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May 2019

Dana Meyer

Eastern Grad Accepts Digital History Fellowship at George Mason University

Manchester-native Dana Meyer ’19, a recent graduate of the history program at Eastern Connecticut State University, accepted a digital history fellowship at the George Mason University Roy...

Posted on May 29, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

Rugby players pose for the camera

Eastern at Small College Rugby Association All-Star Championships

Four Eastern Connecticut State University rugby players represented the Northeast on the National Select Side at the National Small College Rugby Association All-Star Championships in Houston May...

Posted on May 28, 2019

Inclusive Excellence Awards

Eastern Alumna Salutes Inclusive Excellence Award Winners

On May 9, Eastern recognized more than 200 students with a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or higher, and an additional 11 students who have demonstrated exemplary co-curricular engagement at...

Posted on May 23, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Psychology students pose for the camera.

Gallery: Recap of Year-End Honor Societies, Award Ceremonies

The close of the 2018-19 academic year at Eastern Connecticut State University was filled honor society inductions and award ceremonies, recognizing the numerous achievements by students from every...

Posted on May 23, 2019

Eastern alumni march

‘Eastern Celebrates’ Alumni at Annual Reunion Weekend

Hundreds of alumni converged on the Eastern Connecticut State University campus on May 17–18 for the 14th annual Eastern Celebrates reunion weekend. The class of 1969 celebrated its 50th...

Posted on May 23, 2019

Senior class poses for the camera

Eastern Graduates 1,250 Students at XL Center

The annual graduation ceremony was held at the XL Center in Hartford on May 21, with more than 12,000 family members and friends cheering on their sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, as 1,175...

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Parents gather around art to admire it.

Senior Exhibition Spotlights Graduating Student Artists

The versatile talents of more than 30 Eastern Connecticut State University art majors were featured in the 2019 Senior Art Exhibition. The exhibition ran from May 10–21 in the Art Gallery of...

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Social work conference students pose for the camera

Students Present at State Association of Social Workers Meeting

Eastern Connecticut State University students in the Social Work program presented their research during the 34th annual conference of the National Association of Social Workers Connecticut...

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Library research award awardees pose for the camera

Students Honored at Library Research Awards

On May 15, Library Director Janice Wilson announced the selection of three Eastern Connecticut State University students as winners of the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Student Library Research Award

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Graduating senior pose for the camera

Lavender Graduation Honors LGBTQ Seniors

The fourth annual Lavender Graduation was held on May 9 to recognize seniors who exemplify the values of Eastern Connecticut State University and support the campus’s LGBTQ+ community.

Posted on May 21, 2019

Onika Harry

Eastern Alumna Onika Harry Recognized among ‘100 Women of Color’

Eastern Connecticut State University alumna Onika Harry ’03 of Windsor was honored last month at the 100 Women of Color Black Tie Gala and Awards ceremony hosted by June Archer & Eleven28...

Posted on May 09, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Demitra Kourtzidis poses for the camera.

Another Selection for Prestigious ‘Posters on the Hill’

Eastern Connecticut State University student Demitra Kourtzidis ’19 of East Hampton was one of two researchers from Connecticut who presented their projects at the highly selective Posters on...

Posted on May 09, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Eastern's spring carnival.

Year-End Student Activity Enriches Campus

The end of the academic year is not only crunch time for final projects and exams, it’s also a busy time when Eastern’s many student organizations host year-end events. April and May...

Posted on May 08, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Professors Davis and Graham Wrap up Spring Faculty Forum Series

Davis Presents on “An Elephant’s Eye View: Megafauna and Dominion in Southeast Asia.” Graham Discusses “The Roles of Evolving Landscapes, Ancient Waterways and Shifting...

Posted on May 07, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Theatre Takes Spectators on a Journey ‘To Damascus’

Eastern Connecticut State University’s fine arts building was transformed into a performance venue at large as “To Damascus” brought spectators on a stage-hopping journey from...

Posted on May 07, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Alumna Wins 2 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University graduate LaToya Smith ’06 has been named “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the New York...

Posted on May 07, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Professor Dan Donaghy's Somerset poetry book cover.

Professor Dan Donaghy Receives 2019 Paterson Poetry Prize

Daniel Donaghy, English professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, has been named the 2019 Paterson Poetry Prize recipient for his book of poetry “Somerset.” The annual award,...

Posted on May 03, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Music Ensemble

Music Program Holds Numerous Performances, Honors Recital

On April 14, the Music Program presented its annual honors recital and awards ceremony in the Concert Hall of the Fine Arts Instructional Center. The event featured a recital by six students who...

Posted on May 02, 2019

Student researcher Samuel Pallis

Biology Students Present at Annual ECSC Conference

Fourteen biology students from Eastern presented independent research at the 73rd Annual Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC) on April 6 at Manhattan College in Riverdale, NY. The students...

Posted on May 02, 2019

Sustainability STARS Logo.

Eastern Receives High Sustainability Rating by AASHE Posted on May 1, 2019 by Office of University Relations

In recognition of its sustainability achievements, Eastern Connecticut State University has earned a STARS Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher...

Posted on May 01, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Hundreds Gather for 25th Annual Accounting Banquet

The Accounting Program at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its 25th Annual Accounting Banquet on April 25. With more than 200 students, faculty and alumni in attendance, the event...

Posted on May 01, 2019 by Bobbi Brown