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Tailgating goes sober

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Plans are in motion for alcohol-free tailgating events to take place this fall in an effort to offer East Carolina University students an alternative to the traditional pre-football game activities. The Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities has partnered with groups such as the Parents Council, Greek Life, Campus Recreation, Campus Living and the Residence […]

University alters billing process

Beginning this August, the university will change its process of billing for tuition and fees. The procedure for payment deadlines relating to schedule cancellation dates will also be different. Previously, tuition was billed separately for on-campus classes and for distance education classes. Additionally, a full-time on-campus student would owe additional tuition charges if he or […]

Pitt offers new course

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The Pitt Community College Department of Human Resources is now offering Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training in an attempt to increase awareness of mental illnesses. At the conclusion of training, students will have the knowledge necessary to identify those that are suffering from mental illness and the skills to intervene. “If we can work […]

Nursing school remains on top

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According to a data report prepared for the UNC Board of Governors, East Carolina University’s College of Nursing is continuing to produce the most registered nurses in North Carolina. The report, which was received June 20, says that 95 percent of ECU’s 273 bachelor of science in nursing graduates passed the state exam in 2013. […]

Freshman finds a home

Miranda Hurt is one of many students to be accepted to attend East Carolina University, but her story is one that sets her apart from all the rest. Hurt was born in a small town in Kentucky and moved to North Carolina with her family in 2010 after her step-dad died of a heart attack. […]

Lighting upgraded

In the midst of an era in Greenville’s history that is abundant with gang-related and miscellaneous crime, ECU is faced with the obligation to improve and add safety resources around campus. The university addressed one of its more dire concerns, on-campus lighting, on May 27 when it began its installation of 53 light fixtures in […]

Dental school moves west

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is expanding its services to western North Carolina with the opening of its newest Community Service Learning Center (CSLC) in Sylva. According to Michael Scholtz, Assistant Dean of Extramural Clinical Practices, there are about five dentists to every 10,000 people in North Carolina. This number falls below […]

Common Core reconsidered

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Students and faculty of East Carolina University’s College of Education are possibly facing more changes as North Carolina’s legislators want to make alterations to the new state standards. The Common Core State Standards were adopted by North Carolina in 2010 in exchange for Race to the Top funds granted by the U.S. Department of Education. […]

Storm season nears

With the 2014 hurricane season underway, East Carolina University has begun the planning of how students and faculty should handle severe weather situations. Despite the season being forecasted as normal or slightly below normal by the National Weather Service, Lauren Gunter, the continuity and emergency planner for the Office of Environmental Health and Safety knows […]

Camp creates leaders

Local high school students will soon trade old dusty textbooks for high ropes courses, service projects and team building activities.  They will spend six days at a residential camp as part of ECU’s Shelton Leadership Challenge. “The Shelton Leadership Challenge at ECU is a six-day residential experience to help students expand their knowledge of what […]

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