Category Archives: Student Life

Millennial Train Journey

An East Carolina University Honors College student’s app led to an invitation to ride the Millennial Trains Project this summer. Mona Amin, a senior majoring in biology at ECU, co-created a smartphone app called Freshspire that notifies consumers about discounts on perishable foods nearing the expiration date, allowing them to take advantage of lower prices and helping retailers throw away […]

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Medea’s Revenge: School of Theatre and Dance production features student designers

Two East Carolina University students have helped set the stage for the School of Theatre and Dance production of “Medea.” One of the most frequently performed Greek tragedies, “Medea” recounts the story of Medea’s revenge against her husband Jason, who takes a new wife. It will be presented Sept. 29-Oct. 4 in McGinnis Theatre. The show will feature student designers […]

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ECU grad lands prestigious internship

The pomp and circumstance of graduation had barely ended when East Carolina graduate Ryan Clancy moved to St. Petersburg, Florida for an internship with the Tampa Bay Times. The Leesburg, Virginia native received a Dow Jones News Fund copy editing internship at the Pulitzer-Prize winning newspaper, which is also home to PolitiFact, a fact-checking website that measures the accuracy of […]

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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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ECU: perfect location for weekend road trips

ECU is seated in such a great location. Not only is Greenville, NC a wonderful town that fosters both education and artistic expression, but Greenville is also located not to far away from many popular places in North Carolina. As an ECU student, you will have many opportunities to be a part of weekend roadtrips to various locations throughout North […]

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Summers at ECU

Summers in the south are notoriously hot. Some days, the humidity is so thick, you could cut it with a knife. Summer days in Eastern North Carolina are also slow. We don’t rush to get where we’re going in this heat because we know we’ll get there eventually. And summers here are also filled with as many thunderstorms as you […]

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