Lifelong Learning Program kicks off May 21

A new program focused on serving the over-50 aged population of eastern North Carolina will kick off Saturday with a free program at the Murphy Center on ECU’s campus.

Sponsored by the Continuing Education Program of ECU, the new Lifelong Learning Program will hold its first event at 1 p.m. with Dr. Elliot Engel, a scholar, performer and storyteller, presenting “A Light History of the English Language.” Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served.   Read more…


Virtual Early College Program Featured

ECU’s virtual early college program through Second Life 3D technology will appear as the member spotlight in the New Media Consortium episode of the Voice, beginning May 12. Visit NMC at

ECU’s Early College Second Life Program is an award-winning program that lets high school students enroll in virtual college classes. Read more on the award…

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ECU recognized for sending graduates into family medicine

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University is one of top medical schools in the country for sending graduates into family medicine, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Based on a three-year average for the period ending last October, 18.9 percent of the school’s graduates have entered an accredited family medicine residency program. That ranked ECU second in the country and marked the fifth consecutive year ECU has been ranked in the top 10.
been ranked in the top 10. Read more…