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Despite struggling with grades and qualifications as a freshman, Harold Varner has turned it around and made North Carolina golf history at East Carolina. Varner sped up the leaderboard and win the North Carolina Amateur Championship and posted the best score in Pirate history at the Outer Banks Intercollegiate. He hopes to continue his string of victories at ECU several large invitationals and Conference USA championships.
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As East Carolina Teachers College transitioned into a four-year college, students were expected to assume more responsibility. President Robert Wright worked with students to create the first student government association. They were given broad powers and praised for their civic consciousness and fairness.
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The inaugural class of East Carolina’s School of Dental Medicine is learning about the tools of the trade. The brisk pace and problem-solving seminars, which distinguish ECU’s Dental School from others, are propelling this new class through a rite of passage: taking up the dental drill.
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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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Kevin Williamson, class of 1987, known as the creator Dawsons Creek, is also dominating the scary movie genre and creating more intensely popular TV series.
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The man who could be considered Dr. Leo Jenkins’ right-hand man during his years as chancellor was James Tucker, dean of students. Described as having “an iron hand inside a velvet glove,” Tucker served as a capable leader during integration in the 1960s and student unrest a decade later. During his years as dean, Tucker also witnessed the establishment of the nursing school and introduction of computers on campus.
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Through most of ECU’s history, the number of female students has been larger, with this reality palpable particularly in the residence halls. In fact, the number of male students was so low by 1912 that Wilson and Jarvis became female dorms. Male students rented rooms in town until 1919, when the number dropped to zero.