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

New Major - Digital Media Innovation, BA/BS

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 27, 2022 at 7:55 AM

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.

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Topics: Student Experience, Programs and Majors, Communications/Media

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

The Washington Center Internship Session

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 20, 2022 at 6:15 PM

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.

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Topics: Faculty, Advising, information session, Programs and Majors

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

Around Campus - Stage Movement: Combat

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 13, 2022 at 10:41 AM

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.

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

Rock the Block XXIV

Posted by Andy Cunningham on September 8, 2022 at 7:15 PM

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!

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Topics: Student Experience, Clubs and Organizations, Programs and Majors, Community, Campus