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February 2020 Edition

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New Offering: WCSU administers Microsoft Excel Certification exam on campus WCSU has been added as an official Certiport Testing Center for the Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016 exam. Accounting professor, Dr. James Donegan will be administering the exam for the Ancell School of Business here on the Westside Campus in… Read More

Upcoming Events & Announcements:

Upcoming Event: Unfinished Business ~ A Celebration of Women Trailblazers WCSU celebrates Women's History Month with Panel Discussion When: March 3, 2020 from 5:00 am to 7:00 pm Where: Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission will be free… Read More
Upcoming Event: Entrepreneurship Panel Discussion on “Side Hustles” Ancell School of Business will host "The Entrepreneurial Arc: Side Hustles" When: March 2, 2020 from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm Where: Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Admission… Read More
Upcoming UCONN Event: Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) & Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Workshop   Upcoming Event: SBIR/STTR Workshop Invitation When: February 25 and 26, 2020 from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm Where: UConn Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) & Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)… Read More
WCSU M.B.A. Program Honored for Excellence & Admissions Policy Recently, a poll was published looking for M.B.A programs across the nation that offer academic excellence and flexible admissions policies providing a balanced and holistic profile to predict student success. Our very own Ancell School of Business's Master of Business… Read More
Research & Leadership Opportunity: Western Research Day 2020   Calling all researchers! Earn recognition for some of your fantastic research from the WCSU Community. Boost your resume by participating in Western Research Day, on Thursday, May 7, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Western Research Day  (WRD)… Read More

Ancell Commons:

Directly from the Source: Ancell Commons’ Tutor Spotlight Jessica Davis is a senior at WCSU in the Business Administration in Accounting undergraduate program, with a concentration in financial accounting and a background in justice and law administration (JLA). This is Jessica’s second semester at the Ancell Commons, tutoring… Read More
Are you Koalafied to be an Ancell Tutor? We Think So! The Ancell Commons is still HIRING! Looking for one or two more peer educators to tutor students this Spring 2020 semester!    Becoming a tutor is the best way to reinforce the concepts you've learned while giving you the satisfaction… Read More
Announcement: New Ancell Commons Website Over the 2019 Winter Intersession, the Ancell Commons (Tutoring Center for Ancell School of Business) collaborated with WCSU's Publication and Design team to design a new and mobile-friendly website. Discover some new photos, streamlined scroll-worthy pages, and great resources. Find… Read More
Ancell Commons Helps Graduate Students too! Has it been a while since you took Basic Financial Accounting or Business Statistics?  Need a bit of a refresher?  Let our Ancell Commons tutors help work through the fuzzy areas to connect the dots between class lectures and concept… Read More

Clubs Corner:

Upcoming Event: How to be a Freelancer and Manage the Risks WESTCONN ENTREPRENEURIAL SOCIETY PRESENTS... HOW TO BE A FREELANCER Series When: March 11, 2020 from 8:00 am to 10:00 pm Where: E.R.I.C. @ THE GARAGE Westside Classroom Building, Ground Floor (WCSU's Westside campus), at 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury,… Read More
Accounting Society Wants YOU to Be Career Ready! Upcoming Event: Career Success  When: Thursday, February 25, 2020 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Where: WCSU's Career Success Center (Westside Campus Center 212) Learn about all the useful resources and steps you can take NOW as an Accounting major.  For… Read More
Ancell Clubs Unite Under One Page! The Ancell School of Business hosts active, vital clubs with lots of professional development and networking opportunities. Explore what each club is all about and set aside some time to go to clubs' meeting(s). Seamlessly browse through this newly centralized… Read More
Clubs Corner Update: MIS Club is Back and Ready for Spring! Thursday, February 27, 2020: Guest Speaker Event Management Information Systems Club is back in full swing with a semester full of activities for Spring 2020.  First up is the joint collaboration with the Career Success Center on resume building and… Read More

Student Resources & Opportunities:

New Opportunity: Apply for $10,000 Scholarship from RSM Foundation due Feb. 29, 2020 Power your education! Tell us what The Power of Being Understood® means to you.   The RSM US Foundation's national scholarship program will again award 10 students with $10,000 scholarships and invitations to participate in RSM's Pathways Summer Leadership Program.… Read More
New Resource Available at Ancell Commons: SPSS & Power BI Looking for a spot to finish up business assignments but need access to Microsoft Power BI or IBM's SPSS programs? Look no further than the Ancell Commons! Nestled into the Young Library in the Westside Classroom Building (Suite 433) is… Read More
At a Glance Spring 2020 Calendar Plan it Out: Free Spring Semester Calendar   Click to download a blank calendar that you can use to plan your semester: Spring 2020 Semester- at-a Glance Start off on the right foot, with this proactive and time efficient semester calendar. Use it to organize your larger… Read More
Best Resources for Excel Certification Exam Practice Need some extra practice in Microsoft Excel 2016 before taking a course or the certification exam? Not only does the Ancell Commons have peer tutors available Monday-Thursday 9 am to 9 pm to help, but here is a list of… Read More
Check Out These Noteworthy Gab & Grow Epsiodes! CHECK OUT THESE NOTEWORTHY GAB AND GROW EPISODES! The two latest Gab n' Grow episodes covers the topics of Ancell Commons Tutoring & Time Management And a few other noteworthy listens from Gab & Grow's archive:   The Writing Center… Read More

Career Success Center:

Jo.S A. Bank Teams up with Career Success Center ~ Dress for Success Event Dress for Success When: March 5, 2020 from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm Where: Westside Student Center Ballroom (WCSU's Westside campus), at 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury, CT. Open to WCSU students only. Please register ahead of time on… Read More
New Course: Life Design with Career Success Career Success Center offers more than just help with resumes. Your career development is all about Designing Your Life: College to Career starts NOW!! For the first time, WCSU’s Career Success Center presents 'CED 298: Designing Your Life'. A 1.5… Read More