View other Calendars
View other WestConn calendars

University Events: May and June 2015

 For more information about events, contact the Office of University Relations.
 All listings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

MAY EVENTS

May 18 - Jun. 19 SUMMER SESSION I: 

Summer Session I begins

 More Info

May 25 MEMORIAL DAY: 

No classes; university closed

 More Info

May 27 ONE-STOP WEDNESDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Wednesday" from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, personal essay, SAT/ACT scores, senior-year grades and official high school transcripts, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000.

JUNE EVENTS

Jun. 1 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

 More Info

Jun. 1 - Jun. 26 SUMMER OIL PAINTING WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host a summer oil painting workshop, "Introduction through Advanced," from 5 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays in Room 244 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Instructor Ed Little will conduct this four-week workshop open to all levels that will focus on the materials/products that are required to paint in oil; how to mix colors, glazes, impasto painting and alla prima painting. The workshop fee is $350. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu or go to www.facebook.com/WCSUDepartmentOfArt/events.

 More Info

Jun. 2 - Jun. 25 SUMMER PAINTING WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host a summer painting workshop, "Painting the Observed World," from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 244 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Instructor Christine Hartman will conduct this four-week workshop open to all levels that will focus on the development of light, space, color and form. The workshop fee is $350. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu or go to www.facebook.com/WCSUDepartmentOfArt/events.

 More Info

Jun. 2 - Jul. 2 ART EXHIBITION: 

"Chinese Mojo," an exhibition of works by Bibiana Huang Matheis, will be on display from 1 to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday, through July 2, in the Art Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. There will be an Opening Reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4, in the gallery. Matheis is a Chinese-American immigrant woman, artist and photographer. The work in her exhibition is an autobiographical expression that makes use of symbolism and expressionism, creating a visual tapestry and treasure box, where the story is unveiled through each of her photographs. Many images feature family members and the creative tendencies in her ancestry, such as her father's calligraphy and her grandmother's painting. Through her artwork she confronts her own cultural heritage and the struggles faced as an immigrant. For more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/newsevents/Chinese-Mojo-exhibition.asp.

 More Info

Jun. 2 - Jun. 25 SUMMER FIGURE DRAWING WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host a summer figure drawing workshop from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Room 241 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Instructor Ed Little will conduct this four-week workshop that will utilize live models as students draw the nude in a variety of poses. The class is recommended for students familiar and experienced with drawing fundamentals, as well as those with advanced-level drawing experience. The workshop fee is $350. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu or go to www.facebook.com/WCSUDepartmentOfArt/events.

 More Info

Jun. 3 ONE-STOP WEDNESDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Wednesday" from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, personal essay, SAT/ACT scores, senior-year grades and official high school transcripts, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000.

Jun. 3 ALUMNI ASSOCIATION MEETING (WCSU alumni only)

The WCSU Alumni Association will hold a meeting at 6 p.m. in Alumni Hall on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The meeting is open to graduates of the university only. For more information or to RSVP, call (203) 837-8298 or send an email to alumni@wcsu.edu.

 More Info

Jun. 6 ALUMNI TRIP - A BOSTON EXPERIENCE: 

WCSU alumni and friends will spend a day in Boston, Massachusetts, that will include a Duck Tour, a visit to Quincy Market and a tour and tasting at the Sam Adams Factory. The bus will depart at 7 a.m. from the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The $70/person cost includes round-trip transportation, the Duck Tour, Sam Adams tour, tax and tip. Or, just ride the bus to Boston and create your own adventure for $35/person. For more information or to RSVP, go to https://alumni.wcsu.edu/boston-event or call (203) 837-8298.

 More Info

Jun. 8 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

 More Info

Jun. 10 ONE-STOP WEDNESDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Wednesday" from 2 to 6 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, personal essay, SAT/ACT scores, senior-year grades and official high school transcripts, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000.

Jun. 14 - Jun. 17 NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION (WCSU students only)

WCSU will host New Student Orientation at various locations on the Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury, and the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For more information, call (203) 837-9700 or visit www.wcsu.edu/orientation/june15.asp.

 More Info

Jun. 15 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

 More Info

Jun. 15 NEWTOWN MIDDLE SCHOOL MOVING UP CEREMONY: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 16 - Jul. 3 M.F.A. NEW YORK EXHIBITION: 

The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, featuring works by the 2015 graduates from the WCSU Master of Fine Arts painting and illustration program, will be on display from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, on the 4th floor of the Blue Mountain Gallery, 530 W. 25th St. in New York City. An Opening Reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 18. The exhibition and reception will be free and open to the public. For more information, call (203) 837-3222 or visit www.bluemountaingallery.org. For a complete list of similar SVPA events, visit www.wcsu.edu/svpa/events.asp.

