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September 2015

Eastern’s Poverty Marathon and Shoe Drive Help Local and Faraway Communities

There are 46.7 million people living in poverty, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. On Sept. 25, Eastern Connecticut State University held its seventh annual Poverty Awareness Marathon, with a...

Posted on September 28, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Star Gazers Gather in the Wickware Planetarium

The Wickware Planetarium at Eastern Connecticut State University hosts educational shows three to four times during the fall semester.

Posted on September 25, 2015 by Christina Rossmando

Children’s Literature Author Claudia Mills Speaks on Didacticism

Claudia Mills, former philosophy professor and author of over 50 children’s books, spoke at Eastern Connecticut State University on Sept. 23. Her lecture centered on how to effectively...

Posted on September 24, 2015 by Ryan King

Opera Singer AnnaMaria Cardinalli Comes to Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Intercultural Center opened Hispanic Heritage Month this school year with world class opera singer, guitarist and recording artist AnnaMaria Cardinalli,...

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Named a 2015 Top Workplace in Connecticut

For the fourth time in the past five years, the Hartford Courant/FOX CT has named Eastern Connecticut State University one of the top workplaces in Connecticut. In the 2015 Top Workplaces survey,...

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Professor Co-Authors Internationally-Acclamed Book on Wine

Emiliano Villanueva, assistant professor of business administration, has co-authored a book that won an important prize from the International Wine Organization (OIV). The book, “La...

Posted on September 15, 2015

Eastern’s Rosenberg Authors “The Desire for Literacy”

What motivates adult learners to develop their literacy skills when they choose reading and writing for personal reasons? Lauren Rosenberg, English professor at Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on September 15, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern and Windham Charged Up About Electric Vehicles

On Sept. 16, Eastern Connecticut State University will celebrate National Drive Electric WeekTM ¬by hosting an event showcasing an electric vehicle (EV) and how it is charged. Further...

Posted on September 11, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Highly-Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Connecticut State University broke the top 100—placing 92nd—among regional universities in the North in U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 edition of “Best...

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Ed Osborn

Eastern’s Teacher Preparation Programs Approved for Five Years

On Sept. 2, the Connecticut State Board of Education voted unanimously to grant continuing approval to Eastern Connecticut State University’s teacher education programs through September 2019.

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Ed Osborn

HIV Advocate and Award-winning Speaker Scott Fried Lectures at Eastern

On Sept. 9, national public speaker, author and health educator Scott Fried came to Eastern Connecticut State University to talk to students about love, HIV and social media in a lecture titled...

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Ryan King

Eastern Students Adjust to First Week of Classes

As the first week of classes comes to an end at Eastern Connecticut State University, students expressed a variety of emotions. The campus is filled with fresh faces ranging from professors to...

Posted on September 09, 2015 by Christina Rossomando

Eastern’s Roland Clark Authors “Holy Legionary Youth”

When Roland Clark, history professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, was an undergraduate in Australia, a professor mentioned “clerical fascism” in one of his courses. “I...

Posted on September 04, 2015 by Michael Rouleau