Fitchburg State University awarded more than 400 graduate and undergraduate degrees during the winter ceremony of its 127th commencement exercises Friday, Dec. 22.
Fitchburg State's Xi Psi Chapter of the educational honor society Kappa Delta Pi received national recognition this year.
The recognition speaks to the quality of online courses and the care that faculty take to make sure their courses provide a unique experience for students that promotes engagement and rigor.
Fitchburg State students and faculty are enjoying life-changing experiences through scholarship-funded, credit-bearing expeditions.
The professors are looking to show teachers how they can inspire readers to consider complicated questions about the subjects they are learning.
The university has more than 3,000 students in graduate classes this semester, with approximately 80% being taught online.
The Future Educator Academy, launched in 2021, is designed to address ongoing demographic shifts by recruiting and training future educators from traditionally underrepresented populations.
In the program, four junior-year teacher candidates will take part in a series of virtual seminars in which they will interact with other future educators from the U.S. and Israel.
Students participated in a unique service learning experience in Spain where they worked with their peers in English language immersion.
A new transfer agreement between Fitchburg State and Mount Wachusett Community College will help streamline the transfer process for students pursuing degrees in middle school or secondary education.