This year’s theme is: Making a World of Difference. IAFSA is seeking a part-time assistant to help make a difference for alumni, students, and the Framingham State community in general.
Please see this link for details and share with fellow alumni: IAFSA Job . . . → Read More: Help make a world of difference: A job opportunity
You are invited…
Members are invited to attend the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni’s Annual Business Meeting to be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10 a.m. at the Edgell Memorial Library at 3 Oak Street, Framingham. The Edgell Library is part of the Framingham History Center complex on Edgell Road facing Framingham Centre . . . → Read More: Revisit original Shoppers World during our Annual Meeting
Marilyn Manzella (Right) presents a check for $ 28,525.00 to Margot Early, Director of Major and Planned Giving at FSU. Thanks to gifts from alumni and friends of IAFSA, this check provides scholarship aid to 49 Framingham State students for the spring semester. Donations have also helped defray the cost of textbooks for five . . . → Read More: More scholarship aid from IAFSA donors
Nominations are needed for the 2013 Touch the Future Award that was inaugurated in 2012 to honor and acknowledge teachers who teach teachers.
The award is to recognize those who have either:
Provided a framework for those who will teach,
Advanced knowledge in their subject,
Provided inspiration, enthusiasm, and lasting motivation to students and/or associates.
Nominees must have a connection . . . → Read More: Did a teacher touch your future?
In addition to our annual Echo newsletter and annual report publication, we have started a mini-newsletter, the Alumni House Echoes. There’s a lot happening here and we want to share it with our members. To save money, we are publishing it online. Printed copies available on request.
We have just published the latest issue. . . . → Read More: Alumni House Echoes Newsletter
This week IAFSA launched a new initiative: “Independent Thinking” Focus Groups.
We hosted small gatherings of alums at Alumni House to talk about IAFSA and its past, present, and future. Only an hour long, the chats were full of insights and ideas. IAFSA Board members and guests enjoyed the give and take. Those . . . → Read More: Focus on “Independent Thinking”
Marilyn Manzella, IAFSA’s Executive Director, presents Robert Walmsley, FSU Assistant Director of Alumni Relations with a check for $40,525 designated for scholarships and loans for the Fall 2012 semester. A record 54 students will benefit from this check made possible by you, our members and friends. Contributions, starting at $10 and from as . . . → Read More: Member Donations Add Up to Make a Difference
We have signed up for eBay Giving Works as another way to raise money for our scholarship and benevolent programs and to help pay for needed repairs to Alumni House.
If you list an item on eBay, you can donate to IAFSA at the same time.
Just choose a percentage of the selling price to go . . . → Read More: Do you buy or sell on eBay?
As part of our community outreach, we are now members of the MetroWest Tourism and Visitors Bureau. This means that the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni and Alumni House are listed on the Bureau’s website: www.metrowestvisitors.org. An added benefit is that Alumni House is also listed on the Massachusetts Film Office’s website: http://www.mafilm.org.
As a result . . . → Read More: Location, location, location…
Murphy Family members Dan McCool and Molly Igo meet with IAFSA Executive Director Marilyn Manzella to discuss applications for the Paul Murphy Scholarship.
IAFSA Executive Board and scholarship committee members have finished reviewing the applications of many deserving Framingham State students. The caliber of the candidates was high this year and the need was great . . . → Read More: It’s IAFSA Scholarship decision time