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Week of June 28 to July 4, 2015

Leading the way: WCSU students learn to take charge in leadership program - June 30

Week of June 14 to June 20, 2015

WCSU mentors assist Danbury students with weather balloon launch - June 16
'The Cat in the Hat' returns to WCSU in July - June 15

Week of June 7 to June 13, 2015

WCSU students recognized by Rotary Club for outstanding achievements - June 11
Ives Concert Park gets much-needed facelift this spring - June 9

Week of May 31 to June 6, 2015

WCSU meteorology students help launch 'Wicked Cyclone' at Six Flags New England - June 4
WCSU mentors assist Danbury students with weather balloon launch - June 3
Begian to serve as interim dean of School of Visual and Performing Arts - June 1

Week of May 24 to May 30, 2015

WCSU police officers honored by Connecticut M.A.D.D. - May 28

Week of May 17 to May 23, 2015

Dr. John B. Clark appointed president of WCSU - May 21

Week of May 10 to May 16, 2015

WCSU to host 'Chinese Mojo' exhibition in June - May 14
WCSU students excel at Sigma Xi conference for scientists, engineers - May 11

Week of May 3 to May 9, 2015

Fifteen WCSU students earn Provost Awards at Western Research Day - May 5

Week of April 26 to May 2, 2015

Web-based national guide cites Western as 'College of Distinction' - April 29
WCSU ranks among top college values in statewide survey - April 28
WCSU to present 'The Cat in the Hat' in May - April 28
WCSU faculty members honored by Board of Regents for excellence - April 27

Week of April 19 to April 25, 2015

WCSU seeks volunteers for Permaculture Planting Day - April 24
WCSU to host 'Restorative Justice: Healing for Both Victim and Offender' - April 21
WCSU showcases student projects at Western Research Day - April 21
WCSU music students qualify for national singing competition - April 20

Week of April 12 to April 18, 2015

Western students earn distinguished Barnard Award - April 16
Western to host panel discussion with successful local business owners - April 15
WCSU senior art students to exhibit artwork - April 13
WCSU sets commencement dates, names speakers - April 13

Week of March 29 to April 4, 2015

WCSU to host 'Animal Week' events - April 2
Things heat up in April at 'Smokey Joe's Cafe' - April 1
WCSU Jazz Fest to feature jazz legends Kenny Barron, Jimmy Heath - March 31
Got mud? WCSU Chuck's Mini-Mudder does - March 31
WCSU to host regional Sigma Xi conference for scientists, engineers - March 31
Internet pioneer John Patrick to offer IT vision for health care reform - March 30

Week of March 22 to March 28, 2015

WCSU Master of Fine Arts students to stage exhibition of works - March 24
WCSU to host 'Accepted Student Day' - March 23

Week of March 15 to March 21, 2015

Tour to showcase environmentally sound design of arts center - March 18
WCSU presents diverse concert and recital offerings this spring - March 17
M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing opens second Housatonic Book Awards nomination period - March 16
MaryJean Rizzo-Rebeiro recognized by WCSU Foundation - March 16

Week of March 8 to March 14, 2015

WCSU to offer planetarium shows and sky viewings to the public - March 13
'Upcycling' visionary Tom Szaky to speak at WCSU - March 9

Week of March 1 to March 7, 2015

Farooq and Farida Kathwari endow WCSU Honors Program - March 5
WCSU to hold '100@100 Off-the-Wall Art Exhibition' - March 4
Western performance graduates to join together for evening of music - March 4
WCSU to host bone marrow donor drive - March 3
WCSU 2014 'Election Connection' wins national broadcast award - March 2

Week of February 22 to February 28, 2015

WCSU recognizes Women's History Month - February 26
WCSU theatre arts program named one of 10 best in 2015 - February 25
WCSU teaching programs 100 percent nationally recognized - February 23

Week of February 15 to February 21, 2015

WCSU Ancell School to present Perna talk and CFO Forum - February 18
U.S. Diplomat to discuss career in foreign service - February 17

