Browsing: Spring 2019

Spring 2019 John Gilbert

He Gives a Hoot

John Gilbert ’79 was thrilled that Westfield State made it possible for him to take on an internship in his junior year at what is now known as The Washington Center in our nation’s capital.

Spring 2019 Carlton Pickron

Fellowship Commemorates Lasting Impact

To honor the legacy of Carlton Pickron, Ed.D., President Ramon Torrecilha, Ph.D, announced at the November 2018 anniversary gala a newly established Carlton Pickron Post-Doctoral Fellowship for Diverse Faculty.

Spring 2019 Flowers

High Hopes for Fifth Annual #GiveAHoot

As I type this, a winter wonderland has descended over western Massachusetts. Yet, I trust as you read this, there is hope that Mother Nature has delivered us the promise of spring. As the seasons change in our beautiful part of the world, so does the activity on campus.

From the President Globe

Liberal Arts Enhance the Value of a College Degree

Despite the headlines and scholarships that focus on and fund STEM-related curriculum and programs that serve as a pipeline to populate the most in-demand workforce needs, I caution us not to lose sight of the importance and impact of liberal arts and general education.

Spring 2019 Carmen Garner

A Means of Escape

From the age of 11, Carmen Garner ’01 was on his own. Born in Springfield, he lost his mother to illness when he was young, and his father abandoned the family.

Spring 2019 Rick Hayden

National Advocate

Rick Hayden ’87 arrived for an appointment with the Association for the Support of Human Services in the late 1970s.

Spring 2019 Police Car

Law and Order

By: Janice Beetle ’85 There was something suspicious about the car with tinted windows idling…

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