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New Visual and Performing Arts Center promises construction jobs and a pinnacle for higher education in Connecticut according to Governor Malloy at the groundbreaking and celebration of the arts on October 17. [more]

Alumna reinvents herself using Western master's degree in education  to enter the health field and become a therapeutic recreation director in Ridgefield. [more]


Western's graduate degrees in education offer new options for future careers and an accelerated path for midlife career-changers to enter the teaching profession. [more]

Principal at New Cannan High School, Dr. Bryan Luizzi '00, credits his WCSU master's degree in instructional technology with enabling him to face  the challenges of today's tech-savvy students. [more]

Ancell's Master of Health Administration Program addresses the needs of working health practitioners who want to move into administrative positions. [more]

John Corsak '06 is among an elite group of EEG and EPT diagnostic technologists, and he found the WCSU program  complemented his other related degrees. [more]

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American Capital Energy
American Pride, LLC
Mountain Gallery
Mr. Anthony J. Buccieri

Clifyo Enterprises LLC
Mr. Robert W. Crawford
Ms. Sheila  D'Angelo
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Contributors    Anthony Bivona, Mayor Mark Boughton '95, John Corsak '06, Jason Davis '97, Robin DeMerell, Kristen Geller '90, Dr. Dan Goble, Dr. Bryan Luizzi '00, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, Thora Perkins '76, Dr. James W. Schmotter, Jeff Shpunt '09, Paul Steinmetz '07, Peggy Stewart '97, Bob Taylor, Jane von Trapp

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Through Thursday DECEMBER 1
Art Exhibit, "Groundbreaking: Looking Forward," noon to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, Room 101, Higgins Gallery, Higgins Annex, Midtown campus.

Saturday NOVEMBER 5
Dinner Theater, WCSU Alumni Association dinner-theater event, 5:30 p.m., Warner Hall, Midtown campus, $55 cost includes dinner and a ticket to "Sweeney Todd." For more information or to make a reservation, call (203) 837-8290.

Wednesday NOVEMBER 9
President's Lecture Series,
Dr. Jean Twenge, "The Narcissism Epidemic: Implications for Education and the Workplace," 7:30 p.m., Ives Concert Hall in White Hall, Midtown campus, free and the public is invited. For more information, call (203) 837-8754.

Holiday Wine Tasting, benefits student scholarships, 4 to 7 p.m., Grand Ballroom, Westside Campus Center. Reservations are limited. For more information or tickets, call (203) 837-8279.
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