Week of February 8 to February 14, 2015

Western to host forum on campus disaster mitigation plan - February 12
WCSU debaters prove double trouble for tournament competition - February 10

Week of February 1 to February 7, 2015

WCSU theatre arts students to perform in 'The Events' during play's New York premiere - February 6
Greek operettas highlight musical travelogue at WCSU - February 5
'Preaching the Gospel of Black Revolt' author to hold talk at WCSU - February 5
WCSU forum Feb. 24 to feature Ethan Allen CEO Farooq Kathwari - February 4

Week of January 18 to January 24, 2015

WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center No. 9 on list of 'Amazing Campus Arts Centers' - January 23
WCSU B.A. program in social work ranks seventh nationally in ROI - January 21
WCSU earns 2015 Green Award from Morris Media Group - January 21
WCSU to hold '100@100 Off-the-Wall Art Exhibition' - January 21
Lecture and workshop to focus on women in business, how to get ahead - January 20
WCSU to present spring semester artist lecture series - January 20

Week of January 4 to January 10, 2015

WCSU to host College Goal Sunday - January 6
WCSU professors honored for Best Paper at international conference - January 6

Week of December 21 to December 27, 2014

WCSU students to perform with region's top college jazz musicians - December 22

Week of December 14 to December 20, 2014

WCSU M.F.A. program to host free literary readings - December 17
Ancell dean joins Junior Achievement board - December 16
WCSU recognized on National Honor Roll for Community Service - December 15

Week of December 7 to December 13, 2014

WCSU police to partner with Bethel PD to collect holiday toys - December 9
WCSU Department of Nursing supports Alzheimer's Walk - December 8

Week of November 30 to December 6, 2014

Housatonic Book Award winners named, readings scheduled - December 4

Week of November 23 to November 29, 2014

WCSU Department of Music has something for everyone this season - November 25
James W. Schmotter to retire after 10 years as president of WCSU - November 25
WCSU alumni singers to join Opera Ensemble for Dec. 6 concert - November 25

Week of November 16 to November 22, 2014

Jimmy Greene dedicates new jazz album to 'Beautiful Life' of Ana - November 17

Week of November 9 to November 15, 2014

WCSU to host 10-Minute Play Festival - November 11
Entrepreneurs to discuss their career passions on WCSU panel - November 11
Newest WCSU building achieves LEED Silver certification - November 10

Week of November 2 to November 8, 2014

WCSU to honor Veterans on Nov. 11 - November 7
Asteroid named after retired WCSU professor - November 6
WCSU to screen biography of 'Doc' Brown, oldest Bataan survivor - November 5
Business ethics expert Ron Nahser to lecture at WCSU - November 5
'Little Women' on WCSU's MainStage Theatre in November - November 4
Broadway star to inspire WCSU music/musical theatre students - November 3

Week of October 26 to November 1, 2014

A sweet alternative to trick-or-treating: Oktoberfest Jazz - October 30
WCSU to help first-year students transition to college life - October 30
'Racism and Wrongful Imprisonment': WCSU graduate to share his story - October 28
Acclaimed poet Brian Turner to read his work at WCSU - October 28
WCSU students, faculty to present live election night TV coverage - October 27

Week of October 19 to October 25, 2014

WCSU swimming & diving team raising funds for ailing soccer coach - October 24
Survey acknowledges WCSU as a leader in promoting social mobility - October 21

Week of October 12 to October 18, 2014

Excitement builds as Homecoming 2014 approaches - October 16
Macricostas Family bestows generous gift of $3 million to Western Connecticut State University - October 16
WCSU's Hirshfield to perform piano recital - October 15
Former U.S. Navy Cyber Forces chief to speak on IT security - October 15
WCSU launches literary journal - October 15
Israeli media expert to discuss wartime photojournalism - October 15
Curtain rises on WCSU's new Studio Theatre with 'Twelfth Night' - October 14
Open House encourages prospective students to learn more about Western - October 14

