Christa Corrigan McAuliffe ’70: Teacher, Astronaut, Hero

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Her expressive face with its engaging smile and sparkling eyes leaped at us from dozens of papers, magazines and television spots for many months. Christa Corrigan McAuliffe, class of 1970, was to be the First Teacher in Space, and the press knew a good thing when they saw it. Here was a 37-year-old teacher, wife . . . → Read More: Christa Corrigan McAuliffe ’70: Teacher, Astronaut, Hero

Announcing the Alumni House Centennial Friends and Fund Drive!

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In 1971 IAFSA purchased Alumni House for the use of alumni, students, and the Framingham State Community.

Reunions, annual meetings, scholarship receptions, faculty meetings, Framingham State classes and ceremonies, and family celebrations have taken place within its walls. Alumni House also houses IAFSA’s archives dating back to 1839 which are used by alumni, students . . . → Read More: Announcing the Alumni House Centennial Friends and Fund Drive!

Alumni Weekend 2016

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It was a beautiful weekend to return to Framingham State to meet up with classmates and fellow alumni. The Class of 1961 held a meet and greet on Friday afternoon and an evening gathering following the 50th Reunion Society Reception. Members of the Class of 1961 prepared gift bags for classmates decorated with the Framingham . . . → Read More: Alumni Weekend 2016

Ready for Alumni Weekend?

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Alumni Weekend, Class Reunions, and IAFSA’s Annual Meeting are just three months away, June 3 – 5.

IAFSA’s Annual Meeting will be on Saturday, June 4th at Alumni House. Registration and coffee from 9:30 – 9:45 a.m., Meeting and program to start at 9:45.

Our Annual Meeting will celebrate the legacy of Christa Corrigan McAuliffe ’70, who . . . → Read More: Ready for Alumni Weekend?

It’s Time to Apply for IAFSA Scholarships

.IAFSA’s Universal Scholarship Application for the 2016-2017 academic year is now available. Pick up a copy at Alumni House. Copies and lists of our scholarships are also available at the FSU Financial Aid Office, from Dept. Heads and on this website. Applications for Ellen Hyde No-Interest Loans are also available. Deadline for . . . → Read More: It’s Time to Apply for IAFSA Scholarships

Thank you for another great year!

IAFSA Executive Board 2015-2017

IAFSA Executive Board 2015-2017

The Executive Board of the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni extends its thanks to all who have supported IAFSA and Alumni House with gifts of time as well as of funding during 2015. You have made it possible to help more students and more alumni, as well as make repairs . . . → Read More: Thank you for another great year!

Thanks to you, 77 students are receiving scholarships this coming academic year.

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Thanks to your generosity and the generosity of fellow alumni and friends, the Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA), is awarding $75,725 in scholarships to 77 Framingham State students for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Awards range from $250 to $3500. Recipients were selected on the basis of college course credits, GPA, merit, financial need, and special . . . → Read More: Thanks to you, 77 students are receiving scholarships this coming academic year.

Special Program and Annual Meeting at Alumni House June 6

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This year’s Annual Meeting and program are June 6 at Alumni House during Alumni Weekend.

Registration and Coffee begins at 9 a.m.

Our special guest speaker, from Nantucket, is Barbara White, author of Live to the Truth: The Live and Times of Cyrus Peirce, the educator/abolitionist/women’s rights advocate who started what became Framingham State.

This year’s Touch . . . → Read More: Special Program and Annual Meeting at Alumni House June 6

Ladies Night Out ~ A Special Event

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2015-2016 Scholarship Applications Now Available

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IAFSA’s Universal Scholarship Application for the 2015-2016 academic year is now available. Pick up a copy at Alumni House. Copies and lists of our scholarships are also available at the FSU Financial Aid Office, from Dept. Heads and on this website. Applications for Ellen Hyde No-Interest Loans are also available. Deadline for . . . → Read More: 2015-2016 Scholarship Applications Now Available