2014 Graduate Profile
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Brittany Chengeri

Hometown: Brookfield, Conn.

Major:  Community Health

MINOR:  Mathematics

WCSU Degree:  Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion Studies

Internships:  Volunteered at a women's group and children's home in an HIV-infected community in Tanzania, Africa, for a month. This summer she will intern in Dharamsala, India, a rural community located at the foothills of the Himalayas, where she will put her health promotion major into action in order to educate children and women on health-related topics.

Activities: : Kappa Chi Alpha Sorority member serving as vice president, secretary and fundraising chair; member of the WCSU Rowing Team. Off-campus: enjoys horseback riding, worked part-time at Stew Leonard’s Dairy Store as an ice cream hostess, part-time receptionist at Candlewood East Marina. .... [read more...]

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Commencement 2014 Recap

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Commencement Recap

About 1,155 students received undergraduate degrees as friends, families and loved ones looked on proudly on Sunday, May 11, during Western's 116th commencement. Educational futurist Anya Kamenetz delivered the commencement address.

At a separate graduate commencement ceremony on Friday, May 9, in the Feldman Arena of the William O’Neill Athletic and Convocation Center, more than 160 students received graduate and doctoral degrees. The commencement speaker was Dr. John Murphy, president and CEO, Western Connecticut Health Network.

As important as the actual degrees received are the feelings of accomplishment and satisfaction experienced by our graduates. Whether they enrolled at Western upon graduating from high school, after a stint at a community college or other university, or after decades in the workforce — every member of the Class of 2014 had something to celebrate at commencement.

Following are highlights of commencement weekend, in images, video and narrative.

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