Corn dogs for breakfast and French toast for dinner may sound like a pretty mixed-up menu, especially at a camp for kids with diabetes. But it was a fitting fare for Camp Needles in the Pines’ “Upside Down and Backwards Day,” a rather odd occasion that inspired some campers to wear their clothes inside out and others to back their way into the dining hall.
Just two years ago, Ohio State University’s marching band was the toast of Columbus. Its creative marching formations, which included an outline of Michael Jackson moon-walking across the football field, attracted millions of admirers on YouTube and earned the band a cameo in a commercial for the Apple iPad.
Tighter state funding might be streamlining programs and services among University of North Carolina System schools, but the brick-and-mortar evidence of East Carolina’s healthy growth rate is strong. As summer infrastructure projects wind toward the fall semester, ECU’s marquee dorm project is a sight to behold.
Myrtilla Harvey Brody, 91, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 surrounded by her family. She was born on January 1, 1924, in Kinston, North Carolina where she lived her entire life. Her parents were the late C. Felix Harvey and Tilla Gill Jefferss. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Sammy Brody, and her brother, Felix Harvey.
I’ve written about several different gifts to foster entrepreneurship on school campuses of late. Whether it’s the $25 million social entrepreneurship gift that alumnus Jeff Miller and his wife gave to Santa Clara University, or the $31 million that venture capitalist James R. Swartz and his wife gave Carnegie Mellon, more donors are getting excited about helping nurture the next generation of entrepreneurs.
New supplies, new clothes, new start. Freshman year is a chance to redefine yourself, to challenge assumptions, to lay the foundation for the rest of your life. Gee whiz, you say, I’m just 18! So we asked for help, from those who have been there, done that. Upperclassmen and recent grads share words of wisdom below. To submit your own tip, post a comment.