Most people would not consider jumping into an ice-cold outdoor pool on a 30-degree night, but for East Carolina University students, it is a valued tradition.
Sculptors, painters and ceramicists have created work based on their own interpretations of three of James Applewhite’s poems for the annual James Applewhite Poetry Invitational. City Art Gallery has collaborated with the North Carolina Literary Review to host the sixth-annual event, which opens today and continues through Feb. 19.
Published: Jan. 21, 2016 ECU investigating report of sexual assault By Sharieka Breeden East Carolina University police have identified a suspect in a sexual assault that reportedly occurred early Wednesday. A woman who attends the university reported she was sexually assaulted in a residence hall. The victim was transported to Vidant Medical Center, accompanied by […]
Everyone loves the story of a disadvantaged kid getting a full ride to college, maybe because people see money as the greatest barrier to higher education. But often that’s not true. Even when students manage to cobble together scholarships, loans or gifts from relatives or churches, once they actually get into college, they typically find they have a whole new set of unanticipated barriers: academic, social and cultural, as well as their own internal self-doubt.
The number of Chinese students competing to enter high schools and colleges in the United States has soared in recent years. According to the Institute of International Education, in the 2014-15 academic year, more than 300,000 Chinese were enrolled in American higher education, almost triple the number five years before.
The University of Cincinnati has agreed to pay $4.85 million to the family of an unarmed black man who was shot to death in July by one of its police officers, a settlement that also requires the college to provide an undergraduate education to his 12 children, create a memorial to him on campus and include his family in discussions on police reform.
The chancellor at Elizabeth City State University, Stacey Franklin Jones, resigned abruptly Monday after only about a year on the job. … East Carolina University will assist the struggling ECSU “to build greater capacity throughout ECSU’s student support and operational units,” said the UNC system news release.
The Richmond County Daily Journal Published: Dec. 22, 2015 Rockingham ECU student helps animal shelter through internship GREENVILLE — Allison Jackson of Rockingham is one of 21 East Carolina University students who have interned at small nonprofits and local government agencies as part of ECU’s Public Service Fellows program. Jackson, a business major, developed marketing […]