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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 15

Superhero 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.

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.

Monday, June 15

Franklin 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.

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.

Thursday, June 11

Doctor 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.

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.

Wednesday, June 10

School 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.


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.

Thursday, June 04

Ravens 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.

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.

Wednesday, June 03

Franklin 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.

The Board of Trustees of Franklin Pierce University announces the appointment of new member Genevieve McGillicuddy, Vice President, Enterprises and Strategic Partnerships at Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in Atlanta, GA. She brings deep experience in marketing and leadership to her role on the Board of Trustees, as well as an enduring appreciation for the opportunities to explore and experiment that she had as a student at Franklin Pierce University.

Tuesday, June 02

FPU Welcomes Genevieve McGillicuddy to its Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of Franklin Pierce University announces the appointment of new member Genevieve McGillicuddy, Vice President, Enterprises and Strategic Partnerships at Turner Classic Movies (TCM) in Atlanta, GA. She brings deep experience in marketing and leadership to her role on the Board of Trustees, as well as an enduring appreciation for the opportunities to explore and experiment that she had as a student at Franklin Pierce University.

Friday, May 29

Dean's Honors and Dean's List for Spring 2020

View the Dean's Lists for the Spring 2020 semester.

Dr. Laura Christoph receives Faculty Mentor Award

Friday, May 29

Dr. Laura Christoph Earns NE10 Faculty Mentor Award

Franklin Pierce University’s Dr. Laura Christoph, an associate professor in the institution’s Health Sciences department, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Northeast-10 Conference’s Dr. Dave Landers Faculty Mentor Award, as announced on Thursday afternoon by the Conference office. The award is one of five major, year-end awards announced by the NE10 this week.

Wednesday, May 20

Franklin Pierce University Plans to Open for In-person Instruction in Fall

Today we announced that students will return to our 1,200 acre campus in Rindge, N.H. for the fall term. Work is also underway at the university’s academic centers to renew some clinical rotations and hands-on labs for its Doctor of Physical Therapy and Master of Physician Assistant Studies programs.

Wednesday, May 20

President Mooney Advocates for Effective Communication Through Pandemic

In her recent Op-Ed piece in University Business magazine, President Kim Mooney urges university leaders to be thoughtful, interactive, and transparent in this unprecedented time. As our understanding of the COVID-19 virus evolves, she encourages leaders to acknowledge they don’t have all the answers about how campuses and programs will be affected.

MBA in Accounting

Wednesday, May 20

College of Business offers new MBA in Accounting

The College of Business is pleased to announce the creation of a new Accounting specialization in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, which will be offered in Fall 2020. The MBA in Accounting will prepare students for management positions or accounting leadership roles in for-profit or non-profit positions.

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