March 20, 2018

Eastern Students Participate in University Clubs


Willimantic, CT - Many Eastern Connecticut State University students participate in Eastern's clubs during the academic year. The student club programs range from social to educational, physical to spiritual and civic engagement programs that benefit and enrich the Eastern community.

Alexander Buteau '21 of Rumford, RI, participated in the Fencing Club during the fall 2017 semester. Buteau's major is New Media Studies.

Lauren Landry '20 of Rumford, RI, participated in the Love Your Melon Club during the fall 2017 semester. Landry's major is Psychology.

Eastern students who participate in clubs/organizations excel in the classroom and do better academically than students who do not participate. Students participating in clubs had an average GPA of 3.10, much higher than the 2.94 average for students who do not participate in any of the clubs/organizations.
Clubs/organizations planned and implemented numerous events for the semester. These programs have a direct impact on the daily life of all students on Eastern's campus. The programs range from social to educational, physical to spiritual and civic engagement programs, many of which also benefit the local community.

Eastern Connecticut State University is the state of Connecticut's public liberal arts university, serving more than 5,300 students annually at its Willimantic campus and satellite locations. In addition to attracting students from 163 of Connecticut's 169 towns, Eastern also draws students from 26 other states and 20 other countries. A residential campus offering 40 majors and 65 minors, Eastern offers students a strong liberal art foundation grounded in an array of applied learning opportunities. Ranked the 25th top public university in the North Region by U.S. News and World Report in its 2018 Best College ratings, Eastern has also been awarded "Green Campus" status by the Princeton Review eight years in a row. For more information, visit
It is the policy of Eastern Connecticut State University to ensure equal access to its events. If you are an individual with a disability and will need accommodations for this event, please contact the Office of University Relations at (860) 465-5735.


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