 More Info

Jun. 16 NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

4 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 17 JOEL BARLOW HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

5 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 18 BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 19 RIDGEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

4 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 20 NEW FAIRFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

10 a.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 20 BREWSTER HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

1 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 20 NEW MILFORD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

5 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 20 BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

8:30 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 22 - Jul. 24 SUMMER SESSION II: 

Summer Session II begins

 More Info

Jun. 22 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

 More Info

Jun. 22 HENRY ABBOTT TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 25 CARMEL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION: 

6 p.m., Feldman Arena, O'Neill Center, Westside campus

Jun. 26 RETIREMENT DINNER: 

WCSU will host a celebration to honor the dedication and accomplishments of President James W. Schmotter upon his retirement as eighth president of the university at 6 p.m. at the Ethan Allen Hotel, 21 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The public is invited. Proceeds from the event will establish the James W. Schmotter Student Assistance Fund. For more information, go to www.wcsu.edu/president/retirementdinner.asp.

 More Info

Jun. 27 SUMMER ENCAUSTIC PAINTING WORKSHOP: 

The WCSU Department of Art will host a one-day, intensive encaustic painting workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Room 248 of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Instructor Lori Robeau will conduct the workshop for beginners in the ancient molten medium of pigmented wax. The workshop fee is $150; bring a bagged lunch and beverage. For more information, send an email to robeaul@wcsu.edu or go to www.facebook.com/WCSUDepartmentOfArt/events.

 More Info

Jun. 29 - Jul. 31 iD TECH CAMP: 

WCSU will host iD Tech camps for ages 7-17 on the university's Westside campus. Campers can learn code, game design, app development, Web design, film, photography and more. For fees and additional information, visit
www.idtech.com/locations/connecticut-summer-camps/danbury/id-tech-western-connecticut-state-university/.

 More Info

Jun. 29 - Jul. 30 BETHEL PARKS & RECREATION SWIM TEAM: 

WCSU will host the Bethel Parks & Recreation Swim Team for children ages 7 and up from 9 to 10:30 a.m. in the O'Neill Center Pool on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. For cost and registration information, call (203) 794-8531 or visit www.bethelparksandrec.com.

 More Info

Jun. 29 ONE-STOP MONDAY: 

The WCSU Office of Admissions will host "One-Stop Monday" from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Admissions Office in the Old Main Building on the university's Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Prospective transfer students will be able to take a campus tour, meet with an admissions counselor, get a credit evaluation and obtain an admissions decision on-the-spot if they bring a completed application, transcripts from all colleges/universities previously attended, and the $50 application fee. For more information, call (203) 837-9000. Register in advance at www.wcsu.edu/admissions.

 More Info

Jun. 29 - Aug. 6 DANBURY DOLPHINS SWIM TEAM: 

WCSU will host the Danbury Dolphins Swim Team for children ages 6 to 16 at the O'Neill Center Pool on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Swimmers will be broken into age groups and will swim from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. or 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For costs and information, visit http://danburydolphins.webstarts.com/.

 More Info

All listings are subject to change. Please call to confirm.

VISITOR PARKING ADVISORY: Western Connecticut State University offers several convenient, centrally located parking spaces for visitors to the university’s Midtown and Westside campuses in Danbury. Midtown visitor parking is in the lot next to Old Main and in designated spaces next to University Hall. Parking in the university’s White Street and Fifth Avenue garages is restricted to students, faculty and staff with hang-tags and/or parking stickers from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday; visitors are welcome to park in the garages all other times. Westside visitor parking is on University Boulevard. Visitors who cannot be accommodated in these parking areas are asked to call the University Police Department to make other arrangements.

Up-to-date university parking rules and regulations, color-coded campus maps that show parking areas and shuttle bus stops, and shuttle bus schedules are available at www.wcsu.edu/parking. Call the University Police Department at (203) 837-9300 for more information about the parking rules and regulations.


For more information, please contact:
Sherri Hill, Associate Director, Public Relations
Phone: (203) 837-8486 Fax: (203) 837-8530
E-Mail: pr@wcsu.edu

WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury


Fair
Current Conditions

55.1° F
Feels like N/A°

Wind: 7MPH from the S
Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: 30 in.
Dew Point: N/A° F


Emergency / Weather Alert Information

The Emergency / Weather Alert will be posted on the WCSU home page any time an emergency or bad weather causes a delay, cancellation or early closing of the university.

Weather Alert Example

 Visit the Emergency / Weather Alert page

Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
36° / 59° 34° / 56° 36° / 43° 39° / 54° 33° / 54°