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Eastern Presents 'Convergence' Dance Concert

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Theatre Program showcased “Convergence” on Oct. 24-27 in the Proscenium Theatre as the first in this year’s dance concert series. With...

Posted on October 31, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

Psychology Alumni Honor Professors Danforth and Everton

Psychology Alumni Honor Professors Danforth and Everton

More than 100 psychology alumni gathered at Eastern Connecticut State University on Oct. 18 in honor of the retirement of Professors Jeffrey Danforth and Wendi Everton. Alumni in attendance were...

Posted on October 20, 2019 by Vania Galicia

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‘Andrej 5K’ Fun Run in Honor of Late RHAM High School Teacher

The second annual “Andrej 5K” will occur on Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. at Mansfield Hollow State Park. The fun run/walk is in honor of Andrej Cavarkapa, an avid runner and high school...

Posted on August 01, 2019 by Vania Galicia

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Eastern Alumna Publishes ‘Planet Earth is Blue’ with Penguin Random House

Thousands of children across the country gathered around the television on Jan. 28, 1986, to witness the Challenger Space Shuttle take the first schoolteacher into outer space. The joyous occasion...

Posted on June 26, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Alumna Onika Harry Recognized among ‘100 Women of Color’

Eastern Connecticut State University alumna Onika Harry ’03 of Windsor was honored last month at the 100 Women of Color Black Tie Gala and Awards ceremony hosted by June Archer & Eleven28...

Posted on May 09, 2019 by Jordan Corey

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Eastern Alumna Wins 2 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University graduate LaToya Smith ’06 has been named “Young Entrepreneur of the Year” by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the New York...

Posted on May 07, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Professor in Safe Passage Run

Cara Bergstrom-Lynch, a professor at Eastern Connecticut State University who lives in Manchester, participated in a road race on Dec. 3 to honor the late Alyssiah Wiley, an Eastern student who was...

Posted on December 05, 2017 by Jordan Corey

Eastern Alumnus Receives Early-Career Award for Cancer Research

Eastern Connecticut State University alumnus Justin Brown ’09 was awarded the prestigious Early-Investigator Award by the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) Office of Disease...

Posted on October 18, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Names Alumni Fellows

Three alumni from Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the Eastern Fellows Program this September. In addition to joining the ranks of the university’s distinguished...

Posted on October 05, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Distinguished Eastern “Fellows” Talk Careers with Students

Three esteemed alumni from Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the Eastern Fellows Program on Sept. 21. The program recognizes distinguished alumni while engaging them in the...

Posted on September 23, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Alumnus’ Documentary Wins Third Place in Statewide Journalism Contest

Based on his investigative documentary titled “Eastern Explores,” recent Eastern Connecticut State University graduate Patrick Boyne placed third in a Connecticut Society of...

Posted on June 03, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Obama Administration Recognizes Eastern for Community Service Work

For the fifth time in the past six years, President Obama has recognized Eastern Connecticut State University for its community service and engagement work. This December, Eastern was again named...

Posted on December 22, 2014 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Graduates 1,227 at XL Center

More than 12,000 family members and friends filled the XL Center in Hartford on Tuesday, May 13, to cheer on their sons and daughters, brothers and sisters, as 1,162 undergraduates and 65 graduate...

Posted on May 14, 2014 by Ed Osborn

Wesleyan President Michael Roth Commencement Speaker

Michael S. Roth, president of Wesleyan University, will deliver the commencement address at Eastern Connecticut State University’s 122nd Commencement Exercises on May 15, 2012 at the XL...

Posted on March 09, 2012 by Kate Harner

Bowling for Buck$ at Eastern: Annual Bowlathon

The ECSU Foundation, Inc. will hold its annual Bowlathon in support of Eastern Connecticut State University at 11 a.m. on March 3 at Willi Bowl on Route 6 in North Windham, CT.

Posted on February 27, 2012 by Kate Harner