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Open House at Western New England University

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2016 - 10:11 AM Engineering , Business , All News , Arts and Sciences

Western New England University will host high school and college students, and their parents, at an open house on Sunday, November 13, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the St. Germain Campus Center. The event is free, but advance reservation is requested by calling 413-782-1312 or toll-free at 1-800-325-1122 Ext. 1312, or register online at https://visit.wneadmissions.org/event/35

“This undergraduate open house is intended for all prospective students, regardless of their year in high school or college,” says Vice President for Enrollment Management Bryan Gross. “It is an opportunity to come to campus to get a sense of the University’s warm and engaging community, while learning about the wide variety of academic programs, our emphasis on inter-disciplinary collaboration, and our vibrant student clubs and activities.” 

Guests will have the opportunity to tour the campus and residence halls, meet current students, get a general overview of the admissions and financial aid process, and have academic questions answered by members of the faculty. The day concludes with an exhibit where students can gather more information on student clubs and activities, honors programs, athletic opportunities at both the NCAA and intramural levels, as well as hear from the Career Development Center regarding the varied internship and career opportunities Western New England University students are receiving.

Prospective students interested in learning more about careers in Sport Management or Social Work are invited to customized information sessions during the open house.

Career in Sport Management Panel

This event is open to prospective students at all levels who want to learn more about the incredible outcomes of the Sport Management Program at Western New England University, and to hear from the Dean of the College of Business, the head of the Sport Management Program, and several talented members of the faculty. This event will conclude with an engaging panel of recent graduates who will share how Western New England University’s Sport Management Program helped them to break into the field.

Western New England University is one of only three programs in the country with both the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA) and the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation.

Social Work Luncheon

The Social Work Luncheon is open to prospective students at all levels who want to have a chance to meet with a small group of faculty members, current students and alumni of the Social Work program, and to discover more about the program’s accreditation, including the opportunity to complete four internships in four years. This luncheon is open to all students and families who want to learn more about the field of social work, and what makes the Western New England University program such a great value.

The Council on Social Work Education, (CSWE) has awarded its highest marks to the Western New England University Social Work program. This accreditation qualifies students to apply for Advanced Standing in Master of Social Work (MSW) programs to earn their master’s degree in one year, rather than two.