News & Events
FSU Receives 40,000 Grant from the Baker Administration to Increase Dual Enrollment Opportunities for Low-Income, Underrepresented and First Generation StudentsSeptember, 2020
The Baker Administration has awarded Framingham State University $40,000 to expand access to higher education opportunities to low-income, underrepresented and first generation students through the Commonwealth Dual Enrollment Program (CDEP).
FSU Library Receives $7,500 Grant to Foster Increased Civic EngagementSeptember 21, 2020
Framingham State University’s Whittemore Library aims to become a hub of civic engagement during the upcoming academic year with help from a $7,500 federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC).
Three Exciting New Exhibitions Open at Framingham State University’s Danforth Art Museum on September 19thSeptember 16, 2020
Photo Credit: Katherine Gulla, Fossil 4, 2015. The work of artists Katherine Gulla, Rebecca Hutchinson and Catherine Smith will be on display at Framingham State University’s Danforth Art Museum starting September 19th as part of the museum’s fall exhibition series.
Framingham State Announces Virtual Arts & Ideas SeriesSeptember 9, 2020
The COVID19 pandemic isn’t stopping Framingham State University from moving ahead with an exciting lineup of speakers, films, exhibitions and performances for its 2020-2021 Arts & Ideas Series.
Framingham State University Recognized with Award for Diversity and Inclusion EffortsSeptember 1, 2020
Framingham State University has again been recognized for its efforts to support diversity, equity, and inclusion on campus with a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
FSU Biotechnology Students Win ISPE Chapter of the Year AwardJuly 28, 2020
The ISPE (International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers) student chapter at Framingham State University has been selected as the Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year for the Boston area by the international non-profit organization.
Framingham State University’s Danforth Art Museum Reopening to Public August 1stJuly 28, 2020
The Danforth Art Museum at Framingham State University is slated to reopen to its members and the general public later this week after being closed since late March due to COVID19
FSU Announces 2020 Distinguished Faculty and LibrariansJuly 8, 2020
Framingham State University is pleased recognize the winners of the 2020 Distinguished Faculty and Librarian Awards in the areas of Teaching, Scholarship/Creative Work, Advising, and Professional Service.
Framingham State University Vice President Dr. Constanza Cabello Named to AASCU 2020 Millennium Leadership InitiativeJune 22, 2020
Dr. Constanza Cabello, Framingham State University’s Vice President for Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement, has been named to a prestigious leadership initiative that has been successful in shaping future college presidents and chancellors from underrepresented backgrounds.
Framingham State University Launches Intensive Program Focused on Race and Equity Training for STEM FacultyJune 3, 2020
Beginning this week, 11 faculty members from Framingham State University and 4 from MassBay Community College will take part in the Framingham State University STEM Racial Equity Institute, which is the centerpiece of a $1 million grant FSU received from the Howard Hughes Institute (HHMI) in 2018.
Framingham State Receives $100,000 from Cummings Foundation to Create a Summer Bridge Program for Low-Income and First-Generation StudentsJune 1, 2020
Framingham State University (FSU) has received a $100,000 grant spread over four years from Cummings Foundation to create a Summer Bridge Program for underrepresented and first-generation students from low-income households.
Danforth Art School at Framingham State University Offering its Summer Arts Program RemotelyMay 28, 2020
The Danforth Art School at Framingham State University is moving its Summer Arts Program online, providing students with a wonderful creative outlet while they are stuck at home.
FSU Senior Mary Kate O’Day Named 2020 MASCAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the YearMay 20, 2020
Reigning Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Year, senior guard Mary Kate O'Day (Berlin, Mass.) has been selected the 2020 MASCAC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year as selected by the conference's eight Directors of Athletics.
Students in Non-Profit Giving Course Overcome Pandemic Obstacles and Award $10,000May 13, 2020
The COVID19 pandemic has taken a massive toll on non-profits and charitable organizations, as the need for services has skyrocketed while donations have dropped off.
Framingham State Ranked in the Top 25 Nationwide for Best Value by College ConsensusApril 27, 2020
Framingham State University has been ranked a top 25 "Best Value College for 2020" in the U.S. by the rankings website College Consensus.
2nd Annual Mancuso Scholars Receive Opportunity to Attend FSU at No CostApril 22, 2020
Nicolle Fernandes has dreamed of going to college since she was a young child, motivated in part by having opportunities her mother lacked growing up in Brazil.
Framingham State University Recognized as an Emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)April 21, 2020
Framingham State University has been recognized as an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) by the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).
FSU Provides Over $8,000 in Medical Supplies to MetroWest Medical CenterMarch 26, 2020
Responding to a call from local hospitals and other medical organizations, Framingham State University has gathered more than $8,000 worth of medical gloves, masks, alcohol swabs, Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer, isolation gowns and other supplies on campus to provide to the MetroWest Medical Center. The supplies are critical to protecting front line medical professionals and patients fighting the COVID-19 coronavirus.
Women's Basketball Wins First MASCAC TitleMarch 2, 2020
The top seed Framingham State University women's basketball team received 27 points from Tournament MVP Mary Kate O'Day '20 as the Rams defeated third seed Worcester State 66-51 in the championship game of the 2020 Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) Women's Basketball Tournament at the Athletic Center on February 29th.
FSU Recognized for Excellence in Inclusion by Strive for CollegeFebruary 28, 2020
Students who are the first in their family to pursue higher education or come from a low-income household continue to be severely underrepresented on college campuses, despite high educational aspirations. While over 80 percent of such students have expectations of going to college in the tenth grade, only 20 percent will earn a bachelor's degree by the age of 25.
Pine Street Inn President Lyndia Downie and AP White House Reporter Jonathan Lemire to Serve as FSU Commencement SpeakersFebruary 19, 2020
Framingham State is pleased to announce that Pine Street Inn President and Executive Director Lyndia Downie and Associated Press White House Reporter and Political Analyst Jonathan Lemire will serve as the University's commencement speakers on Sunday, May 24.