Calendar Events

  • Perkins School recruiting on campus (Thu, Mar 23)

    Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017

    10:30 AM-1:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Lower Level, North Street entrance, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    Dr. Franklin Perkins School will be recruiting behavioral sciences and education majors on Thursday, March 23. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Javier Avila Speech pt. 2 (Thu, Mar 23)

    Posted Thu, 09 Mar 2017

    2:45 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Sponsored by: Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness.

  • Women in the Arts: A Celebration for Women's History Month (Thu, Mar 23)

    Posted Mon, 06 Mar 2017

    4:00 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Conlon Fine Arts, Kent Recital Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Film, music, poetry and visual art will be featured during "Women in the Arts A Celebration for Women's History Month" at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 23 in Kent Recital Hall in the Conlon Fine Arts Building, 367 North St.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs Regis (Thu, Mar 23)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA

  • Harmonic Velocity's Open Mic (Thu, Mar 23)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    6:00 PM-10:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Sponsored by: Harmonic Velocity.

  • Worcester County Sheriff recruiting on campus (Fri, Mar 24)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    8:30 AM-3:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: McKay Complex, Room C247, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Worcester County Sheriff's Office will be recruiting on campus Friday, March 24. Contact Professor Marcel Beausoleil at mbeauso1@fitchburgstate.edu or 978-665-3853 for additional information.

  • Panel Discussion "From Exclusion Acts to Executive Orders: Immigration and the U.S." (Mon, Mar 27)

    Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017

    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 at Fitchburg State presents "From Exclusion Acts to Executive Orders: Immigration and the U.S." The panel discussion will include faculty members Eric Boehme (Economics, History and Political Science) and Ben Railton (English Studies) along with Joana Dos Santos, director of the United Neighbors of Fitchburg. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State University Center for Conflict Studies.

  • Communications Media Lecture by filmmaker Mary Jane Doherty (Tue, Mar 28)

    Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, Randall Lecture Hall, Antonucci Science Complex, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fitchburg State's Communications Media Department Lecture Series continues with a presentation by documentary filmmaker Mary Jane Doherty who will talk about her filmmaking and screen her feature length documentary film, Primaria (2016), about children growing up within the Cuban ballet system. Professor Doherty, who teaches film at Boston University, trained under cinema verite inventor and filmmaker Ricky Leacock in the legendary MIT film/video program. She freelanced for documentary film companies such as Blackside, Inc., acquiring national and international film credits as editor, cinematographer, and sound designer. She has worked on films such as Make It Just Right, featuring former Vice President Al Gore and Ten Thousand Shovels, a film on land use changes in China. Her work has been shown in such festivals as Toronto, Venice, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Women in the Director's Chair and the National Poetry Workshop Festival. Cost: Free

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State @ Rivier (Tue, Mar 28)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Travel Destination

  • TSA recruiting on campus (Wed, Mar 29)

    Posted Wed, 01 Feb 2017

    11:00 AM-2:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Lower Level, North Street entrance, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security will be recruiting on campus. Criminal justice majors are wanted, and all majors are welcome. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Section meeting of American Chemical Society (Wed, Mar 29)

    Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017

    5:30 PM-8:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Central Massachusetts Section of the American Chemical Society will meet on campus March 29 with their new faculty night. The evening will include presentations of research by new members Steven Fiedler (Fitchburg State), Susan Mitroka (Worcester State) and Anita Mattson (WPI). To register for the event please contact Professor Mel Govindan at mgovindan@fitchburgstate.edu. The event will include a social hour with cash bar starting at 5:30 p.m. and a buffet dinner ($15 per person) at 6:30 p.m. New faculty research presentations will begin at 7:30 p.m.

  • Cultural Night (Wed, Mar 29)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Sponsored by: International Education.

  • Lip Sync Battle (Wed, Mar 29)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    Sponsored by: Fitchburg Activities Board.

  • Spring Open Forum (Thu, Mar 30)

    Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017

    10:00 AM-11:00 AM, 3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Conlon Fine Arts, Kent Recital Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    President Lapidus and other Fitchburg State leaders will present an information session and open forum that includes updates on our community's progress and plans. These recurring campus-wide gatherings provide an opportunity to hear what's happening on campus and also encourage an open dialogue about important issues. Two information sessions are planned 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. so everyone has a chance to participate.

  • Carlos Diego (Thu, Mar 30)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    3:30 PM-6:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Sponsored by: Center for Diversity and Inclusiveness.

