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March

March 2019

History Conference

Eastern Students Present at CSU Making History Conference

Twelve history students from Eastern Connecticut State University presented at the 2019 Connecticut State University Making History Conference on March 22. The fifth-annual conference was held at...

Posted on March 29, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Grasso awards

Eastern Recognizes Ella Grasso Award Winners 2019

Shawn Ray Dousis ’19 of East Lyme, president of the Foundation for Campus Ministry at Eastern Connecticut State University; June Dunn, assistant dean in the Office of Continuing Studies and...

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Desert walk

Biology Students Study in Deserts of the Southwest

A group of Eastern students recently returned from the American Southwest after studying desert ecology in a global field course (GFC) with the biology department. The trip took place from March...

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Jordan Corey

group photo

Eastern Contributes 200 Boxes to ‘One Million Acts of Good’

Eastern Connecticut State University students assembled 200 boxes of nonperishable food items on March 26 as participants of “One Million Acts of Good,” a program sponsored by Ellen...

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Halladay

Halladay Discusses Gender Stereotypes on Confidence

Brianna Halladay, assistant professor of economics, addressed the topic “Perception Matters: The Role of Task Gender Stereotype on Confidence and Tournament Selection” at the Faculty...

Posted on March 27, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Shawn Dousis

Shawn’s Cupboard Combats Food Insecurity

Research has shown that college students are disproportionately impacted by food insecurity in America, with up to half of them lacking consistent access to food. At Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Jordan Corey

music performance

Eastern’s Music Program to Host 7 April Performances

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University will host a variety of performances in April, representing a wide range of genres and style periods. All concerts and recitals will be...

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Paul Canavan

Paul Canavan Presents at Sports Medicine Symposium

Paul Canavan, professor of health sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University, presented at the 31st Sports Medicine Symposium in Wisconsin on March 14. Canavan gave three presentations and...

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Raven Dillon

PASS students

PASS Students Participate in Job Shadow Day

Eight students from Eastern Connecticut State University’s PASS program took a trip to Hartford on March 11 for a career shadow day at the United Bank headquarters and Hartford Yard Goats...

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

Professor Torcellini's home.

Torcellini: ‘Buildings Mortgage the Energy Futures of the World’

Paul Torcellini, endowed chair of sustainable energy studies and professor of environmental earth science, kicked off the Spring Faculty Scholars Forum on Feb. 13 with a fascinating presentation on...

Posted on March 21, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Michell Doucette

New Research Lends Insight into Workplace Homicides

Mitchell Doucette, assistant professor of health sciences at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently published a paper about the changing trends of workplace homicides in the research...

Posted on March 21, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Professor Fiona Vernal presents "the Hidden Cost of Chocolate."

University Hour Reveals the Hidden Cost of Chocolate

Despite its popularity, chocolate is a treat that comes with a greater cost than most people know. Fiona Vernal, professor at the University of Connecticut, was invited to Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on March 20, 2019 by Jordan Corey

The Wolves cast on stage.

Eastern Theatre Presents ‘The Wolves’ with All-Female Cast

The Theatre Program at Eastern Connecticut State University presented “The Wolves” as its first production of the spring 2019 semester. Running from Feb. 27-March 3 in the DelMonte...

Posted on March 14, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Evelyn Mantilla.

Former State Rep. Evelyn Mantilla Speaks on Being ‘Out’ in Politics

Evelyn Mantilla, a former member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, visited Eastern Connecticut State University on March 6 to discuss her experience as the first openly bisexual...

Posted on March 14, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Katelyn Root

Student-Leader Katelyn Root Selected for Newman Civic Fellowship

Katelyn Root, a third-year student at Eastern Connecticut State University, has been selected for the Newman Civic Fellowship, a program of Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and...

Posted on March 11, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Black out participants pose for the camera.

#BlackOutDay Sparks Conversation on Healthcare Accessibility

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a #EasternBlackOut event on March 6 for students to discuss the disadvantages that women of color face in the healthcare system. The event was hosted by...

Posted on March 11, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Antuanett Ortiz, Professor Jennifer Leszczynski, Joanna Casuccio and Alyssa Sokaitis present at Association for Women in Psychology.

Eastern Represents at ‘Women in Psychology’ National Conference

Three psychology students and two professors from Eastern Connecticut State University presented two research posters at the Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) national conference from Feb....

Posted on March 09, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Economics conference students pose for the camera.

Students Present at Eastern Economics Association Conference

Seven economics majors from Eastern attended the Eastern Economic Association’s 45th Annual Conference in New York City from Feb. 28 to March 2. Club advisors Brendan Cunningham, associate...

Posted on March 07, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Alexa Spalla, Brighton Leonard, Ryan Coppinger, Mckenzie Maneggia and Professor Gregory Kane represent Eastern at the New England Sport Management Case Study Competition.

Sport-Management Students Win Case Study Competition

Four sport and leisure management students from Eastern Connecticut State University students won the 2019 New England Sport Management Case Study Competition on Feb. 28 at Nichols College.

Posted on March 04, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Eastern's Korean Ensemble.

Korean Ensemble Delights Audiences Everywhere

People around the world believe music is a universal language that everyone understands. Louis Armstrong, American trumpeter, composer, vocalist and occasional actor, considered to be one of the...

Posted on March 01, 2019 by Dwight Bachman