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April 2020

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Faculty, Students Innovate in the Virtual World of COVID-19

The photo above of Computer Science Professor Garrett Dancik and his students is common place in the normal life of Eastern Connecticut State University. Today, we must look at it with whimsy as...

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Ed Osborn

virtual fitness

Eastern Offers Virtual Fitness During Pandemic

For decades, doctors the world over have agreed that “exercise is the best medicine.” Studies show that exercise is great for the mind, body and soul — it enhances one’s...

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Dwight Bachman


Eastern Joins New York Southeast Asia Network

Eastern Connecticut State University recently joined a partnership with the New York Southeast Asia Network (NYSEAN), a multidisciplinary group of scholars at colleges and universities in New York,...

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Jacob Schumacher

Freshman Jacob Schumacher Deployed in COVID-19 Relief Effort

Army Reserve member and freshman Jacob Schumacher was recently deployed to serve as part of Connecticut’s COVID-19 relief effort. Schumacher’s daily roles consist of maintaining and...

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

ETV News Club

Students Produce ETV Newscast from Home During Pandemic

Students in the ETV News club at Eastern Connecticut State University are putting their television production skills to the test by producing their weekly newscast remotely from home.

Posted on April 21, 2020 by Bobbi Brown


Eastern Recognized as a Military-Support College of Distinction

Eastern Connecticut State University has been named a recipient of the inaugural 2020-21 Military Support Colleges of Distinction Award. The award, presented by “Colleges of...

Posted on April 15, 2020 by Dwight Bachman


Eastern Makes, Donates Masks in COVID-19 Relief Effort

Looking for ways to help during the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, a team of volunteer “seamstresses” from Eastern Connecticut State University has collaborated to produce face masks...

Posted on April 08, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

Evelyn and Stefanos

2 Eastern Seniors Win CSCU Henry Barnard Distinguished Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University students Stefanos Stravoravdis '20 of Colchester and Evelyn Lemus Silva '20 of Burnsville, NC, have been named recipients of the 2020 Henry Barnard...

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Dwight Bachman


Eastern Biology Major Awarded for Novel Scorpion Research

Christopher Shimwell ’20, a biology major at Eastern Connecticut State University, received an excellence award from the Eastern Colleges Science Conference (ECSC) for his manuscript titled...

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Students Showcase COVID-19 in Digital Art Form

Eastern Connecticut State University students in the Graphic Design History class have created digital artwork to spread awareness about how to stay safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted on April 07, 2020 by Molly Boucher

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Telecommuting the Eastern Way

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern Connecticut State University has joined other colleges and universities across the nation in continuing to provide instruction online, while non-faculty...

Posted on April 06, 2020 by Dwight Bachman