  • 12th Annual Drag Show (Thu, Mar 30)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    7:00 PM-11:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletics and Recreation Center, Parkinson Gymnasium, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Gay Straight Alliance at Fitchburg State University will present the twelfth annual drag show Thursday, March 30, at 7 p.m., an event designed to entertain and enlighten the community. "The Willy Wonka and Her Drag Factory Drag Show" will be held at the university’s Recreation Center, 130 North St. Proceeds from the show will support the newly created LGBTQ Student Scholarship that will be handed out. This year's event will feature dancing and cabaret-style performances by 10 stage performers like Rainbow Frite, Lady Sabrina, Mizery, Miss Kris, Vita Summers, Ivy League, Destiny, Roxy Brooks, and Willmuh D, with Raquel Blake to be the hostess for the evening. DJ Scotty P will spin the tunes for the show. Sponsored by: Gay Straight Alliance. Cost: $5 FSU Student / $10 General Public

  • Women's History Month presents: Lead(h)ership Conference (Fri, Mar 31)

    Posted Mon, 06 Mar 2017

    2:00 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fitchburg State's observance of Women's History Month concludes with the second annual Lead(h)ership Conference from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday, March 31 in the main lounge of Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. The conference is being run by students in the university's Feminist Conversations club. To register for the conference, please contact femcon@student.fitchburgstate.edu.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs Westfield State (Fri, Mar 31)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA

  • Throwback Night (Mon, Apr 3)

    Posted Fri, 24 Feb 2017

    5:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Sponsored by: Pokemon Society.

  • Film screening "Paper Tigers" (Wed, Apr 5)

    Posted Tue, 21 Mar 2017

    6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Ellis White Lecture Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The Federation for Children with Special Needs will screen the film "Paper Tigers," set in Walla Walla, Wash., at an alternative school that specializes in educating traumatized youth. The film explores the promise of trauma-informed communities, a movement based on helping youth who are struggling with the legacy of adverse childhood experiences. A post-screening discussion will include Fitchburg Mayor Stephen DiNatale, Fitchburg Public Schools Director of Special Education Alicia Berrospe, LUK Inc. Leader of Trauma Services Ashlee Dionne and Courtney Tackett of the counseling and assessment center at YOU, Inc. For additional information or to register, please visit fcsn.org/rtsc/PaperTigers/ or contact Danielle Hardin at 617-399-8342 or dhardin@fcsn.org. Sponsored by: Federation for Children with Special Needs. Cost: Free

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs UMass-Dartmouth (Wed, Apr 5)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA

  • The Bridge of Central Massachusetts Recruiting on Campus (Thu, Apr 6)

    Posted Thu, 05 Jan 2017

    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)
    The Bridge of Central Massachusetts will be recruiting behavioral sciences, nursing and psychology majors on Thursday, April 6; and Thursday, May 4 in Hammond Hall. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Forum on Fitchburg Theater Block (Thu, Apr 6)

    Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017

    7:00 PM-8:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Conlon Hall, Kent Recital Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The community is invited to take part in a forum to discuss the possible uses of the Main Street theater block. Fitchburg State purchased the building in 2016 and will begin renovations to the second floor of the building this spring, including entrepreneurial laboratory space. The entrepreneurship area will span academic disciplines and provide opportunities for interdisciplinary learning. The forum will be moderated by a professional consultant Fitchburg State has engaged to help determine the best future use of the building. The discussion will provide an opportunity for local leaders and members of the public to share their views on how this space could be utilized in the service of our shared community. The discussion on April 6 will focus on the short-term objectives and possibilities for the first phase of the renovation project.

  • Puglia: A Dinner with Fred Plotkin (Fri, Apr 7)

    Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2016

    6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub (Corner of North & Pearl Streets), 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fred Plotkin returns to campus to enlighten us about the history, culture and, perhaps most importantly, cuisine of Puglia. An authentic menu of specialty dishes will set the stage for the renowned author and gourmands verbal tour of the region. Come experience the traditions of Puglia through this delightful culinary and cultural adventure. Cost: $35 Fridays, Saturdays, Apr 7 - Apr 8

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State @ MCLA (Sat, Apr 8)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Travel Destination

  • Puglia: A Dinner with Fred Plotkin (Sat, Apr 8)

    Posted Fri, 09 Dec 2016

    6:30 PM-8:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Falcon Hub (Corner of North & Pearl Streets), 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fred Plotkin returns to campus to enlighten us about the history, culture and, perhaps most importantly, cuisine of Puglia. An authentic menu of specialty dishes will set the stage for the renowned author and gourmands verbal tour of the region. Come experience the traditions of Puglia through this delightful culinary and cultural adventure. Cost: $35 Fridays, Saturdays, Apr 7 - Apr 8

  • Resumes on the Run (Mon, Apr 10)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Counseling and Advising Center presents "Resumes on the Run" on Monday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. in Room 318. No appointment is necessary during these times; just drop by with your resume in hand for a quick review. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Resumes on the Run (Mon, Apr 10)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Counseling and Advising Center offers its annual "Resumes on the Run" workshop on Monday, April 10 in Hammond Hall room 318. No appointment is necessary during the allocated times; just drop by with your resume in hand for a quick review. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Recruiter on campus (Tue, Apr 11)

    Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017

    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)
    The Arc of Opportunity in North Central Massachusetts will be recruiting human services majors from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 11 in Hammond Hall. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State @ Colby-Sawyer (Tue, Apr 11)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    4:30 PM-6:30 PM, Travel Destination

  • U.S. Army Active Duty and Reserve recruiting on campus (Wed, Apr 12)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    10:30 AM-1:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Lower Level, North Street entrance, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    U.S. Army active duty and reserve will be recruiting on campus on Wednesday, April 12. All majors are welcome. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Journalist Michael Rezendes presents "The Power of Journalism in a Perilous Age" (Wed, Apr 12)

    Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University, Randall Lecture Hall, Antonucci Science Complex, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Boston Globe journalist Michael Rezendes will present "The Power of Journalism in a Perilous Age" at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 12. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State University Center for Conflict Studies.

