Venkat N. Gudivada recently was named chairman of the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Technology at East Carolina University.
George Koonce, Jr. is a former East Carolina and NFL linebacker who played with the Green Bay Packers from 1992-1999 and played his final season in 2000 with the Seattle Seahawks. Koonce may seem like a busy man but he has also had time to start developing a career-based software to help college athletes at all levels.
Earlier this year, University of California President Janet Napolitano invited deans and department heads to a seminar on inclusivity on campus. A large theme was how the university could better address microaggressions, the subtle comments, “slights” or “snubs” that signal bias against someone’s race, background or identity.
For people with disabilities, college can seem a distant dream. But a new program at a Minnesota university hopes to change that, at least for some young people, this fall. purplearrowSome programs, such as the University of Arizona’s Strategic Alternative Learning Technique Center and East Carolina University’s STEPP program, urge students with disabilities to report any existing conditions …
There has been a lot of discussion and controversy about vaccinations over the past few months. …Andrea Kitta, an Associate Professor at East Carolina University and author of “Vaccinations and Public Concern in History,” notes that “The content of vaccines, especially in the case of preservatives, is a widely debated issue.