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

Around Campus - Meditation Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 27, 2022 at 10:08 AM

 TRIO Student Support Services and Fitchburg State Wellness held a Meditation Session yesterday afternoon at the Dance Studio in the Hammond building. Students, faculty, and staff were invited to learn some meditation & relaxation techniques as the semester comes to an end.

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Topics: Events, information session, Clubs and Organizations

Dance Club Spring Showcase - April 22, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 25, 2022 at 11:30 AM

The Fitchburg State University Dance Club held their annual Spring Showcase Friday night to a packed and boisterous audience. Each performance was choreographed by a member of the club and the performances were amazing! Check out the photos!

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Topics: Events, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Community

Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi Induction

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 23, 2022 at 11:45 AM

Thursday, Psychological Science students were inducted into the Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology in the Presidents Conference Room. Students must have least three semesters (45 credits) of college coursework, three semesters (45 credits) of college coursework, and least three courses (9 credits) in psychology at Fitchburg State University, including PSY 2100 Research Design and Analysis II. Students are eligible for induction if the following criteria are met:

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

Around Campus - Greek Life Fundraising

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 14, 2022 at 3:15 PM

Not to be outdone by Sigma Alpha Tau, both Sigma Sigma Sigma and Sigma Tau Gamma held their own annual fundraisers on the quad. Tri Sigma held their 36 hour Teeter Totter A-Thon for March of Dimes and the Robbie Page Memorial Fund, while Sigma Tau Gamma had their Dunk Tank fundraiser - on a chilly spring day!

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Topics: Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Community

Around Campus - Alpha Sigma Tau Swing-a-Thon

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 12, 2022 at 9:32 AM

Alpha Sigma Tau is holding their yearly Swing-a-Thon fundraiser on the quad, they will be swinging until 8 p.m. tonight for a total of 36 hours. They are swinging to raise money for the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN). RAINN helps people who experienced sexual assault get the help they need to support them and give them a voice. Stop by today and  join them on the quad. Fill out a rain drop or do some art and crafts, and even some outdoor games! Learn more about Alpha Sigma Tau and Greek Life here.

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Topics: Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Community

Around Campus - Send a Spring Card and a Smile

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 8, 2022 at 3:07 PM

The Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness and Greek Life held Send a Spring Card and a Smile event where students created cards for the Residents of Fitchburg Health Care Living Facility.

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