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Stressbusters 2021   Welcome to STRESSBUSTERS 2020-2021 —virtual, this year.  We need stressbusters now, more than ever, with all the stress and upheaval in our lives due to the  Covid-19 pandemic. The present moment truly is all that is certain, and bringing… Read More
What is Handshake? Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT Meet with one of the Career Success Center's highly trained Career Peer Leaders and learn what Handshake is and how it is the most effective way to find employment. **Event is free… Read More
Career Fair and Handshake Preparation Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Come learn how to navigate the virtual career fair and what to expect during the day of the event. You will also learn about Handshake and how you can make the most out of… Read More
How to Prepare for a Career Fair   Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST   What happens at a “career fair” and how can you make it worth your time? Come to this workshop and learn how to approach employers, research companies that interest… Read More
Designing Your Life!   This awesome one session virtual workshop will help you explore what motivates you, find energy and opportunity, while creating up to three possible career designs. Based on techniques from the Stanford Life Design Lab, we will show you how… Read More
Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fairs!   Mark your calendars for upcoming Virtual Career Fair dates!  Open to WCSU Students only. Connect with employers and learn about internship opportunities. All majors are encouraged to attend. Go to Handshake for more details and to register at wcsu.joinhandshake.com. If you… Read More
Destress and Embrace Your Wellbeing     The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at Western Connecticut State University welcomes you to explore their various activities and programs to manage your stress throughout your college career and throughout life. Take a minute to explore their Stress… Read More
Virtual Study Hall – Stop Procrastinating and go! The Ancell Commons Virtual Study Hall is in session. Stop procrastinating and go! All students are welcome. Read More
We’re Here to Help – Ancell Commons We are here to help. Everything you need to know about the Ancell Commons. Read More
Ancell Commons is Hiring for Spring 2021 The Ancell Commons is hiring Accounting and Finance majors to serve as peer tutors for Spring 2021! Read More

Upcoming Events & Announcements:

Stressbusters 2021   Welcome to STRESSBUSTERS 2020-2021 —virtual, this year.  We need stressbusters now, more than ever, with all the stress and upheaval in our lives due to the  Covid-19 pandemic. The present moment truly is all that is certain, and bringing… Read More
What is Handshake? Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT Meet with one of the Career Success Center's highly trained Career Peer Leaders and learn what Handshake is and how it is the most effective way to find employment. **Event is free… Read More
Career Fair and Handshake Preparation Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Come learn how to navigate the virtual career fair and what to expect during the day of the event. You will also learn about Handshake and how you can make the most out of… Read More
Presentation Practice Center Resume/Cover Letter Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Looking to build a powerful résumé? Don't know where to start or what to include? Whether you are an alumni or a student, this workshop will get you started. You will learn: • Trends… Read More
How to Prepare for a Career Fair   Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST   What happens at a “career fair” and how can you make it worth your time? Come to this workshop and learn how to approach employers, research companies that interest… Read More
Designing Your Life!   This awesome one session virtual workshop will help you explore what motivates you, find energy and opportunity, while creating up to three possible career designs. Based on techniques from the Stanford Life Design Lab, we will show you how… Read More
Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fairs!   Mark your calendars for upcoming Virtual Career Fair dates!  Open to WCSU Students only. Connect with employers and learn about internship opportunities. All majors are encouraged to attend. Go to Handshake for more details and to register at wcsu.joinhandshake.com. If you… Read More

Ancell Commons:

Stressbusters 2021   Welcome to STRESSBUSTERS 2020-2021 —virtual, this year.  We need stressbusters now, more than ever, with all the stress and upheaval in our lives due to the  Covid-19 pandemic. The present moment truly is all that is certain, and bringing… Read More
Navigating Your Future In The Age Of Covid   The Career Success Center at WCSU brings an amazing resource for students trying to figure out their college life and career path in the midst of a pandemic. View their website to explore a comprehensive guide to navigate your… Read More
What is Handshake? Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT Meet with one of the Career Success Center's highly trained Career Peer Leaders and learn what Handshake is and how it is the most effective way to find employment. **Event is free… Read More
Career Fair and Handshake Preparation Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Come learn how to navigate the virtual career fair and what to expect during the day of the event. You will also learn about Handshake and how you can make the most out of… Read More
Presentation Practice Center Resume/Cover Letter Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Looking to build a powerful résumé? Don't know where to start or what to include? Whether you are an alumni or a student, this workshop will get you started. You will learn: • Trends… Read More
How to Prepare for a Career Fair   Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST   What happens at a “career fair” and how can you make it worth your time? Come to this workshop and learn how to approach employers, research companies that interest… Read More
Designing Your Life!   This awesome one session virtual workshop will help you explore what motivates you, find energy and opportunity, while creating up to three possible career designs. Based on techniques from the Stanford Life Design Lab, we will show you how… Read More
Virtual Study Hall – Stop Procrastinating and go! The Ancell Commons Virtual Study Hall is in session. Stop procrastinating and go! All students are welcome. Read More
Help is Here Find out about all of the FREE WCSU academic support and tutoring resources available for Fall 2020!  Read More
We’re Here to Help – Ancell Commons We are here to help. Everything you need to know about the Ancell Commons. Read More
Ancell Commons is Hiring for Spring 2021 The Ancell Commons is hiring Accounting and Finance majors to serve as peer tutors for Spring 2021! 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:

