Jun 062014
 

The College of Allied Health Sciences and Dean Stephen Thomas were happy to award eight CAHS scholarships to deserving students enrolled in our College.

Marianne Gross

Marianne Gross and Dean Stephen Thomas

Marianne Gross, daughter of Peter and Ann Gross of Charlotte, N.C., received the State Employees Combined Campaign Scholarship. The scholarship is funded through the contributions of state employees and is awarded based on academic merit. Marianne is a second year student in the Department of Physical Therapy and will graduate in May 2016 with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree.

 

 

 

Anastasia Hastie

Anastasia Hastie and Dean Stephen Thomas

Anastasia Hastie, daughter of Victoria Kolbakh of Tampa, Fla. and wife of U.S. Marine Christopher Hastie, was awarded the College of Allied Health Sciences Patriot Scholarship. The Patriot Scholarship supports two undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in any department of the College of Allied Health Sciences. The applicant must be a military member or veteran, or the spouse or child of a military member or veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States. The award is based on academic strength, leadership capability and the potential to contribute to a profession in the field of allied health sciences. Anastasia is a second year student in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies and would like to work with veterans and military families after graduating.

SarahJarmaillo

Sarah Jaramillo and Dean Stephen Thomas

Sarah Jamarillo, daughter of Allen and Carolynn Marsh of Kittery, Maine and wife of U.S. Marine Tyler Jaramillo, was also awarded the Patriot Scholarship. Sarah will be a second year student in the fall in the Department of Occupational Therapy and will graduate in Dec. 2015 with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

 

 

 

Kaitlyn Puglisi

Kaitlyn Puglisi and Dean Stephen Thomas

Kaitlyn Puglisi, daughter of Jeff and Kelly Puglisi of Clayton, N.C., earned the SGM HermanJ. Kennedy Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial support to undergraduate and graduate CAHS students who are either active, reserved or retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces or the spouse or child of an active, reserve or retired U.S. Armed Forces member, or students who are currently enrolled in the ROTC program. Kaitlyn is a rising senior in the Health Services Management program in the Department of Health Services and Information Management and hopes to work in the Public Health field upon graduation.

MelissaReynolds

Melissa Reynolds and Dean Stephen Thomas

Melissa Reynolds, daughter of David and Beth Reynolds of North Wilkesboro, N.C. received the Pitt County Memorial Hospital Volunteer Auxiliary Scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate or graduate student currently enrolled full-time in the College of Allied Health Sciences and is based on academic merit and a history of volunteer service in health care. Melissa is a first year graduate student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in pursuit of becoming a speech-language pathologist upon graduation.

Courtney Spencer

Courtney Spencer and Dean Stephen Thomas

 

Courtney Spencer, daughter of Len and Robin Spencer of Preston, Conn., has been awarded the East Carolina University Medical and Health Sciences Foundation Board Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to full-time junior, senior and graduate students enrolled in the College of Allied Health Sciences and honors recipients in good academic standing. Courtney is currently in her second year in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the College of Allied Health Sciences from which she will graduate in 2015 with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy.

JamineIfedi

Jamine Ifedi and Dean Stephen Thomas

Jamine Ifedi, son of Ike and Victoria Ifedi of Charlotte, N.C. was awarded the College of Allied Health Sciences Alliance for Excellence Scholarship. The purpose of the College of Allied Health Sciences Alliance for Excellence Scholarship is to provide financial support to students enrolled in the College of Allied Health Sciences based on academic ability, academic major, leadership activities, and extracurricular activities, and other criteria determined appropriate by the CAHS Honors and Awards Committee. Jamine is a rising senior in the Health Services Management program in the Department of Health Services and Information Management department, he hopes to pursue a career in medicine and enroll in Brody School of Medicine upon graduation from CAHS. He is the president and co-founder of The T.E.A.M. (Talented Empowered Aspiring Men) and a resident advisor in Scott Hall.

Congratulations to all of the scholarship winners for the 2014-2015 academic year. For more information about available scholarships at the College of Allied Health Sciences visit http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/ah/scholarship.cfm .

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Oct 262012
 

It’s no secret that Laupus Library is a treasure trove of learning resources for the ECU Health Sciences community. But did you know it’s also a time capsule?

Institutional Repositories (IR), adapted in recent years by universities nationwide, are a modern-day approach to preserving faculty work for future generations by making it available online. When ECU librarians created The Scholarship, their version of an IR for the university, they added a feature to make it even more valuable. They allowed students and staff, not just faculty members, to deposit their work – and make it public.

The ScholarShip stores research papers, documents, presentation slides and other written materials created while working or studying at ECU. And because students, staff and faculty can all contribute their work, The ScholarShip provides another outlet for all members of the Health Sciences community to learn collaboratively outside of the classroom.  

Contributing work to The Scholarship only takes about the same amount of time as it would to upload a picture on a photo sharing website – but its benefits far outweigh (and outlast!) that of a Facebook snapshot.

Contributors can rest assured their uploaded work will remain unaltered and publicly accessible via a sharable, customized hyperlink. This is particularly useful for students pursuing professional opportunities: they can include links to their work on LinkedIn and resumes for years to come, knowing that the link will never be removed or altered.

The ScholarShip also makes work available to anyone on the web – which means Health Sciences findings could be useful for anyone searching key terms found in uploaded work. Graduates have already shared their work with countless researchers across the globe through The ScholarShip – another way to share the great work happening at ECU with the international medical community. Dissertations and theses from ECU graduates can be viewed here.

For more information about The ScholarShip, visit the deposit process page: http://thescholarship.ecu.edu/deposit.

We look forward to adding more work to ECU’s very own time capsule, and sharing it with generations to come.

–Dr. Dorothy A. Spencer
Director, Laupus Library