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Celebration Continues

By Erica Plouffe Lazure

East Carolina University will continue its centennial celebration March 27 with a focus on spirit and service.

A 10 a.m. convocation at Wright Auditorium will be led by Robert J. Greczyn Jr., chair of ECU Board of Trustees, who will speak on the topic of “spirit.” The convocation will also hold its inaugural induction for members of the Servire Society – a recognition of ECU students, staff and faculty who have performed 100 or more hours of volunteer service, followed by a presentation for the Centennial Awards for Excellence. The Centennial awards, now in their second year, recognize outstanding university leaders or leadership teams in four categories: leadership, service, spirit and ambition.

Lunch on the university mall will be held from Noon to 1 p.m. The unveiling of the Greenville Quilters Guild’s Centennial Quilt at the J.Y. Joyner Library will occur at 1 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m.

ribbon-cutting for the reopening of the Carol G. Belk Building on Charles Boulevard, the new home for the College of Health and Human Performance.

A student birthday party, with cake and live music, will happen March 26. For more information, visit:


This page originally appeared in the Feb. 29, 2008 issue of Pieces of Eight. Complete issue is archived at