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Framingham Receives $475,600 for Remote Learning Enrichment Programs

November 18th, 2020

Framingham Remote Learning EEC Programs

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The City of Framingham has received $475,600.00 for Remote Learning Support Services through the Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund. The purpose of the Remote Learning Support Grant program is to promote and support equitable access to affordable, safe, and supportive environments for children to engage remotely… [read more].

Middle & High School Essay Contest: "What I Love about Framingham"

February 1st, 2015

2015 Framingham Essay Contest

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Calling all middle and high school students! Tell us what you love about our town by writing a 500 word essay. Include three or more features of Framingham that you love. Possible topics; your school, Framingham Public Library, Framingham sports, our history, multicultural community, or something you love about the town. All essays will… [read more].

Congresswoman Clark Discusses Education Priorities with Framingham Schools Superintendent

December 9th, 2014

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Friday, December 5, 2014, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5) met with Framingham Superintendent of Schools Dr. Stacy Scott and his leadership team to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Framingham schools, students and families. The group discussed… [read more].

Alumni Group Awards Sixty-nine Scholarships

August 5th, 2014


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… [read more].

Retiring Framingham Elementary School Teacher Receives Educator's Award

June 24th, 2014

Pat Towle and Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Retiring McCarthy Elementary School teacher Patricia Towle of Framingham was honored with this year’s Touch the Future Award from the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), Adams Road, Framingham. The award’s name is inspired by Framingham State alum Christa McAuliffe’s oft quoted, “I touch the future, I teach.” as well as Christa’s innovation… [read more].

IAFSA Celebrates 140 Years of Service with Alumni House Exhibit

May 15th, 2014

Alumni House, Framingham State University

FRAMINGHAM, MA – 2014 is a landmark year for the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA). It was founded 140 years ago in 1874. Drawing from its archives and loaned items from alumni, IAFSA staff and volunteers have assembled a 140th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit at Alumni House, 42 Adams Road, Framingham. As honored guests, members of… [read more].

FSU Football Celebrates Homecoming with 42-21 Victory over Fitchburg State

September 21st, 2013

Framingham State University RAMS

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Framingham State University football team built a 35-6 halftime lead and overcame three second half turnovers to defeat the Fitchburg State University Falcons 42-21 in a Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference (MASCAC) match-up on the inaugural weekend of MASCAC football. The Rams improve to 2-1 on the year and 1-0 in the conference,… [read more].

Framingham Students Awarded 2013-2014 IAFSA Scholarships

July 29th, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni, (IAFSA), is pleased to announce its 2013-2014 scholarship winners. This year IAFSA is granting awards to a record 62 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. Several… [read more].

Executive Director of Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni Retiring After 25 Years of Service

May 31st, 2013

Retiring IAFSA Executive Director Marilyn Manzella

FRAMINGHAM, MA – Framingham resident, Marilyn Manzella, Executive Director of the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), is retiring after 25 years of service. IAFSA is a self-governing, non-profit organization established in 1874 by dedicated Framingham State alumni. Manzella, Class of 1969, joined the staff in 1988 and became Executive Director in 2004. IAFSA administers funds… [read more].

Sen. Karen Spilka honored by Framingham State University as Citizen Laureate

May 22nd, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, MA – On Sunday morning, May 19th Senator Karen Spilka was presented with the Citizen Laureate Award at the Framingham State University graduate commencement ceremony. The award, given annually to an individual who has consistently supported the University, was awarded to Spilka in recognition of her advocacy on behalf of the MetroWest region.  President Flanagan praised… [read more].