Category Archives: Dept. News

Digital Scholarship. Students Use Technology to Tell Stories.

(Photo by Cliff Hollis) Sept. 23, 2016 By Lacey Gray and Doug Boyd Although digital scholarship got started a couple of decades ago, it is now surging at ECU: Thomas Herron, English: “Centering Spenser: A Digital Resource for Kilcolman Castle”
 Karin Zipf, history, and Margaret Bauer, English: the Wilmington Massacre of 1898
 Jennifer McKinnon, history, and collaborator: The Battle of

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Major Awards won by Anna Lawrence, Amanda Keating, and Daniel Franch

Anna A. Lawrence, a May 2016 ECU graduate with dual degrees in anthropology and Hispanic studies, has been selected by the Phi Kappa Phi national honor society as a graduate fellow. Lawrence was the ECU chapter winner in the spring of 2016 and worked with Dr. Holly Mathews, Chair of the Phi Kappa Phi Student Awards Committee at ECU, to

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Alternative Spring Break in Russia

Two ECU undergrads spent their Spring Break on a service trip to Vladimir, Russia, a small town near Moscow on Russia’s historical “Golden Ring.” Jason Port, a freshman Russian and Security Studies double major, and Mac Carneiro, a junior studying Russian and Criminal Justice, decided to experience first-hand the language and culture they learned about in classes this year. They

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Faculty Teaching Awards, Grants and Recognitions, Spring 2016

Prof. Laura Levi Altstaedter was named a 2015-16 Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching, and is the winner of the Robert L. Jones Award for Outstanding Teaching. · ECU News Story about the Founders Day Awards Ceremony The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures recognized two faculty for their Outstanding Commitment to Teaching for 2015-16: Lisa Ellison (Classical Studies)

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March 29, 2016. Helping Refugees in Europe: A Student-led Discussion. 6:15pm MSC 244.

ECU’s German Club invites you to “Helping Refugees in Europe: A student-led discussion” Come hear ECU students share their experiences helping refugees from Iraq and Afghanistan in Munich, Germany, over spring break. Tuesday, 29 March 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Mendenhall Student Center #244 This trip was made possible by the generous support of ECU’s Student Government Association, Office of the

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Student Achievements in Classical Studies, 2016

Mia Willis will be attending The American Excavations at Kenchreai four-week archaeological field school this summer. Sponsored by the Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies and directed by Vanderbilt University professor Joseph Rife, the program will include data analysis, artifact processing and conservation, on-site exploration, architectural survey and stratigraphic documentation. During the field school, her academic focus will be the

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