Welcome to Our New Website!

We promise to keep updating it if you promise to keep visiting.

The Ethnic Heritage Center (EHC) is a consortium of five local historical societies based on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University. The EHC is a registered 501(c)3 charitable organization.


Screenshot 2018-12-19 at 3.12.21 PM

We are in the process of moving to another location on the SCSU campus. It is costly to move all our exhibits and extensive archival holdings, many of which are delicate materials that require us to hire experienced professional movers. Please consider donating to our RELOCATION FUND at this link.


IN MEMORIAM VALERIE BERTRAND (1946-2017): We are very sad to announce that our President Val Bertrand passed away on July 13, 2017. We are shocked and devastated by this loss and our thoughts are with Val’s family at this difficult time. Read obit.

Screenshot 2018-11-30 at 5.13.43 PM


Congratulations to new SCSU President Joe Bertolino. Welcome, President Joe! We look forward to working with you in the years to come. 

Image result for joe bertolino scsu