Category Archives: Engagement

SHL Class Conducts ADA & Safety/Security Audits

The School of Hospitality Leadership’s HMGT 4244 course (Hospitality Law) topics include the American Disabilities (ADA) and safety/security issues on hospitality properties. Recently, a class assignment divided the class into groups that met with a Greenville restaurant or lodging property manager or owner, who then became the client of the group.

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Entrepreneurship on Display

ECU students pitch ideas in Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge

First-round voting was recently held for the Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, a campus-wide event put on by the College of Business’ Miller School of Entrepreneurship (all photos courtesy of Cliff Hollis).

Nearly 700 East Carolina University students and faculty cast approximately 2,000 votes in the first round of the inaugural Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, which recently took place in the sculpture garden between Mendenhall Student Center and the Joyner Library. Fifty-seven student teams pitched their ideas, products or dreams and put them on display during this open-air, tradeshow-style event.

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Sophomore Sundae Social

The first ever Sophomore Sundae Welcome Back Event was a great success! College of Business sophomores celebrated the start of their semester by making ice cream sundaes with fellow students and members of the College of Business staff. Great networking event, great people, and even greater food!

Interested in participating next year? Leave a comment down below to let us know!

Q/A From the Student’s Perspective:

Q.) I found this event to be beneficial, why:

A.) “Wonderful connections”

A.) “Questions about major answered”

A.) “Networking and new ideas”

A.) “Information on internships”

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