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Eastern named a 2020-21 ‘College of Distinction’

Colleges of Distinction has recognized Eastern Connecticut State University for a variety of distinctions in its 2020-21 rankings, including badges of distinction for Public Colleges, Connecticut...

Posted on June 23, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Celebrates ‘Read Across America' Day

As part of “National Read Across America Day” on March 2, Eastern Connecticut State University student volunteers from the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) teamed up with four...

Posted on March 04, 2020 by Vania Galicia

Kwangwon Lee

Professor Kwangwon Lee Shares His Eastern Experience at Indiana University

Assistant Professor of Education Kwangwon Lee recently spoke on a panel at his alma mater, Indiana University (IU) School of Education, about his journey as a young professor and his experiences...

Posted on February 20, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

Susannah Richards

Education Programs get an ‘A’ in National 'Teacher Prep Review’

Eastern Connecticut State University received two of only three “A” grades in all of Connecticut in the “2020 Teacher Prep Review” for quality of instruction in the...

Posted on February 04, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Stoloff Presents at Global Education Conference

David Stoloff, professor of education at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently presented at the Global Education Conference.

Posted on November 21, 2019 by Molly Boucher

Illustrator Raúl Colón spoke with students from two classes during his visit to Eastern.

Award-Winning Illustrator Raúl Colón Visits Eastern

Award-winning illustrator and picture book creator Raúl Colón visited Eastern Connecticut State University on Oct. 21 to speak about his journey as an artist and his process for creating...

Posted on October 23, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

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Holmes Program Grows Pool of Minority Teachers

School districts across the nation continue to face a lack of minority teachers. Eastern Connecticut State University’s participation in the Holmes Master’s Program seeks to alleviate...

Posted on July 11, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Named a 2019-20 ‘College of Distinction’

Eastern Connecticut State University has been named a 2019-20 College of Distinction by the college-guide organization Colleges of Distinction. In addition to the university-wide accolade,...

Posted on June 20, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Allison Lundy

Allison Lundy Wins National Student-Faculty Research Award

Eastern Connecticut State University student Allison Lundy ’19 was the sole recipient of the Council on Undergraduate Research’s (CUR) 2019 Education Division Student-Faculty...

Posted on June 20, 2019 by Vania Galicia

Mark Fabrizi speaks with faculty memebers

Fabrizi, Pakdil Win Top CSCU Faculty Awards

The Connecticut State Colleges and (CSCU) System’s Board of Regents’ (BOR) has named two faculty members at Eastern Connecticut State University as recipients of campus-level faculty...

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

Jeniel Edmons an eastern students reads to the children in the program.

Eastern Students Provide a ‘Jumpstart’ to Local Preschoolers

In a Willimantic, CT, classroom, more than a dozen preschoolers listen eagerly as an Eastern Connecticut State University student reads a book to them. It’s a ritual that both the student and...

Posted on February 21, 2019 by Raven Dillon

Timpani toy of the year.

Eastern Announces Results of 2018 TIMPANI Toy Study

On Dec. 4, Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education announced that “Magz Clix” (previously known as “Bottle Clix”) by Magz® has...

Posted on December 04, 2018 by Ed Osborn

English students posing in Tuscany, Italy.

English Students Study in Italy

A group of Eastern students, under the guidance of Professor Christopher Torockio, recently traveled to Italy to participate in the Creative Writing Abroad course. The students spent five weeks,...

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

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's Center for Early Childhood Education Reaches 1 Million on YouTube

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) has reached a milestone on its YouTube account- passing one million views this February. The YouTube...

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Casey Collins

Holmes Program at Eastern Develops Minority Teachers

-In partnership with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), Eastern Connecticut State University is continuing its participation in the Holmes Program.

Posted on February 14, 2018 by Casey Collins

Eastern’s CFDRC Reaccredited!

The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) at Eastern Connecticut State University was recently notified by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) that...

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Anne Pappalardo

Eastern Presents Pedro Noguera

“If we want to create a more equitable society, we must transform the way we teach our children.” That was the message that Pedro Noguera, distinguished professor of education in the...

Posted on November 20, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

‘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 a 2017 College of Distinction

Eastern Connecticut State University was recognized as a 2017-18 College of Distinction by the college-guide/ranking organization Colleges of Distinction. New this year, Colleges of Distinction is...

Posted on July 10, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Education students supervise preschool children on the climbing wall of the Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC)

Eastern's Teacher Preparation Program Achieves Reaccreditation

Eastern Connecticut State University recently received continued accreditation through fall 2021 from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), based on the standards of the...

Posted on May 30, 2017

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Former Washington Post Publisher Addresses Eastern Graduates

Former Washington Post Publisher Donald Graham told the graduates at Eastern Connecticut State University’s 127th Commencement exercises to “treasure this college. Eastern has given you...

Posted on May 23, 2017 by Ed Osborn

The Le Le Project, represented by FEMALES club members

Committed to Community: Eastern’s 2017 Service Expo

More than 20 projects were on display for Eastern Connecticut State University’s annual Service Expo and Awards on April 12. Held at St. Joseph Church in Willimantic, the annual ceremony was...

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern’s CECE Wins Sixth “Telly” Award

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) was recently notified that they have been awarded a bronze “Telly” Award for their promotional...

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Anne Pappalardo

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

Center for Early Childhood Education Wins Telly Award

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) was recently notified that they have been awarded a bronze “Telly” Award for their video,...

Posted on April 06, 2016 by Anne Pappalardo

Eastern Reveals 2015 TIMPANI Toy Study Results

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education announced on Dec. 7 that a wooden cash register produced by Hape Toys has been named the 2015 TIMPANI (Toys that...

Posted on December 08, 2015 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Partners with National Organization to Diversify the Teaching Profession

Eastern Connecticut State University is participating in a new national partnership to grow Connecticut’s teaching workforce. The Holmes Masters program is designed to attract and prepare...

Posted on October 13, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern’s Teacher Preparation Programs Approved for Five Years

On Sept. 2, the Connecticut State Board of Education voted unanimously to grant continuing approval to Eastern Connecticut State University’s teacher education programs through September 2019.

Posted on September 10, 2015 by Ed Osborn

First Annual Latin American and Caribbean Studies Conference

On April 24, Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its first Latin American and Caribbean Studies Conference. Many students and faculty were in attendance to learn from and engage with...

Posted on April 28, 2015 by Kelsey Tuller

Center for Early Childhood Education Videos Promote Good Teaching Habits

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education has released two videos that provide early childhood educators tips on how to turn classrooms into better learning...

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Ryan King