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Technology and teamwork bring STEP/CAP to life like never before

More than 80 prospective students are currently vying for admission to Eastern this summer through the alternative admissions program known as “STEP/CAP,” which, after 36 consecutive...

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern wins major grant to support new liberal arts learning outcomes

Eastern Connecticut State University has been named the recipient of a two-year, $245,000 grant to fund an innovative, faculty-driven project, “Implementation of New Learning Outcomes in the...

Posted on July 29, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Dreamers 2016

Eastern graduates first class of TheDream.US students

Four years ago, Eastern Connecticut State University was one of only two universities nationwide selected to pilot a groundbreaking scholarship program in support of undocumented college students....

Posted on June 18, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Warriors dominate LEC on and off the field

Despite a spring athletics season cut short by COVID-19, the Eastern Connecticut State University Warriors continued their dominance — on and off the field — in the Little East...

Posted on June 04, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Graduates 1,250 in Virtual Commencement Ceremony

More than 1,250 undergraduate and graduate students watched from home as Eastern Connecticut State University conducted its 130th annual Commencement Exercises via YouTube on May 19. In addition to...

Posted on May 20, 2020 by Ed Osborn

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Faculty, Students Innovate in the Virtual World of COVID-19

The photo above of Computer Science Professor Garrett Dancik and his students is common place in the normal life of Eastern Connecticut State University. Today, we must look at it with whimsy as...

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Ed Osborn

The new Shafer hall lounge

Goddard, Shafer Halls Reopen to New Look and Purpose

Two fabled buildings on the Eastern campus reopened their doors this fall semester after undergoing extensive renovations for more than a year. Shafer Hall, formerly home to the university’s...

Posted on September 12, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Lefto to right,Tatiana Stokes, Tyanna Soto, Jackie Verian, Myrdline Nourrissant, Liddy Siggia, Tajmarnie Appolon, & Norine Andrade

STEP/CAP Students Perform Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls”

Eastern Connecticut State University STEP/CAP students performed a staged reading of Ntozake Shange’s “For Colored Girls” on Aug. 9 in the Fine Arts Instructional Center’s...

Posted on August 19, 2019 by Vania Galicia

College Consensus

‘College Consensus’ Ranks Eastern Among Best Colleges

College Consensus, a college review aggregator that combines the latest results from the most respected college ranking systems with actual reviews of college students, has recognized Eastern...

Posted on August 07, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Student Orientaion Counselor poses with group of incoming students.

SOAR Helps Incoming Students Transition to Eastern

Incoming students are getting their first taste of life at Eastern through the Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) program. From June 24–July 12, multiple SOAR sessions have...

Posted on July 10, 2019 by Vania Galicia

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Health Sciences Major Responds to Nation’s Healthcare Needs

With more than 360 students enrolled this past spring, Eastern Connecticut State University’s Health Sciences major is the fastest program on campus and unique among Connecticut’s four...

Posted on June 27, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Inclusive Excellence Awards

Eastern Alumna Salutes Inclusive Excellence Award Winners

On May 9, Eastern recognized more than 200 students with a 3.5 cumulative grade point average or higher, and an additional 11 students who have demonstrated exemplary co-curricular engagement at...

Posted on May 23, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Psychology students pose for the camera.

Gallery: Recap of Year-End Honor Societies, Award Ceremonies

The close of the 2018-19 academic year at Eastern Connecticut State University was filled honor society inductions and award ceremonies, recognizing the numerous achievements by students from every...

Posted on May 23, 2019

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Students Honored at Library Research Awards

On May 15, Library Director Janice Wilson announced the selection of three Eastern Connecticut State University students as winners of the Ninth Annual Undergraduate Student Library Research Award

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Social work conference students pose for the camera

Students Present at State Association of Social Workers Meeting

Eastern Connecticut State University students in the Social Work program presented their research during the 34th annual conference of the National Association of Social Workers Connecticut...

Posted on May 21, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

43 student presenters pose for the camera.

43 Strong, Eastern Represents in Georgia at National Conference

Forty-three students from Eastern Connecticut State University traveled to Georgia on April 11-13 to present original research at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The 2019...

