July 14, 2014 - Dr. F. Javier Cevallos kicked off his tenure as the 16th President of Framingham State University on July 1st with plans to do a lot of exploring during his first few months on campus.
July 07, 2014 - Members of the Framingham State community gathered in Lexington on July 3rd at the original site of the Lexington Normal School to reenact its opening in 1839.
July 07, 2014 - Framingham State University has gained approval from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education to launch new Bachelor of Arts programs in Global Studies and American Sign Language (ASL) as well as a new Professional Science Master’s program in Biotechnology.
June 19, 2014 - Rachael Cooper ’14 was one of 29 students from the public colleges and universities around the state to be honored at the State House on May 8th for civic and academic achievements.
June 13, 2014 - Registration is underway for Framingham State University’s Summer Sessions, which provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to choose from more than 190 courses.
May 19, 2014 - Thousands gathered on the Framingham Town Green on Sunday, May 18th, to congratulate the latest class of FSU graduates and celebrate the University’s 175th Anniversary.
May 12, 2014 - Hundreds of people flocked to Bowditch Field on May 2nd for the 4th Annual Special Olympics MetroWest School Day Games hosted by Framingham State University.
May 08, 2014 - For the students in Dr. Ira Silver’s Nonprofit Giving course at Framingham State University, the growing opportunity divide in American society isn’t just a subject to talk about in class - it’s a problem they’re equipped to go out into the world and mitigate.
April 23, 2014 - MetroWest business leaders, state officials and local entrepreneurs gathered outside the Jonathan Maynard Building in Framingham on April 22nd to celebrate the grand opening of FSU’s Entrepreneur Innovation Center.
April 03, 2014 - Celebrated poet and historian, Dr. Afua Cooper, shared her groundbreaking research in uncovering the hidden history of black people in Canada during a visit to Framingham State University on April 2.
March 21, 2014 - Framingham State University has partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital on a groundbreaking food study and is looking for students, faculty and staff interested in participating.
March 04, 2014 - Students in Professor Randall Glickman’s Marketing Principles class are getting the opportunity to team with one of the world’s most successful companies this semester on a project to drive up attendance at FSU athletic events.
February 26, 2014 - Framingham State University has received the final piece of funding needed to complete a large-scale renovation and addition to Hemenway Hall that will transform the University’s STEM programs.
February 10, 2014 - Students, faculty, family and friends gathered at Framingham State on February 8 to celebrate the 2014 Winter Commencement Ceremony.
February 04, 2014 - Framingham State University, America’s oldest public normal school founded for the education of teachers, celebrates its 175th Anniversary in 2014 and FSU is encouraging the entire community to join in on a series of events, lectures and exhibits.
February 03, 2014 - Framingham State Physics Professor Vandana Singh is one of 13 professors from around the country to be recognized as a STIRS (Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills) Scholar for her case study proposal to explore the impact of drilling for oil and natural gas in the Arctic.
January 22, 2014 - Dr. F. Javier Cevallos is set to become the 16th president of Framingham State University in July, after receiving confirmation from the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.
January 07, 2014 - The Board of Trustees of Framingham State University has unanimously recommended the appointment of Dr. F. Javier Cevallos as the 16th president of Framingham State University.
December 11, 2013 - No one can accuse Biology major Rachael Cooper ’13 of failing to make the most of her time at Framingham State. Cooper is a founding member of FSU’s Aspiring Health Professionals Club and will graduate this January with minors in Neuroscience and Spanish.
November 22, 2013 - In its search for the next president of Framingham State, the University’s Board of Trustees has accepted the recommendations of its Presidential Search Committee in identifying three finalists for the presidency.
November 19, 2013 - Framingham State’s Office of Continuing Education is excited to announce two new certificate programs in Accounting and Professional Speech Communications.
November 19, 2013 - Framingham State University’s football team finished the regular season ranked number one in the New England Division III Football Poll and will head to the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
November 04, 2013 - Framingham State University was recently honored by the state with a Leading by Example (LBE) award for its efforts to be a more environmentally-responsible campus.
October 22, 2013 - Framingham State University and UMass Lowell lead the state public higher education system in 6-year graduation rate gains, according to a new report from the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education.
September 30, 2013 - Framingham State University Professor of Food and Nutrition Dr. Susan Massad has received a prestigious Fulbright Specialist Grant to spend a month teaching courses and assisting in curriculum development at Al-Quds University in Palestine.
September 25, 2013 - Framingham State recently hired Kathy Martinez to direct the University’s new Multicultural Center, which opened this month on the Upper Mezzanine of Whittemore Library.
September 12, 2013 - Sociology Professor Ben Alberti and four honors students endured heat, thirst, electric storms, and rattlesnakes in the pursuit of rock art and other signs of life during a three-week period over the summer.
September 03, 2013 - Jessica Honeywell ’08 recently spent an eye-opening week in the Dominican Republic, where she was part of a team of veterinarians and veterinary technicians, known as Project Samana, who travel twice yearly to the impoverished country to treat local pets and animals.
August 29, 2013 - Framingham State University is the only college in Massachusetts included in the 2013-14 list of Public Colleges of Distinction.
August 13, 2013 - As the popularity of online courses has grown in recent years, many colleges and universities have begun frantically trying to create a larger online presence. While some schools are just beginning to explore online education, Framingham State University has been a leader in the field for the past 15 years.
July 11, 2013 - Plimoth Plantation has begun using wood donated from a large white oak at Framingham State to make repairs to Mayflower II, a full-scale replica of the original Mayflower that sailed to Plymouth in 1620.
July 08, 2013 - Framingham State University is excited to announce that its Board of Trustees has appointed former Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Robert Martin as Interim President of the University, beginning in August.
