Wednesday, July 22An Update on Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
In line with our resolute commitment to make continued progress in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion at Franklin Pierce University, this message provides an update on ongoing initiatives and includes the broader context under which institutional efforts will continue to take shape.
Thursday, July 16NE10 Suspends Conference-Sponsored Competition for Fall Semester
The Council of Presidents of the Northeast-10 Conference voted unanimously on Thursday, July 16, to suspend all NE10-sponsored competition and championships through December 31 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, July 02Heather LaDue: Business-campus partnerships key to helping NH get back to work
In a recent article contributed to the Union Leader, Executive Director of Professional Programs and Partnerships Heather LaDue advocates for robust partnerships between employers and universities to address the “skills gap” that hampers rapid recovery and competitive agility in an economy hit hard by the pandemic and long-term structural changes.
Thursday, July 02Accelerated nursing master’s program to start at FPU in the fall
Franklin Pierce University has created a new, streamlined path to a nursing degree, specifically designed to allow adult learners to jump into the field with a master’s degree.
Friday, June 26Franklin Pierce University Issues Statement on Racism
A month ago, the killing of George Floyd, like so many senseless deaths before, offered a stark reminder of the systemic racism that continues to plague our nation. Mr. Floyd’s murder set in motion a long overdue refusal to accept the status quo, and revealed in thousands of peaceful protests Americans' collective commitment to justice and equality for all.
Tuesday, June 23Ravens Continue Conversation on Diversity and Inclusivity
On Thursday evening, June 18, more than eighty members of the Franklin Pierce community convened for the university’s second virtual gathering to listen, learn, reflect, share and ultimately evaluate how it can help advance real change in the effort to eliminate systemic racism. Thursday night’s session included the heartfelt and often emotional stories and reflections of several participants who shared their personal experiences.
Monday, June 15Superhero Nursing Students!
Superheroes are more likely to be wearing scrubs than a cape since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Across the country, registered nurses are working tirelessly on the front lines and behind the scenes to keep patients safe and medical facilities running. Franklin Pierce University is proud to be educating hundreds of these healthcare heroes in our RN-to-BSN and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) programs.
Monday, June 15Franklin Pierce English Faculty to Host Summer Community Book Club
The Franklin Pierce English Department is excited to share the launch a summer 2020 book club called Raven Nation Lit! This event is open to both the Franklin Pierce community and the public.
Thursday, June 11Doctor of Physical Therapy White Coat-Pinning Ceremony 2020
Doctor of Physical Therapy students prepared to embark on the clinical phase of their education after participating in the White Coat – Pinning Ceremony on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the Manchester Center. Students, faculty and staff were present, masked, and socially distanced for the ceremony, which was livestreamed for family and friends to view.
Wednesday, June 10School of Nursing offers accelerated MSN for second career nurses
Franklin Pierce University School of Nursing announced the addition of a new Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN), which will begin in the fall of the 2020-21 academic year. The MEPN program is an accelerated Master of Science in Nursing program for professionals who hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in another field and are considering nursing as a second career. While the number of accelerated masters in nursing programs has grown rapidly in other parts of the country, Franklin Pierce’s MEPN program is the first of its kind in New England. At Franklin Pierce, MEPN students can earn both their RN and Master of Science in Nursing in an intensive program delivered over 18 months.
Thursday, June 04Ravens Share Grief, Experiences and Hope
On Wednesday evening, June 3, members of the Franklin Pierce community ‒ including students, alumni and their families, faculty and staff ‒ convened for a community gathering to address our nation’s struggle with the anguish, anger and violence associated with the killing of George Floyd. President Mooney offered the opening remarks for the conversation facilitated by Andrew Pollom, dean of student affairs, and Derek Scalia, director of retention and diversity.
Wednesday, June 03Franklin Pierce partners with millyard bank
Franklin Pierce University is partnering with millyard bank in Nashua, N.H. to provide affordable educational opportunities to millyard bank’s employees and clients as well as their families. Through the partnership, adult students can enroll in online undergraduate and graduate-level programs at Franklin Pierce and receive a 20 percent discount on tuition.
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