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December 2021

Colleen Goff

Student Colleen Goff selected as a Connecticut Touring Poet

Eastern Connecticut State University student Colleen Goff is one of only four college students statewide selected to be a Connecticut Student Touring Poet in the 2021-22 Connecticut Poetry Circuit....

Posted on December 22, 2021 by Michael Rouleau


Eastern receives STARS Silver rating for sustainability achievements

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

Posted on December 21, 2021 by Michael Rouleau

Terrence Cheng

CSCU President Terrence Cheng visits Eastern
System’s new president meets with 5 stakeholder groups

Terrence Cheng, president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system, came to Eastern Connecticut State University on Dec. 2 for a series of meetings with campus stakeholders....

Posted on December 13, 2021 by Michael Rouleau

English Night

English Night celebrates English majors

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Department of English held its annual English Night on Dec. 7. The event recognized students who received scholarships, were inducted into the Sigma Tau...

Posted on December 10, 2021 by Bobbi Brown

 David G. Carter Sr. Science Building

Eastern names Science Building in honor of former President David Carter

On Dec. 7, Eastern Connecticut State University honored one of its most notable champions when it named the Science Building after David G. Carter Sr., the University’s fifth president. More...

Posted on December 08, 2021 by Ed Osborn

Eastern has been named for the 12th annual year in the Princeton Review's list of “Guide to Green Colleges.”

Eastern makes Princeton Review’s ‘Guide to Green Colleges’ 12 years running

For the 12th year, the Princeton Review has included Eastern Connecticut State University in its annual “Guide to Green Colleges.” In the 2022 edition, Eastern was one of 422 schools...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown

Three Eastern psychology alumni visit to discuss life after graduation.

3 psychology alumni speak on career paths and life after Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Department of Psychological Science held a series of three alumni events this fall. The events featured presentations from three alumni who spoke with...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown


PEACE program fosters inclusive campus culture
New program is driven by student leaders

Eastern Connecticut State University’s newly developed Peer Educators Advocating for Campus Empowerment (PEACE) program has spent the fall 2021 semester promoting inclusion and diversity on...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Molly Boucher

Cara Bergstrom-Lynch

Bergstrom-Lynch raises more than $3,000 for domestic violence awareness
Professor competes in 9th Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage

Cara Bergstrom-Lynch, sociology professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, brought awareness to domestic violence on Dec. 5 by participating in Safe Passage's annual Hot Chocolate Run...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown


Physical education students represent state and University
Franchetti and McGee named 'Outstanding Future Professionals'

Eastern Connecticut State University students Alexa Franchetti and Madeleine McGee were recognized as Outstanding Future Professionals by the Connecticut Association for Health, Physical Education,...

Posted on December 06, 2021 by Bobbi Brown


Live music enchants concertgoers

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University recently concluded an exciting month of live performance with several ensemble productions. From percussion to piano, jazz to opera, the...

Posted on December 02, 2021


Students 'test the waters' via internships in fall 2021

Eastern Connecticut State University students have immersed themselves into real-life practice through internships during the fall 2021 semester. Ranging from work with probation officers to...

Posted on December 01, 2021 by Molly Boucher