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Encyclopedia > Franklin Pierce College
Franklin Pierce College
Motto Make a place for yourself.
Established 1962
Type Private
Dr. George J. Hagerty
Faculty 60 full-time
Undergraduates 1,608
Postgraduates N/A
Location Rindge, NH USA
Campus setting Rural
Mascot Raven
Colors Maroon and White

Franklin Pierce College is a four-year liberal-arts college in rural Rindge, New Hampshire, founded in 1962 and named after Franklin Pierce, the New Hampshire-born 14th President of the United States. The college has an enrollment of 1,608 [1] students, and is located at the foot of Mount Monadnock, overlooking Pearly Pond. The area was bought in 1854 by sea Captain Asa Brewer. Rindge tradition has it that the estate was a stop in the Underground Railroad. In the past the land has also been owned by a wealthy horse enthusiast, the Boy Scouts of America, and silent movie actress Alma Monaco. The campus today is composed of about 1,200 acres. Image File history File links Fpierce_logo. ... A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Private schools, or independent schools, are schools not administered by local or national government, which retain the right to select their student body and are funded in whole or in part by charging their students tuition rather than with public (state) funds. ... A faculty is a division within a university. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... Having a degree conferred is a requirement of (post)graduate school. ... Rindge is a town located in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. ... Official language(s) English Capital Concord Largest city Manchester Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 46th 24,239 km² 110 km 305 km 3. ... Rural area in Dalarna, Sweden Sheep eating grass in rural Australia Rural areas are sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities and towns. ... Species See text Many large black birds of the genus Corvus are called ravens. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... Rindge is a town located in Cheshire County, New Hampshire. ... Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869) was an American politician and the 14th President of the United States, serving from 1853 to 1857. ... Mount Monadnock, or Grand Monadnock, is a 3,165 foot (965 m) peak in southwestern New Hampshire that has drawn attention for years by its relative isolation from other mountains. ... 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Map of some Underground Railroad routes This page is about the slave escape route. ... The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is an organization designed for boys between the ages of 7 and 18, and for both young men and women between the ages of 14 and 21, based in the United States of America, with some presence in other countries. ... Silent Movie is a 1976 comedy film directed by and starring Mel Brooks. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... This article is about the unit of measure known as the acre. ...

The school recently added the Marlin Fitzwater Center for Communications in honor of Marlin Fitzwater, press secretary to presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. Max Marlin Fitzwater (born November 24, 1942) was White House Press Secretary for six years under presidents Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush, making him one of the longest-serving press secretaries in history. ... The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official with a rank one step below Cabinet level. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the 40th President of the United States (1981–1989) and the 33rd Governor of California (1967–1975). ... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born June...

The college also operates six Graduate & Professional Studies centers in Concord, Keene, Lebanon, Nashua, Portsmouth, and Salem. Location in New Hampshire Founded Incorporated 1725 1856  County Merrimack County Mayor Michael L. Donovan Area  - Total  - Water 174. ... Keene Public Library in 1906. ... Nickname: Gate City Official website: www. ... New Hampshire State Seal, which depicts the USS Raleigh built in 1776 beside the Piscataqua River. ... Salem is a town located in Rockingham County, New Hampshire. ...

The current president of Franklin Pierce College is Dr. George Hagerty.

FPC is currently anticipating a change in status to university, effective during the 2006-2007 academic year. Memo From President Hagerty

Famous alumni

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External links

  • Franklin Pierce College Website
  • History of FPC

  Results from FactBites:
Franklin Pierce - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2569 words)
Franklin Pierce was born in a log cabin near Hillsborough, New Hampshire, part of the Transcendental Generation.
Pierce attended school at Hillsborough Center and moved to the Hancock Academy in Hancock at the age of 11; he was transferred to Francestown Academy in spring 1820.
Franklin Pierce died in Concord, New Hampshire at 4:40 in the morning of October 8, 1869, aged 64, from cirrhosis of the liver, and was interred in the Minot Enclosure in the Old North Cemetery.
Franklin Pierce - definition of Franklin Pierce in Encyclopedia (946 words)
Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 - October 8, 1869) was the 14th (1853-1857) President of the United States, the first person under the age of fifty to be elected president, and the first president to be born in the 19th century.
Franklin Pierce was a Representative and a Senator from New Hampshire prior to his election as President.
Franklin Pierce died in Concord on October 8, 1869, from cirrhosis of the liver, and was interred in Minat Inclosure in the Old North Cemetery.
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