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2013 Academic Showcase at Franklin Pierce University

April 9, 2013

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Franklin Pierce University will hold its 2013 Academic Showcase on its Rindge campus April 15-19. The Showcase is comprised of several sessions on a wide range of topics held each day at various locations around campus. A full schedule, including a brief description of topics and where and when each session is held, is available at The annual Academic Showcase is an opportunity for students to share their academic passions and expertise with the University and the greater community; all events are free and open to the public.

This year, a new feature of the Academic Showcase is a Faculty Poster Session, held on Friday, April 19, 12-2 p.m. in Spagnuolo Hall. Fifteen posters on topics ranging from local and global environmental concerns, to the importance of physical activity for cancer survivors, to the art of photographing flowers will be shared. Another special highlight of the week is a presentation titled “The Roots Go Deep: The Making of a Mural” on Tuesday, April 16, 4:30-5:30 p.m. in Petrocelli Hall, Room 115. The design, construction, and installation of a ceramic mural made at Franklin Pierce during the summer and fall of 2012 in honor of its 50th Anniversary will be discussed, which resulted in a permanent artwork piece to enhance the lobby of Petrocelli Hall.





                 An education that matters.

Franklin Pierce University is a regionally accredited university grounded in the liberal arts, with a focus on personal attention and high-quality instruction. The University consists of the College at Rindge and the College of Graduate & Professional Studies with locations in Arizona and throughout New Hampshire. Degrees are offered through the doctoral level. The institutional mission embraces an education that matters: one that achieves academic success through the integration of liberal arts and professional programs. Our community of educators and learners creates an environment that fosters intellectual curiosity and encourages experiential and applied learning. A Franklin Pierce experience enables each student to discover and fulfill his or her own unique potential. We prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable individuals and leaders of conscience.

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