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  • Between the Lens: Photography and Writing Seminar
    By: Kayla Thompson, Honors College Sophomore As a student majoring in Multidisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Neuroscience, everything about an Honors College seminar with a fine arts credit made me uneasy. The lecture took place on the opposite end … Continue reading
  • ARGH 5K: EC Scholars Give Back
    By: Patrick Twisdale, EC Scholar and Honors College Sophomore Greenville Harvest is a non-profit organization that educates Greenville residents on the importance of healthy eating and sustaining the environment through gardens. This year, the EC Scholars decided to help this local organization by … Continue reading
  • Alumni Profile: Laura Brinn ’99
    Graduation Year and Majors: 1999 – BA in Communication and BS in German Current Position and Work History: Executive Director of Global Communications, Duke University. I have worked at Duke since 2001 in media relations and marketing roles at our … Continue reading
  • Dr. Michael Bassman, Distinguished Honors Professor Emeritus
    By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications Respected by students and faculty alike, distinguished honors professor Dr. Michael Bassman has had a profound impact on ECU and the Honors College.  As a tribute to all he has given to … Continue reading
  • She’s the First
    By: Keerthana Velappan, EC Scholar and Honors College Sophomore The following blog post is about the East Carolina University chapter of She’s the First.  The chapter was founded by Keerthana and her Honors College peers to give girls around the world … Continue reading
  • Honors Students Receive Alumni Association Awards
    By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications As the days become longer and the academic year draws to a close, award and scholarship committees are proudly presenting deserving students with prestigious accolades. Perhaps some of the most well-known awards … Continue reading
  • My Pirate Life: Engineering
    By: Virginia Melton, Honors College Sophomore In an Honors Ambassadors meeting, members were asked to create a video that defines their life as an ECU pirate.  Virginia’s video illustrates how studying mechanical engineering and being an Honors College student has defined … Continue reading
  • More Than Just Puppy Love: Training, Competing, Serving
     By: Morgan Harvey, EC Scholar and Honors College Junior As a dog lover, trainer, and agility competitor, I have dedicated years to learning everything I can about training dogs in a variety of skill sets.  When I was 15, I … Continue reading
  • The Experiences of a Philosophy Major
    By: James Patrick A. Twisdale, EC Scholar and Honors College Sophomore  It all started the summer before my freshmen year. I had received my schedule for my first semester of college, and my parents and I were at my Mema’s … Continue reading
  • 911, What’s Your Emergency? An EMS Internship
    By: Lea Taylor, EC Scholar and Honors College Junior “911, what’s your emergency?” This is a conversation most of us don’t ever want to have. But in the event of an emergency, we know that there are brave men and … Continue reading
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