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English majors attend scholarship lunch
ECU English major Shainah Andrews was one of the featured student speakers at Friday’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences scholarship luncheon. She shared her story with the donors, faculty, and fellow scholarship winners in attendance and emphasized how studying abroad in London, supported by the Jim and Pam Mullen THCAS Study Abroad Scholarship, transformed her life and inspired

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Resist & Express
Resist and Express: A Social Justice Themed Open Mic
Resist and Express Word of Mouth and the University Writing Center have come together to bring you “Resist and Express: A Social Justice Themed Open Mic”.  Come by Mendenhall room 244 on October 2nd, 2017 at 7:30 P.M. and enjoy the refreshments, poetry, and conversations with the artists afterward.  You can sign up at the door or online at http://bit.ly/2wtRFje.

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Kristy Harvey
Alumna Spotlight! Kristy Woodson Harvey
Kristy Woodson Harvey is an alumna of ECU and a national bestselling author who focuses on southern fiction.  After graduating from ECU with her MA in English and a concentration in multicultural and transnational literature, Kristy went on to produce many great works including “Slightly South of Simple” and “Dear Carolina”.  Come and see her speak on March 22, 2018

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Davis earns digital rhetoric fellowship
Fourth-year PhD student Carleigh Davis has been selected as one of the Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative (DRC) Graduate Fellows for the 2017-2018 year. This Graduate Fellows program “aims to recognize graduate students currently working in digital rhetoric who want practical experience in online publishing and website development. Fellows are selected on a yearly basis by the editors and board of

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UWC “Writes for Change”
Monday’s “Design for Change” event in remembrance of 9/11 was well attended and successful. Congratulations to University Writing Center Director Dr. Nikki Caswell, University Writing Center Assistant Director and English PhD student Ceci Shelton, and the staff of the University Writing Center, who joined the Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement to put on the event. At the UWC’s “Write

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