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Research and Graduate Studies
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    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Sam Myers
     Learn what graduate student Sam Myers is doing
     to make vacation rental homes more environmentally
     friendly and economically efficient.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Amanda McGhee
     She's a grad student on a mission to end homelessness.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Albee Ongsuco
     See why this Health Psychology Ph.D candidate wants
     students to be on their best behavior.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Mark Hand
     Doctoral Candidate Mark Hand's research on
     pressure ulcer prevention, may help improve the
     quality of nursing care of hospitalized morbidly obese
     patients.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Mahealani Kaneshiro-Pineiro
     Discover why this researcher is not afraid of jellyfish.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Karamie Bringhoff
     She's bringing old-time general stores into new
     ways of healthy eating.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Lance Bollinger
     Discover how graduate student Lance Bollinger's research
     on protein degradation may lead to treatment strategies
     for people with muscle atrophy.

    Graduate Researcher Profiles

     Kaitlin Morrison
     This graduate student searches for new targets for
     cancer drugs.
 
 



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 of the Southern Association of
 Colleges and Schools to award
 bachelor's, master's, and doctoral
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Mission Statement


The mission of the Graduate School is to realize its vision by creating and sustaining excellence in East Carolina University’s graduate programs, ensuring high-quality educational experiences and professional development for all of its graduate students, facilitating strategic development of graduate programs in selected areas of strength, and complimenting the University’s discovery (defined as research, scholarship, artistry, and other forms of creativity), outreach/service, and undergraduate teaching programs.

 

Vision Statement

 

The vision of the Graduate School at East Carolina University is to add value to the lives of students and society in eastern North Carolina, the state of North Carolina, the nation, and the world through the personal and professional development of graduate students in the arts, sciences, business, education, health professions, and a variety of other fields. The graduates of our degree and certificate programs will provide the intellectual capital that will enhance the reputation of East Carolina University and be capable of providing the leadership necessary for societal progress in a 21st century, globally-competitive world.