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for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 3 Issue 2, Spring 2005
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Bryan Rilinger graduated from East Carolina University in 2001. In November 2004, he moved to Thailand to teach scuba diving. In December 2004, one of the deadliest tsunamis in history struck the area causing massive destruction and loss of life. Rilinger, who was forty feet below the ocean's surface when the wave struck, survived by clinging to a rock. He shares his experiences with the great wave and its aftermath.
Emily Proctor graduated from East Carolina University in 1991, with a degree in communication (broadcasting). Two months after graduation she moved to Los Angles to pursue an acting career. In 1997, after some small film parts and television work, she landed the lead female role in the HBO film Breast Men. In 1999, she was picked for a role on the television series West Wing and today she has a lead role in CSI: Miami.
In 1965, the East Carolina University Poetry Forum started. The forum's mission was to bring creative writing to campus, and for the past forty years, poets of all persuasions have attended the twice monthly meetings to freely discuss their creations. Hundreds of students and others have come through the years. Peter Makuck, a distinguished writer, ECU English professor and adviser, has been the forum's director since 1977.
Terry Holland is East Carolina University's new director of athletics. Holland came to the university in the fall of 2004, with four decades of success in college athletics and an impeccable national reputation. Standing six feet eight inches tall, he is hard to miss on campus. Bradsher talks with him about his first few months on campus and about what he hopes to accomplish during his tenure.