April brings open houses, ‘Accepted Students Day’ to WCSU
DANBURY, CONN. — Western Connecticut State University will host several opportunities in April for the public to learn more about the university, explore undergraduate and graduate-level course offerings, and recently admitted students can celebrate their acceptance.
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., those wanting to learn more about graduate programs at Western can attend a Graduate Open House in the Westside Campus Center Ballroom on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Coordinators representing a diverse variety of graduate programs will be available to answer questions. To register or for more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/gradopenhouse/.
Among the programs represented at the Graduate Open House will be: the Ed.D. in Instructional Leadership, Ed.D. in Nursing Education, M.A. in Earth & Planetary Sciences, M.A. in English, M.A. in History, M.A. in Math, the Master of Business Administration, M.F.A. in Creative and Professional Writing, M.F.A. in Visual Arts: Painting & Illustration, M.H.A. in Health Administration, M.S. in Justice Administration, M.S. in Education (Curriculum Leadership, Instructional Technology, Reading, Special Education), M.S. in Music Education, M.S. in Counselor Education (School Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling), M.S. in Nursing and Master of Arts in Teaching (Secondary Education Biology, Secondary Education Mathematics, Secondary Education Spanish). Also available will be information about the Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate.
High school students who have received a letter of admission from Western are invited to Accepted Students Day on Saturday, April 6, 2013. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the WCSU Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. Students and their parents will have an opportunity to meet faculty, coaches and current and future students to find out more about Student Life at Western, including athletics, clubs, study abroad opportunities and student activities. Information about Residence Life and housing options also will be available. To register or for more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/admissions/accepted/.
Saturday, April 13, 2013, is the date of the annual Open House for high school students wanting to learn about undergraduate studies at Western. The event, which runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Feldman Arena of the O’Neill Center on the university’s Westside campus, will feature booths representing Western’s many academic departments; the opportunity to meet faculty, students and coaches; and a campus tour. To register or for more information, visit www.wcsu.edu/openhouse/ugrad.asp.
WCSU Director of Admissions Jay Murray said these events are important for students and their families to attend.
“Selecting the right college is all about finding that perfect fit. The best way to find out if a prospective college is a match to your needs is through a campus visit. Our Accepted Students Day and Open Houses are designed to provide students with an opportunity to speak with faculty, staff and current students while spending the day getting to know if Western Connecticut State University is the perfect fit.”
Western Connecticut State University offers outstanding faculty in a range of quality academic programs. Our diverse university community provides students an enriching and supportive environment that takes advantage of the unique cultural offerings of Western Connecticut and New York. Our vision: To be an affordable public university with the characteristics of New England’s best small private universities.