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Mohegan Tribal Chief Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba.

Mohegan Tribal Chief Named Eastern’s Commencement Speaker

Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba, chief of the Mohegan Tribe, will be the Commencement Speaker at Eastern Connecticut State University’s 129th Commencement Exercises on May 21 at the XL...

Posted on April 16, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Pass program students

Eastern’s New PASS Program Offers ‘Academic Reset’ for Students

Eastern Connecticut State University is going the extra mile to ensure that African American and Hispanic students who end up on academic probation are provided the support they need to succeed....

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Faculty Present in 3 October Scholars Forums

Eastern faculty continue to share their prolific scholarship with the campus community during the University’s Faculty Scholars Forum. In the month of October, three professors shared...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Students ‘Take Back the Night’ Against Sexual Assault

Eastern Connecticut State University students, faculty and staff took a stand against sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence in October with a series of events...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Clothesline project t-shirts displayed with t-shirts that show support for interpersonal violence awareness.

Eastern Students ‘Take Back the Night’ Against Sexual Assault

Eastern Connecticut State University students, faculty and staff took a stand against sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence in October with a series of events...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Eastern COPLAC presenters with Environmental Earth Science Professor Stephen Nathan at SUNY-Geneseo.

Eastern Students Present at COPLAC Conference in New York

Eleven students from Eastern Connecticut State University presented their undergraduate research on Oct. 12–13 at the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Northeast Regional...

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Attracts Strong Freshman Class in Fall 2018

Eastern Connecticut State University’s freshman class this fall is larger than last year’s class and has strong academic credentials. The freshman class of 967 full-time students is...

Posted on September 25, 2018 by Ed Osborn

The Campus Lantern picnic table.

Student Activities Fair and President’s Picnic

Nearly 1,000 students attended Eastern’s President’s Picnic and Student Activities Fair on Sept. 5 on the Webb Lawn. Executive board and general members representing dozens of Eastern...

Posted on September 21, 2018

CPTV and Eastern to Host Advance Screening of ‘Native America’ Episode

Eastern Connecticut State University and Connecticut Public Television (CPTV) will host a free advance screening of an episode from the new PBS series “Native America” on Sept. 26 at 7...

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern is Top School in New England for NCUR Participation

Eastern Connecticut State University was New England's most prolific representative at this year's National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). Held April 4-7 at the University...

Posted on June 22, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Named a 2018 College of Distinction

Eastern Connecticut State University has been recognized as a 2018-19 College of Distinction by the college-guide/ranking organization Colleges of Distinction.

Posted on June 18, 2018

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Top U.S. Mental Health Official Speaks at Eastern's 128th Commencement

Eastern Connecticut State University alumna Elinore McCance-Katz, assistant secretary for mental health and substance use in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), told the...

Posted on May 16, 2018 by Ed Osborn

Record Number Eastern Students present at Prestigious NCUR Conference

A record-breaking 41 Eastern Connecticut State University students presented their research at the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) from April 4-7 at the University of...

Posted on April 20, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Student presents at Eastern's CREATE Conference.

CREATE Conference Shows Breadth and Depth of Eastern Students

Displays of research and creativity filled the Student Center at Eastern Connecticut State University on April 13 for the annual CREATE conference.

Posted on April 13, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Education Students Present at New Mexico Conference

Eastern Connecticut State University students Caroline Perry and Morgan Winship presented research at the National Coalition of Campus Children’s Centers conference in Albuquerque, NM, this...

Posted on March 23, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Student Lauren Atkinson Wins NASA Scholarship

Eastern Student Lauren Atkinson Wins NASA Scholarship

Posted on February 05, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Eastern students pose for the camera.

Open 'Minded' House: Eastern's Unity Wing Welcomes All Students

Despite the pressure that comes with the start of classes, there are always systems on Eastern Connecticut State University's campus to support its students. To ring in the new semester and...

