This Pirate wants to make positive
changes in politics.
ECU's Laurena Grissett is a political Pirate.
What advice do you have for other students?
Stay focused on your academics and you'll definitely succeed.
What is something cool about ECU that you wish you knew during your first year?
I wish I knew just how easy and worthwhile it is to become involved in clubs and organizations and how vital joining them is in terms of networking with faculty and staff.
Written by: Sophronia Knott
Photography by: Cliff Hollis
College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences
Major: Political Science & Security Studies
Hometown: Cambridge, England
Clubs & Organizations: Pre-Law Society, Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, ECU Orientation Assistants
Hobbies & Interests: Politics, dance, reading, watching Netflix
Favorite place to eat: Sup Dogs
Favorite Movie: Forrest Gump & Mean Girls
Favorite website: Twitter
Favorite place on campus: Wright Plaza
Favorite hangout: Joyner Library
Favorite class: Politics of Terrorism (POLS4382)
Favorite band/musician: Justin Bieber & Drake
Favorite TV show: Grey’s Anatomy & Friends
Professors who influenced you the most: Dr. Cook & Dr. Baumgartner
The one thing you cannot live without: My phone
Role Model: My parents
“Live every day as if it’s your last.”
- Laurena Grissett