By a unanimous vote, the ECU Board of Trustees has approved a name change for Aycock Residence Hall. One hundred faculty members and students stood and cheered the 14-member board as the meeting let out.
Part of President Barack Obama’s tax reform unveiled ahead of Tuesday’s State of the Union address would make changes to a higher education tax credit to benefit more low-income families. But some critics say that, while admirable, the proposed reform is misguided and may not do enough to ease the financial burden for college-bound low-income students.
As Rosie Thompson talks about being recently retired and thinks about the next phase of her life, she’s reminded of her early teenage years.
Prior to developing into a standout basketball player at Chocowinity High School and then East Carolina — where she broke and still holds numerous school records — Thompson wasn’t bound to a planned-out daily routine. She’s now in a similar situation, having retired from her post as ECU associate athletics director and senior women’s administrator on Dec. 31.