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Giving Access to Most Generous Donors - July 2011

Summertime blues at Lake Kenosia, which suffers from low oxygen, invasive plants and periodic algal blooms, spur studies in which WCSU graduate students and faculty help experts find solutions. [more]

Remember Fireside Chats? President Schmotter doesn't have a fireplace, but every six weeks in his office, donors and friends engage in "Coffee and Conversation" for an insider's view of university challenges and programs.   [more]


Melissa Garafola maintained a 4.0 GPA with a full science-centered curriculum thanks to a scholarship that allowed her to reduce her outside work hours. [more]

More than 20 Danbury Garden Club members toured the Weather Center to learn more from students who might qualify for their annual scholarship. [more]

Music major Amanda Forker heads to Broadway auditions thanks to the performance tools she attained during her WCSU experience. [more]

New Foundation directors, Joe Giaquinto '70, Tracy Hoffman Horosky '93 and Erland Hagman, alumni parent, bring years of expertise, Western know-how, and plenty of heart to the Boardroom table.  [more]

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ACCESS is published bi-monthly and disseminated by the Office of Institutional Advancement to donors who give more than $1,000 annually to WCSU.

Contributors Kerri Copello '11, Robin DeMerell, Amanda Forker '11, Melissa Garafola '11, Joe Giaquinto '70, Erland Hagman, Tracy Hoffman Horosky '93, Gary Lessor, Dr. Theodora Pinou, Peggy Stewart, Bob Taylor, Jane von Trapp, Judy Weiss

New Leadership Donors 2011 Mark your calendars!

Erland Hagman 
[view full listing of all new donors]

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(203) 837-8419, vontrappj@wcsu.edu


Wednesday JULY 27 
"LEADERSHIP FOR WOMEN," 8-Noon, Classroom Building, Westside Campus, sponsored by WCSU's Ancell School of Business and the Greater Danbury Chamber of Commerce Women's Business Council, (203) 743-5565

Sunday JULY 31- Saturday AUGUST 6
JULIUS BAKER FLUTE MASTER CLASS, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. White Hall, Midtown campus,      

Monday, OCTOBER 17
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY AND ARTS CELEBRATION for new School of Visual and Performing Arts building, 4-6 p.m., Westside Campus, (203) 837-9820

Wednesday, NOVEMBER 2
Westside Ballroom, (203) 837-9820
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