The Daily Eastern News

Freshmen numbers up 24.5 percent from last year, total headcount up 7 percent

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2018

Editor’s note: An additional story will be published in Thursday’s edition of The Daily Eastern News that takes a closer look at the factors that went into the increase in enrollment, how the increase in enrollment has affected Housing and Dining and the current retention efforts the university is u...

Transfer students find smooth transition

Cassady Jackson, Contributing Writer

April 17, 2017

With a mix of new programs and old methods, Eastern has been making the push to attract transfer students. Rita Pearson, a transfer coordinator, said counselors do everything possible to help prospective students. Some strategies she mentioned were conducting unofficial evaluations of transfer...

Teson, Blackmon, Muldoon decide to transfer

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Sophomores Casey Teson, Marshawn Blackmon and Patrick Muldoon are transferring and will no longer play in the Eastern basketball program. As a freshman, Teson was relied on heavily but saw his minutes severely decrease from 848 to 603 as a sophomore. In his freshman year Teson shared the team high i...

Transfer agreement targets Heartland students

Derrin Coad, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2015

Editor's Note: This story has been updated as of 7 p.m. 6/10/15. Eastern and Heartland Community College in Bloomington reached a reverse transfer agreement on May 19 to assist incoming transfer students from Heartland earn their associate degree. The reverse transfer agreement allows transfer...

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