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16821
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Janice Faulkner had a distinguished career in higher education when Governor James B. Hunt called upon her to head the NC Division of Motor Vehicles, which was rocked with scandal and burdened with inefficiencies. She had also served as Secretary of Revenue and Secretary of State, the first woman to hold that position.
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16820
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Eckard describes the new $24 million complex for softball, soccer, and track, proving that East Carolina University is more than just a football and baseball school.
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25477
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Nearing thirty years as an instructor at East Carolina, Jeff Johnson encourages his students to have a personal stake in their research. As one of the most decorated professors at ECU, Johnson has received more than two million dollars in grant funding and is currently helping the US Army to better understand the other cultures with which they interact.
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36093
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He was credited for ushering in the Golden Age of ECU sports. His value could be measured, materially and immaterially, in the donation of his historically significant effects. Included in his daughters’ donation were letters, memorabilia, football books, correspondence, and medals.
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36094
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College coaches were promoting mental calisthenics. Illustrating how it could work on the field and off were tips to improve mental agility. Included were awareness of mental pulse; avoidance of mental blindness; adoption of traits such as loyalty, hard work, and selflessness.
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36092
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In the first graduating class for East Carolina Teachers Training School was Pattie Simmons Dowell. As for personal firsts, they included class registration; presidency of ECTTS’s YWCA; alumna to receive a doctorate; recipient of the Outstanding Alumni Award. Possible, then, that she is also the first alumna to have a campus street, Dowell Way, named in her honor.
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36095
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A note of thanks could be expressed because of more than monetary donations. There was the establishment of Minges Coliseum and Scales Field House, which hosted the golden age of ECU sports. Particularly credited for heralding in this age was Coach Clarence “Stas” Stasvich, who led three consecutive 9-1 seasons and bowl games.