Category Archives: Volunteering

Comradery at the Capital

By: Jackie Curtis, incoming freshman, intended nursing major I haven’t even begun my first semester at ECU, but I’ve already had the privilege of attending several Honors College events throughout the summer. On June 27, I joined a group of incoming … Continue reading

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Honoring the Parks

Students admitted to East Carolina University’s Honors College will begin classes this fall, but they began a commitment to service July 16 as volunteers at Umstead State Park in Raleigh. They raked fire lanes, closed social trails, collected litter, and … Continue reading

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Giving Back in Greenville

In my freshman Honors Seminar “Myths and Realities of Poverty” my semester project focused on volunteering at a new non-profit organization in Greenville.  I was skeptical at first because the organization, Joseph Provisions, was relatively unknown.  Not too many people … Continue reading

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What the EC Scholars program has taught me about service

Friday, August 20, 2010, at approximately 1:30 p.m., I, strolled down 10th Street with 10 other students towards the Real Crisis Intervention Center. This short walk may not seem significant to an outsider, but for us, it was the beginning … Continue reading

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Volunteering

I decided not to have a job during my first semester freshman year so that I could figure things out by making friends, learning the campus, etc. I ended up having a lot of free time on my hands, so … Continue reading

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