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WCSU earns NEASC praise in reaccreditation process

Western Connecticut State University has received a report from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges that praised the university’s commitment to students. This report forms the basis for the consideration of reaffirmation of accreditation for Western by the Association’s Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, which will occur in the spring. ... [read more]


In March, the Western Connecticut State University Master of Fine Arts in Creative and Professional Writing program launched the first Housatonic Book Awards in cooperation with the M.F.A. Alumni Writers' Cooperative (AWC). The awards will honor one recipient each in the areas of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, writing for middle grades and young adults, and professional writing. Any author, publisher or literary agent may nominate a title in any of the five genres before the June 15 deadline. ... [read more]

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