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Western New England University Hosts District Attorney Anthony Gulluni for Guest Lecture

April 03, 2024

Western New England University hosts a guest lecture by Hampden County District Attorney Anthony D. Gulluni, an esteemed alumnus, highlighting his impactful career in public service and innovative initiatives in community building.

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College of Arts and Sciences Showcases Faculty-Student Collaboration at Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting

April 02, 2024

Dr. Deana Vitrano and undergraduate students from Western New England University present research at the Eastern Psychological Association annual meeting, exploring the intricate links between ADHD, creativity, and cognitive processing, affirming the university's dedication to scholarly inquiry and collaborative learning.

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WNE Senior Political Science Major Presents Latest Research at National Conference

March 11, 2024

WNE Political Science senior Maria Butrimas collaborates with Professor Tim Vercellotti to present their joint research on public attitudes toward Civil War monuments at the Pi Sigma Alpha National Conference in DC.

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Participants to the first in a series of FinTech Incubator events gather in the WNE College of Business.

Successful Launch of FinTech Incubator's Idea Jam Kicks Off Startup Launch Series at Western New England University

April 13, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University launches its Startup Launch Series with an engaging Idea Jam, drawing participants from local colleges and businesses. The event sets the stage for upcoming Pitch Camps and further collaboration in the FinTech and AI realms.

WNE FinTech +AI413 Startup Launch Series

Western New England University’s FinTech Incubator Launches FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series

April 05, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University's College of Business launches the WNE FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series, empowering Massachusetts entrepreneurs with coaching, resources, and funding opportunities to help them launch startups in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence.

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Announcing the 2024 Teaching Excellence Award Finalists

March 07, 2024

Finalists for the 2024 Teaching Excellence Award revealed at Western New England University. Input from students, alumni, faculty, and staff sought to help select the winner.

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First Robotics at the Anthony S. Caprio Alumni Healthful Living Center

Western New England University Hosts 2024 FIRST Robotics Competition Qualifier

April 10, 2024

Western New England University hosts the 2024 WNE FIRST Robotics Competition Qualifier, drawing 36 teams and 1,400 students to showcase their robot designs in a thrilling display of STEM excellence.

WNE College of Engineering student cohort attending the WELocal conference in Baltimore.

Women Engineering Students from WNE College of Engineering Attend 2024 WELocal Conference

April 04, 2024

Women engineering students from Western New England University attend the 2024 WELocal Conference, seizing networking opportunities, gaining career insights, and building a close-knit community in Baltimore, MD.

Side by side photos of Dr. Jaiswal and Dr. Murray.

Western New England University Explores Entrepreneurial Minded Learning and DEI in Higher Education at Lunch and Learn Event

March 14, 2024

Join Western New England University's Lunch and Learn event on March 27 for insights into Entrepreneurial Minded Learning and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) in higher education. Facilitators Dr. Devina Jaiswal and Dr. Lisa Murray will explore the connection, fostering an environment where DEI is integral to academic excellence.

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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.

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WNE School of Law Offers Unique Three-Week Mini-Law Program for the Community

March 15, 2024

Western New England University's Mini-Law School demystifies the law in a three-week program, covering constitutional law, digital literacy, and labor rights for the community.

Side by side photos of Dr. Jaiswal and Dr. Murray.

Western New England University Explores Entrepreneurial Minded Learning and DEI in Higher Education at Lunch and Learn Event

March 14, 2024

Join Western New England University's Lunch and Learn event on March 27 for insights into Entrepreneurial Minded Learning and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) in higher education. Facilitators Dr. Devina Jaiswal and Dr. Lisa Murray will explore the connection, fostering an environment where DEI is integral to academic excellence.

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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.

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.

Occupational Therapy students working on patients in the Bear Paw Center.

WNE's Occupational Therapy Program Recognized Among the BEST Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report

April 09, 2024

U.S. News & World Report ranks Western New England University's Occupational Therapy program among the BEST Graduate Schools, affirming its dedication to quality education and outstanding student outcomes.

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Participants to the first in a series of FinTech Incubator events gather in the WNE College of Business.

Successful Launch of FinTech Incubator's Idea Jam Kicks Off Startup Launch Series at Western New England University

April 13, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University launches its Startup Launch Series with an engaging Idea Jam, drawing participants from local colleges and businesses. The event sets the stage for upcoming Pitch Camps and further collaboration in the FinTech and AI realms.

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.

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.

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.

First Robotics at the Anthony S. Caprio Alumni Healthful Living Center

Western New England University Hosts 2024 FIRST Robotics Competition Qualifier

April 10, 2024

Western New England University hosts the 2024 WNE FIRST Robotics Competition Qualifier, drawing 36 teams and 1,400 students to showcase their robot designs in a thrilling display of STEM excellence.

Occupational Therapy students working on patients in the Bear Paw Center.

WNE's Occupational Therapy Program Recognized Among the BEST Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report

April 09, 2024

U.S. News & World Report ranks Western New England University's Occupational Therapy program among the BEST Graduate Schools, affirming its dedication to quality education and outstanding student outcomes.

Pharmacist filing a syringe

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Introduces PharmD Distance Pathway - Extended Program

April 08, 2024

Western New England University's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences unveils a new six-year PharmD Distance Pathway - Extended Program for aspiring pharmacists seeking flexible academic timelines.

WNE FinTech +AI413 Startup Launch Series

Western New England University’s FinTech Incubator Launches FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series

April 05, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University's College of Business launches the WNE FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series, empowering Massachusetts entrepreneurs with coaching, resources, and funding opportunities to help them launch startups in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence.

2024 Commencement Speakers: NBC10 Boston’s Latoyia Edwards and MA Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner Ashley Randle

NBC10 Boston's Latoyia Edwards and MA Department of Agricultural Resources Commissioner Ashley Randle to Speak at WNE's 2024 Commencement

April 05, 2024

WNE welcomes Latoyia Edwards and Ashley Randle as Commencement speakers, empowering graduates with the stories of journalism excellence and agricultural leadership.

WNE College of Engineering student cohort attending the WELocal conference in Baltimore.

Women Engineering Students from WNE College of Engineering Attend 2024 WELocal Conference

April 04, 2024

Women engineering students from Western New England University attend the 2024 WELocal Conference, seizing networking opportunities, gaining career insights, and building a close-knit community in Baltimore, MD.