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Greetings from the Parents
Association! It's hard to believe that the
school year will soon be drawing to a close.
I hope all is well with you and your family, and
that your Franklin Pierce student is having a
great Spring semester.
Association is here to serve you! Please contact
me with any ideas or suggestions for content
you would like to see in this
House - Saturday, April
The next Open House
for prospective students
and their parents is just a few days away on this
Saturday, April 20! Please help spread the
word to your circle of friends, neighbors, and
co-workers who might be interested in learning
more about what Franklin Pierce has to
If someone you know is interested in
Franklin Pierce University, but cannot make it to
the Open House, they can easily set up a guided
tour by contacting our Admissions office
Word of mouth is a powerful
tool for helping us recruit new students. We
appreciate your help!
Pierce University is offering two summer sessions on our Rindge
campus. Summer sessions are a great way for
students to complete additional class work in a
more relaxed atmosphere with smaller class
session meal plans and housing options are
available, and a wealth of summer recreational
activities will be happening.
more information on our summer sessions, contact
the Admissions office at 800-437-0048.
new musical Vanishing
Point will be performed next
week, April 23-28 at 7:30 PM in the Warehouse
Theater. There will be talk backs after the
performances on Wednesday and Friday.
musical is free for students, and $5 for everyone
else. Advance tickets are available from the
Info Desk located in the Campus Center.
Contact the Info Desk at 603-899-4150.
hope you can join us for the show!
for securing on-campus
housing for the next school year is now
underway. The entire process
can be found on the Residential Life website.
Several important deadlines are this
Your student must complete five steps
by this Thursday,
April 18 in order to participate in
the Room Lottery:
Room Lottery will take place on Thursday, April 25
in the Fieldhouse.
- Pick up their Lottery Card on Thursday,
March 28 in the Fieldhouse.
- Pay the $250 non-refundable housing deposit
for Fall 2013.
- Pay any financial holds on your student
- Complete any judicial sanctions rendered in
this academic year.
- Submit their cleared Lottery Card with the
signed Room and Board Contract along with
his/her roommate's cleared Lottery Card and
signed Room and Board Contract to the
Residential Life office anytime before Thursday,
details can be found on the Room Lottery
Pierce University will hold its 48th Commencement
on Saturday, May 18, 2013. On that day we
will celebrate the many accomplishments of the
Franklin Pierce Class of 2013.
is scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM.
Additional details are on the Commencement webpage.
to the Class of 2013!
LinkedIn Is Important
LinkedIn is a valuable online
resource for college students of all classes and
majors because of the opportunities it offers for
career research, networking and job
searching. Networking is still considered to
be one of the most effective job search tools and
LinkedIn enables students to tap into a worldwide
network of potential contacts. This professional
social networking platform has a student portal
that offers suggestions and guidelines to assist
even first time users in creating a profile and
using the networking resources effectively.
Some of the ways that students can use LinkedIn
Career Services encourages students
to join the FPU Alumni & Student Career
Network group on LinkedIn to connect with alumni
who are available to share their stories and offer
advice and tips to undergraduates as they research
careers or conduct an internship or job
- Creating a professional profile to
highlight education, experience and
- Connecting with professionals working
in their field
- Connecting with alumni
- Conducting company research
- Getting email job alerts
- Letting employers find them
- Joining groups related to their field
- Getting recommendations and
- Staying in touch with faculty, former
For questions, contact Rosemary
Nichols, Director of Career Services at email@example.com
On Saturday, April 6th, four
Franklin Pierce University Peer Tutors presented
three sessions to fellow student
tutors at the New England Peer
Tutoring Association's (NEPTA) 19th annual
conference at Nichols College in Dudley,
Mass. Jenn Cartier, Brennan Whalen, Dan
Champigny, and Gerome Gepigon represented Franklin
Pierce University's tutoring program in their
sessions entitled "Search for
CLUES. Find the answers. Solve the
presentations focused on identifying the clues and
cues of poor study habits, memorization versus
contextual skills, and identifying and dealing
with learning differences during a tutoring
session. Their sessions were very well
attended by Peer Tutors and administrators (40-50
attendees) from other New England colleges and
universities. All four of the presenters
received rave reviews about their creativity,
presentation skills, and interactive process of
getting everyone involved. Moe Baptiste and
Patti Vorfeld as well as the rest of the Center for Academic Excellence
staff are very proud of their student tutor
Us On Facebook!
The Parents Association is
on Facebook! Click this button to
"like" our page, or just search for the
"Franklin Pierce Parents Association" page.
Check it often for updates and interesting
news from our Rindge campus.
I hope you and your family stay well and
enjoy these beautiful spring days.
If you have thoughts on how we can enhance
our Parents Association, or provide better service
to our parents, please call or send me an email