Furthering future careers through service

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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!

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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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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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Making positive changes in politics


ECU’s Laurena Grissett is a political Pirate. A junior, Grissett is majoring in political science and security studies. She is active in the Pre-Law Society, the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society and ECU Orientation Assistants. “Honestly I wasn’t too interested in politics before I got to college, but I knew I wanted to go to law school, and since political […]

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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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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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