While some East Carolina University students and staff are anxious to get the name of Charles B. Aycock off a residence hall by the end of the semester, some university trustees want to wait until Heritage Hall opens in 2018.
Choosing a college and applying for aid is complicated — so much so that many smart, low-income students don’t make it past the initial hurdles. But last week, the federal government streamlined and simplified the Fafsa (the Free Application for Federal Student Aid), which is the gatekeeper for all federal aid for college, including Pell grants and Stafford loans.
After years of near misses against Virginia Tech, East Carolina finally found the blueprint to success against Bud Foster’s air-tight man defense last year when the Pirates picked it apart with long seem routes and streak patterns in a 28-21 victory that snapped a four-game losing streak to the Hokies.
East Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology is celebrating Pollution Prevention Week with a series of events. Wednesday, students, faculty, and staff are hosting a demonstration of technology which captures solar wind and energy. Other events for the week include presentations on concepts and applications of pollution prevention.
After a massive survey produced volumes of data about unwanted sexual encounters on 27 university campuses, including most of the Ivy League, presidents of some of the country’s leading research universities said they were mobilizing to combat the problem. The Association of American Universities survey of more than 150,000 students suggested that more than one in five female undergraduates at some of the country’s best universities suffered some kind of sexual assault or misconduct during their time there.