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January 2024

Combatting Connecticut’s waste crisis

Combatting Connecticut’s waste crisis
Eastern students learn ways to reduce environmental impact

Connecticut is currently in a waste crisis that has great impacts on the cost of waste removal and the state’s environmental footprint. Eastern Connecticut State University students gathered...

Posted on February 01, 2024 by Marcus Grant

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‘Blithe Spirit’ to kick off spring theatre season

The Communication, Film and Theatre Department and the Drama Society at Eastern Connecticut State University will present “Blithe Spirit” as their first stage production of the spring...

Posted on January 31, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig

Fusion Dance Crew representatives, from left: Emily Tarbox, Savannah Whisman, Leah Coelho.

Clubs and organizations showcase offerings at Student Involvement Fair

At the start of each semester at Eastern, student-run clubs and organizations recruit new members. Eastern’s 2024 Spring Involvement Fair on Jan. 25 offered opportunities for students to...

Posted on January 30, 2024 by Noel Teter

Leaders of tomorrow encouraged to cultivate positive change on campus: A celebration in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

MLK tribute encourages students to cultivate positive change

In honor of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, Eastern’s Intercultural Center hosted a tribute to the renowned civil rights leader. Educator, motivational speaker and social...

Posted on January 24, 2024 by Marcus Grant

Class of 2024 reminisces on their experiences at Eastern

Class of 2024 embarks on 'last first semester'

After starting college in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Eastern seniors graduating in spring 2024 have just begun their final semester. In honor of this resilient group of students, the...

Posted on January 18, 2024 by Marcus Grant

Speakers help students envision success at annual career conference

Career Readiness Conference helps students envision future

The Office of Career Success at Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its annual Career Readiness Conference on Jan. 12, featuring two alumni speakers and a "Designing Your Life"...

Posted on January 18, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig


SUOAF donates $3,000 to local soup kitchen

Eastern’s union for administrative faculty, SUOAF, donated $3,000 to the Covenant Soup Kitchen this recent holiday season. The gift goes toward the soup kitchen’s annual Plunge For...

Posted on January 18, 2024 by Michael Rouleau

Pre College Social

Pre-College Summer returns with more offerings for high schoolers

Eastern Connecticut State University is excited to welcome high school students to campus this July for its second annual Pre-College Summer. Following a successful inaugural run in 2023, the...

Posted on January 17, 2024 by Michael Rouleau

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2 students travel to Puerto Rico to present AI research

Two students at Eastern Connecticut State University who are native Spanish speakers recently presented important research on technology while in a setting reminding them of home. Katherine...

Posted on January 17, 2024 by Noel Teter

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'Generation Alpha is coming,' alerts President Núñez at University Meeting

Generation Alpha will soon be going to college, and “We have to be ready to welcome the Alphas on campus,” said President Elsa Núñez to faculty and staff at the University...

Posted on January 17, 2024 by Lucinda Weiss

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Eastern Opera Theatre presents Sondheim tribute

Opera-theatre students and alumni of Eastern Connecticut State University will celebrate the career of iconic musical theatre composer Stephen Sondheim on Feb. 9 with a special one-night...

Posted on January 11, 2024

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Kirchmann publishes 'Polish American Voices'
Book recounts 400 years of Polish immigrant history

Professor Emerita Anna Jaroszyńska-Kirchmann's new book, “Polish American Voices: A Documentary History, 1608-2020," compiles 145 documents of Polish American immigrants and...

Posted on January 10, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig

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Plots that pivot on the gothic and gruesome
Eastern professor publishes dictionary of horror stories

Wolfmen, witches, vampires and zombies loom in tales told by humans for more than 6,000 years. That history is chronicled in a new book by a professor at Eastern Connecticut State University titled...

Posted on January 09, 2024 by Lucinda Weiss