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January 2019

Raouf Mama

Eastern’s Raouf Mama Wins Storytelling Award

English Professor Raouf Mama recently received an award from the Benin National Teachers of English Association (BNTEA) for “Outstanding Storytelling and Service to English Teaching.”

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

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Eastern’s Social Work Program is One of Nation’s Most Affordable

Eastern Connecticut State University’s bachelor’s degree in social work was recently named one of the nation’s 101 most affordable social work programs by

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Ed osborn

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CCE Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award from United Way

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at Eastern Connecticut State University was recognized for “Outstanding Volunteer Mobilization” by the United Way of Central and Northeastern...

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

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Gregory Kane Releases New Edition Book on Sport Leadership

Gregory Kane, kinesiology and physical education professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently released the second edition of his book “Sport Leadership in the 21st...

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Raven Dillon

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Professor RuJoub Receives IMA Faculty Leadership Award

The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals (AAFP) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) recently named Mohd RuJoub, professor of accounting at Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on January 29, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

ISE interns

ISE Interns Shift Three Rivers CC to Sustainable Lighting

This January marked the conclusion of an Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) project that began two years ago. Student interns from Eastern’s ISE conducted a massive conversion to...

Posted on January 29, 2019 by Jordan Corey

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Eastern Helps Hartford Deltas Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Several Eastern staff and students attended the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.’s 34th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast at the Connecticut Convention Center on Jan....

Posted on January 24, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Hawaii students

Revelations Abound in Hawaii for Eastern Students

Twenty psychology students expanded their worldview over winter session during a global field course in Hawaii. Titled “Cross-Cultural Well-Being and Relationships in Hawaii,” the...

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Pass program students

Eastern’s New PASS Program Offers ‘Academic Reset’ for Students

Eastern Connecticut State University is going the extra mile to ensure that African American and Hispanic students who end up on academic probation are provided the support they need to succeed....

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Professor’s New Book Examines Stories of Suicide-Loss Survivors

Michèle Bacholle, French professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently published her sixth book, titled “Récits contemporains d’endeuillés après...

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Mackenzie Seymour

Students Gain Insights Abroad: Ireland and Greece

Eastern Connecticut State University students Chelsy Popo ’19 and Mackenzie Seymour ’20 recently completed semesters abroad this fall. They studied in Greece and Ireland, respectively.

Posted on January 14, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Graduates First Dance Student, Charliece Salters

A week before her final exams, senior Charliece Salters stood alone on stage in the Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Instructional Center. She cued up a mid-tempo R&B song and then performed a...

Posted on January 11, 2019 by Meghan Carden

Nanette Tummers Authors ‘Healthy Choices’ Book

Nanette Tummers, professor of kinesiology and physical education at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently published “Healthy Choices for Your Health, Wellness, and Overall...

Posted on January 10, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Represents at American Historical Association Annual Meeting

Two students and three professors from Eastern Connecticut State University attended and presented research at the American Historical Association (AHA) annual meeting in Chicago, IL, from Jan....

Posted on January 10, 2019 by Michael Rouleau