Macricostas School of Arts & Sciences

Welcome to the Macricostas School of Arts and Sciences at Western Connecticut State University.

Our school is home to thirteen departments, twenty-one undergraduate majors and five graduate majors, and offers a wide variety of interesting ways for students to create unique combination of topics to further their intellectual endeavors. MSA&S on FACEBOOK



Upcoming Events:

February 26th: Sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Equity, Office of Intercultural Affairs and the Department of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process The University welcomes pioneer sportswriter, Ms. Claire Smith from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Westside Campus Center Ballroom (south). This event is open to the public.




March 5th: The Department of Writing, Linguistics and Creative Process and the Office of Diversity and Equity will host a screening of “A League of Her Own: The Claire Smith Story” at 6 p.m. in White Hall Room 127. This event is free and open to the public! For more information, email



The Spotlight: 

Check out WCSU’s podcasts posted weekly on iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher!






Dr. Tom Philbrick, WCSU Biology professor, discovers new species, Rhyncholaelia paulana, and names it after his wife!


Exciting Student News:




Congratulations to WCSU recent Psychology graduate, Sarah Hoegler, for receiving  5 year guaranteed funding and monthly stipend at University of Notre Dame towards her PhD in Applied Development. Sarah worked closely with Dr. Mary Nelson while at WCSU.


Recent Events:


Chris Kelly lectures on “Privacy, Security, and Safety in a Social Media World” on November 14th, sponsored by the Macricostas Family Foundation. Pictured on the right: President Clark, Dean Brown, Provost Alexander, and Lecturer Chris Kelly.