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9 results for East: the Magazine of East Carolina University Vol. 9 Issue 2, Winter 2011
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25471
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Although fought miles away, the Great War was felt at East Carolina when food rationing was imposed in the fall of 1917 by the Food Administration Board under Herbert Hoover. To feed a growing campus with dwindling supplies, Nannie Jeter relied on the University’s farm and hogs, and local produce and seafood.
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25468
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Sam Wornom, ECU class of 1965, co-founded a chain of convenience stores, The Pantry with the business know-how he gained at East Carolina. After the success of The Pantry chain, Wornom successfully branched out into other businesses such as warehousing, manufacturing, and investments.
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25469
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Using a cutting-edge research program, Cecelia Valrie (class of 1999) is working with doctors and East Carolina medical students to understand and help children with lifelong, painful illnesses live more normal lives.
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25467
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From a little teachers college to a state-of-the art dental school, East Carolina has come a long way. Schulken reflects on the success of the East Carolina from its inception to the present, its momentum and what needs to be implemented in the future.
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25470
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Tim Metcalf, East Carolina’s Director of Compliance for Athletics, deals with the massive book of rules governing college recruiting by the NCAA.
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36085
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Alluding to an article in an earlier edition about Kate Beckwith, the author discusses his mother who he believed was influenced by East Carolina Teachers Training School’s first principal. In reference to his mother’s teaching career, he noted North Carolina’s contribution to the well-known schoolteacher stereotype. According to him, female teachers could not be married.
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36088
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The arrival of East Carolina Teachers Training School also started the redirection of Greenville’s spread in 1910. Within four years, the former trend—moving west from Five Points—had shifted to the east, towards what became known as the main campus.
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36086
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Among the firsts that ECU may claim: offering online proctoring for students from all sixteen higher education institutions in the UNC system. Perhaps this was not surprising, though, given its renown as a co-pioneer in Distance Education in North Carolina.
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36089
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Along with famous firsts for East Carolina University’s first century were visits by historical figures. Included as famous visitors was this aviator, also among the first famous female pilots.