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News

2016-17 THCAS Cornerstone Magazine

In this annual issue of Cornerstone, you will read about a few of the ways Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences is helping our students prepare for their professional development. Help us spread the good news! Read the full issue.

 

Cross-Country: Biology/Honors Student Innovator Selected for Unique Train Journey

Mona Amin co-created a smartphone app called Freshspire that notifies consumers about discounts on perishable foods nearing the expiration date, allowing them to take advantage of lower prices and helping retailers throw away less food.

Amin was one of a few students and the only North Carolinian to take part in the Millennial Trains Project, a nonprofit that hosts crowd funded, cross-country train trips for young innovators from around the world. Read more.

Events

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.

www.ecu.edu/voyages

Tickets


ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU One Card.

2016-17 Voyages of Discovery Series Presents:
Bob Woodward
Bob Woodward
The Premier Lecture
September 28, 2016




Eboo Patel
Eboo Patel
Religion & Culture Lecture
November 7, 2016




Keith Wailoo
Keith Wailoo
Brewster History Lecture
January 31, 2017




The Nile ProjectThe Nile Project
Thomas Harriot Lecture
April 6, 2017


Alumni Profiles

 Douglas Privette This year, Dr. Douglas Privette was recognized during the 2016 ECU Homecoming weekend as the Virgil Clark ’50 Distinguished Service Award recipient. Privette completed his bachelor of science degree in biology from ECU in 1972. (article)

Frederick Padilla  Maj. Gen. Frederick Padilla earned his bachelor of arts degree in geography in 1982. He is one of the 2016 recipients of ECU's Outstanding Alumni Award.
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 Bradley Beamon 2 ECU did an outstanding job preparing me to be a physician. Our chemistry department and biology department is top notch and prepared me to enter medical school at Brody. (article)