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8307
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In 1975, Wilson native Ronnie Barnes became the first graduate of East Carolina University's athletic training program. By 1980, he was the head athletic trainer of the New York Giants, an NFL team. Today he is vice-president of medical services for the team, making him the go-to man for player conditioning, rehabilitation, injury recovery, and overall health. He is not a medical doctor, but he heads a staff of physicians, athletic trainers, and specialists who work for him.
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8308
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Lisa Rowland Callahan received her medical degree from East Carolina University in 1987. Today she is considered one of New York's best sports medicine doctors. She is the medical director of the Women's Sports Medicine Center at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan, where she sees professional and recreational athletes. She is also director of player care for the New York Knicks NBA team and the New York Liberty WNBA team.
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36039
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Being planned was ECU’s Centennial celebration, which would take place between 2007-2009. Endeavors commemorating the event included Henry Ferrell’s Promises Kept. An example of a historical highlight for ECU’s century long development was a quote from the 1908 groundbreaking event speech made by the regarded father of ECU, Thomas Jordan Jarvis.
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36036
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The real life of East Carolina University alum Ron Clark would become a reel event through a TV movie, with Matthew Perry playing the title role. As for other reel life connections to ECU, mentioned was the movie being produced about the 1970 Marshall University plane crash.
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36044
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The introduction of ice hockey, surfing, and Frisbee clubs, played at ECU and the greater Greenville area, was intended to expand the definition of club sport. Additional testament to their on-campus popularity were the number of student participants and a list of club and martial arts sports, including fencing and Tai Chi.
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36043
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The title alluded to fraternity and sorority members being true adults, rather than “college kids.” The article’s mission was to counter this stereotype of Greeks: more concerned about socializing than making a positive difference. An illustration of their intended more altruistic nature was Phi Beta Sigma’s “Sleep Out for the Homeless.” As for shedding another stereotype—more concerned about socializing than academics—included was information about required GPA.
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36045
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Greek and Latin, part of classic curriculum, was a source of dread for many students of yesteryear. Therefore, news that Greek and Latin for Vocabulary Building was a popular course for ECU students may seem surprising. An explanation was the appeal of vocabulary words perhaps regarded as profane. Evidence not surprising, but perhaps not considered during course registration, was their role in the development of later born languages like English.
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36041
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The standing room only event was the debut of ECU’s Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival. Spotlighted for the special event included the unveiled drawing of ECU’s planned new Performing Arts Theatre. Other visual accompaniment were photos of performers, Chancellor Steve Ballard, the New York Metro Alumni Chapter, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.