Category Archives: Honors College

ECU She’s the First Chapter represents at national summit

“To become powerful, I only need one thing: an education.” One of the visiting She’s the First (STF) Scholars, Carlota from Peru, started her STF Summit presentation with this quote from Malala. What better way to affirm why 200+ high school and college students from … Continue reading

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Japan: An ‘inexhaustible variety of life’

By Josh Butler, a junior EC Scholar Studying abroad in Tokyo, Japan, and the surrounding areas was an experience second to none that involved cultural immersion coupled with intellectual stimulation. Few places demonstrate values directly opposite to that of the … Continue reading

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Traveling to the Land of the Rising Sun

By Patrick Twisdale, senior EC Scholar The Land of the Rising Sun, Japan, or as the Japanese call it Nihon (日本国), was the country that I went to for a study abroad over the summer. A group of us flew … Continue reading

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Reflections on Studying Abroad in London

By Meghan Lower, sophomore EC Scholar “No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” – Samuel Johnson In preparation for my study abroad trip, … Continue reading

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‘Imagine This:’ Experiential Learning in Nepal

By Nadiya Yerich, junior EC Scholar Imagine this: you’re in the ER of one of the best hospitals in Nepal, watching physicians attempt to care for a woman who was just attacked by a rhinoceros. She has a gaping hole … Continue reading

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