140th Celebration Kicks Off Change Lives Campaign May 18, 2015
Worcester State University celebrated the 140th anniversary of the founding of WSU and kicked off Change Lives, a comprehensive capital campaign that will fund key priorities for the future.
Grant from Santander Universities funds study abroad opportunities May 13, 2015
A three-year agreement recently signed with Santander Bank, N.A., will help more Worcester State University students study abroad, addressing a signature goal of President Barry M. Maloney to quadruple international educational opportunities for WSU students by 2018.
Coghlin Brothers Awarded Honorary Degrees May 4, 2015
Worcester State University presented honorary degrees to the late Edwin B. “Ted” Coghlin Jr. and his brother James W. Coughlin Sr., who are well known in the Worcester area for their contributions to many local charitable organizations that help improve lives in the community, particularly youth.
Seeking Athletics Hall of Fame Nominations April 22, 2015
The Worcester State University Hall of Fame Committee is actively seeking to identify individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Worcester State athletics.
Honoring a Life Devoted to Community Service April 10, 2015
An overflow crowd of family, friends, and politicians gathered in the Blue Lounge for the official renaming ceremony for the Honorable John J. Binienda Center for Civic Engagement on Thursday, April 9.
Harpoon CEO Kenary to Speak at Commencement April 6, 2015
Boston’s Harpoon Brewery co-founder and CEO Dan Kenary will serve as the commencement speaker for undergraduate commencement exercises on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the DCU Center in Worcester.
Day of Giving Challenge a Huge Success April 3, 2015
The second annual Day of Giving challenge on Wednesday, April 1, was a huge success, with 536 donors giving $162,050, far exceeding the goal of 300 gifts in a single day.
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.
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.
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.
Awards, Accolades, and Honors
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.