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  • Fitchburg State Alumni Men's Soccer Game (Sat, Aug 24)

    Posted Tue, 02 Jul 2019

    1:00 PM-6:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Former Falcons men's soccer players are invited to join Coach Werner Thissen on Saturday, August 24, 2019 to play in the Falcons' season opener at Elliot Field. Team-up with teammates across class years to play against this year's student team. Registration and warm-up begin at 1 PM, game starts at 1:30 PM and a barbecue for alumni, students and families will follow. The fun will continue with an alumni gathering with Coach Thissen at Slattery's starting at 5 PM. Please register by August 16. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State Alumni Association. Cost: $30 (players from Class of 2014 & earlier), $15 (players from Class of 2015-2019), $15 (non-playing lunch attendees)

  • New Student Move-In (Mon, Sep 2)

    Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2019

    Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Residence halls open for first-year students.

  • Returning Student Move-In (Wed, Sep 4)

    Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2019

    Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Residence halls open for the semester for returning students.

  • Fall Semester Classes Begin (Thu, Sep 5)

    Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2019

    Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fall semester courses begin Thursday, Sept. 5.

  • Jimmy Sheehan Alumni Cross Country Meet (Sat, Sep 7)

    Posted Mon, 08 Jul 2019

    10:30 AM-2:00 PM, Doyle Conservation Center, 464 Abbott Avenue, Leominster, MA
    Coaches Jim Jellison and Jamie Aubuchon will be hosting the Jimmy Sheehan Alumni Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, September 7 at Doyle Conservation in Leominster. This annual meet is held in memory of the late coach, Jimmy Sheehan, who made a tremendous contribution to Fitchburg State athletics during his tenure at the university. The meet begins at 11 AM, warm-up and check-in opens at 10:30 AM. Alumni are welcome to compete or watch on the sidelines. Barbecue lunch to follow. Be sure to bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Please register by August 30. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State Alumni Association. Cost: Free

  • Part-Time Career Fair (Tue, Sep 10)

    Posted Thu, 15 Aug 2019

    3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA (Fitchburg State University Only)
    The university will present its annual part-time career fair for off-campus employment from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10 on the main quad, as part of the Rock the Block celebration. Sponsored by: Career Counseling and Advising Center.

  • Rock the Block (Tue, Sep 10)

    Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2019

    3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Learn about the breadth of the campus community at Rock the Block, one of the most popular evens of the year. Highland Avenue will closed to traffic and filled with numerous booths and tables run by both student organizations, departments on campus, and outside vendors. The event gives new and current students the opportunity to see what Fitchburg State has to offer outside of the classroom. Organizations around campus fill their tables with information, sign up sheets, and loads of freebies for students to enjoy. At 5 p.m., attendees will gather on the Quad for a "family photo" kicking off the university's 125th anniversary.

  • LPN to BS in Nursing Webinar (Thu, Sep 12)

    Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2019

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM, Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The LPN to BS in Nursing Bridge program is designed to transition the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to the role of a baccalaureate prepared Registered Nurse (RN). Join us at the webinar where we'll discuss curriculum, admissions, application requirements, and more! And as a bonus for attending our webinar, we'll waive your admission application fee.

  • Police Program Graduation (Fri, Sep 13)

    Posted Wed, 14 Aug 2019

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Weston Auditorium, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Fitchburg State's groundbreaking Police Program will hold the graduation ceremony of its second Recruit Officer Course on Friday, Sept. 13 at Weston Auditorium.

  • Constitution Day: Antonelli v. Hammond (Tue, Sep 17)

    Posted Mon, 12 Aug 2019

    3:30 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Main Lounge, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Gain a window into how the unrest of the Vietnam era played out on the Fitchburg State campus when members of the college newspaper staff who took Fitchburg State administrators to court, and won, return to campus to look back at the landmark free speech case "Antonelli v. Hammond." In September of 1969, at the height of the Vietnam war and amid a national wave of student activism, members of the student newspaper The Cycle sought to publish part of a novella by Black Panthers founder Eldridge Cleaver. School administrators blocked its publication members of the student newspaper staff took the administration to court. The case was decided in the students' favor on Feb. 5, 1970. The program will mark Fitchburg States observance of Constitution Day and also helps launch the university's 125th anniversary celebration.

  • ideaLab Hackathon (Mon, Sep 23)

    Posted Tue, 13 Aug 2019

    6:00 PM-8:30 PM, Fitchburg State University, ideaLab, 717 Main St., Fitchburg, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    The second Hackathon at the ideaLab at the theater block downtown will bring community stakeholders together to tackle challenges head-on in a fun-filled brainstorming activity. This event will explore how to create strong connections between Fitchburg State students and the wider community. Registration is encouraged at hackfitchburg.eventbrite.com.

  • ALFA Food for Thought Lecture: The 500-Year Battle Over Who is an American (Tue, Sep 24)

    Posted Tue, 23 Jul 2019

    2:30 PM-4:00 PM, Fitchburg State University: Hammond Hall, Ellis White Lecture Hall, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    We the People. The Constitution begins with those deceptively simple words, but how do Americans define that "We"? In this Food for Thought lecture, Professor Ben Railton argues that throughout our history two competing yet interconnected concepts have battled to define our national identity and community: exclusionary and inclusive visions of who gets to be an American. This talk is sponsored by Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA). Learn more about fitchburgstate.edu/alfa. Sponsored by: Adult Learning in the Fitchburg Area (ALFA).

  • Forensic Nursing Webinar (Wed, Sep 25)

    Posted Thu, 01 Aug 2019

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM, Fitchburg State University, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    Do you want to be a vital part of the investigation and treatment of perpetrators of abuse, violence, criminal activity and traumatic accidents? Then earn your Master of Science in Nursing (Forensic) online from one of the most widely respected graduate study programs in the country. Join us at the webinar where we'll discuss curriculum, admissions, application requirements, and more!

  • Falcons Hockey Blue Line Golf Tournament (Sat, Oct 5)

    Posted Mon, 08 Jul 2019

    9:00 AM-2:00 PM, Townsend Ridge Country Club, 40 Scales Lane, Townsend, MA
    Join Coach Dean Fuller on Saturday, October 5 for a Falcons Hockey Blue Line golf tournament at Townsend Ridge Country Club, 40 Scales Lane, Townsend, MA. Registration at the club house begins at 9:00 a.m. and tee-off is at 10:00 a.m. Non-alumni, friends and parents are welcome too. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State Alumni Association. Cost: Various

  • Fitchburg State Alumnae Lacrosse Game (Sat, Oct 5)

    Posted Mon, 08 Jul 2019

    1:30 PM-5:30 PM, Fitchburg State University: Athletic Complex and Elliot Field, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA
    All lacrosse alumnae are invited back to campus to play against the current Falcons team in a friendly alumnae game. Registration and warm-up begins at 1:30 PM and the game will start at 2 PM. The day also includes appetizers at Slatterys following the game with Head Coach Rick Terrio. It doesn't matter whether or not you play, please come and cheer us on. Families are welcome. Sponsored by: Fitchburg State Alumni Association. Cost: Free for alumni & friends