ECU's Dr. Amy Shannon is the new director of the University Studies Program, which joined the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences earlier in 2017.Read the full story.
THCAS Researcher Using NEH Grant to Work with Student Veterans
Dr. Anna Froula, associate professor of film studies, has designed a two-week Soldier to Scholar bridge program to bring together war scholars and student veterans who begin their studies at ECU this fall. Froula's project is funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities grant of nearly $65,000 that will allow Froula to work with student veterans over a two-year period.
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College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Series
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.
ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU One Card.
|Private Kayla Padgett earned her criminal justice degree in 2015. Today, Padgett is one of the first women to graduate from United States Army infantry training. Read the full New York Times article.
(photo by Melissa Golden for The New York Times)
|Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, has selected Jamie L. Vernon, ECU biology alumnus ('05) as its next executive director and CEO.
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|Tim Meigs, a biology alumnus and member of the department's advancement council, finished first in his age group while running in the 2017 Boston Marathon. Read the full article.