Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lifelong Learning Program kicks off May 21

A new program focused on serving the over-50 aged population of eastern North Carolina will kick off Saturday with a free program at the Murphy Center on ECU’s campus.

Sponsored by the Continuing Education Program of ECU, the new Lifelong Learning Program will hold its first event at 1 p.m. with Dr. Elliot Engel, a scholar, performer and storyteller, presenting “A Light History of the English Language.” Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.   Read more…

ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is one of top medical schools in the country for sending graduates into family medicine, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Based on a three-year average for the period ending last October, 18.9 percent of the school’s graduates have entered an accredited family medicine residency program. That ranked ECU second in the country and marked the fifth consecutive year ECU has been ranked in the top 10.
been ranked in the top 10. Read more…

Ed King, left, with O'Neal Construction and Gerry Gable, ECU project management, look over renovation plans on the third floor of Laupus Library. Photo by Cliff Hollis.

 

RENOVATION: Laupus Library increases study space for users

Drills and dust will give way to more study, counseling and event space in Laupus Library come fall.

The $300,000 renovation, the first since the library moved into the Health Sciences Building in 2006, is a sign of the times for libraries nationwide.  Read more

 

COMMENCEMENT 2011
‘Do something bigger than yourself’

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus urged graduates to do something bigger than themselves through service to others, during East Carolina University’s Spring Commencement May 6. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)  Read more and see slideshow from the commencement service.

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