Joy Holster

ECU News and Communication Services 1001 E. 5th St. Greenville, NC 27858 (252) 328-6481

Jan 212015
Obama's Higher Education Tax Credit Reform Misses the Point | US News

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.

Jan 202015
Thompson regroups after retirement | Daily Reflector

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.