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  • Learning Higher

    Learning Higher
    Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
  • Windham No Freeze Shelter holds benefit/open house

    Inside the Windham No Freeze Shelter's new location on Bridge Street, beds had been pushed against walls to make room for a performance space. "Bringing Our Hearts to the Homeless" was intended not only as an opportunity to gather donations for the...
  • Emily Becher named Rookie of Year for Little East Conference

    Emily Becher is at the top of her game. The Brooklyn native is a freshman at Eastern Connecticut State University where she recently finished playing her first college soccer season. On Nov. 11 she was named Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Year and...
  • Veterans' Day marked at Smith Middle School

    Many of Glastonbury's schools marked Veterans' Day with ceremonies and observances. Smith Middle School had assemblies and a flag ceremony to honor veterans on Nov. 11. At the two assemblies (one for each grade), social studies teacher Tim Neville spoke...
  • Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges

    Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges
    The Faculty Advisory Committee to the Board of Regents for Higher Education had harsh words Friday for a sweeping plan that aims to improve the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. The committee, which met in Hartford, said the Transform...
  • Western Faculty Have Grave Concerns, Disappointment In 'Transform' Plan

    Faculty and staff from Western Connecticut State University convened Thursday and had "grave" concerns about the plan to transform the state university and college system, a professor said after the meeting. Daniel W. Barrett, president of the university...
  • Railroad Museum highlighted at Historical Society Meeting

    The automobile may long have surpassed the locomotive as the most popular mode of travel, but America's fascination with railroading and preserving its history remains strong to this day. On Tuesday, Nov. 11, following their monthly business meeting, the...
  • ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President

    ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President
    The faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University decided Wednesday to organize a no confidence vote sometime soon on Regents President Gregory Gray and on plans to improve the state's university and college system. About 70 faculty members also...
  • After Provost Resigns, Faculty Express Concerns About State University Plan

    After Provost Resigns, Faculty Express Concerns About State University Plan
    Although it's not clear why Regents Provost Michael Gargano abruptly resigned Monday, it is clear that he did so amid growing concerns from faculty that a sweeping plan to improve the state university and college system does not adequately reflect the...
  • Regional Digest: Central Names Watras Captain

    Central Names Watras Captain Central Connecticut women's basketball coach Beryl Piper has announced that senior Kaley Watras will serve as captain this season. Watras, a native of Glastonbury, has played in all 87 games in her first three seasons. She...
  • State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War

    State Library Working On Record Of Connecticut's Role In The Great War
    Howard Swanson was just a little tyke when he and his father went to New Britain General Hospital to visit his Uncle Jake. It was a long time ago, the mid-1930s, but the 82-year-old Plainville resident vividly recalls his uncle, Jacob (Fred) Bernasconi,...