WCU Theatre students to again perform to raise money to help those with AIDS/HIV

West Chester University Theatre students to perform in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. WEST CHESTER – The student-led University Theatre group at West Chester University presents the 19th annual benefit in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, a New York-based non-profit that provides services to those living with AIDS and HIV. Performances are staged in the Mainstage Theatre...

Commissioners honor WCU for mental health efforts

Terence Farrell, Commissioner; Tracy Behringer, Outreach, County Mental Health/Intellectual & Development Disabilities (MH/IDD) Office; Candy Craig, Deputy Administrator, MH; Leanne Valentine, WCU, Mental Health Services; Michelle Kichline, Commissioner; Amanda Blue, Outreach Manager, WCU, College of Health Sciences; Linda Cox, Administrator, MH/IDD; Kathi Cozzone, Commissioner. WEST CHESTER —...

Dinniman, Tomlinson congratulate WCU baseball champs

From left, West Chester University President Chris Fiorentino, state Sen. Andy Dinniman, Head Coach Jad Prachniak and state Sen. Robert Tomlinson. State Senators Andy Dinniman and Robert “Tommy” Tomlinson this week recognized the West Chester University Golden Rams baseball team winning the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship –its second national championship in six years. “You did...

Art Watch: Keep on the lookout!

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times There are 100 different clay creatures (Clay-tons) hidden throughout Chester County by the 20 clay artists involved in the Annual Clay Days art exhibition. This year, “Clay Days” is revving up the excitement by including an art-inspiring treasure hunt all over the county. If you find one of these hidden clay creatures, it is yours to keep, and the artists...

Art Watch: New solar art installation is out of this world

By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times West Chester University has been steadily increasing the presence of art throughout its beautiful campus in West Chester Pennsylvania. The latest artistic space was created outside the entrance to WCU’s Mather Planetarium, located off of the intersection of Church Street and Rosedale Avenue. Clay artist Rhoda Kahler was commissioned to create “Constellation”,...

WCU wins Div. II College World Series

West Chester University’s baseball team celebrates winning the 2017 Division II College World Series, Sunday, in Texas. Image courtesy: West Chester University Athletics. GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – Unionville’s Nick Ward clubbed a third-inning homer, combined with a first inning shot by Robert Knox and Josh McClain’s clutch four innings of relief (en route to earning Most Outstanding...

WCU hosts discussion called, “Yes, All Women!”

Presented by Chester County Fund for Women & Girls By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Lilah Saber and Juliana Mosley smile after their presentations at the Yes, All Women! event Thursday at West Chester University. WEST CHESTER – March is women’s history month, and at West Chester University Thursday, women of all ages, races and backgrounds gathered to discuss how they can learn from...

Fiorentino named President of WCU

Had held post on interim basis since April, 2016 Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino WEST CHESTER — The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education today selected Dr. Christopher M. Fiorentino to serve as president of West Chester University of Pennsylvania, effective January 9.  Dr. Fiorentino has held the position of interim president at the university since April 2016.  Prior...

CASD forms partnership with WCU and Wells Fargo

New program will bring new opportunities for students By Lauren Parker- Gill, News Editor, The Times Coatesville Senior High School principal spoke to 11th and 12 the graders Wednesday to announce a partnership between the district, Wells Fargo and West Chester University. CALN – The Coatesville Area School District has embarked on an exciting partnership with Wells Fargo and West Chester University...

Art Watch: New shows popping up across the county

First Friday for September is Art-Abundant! By Lele Galer, Columnist, The Times Although many of us will be looking to enjoy one last burst of summer, either sitting by the pool or spending time with friends, there are a number of interesting art happenings this Labor Day weekend. In Kennett Square, Mala Galleria welcomes abstract painter Ellen Catanzaro in a new gallery show entitled “Nature...