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EC Scholar Finalist for Truman Scholarship, One Of Most Prestigious Scholarships in America

As she wraps up her junior year, preparing for finals, pursuing research, and strengthening a globally travelling wellness organization, EC Scholar Jocelyn Bayles is competing as a top finalist for the Truman Scholarship,¬†the premier graduate fellowship in the United States for those pursuing careers as public service leaders. The Truman Foundation identifies young people at an important inflection point in […]

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Passion for Robotics

Pirate has international impact through internship This article was originally published by ECU News Services on January 16, 2019 by Matt Smith. Photos by Matt Smith. Meghan’s involvement with Pitt Pirate Robotics is thanks to her EC Scholar internship. In a football field house full of chatter East Carolina University senior Meghan Lower gathers a group of high school students […]

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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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Rising junior EC Scholar Ananya Koripella in Greece this summer.

EC Scholar checks in from Greece

Rising junior EC Scholar¬†Ananya Koripella (B.S. Public Health Studies, B.A Hispanic Studies) checks from her summer travel after completing a medical fellowship in Greece: “As you know, I stayed in Athens for three weeks as part of the Atlantis Program. I was shadowing doctors at three different hospitals. It was so much fun! I saw different things from a coronary […]

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