Beacon Award

The Beacon Award is given to members of the Framingham State University community who make noteworthy contributions that help advance inclusive excellence at FSU. These individuals have demonstrated recognizable and efforts related to diversity, inclusion, equity and/or social justice to help enrich experiences for our faculty, staff and students.

Inclusive Excellence

As a guiding principle, Inclusive Excellence is meant to include and engage the rich diversity of students, staff, faculty, administrators, alumni and community constituents in the overall success of the university. Thus, we recognize this work to be a journey of discovery and transformation for every aspect and level of the university.

I.E. Focus AreaDescription
Access & EquityThe compositional number and success levels of historically underrepresented students, faculty and staff.
ClimateDevelopment of psychological and behavioral climate supportive of all students, faculty & staff.
Diversity in the Curriculum/
Diversity content in courses, programs and experiences across the institution and in the social dimensions of the campus environment.
Intercultural Learning & DevelopmentAcquisition of content knowledge about diverse groups and cultures and the development of cognitive complexity.
Community & Civic EngagementDevelopment of knowledge, skills, values and motivation to build partnerships and social capital for the betterment of our communities.
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