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PIRATE PROFILES Johnathon S. Spell

Singer Johnathon S. Spell started performing with his church at the age of 3. After his first solo in middle school, he knew that he was destined to be on stage. “I’m happiest when I am performing,” said Spell. “I started singing when I was really little, and I have been in school choir since fourth grade. I’ve always known […]

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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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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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Lea Lipscomb: About Me!

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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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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