Eastern Connecticut State University recently released its list of newly enrolled students for the spring 2013 semester.
Ashley Apuzzo of Storrs Mansfield, is attending Eastern this spring. Apuzzo's major is Pre-Early Childhood Education.
Amber Banfield of Mansfield Center, is attending Eastern this spring. Banfield's major is Psychology.
Jan Ouellette of Storrs, is attending Eastern this spring. Ouellette's major is Computer Science.
Lucinda Shaiken of Storrs, is attending Eastern this spring. Shaiken's major is Spanish.
Katelyn Walker of Mansfield Center, is attending Eastern this spring. Walker's major is Pre-Elementary Education.
Elizabeth Wolter of Storrs, is attending Eastern this spring. Wolter's major is General Studies.
"We are pleased that these students have decided to attend Eastern and has the opportunity to experience the benefits of our liberal arts education while enjoying student life on our beautiful campus," said Ned Harris, director of enrollment management. Harris notes that Eastern students come from 162 of Connecticut's 169 towns, from 26 other states and from 44 other countries.
Founded in 1889 as a two-year normal school training elementary schoolteachers for jobs in Connecticut schools, Eastern has grown to become a comprehensive, master's degree-granting institution of approximately 5,400 students recognized by such publications as U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review.
Approximately 60 percent of students live on campus, enjoying the small classes, more than 70 student clubs and vibrant campus culture found at Eastern.