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NCLR Calls for Poetry Submissions for Applewhite Prize

The North Carolina Literary Review is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Applewhite Poetry Prize competition. The first-place winner will receive $250, and the poem will be published in NCLR 2020. Submissions are being accepted March 15 through April 30. 

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ECU Announces Spring URCA Awards

ECU's Office of Undergraduate Research has announced that 32 students will receive spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity awards, including a number of students from Harriot College.

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College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Series

2018-2019 Speaker Receptions

Join us for special access receptions with Voyages of Discovery speakers prior to the evening events.

Reception events are limited to 70 people.

For more information and to register for the reception, visit

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.

Ticket Information

ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU 1 Card. ECU students who are not able to pick up a ticket in the student center prior to the event may receive a free ticket at a table in the lobby of Wright Auditorium on the evening of the event.

2018-19 Voyages of Discovery Series Presents:

Angus Konstam
Angus Konstam
Author, Historian, and Pirate Expert
October 25, 2018

Anita Hill
Anita Hill

Women's and Civil Rights Advocate 
November 15, 2018

Clinton Van Zandt
Clinton Van Zandt   
Retired FBI Profiler 
and Hostage Negotiator
February  21, 2019

Lisa Randall

Dr. Lisa Randall   
Harvard Physicist   
April 4, 2019

 Your Major Matters Videos
View the first 12 videos in the THCAS "Your Major Matters" video series. See what students are learning and doing in their majors in Biology; Chemistry; Criminal Justice; Economics; English; Foreign Languages and Literatures; Geography, Planning and Environment; Geological Sciences; History; Physics; Political Science; and Psychology.

Geological Sciences

 Political Science