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October

October 2021

Alyssiah Wiley event

Eastern community remembers Alyssiah Wiley
Annual event raises relationship violence awareness

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its third annual Alyssiah Wiley End Relationship Violence Awareness Event on Oct. 13. The event, which honors Wiley, an Eastern student who was murdered...

Posted on October 13, 2021 by Molly Boucher

Brittany Piper

Sexual assault survivor deconstructs rape culture

The Women's Center at Eastern Connecticut State University in collaboration with the Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Response Team (SAIVRT) hosted “Rape Culture: A Survivor...

Posted on October 12, 2021 by Molly Boucher

Major/Minor Fair

Fair helps undecided students select majors, minors

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its annual majors and minors fair for first- and second-year students on Oct. 6. The event, which was hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA)...

Posted on October 12, 2021 by Molly Boucher

Ned Lamont

Lamont talks with students on loans, pandemic, marijuana

Since the mid-’60s, spurred by the war in Viet Nam and the Civil Rights Movement, college campuses have been the center of political discourse and social action. Today in 2021, campuses are...

Posted on October 12, 2021 by Dwight Bachman

Artist as Witness

‘Big Read’ program kicks off with ‘The Artist as Witness’
Art exhibition is visual companion to graphic novel ‘The Best We Could Do’

Eastern Connecticut State University will kick off its National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program with the exhibition “The Artist as Witness” from Oct. 18 – Feb. 01,...

Posted on October 12, 2021 by Michael Rouleau

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Campus Briefs

Samantha Warshauer performs at Carnegie Hall; Eastern Theatre to present ‘The Place That Made You’; ‘Big Read’ program kicks off with ‘The Artist as Witness’;...

Posted on October 12, 2021

Accounting Fair

17th annual accounting fair draws large crowd

More than 100 Eastern Connecticut State University students converged on the Betty R. Tipton Room on Oct. 7 to participate in the 17th Annual Accounting Career Fair. More than 20 accounting firms...

Posted on October 11, 2021 by Dwight Bachman

Hemp harvest

Eastern harvests first hemp crop
A milestone in the University’s soon-to-be-launched hemp cultivation program

Eastern Connecticut State University harvested its first hemp crop on Oct. 8, as students and faculty from the Biology Department trimmed the buds off 25 cannabis plants in the University’s...

Posted on October 08, 2021 by Michael Rouleau

Day of Caring

Students beautify Windham during Day of Caring

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Community Engagement held its annual Day of Caring special event on Oct. 2. In collaboration with the University of Connecticut (UConn) and...

Posted on October 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown

"The Place That Made You" poster.

Eastern Theatre presents 'The Place That Made You'

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Theatre program is premiering its first production of the 2021-22 school year. “The Place That Made You,” written and directed by Eastern...

Posted on October 01, 2021 by Molly Boucher