Wednesday, April 212021 Honorary Degree and Peterson Citizen Leader Award Recipients
Franklin Pierce University is pleased to announce it will be awarding one honorary degree in addition to the Honorable Walter R. Peterson Citizen Leader Award as part of the University’s 2021 commencement exercises on Saturday, May 15.
Friday, April 16Franklin Pierce University Ready to Present 2021 Academic Showcase
The 12th Annual Academic Showcase at Franklin Pierce University will take place virtually in 2021, and will be open to the public on the university’s website, franklinpierce.edu, on Tuesday, April 20.
Wednesday, April 14Teaching the Active-Shooter Generation By: Dr. Christina Cliff
I’ve been teaching political science for about a decade now. I teach students about the international system, the functioning of government, foreign policy, national security. My teaching is based on my 12 years of higher education and shaped by my life experiences.
Thursday, March 25Franklin Pierce Announces Plans for Fall
Franklin Pierce University has announced plans to continue full on-ground operations at the 1,200-acre campus in Rindge, N.H. for the fall 2021 term. In-person instruction will also continue at the University’s Academic Centers in Manchester and Lebanon, N.H. and Goodyear, Ariz., which host the health science graduate programs.
Thursday, March 18Franklin Pierce University Appoints Chief Diversity Officer
Franklin Pierce University announces the appointment of Pierre Morton as the University’s Chief Diversity Officer, effective April 12, 2021. Pierre joined the Franklin Pierce community in July 2019 as the Executive Director of the Lloyd & Helen Ament Astmann ’69 Career Center. The appointment follows a national search which drew the interest of hundreds of professionals from throughout New England and across the country.
Tuesday, March 09MPAS students in Lebanon celebrate Program Completion
Franklin Pierce University's academic center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, virtually honored 23 graduates of the Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program as they received their Physician Assistant Program Completion pins on Saturday, February 27, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
Monday, March 01Franklin Pierce's Kim Mooney plots growth beyond New Hampshire
Franklin Pierce President Kim Mooney's sites are set on adding campus outposts throughout her home state of New Hampshire, not to mention other parts of the country, even as peers pull back on spending and contract operations to weather the Covid-19 pandemic.
Thursday, February 25USA Today Special Edition “America Renewed” 2021 features FPU
Senior year has been anything but typical for Benjy Renton . His study-abroad program in China was cut short in January 2020 by the coronavirus.
Tuesday, February 23Congratulations to our Arizona Doctor of Physical Therapy graduates!
Franklin Pierce University in Goodyear, Arizona held its hooding ceremony virtually on Saturday, February 20, 2021. Professor Shaina Ettinger welcomed everyone to the virtual event with President Dr. Kim Mooney sharing well wishes, noting the adaptability and resiliency of the graduates and offering reflections on the challenges of the last year.
Thursday, February 18FPU Welcomes Derica Carty ’99 to its Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees of Franklin Pierce University announces the appointment of new member Derica Carty ’99, Founder and President of Clear Curriculum in Washington, D.C. Carty brings extensive leadership experience in business process activities and instructional design methodologies to her role on the Board of Trustees, as well as an enduring appreciation for the opportunities to succeed and develop meaningful connections she had as a student at Franklin Pierce University.
Tuesday, February 162021 Virtual Career & Internship Fair
Franklin Pierce University and the New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC) are partnering to host a Spring Virtual Career & Internship Fair.
Wednesday, February 10Opinion Piece: Why Civic Engagement is Key to Protecting Democracy
American democracy just survived a near-death experience during the slow-motion coup that was the four years of Donald Trump’s presidency. It culminated in his rejecting his electoral loss and pressuring officials and political allies to back his claims that the election was fraudulent and, at the end, inciting his supporters to storm the Capitol in an effort to stay in power. During his time as president, he attacked the press, undermined truth with lies and conspiracy theories, and flouted countless institutional norms such as the peaceful transition of power and the rule of law that American democracy has depended on to function.
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