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University News

Message from the President
Later this month, I will get to do one of the things I enjoy most - go out on the road and meet Golden Rams like you.  
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Seattle


WCU Is Again Named a Kiplinger's 100 Best Value
For the ninth consecutive year, West Chester University has been named one of the "100 Best Values in Public Colleges" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance.  In addition, the publication has included the University among its 24 "Best College Values Under $30,000 a Year." 
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Athletic Training Major Wins National Social Media Contest
WCU athletic training major Amy Toner has a free ride to the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) convention in St. Louis in June. She won a national social media contest that NATA designed to promote its 2015 convention.
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Amy Toner

The 24/7 Project: Art that Captures a 24-Hour Glimpse into Seven East Coast Cities
In a collaborative series of photographs and ceramics, West Chester artists Darcie Goldberg and Rhoda Kahler have captured images that chronicle their 24-hour adventures in each of seven East Coast cities.  The 24/7 Project features photolithography and large-scale mobiles that have become artifacts of their adventures in Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Boston, Providence, Atlantic City, Baltimore, and New York City.  The exhibit opens this week at West Chester University's new Gallery in E.O. Bull Center for the Arts.
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The 24/7 Project

Career Corner

All alumni are welcome to attend the SPRING CAREER FAIR on February 25, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. in the Sykes Student Union Ballrooms.

Check out the 58 employers already scheduled who want to share their company’s positions from a variety of fields. Thinking about how you can come prepared with knowledge about the attending employers? Log-in to the Ram Career Network (RCN) for the full list and descriptions of companies. 

Follow this checklist to be prepared:

  • Bring multiple copies of an up-to-date resume (make an appointment or view how to Get Feedback on your document through the Career Development Center!).
  • Wear your Business Professional attire and practice introducing yourself with a professional attitude.
  • Make sure to research the specific companies that you want to speak with (full list on RCN).
  • More suggestions to help you feel prepared can be found here.

Spring Career Fair

 

WCU Alumni Spotlight


Scott Delaney '98

The Alumni Office recently caught up with WCU alumnus Scott Delaney, who earned a degree in Special Education from WCU in 1998. He currently is an Agency Field Executive at State Farm. Click here to read more about Scott, including his career path, favorite memory from his time as a student, and how he ended up at WCU!

Upcoming Events

You're Invited To...

Alumni & Friends Reception in Palm Beach with President Weisenstein
Saturday, February 21
Dr. Greg Weisenstein, President of West Chester University, cordially invite you and a guest to join them for an Alumni Reception at Casa Bendita, the home of Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Lemole in Palm Beach, Florida. 
Click here to learn more.

Florida

WCU Tailgate at the Sarasota Polo Club with President Weisenstein
Sunday, February 22
Join WCU alumni and friends at the Sarasota Polo Club for a casual tailgate before and during the match. This is a fun, family event and all WCU alumni and their guests are welcome to participate.
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Dinner and "An Evening of Traditional Irish Music and Dance"
Friday, February 27
Join WCU alumni and friends for an Irish-themed dinner and an evening of traditional Irish music and dance on Friday, February 27!
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Brian Conway

Alumni & Friends Reception in Charlotte, NC
Saturday, March 7
Dr. Greg Weisenstein, President of West Chester University, cordially invite you and a guest to join them for an Alumni Reception starting at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark. 
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Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark

WCU at Pinehurst Resort
March 8 - 10
Get away from the cold and snow for a golf weekend with WCU President Greg Weisenstein at one of the most historic courses in the world!
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pinehurst logo

Dinner and the Masters of Soul Show
Friday, March 13
Masters of Soul is a celebration of the legendary songs and performers that defined Motown and soul music. This 90-minute show features stylishly costumed, fully choreographed performances of both male and female groups backed by a live band. Masters of Soul performs The Temptations, Gladys Knight and The Pips, Marvin Gaye and many more!
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Masters of Soul

Dinner and the Popovich Comedy Pet Show
Friday, March 27
The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. Each of the show's 15 cats and 10 dogs were once strays, rescued from animal shelters. Now, they love to show off onstage by performing a variety of stunts and skits! Audiences will be delighted to see this extravaganza of European-style clowns, amazing juggling and balancing acts, and of course, very talented performing pets. It's a show that both adults and kids of all ages enjoy!
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Popovich

Alumni Weekend 2015
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Alumni Weekend 2015


Check out what else is going on at WCU:

 

Check out the NEW WCU Visual & Performing Arts Events Calendar  

February WCU Events Calendar
 
WCU Athletics Calendar 

Trivia Time

Want to win this WCU Scarf? Take a look at the following trivia question and send your answer to alumni@wcupa.edu

Scarf

How many of the United States do WCU alumni live in?

One winner will be randomly selected from all correct entries and announced in the next issue of the WCU Alumni Ramblings E-Newsletter. Here's a hint: check the "About Us" tab on the WCU alumni website.

Congratulations to our January Trivia Winners: Tia Singleton '13 and Travis Olszewski '05 – each received a WCU Blanket.

Did You Know?

Liberty Mutual has partnered with West Chester University Alumni Association to offer alumni exclusive savings on quality auto insurance. They also offer discounts such as Multi-Car that could save you even more.* In PA, call Christina Oakes at 888-443-7543 x53047. Elsewhere, call 800-524-9400 or visit Liberty Mutual to get a free quote. 

*Discounts and savings are available where state laws and regulations allow, and may vary by state. To the extent permitted by law, applicants are individually underwritten; not all applicants may qualify.

Liberty Mutual

West Chester University Alumni Association • 610-436-2813 • alumni@wcupa.edu
 

Alumni Office
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-2813  •  alumni@wcupa.edu