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Economics Professor Receives Prestigious Powe Award

Congratulations to Yizhen Zhao, assistant professor of economics, who has received a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from Oak Ridge Associated Universities. She is one of 35 recipients of the award, out of 134 applicants....(read more)

History Alum and Former Member of Harriot College Advancement Council Honored

Congratulations to Dr. J. Reid Parrott, Jr., who was honored recently with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. (read article)


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College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series

The lecture series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the liberal arts and has become the premier intellectual event for students and faculty of ECU, the citizens of eastern North Carolina, and a showcase for the quality of academic life at ECU. Each year, the series features thought-provoking and accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines who provide insight into important issues in today’s society, and who share their experiences and perspectives.

Jean-Michel Cousteau

October 1
The Premiere Lecture
Jean-Michel Cousteau

Julian Bond

November 18
The Lawrence F. Brewster Lecture in History
Julian Bond

Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.

February 24
The Jarvis Lecture on Religion & Culture
Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.

Ilona Bell, Ph.D.

March 24
The Thomas Harriot Lecture
Ilona Bell, Ph.D.

Alumni Profiles

Jeff Moore  ECU's history MA was tough, very writing intensive, and exacting. It was excellent training for working as a defense contractor....Most of the professors were really into their subject material....It was a great learning environment.

 Kari Carr ECU has challenged me academically and has helped me develop my leadership, service, and professional skills. The THCAS has helped me significantly prepare for life beyond graduation. (article)

Hannah Potter2  My favorite times at ECU were the conversations I had with my professors within my departments. I had the privilege of small-knit programs with instructors that offered meaningful time and mentorship to students. (article)