Dedicated to ECU: Music, Sociology Students Benefit from Gift from Former Faculty
The generosity of two former East Carolina University
faculty members will soon provide $1.2 million for student scholarships.
The gift comes from the estate of Eleanor and Paul Toll, who taught at ECU between 1937 and 1978. The funds will provide scholarships for students in the School of Music, where Eleanor Toll taught piano, and the Department of Sociology, where Paul Toll was a faculty member. Read the full story.
Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences students are demonstrating their academic successes. To read more about the Dean's List and the Chancellor's List, and to read the names of all THCAS students who made the lists for Fall 2016, click here.
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.
This year, Dr. Douglas Privette was recognized
during the 2016 ECU Homecoming weekend as the Virgil Clark ’50 Distinguished
Service Award recipient.
Privette completed his bachelor of science
degree in biology from ECU in 1972. (article)
|Maj. Gen. Frederick Padilla earned his bachelor of arts degree in geography in 1982. He is one of the 2016 recipients of ECU's Outstanding Alumni Award.