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.
The Premiere Lecture
The Lecture on Religion & Culture
Raymond Moody, Ph.D., M.D.
The Brewster Forum
Derek Alderman & Alfred Brophy
The Thomas Harriot Lecture
|Chavez was drawn to ECU's corrections and law enforcement program because of its broader emphasis on social work and impacting the community. (article)|
|Brigadier General James R. Gorham is a veteran of the military and the first African American officer to become a general in the N.C. National Guard, one of the aspects of his life that he says he is most proud of accomplishing. The other, marrying his "college sweetheart" and having three "wonderful children." (article)
|The professors who could engage the class, who truly showed they cared about us, whether online or face-to-face, left the deepest impression. They're my role models. (article)|
|ECU taught me that it's okay to try out a dozen things and just see what you like to do. Because ECU is a big diverse university, there were seemingly endless possibilities of activities to be involved in on campus. At ECU, it was normal to wear many hats, which prepared me for my current work.