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.


 

Newman Center 25th Anniversary : Sunday, Oct. 2

Newman Club Alumni are invited to the 25th anniversary of the Newman Center (1991 - 2016) celebration with a special Mass on Sunday, Oct. 2. Mass will be officiated by the Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, at 3 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall, on the Midtown campus, 181 White St., with a reception in Warner Hall from 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. If you are a Newman Club Alumni and wish to attend this event, please contact Fr. Jeff Couture at couturej@wcsu.edu or Michele Hossan at hossanm@wcsu.edu.

 

 

 


 

Alumni Association Board Meeting : Wednesday, Oct. 5

The Alumni Association will meet at the Campus Center Conference room 212/214 on the Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Ext., Danbury at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5. 

 


 

Theatre Production of "The Stepmother" : Oct. 12 - 23

Special ticket price for Alumni - $10! The WCSU Department of Theatre Arts will present “The Stepmother” in the Studio Theatre of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Performances will be at 7 p.m. on Oct. 12 & 13; 8 p.m. on Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22 & 23; with 2 p.m. matinees on Oct. 15, 16, 22 & 23. Githa Sowerby’s 1924 drama takes the notion of the “wicked stepmother” and turns it on its ear. Don’t miss this powerful and moving tale of female empowerment. Directed by Pam McDaniel. To purchase alumni tickets at special cost, $10, call (203) 837-8298.

 

 

 


 

 

 WCSU Homecoming and Alumni Pavillion Ribbon Cutting : Saturday, Oct. 22

Join us for the 2016 Homecoming from noon to 5 p.m. at the new Alumni Pavillion for "Reunion City" featuring your favorite clubs from WCSU. Join the alumni Association Board and Dr. John Clark for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the pavillion at 3 p.m.

 

 

 


 

Affirming Angela's Passion is an event held in the Westside Campus Center on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 4 - 6 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom. 

This fundraiser is to support the initiative designed to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of Ms. Angela Rossi Zurowski Andersen, 
and her devotion to the cause of helping new immigrants, by providing a Social Sciences student with a paid internship at the International Institute of Connecticut (IICONN) in Bridgeport, where she worked as the Executive Director. 
 Click here for more information about the event.


 

Dinner Theatre, "The Drowsy Chaperone" : Friday, Nov. 11

Special ticket price for 2016 - The WCSU Alumni Association will host a dinner-theatre event at 5 p.m. in Room 218 of the Classroom Building on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The $25 cost will include dinner and a ticket to "The Drowsy Chaperone."

The recent five-time Tony award winning Broadway sensation, The Drowsy Chaperone, comes to the MainStage Theatre this Fall. Join us for the glamorous, hilarious tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day, complete with a score that will have you tapping your feet and holding your sides with laughter. Directed by Tim Howard

For more information or to make a reservation, call (203) 837-8298 - online tickets available in Sept.


 

Amahl and the Night Visitors : Dec. 2 - 3

Special ticket price for Alumni - $5! The WCSU Department of Music will present “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, and 2 and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3 in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. To purchase tickets at special alumni cost, $5 per person, call (203) 837-8298.

 


 

Christmas in Newport : Saturday, Dec. 3

All are welcome to join the WCSU Alumni Association for a fun-filled day visiting the sights of one of America’s playgrounds for the Rich and Famous! Our day will include a guided tour guide of two mansions (Breakers and Marble House) dressed in their holiday finery. Lunch on your own. Cost $61 per person. Bus will depart University Hall, 181 White St. Danbury, at 7a.m. and return around 8 p.m.


 

WCSU Holiday Jazz:  Sunday, Dec. 4

Special ticket price for Alumni - $5! The WCSU Jazz Orchestra, conducted by Jamie Begian, will present a throwback to the greatest holiday variety shows of the ’60s and ’70s at 3 p.m. in the Veronica Hagman Concert Hall of the Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university's Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Featured will be arrangements ranging from Andy Williams’ “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” and “Sleighride,” to significant pop music of the era by composers Laura Nero and Jimmy Webb. To purchase tickets at special alumni cost, $5 per person, call (203) 837-8298.


 

Alumni Association Board Meeting : Wednesday, Dec. 7

The Alumni Association will meet at the White Hall meeting room 122 on the Midtown campus, 181 White St., Danbury at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7

 

 


 

  Iceland's Magical Northern Lights : Mar. 4 – 10, 2017

The “land of fire and ice” is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis, or northern lights. This tour will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment. Take an exhilarating evening northern lights cruise. Travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Spend time at Thingvellir National Park, the nation’s most historic area. Gaze at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall, one of the world's most incredible cascades. At Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre, learn about life during and after the dramatic 2010 volcanic explosion. Explore Skogar Folk Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool the Blue Lagoon. Spend your evenings gazing at the night sky in search of the elusive and dazzling northern lights. For more information contact Kay Schreiber, Kay's Tours, (203) 790-8342, kay.schreiber@sbcglobal.net