WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY

United States, Connecticut

Established in the year 1903, Western Connecticut State University is a public post-secondary educational institution in Danbury, Connecticut. The college offers its students 38 bachelor’s and 15 master’s degree programs along with two doctoral programs through the four main schools of business, arts and sciences, professional studies, and visual and performing arts. The campus is home to the Centre for Excellence in Environmental Studies, which is focused on research and work in the field of wildlife research, education, and conservation. The college has 215 full-time faculty and 393 part-time teachers, most of whom have a doctorate in the relevant field and other approved terminal degrees.

Campus Life

The Western Connecticut State University has two main campuses, namely Danbury and Westside, which is spread across an area of 34 acres and 364 acres respectively. Both the campuses offer residential facilities with three residence halls on each campus, which include fully furnished rooms. There are two main libraries named Haas and Young, which include special collections, periodicals, government resources, in addition to the curriculum collection. The students get on-campus academic support like academic advising, math lab, student technology training center, and more. The students are encouraged to take part in clubs and organizations and also do volunteering activities. The athletic facilities include a weight room, swimming pool, hockey field, tennis court, and much more.

Noted Alumni

The alumni association is constantly working towards building lasting relationships between graduates and students. Notable alumni names include Fidelma Healy Eames, who is an Irish Politician, Markus Gottschlich is an Australian Jazz pianist, professional basketball player EJ Harrison, and American Playwright and actor Don Stitt among many more.