Career Services and Advising (CSA) - Transfer Student Information Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 25, 2023 at 2:55 PM

Yesterday afternoon, Career Services and Advising (CSA) held a Transfer Student Information Session near their third floor office in the Hammond Building. The informal gathering was meant to catch students up on all of the services they have to utilize here at Fitchburg State University. Students got to mingle, get questions answered, grab a snack, and get some free swag.

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Topics: Advising, information session, Community, Career Services

Faculty Development Day

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 12, 2023 at 4:45 PM

Between opening remarks from Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Patricia Marshall, to an Institutional Finances Listening Session and Discussion with Jay Bry, Vice President for Finance and Administration, faculty got the chance to reconnect before the semester and attend various breakout sessions including; Care and the Disappearing Student, Fostering Inclusivity through Diverse, Equitable and Accessible Course Materials, and After Text Selection: Student Engagement with Reading and Course Materials.

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Topics: Advising, Our Faculty, information session

CSA - Career Champions Program

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 9, 2023 at 3:55 PM

Earlier today, Career Services and Advising (CSA) held their Career Champions program, which connects and engages faculty and staff who are actively assisting students in determining and reaching their career goals. The content of the program focused on building knowledge of career development theories, learning strategies to incorporate career learning into practice and creating a plan for implementing these strategies.

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Topics: Advising, information session, Career Services

Winter Orientation 2023

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 6, 2023 at 12:46 PM

Winter Orientation was held in the Hammond Center this morning to welcome our newest Falcons to campus. After registration, the day began with welcome remarks from Dean for Student Development Hank Parkinson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Patricia Marshall, Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless, and our Student Orientation Leaders. Students and their families heard presentations from various student services departments including Commuter Affairs, Housing and Residential Services, Wellness & Counseling Services, Academic Coaching and Tutoring CenterCareer Services and Advising (CSA), Student Accounts, University Police, and Community Health Connections, Welcome to the flock!

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Advising, Admissions, information session

TRIO, ACT, & Disability Services Friendsgiving

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 29, 2022 at 5:45 PM

This afternoon, TRIO, the Academic Coaching and Tutoring Center (ACT), and Disability Services hosted a Friendsgiving event. Students were treated to a hot chocolate bar and baked goods set up in the lounge area outside the three offices.

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Advising, Community

TRIO Student Support Services Celebrates 25 Years at Fitchburg State University - I AM First Day

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 9, 2022 at 8:55 AM

Yesterday afternoon, the Fitchburg State community gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of TRIO Student Support Services here on campus. Vice President for Student Affairs Dr. Bayless kicked things off  by welcoming everyone to the event, and thanking some key offices/personnel that helped make the event happen. Next, to honor I Am First Day, Dean of Students Dr. Hank Parkinson enlightened attendees with some "first-gen facts." Lastly, Director of TRIO Student Support Services Elizabeth Swartz thanked both speakers, and invited everyone to look at the four-floors poster-installation in the library, and enjoy cupcakes and refreshments.

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Topics: Events, Advising, Admissions, information session, Community

CSA: Let's Taco 'Bout Your Career

Posted by Andy Cunningham on October 27, 2022 at 3:02 PM

The lure of the Taco Bell "BONG" from this afternoon's  Career Services and Advising (CSA) Let's Taco 'Bout Your Career Event was irresistible. In this unique way to get students to start thinking about their next steps, in exchange for creating and posting a career goal, students earned a free taco! 

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Topics: Student Experience, Advising, Community, Career Services

Counseling Services - Wellness and Relaxation Stations

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 29, 2022 at 2:19 PM

 Counseling Services offered an array of Wellness and Relaxation Stations in the Falcon Hub this afternoon. Stations included, adult coloring, inspirational & affirming phrases, relaxation exercises, healthy snacks and more!  Counseling Services strives to provide an inclusive space that honors the strengths, lived experience, and uniqueness of each individual. Our counselors provide services focused on wellness, growth, and self advocacy, in order to enhance your success at the university and in the larger community.

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Topics: Student Experience, Advising, Our Students, Community

CSA: Pumpkin Spice Up Your Resume

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 27, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Career Services and Advising (CSA) gave away free coffee, pumpkin treats, and tips to spice up your resume today on the G-Level of Hammond Hall. You can still submit your updated resume, by October 3 at 5 p.m., for a chance to win a fabulous fall gift basket!

CSA will be holding a Resume and Cover Letter Workshop in Hammond 214 this Thursday, September 29, from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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Topics: Advising, Community, Career Services

The Washington Center Internship Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 20, 2022 at 6:15 PM

Professor Joshua Spero welcomed The Washington Center Representative Ms. LeeAnn Williams for an Internship Session in Percival. Students, in-person and online, learned about internship opportunities at The Washington Center.

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Topics: Faculty, Advising, information session, Programs and Majors

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