- Student Matthew Marrone listens during a lecture on the first day of classes at the ECU School of Dental Medicine. Photos by Cliff Hollis
By Doug Boyd
ECU News Services
As dental students returned from lunch and settled in for their afternoon classes on their first day of school at East Carolina University, Barry Price walked in with a toothbrush and toothpaste in his hand.
The student from Winfall who brushed his teeth after eating got a ribbing from some of his classmates and an “I do the same thing!” from others.
Hupp steps down
Dr. James R. Hupp, dean of the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University, has resigned from that position and plans to remain on the faculty of the school, ECU Chancellor Steve Ballard announced today.
“We will name an interim dean as soon as possible to make sure that the dental school does not lose any momentum,” Ballard said.
ECU dental students Christin Carter, left, and Shannon Holcomb listen during the Tuesday, Aug. 16, news conference.