Aiming High

The 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 Matthew

On 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 [...]


Honors College to Double Enrollment

East Carolina University’s Honors College will enroll 100 more incoming freshmen next fall as part of an expansion plan that will double the number of students in the program. In fall 2017, the Honors College will enroll 200 students in its freshman class – up from 100 this year – with plans to admit 200 students in each incoming class [...]


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