Founders Day/Awards Day set for May 1
East Carolina University will mark Founders Day/University Awards Day on May 1, which is Reading Day for the spring semester.
Founders Day/University Awards Day is a celebration of the establishment of the institution by the N.C. General Assembly 106 years ago. During the event, the university’s top awards in teaching, scholarship of engagement, research/creative achievement, leadership and the Centennial Awards for Excellence will be announced. That event is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in Hendrix Theatre.