Complimentary Bus from Cape Cod to Alumni House

Alumni House with banners

As part of our 140th Anniversary year, IAFSA is organizing a complimentary bus trip from Cape Cod to Alumni House on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014.

Framingham State Alumni now on the Cape are invited back to Alumni House to enjoy a festive lunch and to enjoy our 140th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit. Participants can also visit the . . . → Read More: Complimentary Bus from Cape Cod to Alumni House

Alumni and Framingham State friends help celebrate IAFSA’s official anniversary

140th Anniversary Cake Cutting

Marilyn Minahan Foley ’58, IAFSA’s Director of Alumni Affairs, 1974-2001, and Kathleen Ryan Roberts ’37, at 99+ years old, IAFSA’s oldest living past president did the honors of cutting our 140th Anniversary Cake.

Alumni, friends, neighbors, new FSU President Javier Cevallos, and many Framingham State staff and faculty attended the cake cutting and open house on Thursday, . . . → Read More: Alumni and Framingham State friends help celebrate IAFSA’s official anniversary

Happy Anniversary to IAFSA!

140th Anniversary cookie

Happy Anniversary to us!

July 10th is our official anniversary and we are having an open house reception from 1 to 5 p.m.

There is a cake cutting ceremony at 1 p.m.

Cake, cookies (chocolate chip, of course), lemonade and iced tea will be served.

All welcome to stop by Alumni House to enjoy refreshments and our Celebration . . . → Read More: Happy Anniversary to IAFSA!

Class of 1964 livens up IAFSA Annual Meeting

140th Anniversary Exhibit Ribbon-Cutting by honored guests Pat Towle and the Class of 1964

140th Anniversary Exhibit Ribbon-Cutting by honored guests Patricia Towle and the Class of 1964

IAFSA’s Annual Meeting on May 17th was SRO at Alumni House with honored guests the members of the Class of 1964.

Pat McMahon Towle ’64 was the recipient of the Touch the Future Award which honors educators.
Cassandra Ferragamo ’14, was . . . → Read More: Class of 1964 livens up IAFSA Annual Meeting

You could win a Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Tablet

Alumni House

Thanks to many generous donors, we are holding a raffle with several prizes to benefit our scholarship fund and to help us continue our mission of serving alumni, students, and the Framingham State Community. Be sure to buy a ticket when you visit Alumni House to see our 140th Anniversary Celebration Exhibit, open weekdays, except . . . → Read More: You could win a Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ Tablet

May 17th is the date to be back on campus

Arts - Theater - Stage Pageant - CROPPED

We are making a major production about this year’s Annual Meeting on May 17th during Alumni Weekend.

This year’s Touch the Future recipient is Pat McMahon Towle ’64. Dr. Mary E. Murphy is our featured speaker, and the guests of honor, members of the celebrating Class of 1964, are officiating at our ribbon-cutting to . . . → Read More: May 17th is the date to be back on campus

We’re celebrating 140 years of service, 1874 – 2014

140th Anniversary Logo

The Alumni Association of the Framingham Normal School was established on July 10, 1874 so we are celebrating our 140th Anniversary this year.

Steve Herring ’76, past president of IAFSA, with input from retired Executive Director Marilyn Manzella ’69, has written a third installment on his history of our organization, “An Association of Our Own,” . . . → Read More: We’re celebrating 140 years of service, 1874 – 2014

Help us get free advertising in the Boston Globe!

Lining up for IAFSA's 140th Anniversary Exhibit

Lining up for IAFSA’s 140th Anniversary Exhibit

Check your mail for a letter from the Boston Globe and send in your vouchers for the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni so that we will receive free advertising space.

The Boston Globe is mailing vouchers to each of its subscribers. Seven-day newspaper subscribers’ vouchers are valued at $100; . . . → Read More: Help us get free advertising in the Boston Globe!

2014 – 2015 IAFSA Universal Scholarship Application now available

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The universal application for IAFSA scholarships is now available online. Printed applications may be picked up at Alumni House, 42 Adams Road, weekdays. They will soon be available at the Framingham State Financial Aid office.

The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni administers over 30 scholarships and awards made possible by alumni and . . . → Read More: 2014 – 2015 IAFSA Universal Scholarship Application now available

New Gap Scholarship Initiative

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As part of #GivingTuesday 2013, IAFSA is launching an initiative for a “Gap” Scholarship Fund to help Framingham State students who suddenly have a shortfall. When the Dean of Students office calls looking for emergency financial aid to help a worthy student who just hit a hiccup in his or her finances, this is . . . → Read More: New Gap Scholarship Initiative