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Gaining Momentum with your support - August 2011

Thanks to sponsors and players in the WCSU Alumni Association Golf Tournament on September 26, some students receive generous mulligans to help them keep pace with school expenses and tuition. [more]

Inspiration often is found in the classroom, but these students also look to those from the Alumni Association who have paved the way before them.  [more]


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

A day doesn't go by for Chief Douglas Fuchs G'02 without using techniques he learned at WCSU,  and  Redding is a safer place for it. [more]

WCSU professors and students conduct research at local lakes as they pursue remedies for  Eurasian milfoil and zebra mussel pest invasions. [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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MOMENTUM is published bi-monthly and disseminated by the Office of Institutional Advancement to donors who make a gift up to $999 annually to WCSU.

Contributors  Phyllis Boughton, Amanda G. Daley '12, Jason Davis '97, Robin DeMerell, Douglas Fuchs G'02, Joseph L. Giaquinto, Jr. '70, Erland Hagman, Tammy Hammershoy '97, Tracy Hoffman Horosky '93,  Albert S. Mead, Jr. '67, Charles Mullaney, Amanda Nagurney '12, David W. Nurnberger '72,  Jeff Shpunt G'09, Paul Steinmetz G'07, Peggy Stewart '97, Bob Taylor, Jane von Trapp, Dr. Stephen M. Wagener


Honor Roll of New Donors Mark your calendars!

Phyllis Boughton
Antonio Capanna, Neeltran, Inc.
Linda Duncan
Monica T. Ellis
Sharyn Finnegan, Blue Mountain     Gallery
Virginia D. Hanrahan
Raymond and Simone Kelly
Lorianne M. Lindstrom
Robert S. McWilliam
Eric Olsen, Slippin Pools, LLc
Wesley F. Rouse, Jr.
Melinda R. Tarsi
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(203) 837-8419 vontrappj@wcsu.edu

Friday AUGUST 26 
Entering the Gates Ceremony,  1:30 p.m. Traditional beginning of the school year; alumni invited to join the new class for a stroll through the Centennial gates (203) 837-8290

Thursday SEPTEMBER 15
Women's Business Council Leadership for Women Series, presenter Dr. Arlene S. Kreinik, Westside Campus, Ancell School of Business, Room 218, register at (203) 794-1439

Monday SEPTEMBER 26 
26th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament, 8:30 a.m. check-in, 10 a.m. shotgun start, Richter Park, 100 Aunt Hack Road, Danbury (203) 837-8290

Wednesday OCTOBER 5
Macricostas Entrepreneur of the Year Award Luncheon honoring Dr. John Murphy, 12 noon, Westside Campus Ballroom (203) 837-8297

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

Wednesday NOVEMBER 2
Scholarship Reception
7 p.m., Westside Campus Ballroom (203) 837-9820
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