Michael Hindes '14, of West Springfield, found 26 photos from the Challanger Shuttle disaster photographed by a fellow worker of his grandfather William Rendle. Rendle worked at NASA on the launch pad, and the photos had been discovered stored in a box at Rendle's home in Quincy.
Westfield State University alumna Trish Hegarty (Crowley) '88 will appear on the upcoming 28th season of the reality show Survivor scheduled to air Wednesdays at 8:00 pm starting February 26th on CBS.
Nicole Nalepa '10 has joined WFSB-TV Channel 3 News in Hartford, CT.
The Westfield State Division of Graduate and Continuing Education launches Supporting our Schools scholarships
The Division of Graduate and Continuing Education at Westfield State University has launched a Supporting Our Schools scholarship.
Westfield State University holds Tier 1 placement in U.S. News & World Report 2014 rankings of best colleges/universities
Westfield State University held its Tier 1 placement in the latest US News & World Report 2014 "Best Colleges" edition released today. Westfield State continues its trend to lead the Massachusetts 9 school state university* system in the annual ranking.
Ellen Wetherell, an honored colleague of Westfield State University for 34 years, passed away on August 18, 2013.
After more than 20 years of public service, State Senator Michael Knapik will resign his position in the State Senate effective Friday, August 9, 2013, to become Westfield State University Executive Director of University Advancement.
Lisa Mangini '08 has been hard at work with her writing. Her chapbook, “Slouching Towards Entrophy” will be published by Finishing Line Press and is currently available for pre-order. Her fiction chapbook, “Perfect Objects in Motion” is produced by Red Bird Chapbooks, and she is slated to publish her full-length collection of poems, “Bird Watching at the End of the World” in October 2014. Mangini works part-time at Aetna and is an adjunct professor at Southern Connecticut State University and Asnuntuck Community College.
Meghan Kelly '05, has joined Governor Deval Patrick's team as deputy director of communications for the state Executive Office of Administration and Finance. Kelly has spent the past seven years serving as the "voice" of state Senator Stephen Brewer of Barre, and the Senate Ways & Means Committee.
Kate Quigley '09 '11G wed Nick Levesque '11 on December 21, 2013. They welcomed one of the largest alumni groups at their reception. Well over 20 alumni were in attendance to celebrate the couple's big day. Kate and Nick currently reside in New Hampshire.
L to R back row: Stephen A. Mangine '82, John Troy '75, Shannon Collins '98, Christopher Collins '73, David Nicoll '86, Susan Lynch '05, M'11, Kelli Nielsen '04, Mindy Lawson '08, Meaghan Sheehan '09, Rosemary Dowling Sevigny '07, Ryan Sullivan '11, Casmir Storozuk '86;
Hayley Perry '08 wed David Johansson '08 at a beautiful ceremony at Ocean Edge Resort on Cape Cod on June 15, 2013. Several alumni were in attendance, including Eric Bristol '02, Beth (Johansson) Bristol '02, Michael Primeau '08, Rob Crowell '08, Aaron Newton '08, Eric Walker '08, Laura (Durand) Walker '07, Randi Lucius '08, Rachel Deslauriers '08, Lindsey Holmes '08, Andrea Nicholas '08, Patrick Logan '08, Amanda (Richmond) Logan '08, Rachael Gannett '10, Greg Zanni '08, Bethie Soule '08, Jenna Dunn '08, Sean Brown '08, and Matt Miner '08.