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The President’s Task Force on Racial Justice
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December 21, 2020
Christmas Message from President Connell

Merry Christmas to you and yours from all of us at Eastern Nazarene College!

December 8, 2020
The Eastern Nazarene College Board of Trustees elects Dr. Melody Eckardt as its new chair

The Eastern Nazarene College Board of Trustees has elected Dr. Melody Eckardt as its new chair.   Dr. Eckardt is a graduate of Messiah College, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and the Harvard School of Public Health.  She currently serves as Senior Maternal Health Advisor in the Global Health Innovation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital and […]

December 2, 2020
Eastern Nazarene College Professor Characterizes Origins of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Wuhan

Eastern Nazarene College Assistant Professor of Biology, Robert Logan, has co-authored a paper published by the journal Aging (Albany, NY), detailing the medical case studies of the first known patients in the world to die from the novel SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection, in Wuhan, China.    “Since the mutation rate in the COVID-19 virus seems to be […]

November 23, 2020
Thanksgiving Message from President Connell

A blessed Thanksgiving, from our ENC family to yours! On behalf of President Jack Connell and all of us at ENC, we wish you a blessed Thanksgiving!

November 19, 2020
Eastern Nazarene College Announces Tuition Freeze for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

Eastern Nazarene College announced today plans to freeze tuition rates for all undergraduate and graduate students for the 2021-22 academic year.    “We understand that our students and their families are facing a lot of economic pressure during this pandemic, and we want to come alongside them and do what we can to keep an […]

October 30, 2020
Message from President Connell on Christian Discourse in Today’s Political World

President Connell sent the following message to the ENC community on October 23, 2020: Dear ENC Community: You don’t need me to tell you that much of the political dialogue these days is ugly. I suggested at our academic convocation in August that this election season was shaping up to be a junior high food […]

October 23, 2020
Updates from Interim Academic Dean Dr. Bill McCoy

As we approach the mid-point of our fall 2020 semester, and look forward to our plans for spring 2021, we invite you to view this special update from Interim Academic Dean, Dr. Bill McCoy.

September 2, 2020
ENC Launches Presidential Task Force on Racial Justice

Announcement of co-chairs and members Dear ENC Community and Friends: The events of recent days have reminded us yet again of the painful realities of racism in our nation. While we can be grateful for the heightened awareness and deepened resolve that has developed over the last few months, we must also acknowledge that there […]

August 27, 2020
Transition in Academic Leadership: McCoy to Serve as Interim Academic Dean

Eastern Nazarene College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Bill McCoy, Associate Professor of History and Associate Academic Dean, as Interim Academic Dean for the remainder of the 2020-21 academic year, a role previously held by Dr. Bill Malas, who transitioned due to his return to the classroom as a professor of biblical […]

August 24, 2020
Eastern Nazarene College Welcomes Students Back to Dorms Amid Pandemic

The Patriot Ledger reports on students returning to Eastern Nazarene college for the fall semester. Read about Eastern Nazarene College’s reopening plannings and safety protocols on the Fall 2020 Reopening Plans page.

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