Children with heart defects find camaraderie at camp
Children and teens with complex congenital heart defects learned about Latino culture at Camp Don Lee in Arapahoe during the ninth annual Camp WholeHeart in October. Twenty-seven campers from eastern North Carolina enjoyed the theme, "La fiesta de nuestros corazones/The fiesta of our hearts,"with activities including piñata and worry doll making, dance and cultural lessons. Read more...
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Velde elected to leadership position for APLU
Dr. Beth Velde, director of public service and community relations at ECU, has been named chair of the Council on Engagement and Outreach for the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. Velde will serve a one-year term as chair in 2014. She was elected during the annual meeting of the APLU held Nov. 10-12 in Washington, D.C. Read more...
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Keeping waistlines in check during the holidays
For anyone who cringes at the thought of all of the parties, cookie exchanges, and buffet-laden meals that have filled the December calendar, East Carolina University associate profesor of nutrition science Dr. Kimberly Myers laid out her top tips for making it through the holiday season guilt — and extra pounds — free. Read more...
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ECU profs present at American Heart Association meeting
Two ECU professors presented research this week at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2013. Dr. Samuel F. Sears, director of the doctoral program in health psychology, presented an abstract Nov. 20. Dr. W. Randolph Chitwood, director of the East Carolina Heart Institute, delivered the William W. L. Glenn Lecture Nov. 18. Read more...
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