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August 2022

University meeting.

‘Good and lucky’: President Núñez addresses the state of the university

Hundreds of faculty and staff packed the Betty R. Tipton Room on Aug. 24 for the first in-person University Meeting in more than two years. Following employee/retiree recognitions, President Elsa...

Posted on August 31, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Elizabeth Bartoshevich completes her digital history project.

2 summer research fellows study digital history and computational chemistry

Two Eastern students spent their summer’s completing research fellowships under close faculty mentorship. Senior History major Elizabeth Bartoshevich continued a digital history project...

Posted on August 31, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

Two move-in team members smile for a photo

Eastern gives a much anticipated ‘Welcome Back’

Eastern Connecticut State University welcomed thousands of students to campus this week for the start of the fall 2022 semester. Kicking off with move-in weekend Aug. 27-28, students reacquainted...

Posted on August 31, 2022 by Molly Boucher

Students participate in SRIs at Eastern.

Research institutes examine big data, political ideology and literary scholarship

Eastern hosted three Summer Research Institutes (SRIs) at the conclusion of summer break. Occurring from Aug. 22 – 26, the weeklong institutes engaged 29 students in the fields of English,...

Posted on August 29, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

Florence, Italy

Eastern students explore culture and writing in Italy

Seventeen Eastern Connecticut State University students experienced the trip of a lifetime over the summer: six weeks in Florence, Italy, studying creative writing. Led by seasoned Italian visitor...

Posted on August 29, 2022 by Molly Boucher

Tavares headshot

Eastern Police Chief Tavares honored at ‘100 Men of Color’ gala

Stephen Tavares ’96 of New Hartford, chief of police at Eastern Connecticut State University, was honored at the “100 Men of Color” Black-Tie Gala and Awards on Aug. 12 at the...

Posted on August 23, 2022 by Dwight Bachman

Take 6 a capella group

Fall concert series brings a cappella legends Take 6 and jazz great Arturo Sandoval
Concerts support Kevin Crosbie Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Eastern Connecticut State University will host a fall concert series featuring two world-class acts in support of scholarships for Eastern students. Titled “Great Music Fostering...

Posted on August 22, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Women at War flyer

Traveling Ukrainian art exhibition ‘Women at War’ to make first stop at Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University is the first stop of a traveling art exhibition titled “Women at War,” showcasing a leading selection of women artists working in Ukraine. Presented...

Posted on August 16, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

workshop candid

Community policing workshop educates officers on DEI
Unity Wing training involves Eastern and UHart police

The Unity Wing at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a community policing workshop on Aug. 10–11 for the public safety departments at Eastern and the University of Hartford. Led by...

Posted on August 16, 2022 by Michael Rouleau


Eastern students give local preschoolers a summer ‘Jumpstart’
CCE program develops pre-K skills

Four Eastern students are spending their summer working with Willimantic children through the early childhood program known as “Jumpstart.” Through the Center for Community Engagement...

Posted on August 02, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Megan Piechowicz

Biology student presents at plant bio conference in Oregon

Honors Biology major Megan Piechowicz presented at the recent American Society of Plant Biology (ASPB) conference in Portland, OR, from July 9 -13.

Posted on August 02, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Students sit in a circle at STEP/CAP

Students reflect on STEP/CAP experience

This past summer, 52 students from towns and cities across Connecticut enrolled in Eastern Connecticut State University’s STEP/CAP program -- Summer Transition at Eastern Program/Contract...

Posted on April 08, 2022 by Dwight Bachman