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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 Offers Virtual Fitness During Pandemic

For decades, doctors the world over have agreed that “exercise is the best medicine.” Studies show that exercise is great for the mind, body and soul — it enhances one’s...

Posted on April 23, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Athletes Tops in Little East Conference for Third Straight Year

For the third straight year, Eastern Connecticut State University has claimed the Little East Conference (LEC) Commissioner’s Cup, the league’s top honor for overall athletic...

Posted on June 03, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Athletes Win Presidents’ Cup for Academic Achievement

Eastern was named the top academic institution in the Little East Conference when it was presented with the Presidents’ Trophy for the second time in the six-year history of the award for...

Posted on February 17, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Volleyball Wins LEC Championship

The Eastern Connecticut State University women’s volleyball team put the finishing touches on its most successful season in 12 years by winning the Little East Conference tournament...

Posted on November 05, 2018 by Bob Molta

Poverty Awareness Marathon Raises 378 Food Items

Eastern Connecticut State University held its 10th annual Poverty Awareness Marathon on Oct. 5. The event culminated with 197 members of the Eastern community who walked and ran to raise awareness,...

Posted on October 12, 2018 by Raven Dillon

Eastern Announces New Head Baseball Coach

Posted on July 30, 2018 by Bob Molta

Runksmeier named NADIIIAA Vice President

Eastern Connecticut State University Director of Athletics Lori Runksmeier was recently named vice president of the National Association of Division III Athletic Administrators (NADIIIAA). She was...

Posted on July 16, 2018 by Mckenzie Maneggia

The women’s cross country team captured its first-ever LEC title in fall 2017 and was a major contributor to Eastern winning the 2017-18 Commissioner’s Cup.

Eastern Repeats as LEC Commissioner's Cup Winner

PAWTUCKET, R.I. - For the second straight year, Eastern Connecticut State University has claimed the Little East Conference (LEC) Commissioner's Cup, the league's top honor for overall...

Posted on June 06, 2018 by Bob Molta

Kathy Manizza, Coach-of-the-Year

Eastern Connecticut State University cross country coach Kathy Manizza was named Little East Conference (LEC) Cross Country Coach-of-the-Year this fall after leading the Warriors to their...

Posted on December 22, 2017 by Casey Collins

Eastern Hosts 7th Marrow Drive

In its ongoing support for people with life-threatening blood diseases, Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its seventh marrow registry on Dec. 6. Organized by the men’s soccer team,...

Posted on December 08, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Men’s basketball player Tarchee Brown ’18 and women’s volleyball player McKenzie Maneggia ’20 pose with Willi the Warrior and the two LEC Cups

Eastern Warriors Win Top Conference Honors On and Off the Field

For the first time, student-athletes at Eastern Connecticut State University have won the Little East Conference’s (LEC) two top honors – the Presidents’ Cup and the...

Posted on July 06, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern’s Stephen Nelson Recognized for Excellence in Rugby Community

Stephen Nelson, director of information technology and IT planning at Eastern Connecticut State University, received the Dr. Robert L. Laurence Award for 2017 for his work as the advisor for the...

Posted on February 15, 2017 by Christiana Rossomando

Eastern students take the plunge.

Eastern Took the Plunge for Hunger

Hundreds of people, including members of the Eastern Connecticut State University campus community, took a dive into the cold waters of the Natchaug River on Feb. 4 to raise money for the Covenant...

Posted on February 10, 2017 by Christine Rossomando

Eastern Wraps Up University Hours for October

Eastern Connecticut State University’s University Hour series brought a number of interesting speakers to campus in October.

Posted on November 10, 2016

The Eastern Warriors Raise $3,300 for Connecticut Cancer Patients

Eight members of the Eastern community raised an event-high $3,300 on Oct. 22 for Connecticut cancer patients during the Cycle Against Cancer fundraiser in West Hartford. The Eastern Warriors spent...

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

More than 100 Students Partake in Relay for Life

Students from Eastern Connecticut State University came out in force for the 20th year of the Greater Windham Relay for Life, held at Eastern’s Athletic Complex on Oct. 15 and 16. More than...

Posted on October 22, 2016 by Jolene Potter

Edmondson Coaches Olympic Gold

Fans of Eastern athletics have spent almost 30 years enjoying the grace, wisdom, strength and athleticism of two-time All American Bonnie Edmondson ’87. This year, Edmondson took her skills...

Posted on October 02, 2016

Eastern’s Eighth Annual Poverty Awareness Marathon

Eastern Connecticut State University held its eighth annual Poverty Awareness Marathon on Sept. 23. More than 400 food items were donated to the Covenant Soup Kitchen and Windham Area Interfaith...

Posted on September 27, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Wins President’s Cup for Second Straight Year

For the third time in the seven-year history of the award and for the second straight year, Eastern Connecticut State University has earned the Presidents’ Cup for the 2015-16 academic year....

Posted on June 23, 2016 by Bob Molta

Eastern’s Hockey Team Named NECHA American Conference Champions

The Eastern Connecticut State University club hockey team claimed the title of American Conference champions of the Northeast Collegiate Hockey Association (NECHA) on Feb. 21 with a 4-2 victory...

Posted on February 16, 2016 by Mike Rouleau

Coaches vs. Cancer

Eastern's basketball teams had a great turnout for the Coaches vs. Cancer games on Jan. 27. This annual event raised close to $1,000 for the American Cancer Society. Fans were able to...

Posted on February 04, 2016 by caption

Eastern and DeCasanova Support Marrow Registry

Eastern Connecticut State University continued its support for people with life-threatening blood diseases on Dec. 1 by hosting its fifth marrow registry in the past three years. Eastern first got...

Posted on December 04, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Club Hockey Helps Raise Money for Autism Awareness

Eastern Connecticut State University’s club hockey team beat Roger Williams University (RWU) by a score of 6-2 on Nov. 21, in a special game played to support autism awareness. The players...

Posted on November 25, 2015 by Christina Rossomando

Eastern Athletes Win Top Academic Award

Little East Conference (LEC) Commissioner Cora Brumley has announced that Eastern Connecticut State University has earned the Presidents Cup as the top academic institution in the league. The...

Posted on November 02, 2015 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Supports Windham Relay For Life

Eastern Connecticut State University had another strong showing of support at the annual Relay For Life of Greater Windham, held Oct. 17–18 at the Mansfield Athletic Complex. With...

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Cross-Country Team Volunteers at Hartford Marathon

The cross-country team at Eastern Connecticut State University volunteered at the Hartford Marathon on Oct. 10, assisting athletes with disabilities through the races. Nine members of the team...

Posted on October 14, 2015 by Micheal Rouleau

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

Eastern Student Jill Olderman to Intern for Israel Lacrosse

Eastern student Jillian Olderman is one of the few young people in the United States to intern with Israel Lacrosse this summer. From June 1 to July 29, Olderman will develop the sport of lacrosse...

Posted on June 02, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Rugby Team Organizes and Hosts Plunge for Hunger

Eastern Connecticut State University’s rugby team hosted the fourth annual Plunge for Hunger in Lauter Park on Feb. 7 to benefit the Covenant Soup Kitchen. While Assistant rugby coach Ray...

Posted on February 12, 2015 by Ryan King