Homecoming & Reunion Weekend Kick-Off - Carnival & Pep Rally

Posted by Andy Cunningham on November 4, 2023 at 10:29 AM

Last night we kicked off our Homecoming and Reunion Weekend with a Pep rally, Bonfire, and Carnival in a transformed Ross St. Parking Lot. Homecoming is our annual celebration that brings our entire Falcon community together for an amazing fall weekend and the opening night was amazing, we celebrated our athletic teams, and everyone enjoyed  rides, games, food and more!

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Community, Alumni

The 5th Annual Go Falcons Challenge

Posted by Andy Cunningham on October 20, 2023 at 7:00 PM

Thank you for your help in making the 2023 Go Falcons Challenge a success!

The 5th Annual Go Falcons Challenge began Wednesday with 
President Lapidus' kick-off gift to each Falcon Athletics team. With Freddy spreading the word.

This was our largest Go Falcons Challenge to date with over 80 student athletes contacting over 1,800 Alumni and past sports donors along with a large number of family and friends to secure over 450 individual gifts (454) and over $20,000 ($20,654). This represents a 17.5% increase in donations and a 45% Increase in individuals making a donation to support one of our teams.

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Topics: Clubs and Organizations, Community, Athletics, Alumni

Industrial Arts - Engineering Technology Alumni Reunion

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 16, 2023 at 3:00 PM

The Industrial Arts Alumni through Engineering Technology Alumni gathered for a reunion today on campus. The festivities began with a Classic/Antique Car Show on Highland Ave. followed by  campus tours, and then a luncheon & reunion in the Falcon Hub. A special treat was the display of tools from the Walter Harrod Collection.

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Topics: Events, Alumni, Campus, Engineering Technology

Undergraduate Commencement 2023 - Photo Album & News Article

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 22, 2023 at 3:34 PM

Check out the photos from Saturday's Undergraduate Commencement here;

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Topics: Events, Alumni, Commencement

Engineering Technology - Alumni Speaker

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 27, 2023 at 12:30 PM

Engineering Technology alum, Director of Education  VDC Director at Piquette & Howard Electric Service, Corey Coleman '17, recently spoke with students and faculty in the Engineering Technology Department. He discussed his experience at Fitchburg State University and his specialty, Virtual Design & Construction.

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Topics: Alumni, Health and Natural Sciences, Engineering Technology

Exercise and Sports Science Department  -  Career Night

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 9, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Thursday evening, the Exercise and Sports Science Department presented a Career Night featuring alumni. Speakers Physician Assistant Natalie Antaya, Strength and Conditioning Coach Brandon Mgeni, Bioassay Quality Control Scientist at Moderna Michelle Nkansah, Occupational Therapist Brianna Mirenda, and BSN Danielle Patton. All shared stories of their journeys to where they are now, and what it's like in their respective positions with current students and faculty.

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Topics: Events, Programs and Majors, Alumni, Exercise and Sports Science

Local Storyteller & Alum - Storytelling and Oral Tradition

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 7, 2023 at 10:59 AM

English Studies Professor Kisha Tracy welcomed Local Storyteller, Teacher, and Alum Todd Goodwin to her Storytelling and Oral Tradition class yesterday morning. After regaling the class with some harmonica playing, a song, and lighting the imaginary campfire, Mr. Goodwin told the story of "The Rich Man's Smells."

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Topics: Student Experience, Community, Alumni, English Studies

Alum publishes hiking journey that mirrors his college life

Posted by Caroline Lanni on March 10, 2023 at 2:45 PM
Keith Gentili, '93 graduate and lifelong writer/editor, tells his journey through the 48 tallest mountains in New Hampshire in his first published book called,   White Mountains State.
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Topics: Alumni

Around Campus - Technical Theater

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 13, 2023 at 10:30 AM

Professor Jo Nazro, Fitchburg State University Industrial Technology/Technical Theater alum, starts with the basics to get her Technical Theater students prepared to begin construction for this semester's production of Extremities. Check back for more details about the production. Learn more about our Theater Concentration here

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Topics: Programs and Majors, Alumni, Communications/Media, Theater Program

Alum Jim Geary ’78 Visits Campus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 9, 2023 at 9:18 AM

Alum Jim Geary ’78, a  software entrepreneur with over 25 years as a CEO, Chairman, and Board Member in startup and growth stage companies focused on cybersecurity, enterprise information and data analytics. Spoke in Professor Nadimpalli Mahadev's Ethical Hacking and Software Engineering classes, stressing the boundless opportunities they will have with a Fitchburg State University education. 

Afterward, the Office of Alumni and Development hosted a luncheon for Mr. Geary, students, faculty, and staff.

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Topics: Student Experience, Programs and Majors, Alumni