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In the spring of 1977, after twelve years of planning and preliminary accreditations, East Carolina University was approved for the enrollment of its first four-year medical class. Approval was granted by the joint accrediting agency of the American Medical Association and the Association of American Medical Colleges. The first class of twenty-eight students will begin on the Greenville campus in August 1977. The curriculum will emphasize family practice. Dr. William E. Laupus is the dean of the East Carolina University School of Medicine.
East Carolina University, after twelve years of planning and preliminary accreditations, was approved this spring for the enrollment of its first four-year medical class. Dr. William E. Laupus, dean of the School of Medicine, believes the family medicine program will be one of the school’s strongest assets and offer the training needed to prepare doctors for rural medical practices.
Dr. David Knox, a sociologist and associate professor at East Carolina University, discusses his research on marriage, counseling, and modern family life. He also discusses current marital trends in North Carolina and a behavioral contract approach to keeping couples happy.
The New Year’s Shoot is an annual tradition in Cherryville celebrating the town’s German ancestry and founders. The tradition begins with an old English chant passed down in the Beam family. Then a gun is shot under the bough of a fruit-bearing tree, hoping to bring fertility and good luck to that tree for the new year.
Kathy McMillan is an eighteen-year-old athlete from Raeford in Hoke County. She broke the national women’s long jump record, and will compete in this summer’s Olympics. This article presents a biography of McMillan, her training and education.