Posted on January 30, 2018 by Jordan Corey

Record Number of Eastern Students Accepted at National Conference

A record-breaking 41 Eastern Connecticut State University students from a variety of disciplines have been selected to represent Eastern at the 2018 National Conference on Undergraduate Research...

Posted on January 26, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Makes "College Consensus" List of Top College in Connecticut

College Consensus, a unique new college review aggregator, has recognized Eastern Connecticut State University in its ranking of “Best Colleges in Connecticut for 2017-18.” Eastern was...

Posted on January 26, 2018 by Ed Osborn

Constance Motley Expert at Eastern

Gary Ford Jr., assistant professor of Africana Studies at Lehman College and author of the book, “Constance Baker Motley, One Woman’s Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice under...

Posted on January 24, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

The Truth behind True Crime

Three Arts and Entertainment Network (A&E) executives – Laura Fleury, Peter Tarshis and Sean Gottlieb – shared their expertise of “true crime” programs with Eastern...

Posted on November 16, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Collaborative Multimedia Performance at Eastern

Music, visual art and dance came together on Nov. 3 for a unique multimedia performance at Eastern Connecticut State University. This multimedia event involved extensive collaboration between...

Posted on November 09, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Preserving Indian Culture at Eastern

According to the National Congress of American Indians, there are 562 federally recognized Indian tribes, bands, nations, pueblos, rancherias, communities and Native villages in the United States....

Posted on November 08, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Career Week

Eastern Connecticut State University is dedicated to preparing its students for the professional world ahead, and career development activities are a big part of that effort. Career Week was a...

Posted on November 06, 2017 by Casey Collins

Conductor Peyman Farzinpour

Ensemble Shines at Eastern

Providence-based new music and multimedia consort Ensemble / Parallax brought its avant-garde flavor to Eastern Connecticut State University last week as part of the school’s...

Posted on October 24, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Police on Community Relations

The contentious discussion of police brutality that has dominated American conversation in recent years has not been overlooked by the police department at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Students Get a Higher Edge at Eastern

The college-readiness nonprofit organization Higher Edge and Eastern Connecticut State University celebrated their ongoing partnership on Oct. 5 with a gala in the Fine Arts Instructional Center....

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Prisca Dorcas is a Woke Brown Girl

o be a “woke brown girl” in America is no easy task – just ask Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez, founder of the popular online platform “Latina Rebels.” Widely known as...

Posted on October 06, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Brad Davis Examines Bandits in China

Bradley Davis, history professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, discussed his recently published book “Imperial Bandits: Outlaws and Rebels in the China-Vietnam Borderlands”...

Posted on October 03, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Bolivian Ambassador Speaks at Eastern: ‘The Human Race is a Family’

Sacha Llorenti, Bolivian Ambassador to the United Nations, visited Eastern Connecticut State University on Sept. 13 as part of its University Hour event series. Llorenti provided insight on the...

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Eastern students pose at Eastern entrance

Eastern Breaks Into List of Top 25 Public Regional Universities

For the first time, Eastern Connecticut State University made the list of the top 25 regional public universities in the North in this year’s U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 edition...

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Announces Fall ‘University Hour’ Schedule

This fall 2017 semester, Eastern Connecticut State University is again hosting University Hour, a free and open-to-the-public series of cultural events that occurs every Wednesday from 3 to 4 p.m....

Posted on September 12, 2017 by Jordan Corey

‘Colleges of Distinction’ Recognizes Eastern’s Business and Education Programs

The School of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Connecticut State University has been recognized by Colleges of Distinction for its expert blending of the liberal arts with professional...

Posted on August 10, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Receives Generous Davis Foundation Grant

The Davis Educational Foundation has awarded Eastern Connecticut State University a $200,000 grant to develop its “Critical Reading and Writing across the Disciplines” initiative. The...

Posted on July 18, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Biology students posing in the Bahamas

Students Study Tropical Biology in Bahamas

Twenty biology students from Eastern Connecticut State University traveled to the Bahamas in May 2017 to study an island’s tropical biology.

Posted on June 09, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Psychology students in Hawaii.

