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3 ECSU Foundation gifts benefit history center, career services, STEP/CAP

Three programs at Eastern Connecticut State University — in Connecticut history, career services and summer transition — will benefit from recent gifts to the ECSU Foundation.

Posted on November 17, 2023 by Lucinda Weiss

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Aidan Reiss receives inaugural Yaps Memorial Scholarship

Music major Aidan Reiss ’26 of Stafford Springs is the first-ever recipient of the Wendy (Taylor) and Everett W. Yaps Memorial Endowed Scholarship, which was funded through a historic gift...

Posted on September 06, 2023 by Ed Osborn

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ECSU Foundation Golf Tournament draws support for scholarships

The annual Eastern Connecticut State University Golf Tournament on June 26 drew nearly 80 golfers to the Wethersfield Country Club for a day of golf that will support student scholarships, the...

Posted on June 28, 2023 by Lucinda Weiss

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7th annual #WarriorsGive raises $84,000

The seventh annual #WarriorsGive fundraising campaign that concluded on Nov. 14 generated $84,629, including an anonymous matching gift of $21,629.

Posted on December 08, 2022

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Eastern serves turkey and trimmings to 300 community members
16th Day of Giving returns to campus

Eastern Connecticut State University’s 16th annual Day of Giving on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was the only turkey dinner that many participants would have this holiday. More than 300...

Posted on November 23, 2022 by Lucinda Weiss

Andrej 5K

Virtual Andrej 5k draws international participation

The ECSU Foundation called upon the Eastern community to participate in the fifth annual Andrej 5k Fun Run & Walk from Sept. 16–18. The ceremonial race serves as a fundraising memorial...

Posted on September 28, 2022 by Jack Jones

Take 6 a capella group

Fall concert series brings a cappella legends Take 6 and jazz great Arturo Sandoval
Concerts support Kevin Crosbie Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Eastern Connecticut State University will host a fall concert series featuring two world-class acts in support of scholarships for Eastern students. Titled “Great Music Fostering...

Posted on August 22, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Waterbury Promise

Eastern partners with Waterbury Promise
Partnership matches scholarships for Waterbury students

Eastern Connecticut State University is the first Connecticut State University (CSU) to partner with Waterbury Promise, Inc. to provide increased financial aid to students residing in Waterbury....

Posted on July 07, 2022 by Amanda Irwin

President Núñez and honorees at President’s Leadership Luncheon and Awards ceremony

Leadership Luncheon honors 4 outstanding donors, alumni
Ceremony returns after 3-year pandemic hiatus

Eastern Connecticut State University honored four members of its alumni and donor community on June 10 at its annual President’s Leadership Luncheon and Awards ceremony. The event gathered...

Posted on June 15, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Accounting Banquet

Eastern holds 26th annual accounting banquet
Attorney Joseph Lobe ’03 urges due diligence when reviewing contracts

The Accounting Program held its 26th annual banquet on April 19 in the Betty R. Tipton Room. The event gathered more than 100 accounting alumni, current students, faculty and university officials...

Posted on April 20, 2022 by Michael Rouleau

Day of Giving

Eastern celebrates 15th annual of Day of Giving
500 meals distributed to Willimantic community residents

For the 15th consecutive year, Eastern Connecticut State University served a special Thanksgiving meal on Nov. 24 to Willimantic community members in need. In past years, the “Day of...

Posted on November 24, 2021 by Ed Osborn

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Campus Briefs

Samantha Warshauer performs at Carnegie Hall; Eastern Theatre to present ‘The Place That Made You’; ‘Big Read’ program kicks off with ‘The Artist as Witness’;...

Posted on October 12, 2021

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Eastern holds 4th annual Andrej 5k race

Eastern Connecticut State University held the 4th Annual Andrej 5K Fun Run/Walk at Mansfield Hollow State Park on Sept. 18. Sponsored by the Office of Institutional Advancement, the annual race...

Posted on September 24, 2021 by Bobbi Brown


ECSU Foundation awards $500K in 2020-21

The ECSU Foundation, Inc., Eastern Connecticut State University’s philanthropic arm, has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to more than 450 students in the 2020-21 academic year.

Posted on January 05, 2021 by Bobbi Brown


Campus Briefs

ECSU Foundation awards $500,000 in scholarships; CAB wins programming excellence award; English major Lucy Truszkowski accepted for publication in 'Xchanges Journal.'

Posted on January 04, 2021

Day of Giving

Local soup kitchen hosts Eastern’s annual Day of Giving

The Covenant Soup Kitchen in collaboration with Eastern Connecticut State University distributed hundreds of Thanksgiving meals on Nov. 25 to Willimantic community members in need. As part of...

Posted on November 27, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Campus Briefs

#WarriorsGive raises $98,195; CCE volunteers produce educational videos for local children; Dean Carmen Cid serves as ESA research collection editor; Eastern holds Veterans Day ceremony; and...

Posted on November 18, 2020

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Golfers go for the Green to Support Eastern Students

Despite the uncertain times of COVID-19, 80 golfers participated in the annual Eastern golf tournament on Oct. 6 at the Wethersfield Country Club, sponsored by the ECSU Foundation, Inc.

Posted on October 16, 2020 by Ed Osborn

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Eastern Celebrates Hartford, New Haven Promise Scholars

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Office of Continuing Studies and Enhanced Learning (CSEL) held a reception for Promise Scholar recipients on Nov. 13 in the Fine Arts Instructional Center.

Posted on November 13, 2019 by Bobbi Brown


Andrej 5K Raises more than $17,000 in Honor of Late Eastern Grad

The second annual Andrej 5K Fun Run/Walk, held Sept. 28, has raised more than $17,000 as of Oct. 10 in honor of late Eastern graduate Andrej Cavarkapa ’09. More than 150 people showed up for...

Posted on October 09, 2019 by Vania Galicia

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Eastern Expands Partnership with New Haven Promise Program

Beginning with the fall 2020 semester, Eastern Connecticut State University will expand its partnership with the New Haven Promise program to provide opportunities to students receiving New Haven...

Posted on June 24, 2019 by Ed Osborn

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President Núñez Supports New Haven Promise

Eastern Connecticut State University President Elsa Núñez joined five other Connecticut university and college presidents on Feb. 1 to support the Fair Haven School, a neighborhood K-8...

Posted on February 04, 2019 by Ed Osborn

Hurley Hall was the venue for the Day of Giving

Eastern Opens Arms to Willimantic with Annual Day of Giving

More than 500 local Willimantic residents enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal at the 12th annual Day of Giving at Eastern Connecticut State University on Nov. 21.

Posted on November 26, 2018 by Jordan Corey

The award winners of the 2018 Leadership Luncheon pose for a group photo.

Leadership Luncheon Recognizes Outstanding Donors and Alumni

A spirit of celebration and good will was in the air when Eastern Connecticut State University held its annual President’s Leadership Awards Luncheon on March 16 to honor the...

Posted on March 26, 2018 by Ed Osborn

Eastern Hosts Annual Bowlathon

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted its annual Bowlathon on March 4 at Willi Bowl in Windham. This annual tradition brings together Eastern students, alumni, faculty, local businesses and...

Posted on March 05, 2017 by Christina Rossamondo

Two Local Foundations Establish Scholarship in Memory of Chronicle Publisher

The Jeffrey P. Ossen Family Foundation has partnered with local philanthropist David Foster and his wife Marilyn to create a scholarship program in memory of the late Kevin Crosbie, long-time...

Posted on May 05, 2015 by Ed Osborn