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Eastern inducts hundreds into honor societies in spring 2024

More than 20 academic programs and departments at Eastern Connecticut State University recognized student achievements this spring 2024 semester during honor society inductions and award ceremonies.

Posted on May 16, 2024

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Culinary scholar traces Asian American foodways in Connecticut

A culinary scholar recently hosted a discussion at Eastern Connecticut State University about the impact of Asian American foodways and culture across the state.

Posted on April 13, 2023 by Noel Teter

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Eastern celebrates International Mother Language Day

Students at Eastern Connecticut State University whose primary languages are not English took the opportunity to celebrate their linguistic and cultural diversity on International Mother Language...

Posted on February 24, 2023 by Noel Teter

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Campus Briefs

Warriors baseball and softball ranked nationally; ‘What’s Up, Warriors?’ podcast features President Núñez; Student Colleen Goff selected for CT Poetry Circuit; Eastern...

Posted on April 06, 2022


Eastern offers new minor in medical interpreting in Spanish

COVID-19 is just one reason why Eastern Connecticut State University’s Department of Health Science and its World Languages and Cultures Department are partnering to offer a new...

Posted on September 01, 2021 by Dwight Bachman

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French students raise funds for young Haitian women’s education

For the third year in a row, Eastern Connecticut State University students enrolled in French Professor Michelle Bacholle’s “Perspectives on Women’s Issues” class have...

Posted on December 07, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Book cover of “Into the Beautiful North” by Luis Alberto Urrea.

Eastern to host National Endowment for the Arts 'Big Read' extravaganza

Beginning Oct. 7 and running through Dec. 3, Eastern Connecticut University will lead a series of local events as part of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) annual “Big Read”...

Posted on August 31, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Marie-Celie Agnant lectures on her experience writing about Haiti and social activism.

Renowned Author Marie-Celie Agnant Speaks At Eastern

Renowned author and activist Marie-Celie Agnant visited Eastern Connecticut State University on March 4 to lecture on her experience writing about Haitian diaspora and social activism. During her...

Posted on March 09, 2020 by Molly Boucher

Students from the "Global and French Perspective on Women's Issues" class table the sticker fundraiser.

French Students Hold Fundraiser for Scholarships in Haiti

Students in the class “Global and French Perspective on Women’s Issues” at Eastern Connecticut State University recently organized a community engagement project to support...

Posted on December 13, 2019 by Bobbi Brown

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Ribbons of Remembrance: Comforting Suicide Survivors

On Nov. 21, in the Paul E. Johnson Sr. Community Conference Room in the J. Eugene Smith Library, French Professor Michèle Bacholle of the World Languages and Cultures Department collaborated...

Posted on November 30, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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French Professor Bacholle Named CSU Professor

On June 20, the Board of Regents for Higher Education awarded the title of Connecticut State University (CSU) Professor to French Professor Michelle Bacholle for the 2019-20 academic year. A member...

Posted on June 27, 2019 by Dwight Bachman

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Professor’s New Book Examines Stories of Suicide-Loss Survivors

Michèle Bacholle, French professor at Eastern Connecticut State University, recently published her sixth book, titled “Récits contemporains d’endeuillés après...

Posted on January 17, 2019 by Jordan Corey

Bacholle and He Wrap up Fall Faculty Scholars Forum

Eastern faculty continue to showcase their scholarship on a wide range of research topics, which they share during lunch presentations at the Faculty Scholars Forum.

Posted on December 11, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

Eastern to Hold 3 Native American Heritage Month Events

Eastern Connecticut State University will host three events in commemoration of Native American Heritage Month in late October and November.

Posted on October 19, 2018 by Jolene Potter

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Eastern Students Enjoy Field Course in Ghana, West Africa

In late May 2018, Eastern students traveled to Ghana, West Africa with Lecturer Shelly Gimenez of the Department of Health Sciences.The group was hosted by the Rural Health Project Africa, an NGO...

Posted on July 25, 2018 by Dwight Bachman

‘Thread City’ Dazzles Audiences with Unique Tale of Immigration

The ever-relevant topic of immigration was on dramatic display from Oct. 11-15 when Eastern Connecticut State University premiered “Thread City,” a unique performance that...

Posted on October 23, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Bradley Camp Davis, assistant professor of history at Eastern

Eastern Professor Authors Book on Banditry and Borderlands

After more than a decade of research and travel throughout China and Southeast Asia, Bradley Camp Davis, assistant professor of history at Eastern Connecticut State University, has authored...

Posted on January 26, 2017 by Michael Rouleau

Eastern Professor Publishes Fifth Book

Michèle Bošković, French professor at Eastern Connecticut State University recently published her fifth book, “Un appelé dans la guerre d’Algérie:...

Posted on October 28, 2016 by Jolene Potter

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