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December 2022

Sara Green

Sara Green selected for Connecticut Poetry Circuit

Eastern Connecticut State University junior Sara Green is one of five student poets selected for the Connecticut Poetry Circuit. Students were selected based on entries they submitted to the...

Posted on December 22, 2022 by Molly Boucher

Monks Mound at Cahokia

Eastern archaeologist wins NSF grant to study medieval indigenous city of Cahokia

Sarah Baires, associate professor of anthropology at Eastern Connecticut State University, is the principal investigator on a new National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to conduct an...

Posted on December 22, 2022 by by Lucinda Weiss

Khai Sim and Soojin Kim

North Star awards writing fellowships to Professors Sim and Kim

Two assistant professors at Eastern, Khai Zhi Sim and Soojin Kim, have won fellowships from the New England Board of Higher Education’s North Star Collective, which supports Black,...

Posted on December 22, 2022 by by Lucinda Weiss

Djenerly Massena and Kenan He

Biochem student publishes 'cheminformatics' paper with mentor

Biochemistry major Djenerly Massena and her mentor, Professor Kedan He, researched a complex data problem on how to identify new designer drugs.

Posted on December 15, 2022 by by Lucinda Weiss

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Concert Band closes fall semester with ‘revolutionary’ performance

The Eastern Connecticut State University Concert Band’s winter performance on Dec. 7 opened with composer Omar Thomas’s “A Mother of a Revolution!” a piece that inspired the...

Posted on December 14, 2022 by Noel Teter

business students at field hockey

Chatterton exposes business students to sports industry throughout fall 2022

Over the course of the fall 2022 semester at Eastern, Professor Charlie Chatterton has organized several events for his classes in the business administration department that have entertained his...

Posted on December 13, 2022 by by Noel Teter

Emiliano Villanueva

Villanueva presents research on Argentine wine exports at Latin American Studies Conference

Emiliano Villanueva, associate professor of international business and chair of the business administration department, presented his research on Argentine wine exports at the New England Council...

Posted on December 13, 2022 by by Noel Teter

campus scene

Eastern receives STARS Gold rating for sustainability
Eastern joins Yale and Conn College as state's only Gold campuses

Eastern Connecticut State University has received its first Gold rating for sustainability by STARS--the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System. Eastern has one of only three Gold...

Posted on December 12, 2022 by by Michael Rouleau

Thrifted clothing scattered across a hardwood floor.

Pride Center’s ‘Open Closet’ provides a wardrobe for all identities

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Pride Center is making waves in gender affirmation and expression with its new initiative, Open Closet. The project aims to provide free clothing to...

Posted on December 08, 2022 by Molly Boucher

Warriors give logo

7th annual #WarriorsGive raises $84,000

The seventh annual #WarriorsGive fundraising campaign that concluded on Nov. 14 generated $84,629, including an anonymous matching gift of $21,629.

Posted on December 08, 2022

Eastern Students enjoying Open Recreation night.

Campus police excited with return of Open Rec Night
Annual late-night recreation event returns after pandemic hiatus

The 25th Warriors Open Rec Night brought 500 students to Geissler gymnasium on Dec. 2, the first Open Rec held since the coronavirus pandemic. It was hosted by COPS, a division of the Campus Police...

Posted on December 07, 2022 by Jack Jones

Brent Terry

Faculty authors urge student writers to voice truths

Three faculty authors spoke about diversity, equity and inclusion at a Nov. 30 University Hour event, "Meet Eastern's Authors."

Posted on December 07, 2022 by Lucinda Weiss

Tesla charging

EVs get a boost at campus garages
University now has 11 charging stations

Eastern is upping its energy sustainability profile with five new car chargers added recently to the six already installed at the Shakespeare and Cervantes garages.

Posted on December 07, 2022 by Lucinda Weiss

Fundraising total.

Bergstrom-Lynch and Todd participate in Hot Chocolate Run to end domestic violence
Alyssiah Wiley remembered with $4,000 donation

Sociology Professor Cara Bergstrom-Lynch raised more than $4,000 in memory of former student Alyssiah Wiley on Dec. 4 at the annual Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage in Northampton, MA. Wiley was...

Posted on December 07, 2022 by Noel Teter

actors before frames

Perceptions shift quickly in ‘Acting is Believing’

The play/film "Acting is Believing," challenging audience perceptions as it was performed in two mediums, ranged from restoration comedy to contemporary improv in a campus production of...

Posted on December 06, 2022 by by Lucinda Weiss


Physical education majors win College Bowl

Six physical education teacher candidates at Eastern placed first in the 13th annual Connecticut Association for Health Physical Education and Dance (CTAHPERD) Dee Perilli College Bowl on Nov. 17...

Posted on December 05, 2022 by Jack Jones