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Oct 102014
Vidant Medical Center recognized for treating heart attack patients | WITN-TV

“I am pleased that the East Carolina Heart Institute at Vidant Medical Center has been recognized nationally for our exceptional heart attack care once again in 2014,” said Van Smith, senior vice president. “This represents an ongoing commitment by our cardiovascular team within ECHI to reliably provide heart attack patients with the best care possible.”

Oct 102014
Education-Degree Programs, Once Popular, Take a Nosedive | Chronicle of Higher Education

Holley Hamilton, a first-grade teacher in Charlotte, N.C., was considering going back to school for a master’s degree in education last year. Noticing that younger teachers were coming into classrooms armed with new ideas, she figured teacher-preparation programs had advanced significantly in the two decades since she graduated with a bachelor’s in education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.