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East Carolina University is the fastest-growing campus in the UNC System. The rapid expansion is the result increased enrollment over the past decade. Since 2000, six buildings have been constructed or renovated at a cost of $200 million. Projects under construction or on the drawing board will raise the total to $300 million. Tuttle discusses these projects as well as those that are unseen, such as wiring of existing buildings and technology upgrades for web-based and other computer-assisted modes of instruction.
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Few women attended college in the 1920s, but four sisters from Magnolia in rural Duplin County attended and graduated from East Carolina Teachers College during that period. They called themselves the “Magnolia Belles,” and a tradition was started. Over the following years at least one woman from each succeeding generation has graduated from East Carolina. In 2005, a member of the fourth generation earned her ECU diploma.
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Ricky Stokes, East Carolina University's new head basketball coach, was considered too small at five-feet-nine to play in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Yet, during his career at the University of Virginia, he played in two Final Fours and played in a school-record 134 games. Basketball teams at East Carolina have had eight straight losing seasons. Droschak profiles the new coach with the big challenge of turning things around.
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James Maynard, a 1965 graduate of East Carolina University, started with a single steakhouse in Fayetteville and built it into a $1 billion business. Maynard is the co-founder and chairman of the company that runs the Golden Corral restaurant chain. Golden Corral, with around 500 restaurants, ranks number one in the family-style buffet restaurant industry with a 40 percent share of the market.
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A common conception is that college students enter the “real world” post-graduation. What the student employees at WZBM proved was that they’re already in the real world. The skills they’re learning behind the microphone were helping to smooth the transition from on campus employment to off.
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Buccaneer was the yearbook, back in print after a fifteen-year hiatus. Buccaneer was also the second incarnation of East Carolina University’s yearbook. The first version, published when ECU was East Carolina Teacher’s College, was the Tecoan, short for Teacher’s College Annual.