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WCSU to offer homecoming weekend events to alumni, students and public

DANBURY, CONN. — While Western Connecticut State University will host fun student activities during this Homecoming weekend, many events are also open to the public.

The WCSU Alumni Association will host the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Dinner and Ceremony at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, at the Amber Room Colonnade, 1 Stacey Road in Danbury. Nominees are: football player Adam Kennett ’02, basketball player Melissa Teel ’11, baseball player Conor Bierfeldt ’13, softball player Kim Lynch ’03, soccer player Matt March ’70, the 2002 softball team, and supporter Bill Walton.

Other public events on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, include the 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at noon at the Hall of Fame in the O’Neill Center on the WCSU Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury; the Food Truck Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. on the Westside campus; and the WCSU Alumni Association’s Western Idol from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Alumni Pavilion on the Westside campus.

The Homecoming football game versus Bridgewater State will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Westside Athletic Complex.



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