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23013
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This article gives interesting facts about sports, classes, enrollment, and organization information at East Carolina University such as the East Carolina Band was organized in 1938, the first physical education majors graduated in 1939, the first football team was organized in 1932, the Pre-Med Society was formed in 1939 and the first photocopy machines appeared in Joyner Library in 1968.
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21480
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This article examines the origins of East Carolina University (ECU) in Greenville, North Carolina, in the framework of the Progressive reforms of the early 20th century. Founded as East Carolina Teachers Training School, ECU sprung from a state wide debate on how to train teachers for an expanding number of schools. Opposed by Piedmont and western interests who did not want another eastern school, the college was approved after a series of bond issues in 1907 and began classes shortly after.
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35649
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Leo Jenkins may have earned the title of Daddy in a vicarious sense from his thirty plus years of service at East Carolina University, marked by accomplishments such as establishing East Carolina College as East Carolina University in 1967. In this sense, though, Leo Jenkins was Daddy to his six children, each of whom shared admirable aspects of their father with the author.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 3, May/June 1978, p22-23, 25, 49-51
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12208
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Founded in 1908 and opened in 1909, East Carolina's Teachers' College, currently known as East Carolina University, opened its doors to the public. By 1921, East Carolina began offering four year degrees and by 1929, the Master of Arts degree was added to the curriculum. The fourth-largest full-fledged college within the state, East Carolina encompasses some 130 acres and continues to attract students nation-wide.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 25 Issue 10, Oct 1957, p19, 21, il
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