The college graduate with five-figures in student loans has become the poster child of sorts for the student debt crisis, but these borrowers aren’t necessarily emblematic of the group that struggles the most with their student loans.Continue reading »
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Amid rising concern about the prevalence of rape at colleges nationwide, a Washington-based digital education company has founded an initiative to expand its sexual-assault-prevention programs to 1,300 campuses and higher education institutions.Continue reading »
A former university student from southeastern Pennsylvania was found guilty of sexually assaulting an intoxicated and unconscious woman in her dorm room last year after she reportedly told him she was a virgin.
Kyle Vo, a 20-year-old former student at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, was sentenced this week to six to 20 years in prison and five years of probation, and ordered to register as a sex offender.Continue reading »
East Carolina University athletes traded their footballs for beach balls on Wednesday to spend time with Greenville children.Continue reading »
“In eastern North Carolina, the biggest barrier there is starts with the incredible fatalism and nihilism about getting cancer,” said Dr. Paul Walker, chief of hematology and oncology and director of thoracic oncology at the Brody School of Medicine.Continue reading »
Cecil P. Staton, interim president of Valdosta State University, in Georgia, has been named chancellor of East Carolina University, in North Carolina.Continue reading »
More funds for university fundraising: The budget repeals a $1 million cap on state money used for fundraising efforts at UNC system schools – a cap approved by the legislature last year in an effort to push universities to use private funds to solicit more private funds.Continue reading »
Federal government investigates American University’s handling of sexual assault complaint — The Washington Post
The U.S. Department of Education is investigating American University for allegedly mishandling a student’s report of sexual assault, the second federal government probe of the District school in less than two years.Continue reading »
In New Bern, four families are raising nine babies who are all multiples. …. All nine babies were delivered by ECU physicians at Vidant Medical Center in late September and early October.Continue reading »
Elizabeth City State University was placed on warning this week by its accrediting agency.Continue reading »
University of Louisville president steps down, board is reorganized amid controversies — The Washington Post
University of Louisville President James Ramsey will step down and the school’s governing board will be reorganized under a leadership shake-up that Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) announced Friday.Continue reading »
A second former Vanderbilt football player was convicted Saturday of the rape of an unconscious woman in his dormitory room, almost three years after the incident occurred.Continue reading »
East Carolina University is one of four universities in the nation competing for an award revolving around community engagement.Continue reading »
Dashiell, bassist and director of the jazz ensemble at ECU — who has performed musical heavyweights the Boston Pops, Ray Charles, National Symphony and countless others — will be bringing his popular Motown R&B Classics show back to the stage at the Five Points Plaza.Continue reading »
UNC-Chapel Hill’s accrediting body has removed the university from probationary status after a yearlong sanction.Continue reading »
The Hunt Institute has a new home down the road from UNC – Duke University.Continue reading »
Salaries of college and university presidents have been escalating for years to the consternation of students and their parents, who are shouldering rising tuition and debt.
Less well documented is the rising value of presidential perks—during and after their terms.Continue reading »
Dr. Blase Carabello and Dr. Andy Kiser, specialists in cardiology with international experience, have assumed leadership positions at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and Vidant Medical Center.Continue reading »
Published: June 14, 2016 To watch the video: click here. Hundreds attend Greenville vigil for Orlando shooting victims GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) – “Now is the […]Continue reading »
ECU’s Brody School of Medicine is putting on the camps called “Camp Rainbow” and “Camp Hope.”Continue reading »
After Sunday’s 11-0 loss in the final game of an NCAA super regional series at No. 5 national seed Texas Tech, East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin got emotional when describing how it felt to finish one win away from the College World Series, but then his tone turned to optimism when talking about the potential for next season.Continue reading »
Hundreds of colleges had zero rape reports in 2014. And that could be worrisome. — The Washington Post
There were no rapes reported in 2014 at California State University at Long Beach, a public university with about 36,000 students. That could seem like a positive sign. But school officials aren’t boasting about it. They know sexual violence victims are often reluctant to step forward, and they want to hear more often from survivors.Continue reading »
Jake Simson, a biomedical engineer turned financial analyst, stood in front of a group of doctoral candidates in a University of Chicago lecture hall this past semester explaining how to find a job.
First step? Don’t be hung up on staying in the academy.Continue reading »
A national study shows most Americans support raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21.
The survey was conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and East Carolina University.Continue reading »
East Carolina University’s campus may be a lot less crowded with the end of the regular academic year, but there still are plenty of students around.
According to ECU News Services, there are 9,872 students enrolled for the first summer session, which started May 16. Most of those, about 73.8 percent, are undergraduate students.Continue reading »
After months of protests at its meetings, the UNC Board of Governors will host regular sessions for public comment starting this week.Continue reading »