WSC Named Princeton Review
"Best in Northeast" for Sixth Year
Administration Building Renovation
Green Building of America Award
WSC IN THE NEWS
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Maryellen Brisbois authored a book
that was published last month and is available on Amazon.com or directly through
https://www.createspace.com/3379942. It is titled "Why I Hated Pink:
Confessions of a Breast Cancer Survivor."
(Nursing) was an invited participant in the
National Conversation National
Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposures
sponsored by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and
the CDC’s National
Center for Environmental Health (NCEH).
This meeting of representatives from government, academia,
business and industry, and members of the public was convened to create an
action agenda. The agenda will outline how the
United States can meet public health goals and
achieve the NCEH/ATSDR vision that the United
will use and manage chemicals in ways that are safe and healthy for all people.
presented at the Green Chemistry and Engineering
Conference held in College Park, MD, from June 22-25, 2009. The paper was
titled “Worcester State College: Towards a Green Chemistry Center”. The
coauthors on this presentation were Dr. Margaret Kerr and Dr. Eihab Jaber.
(Physical and Earth Sciences) attended the Gordon Research Conference on Thin
Films and Crystal Growth Mechanisms, New London, NH, July 12-17, 2009.
Frank presented a poster titled “Crystal Growth in Aqueous Solutions at High
Pressure,” summarizing recent experiments at Worcester State, co-authored with
Deanna Lahey (WSC Biology, 2009).
(College Police) was elected as a board member (secretary) of Massachusetts
Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators for the academic year
2009-2010. This association is open to both public and private
college/university law enforcement agencies. Its mission is to offer
professional development to the membership.
Sudha Swaminathan (Physical and
Earth Sciences) presented a poster at the National Meeting of the American
Association of Physics Teachers, at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor,
Michigan, on July 27, 2009.
The poster titled "Physics in Art: An Interdisciplinary Lab Course"
contains a description of a new course (PY 112), which was developed at
Worcester State by Sudha Swaminathan and Frank Lamelas (Physical and Earth
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Call for Nominations: Who's Who in American
Universities and Colleges
It is once again time to nominate worthy Seniors to Who's Who
In American Universities and Colleges. Students are selected on the basis of
involvement in the WSC community, academic achievement and contributions to the
the college and civic communities.
Those named to Who’s Who are announced at Senior Capping.
Because Family Weekend will be held October 2-4 this year the FINAL deadline for
accepting nominations is Friday, September 18. Senior Capping will be
held Friday, October 2 at 4 p.m. in the Sullivan Auditorium as part of
Homecoming and Family Weekend. Because of the time constraints we will be
unable to accept any late submissions. Nomination forms will be distributed and
you should be receiving them shortly. If you have do not receive one and would
like to or need additional forms, please contact the Student Center/Student
Activities Office at extension 8073 or email
Please consider nominating a student who has excelled either
in the classroom or outside the classroom with their extracurricular activities.
Only Seniors are eligible.
Second Annual Cardboard Village
The senior nursing students and faculty will be holding the
2nd annual Cardboard Village on Wednesday, September 16 through Thursday
morning, September 17. After some feedback, we will be starting to set the
village up earlier in the day to raise awareness about the project and plight of
the homeless. The location will be near the Student Center again, but closer
to the LRC away from the road.
Faculty and Staff Parking
To WSC Faculty
and Staff who currently have “E” or “F”
parking hang tags do not discard hang tags as they are still valid.
“E” ( Employee) Hang Tags
-do not expire:
who are entitled to an “E” decal must have
a valid OneCard ID to pick up their hang tag.
“F” (Faculty) Hang Tags -Expires August 31, 2010:
members who are entitled to an “F” decal (as determined by
the Faculty Union) must have a valid OneCard ID to pick up their hang tag.
Decals - Expires August 31, 2010:
All who are
entitled to a “C” decal must have a valid OneCard ID to pick up their decal*.
*Parking in the Garage: Faculty and staff
members who wish to park in the parking garage along with the commuter students
may do so by purchasing a “C” decal at the same rate charged to students.
This fee will contribute to the debt service on the garage. No one will be
allowed to park in the garage without the appropriate “C” decal.
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WSC IN THE NEWS
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WSC, Quinsig up 10%
Telegram & Gazette (8/9/09)
had 439, or 9 percent, more applications for full-time, undergraduate slots than
last year. Enrollment has not been finalized. ...
WSC takes it to the next degree
Telegram & Gazette (8/6/09)
Excerpt: We are very proud that the Massachusetts Department of Higher
Education recently voted unanimously to approve Worcester State College’s new
Interdisciplinary Visual and Performing Arts Degree.
Gallery to present "Flora: Photographic Works by Suzanne Gainer."
The Beacon Villager/Wicked Local Maynard (8/4/09)
an extensive exhibition record, has won numerous awards and is an associate
professor in the Department of Communication at Worcester State College. ...
load - Stronach bounces back from an early injury
Telegram & Gazette (8/4/09)
Excerpt: After struggling with a shoulder injury early this
season, former Worcester State standout Tim Stronach's professional baseball
career is back on track.
- Book Review
Southeast Review (8/3/09)
He attended Worcester State College and spent seven years as a social
worker before attending the MFA program in creative writing at the University of
IDI hires managing
director of corporate connectivity
Fort Worth Business Press
technology degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of
Science in business degree from Worcester State College in Massachusetts. ...
Telegram & Gazette (8/2/09)
Worcester State College is one of the best colleges and universities in the
Northeast, according to The Princeton Review; the only state college in ...
Sculptures transform Elm Park
Telegram & Gazette (7/30/09)
The 40 submissions were winnowed by project coordinator Carolyn Lewenberg and
jurors Michael Hachey, chairman of the Worcester State College visual and ...
WSC Project Wins Green Future
Worcester Business Journal (7/28/09)
Excerpt: The renovation of
Worcester State College's administration building has won a Green Building of
America award from Real Estate & Construction Review.
Weatherstripping volunteers show energy savings
Telegram & Gazette (7/26/09)
Glenn D'Alessio, who teaches physical and Earth sciences at Worcester State
College, adds insulation to doors on the third floor of Brooks House yesterday
dreams alive - Plan to revamp Crystal Park sparkles
Telegram & Gazette
Participants — ranging in age from 8 to 16 — are taken to Worcester State
College, where they play sports, eat lunch and take field trips. ...
in stride - Ashby runner posts his 100th road race victory
Telegram & Gazette (7/21/09)
Fors, a graduate of North Middlesex Regional High School and Worcester State
College, didn't even start hitting the roads until his senior year of college.