Category Archives: Alumni

Presidential Scholars 2019-2020

2019-20 Presidential Scholars Position Announcement The Presidential Scholars serve a one year appointment and provide a wide range of professional functions for UNC General Administration. With access to high ranking university officials, scholars have the opportunity to explore and understand the inner workings of an institution that has transformed North Carolina’s economy and is critical to our state’s future. Largely […]

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EC Scholar Alum Honored: “40 Under Forty” Leadership Award

In April of 2015, the Division of Student Affairs of East Carolina University premiered the 40 Under 40 Leadership Awards. This award was created to recognize emerging leaders that received their start at East Carolina University, as well as those who have used their ECU experiences to make significant impacts in their respective professions, local communities, and around the world. […]

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Fun as a Foodie: Graduate School for Nutrition/Public Health

Written by EC Scholar alumna Sarah Lisson (’16) I cannot believe it’s been over two years since I graduated from the Honors College and the EC Scholars program. The time has absolutely flown by, and I have certainly kept busy! I am currently in my final year of graduate school at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, where I am pursuing dual master’s […]

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Mindfully Meghan: Balancing Leadership and Self-Care as a Nurse

Meghan Boop graduated from the ECU Honors College and EC Scholars Program in 2016 with a B.S. in Nursing. She offers her perspective on nursing as a profession and major, the ways leadership manifests in the hospital, and how to find balance when your calling is caring for others. Follow her self-care Instagram mindfully_meghan for tips on taking care of […]

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Will Zahran, pictured here receiving the Robert Wright Award at the 2018 ECU Commencement, was named one of four Presidential Scholars by UNC System President Margaret Spellings for the 2018-2019 school year.

ECU alum named UNC Presidential Scholar for 2018-2019

Accolades and awards are not foreign to recent East Carolina University graduate, EC Scholar, and Robert Wright Award winner Will Zahran (class of 2018). Now, the biology major and business management minor from Fayetteville can add an appointment as one of the four UNC Presidential Scholars for the 2018-2019 school year to that list of awards. UNC System President Margaret […]

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