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Dec 10, 2018
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Student: Matthew Campbell

From a starting cadet class of 50 in 2015, senior Matthew Campbell is one of the remaining five. Campbell is the Cadet Vice Wing Commander, or second in command of...

ECU dancers perform in the first ever Fall Dance.
Nov 29, 2018
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East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance is making history this semester. Fall Dance 2018 will be the first time that the dance department has put on two main-stage...

ECU student Mila Bolash, left, portrays Edwin Drood and Drew Wells portrays John Jasper in
Nov 13, 2018
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The East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance is bringing the hilarious, interactive whodunit mystery musical,“The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” to the stage. The musical is based on an...

De’Mone’ Jordan
Oct 31, 2018
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Student: De’Mone’ Jordan

De'Mone’ Jordan has spent the last year creating and starting a program for elementary school girls that attend Building Hope Community Life Center. Jordan graduated with her bachelor’s degree in social work...

Brittany Good Dancing Photography by Rhett Butler.
Oct 18, 2018
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Student: Brittany Good

Brittany Good is dancing through life with passion in her feet. “She is dependable, collegial and kind to everyone,” said Dr. Marissa Nesbit, assistant professor and dance program coordinator at...

ECU professor Gregory Funaro portrays the villainous Black Stache in “Peter and the Starcatcher.” (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 09, 2018
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Audiences will be invited to fly, dream and join the adventure of “Peter and the Starcatcher” in East Carolina University’s McGinnis Theatre on Oct. 11-14. The play is a prequel...

Yeargan Pirate Profile
Sep 24, 2018
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Student: Bennett Yeargan

Bennett Yeargan has gone above and beyond to help and serve others through his knowledge and expertise in his two fields of study: accounting and German language and literature. Yeargan...

Aug 27, 2018
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Student: Kayla Ridgell

Kayla Ridgell, a student in the East Carolina University master of arts in health communication program, has excelled in her studies and brought a shining personality and contagious smile to...

Mikayla Johnson trained and learned to carry out undergraduate research in the frog lab at the Howell Science Complex.
Aug 20, 2018
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Studying evolution in Peruvian frogs may not interest some, but Mikayla Johnson considers herself lucky. This summer, she was an undergraduate student researcher in the lab of Dr. Kyle Summers,...

Jessica Vargas Hernandez helps build the helicopter simulator with other interns.
Aug 20, 2018
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Designing the inside of a helicopter is just as hard as it sounds, but Pirate Jessica Vargas Hernandez used her skills and knowledge to complete the task through her summer...