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October 21, 2019
Homecoming 2019

ENC celebrated a momentous Homecoming this weekend, October 18-20, celebrating both the Inauguration of our new president, Dr. Jack Connell, and the college’s 100 years in Quincy. Nearly 400 alumni and friends gathered on Friday night in Lahue Physical Education Center to connect with classmates and reminisce at the Homecoming Celebration Dinner. Afterward, the ENC […]

October 3, 2019
UNRESERVED: Native American Student-Athletes Journey to ENC Women’s Basketball Program

Looking to defy the odds, six student-athletes from the women’s basketball team at Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) are using basketball as an opportunity to gain an education. Tariq Brownotter (McLaughlin, S.D.), Bailey Craig (Pleasanton, Calif.), Nahatabaa Nacoma (Chinle, Ariz.), Seniesha Sekaquaptewa (Second Mesa, Ariz.), Shante Slender (Kayenta, Ariz) and Mya Timms (Phoenix, Ariz.) each hail […]

September 27, 2019
Eastern Nazarene Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report’s recent release of the 2020 Best College Report recognized Eastern Nazarene College as a Best College in two categories. Among Regional Colleges in the North Region, Eastern Nazarene is ranked #29. Schools are ranked based on performance in a number of indicators of excellence. Additionally, ENC received a rank of […]

July 18, 2019
Free Edible Tour of Babcock Arboretum

Join us Thursday, August 1st at 6:00 PM for a special tour of Babcock Arboretum. Sample a variety of edible plants, herbs, fruits and more, and learn how to use local resources to develop a sustainable environment. Free and open to the public, the tour is part of the college’s 100th Anniversary in Quincy celebration. […]

May 17, 2019
ENC Claims Conference Championships & Reaches First NCAA Tournaments

The ENC women’s softball and men’s tennis teams captured the school’s first conference championships since 1999-2000 this spring, reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time.   The Lions’ softball team claimed the NECC Tournament title in dramatic fashion, winning three must-win games on the final day of the NECC Tournament and clinching the crown with a […]

May 7, 2019
Congratulations Class of 2019!

Rain subsided and excitement abounded as ENC celebrated it’s 97th Commencement on Saturday, May 4th. The 196 graduates of the Class of 2019 gathered in celebration with family and friends on the college’s front lawn. ENC’s new President, Rev. Dr. Jack Connell, presided over the ceremony. His commencement address titled “Why do people turn out […]

2019 Commencement
May 1, 2019
97th Commencement Ceremony

Can’t join us in Quincy for the 97th Commencement ceremony?  Join us via live stream by clicking here. Commencement will be held on the lawn.  Please note that location changes due to rain will be announced by 11 AM on Saturday morning, May 4th. Please check your Eastern Nazarene College email, e2campus alerts, and the […]

April 26, 2019
Celebrating 100 Years in Babcock Arboretum

On Thursday, May 16 at 6 PM, ENC will open its campus to the public for an historic tour of Babcock Arboretum. The tour is part of a year-long celebration of the college’s 100th Anniversary in Quincy. The rain date is set for Monday, May 20 at 6:00 PM. A registered arboretum, Babcock Arboretum is […]

April 8, 2019
Athletics Winter Wrap Up

The Eastern Nazarene College men’s and women’s basketball teams both advanced to the conference semifinals in their first year as members of the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC). Between the two teams, the Lions netted a 33-20 combined record, a 12-game improvement from their 2017-2018 campaigns. The ENC men’s basketball squad posted a 14-12 overall […]

March 18, 2019
Romeo and Juliet

The classic tale of star-crossed lovers by William Shakespeare comes to ENC. Taking as its concept that Romeo and Juliet could be teenagers in any urban environment where old money and new money collide, we bring Verona into the modern era where the city could be Boston’s Commonwealth Ave. or New York’s Upper East Side. […]

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