Author Archives: Kathryn Grabosky

Featuring Courtney Dupree, Outstanding ECU Student

Courtney Dupree, from Raleigh, North Carolina, is a senior in the School of Communications and maintains a very active student lifestyle at East Carolina University. As Membership Education Vice President of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, she conducts weekly meetings, coordinates events for her fellow sisters as well as plan the educational needs of the sorority. In addition, she aided at-risk women in […]

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“Excellence is not doing your best; it’s being your best”

“Equipping students with the skills and tools needed to succeed in the job marketplace” This is the mission statement for East Carolina’s Career Center. “Guiding today’s students to be tomorrow’s professionals” This is what the career center does. Our career center has dedicated staff that assist students in building resumes, writing cover letters, preparing for interviews, and helping with a […]

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Freeboot Fridays

Every Friday, between 5-8 pm, before every home ECU football game, Uptown Greenville hosts Freeboot Friday at Five Points Plaza (5th and Evans). This event includes fun activities such as an inflatable Pirate Ship for children, live music, and arts and crafts. If you are hungry, there are many restaurants in Uptown Greenville like Chico’s Mexican Restaurant, Winslow’s Tavern, Fitzgerald’s, […]

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And We Are Back!

“First day of school! First day of school! Wake up, wake up! C’mon, first day of school!” I bet you recognize this quote from our lucky-finned friend, Nemo. He was just as excited about his first day of school like you are! For those of you returning to East Carolina, welcome back and for our new students, welcome to our […]

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The Freshman Experience

Hello incoming Pirates! You all are receiving your living assignments and the name of your roommate, how exciting! Moving into the dorm can be a hectic time, but living in the dorm is a wonderful experience…..that you will never want to experience again. I say this, because you meet so many people from across the country, people that live in […]

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