Week of October 5 to October 11, 2014

WCSU to present 'Crossing Borders' forum on immigration crisis - October 11
WCSU to host panel discussion on 'Wives with Knives'' - October 9
Silent auction to benefit WCSU scholarship - October 7

Week of September 28 to October 4, 2014

WCSU to host compassion conference - October 2

Week of September 21 to September 27, 2014

WCSU Marketing Club to host 'Marketing Week' - September 26
WCSU to host Tri-State Weather Conference on Oct. 18 - September 24
Dr. Richard McKim returns 'Back to Polytheism' in lecture at WCSU - September 23
WCSU to offer insider's view of new Visual and Performing Arts Center (VPAC) - September 23

Week of September 14 to September 20, 2014

WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center to host inaugural exhibition, 'Corrugated Worlds: The Work of James Grashow' - September 19
'Western Day of Service' to highlight community service efforts - September 16
Partners in catering and wedding venues named 'Entrepreneurs of the Year' - September 15

Week of September 7 to September 13, 2014

It's not a secret anymore -- founder of popular website to give lecture at WCSU - September 9
Sales of the day: WCSU to get donation from Whole Foods Market fundraiser - September 9
WCSU alumnus returns to join chemistry faculty - September 8
Ives Concert Park to host back-to-back events on Sept. 13 & 14 - September 8

Week of August 31 to September 6, 2014

WCSU to host visiting artists for M.F.A. lecture series - September 5
It's official! WCSU cuts ribbon for new School of Visual and Performing Arts Center - September 4

Week of August 24 to August 30, 2014

WCSU to host ribbon-cutting ceremony - August 28
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Western on Oct. 8 - August 27
WCSU Alumni Association Neil Wagner Golf Tournament to benefit student scholarships - August 27
Constitution Day talk slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU - August 27

Week of August 17 to August 23, 2014

WCSU cautions of busier-than-usual campus during August 25 move-in week - August 20
Farm-to-Table Dinner Sept. 13 benefits WCSU Permaculture Garden - August 20
WCSU Alumni Association to offer regional networking opportunities - August 19
WCSU Midtown Coffeehouse schedule announced for Fall 2014 - August 19
Environmental advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lecture at WCSU - August 18

Week of August 10 to August 16, 2014

WCSU police sergeant attends elite FBI National Academy - August 13

Week of August 3 to August 9, 2014

WCSU-DHS 'teaching fellows' spend summer in the classroom - August 7

Week of July 27 to August 2, 2014

New WCSU scholarship honors 'service above self' - July 28

Week of July 20 to July 26, 2014

Danbury Mayor proclaims July 26-27 'Beatles Weekend' - July 23

Week of July 6 to July 12, 2014

Beatles Music Festival returns to Ives Concert Park July 26-27, expands to two days - July 11
Free performance by the Connecticut Ballet at Ives Concert Park - July 11
WCSU music camps to offer free concerts - July 8
WCSU Westside Athletic Complex new home of amateur soccer team - July 7
Public invited to WCSU M.F.A. program series of readings - July 7
WCSU to stage 'Two Nights Near Doolin' at Ives Concert Park - July 7

Week of June 22 to June 28, 2014

WCSU offers critical response training - June 25
WCSU bookstore under new management - June 23

Week of June 8 to June 14, 2014

WCSU alumnus gives back by establishing 'Better Thinking' Scholarship - June 13

Week of June 1 to June 7, 2014

WCSU theatre arts students to perform in 'The Events' - June 6
WCSU announces appointment of Ancell School of Business dean - June 5
WCSU to hold 'Five Artists' M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition in New York - June 5
WCSU graduates' research experience prepares path to Ph.D. studies - June 3

Week of May 11 to May 17, 2014

WCSU works with community colleges to widen associate degree access - May 14
Student-veterans at WCSU seek help from one of their own - May 12

Week of April 27 to May 3, 2014

WCSU sets commencement dates; names speakers, honorees - April 30

Week of April 20 to April 26, 2014

WCSU to present 'Aesop's Falables' this weekend - April 23

Week of April 13 to April 19, 2014

WCSU program focuses on human trafficking concerns - April 16
Western faculty to receive Board of Regents'awards - April 16
Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Vanguard Orchestra to perform at WCSU Jazz Fest - April 14

