Eboo Patel, founder and president of Interfaith Youth Core, a national
nonprofit that aims to promote interfaith cooperation, discussed the
keys to interfaith leadership during the Voyages of Discovery Lecture
Series’ Religion and Culture Lecture Nov. 7 at East Carolina University. Read more.
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.