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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]


Danny O'Connor Boxing Match Cancelled

Filed under: General Interest by Randy Harris at 4:29 pm on November 2, 2010
Framingham boxing match cancelled.

Homecoming boxing match canceled.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - A boxing exhibition featuring Framingham native champion boxer Danny O'Connor has been canceled. Citing difficulties in obtaining the necessary permits to hold the match in Nevins Hall, the bout has been rescheduled to Nov. 20th and moved to the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT.

O'Connor who grew up in Saxonville and wrestled at Framingham High has already racked up an impressive professional boxing record.  Among other titles he was a 2008 National Golden Gloves Champion, 2008 US Future Stars National Champion, and a 2008 Alternate US Olympic Boxing Team member.  O'Connor is undefeated in his professional boxing career.

According to a press release from Warriors Boxing promoter Leon Margules the match featuring O'Connor which was billed as "The Homecoming", was canceled due to what he describes as [Framingham's] "bizarre bureaucracy".

In the press release Margules claims; "representations were made to me by town officials that I would be able to sell ...[read more]


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