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 - Therapy Dogs

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 30, 2022 at 9:18 AM

Love was in the air yesterday in the Hammond Maine Lounge where four therapy dogs, including Fitchburg State University Police's own Odin, were on hand so students could take a stress break. Keep your eyes on University Events for future visits.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Community

Counseling Services - Wellness and Relaxation Stations

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 29, 2022 at 2:19 PM

 Counseling Services offered an array of Wellness and Relaxation Stations in the Falcon Hub this afternoon. Stations included, adult coloring, inspirational & affirming phrases, relaxation exercises, healthy snacks and more!  Counseling Services strives to provide an inclusive space that honors the strengths, lived experience, and uniqueness of each individual. Our counselors provide services focused on wellness, growth, and self advocacy, in order to enhance your success at the university and in the larger community.

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Topics: Student Experience, Advising, Our Students, Community

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

Around Campus - Alpaca Yoga

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 21, 2022 at 12:43 PM

If you drove down Highland Ave. this morning, your eyes weren't deceiving you, there were indeed  alpaca on the quad courtesy of Commuter Affairs. Students got the opportunity to stretch and center themselves, through yoga, in the company of four alpaca from In the Meadow Farm, Lunenburg, MA. Students clearly enjoyed their session with the friendly camelids. 

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Topics: Our Students, Community, Commuters, Campus

Around Campus - Stage Movement: Hand to Hand Combat

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 20, 2022 at 4:30 PM

From sword play to hand-to-hand combat, Students in Kelly Morgan's Stage Movement: Combat course learned how to safely act out various forms of hand-to-hand combat in this mornings class. Stage movement: Combat is a workshop-oriented course that utilizes the basic techniques of movement that emphasize developing the  student's potential for effective physicalization of a character on stage. Learn more about our Theater Concentration here.

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Topics: Our Students, Programs and Majors, Communications/Media

Around Campus - Color Dynamics Class

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 19, 2022 at 10:45 AM

Students in Professor Donald Tarallo's Color Dynamics Course experience color through visual experiments to understand its perceptual, emotive, communicative, and technical aspects in both analog and digital (interaction and motion) forms. Students will develop a critical eye toward form as well as gain relevant digital competencies to work with it effectively. Learn more about our Graphic Design Concentration here.

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Topics: Faculty, Our Students, Programs and Majors, Communications/Media

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

Around Campus - Sigma Pi Football

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 14, 2022 at 6:15 PM

This afternoon, members of the Sigma Pi Fraternity invited members of the Fitchburg State Community to gather on the quad for a friendly game of touch football.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Community