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Lasell Sweeps Tri-Match with Framingham State and Daniel Webster

Filed under: Schools & Education,Sports by News Staff at 6:54 pm on September 17, 2011
Framingham State University RAMS Athletics

Framingham State University RAMS Athletics

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Lasell College women's volleyball team swept a tri-match this afternoon defeating both Framingham State University and Daniel Webster College in five sets by a score of 3-2, while in the days other match the Rams defeated Daniel Webster 3-0.

After the two victories, the Lasers improve to 6-5 on the year and the Rams move to 7-5, while the Eagles suffer their first two losses of the season and are now 6-2.

Lasell won a hard fought match to open the day defeating the Rams 3-2.  Framingham State took the opening set by a score of 25-22 before Lasell responded winning the next two 26-24 and 25-18.  Lasell held the lead for most of the fourth set before the Rams rallied to ...[read more]


Alumni Association Announces Framingham State 2011-2012 Scholarships

Filed under: Schools & Education,Uncategorized by Randy Harris at 1:06 pm on July 19, 2011
Alumni House, Framingham State University
Alumni House

FRAMINGHAM, MA- The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni, ("IAFSA"), a self-governing, non-profit organization established in 1874 which receives and administers funds that provide scholarships and interest-free loans to FSU students, has announced its list of 2011-2012 scholarship winners.

Scholarships, (and loan funding), are made possible by donations, bequests, and rental of the Alumni House.

Scholarships ranged from $500 to $2500.

Verena Lutz and Mariya Dzhyoyeva were the only Framingham residents among the 2011-2012 recipients. Both received a "Dorothy Larned Scholarship" award. The scholarship, which encourages the sharing of international cultures was ...[read more]


Youth Football Camp at Framingham State

Filed under: Health & Fitness,Schools & Education by News Staff at 3:58 pm on June 21, 2011
Youth Fooball Camp, July 2011 with Framingham State University RAMS Football

Framingham State RAMS Youth Football Camp

FRAMINGHAM, MA - The Framingham State University football program is sponsoring a youth football camp July 25-28, 2011 from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the university's Maple Street field.

The "no-contact" camp is open to players age 8 through 15.

Space is limited to the first 100 players to register, (to maintain a 10:1 player coach ratio).

Participants must submit medical release form with registration and $120 (non-refundable) fee.

For additional information or to download forms visit:  www.fsurams.com/sports/fball/

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Framingham State Name Change

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 11:06 pm on November 4, 2010
Framingham State College changes name to Framingham State University

Will a degree from Framingham State University look better than one from a mere college? And what to do about those who routinely shorten the name to "FSC" ? , (initials which no longer fit!)

FRAMINGHAM, MA - "Framingham State University" is now the official name of the school which has sat atop Bare Hill since 1853.

The school was originally founded in 1839 as a state-funded "Normal School" to standardize, (or "normalize"), the training of teachers in America.

The Normal School was first located in Lexington and then Newton, MA and after outgrowing both locations moved to Framingham where it has flourished and grown for more than a century and a half.

An act which became effective October 26, 2010 changes M.G.L. Ch. 15A, Sec. 5, and creates sub-sections of the law which in addition to renaming (6) colleges, breaks the state's system of higher education into three segments;

  • (i) the university of Massachusetts segment
  • (ii) the state university segment
  • (iii) the community college segment ...[read more]

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