Nonetheless, the General Assembly would be smart to expand nursing programs at both the community colleges and at UNC affiliates. The state needs more nurses with four-year degrees.
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 […]
On Saturday, East Carolina quarterback James Summers was a ray of sunshine on a day where an overcast sky hurled pellets of rain on 50,000-plus fans inside Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The junior transfer warmed up the rain-soaked spectators with electrifying runs and pin-point passes as he accounted for 279 yards and three touchdowns in three quarters of play to lead East Carolina to a 35-28 victory over Virginia Tech.