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

Preparing for Fitchburg State University Undergraduate Commencement 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 13, 2022 at 4:07 PM
Preparations are underway for Fitchburg State University Undergraduate Commencement 2022, May 14, 2022. We can't wait to see all of our graduates able to share this milestone in-person with family and friends begining at  at 10 a.m.!
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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Community, Campus

University Welcome Center Opening Reception, May 11, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 12, 2022 at 12:55 PM
Richard Toomey, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, invited the entire campus community to celebrate the completion of the renovation work for the new University Welcome Center in the Anthony Student Services Building on Wednesday, May 11.  Colleagues and campus partners were encouraged  to visit and view our new shared space intended to welcome all guests to the campus.
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Topics: Events, Admissions, Community, Campus

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 - Commuter Appreciation Event

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 29, 2022 at 10:52 AM

Yesterday afternoon the Office of Student Development hosted a Commuter Appreciation Event all over the Hammond Building. Students were treated to popcorn, cotton candy Corn Hole, Can Jam, Jenga, therapy dogs (including our own Odin), personalized street signs, and a wildly popular petting zoo. Check out the photos!

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Community, Commuters, Campus