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The President’s Task Force on Racial Justice
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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.

August 17, 2020
Natara Gray Joins ENC as Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Diversity Outreach

Eastern Nazarene College is excited to announce that Natara Gray will be joining the college as Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Diversity Outreach starting on September 10, 2020. Natara comes to ENC with over 10 years of Admissions/Student Affairs experience within higher education. Her life’s work is to provide educational access and opportunities to youth. […]

August 5, 2020
Taisha Hendrickson Joins ENC as Director of Marketing and Communications

Eastern Nazarene College is pleased to announce that Taisha Hendrickson will be joining the college as the Director of Marketing and Communications starting on August 17, 2020. As Director of Marketing, Taisha will bring a wealth of experience in developing successful marketing and communications strategies to the role. Throughout her career she has worked diligently […]

July 16, 2020
Commencement – Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, We continue to be saddened about the abrupt way in which your final year at ENC ended.   You have responded to the many challenges and changes with resilience and grace, and we are proud of your many accomplishments. We look forward to celebrating those accomplishments at a commencement ceremony, and this […]

July 15, 2020
NECC Suspends Fall 2020 Intercollegiate Play, Looks to Spring Semester

Dear ENC Community, After significant discussion with conference leadership, the President’s Council of the New England Collegiate Conference has voted to suspend intercollegiate play during the upcoming fall semester. While the continued disruption of the normal rhythms within athletics is frustrating, our focus throughout has been on the health and safety of our student-athletes and […]

July 1, 2020
ENC Richmond Extension Site Just Announced

Eastern Nazarene College announces the final approval from New England Commission of Higher Education and the State Council for Higher Education in Virginia to open an extension site in Richmond, Virginia this fall. The site is part of the 210+ acre property of the Southside Church of the Nazarene and its affiliate, Guardian Christian Academy, […]

July 1, 2020
Homecoming Update and Virtual Summer Events

Message from the Office of Alumni Relations We hope this finds you all healthy and well, enjoying these summer months. In March and April, we wrote to you about the College’s immediate response to the novel coronavirus and described the ways we adjusted campus activity and our calendar of events to protect the health and […]

July 1, 2020
Message from President Connell – Presidential Task Force on Racial Justice Update

Also see June 17, 2020 announcement. In response to requests for more information about the status of the Presidential Task Force on Racial Justice, I am providing this update.  I hope and expect to be able to name the co-chairs of the Task Force within the next week or two.  The co-chairs and I will […]

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