Ramblings
Visit the Alumni Website     April 2017
In This Issue

Visit The Website

Stay Connected!
   
  Snapchat   


Make A Gift  
Make a gift today and help support WCU! 


  
 


       


 
Campus News

Message from the President President's Daughter
This month, Diana Fiorentino '14, is taking over her father’s monthly message in Ramblings. A registered dietician, Diana is co-chair of the Presidential Inauguration Campus Food Drive. Click here to read more.

President's Message

WCU Alumni Association Board of Directors Election
It's that time of year again!  Elections for the 2017 WCU Alumni Association Board of Directors are taking place now through Friday, April 28. All WCU graduates are eligible to vote for a maximum of six candidates. To vote, you must login to the Online Community. Click here to read the background on each nominee and to vote!




Accelerated Grad Exam Prep - all done within one week!
The cost is $540 and includes all practice tests and hand-outs. It will be held Tuesday, June 13 and Thursday, June 15 from 6:00-9:30 PM and Saturday, June 17 from 8:30 AM-5:00 PM at West Chester University’s Graduate Center (1160 McDermott Dr., West Chester, PA). Sign up NOW: Online Registration, EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: $500 if paid online by May 15, 2017.  For More information: ejenkins@wcupa.edu, 610-425-7435.


The Department of Theatre and Dance Presents: THE HONORABLE MAID
The WCU Department of Theatre and Dance in cooperation with University Theatre, is proud to present Carlo Goldoni’s The Honorable Maid. This production is a collaboration between theatre faculty and students. Assistant Professor John Bellomo leads the way as director, with scenic design by Associate Professor Julie Wunsch, costume design by student Heidi Cooper, lighting design by student Rosemary DeCree and student sound co-designers Curtis Jaeger and Meghan Reed. Click here to read more or to purchase tickets.

Upcoming Events

Princess and Superhero Brunch
Saturday, April 8

Tea Party

Join WCU alumni on Saturday, April 8th and make your child's dreams come true with a visit from their favorite princess or superhero! Tiana, Belle, Moana, Elena, Spiderman and Captain America will be stopping by the WCU Alumni and Foundation Center to take pictures and play games. Space is limited, so please reserve your spot today! Reservations required. Click here to learn more.


WCU Alumni Night at the Sterling Pig Brewery
Thursday, April 20

Sterling Pig Brewery

Get ready for a fun night out at one of the newest breweries in Delaware County. Join your fellow WCU alumni and friends for an exclusive evening at the Sterling Pig! Entrance fee includes light food and your first drink free! Click here to learn more.


Dinner and Show: The Stunt Dog Experience
Friday, May 5

The Stunt Dog Experience

Join WCU alumni and friends for dinner and a show! Chris Perondi's famous stunt dogs are out of this world! During this "Stunt Dog Experience," you can expect to witness some of the most incredible stunts and behaviors ever performed by dogs. On a mission to promote animal rescue, pet adoption, and responsible pet care, all of the dogs in the show have been rescued from pounds and shelters across the country. With amazing air tricks, big air stunts, comedy antics, dancing dogs, and athletic feats, it is the most entertaining show of its kind! Click here to learn more.


Alumni Weekend 2017
May 19-21

Alumni Weekend 2017
Every year during Alumni Weekend, campus comes alive as alumni, friends and families return to WCU. During the three days of activities, alumni can choose from over a dozen events, including the Friday Night Kickoff Party, Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony, Ram Jam, Service Project and more! Guests will also have a chance to stay overnight in one of the residence halls on campus! Click here for the entire schedule of events and to register!


10th Annual Rams in the Sand
Saturday, July 15

Princeton

Rams in the Sand will be held at the Princeton in Avalon, NJ.  Join WCU alumni and friends for an afternoon of food, fun, giveaways, and memories shore to last a lifetime! Click here to learn more.


Check out what else is going on at WCU:

WCU Campus Calendar

WCU Arts & Humanities Events Calendar

WCU Athletics Calendar
 
Alumni Spotlight

Diana TorralvoThe Alumni Office recently caught up with WCU alumna Diana Torralvo, who earned a degree in Communication Studies from WCU in 1997. Diana currently serves as the Director of Community Relations and Communication for NBC10 and Telemundo62. Click here to read more about Diana, including her career path, favorite memory from her time as a student, and how she ended up at WCU!


Career Corner

11th Annual Neighborhood Job Fair
Thursday, May 18, 2017, 9am-1pm
Temple University - Student Pavilion, 1913 N. 15th Street, Philadelphia, PA
• FREE PUBLIC EVENT FOR JOB SEEKERS!  
• This is Philadelphia’s LARGEST annual citywide job fair
• Great opportunity to connect with local, regional and national employers

This is a public event not hosted by WCU, if you have any questions or concerns please contact Mike Robinson at mike.robinson@temple.edu

Trivia Time

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

Garden Gnome

Name three events taking place during Alumni Weekend.

One winner will be randomly selected from all correct entries and announced in the next issue of the WCU Alumni Ramblings E-Newsletter.

Congratulations to our March Trivia Winners: Beth Kavitski '95, Karen Olivadotti '68, Jennifer Giordano '11, Dan Coyne '10, Greg Cummings '84 and David Lapp '66 – each received a WCU St. Patty's Day hat!

Did You Know?

Ram ShopThe Ram Shop is looking for your feedback! We want to hear your input. What products would you love to see from us? Complete our short 3 question survey and receive a 20% OFF coupon code for The Ram Shop. Click here for the survey.


West Chester University Alumni Association
610.436.2813 |  alumni@wcupa.edu  |  wcualumni.org
 

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