News

Campus preparing for return of students in fall

Fitchburg State will welcome students back to campus this fall with a mixture of in-person and remote instruction that will allow students to pursue their academic goals while keeping all members of the campus community safe. Residence halls will also reopen in new configurations.

Davis Educational Foundation grant will enhance career advising

Efforts to remake career advising for students has been awarded a grant of more than $250,000 from the Davis Educational Foundation, to build a comprehensive model of career advising and services. The grant will also support the creation of a comprehensive internship and employer relations model.

From the President: An Unacceptable Reality

Like so many of you, I have been deeply affected by the events of the past week across this country. The tragic killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has reopened unhealed wounds, and compels us to reflect, and to act.

AGC MA donates $100K for Construction Technology Program

The funds will be used to provide support to the university’s efforts in meeting ABET standards for continuous improvement and meeting the quality standards established by the Construction Management Association of America.

Faculty awards for 2020 announced

The award winners represent excellence by inspiring our students, amplifying the university’s scholarship mission, advancing our graduate programs, and providing service that helps to strengthen not only our campus, but our community.

Congratulations to the Class of 2020

"Be proud of what you have accomplished, for it is no small feat," President Lapidus told graduates. "Even in the best of times, the completion of your college degree is a journey rightly filled with difficulty - which is, of course, part of what makes it worthwhile. Finishing a degree means working successfully under pressure, challenging one’s limitations and broadening your horizons in pursuit of a lofty goal."

Faculty Perspective: COVID-19 complications in testing

With regards to COVID-19, much of the information we receive is an over simplification of a very complex issue. Diagnostic testing is a critical component of any effective COVID-19 response. Before we can get back to any sense of normalcy and open society for business, effective testing is needed.

Honorees announced for Spring 2020 commencement

Fitchburg State has postponed its in-person commencement ceremonies but is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of the Class of 2020 whose members are completing their degrees this month.