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Montgomery named department chair
Congratulations to Dr. Marianne Montgomery, who was just announced as the English department’s new permanent chair, beginning in August. Dr. Montgomery has been serving as interim chair since May. “I’m excited by the opportunity to lead a vibrant, vital department whose work is central to ECU’s mission of student success, public service and regional transformation,” Montgomery said. “English is a

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andrea Kitta
– Dr. Andrea Kitta is an associate professor of Multicultural and Transnational Literatures in the Department of English at East Carolina University. She holds a B.A. in History (Honors) from Slippery Rock University, an M.A. in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University, and a Ph.D. in Folklore from Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland. . . .   Where are you

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Harriot College Names Garrett Yarbrough Inaugural Humanities Honors Scholar
Congratulations to Garrett Yarbrough, ECU Harriot College and Honors College sophomore pursuing dual majors in English and History, who has been named the inaugural Humanities Honors Scholar.  Yarbrough will receive a $3,000 annual scholarship through his senior year, which is in addition to the tuition scholarship he receives from Honors.  The Humanities Scholars Program, established by the Thomas Harriot College

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Kain wins national service award
Congratulations to Donna Kain, who has recently been selected as the 2016 recipient of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC)’s Distinguished Service Award.  This national-level award is given to only one person per year, and it is awarded based upon an individual’s national reputation relating to aspects of curriculum design and program development in technical, professional,

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