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Advancement Services
Downtown Campus
185 Main Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Room 204000

Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Phone: (860) 832-1740
Fax: (860) 832-2585 


CCSU Alumni E-News, November 2010

The CCSU Alumni ENews is designed to keep alumni and friends up-to-date with news from the University, including important announcements, student and alumni achievements, athletic news, and upcoming events.

TIP-OFF the 2010-11 Blue Devil Basketball Season

Join Men's Head Coach Howie Dickenman '70 and Women's Head Coach Beryl Piper '87 for the Tip-Off Dinner on Wednesday, November 10 at 6:00 pm in the Constitution Room, Memorial Hall. Tickets available here: www.ccsu.edu/tipoff or call 860-832-1740 or email alumnidept@ccsu.edu.  Season tickets available here.

One of Nation's Top Economic & Business Journalists to Speak at CCSU

Economic and business journalist Thomas R. Keene, editor at large for Bloomberg News, will speak at CCSU on Wednesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm in Torp Theatre in Davidson. The lecture on Economic recovery and Joblessness is part of the American Savings Foundation Endowed Chair’s Distinguished Banking and Finance Lecture Series presented by the School of Business. More information here.

Renowned Connecticut Trio Performs Benefit Concert, Nov 9

The Connecticut Trio will perform a concert as a fundraiser for Music Department student scholarships, to be awarded to worthy students of violin, cello and piano. The program includes two of the loveliest works in the Romantic repertoire -- the Schubert B-flat Trio, and the Arensky D Minor Trio.  Reserved parking will be available in the President's parking lot in front of Davidson (for advance donors and seniors), as well as in the Welte Garage. The concert itself is free, donations are optional.

Contributions can be made by calling Institutional Advancement at 860 832 1765 (please specify the Paskavitch Scholarship). You may also contribute at the concert.

Veterans Day at CCSU, Nov 11

As part of Veterans Day ceremonies, the University will honor CCSU student veteran Staff Sergeant Sharon Khan with the Student Veterans Excellence Award and Scholarship. The University will also present the CCSU Public Service Award for Excellence to Kazimierz Zawadzki, a member of the Polish Air Force in WWII and a member of the General J. Haller Post. The ceremony will be held Nov. 11 at 3:00 pm, near the Veterans Monument in the Student Center Circle.

Contributions to the CCSU Student Veterans Excellence Award Scholarship may be made online here.

Community Central Opens; Next Step in CCSU'S Community Engagement

When Community Central opened its doors on November 4, Central Connecticut State University significantly expanded its presence in downtown New Britain with a pedestrian-friendly, student-oriented space. The center was developed with the goal of inspiring and supporting collaboration among students and the community, to stimulate business and learning, and deepen the University's participation in the life of New Britain. More here.

Other Campus Events of Note

For the latest and most complete listings, be sure to check out the links for Lectures & Conferences, the Arts@CCSU, and Today@CCSU on www.ccsu.edu

Men's X-Country Wins Second Straight NEC Title

The Central Connecticut men's cross country team won its second consecutive Northeast Conference Championship behind the effort of senior Ry Sanderson, Junior Sam Alexander and sophomore Craig Hunt. Sanderson won in 24:50, setting a new record for the 8K course at Stanley Park. Coach Eric Blake '02 was again named the Northeast Conference Coach of the Year. More here.

Cruise Alaska! Alumni Association Offers Exciting Cruise with Bargains

The CCSU Alumni Association is sponsoring a vista-filled cruise along the coastline of Alaska. Waypoints include: Vancouver, Inside Passage, Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier, Kodiak, Sitka, and Wrangell. Plus, "double bonus savings" if booked by December 15. More information here.

Annual Report of Donors, 2009-10 Now Online

The new annual report of alumni support illustrates why CCSU is in such strong financial shape. In 2009-10, more than 4,000 donors contributed over $3 million to the University. Our alumni increased their level of giving to more than $549,000—a 14.2% increase over last year’s record-breaking amount. The Annual Report to the donors is now available online. Click here.  As part of our continuing sustainability efforts, the report will be available only online.

CCSUCCESS Campaign for Annual Giving

Your support of Annual Giving helps ensure that current and future students have access to the educational excellence that defines CCSU. To make a secure online gift, please click here.

Give to CCSU

Make your gift using AMEX, Visa, MasterCard, Discover online or check. Contact the Development Office at 860-832-1740 or development@ccsu.edu with questions.    Give Online

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