Commencement, May 14, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 14, 2022 at 2:46 PM

Excitement filled the air as Fitchburg State University's Class of 2022 filled the quad for today's commencement ceremony. Along with the conferral of degrees, there were lots of smiles, cheers, and a few tears as the class of 2022 graduated.

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Topics: Events, Our Students, Campus

Preparing for Fitchburg State University Undergraduate Commencement 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 13, 2022 at 4:07 PM
Preparations are underway for Fitchburg State University Undergraduate Commencement 2022, May 14, 2022. We can't wait to see all of our graduates able to share this milestone in-person with family and friends begining at  at 10 a.m.!
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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Community, Campus

Senior Brunch, May 13, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 13, 2022 at 1:00 PM

Members of the Fitchburg State University Class of 2022 gathered in the Falcon Hub for Senior Brunch. They heard from Vice President for Student Affairs Laura Bayless, and  Director of Alumni and Family Relations, Tanya Hoos Crowley as they will soon be a member of the 49,000 strong Fitchburg State alumni. It gave the seniors one last chance to gather, plan for the future, get some photos, and take part in the senior toast.

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Community

University Welcome Center Opening Reception, May 11, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 12, 2022 at 12:55 PM
Richard Toomey, Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management, invited the entire campus community to celebrate the completion of the renovation work for the new University Welcome Center in the Anthony Student Services Building on Wednesday, May 11.  Colleagues and campus partners were encouraged  to visit and view our new shared space intended to welcome all guests to the campus.
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Topics: Events, Admissions, Community, Campus

New City and University Partnership Establishes Pathways for Future Educators, May 6, 2022

Posted by Matthew Bruun on May 9, 2022 at 1:45 PM

A newly expanded partnership between Fitchburg State University and the Fitchburg Public Schools is designed to increase the number of teacher candidates who are representative of the local community demographics, with a mixture of scholarship and experiential support and guaranteed jobs with the school district following completion of their college degrees.

Fitchburg State President Richard S. Lapidus and Fitchburg Public Schools Superintendent Robert M. Jokela signed the new memorandum of agreement for the pathway program on Thursday, May 5.

“Since our founding in 1894, Fitchburg State has been supporting our communities by preparing highly qualified educators for schools in Massachusetts and beyond,” President Lapidus said. “This partnership builds on that history, supporting the evolving needs of our communities while creating singular opportunities for Fitchburg State students.”

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Topics: Preparing for College, Events, Programs and Majors, Community

Around Campus - Staff Appreciation, May 4, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Today at the North Street Bistro was the fourth, and last, Staff Appreciation event which was held simultaneously at the McKay Café. Staff were treated to a beverage, and a snack, with their tickets entered into a prize raffle.

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Topics: Faculty, Events, Staff

Around Campus - Commuter Appreciation Event

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 29, 2022 at 10:52 AM

Yesterday afternoon the Office of Student Development hosted a Commuter Appreciation Event all over the Hammond Building. Students were treated to popcorn, cotton candy Corn Hole, Can Jam, Jenga, therapy dogs (including our own Odin), personalized street signs, and a wildly popular petting zoo. Check out the photos!

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Community, Commuters, Campus

Visions 2022 - Alumni Panel & Gallery Opening

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 28, 2022 at 9:42 AM

This year's Visions, a juried honors exhibit of the Communications Media Department, opened with an Alumni Panel featuring Monique Guthrie '19, David Ginisi '16, and Mike Gauthier '20, in the Ellis White White Lecture Hall. This lively discussion was followed by The Gallery Opening, followed by Theater Showcase, and a Film & Video Screening. Thank you to the alumni, jurors, Communications Media faculty, students, and staff. The Exhibit will run until June 27, 2022. Get more details here.

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Topics: Events, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Gaming, Community

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