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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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Sophomore Richard Hoyt Serves in National Guard during Pandemic

Eastern Connecticut State University sophomore Richard Hoyt is serving in the Army National Guard during the COVID-19 pandemic as a transportation coordinator at commodities warehouse in New...

Posted on May 06, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Freshman Jacob Schumacher Deployed in COVID-19 Relief Effort

Army Reserve member and freshman Jacob Schumacher was recently deployed to serve as part of Connecticut’s COVID-19 relief effort. Schumacher’s daily roles consist of maintaining and...

Posted on April 22, 2020 by Michael Rouleau

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Eastern Recognized as a Military-Support College of Distinction

Eastern Connecticut State University has been named a recipient of the inaugural 2020-21 Military Support Colleges of Distinction Award. The award, presented by “Colleges of...

Posted on April 15, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Celebrates Veterans Day 100 Years after WWI

Eastern Connecticut State University held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 9 in the Student Center. Two days before the 100th anniversary of the close of World War I (Armistice Day, Nov....

Posted on November 09, 2018 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Celebrates Veterans Day

The campus community at Eastern Connecticut State University came together on Nov. 10 in celebration of Veterans Day. The heartfelt ceremony featured remarks by university dignitaries and...

Posted on November 13, 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

Veterans are “a Rather Elite Group”

Colonel Frederick Miclon Jr., director of staff at the Joint Force Headquarters for the Connecticut National Guard, delivered the keynote address on Nov. 11, Veteran’s Day, during Eastern...

Posted on November 14, 2016 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern Named a 2017 Vet-Friendly College by USNWR

Eastern Connecticut State University is the 14th highest ranked public institution in the north when it comes to being a “Best College for Veterans,” according to U.S. News and World...

Posted on October 01, 2016 by Edward Osborn

Eastern Pays Homage on Veterans Day

Sean M. Connolly, commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Veterans’ Affairs was the keynote speaker at Eastern Connecticut State University’s annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov....

Posted on November 11, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Ranked a “Best College for Veterans”

Eastern Connecticut State University is the ninth highest ranked public institution in the north when it comes to being a “Best College for Veterans,” according to U.S. News and World...

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern’s Veterans Center, Serving Hundreds of Students

Approximately five percent of the student body at Eastern Connecticut State University—nearly 300 people— are military veterans. Eastern’s veterans center held an open house on...

Posted on April 08, 2015 by Michael Rouleau