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.


 

Connecticut Lighthouse Tour, New London : Saturday, July 8

Join the Alumni Association for a trip to New London. We will leave Danbury from University Hall at 9am. Our group will board the Cross Sound Ferry for an enjoyable cruise to see several lighthouses in Long Island Sound off the coast of Connecticut. The boat is climate controlled and cruise is narrated pointing out lighthouses and other interesting sights. The cruise is 2 and ½ hours long. Some lighthouses we will see are New London Harbor Light, Avery Point Lighthouse and New London Ledge Lighthouse. After the cruise, we will be dropped off on Main Street, New London to explore, grab a bite to eat and see the sights, returning to Danbury about 8pm. For information call (203) 837-8298 .

 

 

“Children under 12 free for Connecticut Lighthouse Tour, New London on Saturday, July 8. Please call (203) 837-8298 to add your kids on this fun, educational excursion”.  


 

Deadline for Discount on Riverboat Cruise : Tuesday, July 25

9-day Riverboat Cruise from Pittsburgh to Louisville aboard the American Queen, renowned for exploring intriguing towns during the day and big band performances at night from July 15 - 23, 2018. Price includes daily tours, all meals, wine and beer with dinner, snacks and entertainment. Early bird price for an inside cabin is $1,678 including port charges.  Contact Kay at 203-790-8342 or kay.schreiber@sbcglobal.net to make your reservation.

 

 


 

Save the Date - Annual WCSU Day at Lake Compounce : Saturday, Aug. 5

Lake Compounce, 271 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, CT 06010

Cost is $41 per person (children ages 3 & under are admitted and eat for free). Park Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Lunch: 12 to 2:30 p.m.) Price includes: Admission & Parking, All-you-can-eat lunch buffet in the lakeside catering pavilion from noon to 2:30 p.m.; Unlimited free soda all day throughout the park, Unlimited use of rides, shows and attractions (Skycoaster costs extra) plus a $15 Park Admission Voucher for a return visit with each ticket.


 

M.F.A. Creative and Professional Writing reception : Tuesday, Aug. 1 at noon

under the Alumni Pavilion. Details to follow!

 

 

 

 


 

Spotlight on New Orleans : Sept.11 – 15

Get to know the “birthplace of jazz” during your extended stay in the heart of the French Quarter in New Orleans. Discover its unique flavors during a cooking class featuring the popular dishes of the city, as well as dinner at a French-Creole restaurant. Learn the secrets of the city’s famous French Quarter on a walking tour featuring St. Louis Cathedral and the French Marketplace, and your choice of either the Cabildo or Presbytere museums. Head out to the swamp to enjoy a cruise tour of the bayous to learn about the history and ecology of this fascinating ecosystem. Spend time at either the poignant National World War II Museum or the festive Mardi Gras World. Come to know the city’s music when taking in a spirited jazz revue at a French Quarter Jazz Club. You will be taken on a delightful discovery through the sights, sounds and tastes of the eclectic city of New Orleans. For more information contact Kay Schreiber, Kay's Tours at (203) 790-8342 or kay.schreiber@sbcglobal.net.


 

WCSU Alumni Association Golf Tournament : Monday, Sept. 25

Join us for a day at Richter Park in Danbury. Enjoy friends, sunshine and golf, with a great silent auction and raffle. The 32nd golf tournament committee is gearing up for another great event to support scholarships and internships.

Save the date, and become a player and a supporter of this annual event.