Solar Eclipse 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 8, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Students, faculty, and staff gathered in the quad for the Office of Student Development sponsored Solar Eclipse event. Attendees were able to grab a pair of solar eclipse glasses, and enjoy some astronomically themed snacks including; Sunny Delight, Sun Chips, Eclipse Cupcakes, Moon Pies, Milky Ways, and Star Crunch.

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Topics: Student Experience, Community

Future Falcon Day Reception - April 6, 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 6, 2024 at 2:15 PM

Our faculty, staff, and students welcomed prospective students and guests for this season’s second Future Falcon Day event this morning.

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Topics: Admissions, Community

Greek Life - Alpha Sigma Tau Swing-a-Thon

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

Due to a late season nor'easter, Alpha Sigma Tau are holding their yearly Swing-a-Thon fundraiser in G-Lobby of the Hammond Building, they have been swinging since 8 a.m. this morning, and will continue until 8 p.m. tomorrow night 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 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: Community, Greek Life

Women's History Month: Women in the Arts

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 29, 2024 at 9:30 AM

Music Program Professor Dr. Jonathan Harvey  welcomed the audience in the Kent Recital Hall to Women in the Arts, a continuation of our Women's History Month celebration. The event showcased  women-identified artists and performers, featuring visual artists, musicians, poets, and more. Learn more about our Humanities Programs here.

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Topics: Community, Humanities, Music Programs

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