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Alumni Group Awards Sixty-nine Scholarships

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 4:46 pm on August 5, 2014
IAFSA

Visit the IAFSA website for additional information about scholarships at www.AlumniHouse.org

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 scholarship winners.

IAFSA, a charitable non-profit organization founded in 1874, offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans. Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations and bequests.

This year IAFSA is granting awards to a record 68 Framingham State University students. Scholarships range from $250 to $2,500. Recipients were chosen based upon their area of study, academic achievement, financial need, hometown, and campus involvement.

Two Framingham residents received awards. John McNeil was selected to receive the Cannes Internship Scholarship which makes it possible for qualified students to participate in the Cannes International Film Festival program through an associated one credit course. It was established in 2013 by an anonymous donor. Rebecca Wilson received The Murtaugh Scholarship which was established in honor of her parents by Joan E. Murtaugh, ’61 who taught for 36 years in the Framingham Public Schools. Graduates of any high school in Framingham may apply, with preference given to the offspring of police, fire, or military personnel.

Juliana Marra from Natick received the Paul T. Murphy Memorial Scholarship which was established by ...[read more]


Fifty Scholarships Awarded by IAFSA

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 12:18 pm on July 12, 2012
Alumni House, Framingham State University

Alumni House, home of IAFSA

FRAMNGHAM, MA - The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) is pleased to announce its 2012-2013 scholarship winners.

IAFSA offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans. Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations, bequests, and rental of the Alumni House.

This year IAFSA is granting awards to a record 50 Framingham State University students.   Scholarships range from $250 to $3,000.

Two Framingham students, Gilana Telles and Tamara Rosario, were selected to receive the new Murtaugh Scholarship. The Murtaugh Scholarship honors the memory of former Framingham residents Thomas H. and ...[read more]


March 2012 Filmmaking and Video Editing Classes at AF-TV

Filed under: Arts / Culture,Schools & Education by News Staff at 8:09 am on March 4, 2012
Access Framingham (logo)

Access Framingham offers members classes in video production, video editing and more!

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Interested in video production? This month, (March 2012), Access Framingham will be offering two classes, one in Film-making and another on using Final Cut Pro editing software.

Film-making will be led by Access Framingham Operations Manager Melanie Hardy, who will draw on her experience in both film and single-camera video production to teach the best techniques in fictional storytelling and making entertaining and intriguing movies.

The Film-making Class will be held on three consecutive Thursday evenings: March 8th, 15th and 22nd, from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Seats are still available!

Final Cut Pro. This popular class on how to use Apple's software package to produce and edit great video. AF-TV will be holding a special afternoon workshop ...[read more]


New Daytime Classes at Access Framingham

Filed under: General Interest,Schools & Education by News Staff at 1:29 pm on December 30, 2011
Access Framingham (logo)

AF-TV to offer daytime television production classes starting in January of 2012.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Interested in learning about television production? Access Framingham has announced new daytime classes will be offered at the AF-TV Community Media Center beginning on January 18th, 2012.

The first daytime workshop will be a three session course in Basic Camcorder use, Access Framingham's popular entry-level course on how to shoot great video using the studio's professional-level camcorders. The camcorder workshop will take place on Wednesdays from 11:00am to 1:00pm, from January 18th through February 1st.

All Access Framingham workshops are included in the $30 annual membership fee.

"We have offered evening workshops for several years, and some folks have requested daytime availability," said Francesca Cerutti-Harris, AF-TV’s Assistant Director for ...[read more]


Sannicandro Bill Supporters Give Gov 100 Foot Petition

Filed under: Politics,Schools & Education by News Staff at 2:40 pm on June 21, 2011
Supporters and Rep. Tom Sanicandro Present Gov. Patrick with Petition for Transitional Services for Disabled High School Students (June 21, 2011)

Supporters and Rep. Tom Sanicandro present Gov. Patrick with petition at State House, June 21, 2011.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - State Rep. Tom Sannicandro, (D-MA 7th Middlesex District), who represents constituents in Framingham and Ashland, met with supporters this morning before a hearing on House Bill No. H159.

The legislation if approved will amend Massachusetts General Law, (MGL Ch. 71, Sec. 38G) to define a special "Transitional Services" teacher license.

Those teachers would be trained to assist and guide the successful transition of students with disabilities to activities after graduating high school including; furthering ...[read more]


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