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
Shop and help more students like Brianna Flynn, Cannes Scholarship Recipient
We have set up a link to Amazon.com so that IAFSA will receive a commission for every purchase made through it. So, as you shop, you help IAFSA.
Click here for the link.
You can also use the Amazon.com search box on the right of this . . . → Read More: Help IAFSA as you shop online
Alyssa Trybus and Melissa Quimby, Bernard scholarship recipients, with Susana R. Bernard
Over 80 guests were present Sunday September 29th, when IAFSA hosted a reception at Alumni House for the recipients of scholarships for the 2013 – 2014 school year. The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni was able to award over 60 scholarships this . . . → Read More: IAFSA Scholarship Reception
On Sunday September 8th, Alumni House held a reception to honor Marilyn Manzella and her 25 years of faithful service. Everyone had a wonderful time and the guests included family, coworkers, professors, university administration and alumni.
Marilyn graduated from Framingham State in 1969 with a major in Home Economics. She taught at both Francis Wyman Junior High . . . → Read More: Executive Director Marilyn Manzella Retires
Thanks to the efforts of our Executive Board and our generous donors, there are several new additions or replacements at Alumni House.
Parts for the gold, circa 1971 stove were unavailable so a new white stove was purchased with funds from an anonymous donor.
Our granite sign now includes our name and the year, 1874, that . . . → Read More: What’s new at Alumni House?
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: A Job Opportunity: Make a World of Difference
Marilyn Manzella, Executive Director of the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), is retiring after 25 years of service.
Marilyn, a member of the Class of 1969, joined the staff in 1988 and became Executive Director in 2004.
At the 2013 Annual Meeting, IAFSA President Kelly Raymond, ’07, announced that Marilyn will retire in September. . . . → Read More: IAFSA Executive Director Retiring, New Director Appointed, Assistant Sought
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?