Women's History Month: 37 Years Commemoration Brunch

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 28, 2024 at 2:52 PM

The Women’s History Month Committee as closed out the month with a celebration acknowledging the significance of 37 years commemorating the month. staff, faculty, and student leaders nominated by the campus community were highlighted over brunch. 

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Topics: Community

Around Campus - Therapy Dogs in Hammond Main Lounge

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 28, 2024 at 9:45 AM

It was all smiles yesterday 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, Maverick, and Penny. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Future Falcon Day Reception - March 23, 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 23, 2024 at 3:30 PM

A fluke spring snow storm couldn't dampen the spirit of our faculty, staff, and students who welcomed prospective students and guests for this season’s first Future Falcon Day event this morning.

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Admissions, Community

Community Read- Alum Keith Gentili

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 22, 2024 at 3:45 PM

Fitchburg State University continued its Community Read with a talk by the author, and alumnus, Keith Gentili about his book White Mountains State: A Four-Year Journey Hiking and Summiting New Hampshire’s 48 Highest Peaks in the Falcon Hub. Gentili regaled the audience with tales of his many adventures hiking the mountains of New Hampshire.

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Topics: Events, Community, Alumni

Nancy Kelly Lecture Series: Rachel O'Leary Carmona

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 21, 2024 at 3:12 PM


The Nancy Kelly Lecture Series presented Fostering Our Feminist Future: A Conversation with Rachel O'Leary Carmona this afternoon in the Antonucci Science Complex - Randall Lecture Hall as part of our Women's History Month celebration. After English Studies Professor Katharine Covino honored  Dr. Nancy R. Kelly ’80, fellow English Studies Professor DeMisty Bellinger-Delfeld welcomed those gathered. Carmona, Executive Director of The Women’s March, discussed her activism work and talked about the future of feminism in the United States and the rest of the world. There was also an opportunity for questions and answers. 

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Topics: Events, Community

Fitchburg Activities Board (FAB)- I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream...

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 18, 2024 at 4:45 AM

The Fitchburg Activities Board (FAB) sponsored an Ice Cream Social to welcome students back to campus after spring break.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Women's History Month: International Women's Day

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 8, 2024 at 3:06 PM

As part of our Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness'  Women's History Month celebration the campus was urged to wear purple and commemorate international women’s day, and invited to stop by G-Lobby to learn a little, win a little, and grab a snack.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Veteran Center Meet & Greet

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 7, 2024 at 9:45 AM

Yesterday, our Veteran Center held a Meet & Greet for our veteran students to gather for coffee & camaraderie, Fittingly this took place during  National Invest in Veterans Week which is all about extending a helping hand to those who've served, ensuring a smooth transition to civilian life with care and respect.

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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