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14 results for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 12 Issue 1, Fall 2013
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22131
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Four new members joined the East Carolina University Board of Trustees at their July meeting. The new members are Bob Plybon and Terry Yeargan, who were appointed by the UNC Board of Governors, and Vern Davenport and Max Ray Joyner, Jr., who were appointed by Governor Pat McCrory. The remainder of the article contained board discussions.
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22130
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Hutson introduces readers to the new women's volleyball coach at East Carolina University, Julie Torbett. The daughter of a high school volleyball coach, Torbett played volleyball four years at Pennsylvania State University.
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22137
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The authors recount how East Carolina University took a big step toward integration four years before the first black student enrolled at the university when the Dave Brubeck Quartet performed there on the night of February 5, 1958. Brubeck arrived with a new bassist, Eugene Wright, who was black, and there were laws preventing black performers from appearing on stage. A compromise was reached, but the dam had been breached. Many black performers appeared in the following years.
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On June 10, 2014, the ECU School of Dental Medicine opened its second community service learning center in the state. Located in Elizabeth City, the center is a $3 million, 7,700-square-foot-facility. Ahoskie was the first center to open and eight to ten more are planned around the state.
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25606
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Dr. Ashley White, East Carolina class of 1986, has traveled the world in search of archaeological sites, but his greatest achievement has occurred right in his own backyard. After a series of storms caused erosion on his family’s farm in Ocala, Florida, White discovered pottery and coins that point to occupation by conquistador Hernando de Soto.
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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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25603
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To follow suit with recent studies that show effective communication among health care providers as an aid in reducing preventable medical errors, East Carolina’s Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School encourages inter-professional education in the curriculum.
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25605
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Defensive end Matt Milner uses simple physics to up his football game, and so far, it has paid off. As a four-time Chancellor’s List honoree and Commissioners Academic Medal awardee, Milner has also been selected for the Conference USA All-Academic Team, been the first Capital One Academic all-American selection in ECU football history, and chosen as ECU’s Outstanding Male Scholar athlete.
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25602
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East Carolina University prepares its College of Education graduates for meeting new challenges but using a new model of student teaching. The Co-teaching program emphasizes a relationship between the teacher, student, and interns, providing two student interns rather than just one.
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36107
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The Jazz Age was also known for the popularity of sports on college campuses. ECTTS was no exception, with popularity so great that two leagues were created, the Athenians and Olympians. Though the 1970s became known as ECU’s Golden Age of Sports, another golden age can be perceived in the League’s two decades' dominance in campus sports.
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36110
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An ECU professor didn’t have to travel far to find treasure. Among treasure discovered by Ashley White was a shipwreck, originally found around the Outer Banks in the late 1930s and much later confirmed as Blackbeard’s flagship. Another treasure trove, discovered near Ocala, FL, were coins minted during the reign of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella.
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36112
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In the midst of celebrating ECTC’s twenty fifth anniversary was mourning the death of its first president, Robert Wright. In the midst of mourning, there was a remembrance of ECTC’s accomplishments: becoming a four year college that offered graduate studies; increasing its faculty from 12 to 90; increasing its student body from 175 to more than a 1000. In the midst of mourning was also a remembrance of how its first president helped them come to pass.
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36109
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The Daily Reflector donated 80,000 photos, taken between 1949-1967, to Joyner Library. Among the photos, also digitized, were ones accessible outside of library walls. This was possible through Greenville in the 20th Century, a book written by an ECU history professor and two Joyner librarians.
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36108
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Another aspect common in college campus life experienced its genesis at ECU in the late 1930s, when twenty students formed the first school band. When it came to uniforms, support was found in the stands and out, with money raised from a rise in tuition.