Past Issues

Spring 2019

Welcome to Bassett Hall

It took 167 years for Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett to be recognized not only as the first student of color to graduate from CCSU (class of 1853), but for his lifetime of achievements as a highly respected educator, prominent abolitionist, and the first African American ambassador from the United States. But once the ball got rolling,...

By Amy J. Barry

Fall 2019

Game changer: CCSU joins the gaming world in a big way

First impressions can be deceiving. When you look around the CCSU ESports Center, you will see students sitting at consoles in comfortable gaming chairs, controllers in hand, enthusiastically playing the latest video games. You may think this is an attractive, well-equipped space for students to congregate and have fun in their...

By Amy J. Barry

Summer/Fall 2018

Three sisters share a dream, then an alma mater

When they were girls living in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, N.Y., two sisters dreamed of growing up to be career women. With some help from the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) at CCSU, Elizabeth Angelillo and Christina Perez-Burby realized their dream years later and a world away in Connecticut. Now married with...

By Loretta Waldman

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Polish president visits CCSU

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Marisa Nadolny

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Amy J. Barry, Kate Callahan '14, Leslie Virostek

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John Atashian, Stan Godlewski, John Garaventa

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Chad Tower

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Diann Thomson

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