Alumni

The Office of Development and Alumni Relations is committed to providing quality programs and services to alumni and friends of Framingham State University.

Whether you’re interested in alumni events and benefits, making a gift or finding the most recent issue of the alumni magazine, we hope you find what you’re looking for and that you stay connected!
Contact Information

Office of Development and Alumni Relations

Office location:
45 Adams Road
T 508-626-4012
F 508-626-4036
alumni@framingham.edu

Mailing address:
100 State Street PO Box 9101
Framingham, MA 01701-9101

Each year Framingham State University's Office of Alumni Relations recognizes alumni for their accomplishments and contributions in both their careers and in their communities. Alumni Achievement Award winners were honored as part of Commencement and Reunion Weekend.

2014 Alumni Achievement Award Recipients:

Dr. Susanne Conley ’90
Distinguished Alumni Award

Susanne is Vice President of Enrollment and Student Development at Framingham State. She took over as vice president shortly after earning her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from UMass Boston in 2007 and has overseen significant undergraduate enrollment growth during her tenure. Susanne volunteers her time to several non-profit boards, including the United Way of Tri-County and Leadership MetroWest.

Margaret Guardiani ’77
Leadership & Service Achievement Award

Few alumni remain as active and committed to their alma mater as Margaret. She has served in a volunteer capacity on FSU’s Foundation Board, Alumni Association and Athletic Hall of Fame Committee. In addition, she has also volunteered her time and expertise to the Citizen’s Scholarship Foundation of Marlborough, the Boys & Girl Club, the United Way and Dana Farber.

Elizabeth Totaro Clarke ’64
Alumni Educator Achievement Award

Elizabeth is an innovative and dedicated teacher and administrator from Central Massachusetts. She developed and taught a special needs program at St. Bridget’s School in Framingham. She also developed the curriculum for St. Bridget’s first all-day kindergarten course in 1987. From 1988 to 1994 she was principal at St. Mary of the Hills School in Milton. She then became principal at Greenlodge School in Dedham from 1994 until 2008.

Martha Turner ’64
Alumni Educator Achievement Award

Martha taught special education at Quincy High School for many years. After receiving certification in mediation from UMass, she became a crisis intervention trainer, while continuing to teach full time. After retiring from teaching, Martha was hired to run the mediation program at Quincy High School, and she volunteered in the court system. Her mediation program received recognition from the Attorney General’s Office.

Brian Boruta ’07
Young Alumni Achievement Award

After graduating from Framingham State in 2007, Brian founded Theater906, a community theater organization which later helped organize a nationally-juried one-week theater festival at FSU. He currently is the Director of Performing Arts at The Umbrella Center for the Arts and is a staff writer for My Entertainment World. Brian holds a Master of Fine Arts from Goddard College, and has performed professionally in NYC, Seattle, Providence and Boston.

Kendra Sampson ’13
Young Alumni Achievement Award

Kendra Sampson is a Youth and Group Engagement Coordinator at Habitat for Humanity. Sampson discovered her passion for service work during an Alternative Spring Break trip her sophomore year at FSU. After graduation, she worked as FSU’s Service and Civic Engagement Coordinator and co-taught a course on Community Activism with Dr. Ira Silver.


2015 Alumni Achievement Awards
Any person or group may nominate an alumnus/a of the University for this recognition by submitting a nomination form or contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at (508) 626-4012 or alumni@framingham.edu.

Framingham State University

100 State Street

PO Box 9101

Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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Phone: 508-620-1220