News & Events
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.
Congresswoman Katherine Clark to Deliver Commencement Address to Framingham State University Class of 2021February 16, 2021
Framingham State is pleased to announce that Massachusetts Congresswoman Katherine Clark will deliver the commencement address to Framingham State University’s Class of 2021 during a virtual ceremony on Sunday, May 23rd.
Framingham State Ranked Top Regional Public School by Intelligent.comFebruary 10, 2021
The college ranking website intelligent.com recently ranked Framingham State University as the top regional public college in Massachusetts for 2021.
Framingham State Education Programs Receive National Recognition from Specialized Professional AssociationsFebruary 4, 2021
Ten of Framingham State University's initial licensure areas within the Education Department have successfully gone through the process of achieving full national recognition from the specialized professional associations connected to each program.
Framingham State University enters an agreement to provide educational program supporting ten educators from ChileFebruary 3, 2021
Framingham State University is proud to announce an historic agreement with the Chile Massachusetts Alliance (ChileMass) to provide an educational program that supports and enhances the linguistic and pedagogic skills of educators in Chile’s K-12 schools in spring and fall of 2021.
Framingham State University and MassBay Community College Selected to Take Part in New Initiative Designed to Advance Transfer Pathways for Underrepresented Student PopulationsJanuary 28, 2021
Framingham State University (FSU) and MassBay Community College have been selected to take part in a new Equity Transfer Initiative (ETI) that is designed to increase transfer rates from 2-year to 4-year colleges for African American, Hispanic, adult, and first-generation learners.
Framingham State Part of New Program to Aid Homeless Teens Seeking a College EducationJanuary 12, 2021
Framingham State University and MassBay Community College are part of a new scholarship program that provides free access to residence halls, meal plans and case management to homeless teens who enroll at one of the two institutions.