Happy Leap Year Birthday Party!

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 29, 2024 at 3:45 PM

 This afternoon, Shane Franzen, Associate Director, Student Development
Commuter and Volunteer Affairs had the honorable title of Cake Cutter at the   Office of Student Development hosted Happy Leap Year Birthday Party - an event open to anyone as a way to say Happy Birthday to our Leap Year Community.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Around Campus - Therapy Dogs in the Falcon Hub

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 28, 2024 at 1:45 PM

Yesterday afternoon, the always popular therapy dogs paid a visit to campus.  Students got a little break from classes, tests and projects by spending a little time with Daisy, and Mok in the Falcon Hub. These therapy dogs were a welcome respite from the stress that comes with the semester's workload. Keep your eyes on University Events for future visits.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Counseling Services - Kabobs with Rob

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 27, 2024 at 10:15 AM

Counseling Services held a Kabobs with Rob event in G-Lobby in the Hammond building yesterday afternoon. The event served as an opportunity for Director of Counseling Services Robert Hynes, Ph.D., LMHC to check in with students mid-way through the semester. Counseling Services strives to provide an inclusive space that honors the strengths, lived experience, and uniqueness of each individual. Our counselors provide services focused on wellness, growth, and self advocacy, in order to enhance your success at the university and in the larger community. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Campus Welcomes Fitchburg High Honors Students for Writing Retreat

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 25, 2024 at 11:30 AM

Fitchburg State University hosted a dozen Fitchburg High School juniors during their February vacation for a writing retreat on campus.

The students included members of the Fitchburg High Honors Academy, through which they gain special access to their hometown university and its resources.

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Topics: Community, English Studies

Valentine's Day - ASA Wear Pink Wednesday

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 14, 2024 at 3:30 PM

The African Student Association held a Wear Pink Wednesday outside  our Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness Office in Hammond to celebrate Valentine's Day.

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Topics: Clubs and Organizations, Community

Valentine's Day - GSA Flower Sale

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 14, 2024 at 1:17 PM

In honor of  Valentine's Day, the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) sold DIY vases of flowers on the Street Level of Hammond Hall. Happy Valentine's Day!

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Topics: Clubs and Organizations, Community

FATV - When Lincoln Visited Fitchburg

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 12, 2024 at 6:45 PM

At Fitchburg Access Television (FATV), a frequent collaborator and partner of the university, during the recording of "I Remember When" featuring a discussion between local Author & Historian Mark Bodanza and Fitchburg Historical Society Director, Susan Navarre regarding Abraham Lincoln’s September 1848 stop in Fitchburg - Ironically on Lincoln’s birthday. Watch the discussion on FATV here.

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Topics: Community

FAB Stuff-A-Heart Pillow & Plant a Flower Event

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 12, 2024 at 3:16 PM

Love was in the air in the Falcon Hub as Fitchburg Activities Board (FAB) held the  popular Stuff-A-Heart Pillow & Plant a Flower event.

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Topics: Student Experience, Clubs and Organizations, Community

Around Campus - International Students Playing in the Snow

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 29, 2024 at 4:30 PM

For some of our International Students, this is their first time experiencing snow.

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Topics: International Education, Community, Campus

Around Campus - Therapy Dogs in Hammond Main Lounge

Posted by Andy Cunningham on January 25, 2024 at 6:00 PM

It was all smiles this afternoon when the always popular therapy dogs paid a visit to the Hammond Main Lounge, Students got a little break from classes, tests and projects by spending a little time with Daisy, Moka, and Penny. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Community