Category Archives: Academics

Study tips that have served me well

With Thanksgiving coming up next Thursday, students are giving themselves as much of a break as they can over the holiday. Unfortunately, shortly after Thanksgiving is every student’s least favorite week of the year…finals week. As a senior, I’ve managed to survive most finals weeks. Sure, there were tears, but who enjoys studying hours upon hours for exams? With only […]

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Furthering future careers through service

Student Jonelle Romero hopes to become a dentist one day, putting in motion East Carolina University’s mission to serve. As she prepares to help others, she’s also getting a little help herself through the ECU Access Scholarship program that provides grants to students who demonstrate academic potential and financial need. The $5,000 annual award ($2,500 per semester) covers tuition, fees […]

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Students use internships to learn all summer long

Some East Carolina University students are turning summer vacation into a vocation at internships across the United States and beyond. From teaching to public health, from weaving to writing, students have been learning about their intended professions while gaining valuable on-the-job experience before returning to campus this fall. “Related work experience that adds to a student’s academic preparation pays great […]

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How I chose my major

Besides choosing to attend ECU, deciding on your major is the biggest decision you will have to make in college and, trust me, it can be nerve wracking. Chances are, if you’re anything like me, you’ve gone through a million different dream jobs since you were little. I’ve gone through wanting to be a pediatrician, marine biologist, FBI profiler, forensic […]

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Why I Chose ECU

East Carolina University becomes home for thousands of students each year. ECU offers such a variety of majors, clubs, and events that any student can find what they are looking for here, but there is something that makes ECU stand out above all other universities. Coming from Rocky Mount, about an hour away from Greenville, ECU gave me the security of being […]

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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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Up, Up and Away

One of the greatest things about college is the chance to experience a multitude of different things. College is more than just an education or social event, its an experience. What better way to experience college than in another country? Here at ECU we offer tons of different opportunities to experience college in a whole new way, including traveling abroad. […]

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