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Chancellor Cecil Staton’s vision was to continue bringing ECU to a nationally prominent university status. Forwarding ECU to that status were initiatives such as expanding the Department of Public Health into the School of Public Health and doubling the amount of external funding for research.
Navigating rural communities toward wellness are volunteer health advisors, graduates of a program operated by the Brody School of Medicine and College of Nursing. Working in homes, churches, and community organizations, they, under the guidance of licensed health care professionals, help individuals manage chronic diseases. Activities offered through this program include nutrition classes, health fairs, and periodic progress checks.
Pitt County’s pride, its county seat, represents an effective blend of rural and urban. Greenville’s agricultural foundation has been solidly built up by industries like higher education and health sciences, as well as entrepreneurship level start-ups.