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April 2019

Students of the jazz combo “3 O’clock Band” perform in Eastern’s Concert Hall.

Eastern Music Program to Present Series of Year-End Concerts

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University will host a variety of performances in May to mark the end of the spring semester. All concerts and recitals will be performed in the Fine...

Posted on April 30, 2019

Eastern biology major explain the process of isolating bacteria.

Bio Department Hosts ‘Tiny Earth Day,’ Welcomes Local High School

The Biology Department hosted a mini-symposium on Earth Day, April 22, to showcase its ongoing work with the Tiny Earth project, an international network of young scientists who are combatting the...

Posted on April 26, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Community engagement students and award recipients pose for the camera.

‘Why,’ not ‘What’: Service Expo Honors Community Partnerships

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its annual Service Expo and Awards on April 18. The event showcased the numerous service projects being...

Posted on April 26, 2019 by Michael Rouleau and Jordan Corey

Support staff pose for the camera

Support Staff Honored at Administrative Professionals Breakfast

Thirty-four administrative assistants and other support staff were the honored guests at the 19th Annual Administrative Professionals Appreciation Breakfast on April 22. The event gives...

Posted on April 25, 2019 by Edward Osborn

Cesar Chavez award recipients pose for the camera.

Eastern Honors Three Leaders in Memory of Cesar Chavez

Sociology major Italo Bucca ’19 of Hartford, Indira Petoskey, assistant dean in the Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning; and Yanil Terón, executive director of the Center...

Posted on April 25, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Barnard Scholars pose for the camera with President Núñez

Eastern Seniors Win Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University students Haley Knox ’19 of Bristol and Jacob Dayton ’19 of Bolton have been named recipients of the 2019 Henry Barnard Distinguished Student Award....

Posted on April 24, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Legislators, President Núñez, and students pose for the camera

State Legislators Speak with Eastern Community

State Sen. Dan Champagne ’94, State Rep. Susan Johnson ’77 and State Rep. Doug Dubitsky took time from their busy schedules to visit Eastern Connecticut State University on April 23 for...

Posted on April 23, 2019 by The Office of University Relations

Mark Fabrizi speaks with faculty memebers

Fabrizi, Pakdil Win Top CSCU Faculty Awards

The Connecticut State Colleges and (CSCU) System’s Board of Regents’ (BOR) has named two faculty members at Eastern Connecticut State University as recipients of campus-level faculty...

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

43 student presenters pose for the camera.

43 Strong, Eastern Represents in Georgia at National Conference

Forty-three students from Eastern Connecticut State University traveled to Georgia on April 11-13 to present original research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The 2019...

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

During a Q & A, Davis referenced how Hannibal famously led an army of war elephants across the Alps as part of his war machine.

Eastern Professor Examines Role of Elephants in Southeast Asia

On April 17, Bradley Davis, associate professor of history, presented a talk titled “An Elephant’s Eye View: Megafauna and Dominion in Southeast Asia.”

Posted on April 22, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

The CREATE Conference.

CREATE Conference Highlights Student Research, Art

Displays of research and creativity dominated the Eastern Connecticut State University campus on April 12 for the annual CREATE conference. CREATE stands for “Celebrating Research Excellence...

Posted on April 18, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Women Gender Studies Inductees

Eastern’s Inaugural Honor Society Induction for Women’s and Gender Studies

Eastern Connecticut State University held its inaugural Iota Iota Iota (Triota) induction on April 12, launching the Epsilon Gamma Chapter by recognizing student and alumni members. Triota is a...

Posted on April 18, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Business Administration students pose for the camera.

Business Students Recognized at NEDSI National Conference

Eight Business Administration students at Eastern Connecticut State University were recognized for their research projects at the Northeast Decision Sciences Annual Conference (NEDSI) in...

Posted on April 17, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Mohegan Tribal Chief Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba.

Mohegan Tribal Chief Named Eastern’s Commencement Speaker

Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, chief of the Mohegan Tribe, will be the Commencement Speaker at Eastern Connecticut State University’s 129th Commencement Exercises on May 21 at the XL...

Posted on April 16, 2019 by Ed Osborn

State Trans leaders pose for the camera.

State Trans* Leaders Speaks to Transgender Rights at Eastern

Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) President Mark Ojakian visited Eastern Connecticut State University on April 10 to support the transgender community and recognize three statewide...

Posted on April 16, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

English majors listen as Alumni speak.

‘Opportunity Comes in Weird Ways’: English Alumni Speak on Career Paths

WILLIMANTIC, CT (04/11/2019) A long-lived question that has followed the English major is, “What will you do with that degree?” In response, the English Department at Eastern...

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Jordan Corey

SLM students tour Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field.

SLM Classes Show Students the ‘Real World’ of Sport Management

Sport and leisure management (SLM) students enrolled in Professor Charlie Chatterton’s upper-level courses have had a dose of reality this semester. They’ve toured sporting facilities...

Posted on April 11, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Kurt Lucin Explains How Alzheimer’s Disease Might Progress

On April 3, Kurt Lucin, assistant professor of biology, continued the Faculty Scholars Forum with a discussion on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), a debilitating neurological disease that affects a...

Posted on April 10, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Connecticut Supreme Court Justices discuss Implicit Biases

Keynote speakers Connecticut Supreme Court Chief Justice Richard Robinson and Justice Maria Araujo Kahn were on hand April 2 as Eastern’s Social Work Program celebrated its 20th anniversary,...

Posted on April 09, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Music Students Shine at New England Intercollegiate Band Festival

Five instrumentalists from Eastern Connecticut State University recently performed among the best undergraduate musicians in the Northeast. A clarinetist, a flautist, a percussionist and two...

Posted on April 09, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Career Fair Links Eastern Students to Employers

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Internship and Career Development (CICD) hosted its spring Career and Internship Fair on April 3 in the Sports Center Gymnasium. The fair...

Posted on April 08, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

‘A Narrative of Printmaking’ on Display in Eastern’s Art Gallery

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a reception and artist talk for its current exhibition, “Between Spaces: A Narrative of Printmaking,” on March 28. The...

Posted on April 04, 2019 by Raven Dillon