Author Archives: Erika

A Semester of Revelations: Experiencing Dutch Healthcare

By: Ankita Mishra, Honors College sophomore  The October of my freshman year, I began planning my study abroad experience. I researched the best options: the programs that would bring me the most credits, and a country that would best suit my interests. I landed upon HAN University in the Netherlands. What I have learned and seen so far this semester may […]

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ECU Honors Takes Orlando: Southern Regional Honors Conference 2016

By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications In April, Associate Dean Kevin Baxter accompanied five ECU Honors College students to the annual Southern Regional Honors Conference (SRHC) in sunny Orlando, Florida. SRHC is an excellent forum for sharing common practices in honors. Honors College senior and student employee Megan Woodlief presented Planning a Large Scale Honors Commencement Reception […]

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ECU Honors College Forms Partnership with Coastal Studies Institute

By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications Tourists from around the world travel from far and wide for a chance to spend time on the iconic beaches along Eastern North Carolina’s coast. Picturesque lighthouses, a rich maritime history, and unique flora and fauna are not only points of state pride — they are beacons of economic success, pillars […]

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Rocking the Boat: Honors College Cardboard Regatta 2.0

By: Erika Dietrick, Undergraduate Director of Marketing and Communications He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea. – Thomas Fuller Infinite duct tape, several boxes, 4 pairs of scissors, and 4 brilliant minds–but only one team could claim the title of Cardboard Captains at the second annual Honors College Cardboard Regatta. Honors College […]

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