Psychology Students Study Culture in Hawaii

Eighteen psychology students from Eastern Connecticut State University traveled to Hawaii in May 2017 to study cross-cultural differences related to well-being and relationships. From western and...

Posted on June 08, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

MEDIA ADVISORY: 300 Students to Participate in Eastern Research Conference

The Third Annual CREATE Conference at Eastern Connecticut State University will take place this Friday, April 21, from 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. CREATE stands for “Celebrating Research...

Posted on April 19, 2017

Eastern Presents Ella T. Grasso Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University presented its 2017 Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards on March 29 to student Valerie Vance ’17, Kinesiology and Physical Education Professor...

Posted on April 04, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Professor Named American Council on Education Fellow

The American Council on Education (ACE) announced today that William Salka, professor of political science at Eastern Connecticut State University, has been named an ACE Fellow for the 2017-18...

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Music Program to present 6 spring concerts

The Music Program at Eastern Connecticut State University will hold a variety of musical performances throughout April and May. Upcoming concerts will feature the Concert Chorale, Chamber Singers,...

Posted on April 03, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Eastern’s Chris Drewry Among the Best Academic Advisors in Northeast

The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) has selected Chris Drewry, assistant director of the Academic Services Center at Eastern Connecticut State University, for its 2017 Excellence in...

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Professor Named President-Elect of National Association of Biology Teachers

Elizabeth Cowles, biology professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, is the new president-elect of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) as of Jan. 1, 2017. Comprised of 3,500...

Posted on January 03, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Diversifying the Education Field

In its ongoing effort to grow the pool of qualified teachers and advance the field of education, Eastern Connecticut State University is participating in the Holmes Program — one of only two...

Posted on November 08, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Strong Showing for Eastern at Northeast COPLAC Conference

Twelve students from Eastern Connecticut State University presented their research and creative activity at the Northeast Regional Research Conference of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges...

Posted on October 26, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Grandhi and Szczys Present at October Faculty Scholar Forums

Two Eastern faculty members presented research at Faculty Scholar Forums this October. Business Administration Professor Sukeshini Grandhi presented “To Reply or To Reply All: Understanding...

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Four Members of Eastern’s SEPS Publish Books in 2016

The School of Education and Professional Studies (SEPS) at Eastern Connecticut State University had a busy year in 2016, as four faculty members edited and authored new academic books in the fields...

Posted on September 29, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Higher Edge Opens Satellite Office at Eastern

The New London-based nonprofit organization Higher Edge and Eastern Connecticut State University celebrated a milestone in their partnership on Sept. 19, when Higher Edge opened a satellite office...

Posted on September 21, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Named a 2017 Best College in the Northeast by Princeton Review

The Princeton Review named Eastern Connecticut State University as one of the “Best Colleges in the Northeast” in its 2017 edition of “Best Colleges: Region By Region.” In...

Posted on September 01, 2016

Private: Faculty Authors of the 2015-16 Academic Year

Like the students they lead, Eastern faculty are active scholars and creative thinkers. Several of them authored books in the past year, with topics ranging from theoretical concepts to fictional...

Posted on July 27, 2016 by dwight Bachman

Eastern to Offer Four New Programs in Coming Academic Year

Eastern Connecticut State University will offer four new academic programs in the coming 2016-17 academic year — a major in criminology and minors in bioinformatics, environmental health...

Posted on July 26, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

“College Knowledge Day” Inspires Young Students

On May 24, 25 and 26, Eastern Connecticut State University invited 26 schools to participate in the annual “College Knowledge Day” event. 950 students in grades 5-9 gathered in the...

Posted on June 02, 2016 by Christina Rossomando

Eastern Graduates 1,200 Students at XL Center

More than 12,000 family members and friends filled the XL Center in Hartford on Tuesday, May 17, to cheer on their sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, as 1,221 undergraduates and 25 graduate...

Posted on May 18, 2016 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Named Connecticut’s 2016 “Hidden Gem” College

College Raptor, a free college matching platform, has named Eastern Connecticut State University the best hidden gem institution in Connecticut in an announcement published on May 12.

