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Eastern Magazine

Eastern Magazine is published for the benefit of alumni and friends of Eastern Connecticut State University. Stories cover historic events and current developments on campus, and delve into the lives of Eastern alumni and members of the University community. Below are online versions of the current and previous issues of the magazine.

Current Issue

Cover of Eastern Magazine, Fall 2024 - Issue 40Spring 2024

Issue 40

Read about the career and legacy of President Elsa Núñez; learn about the teacher shortage and meet education alumni/students who are facing this national crisis; see how Eastern practices sustainability on campus and in the community; pick up gardening tips from faculty experts; and more.

Past Issues

Cover of Eastern Magazine, Fall 2023 - Issue 39Fall 2023

Issue 39

See how faculty and alumni are embracing the emergence of artificial intelligence; learn about the formation of the Pride Center and Eastern’s vibrant LGBTQ+ community; read the inspiring personal stories of overcomer Cameron Senna and first-generation student Katherine Escalante; and more.

Eastern Magazine Spring 2023 coverSpring 2023

Issue 38

Learn how Eastern is, and has been, addressing the state’s nursing shortage; visit the treasures of the library’s fourth floor; meet three alumni leaders at Mohegan Sun; catch up with sports guy Bob “Bullet” Molta; and more.

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Issue 37

Read about our NCAA championship baseball team; see the fun and funky hobbies of Eastern alumni; learn about a hallmark donation by the Foster Foundation; catch up with Connecticut’s first Muslim state representative, Maryam Khan ’14; meet refugee resettlement specialist Aniko Szabo ’05; and more.

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Issue 36

Read about women alumni who are forging STEM careers; enter the haven for transfer students that is Occum Hall; meet the Eastern alumnus who oversees a Wisconsin university; learn about a specialized laboratory dedicated to digital history; read about three love stories that began on campus; and more.

Eastern Magazine Fall 2021 coverFall 2021

Issue 35

Read about a pioneering Eastern partnership that blends social work with police work; uncover the mysteries and memories of Burr Hall; learn about a legendary dean's correspondence with WWII soldiers; remember the beloved Betty R. Tipton; read about four couples whose love stories began at Eastern; and more.

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Issue 34

Read about the passing of two venerable Eastern centenarians; hear from alumni who've been teaching throughout the pandemic; remember Eastern's first African American professor; meet some of Eastern's student entrepreneurs; and more.

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Issue 33

Read about the alumni who are serving on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19; see how Eastern students and personnel adapted to the virtual world brought on by the pandemic; learn about alumni who are finding success in the non-profit sector; meet some of Eastern's 'faculty of the future'; and much more.

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Issue 32

Ring in the new decade with a visual tour of the 2010s; find Willi the Warrior; meet former student athletes who are forging careers as coaches; learn about Eastern's renowned annual toy study; and more.

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Issue 31

In commemoration of the 50-year anniversary of the lunar landing, read about Eastern's storied legacy with the sciences--and cosmos; learn about the university's fastest growing major; remember the "Doors of Low Rise"; and much more.

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Issue 30

A major grant to study an ancient arachnid; 50 years of tropical biology in the Caribbean; the university photographer's favorite photos; the Communication Building reopens for the modern day; aspiring accountants make a big difference during tax season; and more.

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Issue 29

Alumni team up to create new beginnings at a local nonprofit; life as a veterinarian; a busy year for faculty authors; and more.

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Issue 28

A technological campus--and education; the year's field courses abroad; undergraduate research on the national stage; and more.

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Issue 27

Veterans return to civilian life on campus; five minutes with the local police chief; one charity's major impact on students; teaming up with the Special Olympics; and more.

Eastern Magazine Winter 2016 coverWinter 2016

Issue 26

An approaching election and a campus devoted to democracy; alumna Bonnie Edmondson coaches gold at Rio Olympics; four new majors and minors; Willi travels the world; and more.

Eastern Magazine Spring 2016 coverSpring 2016

Issue 25

Introducting the Fine Arts Instructional Center; a tour of Eastern's public art; behind the scenes of the Theatre program; theme housing and like-mined roomates; and more.