Around Campus - Pride Month Flags on G-Level Patio

Posted by Andy Cunningham on June 1, 2022 at 5:45 PM

Associate Director of Student Development, Commuter and Volunteer Affairs Shane Franzen, who is also the Advisor for our Gay Straight Alliance Organization, placed Pride Flags all along the G-Level patio in observance of Pride Month.

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Topics: Advising, Clubs and Organizations, Staff, Campus

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

First Day of Finals - Hot Dogs & Ice Cream

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 5, 2022 at 3:13 PM

As students embark on their first day of final exams, the Office of Student Development set up a grill and gave away hot dogs to mark the day. Not to be outdone, Counseling Services offered ice cream sundaes. Check out the photos!

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Staff, Community, Campus

Around Campus - Staff Appreciation, May 4, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on May 4, 2022 at 6:45 PM

Today at the North Street Bistro was the fourth, and last, Staff Appreciation event which was held simultaneously at the McKay Café. Staff were treated to a beverage, and a snack, with their tickets entered into a prize raffle.

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Topics: Faculty, Events, Staff

Around Campus - Earth Day Clean Up

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 21, 2022 at 10:45 AM

Just ahead of tomorrow's Earth Day, a group of faculty, students, and staff gathered at the McKay Campus School parking lot and prepared to pick up trash on Rindge Rd. 

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Topics: Student Experience, Staff, Community, Campus

Around Campus - Staff Appreciation, April 7, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 8, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Yesterday  at the North Street Bistro for the third of four Staff Appreciation events, also held simultaneously at the McKay Café. Staff were treated to a beverage, and a snack, with their tickets entered into a prize raffle. The next appreciation will be held May 4, 2022.

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Topics: Staff, Community

School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education's Graduate Education Celebration

Posted by Andy Cunningham on April 4, 2022 at 2:04 PM

This morning, Fitchburg State University President Richard Lapidus welcomed those gathered in-person, and virtually, to the first ever School of Graduate, Online and Continuing Education's Graduate Education Celebration. After remarks by Suzanne Ortega, President of the Council of Graduate Schools, who joined remotely, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Catherine R. Canney  presented the inaugural 2022 Graduate Adjunct Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching to Professor Henry Culver. Then a panel of students, Kondwani Moya, and Kamelia Lechani along with Professors Kyle Moody, and Daneen Deptula talked about the graduate program experience.

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Topics: Advising, Admissions, information session, Staff

Falcons In the Community - Academic Coaching and Tutoring Center Visits Fitchburg High School

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 25, 2022 at 12:52 PM

Academic Coaching and Tutoring Center (ACT) visited the Gear Up Center at Fitchburg High School. Director of the ACT Center Kat McLellan, PhD, and Asst. Director of ACT were joined by Student Tutors Lia Reyes Jimenez, Olivia Willis, and Stephanie Amponmaah Boamah where they discuss future plans, college preparation, and the college experience with soon-to-be-graduates of Fitchburg High School. To learn more about the admissions process at Fitchburg State University, click here.

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Topics: Preparing for College, Student Experience, Advising, Our Students, information session, Staff, Community

HERstory month celebration continues with Women in the Arts

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 25, 2022 at 8:58 AM

Our Women's HERstory Month celebration continued with yesterday afternoon's Women in the Arts at the Kent Recital Hall. It was celebration of women-identified artists and performers, featuring visual artists, musicians, poets, and more. Learn more about our Humanities Programs here.

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Topics: Faculty, Student Experience, Our Students, Staff, Community, Humanities

Around Campus - Staff Appreciation, March 16, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 16, 2022 at 12:23 PM

President Lapidus joined staff this morning at the North Street Bistro for the second of four Staff Appreciation events, also held simultaneously at the McKay Café. Staff were treated to a beverage, and a snack, with their tickets entered into a prize raffle. The other appreciation dates are, April 7, and May 4, 2022.

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Topics: Faculty, Staff, Community