Monthly Archives: September 2011

Learning How to Learn Workshop this Wednesday (9/28)

The Office of Student Development will be having their 2nd Student-Athlete Affairs workshop, “Learning How to Learn”, this Wednesday, 9/28 at 7pm in Ward Sports Medicine Building room 237. This event is open to freshmen and new transfers only. The following questions will be addressed by Learning Specialist, Jennifer Bonner:

What kind of learner are you? Auditory, visual or tactile?

What are some common mistakes made while studying?

What services are available to you through our office and campus resources?

What are some beneficial study strategies?

If you feel that you might need some additional guidance in study techniques, then this workshop is for you. For additional information, e-mail Jennifer Bonner at

2010-2011 C-USA Academic Medal Winners

This week, 47 East Carolina University student-athletes received the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal for their exemplary academic performance during the 2010-2011 academic year. Medals are given to those C-USA student-athletes who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better. Congratulations to our student-athletes!!! To see a full list of names, click below.

C-USA 2010-2011 Academic Medal Winners

Freshmen Speed Meet this Wednesday (9/21)

The Office of Student Development begins its 2011-2012 Student-Athlete Affairs program schedule with our annual Freshmen Speed Meet on Wednesday, 9/21 at 7:30pm in Club Level at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The Freshmen Speed Meet is hosted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) where they will welcome new student-athletes to campus with a pizza social and networking opportunity with fellow freshmen. This is a mandatory event for all freshmen who do not have class at that time. For more information, e-mail Jamie Quinn at

2 Baseball Players Helping Out Ronald McDonald



Click below to see the news story on the event!

Ronald McDonald House


“On Friday, August 19, the Ronald McDonald House of Eastern North Carolina received a donation of 31 mattress sets from Tempur-Pedic North America, LLC and looked to the community for help. 54 men and women from Eastern North Carolina answered the call, including Ronald McDonald, himself, and friends, Hamburglar and Birdie.” Acree, Erin. “54 Volunteers Help Make Ronald McDonald House a Home.” August 2011.

Of those 54 volunteers, two ECU baseball players, sophomore, Philip Clark and junior, Tyler Joyner participated in moving in the mattress sets and assembling them into the rooms. “We want to give back to the community that supports us…everyone knows we have the best fans in college sports,” said Joyner to members of the media.

What is the Ronald McDonald House?

Families of seriously ill or injured children receiving treatment at area medical facilities need a feeling of security during trying times. The Ronald McDonald House allows families to be close to the one they love without having to spend money and time they don’t have traveling back and forth from their home and the hospital. ~