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Over 5000 Attend 133rd WSC Commencement

Graduates Share Joy, Pride at Hooding Ceremony

59 Nursing Students Honored at Pinning Ceremony



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Summer All-Sports Camp

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Peter Holloran (History) recently published, The Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era (Scarecrow Press) with Catherine Cocks and Alan Lessoff. "The Historical Dictionary of the Progressive Era is the most comprehensive and coherent reference work on the Progressive Era. Through its chronology, introductory essay, bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the key events, people, organizations, and ideas of the period, this resource is a lively, complete, and accessible overview
of this significant era." - Scarecrowpress.com

Adam Zahler (Visual & Performing Arts) directed Abraham and Sarah, a ten-minute one-act play by Alan Brody for the Boston Theatre Marathon (BTM). The Boston Theatre Marathon is a yearly charity event sponsored by Boston Playwrights Theatre of Boston University at which fifty ten-minute plays are performed in 10 hours to raise money for the Theatre Community Benevolence Fund. The BTM was held at the Stanford Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts on Sunday, May 17.  The play was entered in the marathon by Underground Railway Theatre.






Lancers Loft Dining Hall will be open for summer hours starting on
Monday, May 18th.


Door rates and hours of operation will be as follows:


8:30 -10:15 a.m. Breakfast $4.25 (Cooked to Order)
10:15 -11:30 a.m. Continental
11:30 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Lunch $5.75


*Special Offer* Purchase a 30-lunch only meal plan for $160 ($5.33 per meal)


Did you know you can now get announcements from the Payroll and Benefits office sent to your Microsoft Outlook 2007 inbox through an RSS feed?

Go to www.worcester.edu/Payroll.

Click on the orange "RSS" symbol

Then click "subscribe to this feed"

Whenever Payroll and Benefits posts an announcement it will automatically come to your RSS feed folder in Outlook. Not sure where your Outlook RSS Feed folder is? In Outlook, look in your left column of Mail Folders and look for the orange RSS Feeds symbol.


Athletics will be hosting their All Sports Camp from July 27-31. The camp is open to kids ages 8-13. The aim is to teach the essentials of the many sports: baseball, football, floor hockey, basketball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, kickball, track, stickball, and soccer. Kids are separated into groups of their own age. Each camper is taught the fundamentals of each sport through a series of talks, demonstrations and drills. Games are played each morning and afternoon. Campers leave a harder worker, with better skills, and more confidence. All sessions are designed for individual improvement. Camp structure allows equal time for instruction and enjoyment. Kids have a blast! Click here for a brochure or call Coach Dirk Baker at 508-929-8852 (dbaker1@worcester.edu).


The WSC women's basketball team will be hosting their 13th annual Girls Basketball Camp, July 20-24 for girls ages 7-16. The coaching staff and players are committed to providing campers with personal attention to improve their fundamentals, and develop their skills and teamwork during game situations. Kids leave camp with improved skills, enthusiasm and motivation for basketball! Click here for a brochure or call Coach Karen Tessmer at 508-929-8769 (ktessmer@worcester.edu).

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Worcester State: Follow own path, not others, grads told
Life lessons are personal

Telegram & Gazette (5/18/09)
Simon says, “get your diplomas.” Worcester State College 2009 class president Alyssa N. Menard didn’t issue that order, but during her game of ...

Worcester recognized for green initiatives
NECN.com (5/13/09)
Worcester State College is currently installing the largest solar panel project in the city. The project is expected to pay for itself in 15 years, ...

$5.4B Question: Where to squeeze?
Advocates, state at WSC to talk budget

Telegram & Gazette (5/13/09)
Deval L. Patrick sent one of his administrators last night to Worcester State College to solicit public feedback on the budget. ...

Monday, May 18, 2009


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