Category Archives: Living Learning Experiences

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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Truth Initiative Youth Activism Fellow

Written by: Brice Bowrey, Junior EC Scholar I had the pleasure of travelling to Nashville, Tennessee on Nov. 15, 2018 as a Truth Initiative Youth Activism Fellow. This trip was the apotheosis of the work myself and several other Fellows completed for the last six months. During that time, we laid the groundwork for a large tobacco awareness campaign in […]

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EC Scholars Provide Service, Reflect on Four-Year Journey

Over the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, 17 EC Scholars traveled to Charleston, South Carolina where they led a service project at the Ronald McDonald House, connected with East Carolina University alumni and reflected on their four-year journey together. The annual senior impact trip also included an outing to Fort Sumter to learn more about the history of Charleston. […]

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Learning medicine in Nicaragua

By Conor Pumphrey, sophomore EC Scholar and Early Assurance in Medicine The summer following my junior year of high school, I had the opportunity to go on a mission trip to Nicaragua with St. James United Methodist Church. Though the team members vary each year, the group has been going to Nicaragua on this trip for over 12 years now. […]

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