  • Summer Research Opportunities (Fri, Apr 14)

    Posted Thu, 23 Mar 2017

    Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    Attention students: the Fitchburg State Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Experience is a paid opportunity focused on the environmental and public health of our host community. The projects that make up this summer research experience will involve a collaboration between students, their peers, and faculty across a variety of settings (hands-on field and laboratory work and personal and professional development). Learn more and apply at fitchburgstate.edu/summer-research.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs. Framingham St (Fri, Apr 14)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA

  • Communications Media Lecture by photographer Marie Cosindas (Tue, Apr 18)

    Posted Tue, 28 Feb 2017

    3:30 PM-4:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, Randall Lecture Hall, Antonucci Science Complex, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fitchburg State's Communications Media Department Lecture Series concludes its 2017 programming with a talk by legendary photographer Marie Cosindas. She will talk about her career as a pioneering woman in photography and present some of her extraordinarily rich portrait and still life color photographs including some of the photographs she made for celebrated feature films such as Glory, The Sting, Oklahoma Crude and Scrooge (the musical) among others. Cosindas was born in Boston in 1925, studied painting at the Museum School and worked as a textile designer until the early 1960s when she began to explore black and white photography. She studied with Paul Caponigro, Minor White, and Ansel Adams. She joined the Carl Siembab Gallery in Boston. She has had more than 25 one woman exhibitions and been in many more group exhibitions. Her work is in many permanent collections of institutions such as the MOMA, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The MFA, Boston, the International Museum of Photography, The Art Institute of Chicago, and has been featured in many articles about her work. Cost: Free

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs Salem St (Tue, Apr 18)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Travel Destination

  • Peace Corps recruiting on campus (Wed, Apr 19)

    Posted Wed, 11 Jan 2017

    11:00 AM-3:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Lower Level, North Street entrance, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Peace Corps will be recruiting on campus Wednesday, April 19. The recruiting session will run from 11 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Hammond Hall, followed by a presentation and information center from 2 to 3 p.m. in Hammond 214. All majors are welcome. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State @ Bridgewater St (Sat, Apr 22)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Travel Destination

  • Career Counseling presents Senior Drop-In Day (Mon, Apr 24)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Counseling and Advising Center presents its annual Senior Drop-In Day, where graduating students can stop by and make sure their checklist is complete: resume, cover letter, job search and interviewing skills. No appointments necessary, but be sure to bring your resume and/or cover letter to be critiqued. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • Career Counseling presents Senior Drop-In Day (Mon, Apr 24)

    Posted Fri, 10 Mar 2017

    1:00 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Room 318, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The Career Counseling and Advising Center presents its annual Senior Drop-In Day, where graduating students can stop by and make sure their checklist is complete: resume, cover letter, job search and interviewing skills. No appointments necessary, but be sure to bring your resume and/or cover letter to be critiqued. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.

  • M.Ed. Middle School Webinar (Tue, Apr 25)

    Posted Thu, 23 Feb 2017

    5:00 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, online, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    GCE is offering a free webinar to promote the Master of Education in Middle School Education. We'll discuss curriculum, admissions and application requirements and more! And as a bonus for attending our webinar, we'll waive the admission application fee.

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State @ Worcester St (Wed, Apr 26)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Travel Destination

  • Women's Lacrosse: Fitchburg State vs Mass Maritime (Sat, Apr 29)

    Posted Fri, 13 Jan 2017

    1:00 PM-3:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA

  • Panel talk on Trump's first 100 days (Mon, May 1)

    Posted Mon, 20 Mar 2017

    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 will present a panel discussion entitled "President Trump's First 100 Days: Looking Back, Looking Forward" at Ellis White Lecture Hall in Hammond Hall. The panel will include faculty members Eric Budd, Kate Jewell and Paul Weizer from the Economics, History and Political Science Department and faculty member Kyle Moody from the Communications Media Department. Admission is free and open to the public. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State University Center for Conflict Studies.

  • The Bridge of Central Massachusetts Recruiting on Campus (Thu, May 4)

    Posted Thu, 05 Jan 2017

    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)
    The Bridge of Central Massachusetts will be recruiting behavioral sciences, nursing and psychology majors on Thursday, May 4 in Hammond Hall. Sponsored by: Career Counseling & Advising Center.