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Important Residency Determination InformationBeginning Monday, March 6, 2017, there will be an additional residency determination step required in order to qualify as an in-state student. All students seeking to be classified as an in-state student are strongly encouraged to complete and submit their application before March 6. If you have any questions, please feel free to give us a call at 252-328-6640.
Aiming HighThe thing about Cecil Staton is that no matter how you try, you just can’t pin him down into one column. Is he an academic or an entrepreneur? A politician or an administrator? A moderate scholar or a conservative legislator? “It’s hard to get me in a box, though people try to do that,” East Carolina University’s new chancellor says [...]
ECU Helps Communities Recover from MatthewOn Halloween, Jessica Parker worked near the corner of U.S. 17 Business in Windsor, shoveling gravel into potholes in a town park along the Cashie River, which had flooded a couple of weeks earlier. The work meant something to her because Windsor is where her grandmother lives. “I’ve got ties to Windsor, and they’ve been devastated so many times, I [...]
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From Fashion to Communication: What I’m Studying
By: lipscombl13, On: 10 Feb 2017 12:33I was one of those students that switched majors late into my college career. Originally, I was a Fashion Merchandising major with a minor in Communication, but just last year (my junior year), I decided to switch the two up. Now, I am a Communication major with a concentration in Media Studies and a minor in Fashion Merchandising. I came [...]
Fun Activities for Chilly Days!
By: lipscombl13, On: 30 Jan 2017 13:02It’s that time of the year where we’re all snuggled up in blankets and wearing extra layers just for walking outside. While some people enjoy the cold weather, many people avoid going outside due to the sudden low temperatures. However, just because it’s cold outside doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop! Check out some fun activities to try [...]
Even the Smallest Services Go a Long Way
By: lipscombl13, On: 01 Dec 2016 20:34East Carolina University’s motto is Servire, meaning to serve. When I first arrived at ECU, I didn’t know where to start serving. After all, there were so many clubs and organizations that wanted to help the community. My friend told me about ECU’s Student Activities Board (SAB) and how she really enjoyed it. Curious about their services, I asked her to [...]
Millennial Train Journey
By: lipscombl13, On: 01 Dec 2016 18:22An East Carolina University Honors College student’s app led to an invitation to ride the Millennial Trains Project this summer. Mona Amin, a senior majoring in biology at ECU, co-created a smartphone app called Freshspire that notifies consumers about discounts on perishable foods nearing the expiration date, allowing them to take advantage of lower prices and helping retailers throw away [...]
Pirate Profiles: Ellen Franks
By: lipscombl13, On: 01 Dec 2016 18:09Ellen Franks, a U.S. Air Force veteran and mother of four children, said one reason she chose East Carolina University is because of its support of veterans. “Everyone who works with the student veteran services office is very helpful and respectful,” said Franks. Franks, whose final military assignment was at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in Goldsboro, decided to go [...]