East Carolina University http://wunc.org en From Tobacco Fields To Neuroanatomy http://wunc.org/post/tobacco-fields-neuroanatomy <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:26:42 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 24461 at http://wunc.org From Tobacco Fields To Neuroanatomy Putting NC Veterans To Work In Manufacturing http://wunc.org/post/putting-nc-veterans-work-manufacturing <p>East Carolina University has launched a crash course for veterans to learn modern manufacturing skills.&nbsp;</p><p>The two-week pilot program started Monday morning.&nbsp; The courses, which are free to veterans, are designed to help them reintegrate and work in North Carolina when they complete their service. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 20:01:44 +0000 Will Michaels 19804 at http://wunc.org Putting NC Veterans To Work In Manufacturing Remembering The Indian Tribe Driven From NC 300 Years Ago http://wunc.org/post/remembering-indian-tribe-driven-nc-300-years-ago <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Three hundred years ago this week, European colonialists in what is now eastern North Carolina fought a battle that devastated an American Indian tribe. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 16:21:17 +0000 Will Michaels 12412 at http://wunc.org Remembering The Indian Tribe Driven From NC 300 Years Ago Program Aims for More Nursing Education http://wunc.org/post/program-aims-more-nursing-education <p>A new <a href="http://www.ecu.edu/cs-admin/news/ribn.cfm" target="_blank">nursing program</a> at East Carolina University and four area community colleges aims to train new nurses in their home communities. The goal is to increase the number of nurses with bachelor's degrees - to meet the growing demand for highly-trained clinicians and administrators. Kelly Cleaton is recruiting students for the program. She says qualified applicants will pursue their associate's degrees at their local community college, and eventually get their baccalaureates from ECU.<br> Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:40:00 +0000 Isaac-Davy Aronson 3349 at http://wunc.org ECU Dentistry School Admits First Class http://wunc.org/post/ecu-dentistry-school-admits-first-class <p>Fifty students will be part of the first class of the East Carolina University School of Dentistry this fall. School officials aim to meet the state's demand for more dentists. North Carolina has the fourth lowest dentist-to-population ratio in the country. The school will open 10 clinics in rural areas across North Carolina. Three of those clinics will be in Sylva, Ahoskie and Elizabeth City. Associate Dean Francis Serio says 4th-year students will spend most of their time treating patients in those clinics.</p> Thu, 02 Dec 2010 22:07:00 +0000 WUNC News 11450 at http://wunc.org