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 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, Brothers Osborne, Dan + Shay, DAYA, Fabolous, Gabriel Iglesias, Goo Goo Dolls, Lewis Black, Mat Kearney, OutKast, Sean Kingston, Third Eye Blind, and most recently T-Pain with special guest DJ Adam.
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.
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).
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.