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The new School for Visual and Performing Arts "Topping Off" Ceremony brought unified anticipation and high hopes for the future of the arts program at WCSU. [more]

WCSU's spirit of cooperation  receives high praise for its successful welcoming this October of his Holiness the Dalai Lama. [more]


Art and science join together  in a ceremony to celebrate the latest addition to Western's science building by artist Dorothy Buley. [more]

The 2012 Constantine S. Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year recipient Ray Boa endorses the importance of family, community  and persistence in his entrepreneurial work. [more]

Recent Candlewood Lake expedition findings offer an opportunity for students, faculty and community stakeholders to join in an effort to stop invasive species from entering our local waters. [more]


Legacy Society honored Joseph Kilcran'58, for his posthumous generosity to education and the WCSU community at this fall’s Golden Circle Luncheon. [more]


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Honor Roll of New Donors Mark Your Calendar!

Karen Chambrovich, Joanne Clark, Marguerite Coffey (Estate of Lois C. Wolsch), Robert Corcoran (GE Foundation Matching Gifts Program), Dana & Sarah Dolloff, Daniel & Tara Goleman, John Hicks (Sodexho Inc. & Affiliates), Grace & Jess House, Curtis & Alice Jones, James & Linda Marquis, Chin Okwuka (Test-Con Incorporated), Mariana Sanchez de Ovando, Orn Pfeil, Mollie Rodriguez (The Gere Foundation), Andrea Rynn, (Western Connecticut Health Network), Anthony & Marie Spina, William Walton (The Walton Group).

View Full listing of FY 2012 Donors by clicking here!

Contributors: Alexandria Almeida, Kathie Azzariti, Mary and Rudy Behrens, Ray Boa, Dorothy Buley, Jason Davis '97, Robin DeMerrell, Paul Dinto, Sarah and Dana Dolloff, Dr. Daniel Goble, Daphne Jameson, Gyumed Khensur Rinpoche Lobsang Jampa, Dr. Jean Kriezinger, Martinho and Valeria Leardini, Constantine “Deno” Macricostas, Larry Marsicano, Kareena McCalla, Catrina Morgan ‘12, Dr. John Murphy, Lea Neylan, Dr. Tom Philbrick, Joseph Platano, Dr. James Schmotter, Jeff Shpunt '09, Paul Steinmetz '07, Peggy Stewart '97, Jane von Trapp, Dr. Mitch Wagener, Gail Hill Williams ’87, Marcus Williams, Dr. Edwin Wong, Lucy Voves, Kerri Zavistoski

Saturday, DECEMBER 8
"INTO THE WOODS"; 5 p.m., Higgins Gallery in Higgins Hall on the Midtown campus. Please join in an evening of art, music and theater. Starting at 5p.m. there will be cocktail hour and art exhibition, with musical performances. Special seating for "Into the Woods" theater production will follow at 7p.m in the Berkshire Theatre. Event is by invite only, please contact Cathy Cote, cote@wcsu.edu or (203) 837-9820, for more information.

  Friday, DECEMBER 7, and
Saturday, DECEMBER 8
OPERA PRODUCTION "AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS";7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university's Midtown campus. Once again, the WCSU Opera Production is sure to please in their annual production of "AMAHL." For tickets and information, call (203) 837-TIXX, Click Here

Sunday, DECEMBER 9
HOLIDAY JAZZ CONCERT; 3 p.m., Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the Midtown campus. All are invited to join in celebrating with the music of the holiday season. The event if open to the public. For more information,  Click Here .

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