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ENC students travel to Kenya to study at Africa Nazarene University

June 13, 2018

Last month, a team of ten Eastern students spent three weeks in Nairobi, Kenya as part of a summer Fusion trip. The trip was made possible through a developing partnership with Africa Nazarene University (ANU). ENC intercultural studies professor Julene Tegerstrand said she first planned the trip as an opportunity for students to earn class…

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Unprecedented year leaves just three classes to fund to full endowment

May 29, 2018

In the last eleven months, ten class scholarships at ENC have reached endowment: classes of 1981, 1985, 1988, 1994, 1996, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2010, and 2017. This is the first time that many class scholarships have been endowed in one calendar year since the inception of the Every Class a Scholarship (ECAS) Initiative in 2002…

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Eastern to join NECC in 2018-19

May 25, 2018

The Department of Athletics will join the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) beginning in the 2018-19 academic year. Currently, ENC belongs to the Commonwealth Coast Conference. The decision to join the NECC followed a lengthy process of evaluating opportunities designed to position ENC Athletics for continued and sustainable success. “Our excitement for joining the NECC…

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Meet: Rick Reyenger

May 11, 2018

Occupation: CEO, Marine Accessories Corporation Town of Residence: Maryville, Tenn. Graduation Year: 1974 Major: Psychology Why did you decide to attend ENC? I was what you’d refer to as a townie. I grew up in Quincy, attended Quincy public schools, and graduated from Quincy High School. After high school, I spent nearly three years in…

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Fusion trip to Zambia leaves this month

May 3, 2018

This month, 13 students will travel abroad to Zambia as part of a 15-day Fusion mission trip. The trip is being led by psychology professor Dr. Catherine Bell and her husband, soccer coach Mark Bell. While this is the first time the trip has been done through Eastern, the Bells are no strangers to Zambia.…

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Married couple to graduate from AGS program together

April 23, 2018

When Shauna and David Fenty first got married and started having children, they had to put their education on pause. The timing wasn’t right and David said they needed to focus on working – but Shauna knew she wanted to go back someday. On May 6, the couple will walk across the stage together at…

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Eastern launches “True to ENC” campaign

April 7, 2018

On Thursday, Eastern launched its second annual “True to ENC” campaign. The goal of the campaign is to recruit 1,000 donors by graduation on May 6 as well as commit 100 donors to enroll in monthly giving. If successful, ENC will receive a match gift of $100,000. “True to ENC” can be taken to mean…

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Campus sandwich ministry teaches students how to serve the community

April 3, 2018

When sophomore TJ Vonderchek first came to Eastern, he, like many students, was excited to take a trip into Boston and explore the city. What he wasn’t prepared for was the amount of men and women he would encounter living on the streets downtown. “You go in and you see so many people living on…

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Jan Weisen shares in chapel about his miraculous coma recovery

March 21, 2018

by Julia Seeley ENC finance coordinators Jan Weisen and his wife, Sheryl, shared their testimony in chapel on Friday of how Jan was given a second chance at life after a month-long coma. In 2012 Jan was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. After the initial diagnosis, doctors recommended various treatment options…

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