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for Metro Magazine Vol. 4 Issue 10, Nov 2003
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If there is one overwhelming theme--other than service--to be found in East Carolina University's history, it is the role of the underdog. More often than not, the school and its leaders were told something could not be done, and each time ECU achieved what many thought would be impossible. Like its mascot, the pirate, ECU has always done things outside the expected boundaries and come away with a treasure chest of success.
The East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine has come a long way in a short time. It is one of the ten \"youngest\" medical school sin the country, but in a short time it has become the focal point for many advanced therapies and treatments that are drawing doctors from around the nation and the world to Greenville, North Carolina for training.
Hugh Morton's photographic highlights are on display in an exhibit in the North Carolina Collection Gallery of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Wilson Library. Morton, a 1943 UNC alumnus, combat photographer in World War II, and unofficial state photographer for 60 years, photographed an array North Carolina subjects from state leaders to basketball players.
Following a century of startling growth and nationally recognized accomplishment, East Carolina University is implementing a strategic plan as it looks ahead to its Centennial in 2007. This ambitious initiative for the new century emphasizes the role of ECU as the educational, medical, cultural, and economic engine for the eastern region of North Carolina.
The North Carolina Museum of Art is reinventing themselves; with generous donations and land from the neighboring prison facility, NCMA's museum park combines art installations with spacious nature trails.