Around Campus - Health and Fitness Class

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM

Exercise and Sports Science Professor Monica Maldari's Health and Fitness Class at our Recreation Center's Fitness Center.

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Topics: Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Health Sciences

Around Campus - General Biology Lab

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 23, 2022 at 1:46 PM

Students in Biology and Chemistry Professor Lisa Grimm's General Biology Lab work on an assignment in the Antonucci Science Complex.

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Topics: Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Health Sciences

First Amendment Speech Practice

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 22, 2022 at 12:15 PM

This morning, students in Professor Collin Syfert's Public Speaking Course practiced their first amendment speeches on the steps of Edgery Hall as part of the Fitchburg State University Constitution Day 2022 celebration.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Campus

The New York Times bestselling author, and Fitchburg State University Alum, R.A. Salvatore '81, '91 on Campus

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 22, 2022 at 11:45 AM

Yesterday, The New York Times bestselling author, and Fitchburg State University Alum, R.A. Salvatore '81, '91 spent the day here on campus. While here on campus, he monitored Professor Les Nelken's Virtual Reality Development, shortly after, he spoke with two classes; The Global Middle Ages, and Sci-Fi and Fantasy Writing. After a luncheon and tour of the campus, the visit ended with "The Future of Storytelling" a discussion on literary and storytelling concepts co-moderated by English Studies Professor Frank Mabee, and Communications Media Professor J.J. Sylvia IV.

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Topics: Student Experience, AlumNEWS, Our Faculty, Programs and Majors, Alumni, Communications/Media

Faculty Profile: Amy McGlothlin, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background? 

  • I attended Marshall University in West Virginia for my undergraduate degree. I have a BFA in Music Performance. After moving to New England, I attended the Longy School of Music where I received my Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance and then Boston University where I completed my DMA in Woodwind Performance.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University? 

  • I began teaching at Fitchburg State in 2018
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Topics: Our Faculty, Humanities, Music Programs

27th Annual United Way Day of Caring

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 16, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Today, as in years past, members of the Fitchburg State University community joined other volunteers from local companies and organizations at the United Way of Central Massachusetts 27th Annual United Way Day of Caring. The Day of Caring brings together hundreds of volunteers in service projects to benefit local community groups and the clients the United Way serves, and make a difference through meaningful volunteer projects in greater Worcester area. #dayofcaring

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Topics: Our Students, Our Faculty, Staff, Community

Faculty Profile: Hildy Schilling, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 13, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background?

  • At Southern Methodist University, I majored in violin & viola performance and psychology, and earned a master’s degree in experimental psychology. I earned a PhD in cognitive psychology from UMass Amherst. 
How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?
  • In 1999, I started teaching classes as an adjunct instructor, and in 2006 I began a tenure track position in the psychological science department.
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Topics: Our Faculty, Humanities, Music Programs

Around Campus - Genetics Lab CSI

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 8, 2022 at 2:38 PM

A crime scene investigation experiment in Professor Krieser's Genetics Lab in the Antonucci Science Complex this morning. Learn more about our School of Health and Natural Sciences here.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Our Faculty, Health Sciences

Faculty Profile: Jane Fiske, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM

What is your educational background?

  • My Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees are from the New England Conservatory of Music in piano performance.  After teaching at the Walnut Hill School for Performing Arts and the Saint Mark’s School, I decided to return to school myself and earned a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in music education from Boston University.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?

  • I have been teaching at Fitchburg State University since 1986; first as an adjunct professor and then as a full time professor in 1989.  I have taught courses in music history and music theory as well as interdisciplinary courses and applied instruction in piano and voice. 
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Topics: Our Faculty, Humanities, Music Programs

Faculty Profile: Jonathan Harvey, Music

Posted by Andy Cunningham on August 30, 2022 at 11:00 AM

What is your educational background?

  • I got my bachelor’s in Music and Philosophy from a small Quaker-affiliated liberal arts school, called Earlham College. I then went straight into a master’s program in Choral Conducting at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Then, after working for several years in Massachusetts, directing college choirs, community choirs, children’s choirs, and working in public radio, I went back to school to get my doctorate in Conducting at the University of Connecticut.

How long have you been teaching at Fitchburg State University?

  • I’ve been teaching at Fitchburg State since Fall 2016 - it seems like yesterday, and also so long ago!
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Topics: Our Faculty, Humanities, Music Programs