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Giving Access to Most Generous Donors - September 2011

Western's MBA program is in great demand and meets the scheduling needs of working professionals,  but candidates are having trouble paying tuition.   [more]

It isn't every day that a Western graduate is offered a CFO position in Abu Dhabi, UAE, but Shaun O'Connor MBA '93 has spent the past 25 years climbing the corporate ladder preparing for such a job.   [more]


Chair of the WCSU Foundation Board, David Nurnberger '72, explains that ever decreasing public funding increases the role of the WCSU Foundation.  [more]

The game-changing new state-of-the-art facility for the School of Visual and Performing Arts will be featured in a groundbreaking and arts celebration on Oct. 17.   [more]

Senior performance major Lindsey Jones won't have the chance to study in the new SVPA building, but she plans to return to perform as an alumna. [more]

Social Work professor Patti Ivry taught Evan Bernstein '98 the value of hard work.  His  grandmother taught him cultural appreciation.  Now he's inspired to honor both women.  [more]

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

Contributors   Evan Bernstein '98, Dr. Eugene Buccini, Jason Davis '97, Robin DeMerell, Dr. Dan Goble, Dr. Carol Hawkes, Lindsey Jones '12, Dr. Karen L. Koza, Shaun O'Connor G'92, David W. Nurnberger '72,  Jeff Shpunt G'09, Paul Steinmetz G'07, Peggy Stewart '97, Bob Taylor, Dr. Fred Tesch, Jane von Trapp

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Danbury, Conn.
(203) 837-8419, vontrappj@wcsu.ed

Monday, OCTOBER 17
Groundbreaking and Celebration of the Arts
4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Westside Campus Ballroom (203) 837-9820

Thursday, OCTOBER 20 to Thursday, DECEMBER 1
Art Exhibit "Groundbreaking: Looking Forward"

A collection of works by WCSU students, alumni and faculty; noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Higgins Gallery, Room 101 Higgins Hall Annex, Midtown Campus, 181 White St. Opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20. Exhibition and reception  free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-8486.

Friday, OCTOBER 21
Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony
Induction Dinner, 5:30 p.m., Westside Campus Center Ballroom, 43 Lake Ave. Extension;  cost $75 per person or $700 for table of 10, public is invited. To make a reservation or for more information, call (203) 837-8290.
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