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Distinguished Service Awards

  • Ceremony Date & Time: TBA
    The Martin Luther King Jr., Distinguished Service Awards established in 1996, remembers the altruistic efforts of Dr. King whose spirit, philosophy and teachings continue to inspire countless individuals today. As a leader of the civil rights movement, Dr. King's formative life called for commitment to serving others and to overcoming injustice for all. The awards ceremony honors members of the Eastern community and Connecticut whose contributions uphold qualities of inclusion, cultural awareness, human rights and social justice.

     

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    The Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards established in 2009, is in remembrance of the first woman and Italian-American elected governor in her own right in the United States. Serving as Governor of Connecticut from 1974 - 1980, Grasso's distinguished political career spanned over 45 years and she won all ten elections she ever ran in. Remembered as a trailblazer and a champion of marginalized groups, the awards ceremony honors members of the Eastern community and Connecticut who demonstrate commitment, perseverance, courage and leadership, through engaging in the work of promoting and fostering justice and peace locally, regionally and/or globally.
    Ella T. Grasso Nomination Form

     

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    The César Chávez Distinguished Service Awards established in 2013, is in remembrance of Chávez, a Mexican-American union leader and civil rights activist. Chávez dedicated his life to improving treatment, pay and working conditions for farm workers. Chávez's motto was "Si, se puede" (meaning "Yes, it can be done"). A great humanitarian, the life of César Chávez was one of perseverance and the award ceremony honors members of the Eastern community and Connecticut who impact community in the areas of advocacy and social justice.
    César Chávez Nomination Form
     
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Intercultural Center

The Intercultural Center is a home base for many clubs and organizations of Eastern Connecticut State University. It is here where multicultural leadership student clubs and organizations meet to share ideas, goals and future plans. The Intercultural Center is not only for the clubs and organizations on campus, but provides a safe place for fun and learning for all students and faculty. The Intercultural Center is also a place for everyone to come socialize, converse and read about campus life.

The Intercultural Center serves as Eastern Connecticut State University's Multicultural Center. We take great pride in providing our community with quality programming that provides the necessary tools to educate our community about diversity issues and working together as one. Socials, guest speakers, panel discussions, cultural celebrations and other programs help us to provide fun and interesting events that provide learning in a manner that appeals to students.

The Intercultural Center strongly supports Eastern's attempts to diversify. We help provide answers and awareness of diversity issues. Please come out and join us at the Intercultural Center.

Cultural Celebrations

Cultural Celebrations
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