Weather Alert: Due to changing weather conditions that impact safety, including ice, the University will now be closed and on-ground classes are cancelled, on Friday, Nov. 16. Online courses will take place as scheduled. Note that tonight’s athletic events and the theater performance “O Beautiful” will still take place this evening at 8 p.m. in the Ely Studio Theater, as the campus walkways and parking lots will be clear and safe to use at that time. And, the Ely Fitness Center will be open today from 1 to 7:30 p.m. PARKING BAN INFO

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Institutional Advancement

Together we can create partnerships and transform lives.

The Institutional Advancement division of the University is dedicated to engaging alumni, parents and the community in the Westfield State experience.  We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive and lifelong relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations.

Giving to Westfield

The Westfield State Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce over $200,000 in scholarship aid for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Returning students are eligible to apply for additional Westfield scholarships.

Contact Lisa McMahon at or (413) 485-7360 for more information.

Department Spotlight

Science Center

Through the Westfield State Foundation, the Institutional Advancement division was able to help finance a new 54,000-square-foot Science Center. The Dr. Nettie Maria Stevens Science and Innovation Center is the first all-academic building constructed at Westfield State in more than 40 years.

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Erica Broman

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Dr. Erica Broman