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News

Dean Downs Delivers State of the College at 54th Annual THCAS Convocation

"We have much about which to be proud as a college. We have much about which to be excited," said Dean William M. Downs during his State of the College Address at the college's 54th annual convocation.

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Political Science Professor Awarded 2017 Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor

Dr. Jody Baumgartner, ECU professor of political science, was named Distinguished Professor at the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences 54th annual convocation on Friday, Aug. 18. Baumgartner is the 19th member of the faculty to be honored with the title.

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Events

College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Series


The Voyages of Discovery Series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the arts and sciences, 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 the university.

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.
www.ecu.edu/voyages

Tickets

ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU One Card. 


2017-18 Voyages of Discovery Series Presents:
Robert Ballard Tile Photo
Dr. Robert Ballard
Oceanographer who discovered the TITANIC
September 14, 2017



Colson Whitehead Tile
Colson Whitehead
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist
October 4, 2017




Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré
Lt. General Russel L. Honoré
Commander of Joint Task Force Katrina

& Global Preparedness Authority
February 8, 2018


The Capitol Steps
The Capitol Steps
Political Satire Troupe
April 12, 2018

Alumni Profiles

Private Kayla Padgett  Private Kayla Padgett earned her criminal justice degree in 2015. Today, Padgett is one of the first women to graduate from United States Army infantry training. Read the full New York Times article.
(photo by Melissa Golden for The New York Times)

 Jamie Vernon Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, has selected Jamie L. Vernon, ECU biology alumnus ('05) as its next executive director and CEO.
Read the full article.


Tim Meigs  Tim Meigs, a biology alumnus and member of the department's advancement council, finished first in his age group while running in the 2017 Boston Marathon. Read the full article.
 Douglas Privette 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)