May 17th is the date to be back on campus

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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

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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

Help IAFSA as you shop online

Shop and help more students like Brianna Flynn, Cannes Scholarship Recipient

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

IAFSA Scholarship Reception

Alyssa Trybus and Melissa Quimby,  Bernard scholarship recipients, with Susana R. Bernard

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

Executive Director Marilyn Manzella Retires

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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

What’s new at Alumni House?

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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?

A Job Opportunity: Make a World of Difference

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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