One local university held a fundraising event at MGM Springfield Tuesday evening.
Western New England University kicked off its Campaign for Our Second Century efforts at the Armory.
The University has set a fundraising goal of $35 million. All funds will go towards the students by means of financial aid, enhancing campus facilities, and improving academics.
President Anthony Caprio told 22News he was very happy with Tuesday night’s turnout.
“They all have one thing in common; they have a love, and admiration for WNEU,” Caprio said. “And we all have the same goal in mind – to continue to make this the finest institution it has evolved into during these 100 years.”
Western New England University is also celebrating it’s 100 anniversary this year.