Michael Vincent Addorisio Collection Launch

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 2, 2022 at 9:04 AM

Yesterday afternoon saw the launch of the Michael Vincent Addorisio Collection, a new exhibit and online collection celebrating the life and legacy of a fallen World War II sailor from Fitchburg. The Michael Vincent Addorisio (Addorizzi) Family Collection, including 93 letters, postcards, and medals, depicting a military life that was tragically cut short while serving on the USS Reid during World War II. The collection is curated by the fallen sailor’s niece, Rose Anne Addorisio, and is preserved in the library archives through a collaboration with the university’s Center for Italian Culture (CIC). Ms. Addorisio is a member of the CIC’s board.

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Topics: Programs, Events, information session, Storytelling

Data & Student Success Conference - May 25, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 25, 2022 at 5:30 PM

After a welcome from Assistant Dean for Student Success Jason Smith, and remarks from President Richard Lapidus, the inaugural Data & Student Success Conference,  began in Hammond Hall. The day-long conference featured experts from across  Fitchburg State: Academic Affairs, Admissions, Enrollment Management, IT, Registrar & Student Affairs. This conference served as an opportunity for staff to show each other how data, and data management platforms are used to better serve our students.

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Topics: Student Experience, information session, Staff, Community

Sizer School Students - Dual Enrollment Program

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 23, 2022 at 2:31 PM
Coordinator of Early College and Dual Enrollment Andrew Goodwin hosted students from the Sizer School who are interested in Dual Enrollment. The Dual Enrollment program is unique to the Sizer School and Fitchburg State University. Dual Enrollment consists of college classes that are available to take during the high school day for a discounted rate, and is available to both juniors and seniors. The unique part of this program is that each student can elect to take nearly any course offered by Fitchburg State University, as long as the student meets any prerequisites for said classes. The students enjoyed an information session, a panel discussion, and a campus tour. Learn more about our Dual Enrollment Program here.
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Topics: Programs, Student Experience, Admissions, information session

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

Around Campus - Young Falcon Academy

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 21, 2022 at 3:30 PM

After lunch in the Holmes Dining Commons today, during this weeks Young Falcon Academy Spring Session, students from Fitchburg's public schools, got a chance to have some fun in our Game Room with some of our staff, and students, as well as work on an art piece with Professors Petri Flint and Andrea Olmstead. Young Falcon Academy, a program sponsored by our School of Education, offers students from local public schools the opportunity to get a week long immersive experience here on campus.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, information session, Community

Center for Teaching and Learning Co-Talks in the Park: Education as a Means to Freedom

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 13, 2022 at 2:20 PM

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) sponsored today's Co-Talks in the Park with Dr. Danette Day, Associate Professor of Education at Fitchburg State University and Mr. David Thibault Munoz of Mount Wachusett Community College who talked about Education as a Means to Freedom in the Abolitionist Park, where you will find open air, open minds and open hearts. The CTL is sponsoring two more of these talks, April 20, 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. and April 25, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, information session, Programs and Majors, Humanities

Engineering Technology: Student Project Competition

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM

The Engineering Technology Department's Engineering Students' Project Competition was held in the Conlon Engineering Technology Lobby. Students in the program presented their projects ranging from self-watering plants, mall ventilation, 3D printed robotics, to potential public safety threats within a smart building, and more.

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Topics: Events, Our Students, information session, Programs and Majors

The Future Educator Academy at Fitchburg State University - April 11, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 11, 2022 at 4:00 PM

The Future Educator Academy at Fitchburg State University welcomed more than 20  local high school students to campus today for a day of programming. After a presentation by Lourdes Ramirez of our School of Education, Freshmen and Seniors worked with Dr. Erin Rehig of our School of Health and Natural Sciences, while Sophomores and Juniors learned about financial literacy from Dr. Michael Greenwood of our School of Business.

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Topics: Preparing for College, information session, Programs and Majors, Community

Future Falcons Day - April 9, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 9, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Future Falcons joined us at an admitted student open house to see what their life at Fitchburg State could be. The admitted students were able to attend information sessions and get an in depth look at their academic department, talk with current students, have financial aid questions answered, and more. The morning was capped off with the Future Falcon Day Celebration at our Recreation Center. After a welcome from President Richard Lapidus, Future Falcons, their families and guests, were able to mingle with a multitude of departments and student groups. Learn more on your opportunities here at Fitchburg State here.

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Topics: Student Experience, Events, Advising, Our Faculty, Admissions, information session, Programs and Majors, Community

School of Graduate Online and Continuing Education Graduate Fair

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 7, 2022 at 8:24 AM

Our School of Graduate Online and Continuing Education (SGOCE) held a Graduate Fair yesterday in Hammond Hall. Fitchburg State University SGOCE along with local university's graduate school programs, provided this as opportunity for schools to meet the talented students at Fitchburg State University, and connect with potential graduate students. This was an opportunity for our students to learn about graduate school programs, and receive information about the application process.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Advising, Our Students, information session, Programs and Majors