Eastern CREATE Conference to Showcase Student Art and Research

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WILLIMANTIC, CT (04/09/2018) Eastern Connecticut State University will host its premier academic and artistic conference of the year on April 13. CREATE-Celebrating Research Excellence and Artistic Talent at Eastern-will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Student Center and surrounding venues.

Hundreds of student researchers, artists and performers will present their talents at the annual conference. Students from all majors will lead oral and poster presentations, panel discussions, music and dance performances, art and photography exhibitions, as well as demonstrations by the New Media Studies program.

Registration will take place at 8 a.m. at the Student Center Café. Eastern President Elsa Nunez will present two undergraduate awards and two mentor awards to outstanding students and faculty members at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center's Betty R. Tipton Room.

For more information and to view the day's agenda, visit the CREATE website at http://www.easternct.edu/create/ or download the CREATE app at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/create-conference/id1357665224?mt=8.

Written by Michael Rouleau


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 www.easternct.edu.

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.