Calling all to the Student Veterans Organization Join the Student Veterans Organization TODAY - click here to learn more about this incredible organization Read More
Sign up for Ancell Clubs this Spring – Connect, Network & Lead Want to connect with other students? Join an Ancell Club this 2020 - 2021 academic year! The Ancell School of Business hosts active, vital clubs with lots of professional development and networking opportunities. Read More
Join the Westconn Entrepreneurial Society! Click this post to learn more about W.E.S. and watch club advisor Dr. Pauline Assenza in one-of-a-kind video Read More

Student Resources & Opportunities:

Stressbusters 2021   Welcome to STRESSBUSTERS 2020-2021 —virtual, this year.  We need stressbusters now, more than ever, with all the stress and upheaval in our lives due to the  Covid-19 pandemic. The present moment truly is all that is certain, and bringing… Read More
Navigating Your Future In The Age Of Covid   The Career Success Center at WCSU brings an amazing resource for students trying to figure out their college life and career path in the midst of a pandemic. View their website to explore a comprehensive guide to navigate your… Read More
What is Handshake? Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT Meet with one of the Career Success Center's highly trained Career Peer Leaders and learn what Handshake is and how it is the most effective way to find employment. **Event is free… Read More
Career Fair and Handshake Preparation Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Come learn how to navigate the virtual career fair and what to expect during the day of the event. You will also learn about Handshake and how you can make the most out of… Read More
Presentation Practice Center Resume/Cover Letter Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Looking to build a powerful résumé? Don't know where to start or what to include? Whether you are an alumni or a student, this workshop will get you started. You will learn: • Trends… Read More
How to Prepare for a Career Fair   Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST   What happens at a “career fair” and how can you make it worth your time? Come to this workshop and learn how to approach employers, research companies that interest… Read More
Designing Your Life!   This awesome one session virtual workshop will help you explore what motivates you, find energy and opportunity, while creating up to three possible career designs. Based on techniques from the Stanford Life Design Lab, we will show you how… Read More
Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fairs!   Mark your calendars for upcoming Virtual Career Fair dates!  Open to WCSU Students only. Connect with employers and learn about internship opportunities. All majors are encouraged to attend. Go to Handshake for more details and to register at wcsu.joinhandshake.com. If you… Read More
Destress and Embrace Your Wellbeing     The Institute for Holistic Health Studies at Western Connecticut State University welcomes you to explore their various activities and programs to manage your stress throughout your college career and throughout life. Take a minute to explore their Stress… Read More
Getting Connected is Easier Than Ever! Getting connected is easier than ever. The new and improved W.O.W!(What's On at Western) has officially been launched!   You can access the WOW! by using the myWCSU App as well as wcsu.edu/wow   Read More
Frequently Asked Questions – Ancell Commons This FAQ answers some of the most common questions Ancell Common's staff receives - it goes through the general policies about the Ancell Commons and how to create an appointment with one of the tutors. The Ancell Commons can help… Read More
Ask the Dean Have a question related to the Ancell School of Business?Ask Dean Dr. David Martin! Simply email him at martindg@wcsu.edu Read More
Plan it Out: Free Spring Semester Calendar Click to download a blank calendar that you can use to plan your semester: Read More
Check Out These Noteworthy Gab & Grow Epsiodes! This Gab n' Grow episode gives some advice for incoming students during the time of COVID Read More

Career Success Center:

Navigating Your Future In The Age Of Covid   The Career Success Center at WCSU brings an amazing resource for students trying to figure out their college life and career path in the midst of a pandemic. View their website to explore a comprehensive guide to navigate your… Read More
What is Handshake? Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST Thursday, April 15, 2021 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT Meet with one of the Career Success Center's highly trained Career Peer Leaders and learn what Handshake is and how it is the most effective way to find employment. **Event is free… Read More
Career Fair and Handshake Preparation Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Come learn how to navigate the virtual career fair and what to expect during the day of the event. You will also learn about Handshake and how you can make the most out of… Read More
Presentation Practice Center Resume/Cover Letter Workshop   Thursday, March 11, 2021 12:00pm - 1:30pm EST   Looking to build a powerful résumé? Don't know where to start or what to include? Whether you are an alumni or a student, this workshop will get you started. You will learn: • Trends… Read More
How to Prepare for a Career Fair   Thursday, March 4, 2021 4:00pm - 5:00pm EST and Tuesday, March 9, 2021 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST   What happens at a “career fair” and how can you make it worth your time? Come to this workshop and learn how to approach employers, research companies that interest… Read More
Designing Your Life!   This awesome one session virtual workshop will help you explore what motivates you, find energy and opportunity, while creating up to three possible career designs. Based on techniques from the Stanford Life Design Lab, we will show you how… Read More
Spring 2021 Virtual Career Fairs!   Mark your calendars for upcoming Virtual Career Fair dates!  Open to WCSU Students only. Connect with employers and learn about internship opportunities. All majors are encouraged to attend. Go to Handshake for more details and to register at wcsu.joinhandshake.com. If you… Read More
How Can the Career Success Center Help You? The Career Success Center website: a good place to start. Their website is continuously updated with new information, some of which is highlighted below. They also have a new video at the top of the page which can give you… Read More

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