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Spring 2013 Highlights

Post-Grad Public Service Panel

 

Looking to try something new when you graduate? Don't know what to do when you graduate? Looking to network?

Our Post-graduate Public Service Panel revealed a variety of full-time volunteer opportunities across the globe!

 

Our guests included AmeriCorps, FoodCorps, PeaceCorps, and Teach for America

 

 

 

Benefit Concert for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Efforts


Students and Eastern community members alike enjoyed some good tunes with your dinner or just coffee

Various bands and artists performed for a Benefits Concert in which all donations will go to those volunteering for Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief Efforts

Art and Culture Series

This exciting annual event is hosted by the CCE and organized by students to teach local elementary school kids about a different culture and region through a variety of fun activities and games.

 

This year's theme: India

 

Alternative Spring Break Trip: Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief

 

 

For the second year in a row, Eastern students are going on an Altnerative Spring Break Trip! This year, students assisted with disaster relief in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New Jersey.

 

Our community partner:

Check out our website to learn more about what an Alternative Break Trip is at alternative-breaks

 

 

Alternative Break Trip: Environmental Sustainability


Not only did we have one trip, but two this Spring Break!

Student went to Patchaug State Forest to participate in projects about environmental sustainability, including hiking the Appalachian Trail for a day and building log/lumber bridges!

 

Windham High School Field Day

Remeber Field Day from when you were in school?

Eastern students are organizing a Field Day for high school students in the Windham High School Afterschool Program for this Spring!

 

Activities will include various games such as three-leg races and an Olympics style format!

 

Blood Drive

We had one of our most successful drives this year!

 

Learn about how you can make a difference as an Eastern student here

Service Expo and Awards

The 2013 Service Expo gave us the opportunitie to recognize and thank all of our volunteers and Student Leaders for thier service work this 2012-2013 year.

 

The format of the Service Expo is a poster presentation gallery. Faculty, staff, students and community members judged  the projects on a variety of areas. Judges then selected a winner in a variety of activities.

 

We also recognized various students, faculty, staff, and community partners for their achievements of this year during the Service Awards ceremony.

 

Town Pride Town Wide

Town Pride Town Wide is Eastern and Willimantic's annual community beautification and gardening day. Projects included beautifying various areas around town in preparation for spring and summer festivities as well as tending to gardens through planting, weeding, etc. Members from the Willimantic, Eastern, and UCONN communities came together for this event and it is one that everyone looks forward to it every year.

Dumpster Diversion

Don't know what to do with your garbage this year? Have perfectly good spoons, microwaves, plates, and clothes that you no longer want?

 

Our Dumpster Diversion is taking place!

Last chance to drop off or exchange goods is in Nutmeg Monday, May 13th from 10am-12pm and 1-5pm!