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Campus Events Calendar

Ongoing Events

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 4/9/2014 - 5/30/2014

ARTeries
8:00 AM-8:00 PM - free
Opening | Wednesday, April 9 | 5:30 PM | Reception to follow

ARTeries is the Humanities Departments juried exhibition, showcasing the strongest original student work in drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed-media art. Now an annual exhibition, the show celebrates and showcases the artistic talents of Fitchburg State students.

For more information, e-mail centerstage@fitchburgstate.edu or call 978-665-3347.

April 2014

Sunday, 4/27/2014

U.S. Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band
4:00 PM-6:00 PM Weston Auditorium - Free
The Fitchburg Civic Days Committee and the United States Air Force are pleased to announce a free concert to be given by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Concert Band at Weston Auditorium at Fitchburg State University. The Concert Band features the diverse talents of 38 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. Featuring a full rhythm section in addition to a wind ensemble, the Concert Band's versatility entertains audiences with a variety of musical selections from Broadway to symphonic classical favorites from jazz to patriotic marches. The performance is part of the city of Fitchburg's 250th anniversary celebration.

Sponsored by: Fitchburg Civic Days Committee
For more information, e-mail civicdays@fitchburgma.gov or call 978-829-1804.

Tuesday, 4/29/2014

Resumes on the Run (Fitchburg State University Only)
9:30 AM-12:00 PM Hammond Hall, Career Center, Room 318 - Free
Attention students: The Career Center's annual "Resume on the Run" event is coming April 29. Students are invited to drop by during the allocated hours for a resume critique. No appointment necessary. Just be sure to bring your resume in hand.

Sponsored by: Career Center
For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu or call 978-665-3151.

Resumes on the Run (Fitchburg State University Only)
2:30 PM-5:00 PM Hammond Hall, Career Center, Room 318 - Free
Attention students: The Career Center's annual "Resume on the Run" event is coming April 29. Students are invited to drop by during the allocated hours for a resume critique. No appointment necessary. Just be sure to bring your resume in hand.

Sponsored by: Career Center
For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu or call 978-665-3151.

TEECA Informational Session (Fitchburg State University Only)
3:30 PM-4:30 PM Conlon Hall, Room 103
What is TEECA? The Technology & Engineering Education Collegiate Association of Fitchburg State University. This information session will present interested students the opportunity to meet with local club officers and learn about upcoming TEECA trips and competitions. TEECA is for college students who are preparing for their future careers as public school technology and engineering education teachers. The purpose of TEECA is to promote leadership, fellowship, scholarship, and a philosophical foundation for future technology and engineering teachers, through coordinated activities at the chapter, state, regional, and international level.
For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, 4/30/2014 - 6/30/2014

VISIONS
8:00 AM-5:00 PM Hammond Hall, Hammond Hall Art Gallery - free
Opening Events | Wednesday, April 30
Alumni Panel | 3:30 PM | Ellis White Lecture Hall
Visions Forum | 4:30 PM | Ellis White Lecture Hall
Reception | 5:30 PM | Hammond Hall
Gallery Opening | 5:30 PM | Hammond Hall Art Gallery
Theatre Showcase | 7 PM | Weston Auditorium
Film and Video Screening | 8 PM | Weston Auditorium

VISIONS is the juried honors showcase of the year's best original student work in the Communications Media department. The entire campus and local community look forward to this annual event, which consists of presentation forums; an exhibition featuring photography, graphic design and interactive media; theatre showcases; and concludes with a film/video screening.

Sponsored by: CenterStage at Fitchburg State University
For more information, e-mail centerstage@fitchburgstate.edu or call 978-665-3347.

May 2014

Thursday, 5/1/2014

Fitchburg State presents lecture on Armenian Genocide
3:30 PM-5:00 PM Hammond Hall, Room G01
A recognized expert on the Armenian Genocide will discuss that dark chapter in history in a lecture at Fitchburg State University on Thursday, May 1 at 3:30 p.m. in Hammond Hall, 160 Pearl St. Admission is free and open to the public. Taner Akcam, the Robert Aram and Marianne Kaloosdian and Stephan and Marian Mugar Chair in Armenian Genocide Studies at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University, will make his presentation on the eve of the centennial of World War I. Akcam is an internationally recognized human rights activist and was one of the first Turkish intellectuals to recognize and openly discuss the Armenian Genocide. He is the author of several books, most recently, The Young Turks Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire (2012), which earned the Middle East Studies Association Albert Hourani Book Award (2013) and was named one of the years (2012) best books on the Middle East by Foreign Affairs.
For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu.

Monday, 5/5/2014

Fitchburg State presents spring choral concert
7:30 PM-9:30 PM Weston Auditorium - Free
Fitchburg State University will hold its spring choral concert, featuring music from the Renaissance up to contemporary pieces, on Monday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in Weston Auditorium, 353 North St. Admission is free. The concert will feature two ensembles of talented students. The Fitchburg State University Choir features 35 students singing in concert, while the Chamber Singers is a six-voice a cappella group. The concert will be conducted by Marjorie Ness, accompanied by William Ness. Soprano Maria Ferrante will also be performing Italian art songs at the concert.

For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu.

Wednesday, 5/7/2014

Career Center Senior Drop-In Day (Fitchburg State University Only)
9:30 AM-12:00 PM, 2:30 PM-5:00 PM Hammond Hall - Free
The Career Center's annual "Senior Drop In Day" is coming Wednesday, May 7. Seniors can have their resume and cover letters critiqued (be sure to bring drafts in hand). Students can also get counseling on interviewing skills and the job search process. No appointments necessary during the allocated time frame.
Sponsored by: Career Center
For more information, e-mail prsocialweb@fitchburgstate.edu.

Monday, 5/12/2014

Barton Associates recruiting on campus (Fitchburg State University Only)
10:00 AM-2:00 PM Hammond Hall, Lower level, North Street entrance
Barton Associates is hiring for entry-level healt hcare sales positions at their new Keene, N.H. office opening in September. If you are interested in learning about their current openings, come check them out and say hello at their table on Monday, May 12 at Hammond. Interested students who are unable to visit on May 12 should feel free to contact Erin Arbour at earbour@bartonassociates.com or call 413-346-3601.
Sponsored by: Career Center
For more information, e-mail dmaynard@fitchburgstate.edu or call 978-665-3151.

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