Around Campus - Summer Orientation - Session 3

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 21, 2022 at 12:18 PM

Our Orientation Leaders flash a 3 to signify the third session in our Summer Orientation 2022 for Incoming first year students. Our newest Falcons, the Class of 2026, began the day with welcome remarks from Associate Dean for Student Development Hank Parkinson, Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless, and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Catherine Canney. After some more introductions and directions, groups ventured out to the quad for some ice breaker activities, then to a day full of information sessions and activities.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Events, Admissions, information session, Campus

Summer Orientation Session 2 - Meet with Deans & Chairs

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 17, 2022 at 12:26 PM

Our newest Falcons, the Class of 2026, made their way to the Holmes Dining Common this morning where they met with Department Deans & Chairs, and Academic Advising at their Summer Orientation 2022. These first year students got a chance to go over their schedules as well as learn more about their chosen majors.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Advising, Our Students, information session, Campus

Around Campus - Summer Orientation - Session 2

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 16, 2022 at 1:17 PM

Our Summer Orientation 2022 Session 2 for for Incoming first year students began this morning with check-in, followed by welcome remarks from Associate Dean for Student Development Hank Parkinson, Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless, and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Catherine Canney. Afterwards, groups of the newest Falcons groups went out to the quad for some ice breaker activities, then to a day full of information sessions and activities. Later in the morning, and impromptu game of "beach" volleyball broke out in Weston Auditorium.

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Admissions, information session, Community, Campus

Summer Orientation - Session 1 - Family & Friends Send-off

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 15, 2022 at 10:29 AM

Yesterday afternoon, our Summer Orientation 2022 Session 1 was capped off with our newest Falcons, the Class of 2026 along with their Family & Friends, treated to a  send-off celebration at the North Street Hammond Patio. All partook in information sessions, revolving around housing & parking, ice cream, music, Freddy the Falcon, and some Fitchburg State University swag!

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Topics: Preparing for College, Our Students, information session, Community, Campus

Around Campus - Summer Orientation - Session 1

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 13, 2022 at 2:26 PM

This morning saw the first session in our Summer Orientation 2022 for Incoming first year students. Our newest Falcons, the Class of 2026, began the day with welcome remarks from Associate Dean for Student Development Hank Parkinson, Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless, and Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Catherine Canney. After introduction of our Orientation Leaders by Joseph Flanagan, groups ventured out to the quad for some ice breaker activities, then to a day full of information sessions and activities.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, Our Students, information session, Campus

Around Campus - Orientation Leader Training

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 6, 2022 at 3:41 PM

Our Office of Student Development Student Orientation Leaders are on campus preparing for orientation sessions for our newest Falcons, The Class of 2026. This afternoon, Associate Dean for Student Development Dr. Hank Parkinson described, and then refereed a rousing game of OmniKin Ball on our Quad. Incoming first year students will participate in an overnight summer orientation session. Learn more about our Orientation Leaders, and our Summer Orientation Sessions here.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, Our Students, Campus

Around Campus - Pride Month Flags on G-Level Patio

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 1, 2022 at 5:45 PM

Associate Director of Student Development, Commuter and Volunteer Affairs Shane Franzen, who is also the Advisor for our Gay Straight Alliance Organization, placed Pride Flags all along the G-Level patio in observance of Pride Month.

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Topics: Advising, Clubs and Organizations, Staff, Campus

Around Campus - Alumni Filmmakers On Campus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 18, 2022 at 2:45 PM

Filmmakers, and recent alumni Kenzie Jacobsen '19 and Daniel Hankins '20, who still live locally, along with friends, took advantage of our beautiful campus to record a scene for their independent production.

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Topics: Alumni, Campus

Undergraduate Commencement, May 14, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 16, 2022 at 12:15 PM

Saturday, May 14, 2022 was a perfect day for the 126th Annual Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at Fitchburg State University. A BIG THANK YOU to all of our graduates, their friends & families, administration, staff , alumni, and faculty who all made the day a success. As promised, here are the photos from Saturday's event; 

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Our Faculty, historical, Community, Campus

Commencement, May 14, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 14, 2022 at 2:46 PM

Excitement filled the air as Fitchburg State University's Class of 2022 filled the quad for today's commencement ceremony. Along with the conferral of degrees, there were lots of smiles, cheers, and a few tears as the class of 2022 graduated.

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Topics: Events, Our Students, Campus