Fitchburg State University is launching a new bachelor’s degree in digital media innovation, preparing students for employment in continually evolving and intersecting fields including media/journalism, social media and content development.
The new, STEM-designated program has recently received final approval from the state Board of Higher Education.
The 33-credit major will explore digital media and how digital technology and computing are changing social and cultural systems in employment markets as new tools reshape industries across the globe.
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.
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.
Professor Joshua Spero welcomed The Washington Center Representative Ms. LeeAnn Williams for an Internship Session in Percival. Students, in-person and online, learned about internship opportunities at The Washington Center.
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.
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.
Students in Kelly Morgan's Stage Movement: Combat course, a workshop-oriented course. utilize the basic techniques of movement that emphasize developing their potential for effective physicalization of a character on stage. Learn more about our Theater Concentration here.
this afternoon, Student Development held Rock the Block XXIV on Highland Ave & on the Main Quad. Rock the Block gives students a chance to connect with over 150 Clubs, Organizations, Departments and Non-Profits. There are a plethora of activities, including a rock wall, dinner, dunk tank, big chair photos, ice cream truck, club demonstrations, free stuff and so much more!