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Boston Alumni Networking Event a Huge Success; Receptions Planned for Worcester, Hartford, and Albany

Posted January 30, 2009


View the photo album/slide show. More than two dozen alumni and friends, including Lawrence, MA Mayor Michael Sullivan '78, attended the Boston Alumni Networking Reception January 29 at Lir on Boylston Street in the city’s Back Bay neighborhood. The event included food, beverages, business card exchanges, giveaways, and many reminiscences.

Guests spanned four decades of College alumni, going back to the Class of 1978. "It was so much fun talking to the other alums to hear what they are doing now, and what they were involved in back at Western New England College," says Ashley Schofield '06. The event, she adds, helped her appreciate her connections to the alumni comunity, and recognize "that my network is much larger than I had realized it could be."

Alumni Relations is planning similar gatherings in Worcester, Hartford, and Albany. For more information, contact Kristina Oleksak at 413-782-1557.


Western New England University is a private, independent, coeducational institution founded in 1919. Located on an attractive 215-acre suburban campus in Springfield, Massachusetts, Western New England University serves 3,955 students, including 2,575 full-time undergraduate students. Undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs are offered through Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy, and School of Law.


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