  "Potential Public Safety Threat within a Smart Building." Congratulations to the winners and all the students who participated.

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Topics: Our Students, Programs and Majors

Around Campus - Study Abroad Fair

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

Tables were set up outside the North Street Bistro and Falcon Hub for today's Study Abroad Fair. Students, faculty, and staff set up and were available to discuss their experience in taking advantage of our Study Abroad Program. Nursing students, who recently returned from a 10-day trip to Costa Rica, where they practiced public health, were eager to highlight this trip and it's positive impact on their educational journey here at Fitchburg State University. Get more information here. Like the sign says, "The World Awaits."

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