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The Most Productive Way to Schedule Your Day As Finals are upon us, you may choose to make the most out of your day by using these amazing tips to get things done!  Click on the link to read the article: https://onlinegrad.syracuse.edu/blog/productivity/ Read More
Reading Textbooks Efficiently for Final Exam Success                                                                                … Read More
Career Education Fall 2021 Course: Designing Your Life   Take a look at this great course offered by the Career Success Center this Fall semester!   Don’t forget to register early to save your seat. Click on the image below to read the course descriptions on the ‘open/close’… Read More
Finals Focus-Finish Strong!     Use the Top Ten Test Taking Tips to prepare for your finals: Also, watch the video below to a  follow 6-step process for a 50-minute study session that taps into principles of active learning and effective studying that… Read More
Big Wins for Western Marketing Association!   Western Marketing Association- WCSU's collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association-were awarded with the following achievements at the virtual AMA International Collegiate Conference, 2021.    Here is a brief summary of the awards:   Top Small International Chapter (second consecutive year)… Read More
Management Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by the Management department this summer!   Don't forget to register early to save your seat. Click on the image below to read the course descriptions on the 'open/close' webpage. Make sure… Read More
Semester- At-A- Glance-Spring 2021 Check out this awesome Semester-At-A-Glance Calendar to stay organized! Click, download and fill it out with all your to-do's for the semester.     Read More
Finance Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by the Finance Department this summer! Don't forget to register early to save your seat.  Take a closer look and then visit Degreeworks to make your summer count. FIN 230- Business Statistics… Read More
JLA Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by JLA this summer! Don't forget to register early to save your seat.  Take a closer look and then visit Degreeworks to make your summer count. JLA/SOC 201 - Criminology JLA/WS 301… 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 stunning and… 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 NOW! The Ancell Commons is hiring Accounting and Finance majors to serve as peer tutors for Spring 2021! Read More

Upcoming Events & Announcements:

Management Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by the Management department this summer!   Don't forget to register early to save your seat. Click on the image below to read the course descriptions on the 'open/close' webpage. Make sure… Read More
Finance Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by the Finance Department this summer! Don't forget to register early to save your seat.  Take a closer look and then visit Degreeworks to make your summer count. FIN 230- Business Statistics… Read More
JLA Summer Course Offerings Take a look at these great courses offered by JLA this summer! Don't forget to register early to save your seat.  Take a closer look and then visit Degreeworks to make your summer count. JLA/SOC 201 - Criminology JLA/WS 301… Read More
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… Read More

Ancell Commons:

The Most Productive Way to Schedule Your Day As Finals are upon us, you may choose to make the most out of your day by using these amazing tips to get things done!  Click on the link to read the article: https://onlinegrad.syracuse.edu/blog/productivity/ Read More
Reading Textbooks Efficiently for Final Exam Success                                                                                … Read More
Finals Focus-Finish Strong!     Use the Top Ten Test Taking Tips to prepare for your finals: Also, watch the video below to a  follow 6-step process for a 50-minute study session that taps into principles of active learning and effective studying that… 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 stunning and… Read More
Congratulations to our CRLA Certified Tutors!     To read our press releases visit: https://www.wcsu.edu/news/2021/02/26/wcsu-earns-crla-certification/ https://patch.com/connecticut/naugatuck/wcsu-earns-crla-certification https://news.hamlethub.com/newfairfield/life/49114-wcsu-earns-crla-certification 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
The Ancell Commons and the TRC are now CRLA certified! For more information, please find our press release here.   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
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
Ancell Commons is Hiring NOW! 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:

Big Wins for Western Marketing Association!   Western Marketing Association- WCSU's collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association-were awarded with the following achievements at the virtual AMA International Collegiate Conference, 2021.    Here is a brief summary of the awards:   Top Small International Chapter (second consecutive year)… 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
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:

Semester- At-A- Glance-Spring 2021 Check out this awesome Semester-At-A-Glance Calendar to stay organized! Click, download and fill it out with all your to-do's for the semester.     Read More
Gab & GROW – Mid-semester Academic Checkup by WCSUMedia https://soundcloud.com/wcsumedia/gab-grow-mid-semester-academic-checkup There's never a bad time to review how things are going for you and trying to find ways to improve the outcome, but there's probably not a better time than mid-semester to step back for a minute or two… 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
Help is Here Find out about all of the FREE WCSU academic support and tutoring resources available for Fall 2020!  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
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:

Career Education Fall 2021 Course: Designing Your Life   Take a look at this great course offered by the Career Success Center this Fall semester!   Don’t forget to register early to save your seat. Click on the image below to read the course descriptions on the ‘open/close’… 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. They also have a new video at the top of the page which can give you… Read More

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