As centuries-long injustices against black and brown persons continue today, the University remains committed to supporting and educating students, faculty and staff on our mission and values centered on inclusion, diversity and equity. Read more


Westfield State University was recently made aware of disturbing social media matters. We take these matters seriously and the University is assessing and addressing them under appropriate policies and procedures. Read President Torrecilha’s message to the campus community on this matter.


Academic Strategies Workshops

The Academic Strategies Program assists students with all aspects of academics. Academic Strategies Workshops are offered for CGCE students to discuss a variety of topics and answer questions students may have.

Workshop topics include:

  • Exam Preparation and Writing Effective Responses
  • Productive Note-taking and use
  • Grammar: Brush Up to Improve your Reading and Writing
  • Oral Presentations: Planning, Practice and Construction of Useful PowerPoint slides
  • Academic Skills for Strong College Work: Scheduling and Managing Homework and Time

For more information on the Academic Strategies Program and the Banacos Academic Center, please visit