Barbato enjoys perfect fall at CCU
Justin Barbato of Shelton, a business major, made the President’s List, earning a perfect 4.0 GPA, during the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University.
Area Eastern students recognized at 'English Night'
The English Department at Eastern Connecticut State University held its semesterly celebration of student excellence this December. "English Night" featured an awards ceremony, induction into the Sigma Tau Delta international honor society and student presentations.

Among the students recognized were:


  • Allison Brown '19 of Shelton, who was inducted into Sigma Tau Delta.

  • Courtney Sissick '20 of Shelton, who was also inducted into Sigma Tau Delta.


In order to qualify, English students must have completed a minimum of four 200-level English courses, a minimum average GPA of 3.5 in English courses and an overall 3.0 GPA. Members are eligible for select scholarships, internship opportunities and other benefits.

"We have hosted English Night at the end of each semester for decades," said Barbara Little-Liu, professor and chair of the English Department. "The various awards, scholarships and other forms of recognition give us a chance to celebrate all of our outstanding students, from freshmen to seniors."