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College of Arts & Sciences Honors Students For Outstanding Achievements

May 13, 2024

Academic excellence shines as Western New England University celebrates 16 graduating students’ achievements at the College of Arts & Sciences Senior Award Ceremony.

Western New England University welcomed the new Chi Alpha Sigma 2024 Inductees at their annual ceremony on May 2nd.

Western New England Inducts 58 Student-Athletes into Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society

May 06, 2024

Western New England University's Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society induction marked a milestone with 58 student-athletes from 17 sports recognized for their outstanding contributions on and off the field, boasting the largest class in the university's history.

President and General Manager of 22News Bob Simone addresses Communication students in the WNE TV studio.

College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Successful Event with Alumnus Bob Simone President and General Manager of 22 News

May 02, 2024

22 News President and General Manager Bob Simone, a distinguished alumnus, returns to Western New England University to inspire communication students with his insights into the broadcasting industry. Simone's visit provides students with valuable real-world perspectives and networking opportunities.

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FinTech summer innovation fellowship participants stand with MassMutual and College of Business leadership

FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series Receives MassMutual Support

July 10, 2024

With a donation of $75,000 over three years, MassMutual is WNE’s first sponsor of the FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series, comprised of a series of events designed to connect college students and local entrepreneurs who have innovative startup ideas with the training and resources needed to bring those ideas to life.

Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce President Diana Szynal stands with WNE Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter President

Diana Szynal, President of Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

May 14, 2024

Diana Szynal, Springfield Chamber President, inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for exceptional leadership and support of business education, strengthening ties between academia and industry.

Winning teams of the inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch competition.

College of Business Announces Inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch Winners

May 08, 2024

College of Business announces winners of inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch, showcasing innovative ventures in FinTech landscape.

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Western New England University Dean Cheraghi addresses students, faculty, and guests at the College of Engineering Senior Awards Ceremony on May 18.

College of Engineering Honors Class of 2024 Students For Outstanding Achievements

May 20, 2024

Exceptional achievements highlighted as Western New England University honors 11 graduating seniors for academic excellence at the College of Engineering Senior Awards Ceremony.

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ASCE-WNE Steel Team Builds Bridge to Success

May 09, 2024

Western New England University's ASCE-WNE Steel Team excels at Northeast Steel Bridge Competition, showcasing expertise in engineering and aesthetics, earning first place for design.

Western New England University welcomed the new Chi Alpha Sigma 2024 Inductees at their annual ceremony on May 2nd.

Western New England Inducts 58 Student-Athletes into Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society

May 06, 2024

Western New England University's Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society induction marked a milestone with 58 student-athletes from 17 sports recognized for their outstanding contributions on and off the field, boasting the largest class in the university's history.

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Students assisting with Small Business Legal Clinic

Free Small Business Legal Clinic Now Accepting Applications

June 24, 2024

Seeking legal help for your small business? Apply for free assistance at Western New England University Small Business Legal Clinic, where law students address various legal issues under faculty supervision.

WNE's Judge Dina Fein, sits with Attorney General Andrea Campbell, and Loretta Ross in the Western New England University School of Law.

Western New England University Hosts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell’s Reproductive Justice Unit Convening

June 19, 2024

WNE hosted AG Campbell’s Reproductive Justice Unit Convening, uniting experts to discuss strategies for protecting reproductive and gender-affirming care amid national legal challenges.

Guest Speaker Dr. Deepu Thomas, MD

Western New England University and Springfield Dementia Friendly Coalition Co-hosts the Brain Health Conference

April 11, 2024

On April 26, 2024, Western New England University hosts the Brain Health Conference, offering valuable insights into dementia and Alzheimer's disease management, led by keynote speaker Dr. Deepu Thomas, MD.

Pharmacy and Health Sciences News

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Duggan Academy interns learning the art and science of Occupational Therapy from WNE OTD students

Department of Occupational Therapy Expands Partnership with John J. Duggan Academy

April 16, 2024

Western New England University's Occupational Therapy Department deepens collaboration with John J. Duggan Academy, offering internships for experiential learning, academic growth, and mentorship in healthcare.