Posted on May 12, 2016 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Hosts Largest Undergrad Showcase Yet

The Student Center at Eastern Connecticut State University was transformed into a lively display of scholarly and artistic activity on April 15 for the second annual CREATE conference. CREATE...

Posted on April 19, 2016 by Micheal Rouleau

Eastern Faculty Implement Innovative Teaching Strategies

The 21st century demands modern teaching methods, and Eastern faculty are taking up the challenge. Whether its leveraging the latest technology or devising creative lessons, their approaches form...

Posted on April 18, 2016 by Ed Osborn

Students Present at NCUR in North Carolina

The National Conference for Undergraduate Research in Asheville, NC, at the University of North Carolina-Asheville on April 7-9. The conference was established in 1987 and is dedicated to promoting...

Posted on April 15, 2016 by La Penna

Eastern Cuts the Ribbon to Formally Open Fine Arts Center

On April 5, 2016, Elsa Núñez, president of Eastern Connecticut State University, led the formal opening of Eastern’s new Fine Arts Instructional Center (FAIC) with an official...

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Edward Osborn

Top Eastern Students Named Barnard Scholars

Two of Eastern Connecticut State University’s top students were named Barnard Scholars on April 6 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT. The annual Henry Barnard Distinguished Student...

Posted on April 08, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

“The Snail Darter and the Dam” Author Speaks at Eastern

Zygmunt J. B Plater, author of “The Snail Darter and the Dam: How Pork Barrel Politics Endangered A Little Fish and Killed A River,” spoke at Eastern Connecticut State University on...

Posted on April 06, 2016 by Christine Rossomando

Environmental Earth Science Department Attends Geological Society of America Northeastern Annual Meeting

Eastern Connecticut State University Environmental Earth Science (EES) faculty and students recently attended the Geological Society of America (GSA) Northeast Section 51st Annual Meeting in...

Posted on March 30, 2016 by Anne Pappalardo

Professor Lisa Fraustino Wins Award from the Children’s Literature Association

On Feb. 21, Lisa Fraustino, professor of English at Eastern Connecticut State University, received word that she had received the Children’s Literature Association Article Award for her book...

Posted on February 25, 2016 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Hosts First Music Concert in New Fine Arts Center

Eastern Connecticut State University will be holding the first major concert in the new Fine Arts Instructional Center with the “Inaugural Ensembles Concert” on Saturday, Feb 20, at...

Posted on February 17, 2016 by Ed Osborn

Eastern’s Women’s and Gender Studies Major Develops Change Agents

In 1920, the U.S. Congress ratified the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

Posted on January 20, 2016 by dwight bachman and ed osborn

Pioneering Genomics Scientist to Speak at Eastern

Pioneering scientist George Weinstock, Ph.D., a renowned expert in the field of genomics at The Jackson Laboratory, will visit Eastern Connecticut State University on Jan. 27 to discuss “The...

Posted on January 05, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Flood Talks White Privilege During Faculty Dialogue Series

The third and final session of the “Faculty Dialogue Series” at Eastern occurred on Nov. 16, with a talk from English Professor Reginald Flood titled “Achieving Racial Equality...

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern is One of Eight LEAP Challenge Schools in New England

Eastern Connecticut State University is one of only eight New England colleges and universities selected to participate in the “LEAP Challenge Initiative” of the Association of American...

Posted on November 16, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

An Eastern Degree Pays Off!

Based on an analysis of more than 1,200 colleges and universities, The Economist has found that Eastern Connecticut State University is one of only five private and public schools in Connecticut...

Posted on November 15, 2015 by Edward Osborn

Strong Showing at COPLAC Conference for Eastern

Twelve students from Eastern Connecticut State University presented at the recent Northeast regional undergraduate research conference sponsored by the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges...

Posted on October 30, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Named a 2015 Top Workplace in Connecticut

For the fourth time in the past five years, the Hartford Courant/FOX CT has named Eastern Connecticut State University one of the top workplaces in Connecticut. In the 2015 Top Workplaces survey,...

