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Support Students While You Shop: Alumni Association Teams Up with

Posted June 28, 2010

amazon_logoenewsgifWhen you shop at via our custom link, Western New England College students benefit! Every purchase you make online supports student programs at the College through Alumni Association grants—at no additional cost to you. Feel free to use this access for all of your orders. Bookmark the link on your computer at home and/or in the office!

In the past three years, the Alumni Association has awarded over $126,000 in grants, which are also funded by income from the Association’s royalty/affinity program with Liberty Mutual Home and Auto Insurance, as well as from Alumni Association apparel purchases.

Alumni Association grant recipients this past spring included the Alternative Spring Break program, the One in Four sexual assault prevention group, the Center for International Sport Business, the Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development for its Senior Success Series, the Volunteer Connection Center for its Make a Difference Weekend, and the finance and accounting honor society Beta Alpha Psi for members to attend the national organization’s annual meeting in San Jose, CA, in August.


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 3,700 students, including 2,550 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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