Week of April 6 to April 12, 2014

Western to host Senior Thesis Exhibition - April 10
WCSU to host 10-Minute Play and Webisode Festival - April 8
WCSU M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing launches Housatonic Book Awards - April 7
WCSU showcases student projects at Western Research Day - April 7

Week of March 30 to April 5, 2014

Green energy expert to discuss solar and wind power options at WCSU - April 2

Week of March 23 to March 29, 2014

WCSU nursing professors publish chapters in award-winning book - March 26

Week of March 16 to March 22, 2014

Western M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition opens March 27 - March 21

Week of March 9 to March 15, 2014

Notice of public meeting - March 13
WCSU projects open new windows on 19th century Danbury - March 12

Week of February 23 to March 1, 2014

Ives Concert Park to participate in Fairfield County Giving Day - February 28
WCSU Opera to present Strauss' 'Die Fledermaus' - February 25

Week of February 16 to February 22, 2014

WCSU celebrates Women's History Month - February 21
WestConn Society Luncheon to honor Danbury's Tom Devine - February 20

Week of February 9 to February 15, 2014

Something completely different: WCSU's 'The Green Bird' - February 12
WCSU announces largest gift in its history - February 12
WCSU/WOS project opens new career opportunities for veterans - February 12
WCSU to present spring semester biology research seminars - February 10

Week of February 2 to February 8, 2014

WCSU invites public to share in 'Black Men Writing Project' - February 4

Week of January 26 to February 1, 2014

WCSU to host Northeast region college debate tournament - January 28

Week of January 19 to January 25, 2014

WCSU, RSO partner for chamber music concert - January 24

Week of January 12 to January 18, 2014

WCSU announces Midtown Coffeehouse line-up - January 15
WCSU to offer art slide lecture series - January 15

Week of January 5 to January 11, 2014

WCSU graduate selected as principal of Danbury's newest school - January 9
WCSU to host College Goal Sunday - January 9
NCAA President Mark Emmert to speak at Western on Feb. 5 - January 8

Week of December 29 to January 4, 2014

WCSU to host Rock & Roll Exhibition - January 2

Week of December 15 to December 21, 2013

Two WCSU history professors publish books - December 19
WCSU earns NEASC reaccreditation - December 16

Week of December 1 to December 7, 2013

WCSU Department of Health Promotion and Exercise Sciences to showcase student internship experiences - December 2

Week of November 24 to November 30, 2013

WCSU to offer spring break study-abroad opportunity in Costa Rica - November 26

Week of November 17 to November 23, 2013

WCSU to stage 'Holiday Hideaway' in December - November 22
WCSU student-athletes dedicated to top performance - November 21
WCSU Alumni Association to offer Boston-area networking opportunity - November 20
'Amahl and the Night Visitors' renews holiday tradition at WCSU - November 19
WCSU theatre arts students to present 10-minute plays - November 19
Curtis Fuller to sit in with WCSU jazz combos - November 19

Week of November 10 to November 16, 2013

Ives Concert Park rolls out season-ticket sales - November 15
WCSU to host TEDx event focused on creativity and compassion - November 14
WCSU to test its Emergency Notification System - November 14
WCSU to celebrate International Education Week with lectures, film - November 12
WCSU to host entrepreneurship discussion - November 12

Week of November 3 to November 9, 2013

WCSU doctoral student earns state recognition - November 6
WCSU to install electric vehicle charging stations - November 6
WCSU expands financial literacy program for students - November 6
WCSU students experience the botany of everyday life - November 5

Week of October 27 to November 2, 2013

WCSU students, faculty to present live election-night TV coverage - October 29
WCSU to host Veterans Day observance and Remembrance Day events - October 29
Western's McKoy brings national attention to program, school - October 28

