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New Admissions Director Jay Murray discusses his plans to put Western Connecticut State University on the higher education map and have it be a school of choice for prospective students. [more]

The Career Development Center hosted its 18th Annual Career Fair offering students the opportunity to meet over sixty potential employers from the Connecticut and New York area. [more]


Rute Mendes, JLA alumna '95, proves that even with the high demands of being a successful attorney at law, there is always time to give back to her alma mater and Danbury. [more]

"No Impact Week"  challenges the WCSU community to living with less waste and promoting a greener lifestyle. [more]

Dancing through life: Gary '78 and Cynthia Hawley seek to live life to the fullest as business owners, parents and contributors to their community. [more]


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Matrix Realty Group

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Contributors: Alexandria Almeida '13, Jason Davis '97, Maureen Gernert, Gary '78 and Cynthia Hawley, Dr. Beth Morrison, Jay Murray, Sherri Hill, Meghan Maroney '13,  Rute Mendes '99, Christina Ruggiero '14, Jeff Shpunt '09, Paul Steinmetz '07, Peggy Stewart '97, Bob Taylor, Jane von Trapp



Thursday, May 2, 2013. Ninth annual WestConn Research Day: 10 a.m. – 1p.m. Science Building, Midtown Campus. Boehringer Ingelheim manager Josh John will be the keynote speaker at 10 a.m. There will be a poster exhibition of research projects conducted by WCSU students in the Science Building Atrium. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 4, 2013. My Sandy Hook Fund Benefit: 7-10 p.m. Westside Campus Center Ball Room. The Sigma Chi Fraternity, the WCSU Department of Music and the WCSU Campus & Student Centers Board will host a benefit featuring live music, dancing and hors d'oeuvres. Tickets are $20 for the public. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit the My Sandy Hook Family Fund.  To purchase tickets, visit here.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Lyme Disease Seminar and Health Fair: 5p.m. Westside Campus Center Ballroom. Dr. Raphael B. Stricker, IGeneX Laboratory founder; IGeneX President and CEO Dr. Nick Harris and Lyme Disease Association President Pat Smith will discuss "Visionaries in Lyme Disease Testing, Treatment, Research and Advocacy." There also will be a Lyme-focused health fair. The event is free and open to the public.

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