This Pirate applies military
leadership to geographic science
veteran and East Carolina University student Matthew Chandler made a family
discovery while interning for the United States Forest Service.
What is something cool about ECU that you wish you knew during your first year? I wish I had known about all of the resources that Joyner Library has to offer.
What advice do you have for other students?
Do your work!
Set your goals and go after them.
Written by: Sophronia Knott
Photography by: Cliff Hollis
College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Major: Geographic information science and technology
Hometown: New Bern, North Carolina
Hobbies & Interests: Playing guitar, woodworking
Clubs & Organizations: Phi Kappa Phi, Gamma Theta (Geographical Honors Society)
Favorite place to eat: Chick-fil-A
Favorite Movie: There Will Be Blood
Favorite website: IGN.com
Favorite place on campus: Chick-fil-A
Favorite hangout: My backyard
Favorite class: Advanced cartography
Favorite TV show: Mad Men
Favorite band/musician: The Punch Brothers
Professor who influenced you the most: Dr. Karen Mulcahy
The one thing you cannot live without: My family
Dream Job: Park ranger
Role model: Ron Swanson
Your words to live by: Take care of yourself first before you worry about other people’s problems.