Week of October 20 to October 26, 2013

WCSU to stage 'Chicago' - October 25
WCSU to host women's basketball tip-off breakfast - October 25
WCSU professor continues campaign against death penalty in Japan - October 24
Conference at WCSU to focus on epidemic of addiction - October 21
WCSU Math Emporium aims to start students on path to success - October 21

Week of October 13 to October 19, 2013

WCSU to hold two ribbon-cutting ceremonies on Oct. 31 - October 16
WCSU alumna Brianne Chasanoff to perform on campus - October 16

Week of October 6 to October 12, 2013

WCSU's got Homecoming spirit - October 10
Ives Concert Park earns awards for venue, leadership - October 10
WCSU to present Dr. Gloria Arjona for Hispanic Heritage Month - October 9
WCSU research lecture to focus on diadromous fish - October 8

Week of September 29 to October 5, 2013

WCSU, Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra partner to offer concert series - October 4
WCSU students to hear from Commonfund CEO - October 3
Veterans ready to enter corporate world with help from WCSU - October 3
WCSU to host Veterans Appreciation Weekend - October 2
WCSU to hold Hall of Fame induction ceremony - October 2
Retrospective show features work of WCSU art professor Plonia Nixon - October 1

Week of September 22 to September 28, 2013

WCSU to stage 'Two Nights Near Doolin' in October - September 27
Western to hold 'Campus-to-Campus 5K' - September 24

Week of September 15 to September 21, 2013

WCSU Research Seminar: 'Demystifying the Human Bed Bug' - September 20
'Operation Jungle Red' promotes non-violence at WCSU - September 20
IT services pioneer Jim Kennedy named 'Entrepreneur of the Year' - September 18
Permaculture pioneer Ryan Harb to speak Oct. 9 - September 16

Week of September 8 to September 14, 2013

WCSU to offer art slide lecture series - September 13
WCSU Observatory and Planetarium fall 2013 schedule - September 12
Media Advisory: Calling hours and memorial service for T.J. Lobraico - September 11
Poets for Change event on Sept. 28 at WCSU - September 10
Loizides Theatre Group to stage 'Electra' Sept. 24 at WCSU - September 9

Week of September 1 to September 7, 2013

Constitution Day talk slated for Sept. 17 at WCSU - September 5
WCSU announces Midtown Coffeehouse line-up - September 4
WCSU business school invites students to 'Ancell Day' on Sept. 19 - September 3

Week of August 25 to August 31, 2013

WCSU welcomes 16 full-tuition merit scholars this fall - August 30
Past is present in WCSU's new literary journal - August 29
WCSU Alumni Association to offer networking opportunity - August 29
WCSU's Jane Goodall Center to present Fabien Cousteau - August 27

Week of August 18 to August 24, 2013

Ives Concert Park to host Linda Eder Master Class Concert Series - August 22
WCSU Alumni Association to hold golf tournament Sept. 30 - August 20
Connecticut native Grills to perform with Bavarian State Opera - August 20

Week of August 4 to August 10, 2013

WCSU cautions of busier-than-usual campus during August 25 move-in week - August 9
WCSU graduate leads nonprofit helping Connecticut's new Americans - August 7
WCSU theatre students earn rave reviews on international stage - August 6
Athlete gets an 'assist' from his degree as he pursues his dream - August 5

Week of July 28 to August 3, 2013

WCSU baseball star Bierfeldt takes first step toward big leagues - July 31

Week of July 21 to July 27, 2013

Beatles Festival returns to Ives Concert Park in August - July 25
Recent WCSU grad vying to become first 'American Ninja Warrior' - July 24
WCSU theatre arts students soon en route to Edinburgh - July 24
WCSU graduate ready to play baseball again for Greece - July 23
WCSU recognized as center for compassion - July 22

Week of July 14 to July 20, 2013

Celebrate summer with live music - July 18
WCSU to host 'Summer College Youth Fair' - July 16
WCSU to offer welcome events for incoming freshmen - July 15

Week of July 7 to July 13, 2013

WCSU music graduates soar on JazzWeek national charts - July 8

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