128th Commencement Exercises - Graduate Ceremony

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 17, 2024 at 12:35 PM

Fitchburg State celebrated its 128th commencement exercises, graduate ceremony, on Thursday, May 16, 2024. The ceremony includes remarks from President Richard S. Lapidus as well as a speech by Master of Science in computer science recipient Ali Raza, the Spring 2024 recipient of the Graduate Student Leadership Award. Learn more about Ali, and the Graduate Commencement here.

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Topics: Events, Commencement, Graduate Programs

Last Day of Classes 2024 - Hot Dogs, Ice Cream & Lemonade

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 6, 2024 at 3:46 PM

This afternoon, on the last day of classes, the Office of Student Development set up a grill and gave away hot dogs to mark the day. Not to be outdone, Counseling Services offered ice cream sundaes, and the Office of Alumni and Development offered Add -Your-own -Flavors Lemonade.

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Topics: Events, Community

University Hosts MPTC Graduation

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 5, 2024 at 11:15 AM

In a gesture of camaraderie and fellowship, the university was honored to host the Graduation Exercises for the 33rd Recruit Officer Course of the Boylston Police Academy in Weston Auditorium. 

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Topics: Events, Community, Police Program

Celebration of the Presidency of Richard S. Lapidus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 26, 2024 at 12:42 PM

Faculty, staff, and local dignitaries gathered in the Hammond Main Lounge yesterday afternoon to celebrate the Presidency of Richard S. Lapidus.

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Topics: Events, Community

Visions 2024 - Alumni Panel & Gallery Opening

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 25, 2024 at 9:30 AM

This year's Visions, a juried honors exhibit of the Communications Media Department, opened with an Alumni Panel in the Ellis White White Lecture Hall. This lively discussion was followed by The Gallery Opening, Game Design Showcase, Reception, and a Film & Video Screening in Weston Auditorium. Thank you to the alumni, jurors, Communications Media faculty, students, and staff. The Exhibit will run until June 30, 2024. 

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Topics: Events, Alumni, Communications/Media

Fitchburg State University Chapter of Psi Chi Induction

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 19, 2024 at 5:00 PM

Yesterday afternoon, 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, Psychological Science Program

Honors Convocation 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 18, 2024 at 4:19 PM

This afternoon, we capped off our day of celebrating our student's scholarly achievements at our annual Honors Convocation. A reception in the Antonucci Science Complex followed.

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Topics: Events, Community

Undergraduate Research Conference 2024

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 18, 2024 at 1:33 PM

This morning, the university held our annual Undergraduate Conference for Research and Creative Practice in Hammond Hall. The conference is a public forum to enhance student's  skills, to share their work, to see the work of others in their field, and to give and receive valuable feedback. The conference was free to attend and open to the public. We're proud of the work our undergraduate community does -  from the opening performance of the Fitchburg State University Choir, to the outstanding research, presentations, creative writing readings, and more, to the closing performance of the Fitchburg State Modern Jazz band at lunch.

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Topics: Events, Research, Community

Spring Dance Showcase - Rehearsal

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 13, 2024 at 10:00 AM

The Dance Club will presents its Spring Showcase at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. in Weston Auditorium. Admission is $5 and tickets are available online or at the door.

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Topics: Events, Clubs and Organizations

Biotechnology Research Lab Panel Discussion & Networking

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 11, 2024 at 11:02 AM

Yesterday's Biotechnology Research Lab Ribbon Cutting event included a panel discussion on life sciences with working professionals in Randall Hall. Dean of the School of Health and Natural Sciences Jennifer Hanselman, Ph.D. welcomed Shawn Fitzpatrick (Resilience), Crystal McKinnon, (Dewpoint Therapeutics, Inc.), Lindsay Duchnowski (Bristol Myers Squibb), and Alanna Zelic (Quest Diagnostics) who discussed the exciting present and future of the life sciences in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. A networking event for undergraduate students  followed the discussion. 

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Topics: Events, Health and Natural Sciences