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North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper visited East Carolina University on Thursday as part of an initiative to educate college consumers on making wise financial choices.
The BCCC Board of Trustees and the Foundation Board of Directors held a joint retreat on Wednesday. During the morning session, Rick Smith, dean of Institutional Advancement at Sandhills Community College, gave the two boards an overview of foundation successes in Pinehurst and suggested a road...
How much can be said about the state of health care in 18 minutes or less? You might be surprised.
Al Schreier rocked back in his recliner, surveying the three future Pirate nurses who filled his small apartment. They were there, they explained kindly, to follow up on an injury to Schreier's leg. He needed his bandage changed, and a general condition assessment.
Beaufort County Community College is opening its doors and inviting members of the community throughout its service area to visit and learn about opportunities available to them.
Between 90,000 and 100,000 Americans are living with sickle cell disease today and approximately 125 infants are born with it every year in North Carolina - 25 of them in eastern North Carolina. September has been designated National Sickle Cell Awareness Month to increase awareness of their plight.
Not all students can obtain federal loans for college because some community colleges do not participate in the federal lending program.
East Carolina University welcomed its largest number of undergraduate students to campus with the start of the fall semester.
East Carolina University's School of Theatre and Dance is kicking off the 2014-2015 ECU/Loessin Playhouse series with the Dance @ Wright showcase, a multi-genre concert that features everything from ballet to hip-hop, on Sept. 19 - 21.
Whether you're making plans for college, wanting to upgrade your job skills or looking for a new hobby or interest, you'll fit in at BCCC.
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 Beth Velde will be inducted Oct. 7 to a policy group dedicated to honoring scholarship and service at college campuses nationwide.
focus on human rights will bring together musicians from around the world to perform in a free concert at Beaufort County Community College at noon on Thursday, Sept. 18, outside the lower level of Building 5.
From zero to 142 majors in one year is rapid growth for a new degree program at East Carolina University. The university studies program has experienced that surge because its flexible curriculum appeals to a definite niche of students, officials said.
Twenty-seven years of studying the bacterium Brucella have only served to increase Dr. Marty Roop's fascination with it. That's a good thing, because Roop, professor in the Brody School of Medicine's Department of Microbiology and Immunology, recently landed a grant from the National Institutes...
"Health Discoveries," a production of ECU-TV, will launch at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31. The "Health Discoveries" series, hosted by Dr. Samuel F. Sears, will highlight specific successes of East Carolina University faculty in solving important health problems via research, teaching and service.
ECU Physicians Neurology, a leading provider of care for people living with multiple sclerosis in eastern North Carolina, has been recognized as an official "Partner in MS Care" by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
For two weeks this fall, Beaufort County Community College will give people seeking to earn their high school equivalency degrees the chance to take a practice test free of charge.
In another sign of technology's continuing impact on student life, a yearlong project to phase out mail delivery to the roughly 5,600 residents of East Carolina University's 14 residence halls has begun.
The Labor Day holiday and weeks that follow find families with schoolchildren settling into the new school year.
If you have a hobby or a profession that you would love to share, then our Division of Continuing Education needs you!
Each month, a staff member is presented with the award by the winner of the award for the previous month.
Do you want to know where candidates for political office stand on teacher tenure, school vouchers, public school and college funding?
Two professors in the ECU Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences were inducted as distinguished professors at the college's annual faculty convocation Aug. 25.
Beaufort County Community College student Rhett Alligood admits he doesn't like to eat oysters but he does appreciate their importance to eastern North Carolina.
Honors College students put East Carolina University's motto 'servire' - to serve - into action Aug. 22, spending their first day on campus helping the community.
College of The Albemarle in Elizabeth City will present the The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, the first production of the 2014/15 Performing Arts Center season.
A printer, TV, mattress topper, bags full of clothes and an extra-large bin of shoes surrounded the Cotran family outside of East Carolina University's Garrett Hall August 21.
If you have to get advice on how to be safe taking selfies or need to be reminded not to publicly display material which you don't want public, you are stupid and should be placed in a zoo as "a rare species who was able to survive natural selection even though they shouldn't have.
The annual high school equivalency Assessment Day at Beaufort County Community College drew a record number of attendees on Wednesday, Aug. 20, with over 78 people from BCCC's service area attending the event. Fifty-five people attended last year.
New and improved shelters are opening this fall to provide pedestrians protection from inclement weather while they wait for East Carolina University transit buses.
Registration is under way for the 21st annual Beaufort County Community College Foundation Golf Tournament to be held Friday, Sept. 26, at the Washington Yacht and Country Club.
Eighty new students were officially welcomed to the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University in an Aug. 15 ceremony that reflected the responsibilities and opportunities associated with a medical education.
With their eyes focused on careers in medicine, two East Carolina University honors students saw first-hand the experiences of physicians through a six-week summer internship at the East Carolina Heart Institute.
Beaufort County Community College has received a $97,075 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation to support the creation and implementation of the college's new Agribusiness Technology Program.
Two students in East Carolina University's physician assistant studies program traveled to Belize this summer to volunteer and emerge themselves in a medical atmosphere quite different from eastern North Carolina.
Four employees of P & G Manufacturing's Washington plant recently completed Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification coordinated by Business and Industry Services at Beaufort County Community College and East Carolina University.
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