Around Campus - Sigma Pi Football

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 14, 2022 at 6:15 PM

This afternoon, members of the Sigma Pi Fraternity invited members of the Fitchburg State Community to gather on the quad for a friendly game of touch football.

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

Rock the Block XXIV

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 8, 2022 at 7:15 PM

this afternoon, Student Development held Rock the Block XXIV on Highland Ave & on the Main Quad. Rock the Block gives students a chance to connect with over 150 Clubs, Organizations, Departments and Non-Profits. There are a plethora of activities, including a rock wall, dinner, dunk tank, big chair photos, ice cream truck, club demonstrations, free stuff and so much more!

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Topics: Student Experience, Clubs and Organizations, Programs and Majors, Community, Campus

Around Campus - First Day of Class, Fall Semester 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 2, 2022 at 3:32 PM

With The Great Move In 2022 behind us, and students on campus ready to learn, explore, and experience as the fall semester starts today. Whether making new friends, rekindling old friendships, hanging with Freddy falcon on the quad, or just making your way around our beautiful campus, it is a great day to be a Falcon!

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

Around Campus - Volleyball Practice

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 26, 2022 at 11:45 AM

The Fitchburg State University Athletics Women's Volleyball Team is back on campus and held an early morning practice at the volleyball court near the Conlon Fine Arts Center. After choosing teams, and a "high stakes" round of Rock, Paper Scissors to see who served, the team played rounds in the morning sun.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Athletics, Campus

Around Campus - Football Team Practice at Elliot Field

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 25, 2022 at 8:43 AM

Fitchburg State University Athletics  Fitchburg State Football Team are on campus and are  preparing to face Dean at their first game of the season September 2, at 7 p.m. at the newly renovated Elliot Field. 

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

Around Campus - Football Team Morning Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 17, 2022 at 10:22 AM

Head Football Coach Scott Sperone invited Director of Counseling Services/Assistant Dean, Student Affairs Dr. Robert Hynes to speak with the players at this morning's team meeting. After introducing new team members, and letting the team know that he calls the games and is the "Voice of the Falcons", Dr. Hynes and told the players about the services available to them through the Counseling Services Center.

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Topics: Our Students, information session, Clubs and Organizations, Community, Athletics

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 - 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 - Phi Sigma Sigma Fundraising Event

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 29, 2022 at 4:12 PM

Phi Sigma Sigma held their Scoop and Jump for Jimmy fundraiser on the quad today. There was ice cream, and lemonade, and an obstacle course available for a small donation with all proceeds going to The Jimmy Fund. Thanks to a generous donation by Dr. Catherine Buell, Director of the Honors Program, students from the Francis Drake School in Leomisnter MA got to enjoy the obstacle course. Those students, and students from the Longjo School in Fitchburg, MA, were on campus for a collaborative project called Students and Social Justice. FSU honors students and Dr. Danette Day worked on the project along with  The Friends of the Abolitionist Park, and The Forge Theatre Lab. The students got to work off some energy before boarding a bus back to their school, and our students had a great experience, a win, win!

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Topics: Student Experience, Clubs and Organizations, Community, Humanities

Spring Week - Build-A-Bear!

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 27, 2022 at 1:12 PM

The Fitchburg Activities Board (FAB) sponsored Spring Week continued with today's "Secret Surprise" in the Hammond Main Lounge. Hints were dropped and some guessed and made sure they showed up on time. It turned out that they were right to do so as it was the wildly popular Build-A-Bear. Students chose from a polar bear, a traditional bear, a llama, a black lab, or an elephant.

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