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September

September 2019

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Eastern Named to Princeton Review’s 2020 ‘Best Colleges’ Guide

Eastern Connecticut State University has been recognized by in the Princeton Review in its “2020 Best Colleges” guide for the Northeast region. Featured schools were chosen based on...

Posted on September 30, 2019 by Molly Boucher

Professor Muchiri in front of the Statue of King Mutebi the second.

Eastern’s Economics Professor Conducts Workshops in Uganda

Steve Muchiri, assistant professor of economics at Eastern Connecticut State University, was invited by Kyambogo and Stawa Universities in Kampala, Uganda, to be the keynote speaker at an economics...

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Aaron Richmond of Metropolitan State University of Denver was the first Facutly and Staff Development speaker of the semester.

Employment Expert Urges Faculty, Staff to Teach Skills

Eastern hosted its first Faculty and Staff Development speaker of the semester on Sept. 25, who discussed job readiness and preparing students for the workforce. Aaron Richmond, psychology...

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

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A Great Place to Work: Eastern’s Culture, Workspace Honored

Eastern was the recipient of two employment accolades this September. Eastern was named a “Great College to Work For” for the 10th time and the Hartford Courant listed Eastern in its...

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Grad school fair.

Eastern Students Consider Graduate School

The Center for Internships and Career Development (CICD) hosted a graduate school workshop on Sept. 23 in the Science Building and its annual graduate school fair on Sept. 24 in the Betty Tipton...

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Tom Balcerski

Balcerski Explores Relationship of Two 19th Century Politicians

As the nation heads towards the 2020 elections, observers have asked if America has ever elected a gay president. Some say yes. Others say no. Tom Balcerski, assistant professor of history at...

Posted on September 26, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Courant Names Eastern a ‘Top Workplace’

For the eighth time the Hartford Courant has recognized Eastern Connecticut State University in its “Top Workplaces” survey. With almost 1,000 employees, Eastern ranked 10th in the...

Posted on September 23, 2019 by Vania Galicia

2018 Winter band recital

Eastern Music Program Presents 8 September, October Events

Eastern Connecticut State University will host a variety of musical events this fall, including faculty recitals, guest performances and an instructional workshop. All events will be held in the...

Posted on September 20, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

Professor Jeffrey Calissi

Jeff Calissi Describes Drumming and the Music of the American Revolution

Most Americans have spent time in class — going back to elementary school — learning about the Revolutionary War. But do you know of the role that the drum played in colonial times? ...

Posted on September 20, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Africa to America performance

Eastern Presents ‘Africa to America: A Celebration of Who We Are’

After a successful one-off performance in March 2019, the Theatre Program at Eastern Connecticut State University presented three encore performances of “Africa to America: A Celebration of...

Posted on September 20, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

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Eastern Named a ‘Great College to Work For’ for 10th Time

Eastern Connecticut State University has been named a “Great College to Work For” for the 10th time by the Great Colleges Program, administered by ModernThink. The results were released...

Posted on September 16, 2019 by Vania Galicia

The new Shafer hall lounge

Goddard, Shafer Halls Reopen to New Look and Purpose

Two fabled buildings on the Eastern campus reopened their doors this fall semester after undergoing extensive renovations for more than a year. Shafer Hall, formerly home to the university’s...

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern students at the President's Picnic

Student-Involvement Fair Fosters Engaged Student Body

More than 800 students converged on Webb Lawn on Sept. 5 for the President’s Picnic & Student Involvement Fair. Hosted by the Student Activities Office, the annual event brought together...

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Hannah Beaoglou

Business Student Hannah Beazoglou Receives DMD Regional Award

Eastern Connecticut State University student Hannah Beazoglou ’20 of West Hartford was recently selected as one of 25 scholars nationwide to receive a regional award from Delta Mu Delta...

Posted on September 11, 2019 by Vania Galicia

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Eastern’s Balcerski Book Explores Male Friendships Among Politicians

Tom Balcerski, assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University, has published a book titled “Bosom Friends: The Intimate World of James Buchanan and William Rufus...

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Art Gallery Presents ‘Consistency of the Temporal’ Until Oct. 10

The Art Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted New York-based artist Beatrice Modisett on Sept. 5, who spoke on her current exhibition titled “Consistency of the Temporal.”

Posted on September 10, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

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Eastern Top Public Regional University in New England Says U.S. News & World Report

Eastern Connecticut State University is again the highest ranked institution among Connecticut’s four state universities in this year’s U.S. News and World Report’s edition of...

Posted on September 09, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Dymond Smith

Dymond Smith Participates in Yale Summer Research Experience

Health sciences major Dymond Smith ’22 participated in an eight-week research experience at Yale University this summer. The National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Summer Research...

Posted on September 09, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Malvina presenting

Psychology Researchers Publish on Human, Pigeon Suboptimal Choice

Eastern Connecticut State University Psychology Professor James Diller and recent graduate Malvina Pietrzykowski ’19 were published in Springer’s “Learning and Behavior...

Posted on September 06, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Jonathan Mooney

Author with Dyslexia Jonathan Mooney to Speak at Eastern

Jonathan Mooney, a dyslexic writer and speaker who did not learn to read until he was 12 years old, will speak at Eastern Connecticut State University on Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Student Center at...

Posted on September 04, 2019 by Dwight Bachman