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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]


Sannicandro Encourages High-Schoolers to Go Public!

Filed under: Schools & Education by News Staff at 1:43 pm on September 23, 2011
Go Public! / Massachusetts public universities and colleges

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Framingham High School - Learn what UMass and other Massachusetts public universities and community colleges offer.

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Representative Tom Sannicandro, House Chair of the Joint Committee on Higher Education, is hosting Go Public!, an event geared toward students and parents interested in learning more about what public universities and colleges offer. Go Public! will take place Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Framingham High School, 115 "A" Street, Framingham, MA.

"We have a terrific public higher education system in Massachusetts," Rep. Sannicandro said. "This event will show our young people and their families how much our public universities can offer."

Go Public! will focus on helping students understand the transition to higher ed while also providing resources for parents. There will be ...[read more]


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