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May 11, 2020
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Student: Jason Pilkington

East Carolina University student Jason Pilkington loves to be outside and build relationships with people. “I’ve loved being outside for as long as I can remember,” Pilkington said. “I was...

May 08, 2020
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Visit our YouTube channel for the closed-captioned version of this video. Bria Stith, a standout on the East Carolina University women’s track and field team, knew she wanted to be...

Apr 21, 2020
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Student: Godgive Umozurike

East Carolina University student Godgive Umozurike plans to become a physician and serve in rural and medically underserved areas of North Carolina. Umozurike, a senior from Elizabeth City, is majoring...

Apr 17, 2020
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East Carolina University senior Anna Willis wants to make sure every student is counted in the 2020 census. “As college-aged students are one of the most undercounted populations in Pitt...

Apr 01, 2020
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Student: McKenzie Swindle

Weather has always fascinated East Carolina University student Mckenzie Swindle. Now, she is paving her way to a future career in meteorology. “Before moving to North Carolina, I lived in...

Mar 03, 2020
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East Carolina University’s Mary Ellen Hunter founded Piratethon, a student-led dance marathon fundraiser, to help children just like her. Hunter, a senior from Raleigh, had a heart defect and was...

Feb 18, 2020
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SHOWTIMES AND TICKETS 7:30 p.m. Feb. 19-21 and 2 p.m. Feb. 22-23 McGinnis Auditorium Public: $17.50 | Students: $10 East Carolina students will take to the stage on Feb. 19...

Feb 17, 2020
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Student: Nakaya Melvin

East Carolina University student Nakaya Melvin is always up for a challenge. Melvin, a senior from Fayetteville, is an Honors College student double majoring in public health studies and chemistry....

Jan 27, 2020
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Student: Lamar Gilchrist

As a kid, East Carolina student Lamar Gilchrist got to be in front of a camera. Now, he wants to be the one behind it. “When I was growing up,...

Jan 15, 2020
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Student: Delaney Arthur

East Carolina student Delaney Arthur has a passion for drawing and designing clothes. Now, she hopes to one day start her own design company. Arthur, a junior from Lynchburg, Virginia,...