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  • Chancellor Staton and Local Entrepreneur Tracz to Speak at Honors Convocation
      The Honor College at East Carolina University will host its annual convocation Thursday, Aug. 31, inside Wright Auditorium, featuring ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton and local entrepreneur Dennis Tracz. Following remarks from Staton and Honors College Dean Dr. David White, Tracz will kick off the school year with the keynote address to the Honors College highlighting innovation, entrepreneurship and the future
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  • ECU Honors College Alumnus Named NC Presidential Scholar
    Greenville native and East Carolina University graduate Katie Stanley (Class of 2017) was one of four recent graduates named a Presidential Scholar for the 2017-18 school year by the University of North Carolina General Administration. UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the appointment Thursday, July 20, through a press release. Presidential Scholars serve a one-year appointment and provide a wide range
  • Ship to Stage: EC Scholar Helps Bring ‘Mister Roberts’ Alive on Battleship North Carolina
  • Forecast Calls for Pirates
    ECU Honors College Alumnus Lands Job with National Weather Service This September, East Carolina University Honors College alumnus Thomas Vaughan ’15 will join the National Weather Service in Wichita, Kan. as one of 31 new hires by the federal agency that is responsible for providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products across the country. Vaughan, who is nearly
  • Touching Base from the Little League World Series
    I’ve been in Williamsport, PA since Memorial Day and I just finished the third week of my internship at Little League. I have met so many great people up here and I am excited for what the next two months have in store! I am learning so much and experiencing even more. It is amazing to see behind the scenes
  • Special Education Major Receives Bassman Honors Thesis Award
    Sarah Bonin, an East Carolina University College of Education student majoring in special education from Cary, has received the 2016-2017 Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award. One student is selected each year for the outstanding senior Honors College thesis or project and a $500 award. Bonin created a reading and math curriculum for students in third through fifth grades, and
  • Graduating and Gap Years
    By: Julia Horiates, Honors College Senior “The days are long, but the years are short,” is a quote my mom often repeats in our conversations about school. I’ve been in school for about 16 years. High school flew by and coming into college, I didn’t want to believe anyone saying that this time at ECU would go by even faster. (They
  • EC Scholars Provide Service, Reflect on Four-Year Journey
    Over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, 17 EC Scholars traveled to Charleston, South Carolina where they led a service project at the Ronald McDonald House, connected with East Carolina University alumni and reflected on their four-year journey together. The annual senior impact trip also included an outing to Fort Sumter to learn more about the history of Charleston.