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No one has yet offered any kind of cash flow spreadsheet for the public to use in assessing the proposed jail to be built in Chocowinity.
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
An East Carolina University student in the Department of Information and Computer Technology has been selected as one of 10 students nationwide to serve on a "Dream Team" at an international education and training event.
Candidates facing primary challenges in N.C. Senate, N.C. House of Representatives, county commissioner and Beaufort County sheriff's races have been invited to Beaufort County Community College to meet with college officials to learn about issues facing the college in the coming year.
Frogs, fossils and jellyfish were among the popular activities for visitors at the annual Earth Day Expo April 8 in the Howell Science Complex at East Carolina University.
Beaufort County Community College students, faculty and staff got a first-hand look at advanced manufacturing processes earlier this week during a tour of the Washington plant operated by PAS USA Inc.
First annual Car, Truck and Bike show at Beaufort County Community College, located in Washington, North Carolina on April 5th, 2014.
Soon after U.S. Navy Corpsman Dustin "Doc" Kirby returned home from Iraq, he began to experience the disturbing symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Beaufort County Community College announces the following registration schedule for students for the 2014 Summer Term.
East Carolina University students from multiple disciplines shared their research and creative works March 31 - April 4 at the Eighth Annual Research and Creative Achievement Week at Mendenhall Student Center on campus.
Registration is under way for those interested in enrolling in the Commercial Truck Driver Training Program at Beaufort County Community College.
Sculptures by seven East Carolina University art students are on display at the Coastal Carolina Regional Airport for the next year.
Class is scheduled to begin Monday, April 28, at Beaufort County Community College in a career readiness course for those students interested in enrolling in a Nurse Aide I course at the college.
A grant of nearly $500,000 will help East Carolina University recruit and teach school librarians from economically disadvantaged and historically underrepresented backgrounds who want to live and work in eastern North Carolina.
Eighteen students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as "BCCC's Best" in a ceremony on the college campus recently. All students were cited for displaying the character trait "trustworthy."
The Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees on Tuesday agreed to seek an increase in appropriations from the Beaufort County Board of Commissioners in the coming fiscal year with the majority of the increase coming from needed construction projects.
Johnny Jones has high blood pressure and diabetes, conditions often seen by health care providers in eastern North Carolina. But a swollen leg and fever brought him to the hospital.
Attached for your reading please find the March edition of Campus Connections.
A distance-education professor is East Carolina University's recipient of one of the state's highest teaching honors.
The Gullfest Planning Committee is working hard to make our first spring festival a success on Saturday, April 5.
The latest in equipment and training for careers in advanced manufacturing will be on display at Beaufort County Community College as part of a week-long schedule of activities Monday, April 7, through Friday, April 11 during N.C. Advanced Manufacturing Awareness Week.
"The Psychology of Human-Dog Interactions," "Global Heavy Metal Music" and "Extreme Physics," are just a few of the seminar courses offered this semester to students in the Honors College at East Carolina University. If they sound out of the ordinary, there's a good reason.
This morning at 9 a.m. the leadership of Vidant Health, the NC Conference of Branches of the NAACP, and the NAACP Branches in Hyde and Beaufort Counties are pleased to announce that they have worked out an agreement to keep Vidant Pungo Hospital open.
Education for health care professionals in the 21st century must focus on teamwork and interdisciplinary training, individualized learning for students and patient-centered care. That was the message delivered by American Medical Association representatives visiting East Carolina University on...
Partnership and collaboration laid the groundwork for the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine's newest community service learning center, celebrated March 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The Lillington site - a 7,700-square-foot facility located off U.S. 401 - is the...
Artists and craftsmen from around the region learned how to market their crafts at a recent, two-day seminar sponsored by the Small Business Center at Beaufort County Community College.
Boots, gloves and toboggans replaced shorts and T-shirts for a group of East Carolina University students over spring break. Through a brisk wind and light rain on March 12, students picked up trash, tires and drift lumber in a Newport River marsh along U.S. 70 in Beaufort. The students signed up...
Actor Ben Jones, who played Cooter on the television show Dukes of Hazzard, will highlight the Beaufort County Community College Automotive Car Club Automobile Show to be held Saturday, April 5, on the BCCC campus.
Beaufort County Community College and Norwich University have reached an agreement that would allow BCCC criminal justice graduates to complete their bachelor's degrees online through Norwich University.
Match Day is another milestone for East Carolina University medical student Alan Burke, who's had a few of them. The cancer survivor will graduate from the Brody School of Medicine in a few weeks, and then he will be commissioned into the military and begin a residency in psychiatric medicine at...
Candidates facing primary challenges in N.C. Senate, N.C. House of Representatives, county commissioner and Beaufort County sheriff's races have been invited to Beaufort County Community College to meet with President Barbara Tansey to learn about issues facing the college in the coming year.
People with Parkinson's disease now have a tool to help them communicate more fluently. Janus Development Group Inc. is marketing and distributing the SpeechEasy anti-stuttering device, developed at East Carolina University, to people with the neurological disease to assist them with speech.
Several members of the Beaufort County Community College Board of Trustees donned prison garb and posed behind the bars of a mock jail recently to support a drive by BCCC faculty and staff to help fund scholarships for high school equivalency testing.
The Beaufort County Board of Trustees on Thursday held its spring retreat with student loans and changes to the board's bylaws and constitution on its agenda.
Studies conducted at East Carolina University have shown a way to predict which heart surgery patients may have a common postoperative complication as well as a way to treat those patients ahead of time to prevent it.
Are you thinking about starting college for the first time or going back to school to upgrade your job skills? Or are you wondering whether the time is right or your study skills are good enough?
East Carolina University's rehabilitation counseling program is ranked among the best graduate programs in the nation, according to a listing released today by U.S. News & World Report.
A challenge grant in the amount of $5,000 was recently donated by the Harriett Mish Estate to the campaign mounted by the Beaufort County Community College Foundation to build a digital sign at the front of the campus along U.S. Highway 264.
Last fall when the American Heart Association issued new guidelines to help doctors teach their patients about their risks of developing cardiovascular disease accompanied by a bulky computer spreadsheet calculator one ECU physician thought he had a better idea.
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