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Nominations will open November 15, 2014 and will close in January 2015. Please consider asking fellow ECU alumni, employers, or community leaders to nominate deserving ECU Pirate graduates for this award.
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Laverne Cox Visits ECU Nov. 12
East Carolina University will host actress Laverne Cox, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 12 in Wright Auditorium.
Her speech is entitled “Aint I a Woman: My Journey to Womanhood.”
Cox,a 2014 Emmy Nominee from the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black, will focus on how race, class, and gender have played a role in her world as a transgender woman of color. Cox will also touch on how her role as Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African American transgender woman in the Orange is the New Black series, has helped shape her journey to womanhood, professional achievement, self-acceptance and love.
Pirate Read 2015 Submissions
Prior to the start of their first semester at East Carolina University, incoming students are expected to read a common book. The purposes of the Pirate Read are to:
LGBT Resource Office - Safe Zone Training
The LGBT Resource Office is pleased to announce a Safe Zone training on Wednesday, November 5 from 9 am to Noon. The training will take place in the Office of Faculty Excellence classroom in Joyner Library. Space is limited.
An additional training will take place on Monday, December 8 from 1 pm to 4 pm in the same location. Registration is open for both trainings.(Read More)
Student Health wins award at Business of Healthcare Symposium
ECU Student Health Service was the recipient of the “Best Academic and Practitioner Poster” award at the 2014 Business of Healthcare Symposium. The purpose of the symposium to create a forum where health care students, researchers, and practitioners across North Carolina can exchange opinions, ideas, and research findings.
Among the thirteen poster entries, the following universities and institutes were represented: UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke University, University of Virginia, Valparaiso University, East Carolina University, Vidant Medical Center, and Duke Translational Medical Institute.(Read More)