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  • FSU Receives $146,785 Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities

    FSU Receives $146,785 Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to Launch a Series of Programs on Investigating Race Through the Digital Humanities

    Framingham State University has received its second major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) in less than six months that will help expand upon the University’s Digital Humanities (DH) efforts.

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  • Nancy Niemi

    Dr. Nancy Niemi to Become the 8th President of Framingham State University

    The Framingham State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously on December 15th to select Dr. Nancy Niemi as the 8th President of Framingham State University.

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  • Students at table

    Framingham State Ranked Top Regional Public School by

    The college ranking website has ranked Framingham State University as the top regional public college in Massachusetts for 2022. This is the second year in a row FSU has earned the ranking.

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  • Joseph M. Adelman

    History Professor Joseph M. Adelman to help coordinate the Omohundro Institute's Programming to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of American Independence in 2026

    The Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture (OI) recently announced that Framingham State University Professor Joseph M. Adelman will be assisting the OI with planning and programming related to the 2026 semiquincentennial (250th anniversary) of American independence.

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  • Gabriela Mendez-Acevedo

    FSU Senior Gabriela Mendez-Acevedo Supports Homeless Shelter with Community Upcycling Project

    When people talk about sustainable fashion, they often think about things like thrift shopping or producing pricey garments from sustainably sourced materials. But sustainable fashion is more than that, according to FSU senior Gabriela Mendez-Acevedo '21.

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  • FSU Education Department Receives National Accreditation for all Licensure Programs

    FSU Education Department Receives National Accreditation for all Licensure Programs

    More than 180 years after our founding as the nation’s first public college for the education of teachers, Framingham State University’s (FSU) Education Department continues to meet the highest national standards for teacher preparation.

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  • Framingham State University Named Among the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in The Country by the The Princeton Review

    Framingham State University Named Among the Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges in The Country by the The Princeton Review

    Framingham State University has again been placed among the most environmentally responsible colleges in the country, according to The Princeton Review’s latest guide to green colleges.

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  • Framingham State Receives $74,855 Planning Grant from AmeriCorps

    Framingham State Receives $74,855 Planning Grant from AmeriCorps to Launch a Teacher Residency Program within Framingham Public Schools

    Framingham State University (FSU) is partnering with Framingham Public Schools (FPS) and the National Center for Teacher Residencies to develop a new residency program that will guide applicants from bilingual and underrepresented backgrounds toward teaching careers at the early, elementary, or secondary level.

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  • Samantha Frost

    Senior Samantha '21 Frost Earns National Prize from Phi Alpha Theta Honors Society

    History major Samantha Frost’s honors thesis on the gender implications of the homespun movement during the American Revolution has earned the prestigious Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Prize from the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor society.

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  • Three students at laptop

    Framingham State University Receives $192,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Humanities to Launch a Digital Humanities Center in Whittemore Library

    The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Framingham State University a $192,000 grant to launch a digital humanities center that will serve students, faculty and the greater community.

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  • Three New Exhibitions Open at Framingham State University's Danforth Art Museum in early October

    Three New Exhibitions Open at Framingham State University's Danforth Art Museum in early October

    The Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University is excited to announce the opening of three new exhibitions in Fall 2021, focusing on contemporary, regional artists and a diversity of processes and materials.

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  • President holding check for Scholarship in Food & Nutrition

    Stop & Shop Aims to Drive Diversity in Dietetics with $100,000 donation to Framingham State University

    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.

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  • Vandana Singh

    FSU Professor and Science Fiction Author Vandana Singh is one of 4 Global Scholars Selected to Help the World Imagine a Climate Positive Future

    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.

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  • Andrew Card

    Andrew Card, White House Chief of Staff during 9/11, Headlines Framingham State 20-year Anniversary Commemoration Events

    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.

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  • Student in classroom

    Framingham State University Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine's 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

    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. 

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  • Student in lab

    McAuliffe Center Receives $50K grant to provide project-based environmental learning to local high school age youth and their communities

    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.

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  • Student and Professor at desk

    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)

    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.

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  • Joy Harjo

    Framingham State University Receives a National Endowment for The Arts Big Read Grant

    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.

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  • Framingham State University Ram

    Framingham State's Criminology Program Ranked Nationally by

    Framingham State University's interdisciplinary Criminology Program has been ranked 15th in the country by, a site used by 40 million visitors per month to research potential schools, degrees, and careers.

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  • Halcyon Mancuso

    FSU Announces 3rd Recipients of Mancuso Scholarships

    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.

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  • Student at commencement

    Framingham State Celebrates Two Classes with Virtual Ceremonies

    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.

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