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February 2024

Faculty workshop explores AI use in higher education

Faculty workshop considers AI use in higher education

Artificial intelligence (AI) programs like ChatGPT have raised concerns across college campuses and Eastern Connecticut State University is no exception. In a workshop sponsored by Eastern’s...

Posted on March 05, 2024 by Marcus Grant


CCE students make 'IMPACT' at Texas conference

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) recently showcased its leadership initiatives on a national stage. Four CCE student leaders traveled to the IMPACT...

Posted on March 04, 2024 by Noel Teter

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Student art installed in 'Nooks and Crannies' of fine arts center

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC) was recently filled from the lobby to the top floor with mixed-media installation art. The dispersed exhibition,...

Posted on March 01, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig

Setting yourself up for success

Moorehead opens Women's Center series with talk on self-mentorship

Tanya Moorehead, professor of special education at Eastern Connecticut State University, spoke to students at the inaugural Women’s Center “She Leans In” event. Drawing from her...

Posted on March 01, 2024 by Marcus Grant

‘Lift every voice and sing’: Local NAACP branches convene at Eastern

‘Lift every voice and sing’: Local NAACP branches convene at Eastern

NAACP members across Windham and Mansfield met at Eastern Connecticut State University on Feb. 24 to discuss the importance of their work and their hope for the organization's future. In a...

Posted on February 29, 2024 by Marcus Grant

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English undergraduates publish in academic journals

Two honor students in the English Department recently published major writing projects in academic journals. Recent alumna Kai-li Davey ‘23 was featured in the January 2024 Sigma Tau Delta...

Posted on February 28, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig

Eastern students explore Washington, D.C. over Presidents Day weekend

Students explore Washington, D.C., over Presidents Day weekend

Over Presidents Day weekend this February, 75 Eastern students traveled to Washington, D.C., on a trip planned and led by the University Residential Outreach Council (UROC), a student-run social...

Posted on February 27, 2024 by Katherine Escalante

Unsung Warriors

Eastern’s unsung Warriors of winter
When snowy weather arrives, this team keeps campus running

When a snowstorm is on its way to Eastern Connecticut State University, the first thought that enters students’ minds usually involves having a day off from classes. While the students relax...

Posted on February 23, 2024 by Noel Teter

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Language matters: Eastern celebrates International Mother Language Day

Students, professors and faculty gathered on Feb. 21 to celebrate International Mother Language Day at Eastern Connecticut State University. Together, all were able to appreciate the many languages...

Posted on February 22, 2024 by Marcus Grant

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Warriors transcribe Black history at Douglass Day

This year’s Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon at Eastern Connecticut State University gave students, faculty and staff the opportunity to celebrate Black History month by transcribing historical...

Posted on February 22, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig


Anthropology Day returns with worldly program

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Anthropology Day on Feb. 15 featured events to educate students on topics such as endangered languages, Maasai culture in Kenya and graduate school...

Posted on February 22, 2024 by Noel Teter

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Eastern announces spring 2024 music events

The Eastern Connecticut State University Department of Music has announced its schedule of music events for the remainder of the spring 2024 semester. Events will include performances and guest...

Posted on February 21, 2024 by Noel Teter

Bienvenida a todos: Welcome to all

Eastern releases first Spanish language commercial

“Cada estudiante es una persona única,” or (translated) “every student is a unique person,” said student Akianys Torres ’26 in the newest commercial for Eastern...

Posted on February 20, 2024 by Marcus Grant

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Eastern hosts film festival for high schoolers

Fourteen aspiring filmmakers from high schools around the state participated in the recent first-ever high school film festival organized by the Department of Communication, Film and Theatre at...

Posted on February 16, 2024 by Elisabeth Craig

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Psychology recognized for behavior analysis program

A new recognition for the behavior analysis concentration in Eastern Connecticut State University’s Psychology Department is “a real mark of distinction for the University” and...

Posted on February 15, 2024 by Lucinda Weiss

A home-grown hero’s commitment to giving back

A home-grown hero’s commitment to giving back
June Archer shares personal history

"I don’t like to think of what I do as work,” said entrepreneur June Archer to an audience of students at Eastern Connecticut State University at a Black History Month event. From...

Posted on February 15, 2024 by Marcus Grant

CAB brings students into ‘winter wonderland’ at annual festival

CAB brings students into ‘winter wonderland’ at annual festival

Eastern Connecticut State University’s annual Winter Fest brightened the campus on Feb. 7. This event, a collaboration of Eastern’s Campus Activity Board (CAB), the Student Government...

Posted on February 12, 2024 by Noel Teter

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Eastern students register to donate bone marrow and stem cells

The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) hosted a donor registry at Eastern Connecticut State University on Feb. 7 in partnership with Eastern’s men’s soccer team. The registry sought...

Posted on February 08, 2024 by Noel Teter

Thrift Warriors.

Campus thrift shop offers students recycled goods

Thrift shopping is a beloved pastime of many college students. Eastern recently designated a space on campus where students can enjoy this activity while contributing to the University's...

Posted on February 07, 2024 by Noel Teter

Forum: Collective effort needed across Connecticut to combat climate change

Eastern hosts public forum on the environment

Eastern Connecticut State University students and members of the Windham community gathered at Eastern on Feb. 5 to hear from experts and politicians about environmental issues and climate change...

Posted on February 07, 2024 by Marcus Grant

Global voices unite: Professor Donaghy and students publish sixth edition of ‘Here’

Donaghy and students publish sixth edition of ‘Here’ poetry journal

Contributors, editors and Eastern students packed into the David G. Carter Science Building auditorium on Feb. 1 to celebrate the sixth issue of “Here: a Poetry Journal,” published each...

Posted on February 07, 2024 by Marcus Grant

Volunteers take the "plunge"

Hundreds take 'the plunge' for local soup kitchen
13th annual Plunge for Hunger benefits Covenant Soup Kitchen

For the 13th year, the Eastern Connecticut State University men’s rugby team led the charge as hundreds of community members dove into the freezing cold Natchaug River to help feed the...

Posted on February 06, 2024 by Noel Teter