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

Women in Leadership Panel Discussion, March 15, 2022

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 16, 2022 at 9:07 AM

The students of Feminist Conversation and Student Government Association, along with some of the finest female professors at Fitchburg State gathered in the Hamond Main Lounge yesterday afternoon for a panel discussion, They shared their own personal journeys and decisions into politics and leadership roles. This panel also celebrated the birthday of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a lawyer, associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, and a mother who spent a lifetime flourishing in the face of adversity. Learn more about our Clubs & Organizations here.

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Topics: Faculty, Student Experience, Events, Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Staff

Around Campus - Happy Pi Day ! Part 2

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 14, 2022 at 3:48 PM

Pi Day part two, after hosting a 3.14 mile run this morning, the Mathematics Department also hosted Pi(e) Eating in the quad. Student, faculty and staff stopped by for a slice, and or a Pi shaped cookie.

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

Around Campus - Happy Pi Day! Part 1

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 14, 2022 at 11:54 AM

It has been about 20 years since Pi Day, March 14th, has fallen on a class day here at Fitchburg State! In celebration, the Mathematics Department is hosted a 3.14 mile run. At 9:30 Dr. Peter Staab, and others, braved the chilly temperatures for the 3.14 mile run. After some directions from Gerry Higdon, they were off.

Later today, at 1:59pm, there will be Pi(e) Eating and other activities on the quad side of Edgerly Hall. Yes, the time is intentional… Think about it.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Faculty, Staff, Community

Around Campus - Academic Affairs Breakfast Meeting

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 4, 2022 at 12:54 PM

Our Division of Academic Affairs held a breakfast meeting this morning in Hammond Hall. After a brief introduction by Dr. Catherine Canney, Interim Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, both Dr. Margaret "Meg" Hoey, Dean of Health and Natural Sciences and Associate Dean for Student Development Dr. Hank Parkinson gave updates to those in attendance.

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Topics: Student Experience, Our Students, Staff

Women's HERstory Month: 12 Women Who Impacted Fitchburg State

Posted by Andy Cunningham on March 1, 2022 at 6:44 PM

Our Women's HERstory Month kicked off this afternoon with an Opening Reception in the G lobby of Hammond Hall where the names of the 12 Women Who Impacted Fitchburg State through the years were unveiled. There was a special performance by the Fitchburg State Choir, led by Jonathan Harvey, DMA. The 12 Women who were recognized at this event were, Alice Palmer, Amelia Gallucci Cirio ‘38, Beverly Farias ‘52, Class of 1897, Gertrude E. Bradt, Helen Ross Russell, Jeanne Antonucci ‘73, ‘78, Jennifer Flanagan ‘04, Michele Zide, Ruth Jefts 1897, Susan Wadsworth, and the ToKalon Society. For more Women's HERstory month events visit here.

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Around Campus - Commuter "Drive" Through

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 22, 2022 at 11:34 AM

An all day event sponsored by Career Services and Commuter Affairs, the first 100 Commuters to receive a gift. In addition, ASCEND Get Lifted will be selling crystals and more by the Information Desk. Later today, there will be Tarot Card Readings, DIY Spirit Jars, and Aura Readings in the Falcon Hub on Street Level of the Hammond Building.

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Topics: Events, Our Students, Staff, Community, Commuters

Women's Lacrosse Fundraising

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 18, 2022 at 11:58 AM

Member of the Women's Lacrosse (LAX) team are contacting alumni LAX players to fundraise for their Spring Tournament. You can donate here and enter Women's Lacrosse in the "Other" option.

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Topics: Our Students, Clubs and Organizations, Staff, Athletics, Alumni

Valentine's Day Luncheon

Posted by Andy Cunningham on February 14, 2022 at 3:30 PM

The campus celebrated Valentine's Day today at the Valentine's Day Benefit Luncheon in Hammond Hall. Proceeds from the luncheon will benefit the Student Emergency Fund.

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Topics: Events, Our Faculty, Staff, Community