Discount for Sam Bush at Ives Concert Park, Friday, Sept. 21

WCSU Alumni will receive a discount on tickets to “Sam Bush, the King of NewGrass”, the Sam Bush Band, Tony Trischka & Michael Daves for only $15 at Ives Concert Park on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Avenue Ext.

Sam Bush will be at Ives Concert Park on Friday, Sept 21. Doors open at 6 p.m.

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Brush & Brunch at Ives Concert Park – discount for alumni, Sunday, Sept. 23

Bring your art to life! Have a cocktail. Enjoy some delicious food. At Ives’ Brush and Brunch event, The Art Spot will be instructing at all levels of painting, offering step-by-step lessons on color, shadows, highlights and technique. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity!

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Monday, Sept. 24: 2018 Neil Wagner WCSU Alumni Association 33rd Annual Golf Tournament – Join us at the reception

Mark your calendar now and save the date for the 33rd Neil Wagner WCSU Alumni Association Golf Tournament scheduled for Monday, Sept. 24, at Richter Park.
We hope we can count on your participation!


Richter Park Golf Course in Danbury is rated among the top 25 public courses in the country, and considered a “must play.”

Richter Park Golf Course
100 Aunt Hack Rd.
Danbury, Conn.

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Alumni invited to Ives Concert Park for Free the Children Benefit Concert, Saturday, Sept. 29

Free The Children Benefit Concert – Suggested Donation

Join us as we raise our voices in support of our children.  We may feel helpless to make changes but there is power in community!

Sponsored by 91.7 WXCI, the WCSU Alumni Association, and Epic Driving School, The Free the Children Benefit Concert will feature outstanding local talent, mostly consisting of WCSU alumni. The concert will be raising awareness and funds for The Connecticut Institute For Refugees and Immigrants (CIRICT) (  Net proceeds from the event will benefit CIRICT in hopes to assist in their Unaccompanied Children Program. Continue reading

Wednesday, Oct. 3: Alumni Association meeting

6 – 8:30 p.m.  Campus Center- Campus Center 212 and 214 (Conference/Meeting Room). RSVP to (203) 837-8298 if you plan on attending.

Saturday, Oct. 6: The Great Jack O’Lantern BLAZE at Croton on Hudson. Price per person is $45.

The great Jack O’Lantern Blaze is a fall spectacular integrating thousands of hand-carved jack o’lanterns- everything from your standard Jack to extremely abstract designs – lit up throughout the landscape of Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on- Hudson, N.Y., in various arrangements- thematic, conceptual, and otherwise. While this event pays tribute to Halloween and Sleepy Hollow Country, Blaze transcends its Halloween roots and is now a classic fall event. We will leave Danbury from University Hall at 4 p.m. After enjoying the fall evening, we will depart from the Blaze event at 9 p.m. returning to Danbury around 10 p.m. Go to to register for this event.

The tri-state area’s biggest, most electrifying fall event returns with more pumpkin power than ever before! Meander through an historic, 18th century riverside landscape and discover a breathtaking display – all made of jack o’ lanterns! Continue reading

Watch for discounts to special concert on Saturday, Oct. 6

Come jam out on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with the Fore ‘n’ Aft Benefit Reunion at Ives Concert Park! This event features live music, special guests, surprise appearances, food trucks and much more.

Doors open at 12pm and close at 10:30pm.

The Fore ‘n’ Aft in Brewster, White Plains, Long Island, NY and Westport, CT were the original rock establishments in this area during the 60s, 70s and very early 80s. It was the place to be and had the best local musicians of the rock world from Connecticut to New Jersey. Continue reading

Friday, Oct. 19: 2018 Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony

The 12th annual Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet to celebrate our for our Athletes and the 2002 Softball team will be at the Amber Room Colonnade on Friday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m.with an induction ceremony at the Westside Hall of Fame room in the the O’Neill Center on the Westside campus at noon on Saturday, Oct. 20.

Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at The Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road, Danbury.
6 p.m. — Cocktails (cash bar) and Hors d’oeuvres
7 p.m. — Dinner and Program

Please respond by Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Call (203) 837-8298 with questions.

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Saturday, Oct. 20: WCSU Homecoming 2018

Join us for a great weekend! We have exciting news!

Were you part of the Echo, WXCI, a sports team or a music group.

Has it been 25 years, 5 years, maybe 10 years, even 17 years since you have been on campus?


Contact your classmates and join us for Reunion City to meet friends, listen to music, and eat! Food trucks, a chili contest and more. Call (203) 837-8298 to let us know you will be a part of the fun.

This year we are inviting you to be a part of a special Homecoming reunion to celebrate our graduation from Western Connecticut State University! 

This year we are celebrating the Reunion of the Decades – 1968 – 1978 – 1988- 1998 – 2008 – 2018.

We hope you will join us for our celebration. 

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Wednesday, Nov. 7: Alumni Association meeting

6 – 8:30 p.m.  White Hall Room 122 – Meeting Room. RSVP to (203) 837-8298 if you plan on attending.

Friday. Nov. 9: Sip & Sketch

Partially sponsored by the Alumni Association, join us at the WCSU Sip & Sketch from 7 – 9 p.m. in the SVPA Drawing Studio, on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Alumni get $5 off, use code 5OFF at Eventbrite.

Basic drawing materials are provided but you are encouraged to bring your own.

All levels welcome, ages 21-plus, please.

For more details, call the WCSU Department of Art at (203) 837-8403.

Saturday, Dec. 1: Bus trip to New York City, NY. – Only $20 round trip!

Enjoy the many sights and sounds of Christmas in NYC on your own for the price of $20 per person.

Departure from University Hall at 8:30am

Arrival in New York City is 10 a.m. with free time in the in NYC until 7 p.m. Get your shopping done, see a show, enjoy the hustle and bustle of New York and arrive back at University Hall at 9 p.m. Go to to register for this event.


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2019 Alumni Association meetings

Wednesday, Jan. 9: 6 – 8:30 p.m.  Campus Center- Campus Center 212 and 214 (Conference/Meeting Room)

Wednesday, Feb. 6: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Westside Class Bldg- President’s Reception Room. Snow date Wednesday, Feb. 13

Wednesday, Mar. 6: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Student Center- Student Center 202 (Conference/Meeting Room)

Wednesday, Apr. 3: 6 – 8:30 p.m. Student Center- Student Center 202 (Conference/Meeting Room)

Annual meeting – Wednesday, June 5: 6 – 8:30 p.m.  Campus Center- Campus Center 212 and 214 (Conference/Meeting Room)

RSVP to (203) 837-8298 if you plan on attending the Alumni Association Board meetings.