Attendee of the event from several learning institutions working together take a moment to smile for the camera

Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Day Cultivates Collaborative Skills Among Health Profession Students

April 12, 2024

At Western New England University, Pharmacy, OT, PA, and Nursing students engage in an Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Day, honing collaborative skills vital for effective patient care in today's complex healthcare landscape.

Members of the West Springfield Fire Department and WNE OTD students pose for a photo with BEary Bags in front of a fire engine at the WSFD station.

Department of Occupational Therapy Collaborates with West Springfield Fire Department to Launch New Project Aimed at Promoting Calmness

April 12, 2024

The "BEary Calm Bags" project, a collaboration between Western New England University Department of Occupational Therapy and the West Springfield Fire Department, aims to improve emergency response experiences for individuals with sensory sensitivities, disabilities, and communication barriers.

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FinTech summer innovation fellowship participants stand with MassMutual and College of Business leadership

FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series Receives MassMutual Support

July 10, 2024

With a donation of $75,000 over three years, MassMutual is WNE’s first sponsor of the FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series, comprised of a series of events designed to connect college students and local entrepreneurs who have innovative startup ideas with the training and resources needed to bring those ideas to life.

Students assisting with Small Business Legal Clinic

Free Small Business Legal Clinic Now Accepting Applications

June 24, 2024

Seeking legal help for your small business? Apply for free assistance at Western New England University Small Business Legal Clinic, where law students address various legal issues under faculty supervision.

WNE's Judge Dina Fein, sits with Attorney General Andrea Campbell, and Loretta Ross in the Western New England University School of Law.

Western New England University Hosts Attorney General Andrea Joy Campbell’s Reproductive Justice Unit Convening

June 19, 2024

WNE hosted AG Campbell’s Reproductive Justice Unit Convening, uniting experts to discuss strategies for protecting reproductive and gender-affirming care amid national legal challenges.

WNE Director of Athletics and Recreation Jenn Kolins welcomes Girls on the Run, Inc. in June 2024

WNE Creates a Campus Where Everyone Feels Welcome

June 10, 2024

WNE's hosting of the Girls on the Run 5K and Springfield School Volunteers Luncheon highlights the University's dedication to fostering strong community relationships and supporting educational programs.

The new 2024 Orientation Group Leaders are posing with the Golden Bear statue.

Western New England University Names Orientation Group Leaders for 2024 SOAR Program

June 07, 2024

Western New England University selects seventeen student leaders for the 2024 SOAR program, fostering new student integration with exceptional guidance and support.

Girls on the Run opening warm up ceremonies at Western New England University.

Girls on the Run Western MA to Host 5K Celebration at Western New England University

May 24, 2024

Western New England University hosts Girls on the Run Western MA’s 5K celebration on June 8, expecting 3,000-3,500 attendees to support girls' confidence and life skills development.

Staff appreciation group stands with University President Johnson and Staff Council President Michael Mannheim

WNE Honors Staff Excellence at Annual Appreciation Event

May 23, 2024

Western New England University celebrated outstanding staff and service milestones at its annual Employee Appreciation Event, highlighting dedication and excellence with awards and recognition.

2024 WNE Commencement - students standing as they anticipate their walk to receive their deploma.

Commencement 2024: An Unforgettable Experience

May 21, 2024

WNE’s commencement at MassMutual Center honored graduates with powerful speeches by Latoyia Edwards and Ashley Randle, marking the first ceremonies at this venue in two decades.

Western New England University Dean Cheraghi addresses students, faculty, and guests at the College of Engineering Senior Awards Ceremony on May 18.

College of Engineering Honors Class of 2024 Students For Outstanding Achievements

May 20, 2024

Exceptional achievements highlighted as Western New England University honors 11 graduating seniors for academic excellence at the College of Engineering Senior Awards Ceremony.

Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce President Diana Szynal stands with WNE Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter President

Diana Szynal, President of Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

May 14, 2024

Diana Szynal, Springfield Chamber President, inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for exceptional leadership and support of business education, strengthening ties between academia and industry.