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Welcome to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) at West Chester University!

CAS is the largest college at West Chester University, with 13 departments enrolling nearly 5,000 undergraduates and over 700 graduate students.  These departments offer a wide variety of degree programs in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Additionally, CAS offers a number of unique interdisciplinary programs. Our faculty have been recognized on regional and international levels for their research, publications, and leadership. At the heart of CAS faculty is their dedication to teaching and student involvement.


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Rho Omicron chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society Established at WCU
The Rho Omicron chapter of the Gamma Sigma Epsilon Chemistry Honor Society was officially established here at West Chester University on January 31, 2015, in a ceremony in Philips Hall presided over by Prof. Lindsey Welch of Cedar Crest College, representing the national Gamma Sigma Epsilon Society. Dean Lori Vermeulen, Drs. Tim Starn, John Townsend, Kurt Kolasinski, Dave Dehm, and Mark Shuman came out to support the 21 chemistry majors and minors who were inducted in the inaugural group. The students did a great job in preparing, organizing, and running the show from start to finish, especially the officers President Abbie Ganas, Vice-President Angelica Szewczak, Treasurer Harrison Snodgrass, and Recorder Ann Gill. Congratulations to these 21 students!

WCU geology professor Hal Bosbyshell comments on Downingtown's earthquake on 6ABC's website. The quake registered on the university's new, three-channel broadband seismometer. The instrument is part of a regional network administered by the Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University and the global network used by the US Geological Survey to monitor earthquake activity world-wide. Read More.

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