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Celebrating The New Student Center

TOPPING OFF Ceremony celebrates final construction beam in new student center   A tower crane carried the final beam of the new East Carolina University student center to its destination under a beautiful blue, fall sky on Oct. 4. Ten years in the making, ECU administrators, faculty, staff and students gathered at the building site off 10th Street for a topping […]

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ECU Recognized for Diversity

East Carolina University has been recognized once again for its commitment to diversity by two publications that focus on diversity in higher education. For the sixth year in a row, ECU has received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award sponsored by Insight into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes colleges and universities in the U.S. that demonstrate an outstanding […]

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Record-breaking fall enrollment

There are more faces from more places at East Carolina University this semester than ever before. ECU’s record-breaking fall enrollment of 29,131 students represents all 100 counties in North Carolina, 50 states and the District of Columbia, and 44 countries. It’s also the largest undergraduate enrollment recorded at ECU — 23,265. The class of 2021 is the third-largest freshman class […]

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New program supports student veterans

Successfully transitioning from the military to the university is the focus of a new grant-funded program for student veterans at East Carolina University. Dr. Anna Froula, associate professor of film studies in the Department of English, designed a two-week Soldier to Scholar bridge program to bring together war scholars and student veterans who are beginning their studies at ECU this […]

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New year kickoff

All first-time students were invited to attend Fall Convocation in Minges Coliseum and then Pirate Palooza at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. With roughly 4,000 students in attendance, both events were a huge success. Click here to see all of the fun that new students had at Convocation and Pirate Palooza.

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Orientation sessions begin on campus

Ten two-day New Student Orientation sessions are offered throughout the summer of 2017, designed by the Office of Student Transitions to ensure incoming students are comfortable and informed before arriving to campus this fall. The first session took place on June 12-13 with remaining sessions running through July 17-18. Click here for more coverage of New Student Orientation 2017

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