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Many universities are adjusting their MBA programs to meet the needs of a changing business world and the lives of individuals. Changes in curriculum design include more collaborative work in the classroom and pairing students with companies to generate solutions. Changes in programs include a shorter finish time, more concentrations, and online courses. Universities with MBA programs profiled include UNC-Greensboro, UNC-Wilmington, and East Carolina University.
Along with education, ECU is making a difference in fields such as medicine, life sciences, engineering, technology, and business. Graduates are a particular boon to rural communities, most vulnerable to the economic and occupational challenges the region has known the past few decades. Another industry noted as a potential booster to a region without textiles and tobacco as occupational powerhouses is ecotourism.