Feb 262015
 
ECU medical deserves more funding | The News & Observer

The first class of the new four-year medical school at East Carolina University enrolled in 1977, and the mission of the school had been clearly stated by lawmakers who approved it: Boost the number of family physicians in the state, improve the health of people in the Eastern North Carolina and provide access to a medical education for minorities and other students who might have found that prohibitive.

Feb 262015
 
Letter: Note Eppes' regard for Aycock | The Daily Reflector

As educational namesakes, Charles Brantley Aycock (1859-1912) and Charles Montgomery Eppes (1857-1942) remain neighbors: Aycock Dorm on College Hill shares a common border with C.M. Eppes Middle School. Despite one-dimensional characterizations of Aycock as a white supremacist, Aycock also had an admirer in Professor Eppes, principal of Greenville’s African-American schools from 1903-1942, and an adjunct instructor at A&T.