Alumni Calendar of Events

Celebrate your affiliation with WCSU by joining us for the upcoming events taking place throughout the year. For more information about the event contact the WCSU Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 837-8298. Check back often for updates.


 

 WCSU Football Brew Night : Saturday, April 16

Support the football program at the Black Hog Brewery in Oxford, CT from 7 - 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 16. Tickets are $35 with open bar. Try all black hog craft beers. The evening includes a brewery tour, Beer School with the Black Hog Master, Twins BBQ Co. Food Truck and raffle prizes. All proceeds go to the WCSU Football program.

Black Hog Brewing Company, 115 Hurley Road, Building A, Oxford, CT 06478.

 Grad Salute : Wednesday, May 4

Alumni are invited to join us in the distribution of graduation regalia at the Grad Fair. All departments necessary to create a successful graduation for WCSU are participating in this event from 3 - 7 p.m. at the O'Neil Center on the Westside campus.

Volunteers are needed to sell stoles, assist with the distribution of gowns or direct students to the correct station. Call the Alumni Office at (203) 837-8298 for additional information or to sign up to volunteer.

 


 

Graduation Graduation : Sunday, May 22

Alumni are invited to support our graduating classes. Both Graduate and Undergraduate candidates will be receiving their degrees on Sunday, May 22 at 10:30 a.m. at the Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard, 600 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT. If you would like to take part in the commencement ceremonies to lead the procession, please contact our office at (203) 837-8298.

 

 

 


 

Alumni Association Meeting : Wednesday, June 8

The Alumni Association Board is meeting 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 at a location to be announced. All alumni are welcome to attend. To RSVP, call the Alumni Relations office at 203-837-8298. 

 


 

 Save the date for A Bronx Experience: Saturday, June 11

The Office of Alumni Relations presents The Bronx Experience with three ways to spend your day:

Option 1 Bronx Zoo — The Total Experience package includes admission into the zoo and unlimited access to special rides and attractions available on your date of visit. The cost includes admission, total experience and transportation. $49 per person.

Option 2 New York Botanical Garden — The Total Experience package includes the "Impressionism: American Gardens on Canvas" exhibition and the popular guided Garden Highlights tram tour. The cost includes admission, total experience and transportation. $49 per person.

Option 3 On Your Own on Arthur Avenue — Explore on your own the authentic Italian culture located in the vibrant community of the Real Little Italy in the Bronx, often known as Arthur Avenue. Cost is $30 per person.

Transportation will depart the WCSU Midtown campus (University Hall) at 8:30 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. Please RSVP by Friday, May 20, by mailing the reservation form to the WCSU Office of Alumni Relations, OM 302, 181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810, calling (203) 837-8298, or buy your tickets here:


 

Thimble Islands Private Cruise : Saturday, July 9

Take a 45 minute narrated tour of the Thimble Islands in Branford on the Volsunga for only $49 per person. We will have the boat all to ourselves for a private tour. The Thimble Island chain consists of 25 small rocky, wooded islands topped with beautiful summer cottages built during the Victorian Era-complete with ginger bread trimmings. Some isles have many homes and some just have one. All the islands are private except for one, Outer Island, which is trusted to the Federal Fish and Wildlife Department. From Multi-million dollar estates to small outposts and everything in between the scenery and topography of the land masses are beautiful.  

After the cruise, we will visit the U.S.S. Chowder Pot III in Branford for lunch (not included in price of trip). We will then stop at a farm stand in North Branford to a treat ourselves to a frozen custard. RSVP by Friday, June 24, via mail using the reservation form below, online at https://alumni.wcsu.edu/events or call the WCSU Office of Alumni Relations at (203) 837-8298. Space is limited, so act fast. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until all seats are filled. The cost per person of $49 includes the motor coach, taxes, driver tip, and admission to the boat. Transportation will depart WCSU’s Midtown campus at 9 a.m. from University Hall on White Street and return to Danbury at approximately 5 p.m. Buy your tickets here:


 

 SAVE THE DATE! The Annual WCSU Day at Lake Compounce: Saturday Aug. 6.

For $40 per person, you will receive a three-part ticket that contains an admission, a catering section  and a free parking stub for each paid person in your party (4 years of age and over). Children 3 and under do not need tickets, they just need to be accompanied by a paid adult. You will also receive a free $15 return voucher flyer. 

This exciting WCSU day at the park will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, rain or shine. Park hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The all-you-can-eat lunch buffet will take place in the picnic pavilion (located at the south end of the park) from 12 to 2:30 p.m. You must present your catering ticket to enter the pavilion. Please allow enough time to enjoy your lunch. No food items may be removed from the pavilion area. During the day, you will have unlimited use of rides, shows and attractions.

(Skycoaster is an additional cost) There is also unlimited free soda all day throughout the park. Lake Compounce, 271 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT 06010.

You will also receive a $15 Return Voucher for each ticket purchased. Purchase your tickets here: