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  • Education student in classroom

    Framingham State Received $1.7 Million Grant from the Massachusetts Service Alliance to Launch and Operate the Framingham Teacher Residency AmeriCorps Program

    Framingham State University and Framingham Public Schools are preparing to launch the Framingham Teacher Residency AmeriCorps Program aimed at guiding applicants from bilingual and underrepresented backgrounds toward teaching careers at the secondary level.

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  • Christa McAuliffe Center

    Framingham State University's Christa McAuliffe Center Receives $5 million from Massachusetts State Legislature for Major Redesign Project

    Framingham State University is preparing to kickoff a transformative project to redesign and modernize the aging Christa McAuliffe Center for Integrated Science Learning following approval of $5 million in funding from the Massachusetts State Legislature.

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  • Art Exhibit

    The Danforth Annual Juried Exhibition Returns Following a 6-Year Hiatus

    Gloucester resident Robert Grady's oil painting Blackbirds, Alabaster, Elephants, took first prize at the Juried Exhibition on display at Framingham State University's Danforth Art Museum through September 18, 2022.

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  • Mirari Elcoro

    Professor Mirari Elcoro Invited to Participate in the AASCU Emerging Leaders Program

    Framingham State University Psychology Professor Mirari Elcoro is part of a new cohort of 36 higher education professionals who will participate in the 2022 Emerging Leaders Program (ELP), a premier leadership development program of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). The program was created in 2015 to prepare early to mid-career academic and administrative emerging leaders who aspire to advance to administrative roles with greater responsibility and oversight.

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  • Students in lab

    Framingham State receives National Science Foundation Grant to support recruitment, retention, and career advancement of STEM faculty of color

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a nearly $3 million grant to three Massachusetts sister universities to support the development of a model for advancing early career faculty of color to full-time positions in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

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  • Kristen Porter-Utley

    Framingham State University Names Dr. Kristen Porter-Utley as next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Framingham State University is excited to announce that Dr. Kristen Porter-Utley, Dean of the Bartlett College of Science and Mathematics at Bridgewater State University,  has accepted the position of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Framingham State University.

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  • Students at Commencement

    Framingham State Celebrates Commencement

    Thousands of family members and friends gathered at the DCU Center on Sunday, May 22nd, to celebrate Framingham State University’s Class of 2022.

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  • 2nd Annual Mancuso Scholars Receive Opportunity to Attend FSU at No Cost

    Newest Mancuso Scholarship Recipients Receive Full Ride to Framingham State

    Tanisha Tanis of Leominster knew that paying for college was likely going to mean taking on a fair amount of debt. To reduce the impact on her and her family, she started searching far and wide for scholarship opportunities when she found the Mancuso Scholarship at Framingham State University.

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  • Student and teacher

    Framingham State University Teacher Preparation Program Graded Among Top in the Country

    The undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program at Framingham State University has been named among the best in the nation when it comes to ensuring future elementary teachers have the essential content and skills they need to teach mathematics.

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  • Students in classroom

    FSU Grad Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by Abound

    Framingham State University has been ranked among the 250 best Graduate Schools in the nation by Abound, a comprehensive resource guide that helps adult students vet graduate program opportunities.

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  • Joshua Onujiogu

    Framingham State Football Star Joshua Onujiogu Signs with the Seattle Seahawks

    Star defense football player Joshua Onujiogu has signed a contract with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent following last week’s NFL draft. According to, Onujiogu is one of just two NCAA Division III student-athletes to get a contract with an NFL team following the 2022 draft.

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  • Science on State Street demonstration

    Science on State Street Returns In-Person with free Interactive Activities, Demonstrations, and Planetarium Programs for students and families

    Framingham State University's annual science festival–Science on State Street–returns in-person on Saturday, April 30th, with interactive activities, demonstrations, planetarium programs, and discussions that stimulate further learning in science, technology, engineering, and math with a particular focus on themes relating to planet Earth, environmental science, and environmental justice. Representatives from Framingham State’s Department of Environment, Society and Sustainability, Biology Department, Campus Sustainability and Green Initiative Club will be available to guide us on explorations of planet earth and sustainable environments.

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  • Joshua Onujiogu

    Framingham State Football Star Joshua Onujiogu Generates Buzz Ahead of NFL Draft

    Star defense football player Joshua Onujiogu is getting looked at by some NFL teams ahead of this year’s draft following a stellar career at Framingham State University and a strong Pro Day at Holy Cross a few weeks back.

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  • FSU sign outside of May Hall

    Framingham State Ranked in the Top 30 Nationwide for Best Value by College Consensus

    Framingham State University has been ranked a top 30 "Best Value College for 2022" in the U.S. by the rankings website College Consensus.

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  • Jonathan Lemire

    White House Reporter and MSNBC Host Jonathan Lemire to Serve as FSU Commencement Speaker

    Framingham State is pleased to announce that Jonathan Lemire, the White House Bureau Chief for Politico and host of “Way Too Early” on MSNBC, will serve as the University’s commencement speaker on Sunday, May 22nd.

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  • Students outside

    Framingham State and MassBay Receive $600,000 Federal Grant to Expand Early College Opportunities in Waltham Public Schools

    The office of U.S. Congresswoman Katherine Clark has announced a federal appropriation of $600,000 to Framingham State University and MassBay Community College to expand its innovative MetroWest Scholars Early Start Program within Waltham Public Schools.

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  • Leighah Beausoleil

    Framingham State University student Leighah Beausoleil '23  honored as Newman Civic Fellow

    Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has named 173 student civic leaders who will make up the organization's 2022-2023 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. Framingham State's own Leighah Beausoleil '23 joins students from 38 states, Washington, D.C., and Mexico to form the cohort.

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  • New Spring Exhibitions Opening at Framingham State’s Danforth Art Museum

    New Spring Exhibitions Opening at Framingham State’s Danforth Art Museum

    This Spring the Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University is celebrating contemporary photography in New England as well as the paintings of Suzanne Hodes with two new exhibitions opening on March 26th.

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  • President Cevallos

    President Cevallos named a "President-in-Residence" at Harvard Graduate School following upcoming Retirement from FSU

    The Harvard Graduate School of Education recently announced the appointment of Framingham State University President Javier Cevallos and Amherst College President Biddy Martin as Presidents-in-Residence for the 2022–23 school year.

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  • Early college Programs

    Framingham State Part of New Alliance Seeking to Dramatically Increase Access to early College Programs

    Framingham State University is proud to announce its involvement in the recently launched Massachusetts Alliance for Early College, a coalition of more than 80 organizations across Massachusetts that are collaborating to substantially increase the number of students in Early College programs from 4,500 today to 45,000 in five years.

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  • Paul Marks

    Danforth Art to Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Founder Paul Marks

    Framingham State University’s Danforth Art Museum is holding a special event on Saturday, Feb. 12 to celebrate the life and legacy of founder Paul Marks, who passed away on April 20, 2020.

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