Category Archives: EC Scholars

Examining Public Health Policies and Outcomes

By Brice Bowrey, freshman EC Scholar Since 1995, the first full week of April has officially been National Public Health Week. This week is intended to be a time where the public health community can come together to celebrate advancements … Continue reading

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Honors College Students Receive Phi Kappa Phi Awards

Anna A. Lawrence awarded Eldean Pearce Graduate Fellowship for 2015-2016 Each year, the ECU Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi awards the Eldean Pearce graduate fellowship, named for a former chapter secretary, to one senior student. The 2015-2016 winner is Anna … Continue reading

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Fact from Fiction: Deciphering Comparative History

By Garrett Yarbrough, EC Scholar sophomore The last orange rays of the setting sun flashed intermittently between the library bookshelves as I weaved briskly between them. I glanced fervently between the jagged paper with a haphazardly scrawled call number and … Continue reading

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Developing Discipline: A How-To Guide for Taking the MCAT

By: Ryan Carter-Stanley, EC Scholar and Honors College senior  The “MCAT.” I don’t know about you, but for me, as a senior in high school, that one word had the ability to evoke incomprehensible amounts of anxiety. It wasn’t until … Continue reading

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Navigating Undergraduate Research at ECU

By: Joseph Paul, EC Scholar and Honors College senior The vast majority of undergraduate honors programs at public universities require research as a curricular requirement. However, the rationale and importance of undergraduate research is often unarticulated, leaving students with obscured … Continue reading

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