Category Archives: Honors College

Study Abroad: Communicating Across Cultures in Poland and the Czech Republic

Weaving through the medieval streets of Krosno, Poland, ECU Honors student Lillie Rhodes and her classmates beamed ear-to-ear in stark contrast to the fourteenth century gothic architecture. “Our homework was to go around and smile at everyone. It isn’t typical for the locals we would see in Poland and the Czech Republic to smile at strangers and wear their emotions […]

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Dean Dana: The Inaugural Thomas Harriot “Dean For a Day”

A main tenet of the Honors College spirit is the way its students keep their fingers on the pulse of administration, faculty, and peers on campus as leaders to create enduring change for all students. If you had to ask any student about goings-on in campus administration, EC Scholar Dana Shefet didn’t just have her finger on the pulse—she was […]

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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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An EC Scholar Summer

What did you do this summer? Did it involve public service, biomedical research or traveling the globe? Take a look at some of the impressive internships and amazing opportunities our EC Scholars were involved with during the sweet days of summer:     Yale University Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics                 Megan Koceja 2018 Mount Vernon Leadership Fellow […]

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