Sunday, November 4, 2012
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts held an all-day conference on careers in science technology, engineering and math for middle and high school Scouts.
Girl Scouts from all over the Commonwealth were experimenting, investigating and questioning scientific theory with the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Council, who held an all-day conference on careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) for middle and high school Scouts. More than 150 middle and high school Scouts attended the Changing the World Through STEM: Teen Career Expo on Sunday, Oct. 28. Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts believes that meeting women immersed in the STEM disciplines and providing a variety of opportunities for exposure to STEM careers will increase interest and awareness among girls about STEM and encourage them to pursue higher education and careers in these fields. All Scouts participated …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Framingham State has been designated as one of 60 NASA Educator Resource Centers in the country, which provided the school with access to NASA’s vast library of educational resources.
Framingham State University has been selected by NASA's Aerospace Education Services Project (AESP) to participate as a member in a newly created alliance designed to provide professional development for educators. The new NASA–AESP Professional Development Alliance, administered by Penn State University for NASA, consists of a select group of high-quality professional development providers. The goal of the alliance is to improve education in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines through collaborations that identify and serve appropriate audiences, providing them with sustained access to NASA resources and assets. Member organizations collaborate with NASA Education, the space agency’s education wing, to …
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Governor Deval Patrick announced his Performance Incentive Fund grant program at Framingham State University yesterday.
Framingham State University was bursting with excitement yesterday. Not only was it the first day of classes, but Governor Deval Patrick announced the recipients of his new Performance Incentive Fund grant program at the state university. The fund awards grants to public colleges and universities to spur innovative programs and reward efforts to improve educational outcomes. Framingham State University was one of 18 campuses awarded a grant. In total, $2.5 million in grants were awarded. Framingham State will receive just over $59,000 to revamp its lower-level science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses. "The innovative strategies that will be advanced through these grants demonstrate our commitment to provide all students …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Lt. Governor Tim Murray answered questions about job creation, health insurance and education at the Memorial Building last night. It was one stop in the Lt. Governor's Summer Conversation tour across the state.
Watch what Lt. Governor Tim Murray had to say about job creation and education based on questions from MetroWest residents who attended Murray's Summer Conversations event at the Memorial Building Monday night in Framingham. Those who asked questions included Framingham School Committee Chair Beverly Hugo, Regis College President Antoinette Hays, who lives in Wayland, John Lawrence of Pepper's Fine Foods Catering in Northborough and Steve Joyce, of Framingham, a member of the New England Carpenters Union.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Framingham State University senior Danielle Farmer is one of 29 students to be honored at the State House tomorrow, May 12 at noon.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Framingham State University senior Danielle Farmer is one of 29 outstanding 2011 graduates of Massachusetts community colleges, state universities and the University of Massachusetts who will be honored for both academic achievement and their contributions to the Commonwealth in a State House ceremony at tomorrow, May 12 at noon. Farmer, 21, of Billerica was nominated by faculty and staff at the University because she has proven herself to be a leader, a role model for her peers and an exemplary student. Following graduation, Farmer will enter the prestigious Teach for America Program and travel to North Carolina to teach students from low-income families for two years. She was a member of the University’s Institutional Honors Program and …