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Service opportunities to help with Hurricane Matthew victims 


The past few weeks have been devastating for those impacted by Hurricane Matthew. Many people lost their houses, their cars, and even their lives. Sadly, North Carolina got hit pretty hard in some places, including Greenville. My brother’s friend sent him some pictures that absolutely devastated me. Cotanche Street was completely flooded, and outside of University Manor, the road was destroyed. […]

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Lea Lipscomb: About Me!

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Hello, everyone! My name is Lea Lipscomb, and I’m a senior here at East Carolina University. I’m very excited for this opportunity to blog for East Carolina University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions, but first, let me tell you a little bit about myself! I’m originally from Cary, a town about 30 minutes from our state’s capital, Raleigh. I belong to a […]

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Making a difference through teaching


Rising senior and secondary math education major Rebecca Poole has always been gifted with numbers. “When I was little I’d much rather do flashcards or something than read,” said Poole. “I like being able to solve a problem. With math, there’s a concrete answer.” Poole discovered her interest in teaching math while in seventh grade. “We had a permanent substitute […]

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Historical preservation and a new generation


Interior design student James Higgins is taking steps to educate a new generation on historic preservation and sustainability. Higgins’ interest in architecture began early. “I took a drafting class in ninth grade and just loved it,” he said. “I just had a knack for the design process.” After graduating from high school, Higgins went on to receive an associate of […]

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Touring East Carolina University’s Campus


Recently, I had the opportunity join an ECU tour lead by one the brilliant Pirate Navigators, Jordan Reynolds. Jordan is an entertaining tour guide with the ability to make everyone’s experience pleasant and exciting. I might be saying a lot of nice things about ECU’s tours, but I’m not promoting the tours just to promote them. The experience is full of interesting facts […]

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How to Succeed at College?


  Hello, my name is Caleb Koppelmeyer. I recently graduated from East Carolina Univeristy in December 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Marketing, and am currently studying to earn my MBA (Masters of Business Administration). I’ll be writing blog posts for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions that’ll convince you to not only become a Pirate at ECU, but to inform you […]

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