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Traditions

Traditions

  • Painting The Rock

    Western New England University students have a lot of creative opportunities when it comes to marketing events. Painting The Rock on campus has become a right of passage to many! Each week, you'll see the colors change and a new event publicized. Each Spring, all students have a chance to "leave their mark" on The Rock.

  • Spring Event

    Spring Event promises to be a great experience. Each year, Student Senate brings a national artist to perform a show, just for Western New England University students. Andy Grammer, Fabolous, Gabriel Iglesias, Goo Goo Dolls, Lewis Black, Mat Kearney, Sean Kingston, Third Eye Blind, and most recently Dan + Shay with special guests Brothers Osborne and Sister C.

  • WNEpalooza

    Usually held within the first few weeks of the fall semester, WNEpalooza is one of the first big events to occur on campus. WNEpalooza is hosted by Campus Activities Board (CAB). WNEpalooza is an event featuring live music, food, and activities. This year, CAB provided entertainment through the musical guest and American Idol winner Kris Allen, tie-dye, inflatable activities and dinner on the lawn. In recent years, WNEPalooza has hosted musical performances by Reel Big Fish, Erin Hutchinson, Ryan Cabrera, and We The Kings.

  • Homecoming

    Homecoming occurs during the middle of the fall semester. Homecoming is an opportunity for students and alumni to show their pride for Western New England University. Homecoming weekend is three days full of events. There are many home sporting events and is also a chance to reconnect with old classmates and to see how the Western New England University campus has changed since your last visit.

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  • Family & Friends Weekend

    Family & Friends Weekend is a chance for students to visit with their family on campus. Family & Friends Weekend is full of events and activities for all family members. The weekend is full with athletics, interactive activities, and performances. Family & Friends Weekend is coordinated by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

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  • Midnight Madness

    Midnight Madness brings out the best friendly competition between classes! Classes compete in various events such as dodgeball, dance competitions, three-point shoot outs, and relay races. As their class members compete, students cheer each other on!  The event also welcomes the winter athletes for the start of their season.