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When Walter Hinshaw retired from the yarn business, he thought he was through with it. However, a trip to the dumpster five years ago started him on a new career. Hinshaw brought back strands of rope which he soon twisted into a doll, called a Dumpster Doll. Since then he has made over 7,000 and given away 6,000. Popular across North Carolina, the dolls have found their way to twenty-five other states and several European and African countries.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 33 Issue 8, Aug 2001, p16, il
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25432
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All college campuses have ghost stories and East Carolina University is no exception. From residence halls to the McGinnis Theatre, it seems there is a ghost story for almost every building.
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25441
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Rebecca Sweet, an interior design professor at East Carolina University, encourages her students to find a unique take on interior design and apply it to the real world.
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25464
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The Project Supporting Transition and Education through Planning and Partnerships (STEPP) offers support for students who have extraordinary capabilities and potential but have learning differences that might prevent their achievement. In a unique model to North Carolina, ECU’s Project STEPP has tutors and mentors that work with public and private high schools to identify and aid students to excel in the university setting upon entering East Carolina.
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25457
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ECU has introduced the global classroom to instruction learning, allowing students the opportunity to see and talk to other instructors and students around the world. The global classroom expands boundaries and perspectives thanks to founders Rosina Chia and Elmer Poe.
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25488
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Dr. Samuel Sears, the director of East Carolina’s health psychology program and director or Cardiac Psychology Service at the Heart Institute, is the leading authority in helping patients live with implantable cardioverter defibrillators. And his expertise is in high demand as the field of health psychology.
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25483
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Derek Alderman, a UNC Board of Governors Teaching Award recipient, wants his students to see a place as more than just a physical location, but geography as a culmination of space, place, and landscape that comes to life.
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25573
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Many East Carolina alumni have a unique distinction of living and working abroad after graduation. From environmental and peace projects to business ventures and sustainability, have packed up and moved their lives to areas as varied as Haiti, Venezuela, London, Italy, South Korea, Germany, and many others.
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25604
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Kel Normann, class of 1985, earned a degree in marketing from East Carolina University, which has aided him in his role as managing director of the Normann Financial Group of Wells Fargo Advisors. Given his success, Normann sees it as an honor and responsibility to give back to East Carolina. As an advocate for ECU, Normann provides a business scholarship, aids the College of Business Advisory Council, and provides assistance to the Colleges of Nursing, Human Ecology, Student Life, and the ECU Foundation.
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The Appalachian Heritage Crafters, a cooperative in Cherokee County, North Carolina, began as a way to maintain the history of Appalachian crafts and as a means of economic support in tough times. The cooperative has built a strong presence for their art, and are working on spreading skill throughout communities.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 1, Jan 2002, p24, il
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40642
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The seven community service learning centers associated with East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine, such as the profiled facility in Ahoskie, have a two-fold mission. They strive to provide innovative care, with a focus on underserved populations living in rural areas, and offer excellent hands-on training to its students. The necessity of this service and enormity of its impact are revealed in statistics and description of the program that prepares students for their service.