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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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Chancellor Staton and Local Entrepreneur Tracz to Speak at Honors Convocation

  The Honor College at East Carolina University will host its annual convocation Thursday, Aug. 31, inside Wright Auditorium, featuring ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton and local entrepreneur Dennis Tracz. Following remarks from Staton and Honors College Dean Dr. David White, Tracz will kick off the school year with the keynote address to the Honors College highlighting innovation, entrepreneurship and the future […]

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ECU Honors College Alumnus Named NC Presidential Scholar

Greenville native and East Carolina University graduate Katie Stanley (Class of 2017) was one of four recent graduates named a Presidential Scholar for the 2017-18 school year by the University of North Carolina General Administration. UNC President Margaret Spellings announced the appointment Thursday, July 20, through a press release. Presidential Scholars serve a one-year appointment and provide a wide range […]

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Forecast Calls for Pirates

ECU Honors College Alumnus Lands Job with National Weather Service This September, East Carolina University Honors College alumnus Thomas Vaughan ’15 will join the National Weather Service in Wichita, Kan. as one of 31 new hires by the federal agency that is responsible for providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products across the country. Vaughan, who is nearly […]

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