Calendar Events

  • Immigration history focus of ALFA lecture (Tue, Mar 31)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    2:30 PM-3:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Ellis White Lecture Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The history of U.S. immigration policies will be the topic of Fitchburg State University's Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA) Food for Thought lecture on Tuesday, March 31 at 2:30 p.m. in Ellis White Lecture Hall in Hammond Hall. The talk will be given by Fitchburg State Associate Professor of English Benjamin Railton, who coordinates American Studies at the university. Railton's talk frames the federal governments current struggles with immigration reform through the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, allowing us to see how such policies can profoundly influence our national narratives of immigration, diversity, community, and identity. Attendees are encouraged to park at the Wallace Civic Center, 1000 John Fitch Highway, and take the free shuttle to Hammond Hall. Sponsored by: Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area. Cost: Free

  • Phi Sigma Sigma presents Scooperbowl (Fri, Apr 3)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Phi Sigma Sigma sorority will holds the Scooperbowl event on Friday, April 3 at 2 p.m. in the Falcon Hub. Sundaes will be $2 apiece with proceeds to benefit the Jimmy Fund. Sponsored by: Phi Sigma Sigma.

  • "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" screening (Wed, Apr 8)

    Posted Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Condike Science Building, John Randall Lecture Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    "League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis" looks at the National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut presiding over the national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players and a host of scientists claim the league has tried to cover up how football inflicted long-term brain injuries on many players. Faculty member Joseph Moser (English Studies) will lead the post-film discussion. Sponsored by: Center for Conflict Studies.

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Wed, Apr 8)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Wednesdays, Apr 8 - Apr 15

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Thu, Apr 9)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Thursdays, Apr 9 - Apr 16

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Fri, Apr 10)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Fridays, Apr 10 - Apr 17

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Sat, Apr 11)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Saturdays, Apr 11 - Apr 18

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Sun, Apr 12)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Wed, Apr 15)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Wednesdays, Apr 8 - Apr 15

  • Recruiter on Campus (Thu, Apr 16)

    Posted Tue, 24 Mar 2015

    10:00 AM-1:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Lower level, North Street entrance, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    Attention Industrial Technology majors: Anderson Power Products will be recruiting on campus Thursday, April 16 in Hammond Hall. For more information about the company visit andersonpower.com. Sponsored by: Career Center.

  • Third Thursday film series presents "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul" (Thu, Apr 16)

    Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Third Thursday Film Series presents "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul." An almost accidental romance is kindled between a German woman in her mid-sixties and a Moroccan migrant worker around twenty-five years younger. They abruptly decide to marry, appalling everyone around them. The film will be introduced by Fitchburg State Professor and Humanities Department Chair Rala Diakite. The screening is part of the university's Community Read of "The New Jim Crow."

  • GCE Information Session (Thu, Apr 16)

    Posted Mon, 06 Oct 2014

    5:00 PM-6:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, Hammond Hall Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fitchburg State University's Office of Graduate and Continuing Education offers more than 45 graduate and undergraduate degree and certificate programs in the evening. Take advantage of our Information Session to visit the campus and take the initial steps to attaining your educational goals.

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Thu, Apr 16)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Thursdays, Apr 9 - Apr 16

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Fri, Apr 17)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Fridays, Apr 10 - Apr 17

  • Fitchburg State presents The Crucible (Sat, Apr 18)

    Posted Tue, 17 Mar 2015

    7:30 PM-9:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Wallace Theater for the Performing Arts, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Fitchburg State University theater program presents Arthur Millers classic The Crucible April 9 through 18 the McKay Complex, 67 Rindge Road. Admission is free. Millers indelible play uses history to teach us about America today. Set in the terrified atmosphere of the Salem witch trials, The Crucible follows the tortured journey of John Proctor, reclusive farmer and repentant adulterer, who is persecuted for his independent beliefs. The pervasive fear and repressed sexual hysteria threatens to swallow his entire life into a maelstrom of terror. The production is directed by Fitchburg State Professor Richard McElvain. The Crucible will be performed at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, Thursday, April 9, Wednesday, April 15, and Thursday, April 16; 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, Saturday, April 18; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12. Cost: Free Saturdays, Apr 11 - Apr 18

  • Career Center presents: Resumes on the Run (Tue, Apr 21)

    Posted Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    9:30 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00 PM-4:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Career Center, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Center will be sponsoring its annual "Resumes on the Run" workshops on Tuesday, April 21. No appointments necessary; students are encouraged to drop in with resumes in hand for review. Sponsored by: Career Center. Cost: Free

  • Anne Heaton (Sat, Apr 25)

    Posted Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    A simply lovely blend of soft pop, smooth blues and porch folk - singer-songwriter and classically trained pianist Anne Heatons songs are tender, barbed and spiritual (Washington Post). Known for the infectious energy of her live performances a natural performer with a rich, soaring voice (Seattle Times)her graceful, vulnerable and sometimes humorous pop-folk songs will capture your imagination and soul. Cost: $28 adults | $25 alumni, seniors & staff | $5 Fitchburg State students

  • Center for Conflict Studies looks at violence in sports (Mon, Apr 27)

    Posted Tue, 31 Mar 2015

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Ellis White Lecture Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Center for Conflict Studies presents a panel discussion exploring the question of whether football should be banned. Panelists will include Fitchburg State Athletic Director Sue Lauder, Instructor Monica Maldari (Exercise and Sports Science), Assistant Professor G.L. Mazard Wallace (Behavioral Sciences), David Svolba (Humanities) and Kisha Tracy (English Studies). Sponsored by: Center for Conflict Studies.

  • Career Center presents: Senior Drop-In Day (Thu, Apr 30)

    Posted Wed, 18 Mar 2015

    9:30 AM-12:00 PM, 2:00 PM-4:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Career Center, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Center will hold its annual "Senior Drop-In Day" on Thursday, April 30. Seniors can drop by any time during the allocated times to have their resume and cover letter critiqued. Brush up on interview skills and help with job searching. Sponsored by: Career Center.

  • Third Thursday film series presents "The Defiant Ones" (Thu, May 21)

    Posted Mon, 05 Jan 2015

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Fitchburg Public Library, 610 Main Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Third Thursday film series presents "The Defiant Ones." Two escaped convicts chained together, white and black, must learn to get along in order to elude capture. The film will be introduced by Fitchburg State Associate Professor of English Joseph Moser. The screening is part of the university's Community Read of "The New Jim Crow."