The Division of Student Affairs is comprised of 29 units with over 300 employees. Student Affairs actively supports the University's missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, physically, personally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students' developmental needs throughout their collegiate experience and promotes that development by fostering a community of learning. From Campus Recreation and Wellness to Living Learning Communities, Student Affairs offers a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to enhance the learning environment, optimize the student experience, and accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Moreover, the Division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity.
Student Affairs has a new feature for the staff titled "Just the Facts". This regular communication will highlight some of the amazing things happening in Student Affairs in a quick, simple, and easy-to-read manner. What we do as SA educators and staff members demonstrates our commitment to student success, public service and regional transformation.
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Pirate Parents Live is an informative series of Facebook Live videos utilizing experts across campus, to help engage and inform Pirate families. Previous topics included information about Orientation, Campus Move-In, Hurricane Preparedness, Financial Aid, and Mental Health. To view previous editions, visit the Parent and Family Programs Facebook page.
AHEPPP is the premier national association for higher education practitioners who work with the parents and family members of college students. A highlight of the AHEPPP experience is learning from peer institutions and colleagues. AHEPPP recognizes outstanding programs and best practices at their annual conference.
The Best Institutional Initiative, was awarded on three levels, for small, medium and large institutions. ECU won the award for the large institution category (more than 15,000 students). This award recognizes an institution of higher education and its professionals in the field of parent and family programs who have developed and implemented an innovative and creative program, resulting in improved activities, services and communication for parents of undergraduate students. A list of previous award recipients can be viewed on the AHEPPP Awards website.
Ten years in the making, ECU administrators, faculty, staff and students gathered at the building site off 10th Street for a topping off, or topping out, ceremony to commemorate the installation of the final beam in the construction project.
Scheduled to open in November 2018, the 210,000-square-foot facility – almost the equivalent of four and a half football fields – will house many student-focused departments including SGA, the Office of Student Activities and Organizations, Ledonia Wright Cultural Center, the Jesse Peel LGBT Resource Center and Dowdy Student Stores. Amenities will include a black box theater, a 14,000-square-foot ballroom, six dining options and a 24-by-42 outdoor Pirate Vision digital screen. A 700-space parking deck also is being built.
Please click here to view the application for placing Non-University Publications on East Carolina University's campus. The deadline to submit for the academic year 2015-16 is June 30, 2015.