Statement on the events in Washington, D.C.

As a nation we face deep political divisions. What can heal us is learning how to listen to each other and to engage respectfully with ideas and perspectives that are different from our own.

University supports homeless student scholarship program

Fitchburg State will support homeless students as part of the Commonwealth’s “Moving to College” scholarship program, designed to support unaccompanied homeless youth from the state as they embark on a college degree.

Watch our virtual commencement ceremonies

We were honored to present virtual commencement ceremonies that reflect our university’s traditions and paid tribute to the standout Class of 2020, whose members have endured and overcome great challenges to complete their degrees. 

Links for commencement ceremonies posted

Fitchburg State will hold the long-awaited virtual commencement ceremony for the May 2020 graduates tonight at 6:30 p.m. The video celebrations, organized by academic school, will go live at 6:30 p.m.

Professor co-authors pandemic playbook for kids

The funny, irreverent chapter book for young readers was co-authored by Professor Katharine Covino-Poutasse from the English Studies Department. Topics include technology, how to take a break from screens, strategies for focusing on schoolwork, and suggestions to help kids feel better.