Tag Archives: EAST

The ‘Whoas’ of 2016

Note from Matt: Today we’re turning over the EASTWord to the “man behind the curtain,” Spencer Watson. Spencer is our Communications Manager and my editor-in-residence (not an easy job). Spencer wanted to apply his super power to the blog. I’ll … Continue reading

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Exceptional Exemplars

NOTE: You can find this blog entry and more stories from around the Initiative in the upcoming issue of EAST Quarterly, available Dec. 1 at https://issuu.com/eastquarterly.   In 2009 we quietly started a special program to recognize outstanding EAST students who … Continue reading

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Summit Summit Disrupt Summit

I promised last time that I would report back on what I learned during my sojourn up into the Boston Mountains, but I’m not sure that I can relate it all in a single blog post. Over the course of … Continue reading

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Introducing EAST Night In

For the past eight years, the EAST Initiative has coordinated the efforts of local EAST programs in a National Open House event we call EAST Night Out. EAST Night Out is designed to be a fall event that is a … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

A review of summer happenings and a look ahead at the special year to come. Continue reading

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Requiem for an EAST Leader

Sometimes words fail you. Many times they aren’t enough. I’m facing such a time today; I’m having to say goodbye to someone that I shouldn’t even be contemplating saying goodbye to. I’m having to say goodbye to someone that, by … Continue reading

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Early Fall Gallimaufry

Every year at our Summer Seminar we include a session we call the Gallimaufry. This is a session that basically covers updates, announcements and other things that don’t really fit anywhere else. It’s an odd name, I know, and one … Continue reading

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