News & Events
Stop & Shop Aims to Drive Diversity in Dietetics with $100,000 donation to Framingham State UniversitySeptember 16, 2021
Stop & Shop President Gordon Reid presented $100,000 to Framingham State University (FSU) on Wednesday, Sept. 15, to establish the "Stop & Shop Scholarship for Diversity in the Field of Food & Nutrition," an endowed fund that will provide financial assistance to FSU students studying to become registered dieticians.
FSU Professor and Science Fiction Author Vandana Singh is one of 4 Global Scholars Selected to Help the World Imagine a Climate Positive FutureSeptember 13, 2021
When we read about the future of the planet in the face of the dire consequences of Climate Change, the stories are often so dark, they can leave you with a sense of hopelessness. The stories foretell of a dystopian world with megastorms, crop failures, heatwaves and rising oceans that consume coastal cities.
Andrew Card, White House Chief of Staff during 9/11, Headlines Framingham State 20-year Anniversary Commemoration EventsAugust 30, 2021
Few who are old enough to remember can forget the images of President George W. Bush being informed that America was under attack during 9/11 while he was reading to a group of school children in Florida.
Framingham State University Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine's 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM AwardAugust 16, 2021
Today, Framingham State University received the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Framingham State University will be featured, along with 78 other recipients, in the September 2021 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.
McAuliffe Center Receives $50K grant to provide project-based environmental learning to local high school age youth and their communitiesAugust 10, 2021
As Climate Change-fueled weather continues to wreak havoc across the globe this summer, Framingham State’s Christa McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning is aiming to inspire the next generation of scientists and environmental activists who will confront this growing crisis.
Consortium of Colleges led by Framingham State receive $441K federal grant aimed at decreasing the cost of textbooks through the creation of Open Educational Resources (OER)August 3, 2021
A consortium of six colleges led by Framingham State University, as well as the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, has received a $441,367 grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) aimed at increasing the number of college courses utilizing free Open Educational Resources (OER) rather than costly textbooks.
Framingham State University Receives a National Endowment for The Arts Big Read GrantJune 9, 2021
Framingham State University is one of 61 organizations nationwide selected to receive a 2021-2022 NEA Big Read grant. A grant of $19,970 will support a community reading program focusing on An American Sunrise by Joy Harjo, the first Native American Poet Laureate of the United States.
Framingham State's Criminology Program Ranked Nationally by Study.comJune 2, 2021
Framingham State University's interdisciplinary Criminology Program has been ranked 15th in the country by Study.com, a site used by 40 million visitors per month to research potential schools, degrees, and careers.
FSU Announces 3rd Recipients of Mancuso ScholarshipsMay 26, 2021
Two Massachusetts high school graduates and their families are breathing a little easier about the prospect of paying for college after receiving the Framingham State University Mancuso Scholarships, which cover the entire cost of tuition, fees, room and board for up to four years.
Framingham State Celebrates Two Classes with Virtual CeremoniesMay 24, 2021
Following an extremely difficult year in the lives of so many, members of the Framingham State University community gathered virtually to celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021.
Framingham State University Senior Sashall Thebaud Honored by Gov. Baker as One of '29 Who Shine'May 13, 2021
Framingham State University senior Psychology major Sashell Thebaud of Stoughton, MA was among the 29 students from the Massachusetts Public Higher Education system honored by Gov. Charlie Baker during a virtual ceremony on Thursday, May 13.
FSU Students Award More than $10,000 to Two Non-ProfitsMay 11, 2021
The past year has been a difficult one for local charitable organizations, which have been hit hard by the COVID-19 Pandemic. So it was especially powerful on May 11th as students in FSU Sociology Professor Ira Silver’s Non-Profit Giving course gathered via Zoom to award more than $10,000 to The Care Center in Holyoke, MA and Learn to Cope in Taunton, MA.
FSU Readies to Celebrate Two Classes with Virtual Ceremonies and In-Person Grad WalkMay 5, 2021
Framingham State University is gearing up for two virtual ceremonies and the in-person Ram Graduation Walk to celebrate the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021.
Science on State Street: Planet Earth EditionApril 5, 2021
More than two dozen virtual presentations covering topics ranging from dinosaurs, to climate change and nuclear waste management, are on tap for the 2021 Science on State Street festival held between April 12th and April 24th, 2021.
Framingham State University Plans for a Return of On-Campus Courses and Activities for Fall 2021 SemesterMarch 26, 2021
The state's campaign to vaccinate the large majority of Massachusetts residents by early summer has Framingham State University planning for a fall opening that will look much more like a traditional academic semester.
McAuliffe Center wins prize in Global Environmental Video CompetitionMarch 24, 2021
The Christa McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning at Framingham State University, a Smithsonian Affiliate, announces their win of the Teens Dream Changemaker Challenge, a global competition sponsored by the Global CoLab Network, and in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution. The McAuliffe Center mentored six teams of teens who made it to the final round of judging in the competition. Because of the number of outstanding proposals submitted by the students, the McAuliffe Center was awarded the competition's first-ever Mentor Award of $500 which was matched by $1000 from the Smithsonian.
Framingham State Celebrates Women Making History NowMarch 16, 2021
Framingham State University will celebrate and honor six female leaders in Massachusetts as part of Women’s History Month in March during the annual "Women Making History Now" ceremony.
Framingham State University's New Mancuso Humanities Workforce Preparation Center Aims to Rebrand the Humanities as Essential for 21st Century EmploymentMarch 9, 2021
Framingham State University is excited to announce the launch of the Mancuso Humanities Workforce Preparation Center (MHWPC), a new resource to promote the benefits of a humanities education and help students launch successful careers.
FSU Receives $62K Grant from Mass Higher Education Innovation Fund to Organize a Multi-Day Racial Equity Policy Review InstituteMarch 8, 2021
Framingham State University has been awarded a $62,250 grant from the Massachusetts Higher Education Innovation Fund (HEIF) to coordinate a multi-day Racial Equity Policy Review Institute for up to 150 leaders within the campus community.
Framingham State student McKenzie Ward '23 honored as Newman Civic FellowMarch 3, 2021
Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 290 students who will make up the organization’s 2021-2022 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. McKenzie Ward, a sophomore at Framingham State University, will join 212 students from 39 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico to form the 2021 cohort.
Two New Exhibitions Open at Framingham State University's Danforth Art Museum on March 20thMarch 1, 2021
A multimedia exhibition called "Wonderscape" featuring the work of five artists, and a painting exhibition from Lori Schouela called "Suspended Landscapes" will go on view at Framingham State University's Danforth Art Museum starting March 20th as part of the Museum's spring exhibition series.