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Eastern Hosts Mentoring Event with International Women's Forum of CT

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted the International Women’s Forum of Connecticut (IWFCT) on March 11 for an event titled “Mentoring Matters: Mentor Her." The event...

Posted on March 13, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Alyssiah Wiley 'get to know Alyssiah' table

Alyssiah Wiley Basketball Tournament Aims to End Relationship Violence

Eastern Connecticut State University hosted a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Oct. 9 to honor former student Alyssiah Wiley. The event featured an array of activities aimed at raising awareness of...

Posted on October 10, 2019 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Students ‘Take Back the Night’ Against Sexual Assault

Eastern Connecticut State University students, faculty and staff took a stand against sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence in October with a series of events...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Clothesline project t-shirts displayed with t-shirts that show support for interpersonal violence awareness.

Eastern Students ‘Take Back the Night’ Against Sexual Assault

Eastern Connecticut State University students, faculty and staff took a stand against sexual assault, domestic violence and other forms of interpersonal violence in October with a series of events...

Posted on November 01, 2018 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Relay for Life Impacts Many

Cancer fighters, survivors and supporters came out in force on Oct. 14 for the annual Relay for Life of Greater Windham, which has generated more than $78,000 in donations. Hosted at the sports...

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Jordan Corey

‘Yes Means Yes’: Affirmative Consent

The Sexual Assault and Interpersonal Violence Response Team (SAIV-RT) at Eastern Connecticut State University partnered with Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) to present “The...

Posted on October 20, 2017 by Jolene Potter

Eastern Presents Ella T. Grasso Awards

Eastern Connecticut State University presented its 2017 Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards on March 29 to student Valerie Vance ’17, Kinesiology and Physical Education Professor...

Posted on April 04, 2017 by Dwight Bachman

Betsy Wade Speaks at Eastern

On March 22, Eastern Connecticut State University hosted “Time with Betsy Wade: A legend in the Fight for Women’s Rights.” Wade was the first woman to hold the job as a copy...

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Casey Gagnon

Unity Wing Welcomes Students of All Identities

The Arthur L. Johnson Unity Wing at Eastern Connecticut State University held an open house on Sept. 8 for the Pride Center, Intercultural Center and Women’s Center. Located on the ground...

Posted on September 12, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Examining Depictions of Masculinity

On April 13, Duane de Four, an educator, media critic and activist working to prevent sexual assault, spoke to a diverse audience at Eastern Connecticut State University about the true cost of the...

Posted on April 20, 2015 by Kelsey Tuller

Three Outstanding Women Recognized at Ella Grasso Awards

Three women who work tirelessly to promote women’s rights and gender equality were recipients of the Ella T. Grasso Distinguished Service Awards on March 25 at Eastern Connecticut State...

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Anti-Intimate Partner Violence Campaign Comes to Eastern

Linda Blozie of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CCADV), spokesperson for the 10×10 Campaign, visited Eastern Connecticut State University on Feb. 26 to talk about intimate...

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Michael Rouleau