Spotlights

  1. Ezequiel De Leon

    Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 at 09:53 AM

    Ezequiel De Leon is a senior Chemistry major in the American Chemical Society Approved Concentration, with minors in Biology and Mathematics. He is the president of the Student Government Association, a resident assistant and a supplemental instructional leader for first-year Biology students. Read more...

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  2. Tyler Carden

    Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 at 03:31 PM

    I came to FSU with little direction other than a vague interest in food. After my first year, everything changed. Organic Chemistry with Dr. Bell changed how I thought about everything related to the STEM field, and how I looked at the world. Read more...

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  3. Danielle Duffet

    Posted: Wed Dec 7, 2016 at 11:09 AM

    Major: Biology, Pre-Health Concentration

    Clubs/Activities: Secretary of Red Cross Club, Member of Aspiring Health Care Professionals Club (AHP), NASA/21st Century Learning Intern at Christa McAuliffe Center  Read more...

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  4. Thalia Jimenez

    Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 at 01:20 PM

    It wasn’t love at first sight for Thalia Jimenez ‘18 when she first looked at Framingham State University during her college search. Read more...

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  5. Leigh Kumpe

    Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 at 01:37 PM

    Leigh Kumpe ’13 has dreamed of being a zookeeper for as long as she can remember. Her mother even has a drawing that Kumpe made in kindergarten of herself with her arm draped around a giraffe. Read more...

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  6. Rachel DeFronzo

    Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 at 11:13 AM

    I work at the EARTH Discovery Center at Southwick's Zoo. EARTH stands for Environmental Awareness of Resources and Threatened Habitats, and it is a nonprofit organization within the zoo that is in charge of the zoo's education and conservation efforts. Read more...

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  7. Erynn Dayhoff

    Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 at 10:20 AM

    Erynn Marshall Dayhoff graduated in 2012 from the Environmental Science program. During her time at FSU, Erynn interned for the American Chestnut Tree Foundation and volunteered her time doing field work for an alpine pond ecology research project on Mount Wachusett. Read more...

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  8. Kylee Dunham

    Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 at 09:45 AM

    Kylee Dunham is a graduate research assistant at the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University. She completed a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science at Framingham State University in the spring of 2013. Read more...

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  9. Aditya Venkatesh

    Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 at 02:08 PM

    I was in the sixth year of my PhD program at the University of Massachusetts Medical School when I took the Drug Development: Process and Regulation Class offered by Framingham State University. Read more...

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  10. Daniella Albuquerque

    Posted: Thu Jun 9, 2016 at 10:54 AM

    As a young girl, I always knew that I wanted to help people through food. I loved science in high school and being in a smaller classroom. When I was looking at colleges, I visited Framingham State University and immediately felt at home. Read more...

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  11. Pamela Ludemann

    Posted: Wed Jun 8, 2016 at 03:59 PM

    Dr. Ludemann led a student service trip in May 2016 to Guatemala to build two homes, work with children, and distribute hundreds of pounds of shoes and clothing collected over the year. Read more...

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  12. Bailey McLernon

    Posted: Wed Jun 8, 2016 at 11:02 AM

    I did not have a very well thought out decision-making process for going to college. My reasoning for coming to FSU was that it was affordable and it had a chemistry program. I was not even interested in having the "college experience." I simply wanted to get my chemistry degree in four years and move on. However, life has a way of turning our plans and ideas upside down. Read more...

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  13. Katherine Morrison

    Posted: Wed Jun 8, 2016 at 10:55 AM

    Entering my freshman year at Framingham State University as a Spanish major, I had little to no idea of the impact that my studies at this University would make on my life. Read more...

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  14. Adel Fauzetdinova

    Posted: Wed Jun 8, 2016 at 10:30 AM

    If somebody had told me a decade ago, when I was an English major in Russia, that I would be teaching an online Portuguese class for Framingham State University (FSU), I would have laughed … or cried. Read more...

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  15. Bridgette Sheridan

    Posted: Wed Jun 1, 2016 at 11:01 AM

    Framingham State History Professor Bridgette Sheridan was honored during the Spring 2016 Commencement ceremony with the Distinguished Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Read more...

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  16. Kate Moran

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 12:18 PM

    Just four years after graduating from Framingham State’s Coordinated Program in Dietetics, Kate Moran has already built an impressive résumé in her young career.   Read more...

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  17. Dan Kessler

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 12:07 PM

    Dan Kessler pulled off the dream of most college students in 2008 when he parlayed a summer internship at EMC into a job right out of college in the data storage and software company’s marketing department. Read more...

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  18. Kathleen Lennon

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 11:50 AM

    In 1963, Kathleen (Hickey) Lennon became the first person in her family to earn a college degree when she graduated from Regis College. Little did she know at the time, her higher education journey was far from over.   Read more...

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  19. Robert Awkward

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 11:34 AM

    Robert Awkward admits to some bias, but doesn’t hold back when touting the quality of Framingham State’s Master of Human Resources (MHR) program.  Read more...

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  20. Justin Lin

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 10:53 AM

    Having attended Boston Public Schools as a child, recent Framingham State graduate Justin Lin ’15 understands the challenges many urban students face in school.  Read more...

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  21. Dan and Patrick Gould

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 10:36 AM

    There is no lack of familiarity in the backcourt of the Framingham State basketball team these days. Twin guards Dan and Patrick Gould have been key playmakers for the team since they arrived at FSU in 2013. It helps that the pair have been playing basketball together their entire lives.  Read more...

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  22. Kaitlyn Shannon

    Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 at 09:58 AM

    Junior Kaitlyn Shannon is a Food and Nutrition major, with a minor in Psychology. Since her freshman year, she has been involved with the groundbreaking Framingham State Food Study taking place on campus in partnership with Boston Children’s Hospital.  Read more...

