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Last Updated on November 1, 2022

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Law School Info Session – Tues. 11/8 @ 1 pm Thinking of attending law school? Learn about the process of applying for law school and find out how you might finance your law education. Tuesday, November 8th , 1 - 2:30 pm Westside Classroom Building Rm. 243   Read More
Create Your Network and Build Your Brand Wondering what you can do now to create your network and build your brand? Take a look at these Career Success Center resources for great ideas about how to connect to professionals in your field and how to clean up… Read More
Parkey Dewey Micro-Internships Wish you could do a small internship that takes just a few hours of your time but still gives you professional experience? Check out Parker Dewey Micro-Internships. Read More
Join the WCSU Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Team Join the GAME Forum and attend the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum with the Fi.  This is a two-day overnight event that consists of various keynote speakers who hold a variety of different positions within the finance world, making… Read More
Semester-at-a-Glance Fillable Calendar This calendar is downloadable and fillable so you can track your exam schedule, assignment due dates and other important reminders. Have a great semester and don’t forget to come see us in the Ancell Commons! Tutoring is free for WCSU… Read More
Trying to decide on a major? Are you currently registered as business undeclared? You know you want to have a career in business but you aren't really sure what that might look like? Here is a process you can follow to find out more about your… Read More
New and Improved Quick Reference Guide for All Things WCSU! Student Resources and Opportunities at WCSU Use this Quick Reference Guide to locate academic support, take care of university basics, improve your campus life, focus on your health and well-being, or find advancement and leadership opportunities on campus. Click the… Read More
Ancell Commons is Now Hiring! The Ancell Commons is looking to hire accounting and finance majors to tutor for Spring 2023!    Becoming a tutor is the best way to reinforce the concepts you've learned while giving you the satisfaction of knowing you're helping fellow… Read More
Help is Here Choose to have your Ancell Commons tutoring session in person or virtually for Fall 2022! Academic Support Centers including the Ancell Commons are working together to ensure that all Western students receive the assistance they need. Tutoring by your WCSU… Read More

Upcoming Events & Announcements:

Law School Info Session – Tues. 11/8 @ 1 pm Thinking of attending law school? Learn about the process of applying for law school and find out how you might finance your law education. Tuesday, November 8th , 1 - 2:30 pm Westside Classroom Building Rm. 243   Read More
Getting Connected is Easier Than Ever on Instagram! 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

Ancell Commons:

Semester-at-a-Glance Fillable Calendar This calendar is downloadable and fillable so you can track your exam schedule, assignment due dates and other important reminders. Have a great semester and don’t forget to come see us in the Ancell Commons! Tutoring is free for WCSU… Read More
Trying to decide on a major? Are you currently registered as business undeclared? You know you want to have a career in business but you aren't really sure what that might look like? Here is a process you can follow to find out more about your… Read More
Graduating in May? Read This. Graduating in May? Check out our suggestions for things to do before you graduate. You can pick and choose from most of these activities but make sure you register for graduation the semester before you plan to do so -… Read More
Image of Transfer Student Checklist Incoming Transfer Student? Read this! Incoming Transfer Student? Transfer students can kick-start their time at Western by knowing the right information. Start with the Transfer Student Checklist or the New Student Checklist.  Then start thinking about the bigger picture and how to optimize your education.… Read More
Ancell Commons is Now Hiring! The Ancell Commons is looking to hire accounting and finance majors to tutor for Spring 2023!    Becoming a tutor is the best way to reinforce the concepts you've learned while giving you the satisfaction of knowing you're helping fellow… Read More
Help is Here Choose to have your Ancell Commons tutoring session in person or virtually for Fall 2022! Academic Support Centers including the Ancell Commons are working together to ensure that all Western students receive the assistance they need. Tutoring by your WCSU… Read More
Follow us on social media Ancell Commons is on social media! Click the icons to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Read More
Want to be Better at Presentations? Presentation Coaching at the Ancell Commons Presentations are an integral part of a career in business, and preparation is often a critical part of an effective presentation. Practice helps build confidence and polish your speech allowing you to make strong presentations.… Read More
Excel Certification Revised Policy and Updates Given the nature of a modern accounting curriculum, upper-level accounting courses, such as Cost Accounting, Consolidations, Auditing and Data Analytics in Accounting, are incorporating Excel into the curriculum. Furthermore, employers are increasingly requiring applicants to have Excel skills to be… 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
We’re Here to Help – Ancell Commons We are here to help. Everything you need to know about the Ancell Commons. Read More

Clubs Corner:

Join the WCSU Global Asset Management Education (GAME) Team Join the GAME Forum and attend the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education Forum with the Fi.  This is a two-day overnight event that consists of various keynote speakers who hold a variety of different positions within the finance world, making… Read More
Calling all to the Student Veterans Organization Join the Student Veterans Organization TODAY - click here to learn more about this incredible organization 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:

New and Improved Quick Reference Guide for All Things WCSU! Student Resources and Opportunities at WCSU Use this Quick Reference Guide to locate academic support, take care of university basics, improve your campus life, focus on your health and well-being, or find advancement and leadership opportunities on campus. Click the… Read More
Help is Here Choose to have your Ancell Commons tutoring session in person or virtually for Fall 2022! Academic Support Centers including the Ancell Commons are working together to ensure that all Western students receive the assistance they need. Tutoring by your WCSU… 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

Career Success Center:

Create Your Network and Build Your Brand Wondering what you can do now to create your network and build your brand? Take a look at these Career Success Center resources for great ideas about how to connect to professionals in your field and how to clean up… Read More
Parkey Dewey Micro-Internships Wish you could do a small internship that takes just a few hours of your time but still gives you professional experience? Check out Parker Dewey Micro-Internships. Read More
WCSU now uses HANDSHAKE as their primary job board and appointment setting platform Handshake gives students and alumni personalized job recommendations based on the information provided on their profiles—so they can find jobs and internships that are beneficial. Over 12k employers and recruiters use Handshake so if your profile is activated and completed,… Read More
The Importance of Attending Career Fairs Check out this info-graphic to help you understand the importance of attending career fairs during your time at WCSU, then head to the Career Success Center's website to learn more. 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 the website to explore a comprehensive guide to navigate your career… 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. View their video guide to get the basics in 2.5 minutes.     -How to meet with… Read More

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