Two schools in the University of North Carolina system are working together on a physical therapy program.
The student from Virginia’s Culpeper County was denied early admission last fall to Johns Hopkins University, his first choice. Then he received a welcome-to-Hopkins e-mail that urged him to “Embrace the YES!” Then, like 293 others, he received a follow-up e-mail from the elite university in Baltimore telling him to please disregard that mistaken missive of good news.
Shannon Holcomb is experiencing a lot of “firsts” in her life this year. She is a recent graduate of the inaugural class of the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine, and starting in July, she will be the first female dentist at Coastal Dentistry, 405 N. 35th St., since the practice opened in 1980.