East Carolina University

The State Of Things
11:26 am
Mon October 21, 2013

From Tobacco Fields To Neuroanatomy

Zero to Eighty Over Unpaved Roads: A Memoir
Credit Evelyn McNeill / evelynmcneill.com/

  

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Military
4:01 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Putting NC Veterans To Work In Manufacturing

A veteran student from Fort Bragg.
Credit Fayetteville Tech Community College

East Carolina University has launched a crash course for veterans to learn modern manufacturing skills. 

The two-week pilot program started Monday morning.  The courses, which are free to veterans, are designed to help them reintegrate and work in North Carolina when they complete their service.

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Arts & Culture
12:21 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

Remembering The Indian Tribe Driven From NC 300 Years Ago

The Colonel James Moore map of Fort Nooherooka.
South Carolina Historical Society

Three hundred years ago this week, European colonialists in what is now eastern North Carolina fought a battle that devastated an American Indian tribe. A symposium at East Carolina University marks the anniversary of the 1713 battle, in which European settlers attacked a stronghold of the Tuscarora tribe called Fort Nooherooka.  Nearly a thousand Tuscarora Indians were captured or killed, forcing the remaining tribe members to migrate to New York. 

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Education
9:40 am
Mon January 30, 2012

Program Aims for More Nursing Education

A new nursing program 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.

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Education
5:07 pm
Thu December 2, 2010

ECU Dentistry School Admits First Class

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.

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