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September 2020

Campus Activity Board's Fall Fest Logo

Eastern's CAB hosts Fall Fest

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Campus Activity Board (CAB) hosted Fall Fest from Sept. 21-26. The weeklong event included socially distanced activities ranging from virtual game...

Posted on September 30, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Friday After Dark events

Housing Office Keeps Students Engaged

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Office of Housing and Residential Life is one of many offices on campus that are working together to maintain a healthy and safe campus environment...

Posted on September 29, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Center for Career Development Schedule

Students Enjoy Virtual Graduate School Fair

During COVID-19, Eastern Connecticut State University's Center for Internships and Career Development has found alternative ways to provide career services to Eastern students. The latest was...

Posted on September 28, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Governor Lamont Holds Press Conference

Governor Lamont Visits Eastern for COVID-19 Update

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont visited Eastern on Sept. 24 to hear from administrators, faculty and students on how the University is doing in managing the COVID-19 coronavirus on campus.

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Ed Osborn

Freshman Katya Lapierre

Eastern Students Share their Thoughts on Campus Life During the Pandemic

Like other colleges and universities across America, Eastern Connecticut State University is having an unusual semester because of the coronavirus pandemic. With online and hybrid classes, limited...

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Bobbi Brown and Molly Boucher

Raouf Mama with student

Eastern professor Raouf Mama publishes three new books over summer

Eastern Connecticut State University English Professor English Raouf Mama has published several new publications this past summer. The publications include a past story of his, “Tropical...

Posted on September 24, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Eastern student Hannah Beazoglou

Eastern student, alumna receive national Delta Mu Delta awards

Eastern Connecticut State University senior Hannah Beazoglou and recent graduate Melat Assefa ’20 recently received awards from Delta Mu Delta (DMD), the national business honors society....

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Wife of Professor Jones, Deborah Grant Jones (second to right), alongside associate professor of Art and Art History Afarin Ahmanifar (far right), professor of Art Qimin Liu (Center back), their daughter Lydia Jones Hall (far left) and her husband, Matthew Hall (second to left).

Faculty art exhibition honors late Painting Professor Andy Jones

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition to honor the memory of art professor Andy Jones, who passed earlier this year on Jan. 25. The exhibition titled,...

Posted on September 17, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

Professor  Martin Mendoza-Botelho

Eastern faculty participate in nationwide Scholar Strike

Eastern Connecticut State University professors recently participated in the Scholar Strike, a national movement created to educate and encourage conversations about racism in today’s...

Posted on September 16, 2020 by Molly Boucher


Eastern ranked #1 public regional university in New England two years in a row

Eastern Connecticut State University is the #1 ranked public regional university in New England for the second year in a row in this year’s U.S. News and World Report’s edition of...

Posted on September 14, 2020 by Ed Osborn


Eastern's Sampson eyes asteroid headed for Earth

Two weeks ago, television news generated excitement and concern when it reported that a killer asteroid was going to hit Earth on Nov. 2, the day before Election Day. Election Day is going to be...

Posted on September 09, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern alumna Julia Medina

Eastern Alumna accepted into Connecticut Governor’s Innovation Fellowship

Eastern Connecticut State University alumna Julia Medina ’20 is one of 19 members of the first cohort of college graduates selected by the Connecticut Governor’s Innovation Fellowship...

Posted on September 04, 2020 by Bobbi Brown

Students with SOCs

Eastern presents a warm ‘Warrior Welcome’

While taking all precautions during COVID-19 to safely move in more than 1,800 resident students on Aug. 23-25, Eastern Connecticut State University rolled out “Warrior Welcome” to more...

Posted on September 01, 2020 by Dwight Bachman