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Day of Giving Returns on April 1
March 27, 2015
Worcester State University will again sponsor the Day of Giving, an innovative 24-hour fundraising challenge that leverages social media to help raise as much money as possible in one day for University priorities.

Maureen Stefanini ’58 to Be Honored at Scholarship Tea
March 27, 2015
Professor Maureen Stefanini ’58, M.Ed. '61, Ed.D, will be honored at the 21st annual Scholarship Tea on Sunday, May 3, at the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.


Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony Honors Five
March 27, 2015
The WSU Alumni Association will recognize the achievements of five outstanding alumni at its Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and dinner on Thursday, May 7. 



Educational Exchange Program Established with Ireland
March 16, 2015
The Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and WSU have established an international academic exchange program for WSU nursing students with Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) in County Donegal, Ireland.

WSU Participates in $30K Commitment to Students
March 20, 2015
A new collaboration among Central Massachusetts’ four institutions of public higher education, including Worcester State University, will guarantee qualifying students their associate’s and bachelor’s degrees for $30,000 in four years.


Auschwitz death camp survivor publishes memoir
March 11, 2015
Thea Aschkenase '07, a survivor of the Auschwitz death camps and now a stalwart member the Intergenerational Urban Institute Hunger Outreach Team, recently published a memoir.

Vote Now for WSU Student Video in NESN Competition

March 9, 2015
Senior Matt Collamer and recent alumnus Andrew O’Connor, both communication majors, produced a video that has made it to the final round of “NESN Next Producer.”

Baseball Field Wins National Award for Field Maintenance

March 4, 2015
The Kevin Lyons Baseball Diamond at Rockwood Park, the home of the WSU baseball team since 2012, recently received national recognition as the best maintained college field in the country.

Gala Celebrates Worcester State University’s Past & Future

February 26, 2015
Alumni are invited to join the Worcester State University community in celebrating the 140th anniversary of the founding of WSU, while at the same time kicking off a comprehensive capital campaign that will fund key priorities for the future.

Resolve and Scholarship Help Lead Student to Italy

February 17, 2015
Determined to attend college and be an inspiration for others, junior Jasmin Correa is the epitome of an active and engaged Worcester State student—thanks in part to scholarship support. 


Signing the Beam

February 17, 2015
Members of the Worcester State University community gathered to mark a milestone in the construction of the Wellness Center on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, signing a ceremonial beam that will soon be hoisted to the highest spot on the building.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center Open

February 9, 2015
During tax season, Worcester State University is the destination of choice for area taxpayers who qualify for an Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site to file their federal and state income tax returns for free. 


WSU Wins EPA’s National Food Recovery Challenge

February 4, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Worcester State University its “College and University” winner of the national Food Recovery Challenge. The award recognizes outstanding leadership in wasted food prevention and diversion.


Army Corps of Engineers & WSU Sign STEM Agreement

January 30, 2015
The New England district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) recently entered into a STEM education agreement with Worcester State University. The partnership encourages the study and research of STEM fields among students and faculty at WSU.


2nd Annual Day of Giving Challenge

January 13, 2015
On April 1, 2015, we will celebrate our proud past by holding our second Day of Giving Challenge. Learn how you can help us celebrate.


Awards, Accolades, and Honors

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Celebrate the wonderful things Worcester State students, faculty and staff do wonderful things every day! From research to presentations and more, see recent noteworthy accomplishments here. 


Your Alma Mater in the News

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Our alma mater was featured in various new articles this month!