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East Carolina University’s development could be perceived through on-campus involvement options. Campus life in the 1920s and 1930s may be viewed as an illustrious illustration. The three literary-minded societies were Edgar Allan Poe, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Sydney Lanier. As for the Jarvis Society, it was established for the few male students on campus.
What became the Career Center was the second local residence for ECTTS’s first president, Robert Wright. The first was the first building on campus, Jarvis Hall. From that experience, residency for he and his family was an unconventional version of on campus living. From his children’s experience of the campus as a back yard, it also functioned as home.