2 President’s Message
3 Investing in Students
14 Campus Update
16 Student Spotlight: Transfer
Accounting Major Catherine Anziano
18 Retiring Faculty and Staff Leave
20 Faculty Profile: Chair of Physical and
Biological Sciences Dr. Alex Wurm
22 Alumni Receptions
24 Graduate Studies Launches
Master’s Programs in Civil and
26 Alumni News
28 Sports Update
30 Polling Institute: Election Year!
31 Class Notes
40 Remember When
The mission of the Alumni Association of
Western New England University is to
communicate with and bring value to the
alumni body and to support actively and
financially the goals of the University as
detailed in its Mission Statement.
CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY
Pam Keough ’85/G’91
With a major career change from
insurance industry executive to
president and CEO of Make-a-Wish
Connecticut, Pam Keough has made
wishes come true for herself and the
amazing children she serves.
SKOOKUM MILLENNIALS PAY IT
FORWARD BY GIVING BACK
Just a few years after graduation,
these Skookum Award recipients
are continuing the tradition of
service by giving back.
Ready for the World!
Our 2016 graduates are ready to
take on new challenges as they
apply their educations to make
a positive impact on their professions, communities, and in our
increasingly interconnected world.