Posted on September 21, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Highly-Ranked by U.S. News and World Report

Eastern Connecticut State University broke the top 100—placing 92nd—among regional universities in the North in U.S. News and World Report’s 2016 edition of “Best...

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Ed Osborn

The Princeton Review Names Eastern a 2016 “Best College in the Northeast”

The Princeton Review has named Eastern Connecticut State University as one of the “Best Colleges in the Northeast” in its 2016 edition of “Best Colleges: Region By Region.”...

Posted on August 11, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Hosts 31st Consecutive STEP/CAP Program

From June 29 through Aug. 7, Eastern faculty, staff and administrators have guided more than 100 students through the Summer Transition at Eastern Program/Contract Admission Program (STEP/CAP).

Posted on August 07, 2015 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern and Windham Middle School Sponsor Puentes Al Futuro

On July 30, Puentes Al Futuro, or Bridges to the Future, a five-week summer camp for at-risk youth living in Windham held its closing ceremony. Puentes Al Futuro is a grant-funded program sponsored...

Posted on July 31, 2015

Eastern Receives National Recognition as an Outstanding Workplace

For the sixth time in the past seven years, Eastern Connecticut State University is one of the nation’s “Great Colleges to Work For,” according to the Chronicle of Higher...

Posted on July 21, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Health and Life Sciences Undergraduate Research Program Hosted at Eastern

Eastern Connecticut State University was the host of the Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP), which ended on July 2. This marks the third and last year of the summer program, which is a...

Posted on July 15, 2015

Eastern Students Design Exhibit at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Four digital art students from Eastern Connecticut State University designed a permanent exhibit at the Hole in the Wall Gang Camp—Paul Newman’s famed camp for children with serious...

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Seats Open for Eastern’s Master’s Degree in Accounting Program

In the next seven years, accounting is projected to be among the top 20 occupations with the most job growth in America, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To meet this demand, Eastern...

Posted on June 11, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Prolific Eastern Professors Give “Last Lectures”

Four prolific professors from Eastern Connecticut State University delivered “Last Lectures” at the end of the 2014–15 academic year. During their lectures, Timothy Swanson, James...

Posted on May 15, 2015 by Mike Rouleau

Eastern Named a 2015-2016 College of Distinction

Eastern Connecticut State University has received recognition by the web-based organization “Colleges of Distinction” for demonstrating excellence in helping students to thrive...

Posted on May 14, 2015 by Ryan King

Eastern Alumnus Lenwood Gibson Salutes Students with High GPA

“Set ambitious, achievable goals. Make plans for achieving those goals. Embrace your diversity. Take chances and above all, find a good mentor.” That’s what Lenwood Gibson...

Posted on May 06, 2015 by Dwight Bachman

Princeton Review includes Eastern in its 2015 Guide to Green Colleges

Eastern Connecticut State University is one of the 353 most environmentally responsible colleges in the United States according to The Princeton Review’s 2015 Guide to Green Colleges. With...

Posted on April 17, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Students Magner and Patrizi Named Barnard Scholars

Research studies have shown that the biggest determinant of where people end up is not genetics or parental upbringing, but who their friends are. This year, Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Inducts 35 into Leadership Honor Society

On March 1, 35 individuals were inducted into Eastern Connecticut State University’s circle chapter of the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society in Leadership. Through a competitive...

Posted on March 30, 2015 by Dwight Bachman

Seven Graduate Programs Offered at Eastern

The School of Education and Professional Studies at Eastern Connecticut State University held an open house for its graduate programs on March 24 in the J. Eugene Smith Library.

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Unrecognized Historical Figure’s Story Gets Revived

Award-winning author Susan Campbell came to Eastern Connecticut State University on March 4 to share the story of Isabella Beecher Hooker, an important figure who had been excluded from the pages...

Posted on March 11, 2015 by Kathryn Shpak

Undergraduate Research Gaining Traction at Eastern

Over the past several years, undergraduate research and creative activity have seen great expansion at Eastern Connecticut State University. More than ever before, students in all majors have...

Posted on January 20, 2015 by Michael Rouleau