June 24, 2013 - NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams recently ran a story on the special bond that has developed between Framingham State University student Robert Wheeler and Boston Marathon bombing victim Ron Brassard.
June 10, 2013 - Framingham State has embraced online learning for more than a decade, and several members of the University’s faculty and staff have been recognized for innovation in the field. Recently, Geography Professor David Merwin and Nursing Professor Susan Conrad were recognized for online courses they helped develop at the 9th Annual Massachusetts Conference on eLearning.
May 21, 2013 - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren told a group of more than 500 Framingham State graduates that by getting an excellent education they have built a strong and resilient foundation that will help them succeed in an uncertain world.
May 21, 2013 - Framingham State University is launching a new Master of Business Administration concentration this fall in executive health care management.
May 16, 2013 - Former NASA astronaut Dr. Story Musgrave will come to Framingham State University on Wednesday, May 22, to meet with students and members of the community.
May 09, 2013 - Senior Corey Ciullo was one of 29 students from the state’s public colleges and universities honored for outstanding academic achievement during the annual 29 Who Shine ceremony at the Massachusetts State House on May 2.
April 25, 2013 - Framingham State University Sociology Professor Ira Silver is shining the light on nonprofit organizations that are working to close our country’s growing economic opportunity gap.
April 09, 2013 - It’s been eight years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the gulf coast, but remnants of homes that have been washed away remain and the locals still speak of the storm as though it occurred yesterday, according to Framingham State junior Carolyn Holland.
April 01, 2013 - Registration is underway for Framingham State University’s Summer Sessions, which provide undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to choose from more than 200 courses.
March 25, 2013 - Framingham State University is honored to announce that U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren will serve as commencement speaker during the University’s 174th Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19. The University will confer an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters on Senator Warren during the ceremony for her advocacy and compassion for middle class Americans.
March 14, 2013 - Framingham State University senior Jessiqua Claffey will travel to Washington D.C. in May to present research on the link between Facebook use and personality at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
March 07, 2013 - A group of Framingham State students recently joined other public college and university students from across the Commonwealth to rally support for higher education at the State House during Public Higher Education Advocacy Day.
February 11, 2013 - Senior Taryn Theriault was recently accepted into the highly competitive Teach for America Program, which places exceptional college graduates in struggling school systems throughout the country in order to close the achievement gap.
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January 29, 2013 - Students and faculty recently returned from an adventurous trip to Peru, where they visited several cities, including Lima, Arqueba, Cuzco and Penu.
November 13, 2012 - Framingham State University is enjoying a stellar fall athletic season highlighted by record-breaking campaigns for the football and volleyball teams.
October 30, 2012 - State and local officials got a sneak preview of the new state-of-the-art planetarium inside Framingham State’s Christa Corrigan McAuliffe Center during a recent ceremony to celebrate the completion of renovations to the facility.
October 29, 2012 - Due to on-going weather-related conditions, Framingham State University’s day classes are canceled on Tuesday, 10/30/12. Tuesday classes beginning on or after 4:30 p.m. will run as scheduled. All university events scheduled prior to 4:30 p.m. are canceled; however, the Human Services Career Event scheduled for Tuesday evening in the Forum of the McCarthy Center will take place as planned. Athletic team practices may resume at or after 4:30 on Tuesday; student athletes should contact their coaches with any questions.
October 09, 2012 - On Tuesday, October 2nd, Framingham State University celebrated the first Moon Festival in the Forum, McCarthy Center.
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September 27, 2012 - Framingham State Professor Kelly Matthews’ new book on the history of Irish literary magazine The Bell and its critical role in giving a voice to everyday people during a time of extreme censorship, was met with rave reviews during its launch in Dublin over the summer.
September 18, 2012 - Framingham State University ranks in the top tier of Best Regional Universities in the North, according to U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges, 2013 Edition.
September 17, 2012 - Computer Science major Anthony Morla recently joined the ranks of innovators who have developed cell phone apps accepted by Apple. Morla is the creator of Gratuity Genius, an app that functions as a guide for any tipping situation. The app will calculate tips for a variety of different venues, including hair salons, delivery food and restaurants. It also assists with splitting a bill.
September 10, 2012 - Framingham State University is excited to announce the opening of its new Community Education Center in the historic Jonathan Maynard Building just a few-minute walk from campus.
August 15, 2012 - Framingham State is pleased to announce the establishment of a full-time office to assist veterans and active members of the military attending the University. FSU has hired Kevin Fields to serve as the new coordinator of Veterans Services. Fields spent nearly seven years in the Army primarily operating as a mechanized infantry squad leader, and later as a section leader.
August 09, 2012 - Framingham State University’s online Master of Education degrees rank 18th nationwide in affordability out of 367 programs surveyed by GetEducated.com. The site also ranks the University’s Master of Education degree in Curriculum & Instructional Technology as the 9th most affordable in the United States.
July 25, 2012 - The United States Green Building Council has officially certified North Hall as a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Gold environmentally-sustainable building.
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February 05, 2012 - Hundreds of students, families, faculty and staff gathered in Dwight Hall on February 2 to celebrate Framingham State University’s Winter 2013 Commencement during two ceremonies.
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November 04, 2010 - FSU will offer a Criminology Major beginning in Fall 2011
November 02, 2010 - A long-term banding project performed by a group of biologists, including Framingham State University Professor Brandi Van Roo, has helped unlock secrets of the tiny Northern Saw-whet owl...
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August 23, 2010 - U.S. News and World Report has named Framingham State one of the North’s Best Regional Universities.
August 18, 2010 - Framingham State University has named a new Vice President of Academic Affairs.
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July 14, 2010 - Framingham State College to become Framingham State University
July 14, 2010 - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation creating a state university system in the Commonwealth.
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