The Magazine for Alumni & Friends of Westfield State

A Joyful Campus in Full Celebration Mode

Editor of Westfield State University magazine Focus, Janice Beetle

In my 34-year association with Westfield State, I cannot remember a time when there was so much good news on campus to celebrate all at once. (more…)

New Vision, Continued Excellence

New Westfield State University President, Ramon Torrecilha, arrives for his first day at the University.

As I begin my first semester as Westfield State University’s 20th president, the words of sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois come to mind: “Of all the civil rights for which the world has struggled and fought for 5,000 years, the right to learn is undoubtedly the most fundamental.”  (more…)