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In every local region there are daily events: planned, serendiptous, environmental and unavoidable that deserve mention.

For the third time, the East Carolina University College of Nursing has been designated a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing.
East Carolina University School of Art metal design professor Mi-Sook Hur showed 60 of her new artworks at LOOT: MAD About Jewelry at the Museum of Arts and Design, NYC, from Monday September 28 until Saturday, October 3. More than 50 emerging and acclaimed artists from 21 countries were invited to
Beaufort County Community College and the State Employees Credit Union (SECU) Foundation have announced the recipients of the People Helping People Scholarship. Misty Steward and Emily Alligood were selected for the award, which provides $5,000 over four semesters to help pay for tuition, books...
Ten students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as BCCC's Best in a ceremony on the college campus on Tuesday, Sept. 29
Seven thousand miles is a long way from home. That's how far Beaufort County Community College student Emily Rukundo has traveled to study so that she can return to Uganda and do something positive for her own community.
Ten students at Beaufort County Community College were recognized as BCCC's Best in a ceremony on the college campus on Tuesday, Sept. 29. The students were recognized for the character trait "committed" and were nominated by members of the faculty and staff.
Starting your own business is part of the American dream. You've given this thought, you've sought advice, and you are just about ready to begin, then you ask yourself...
Beaufort County Community College's Agribusiness Technology program was created in 2014 in response to demand from both students and employers in the college's four-county service area, whose economy depends heavily on agriculture.
Representatives from Tyrrell County Schools met with BCCC officials for lunch and a campus tour on Thursday, Sept. 24.
Beaufort County Community College has scheduled the mandatory Pre-Orientation for its Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy for the Spring 2016 Semester. It will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, December 7, 2015, in Building 10, Room 32 on BCCC's campus.
Whether it's a matter of studying for a particular class or test, or getting help with technology like email or Blackboard, Beaufort County Community College's all-new Learning Enhancement Center (LEC) is a one-stop shop for students to get the assistance they need.
East Carolina University scientists have been sending a small craft to navigate the North Carolina coast studying underwater noise and keeping tabs on tagged marine life all to better understand the ocean environment.
The rapid rise of the terrorist Islamic State group demonstrates the power of social media, acclaimed author and journalist Peter Bergen told a crowd at East Carolina University Tuesday night.
Three areas designed to hold stormwater runoff back from Greens Mill Run on the campus of East Carolina University are helping improve the water quality in the urban waterway.
On the eve of one of the biggest home football games this fall, the East Carolina University Board of Trustees entered its fourth quarter of discussions on the planned Heritage Hall.
East Carolina University faculty and student choreography will share the stage at Wright Auditorium this month during Dance @ Wright, part of the ECU/Loessin Playhouse Season. The showcase will spotlight an eclectic assortment of dance styles designed to captivate audiences on Sept. 18 - 20.
For the fourth consecutive year, East Carolina University has been recognized by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine with its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.
A colorfully painted cinderblock wall near campus helps illustrate an ongoing partnership between East Carolina University and its neighbors.
Supporters of East Carolina University gave a record-breaking $39 million in commitments in the 2014-15 year to benefit scholarships, faculty resources, programs, research, facilities, health care, athletics and more.
The purchase of a 13.6-acre plot of land adjacent to Beaufort County Community College was finalized on Thursday, Aug. 27. The land, located to the east of BCCC's existing property, was purchased using funds provided by the BCCC Foundation and Beaufort County
The BCCC Student Government Association (SGA) has named its officers for the 2015-2016 school year. The new officers are as follows: Elizabeth Cobb, President; Alfred M. Griffin, Vice President; Ashley Paszt, Treasurer; Katherine Blandford, Secretary; Yalissa Dominicak, Historian; Stephen Charles...
The days of copper wire within the communications industry are coming to an end. Today, modern telephone, cable television and internet data are carried through fiber optics systems, and a new program at Beaufort County Community College is aimed at training technicians to install these high-tech sy
East Carolina University students had the opportunity to experience the dangers of texting while driving Tuesday, when the AT&T "It Can Wait" Driving Simulator paid a visit to the Mendenhall brickyard.
Every day had something new in store for two Honors College students who spent their summer working with East Carolina University's leaders in robotic heart surgery.
A new class of East Carolina University nursing students was encouraged to pursue knowledge, emphasize service, and be honest and ethical in all matters during an Aug. 27 ceremony welcoming them into their future profession and into the College of Nursing.
East Carolina University is ranked No.1 in Washington Monthly magazine's list of "Best Bang for the Buck Colleges in the Southeast" released Aug. 24.
If you were at a North Carolina beach this summer, you might have wondered if a shark was swimming just beneath the waves.
East Carolina University alumnus Scott Avett encouraged approximately 4,200 incoming students to make the most of every moment during a keynote presentation at the annual Student Welcome and Convocation at Minges Coliseum Aug. 23.
Making progress on the establishment of two new schools, an enrollment of 30,000 students and the largest fundraising campaign in school history are among East Carolina University's priorities for this academic year, according to Chancellor Steve Ballard.
Eighty students were donned with white coats and officially welcomed to the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in an Aug. 14 ceremony that celebrated the privileges and responsibilities associated with a medical education.
The first new residence hall to open in about 10 years at East Carolina University welcomed students pushing hand carts and lugging plastic storage bins on Wednesday morning.
East Carolina University Director of Athletics Jeff Compher has been invited to participate in the 2015 Senior Leader Engagement Program (SLEP) sponsored by United States Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter.
Forty-eight applicants from 28 countries became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony held at the East Carolina Heart Institute Aug. 14. This was the first time a naturalization ceremony has been hosted on the campus of East Carolina University or in Greenville.
Each year, dozens of students at Beaufort County Community College benefit from scholarships offered by the BCCC Foundation, but it does much more.
Eleven-year-old Ross Pennington came to East Carolina University with no experience but was playing the guitar by the end of his first class at the annual summer Guitar Festival and Workshop.
"Enrique's Journey," the true story of a Honduran boy's journey to find his mother, has been selected as the 2015 Pirate Read at East Carolina University.
The six departments and schools that comprise East Carolina University's College of Human Ecology will soon migrate to other colleges under a reorganization plan intended to reduce costs and strengthen resources.
The clinical practice of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University has been recognized for significantly improving patient care through the use of their electronic medical record system.
One year after launching, East Carolina University's Tools for Advanced Manufacturing (TAMV) has empowered veterans throughout eastern North Carolina with the skills and tools needed to successfully transition into the civilian workforce.
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