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English undergrads 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 governing...

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


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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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

Piano Gala spring 2023

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

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

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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

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

NMDP volunteers.

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

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

Escalante and Deras

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