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April 2017

Left to right, Sierra Colon, Carlos Hernandez and Gloria Bent, Cesar Chavez Awardees.

Eastern Presents Cesar Chavez Distinguished Service Awards

Sierra Colon, a political science major from Wethersfield, CT, and president of the Organization of Latin American Students at Eastern Connecticut State University; Carlos Hernandez, a member of...

Posted on April 24, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

'Cantilever' Showing at Eastern April 25-30

Cantilever, the final Main Stage production of the academic year at Eastern Connecticut State University, will be performed from April 25-30.

Posted on April 20, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

MEDIA ADVISORY: 300 Students to Participate in Eastern Research Conference

The Third Annual CREATE Conference at Eastern Connecticut State University will take place this Friday, April 21, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CREATE stands for “Celebrating Research...

Posted on April 19, 2017

The Le Le Project, represented by FEMALES club members

Committed to Community: Eastern’s 2017 Service Expo

More than 20 projects were on display for Eastern Connecticut State University’s annual Service Expo and Awards on April 12. Held at St. Joseph Church in Willimantic, the annual ceremony was...

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Former Washington Post Publisher to Deliver Eastern’s Commencement Address

Eastern Connecticut State University announced today that Donald E. Graham, former publisher of the Washington Post, will receive an honorary degree at the University’s 127th Commencement on...

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Elona Vaisnys Inspires College Students About CEP

Elona Vaisnys of the League of Women Voters of Connecticut spoke to Eastern Connecticut State University students on April 4 about the importance of the Connecticut Citizens' Election Program...

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Windham Public Schools Announce Partnership with Eastern and QVCC

Windham Public Schools, Eastern Connecticut State University and Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) are embarking on a new educational partnership in Willimantic that will extend...

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Professors Collaborate on New E-Book

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Raouf Mama, professor of English, and Afair Rahmanifar, professor of art and art history, have collaborated on a new e-book, “Quiet...

Posted on April 11, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Eastern's Institute for Sustainable Energy Empowers Sustainability Through Connecticut

The Connecticut Alliance for Campus Sustainability (CACS) held a statewide conference at Wesleyan University on March 31 to bring together higher education students, faculty and staff who share a...

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Top Eastern Students Win Barnard Awards

Elizabeth Del Buono ’17 of Southington and Kevin Connolly ’17 of Enfield, two students majoring in biology at Eastern Connecticut State University, have been named recipients of the...

Posted on April 10, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

Making a Splash in Windham: The Special Olympics and Eastern

When Charlie Wynn was a new chemistry professor at Eastern Connecticut State University in 1979, he and a group of competitive swimmers were in the campus swimming pool when they received an...

Posted on April 07, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Local School Kids Learn about Jamaica at Eastern

Reggae music filled the air and the colors of black, green and yellow adorned the Student Center on April 3 as hundreds of local schoolchildren converged on the Eastern Connecticut State University...

Posted on April 06, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

KPE Students Win College Bowl at National Convention

A team of kinesiology and physical education students from Eastern Connecticut State University won the first College Bowl at the SHAPE (Society of Health and Physical Educators) National...

Posted on April 06, 2017

Pedro Guerrero's Photography on Display until April 20

The exhibit Guerrero & Wright: Architecture Stories is open to the public at the Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University through April 20.

Posted on April 05, 2017 by Christina Rossomando

Eastern Presents Ella T. Grasso Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University presented its 2017 Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards on March 29 to student Valerie Vance ’17, Kinesiology and Physical Education Professor...

Posted on April 04, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Announces Fulbright Student Award

Eastern Connecticut State University is pleased to announce that Quanece Williams '16 of Bridgeport, CT, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S.

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that William Salka, professor of political science at Eastern Connecticut State University, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2017-18...

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Sponsors Art Day for Local Schoolchildren

On Monday, April 3, elementary school students from the Windham Public School afterschool programs will come to Eastern Connecticut State University for “Art and Culture Day,” focused...

Posted on April 03, 2017

‘Earth Day, Every Day’ Tours Schools Statewide

A zany cast of characters performed by Eastern Connecticut State University alumni is amid an ambitious month-long tour for a children’s theatre production called “Earth Day, Every...

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Music Program to present 6 spring concerts

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University will hold a variety of musical performances throughout April and May. Upcoming concerts will feature the Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers,...

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Jolene Potter