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  23. Andrew Jung

    Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 at 04:31 PM

    Dr. Changyong (Andrew) Jung has been teaching in the Computer Science Department at Framingham State since 2014. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from Ball State University and a PhD in Computer Science from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Jung and a colleague from Texas A&M recently developed a prototype version of an artificial pancreas for control of diabetes. Read more...

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  24. Hannah Rogers

    Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 at 03:48 PM

    Hannah Rogers ’18 is a sophomore Chemistry major with a concentration in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. She is a member of the Aspiring Health Professionals student club at FSU. Last summer, she volunteered at a camp for kids with muscular dystrophy. Read more...

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  25. Nicole Baptista

    Posted: Thu Sep 3, 2015 at 11:09 AM

    I chose to attend FSU because I was aware that there was a strong business program. I studied Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a minor in Psychology. I was involved in the Business and Psychology Clubs and worked as a resident assistant for three years. Read more...

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  26. Samir Leal

    Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 at 01:17 PM

    I'm a 20 year old senior studying computer science with a concentration on software development, and I'm the Treasurer of the Computer Science Club. I have been commuting to FSU since freshman year. I live 30 minutes away, in Hudson. I chose FSU because it's near my home and it's affordable, plus I got to save more money by commuting, which means I'll owe less when I graduate. Read more...

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  27. Rob DeLeo

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 02:24 PM

    “My time at Framingham State was unquestionably the most transformative four years of my life. I can trace my career path and academic success back to the University. It’s where I discovered my love for teaching and researching.”  Read more...

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  28. Bryan Roof

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 02:17 PM

    “Framingham State is a great value. My education there helped me land my dream job.” Read more...

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  29. Kate Fraser

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 02:14 PM

    “It was a total career change for me when I became a science teacher. I feel the science background I received at Framingham State prepared me well when I sought to get my science teaching certificate.” Read more...

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  30. Yasmin Bilimoria

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 02:07 PM

    “I didn’t come to Framingham State planning to get involved in so many groups on campus. But there are so many wonderful opportunities available to students that enrich the college experience.” Read more...

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  31. Tod Caflisch

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 02:04 PM

    “The greatest benefit I received from Framingham State, besides my degree, is the friendships established there with students, professors and coaches. Many of those friendships I still maintain and enjoy both personally and professionally today.” Read more...

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  32. Nicholas Lantych

    Posted: Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 12:50 PM

    I decided to come to Framingham State because I loved the sense of community that I felt when I visited campus. I soon learned this community existed in the classroom, where professors want their students to thrive in  academics, as well as in residence halls, offices on campus and by FSU students caring about their fellow Rams. Read more...

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  33. Luisanna Castillo

    Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 at 02:05 PM

    I decided to attend FSU after I toured the school with my cousin on his Accepted Students Day reception. I completely fell in love with the campus and its atmosphere. FSU soon became my top choice for college and I don't think there has been a day where I was more excited than the day I received my acceptance letter. Read more...

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  34. Rebecca Tartaglia

    Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 at 01:54 PM

    In my search for a college, Framingham State University just stood out from all of the rest. The campus was beautiful, and I really felt safe, even though I was away from my mom. The community is so welcoming! Read more...

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  35. Brandon Martinez

    Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 at 03:49 PM

    Brandon Martinez is a junior Sociology major at Framingham State. He was elected by his peers to serve as the student trustee on the University’s Board of Trustees. Brandon is also a trip leader for Alternative Spring Break and an intern in the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development (SILD). Read more...

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  36. Vandana Singh

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 03:46 PM

    Framingham State Physics Professor Vandana Singh is one of 13 professors from around the country to be recognized as a STIRS (Scientific Thinking and Integrative Reasoning Skills) Scholar for her case study proposal to explore the impact of drilling for oil and natural gas in the Arctic. Read more...

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  37. Mistress Carrie

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 03:11 PM

    Mistress Carrie’s affiliation with legendary Boston radio station WAAF had already begun when she arrived at Framingham State in the early ‘90s to pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts. Read more...

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  38. Lorretta Holloway

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 03:06 PM

    Dr. Lorretta Holloway has been a professor in the English Department at Framingham State University for 15 years. Her teaching and research interests include 19th century British Literature, Women Writers, Drama, Children’s Literature, and international college readiness standards. She holds a PhD in 19th Century Literature from the University of Kansas. In 2011, Dr. Holloway was presented with the Dr. Robert Martin Outstanding First-Year Advocate Award for her work as an instructor of first-year writing courses and her efforts to educate high school students and their parents about college readiness. Read more...

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  39. Kim Devane

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 02:56 PM

    In 2007, local entrepreneur and Framingham State alumna Kim Devane ’02 launched a successful consulting firm, while staying at home to raise her family.  Read more...

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  40. Doug Scott

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 01:46 PM

    Framingham State alum Doug Scott was honored as the Massachusetts STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Teacher of the Year in 2014 for his many accomplishments while teaching at Natick High School since 2003. Read more...

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  41. Diane Lowe

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 01:42 PM

    Framingham State’s longtime elementary literacy specialist Dr. Diane Lowe still occupies the same office in Crocker Hall that she did when she arrived at the University in the fall of 1973. From her perch on the third floor overlooking Crocker Grove, she’s watched five different presidents (soon to be six) emerge from Dwight Hall on their way to various meetings over the years. Read more...

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  42. Ashley DeSouza

    Posted: Tue Jul 21, 2015 at 01:20 PM

    “Poor kids don’t go to college.” The statement, made by a family friend, stung Ashley De Souza when she was in high school. “My parents immigrated to Framingham from Brazil. I’m a first-generation American and the first in my family to go to college,” she said. Read more...

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