Keeping Ammon Arts & Sciences Alumni & Friends up-to-date with news from the University!
A Message from the Dean of the Carol A. Ammon School of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Susan Pease Welcome to the first of an ongoing newsletter for Arts and Sciences Alumni, Faculty, and Students! Each newsletter will feature updates about what our faculty and students are doing in their respective fields of study! We will also highlight Arts and Science alumni! Keep in touch.... we want to hear from you!
|Alumni News: In 2010, alum Carol A. Ammon '73 gave the largest gift in CCSU's history. She has written, the “greatest gift is how extraordinarily satisfying it is to give it back and see the difference it can make.” Click here to read about this extraordinarily generous alum. Click here to see an interview with Carol Ammon.|
|Faculty News: Last December, Dr. Katherine Hermes, Chair of the Department of History at CCSU, received an urgent plea from the Provost, Dr. Carl Lovitt. He wanted CCSU to participate in a community engagement initiative with the Mayor of New Britain on homeless, entitled A Home of One’s Own. In the spring semester, she was teaching a Western Native American course and wondered how she might incorporate this project into her curriculum? Click here to read the story. |
|University News: Central Connecticut State University has a new building, Social Sciences Hall, which opens fall 2013. Click here to read the story!|
University News: A new scholarship fund created for Dr. Paulette Lemma, retiring Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and ardent advocate for arts and sciences graduate programs and students. If you would like to hear more about the scholarship, please click here.
|Faculty and Alumni News: Darren Sweeney '98, a meterorologist for NBC and alumnus of CCSU, joined the Communication Department in 2008 as an adjunct professor. In 2010-2011, he transitioned to the Journalism department and was hired as a full-time emergency hire, which turned into a regular tenure track faculty position. On January 1st, 2013, Journalism broke away from English and became a stand-alone department, with 80 majors and 35 minors. Click here to read more on this fascinating alum-professor who is doing fabulous work with his students!|
|Student News: Kaitlin Goslee '13, newly graduated from Central Connecticut State University, recently joined WWLP 22 News, an NBC-affiliate, covering stories in Western Massachusetts. Kaitlin credits her success to her education at CCSU in the Journalism Department, and especially to her professor, Darren Sweeney, who provided real life training in how to combine media and journalism into a television career. Click here to read more about this talented new alum from CCSU.|
Faculty News: The faculty in the School of Arts & Sciences have been very productive. Click here to read some of the highlights!
Announcement: Mark your calendar: CCSU Homecoming 2013, October 3-6: Register Now for Fall CCSU Family Fun at: www.ccsu.edu/homecoming.
Announcement: Central Connecticut State University Gala honors women who have significantly contributed to women's issues and raises money for scholarships at CCSU. The next gala is scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2014. For information on tickets and/or donations to the silent auction, please contact Carolyn Fallahi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Announcement: Central Connecticut State University is seeking nominations for the most influential women at CCSU and in the Connecticut Community to honor them at our Gala Celebration on February 22, 2014. For more information, please click here.
Announcement: Applications for student scholarships run from approximately November 15th through February 15th. Go to www.ccsu.edu/scholarships for more information.
Alumni News: If you are walking around campus, you have probably seen our new banners featuring inspiring alumni of CCSU. Click here to see a list of the current alumni featured, many who graduated from Arts and Sciences!
To keep current with the Ammon School of Arts & Sciences and the many alumni events and opportunities, please update your information online at www.ccsu.edu/alumniupdate.