Jamie Smith Archives

Nov 03, 2020
  • Jamie Smith

Politics and Kids: Experts offer advice on discussing emotions tied to elections

The polarized attitudes surrounding the 2020 election may have lasting effects on children. The amount of negative campaigning, news coverage and even everyday conversations between people has been difficult to...

Oct 29, 2020
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ECU selects Minges Bottling Group for exclusive pouring rights

East Carolina University officials have awarded exclusive pouring rights to Minges Bottling Group, a Pepsi-Cola company, after a competitive bid process. The contract gives Minges Bottling Group the exclusive right...

Sep 30, 2020
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Sixty years ago, a young senator running as the Democratic nominee for president put East Carolina University (then East Carolina College) on the map for future presidential hopefuls. Learn more...

Jul 13, 2020
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ECU elections poll shows competitive presidential and senate races in NC

On June 30, East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research released its latest poll showing a very close race for president between former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald...

Feb 27, 2020
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ECU poll says Biden still leads in South Carolina ahead of primary

During the month of February, the Center for Survey Research at East Carolina University has conducted three polls of voters in South Carolina leading up to the state’s Democratic primary...

Feb 13, 2020
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Butterflies in your stomach, a knock on the door, an awkward moment meeting your parents or roommate and then one of the most terrifying and exciting moments of dating –...

Nov 05, 2019
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When I grow up, I want to be a… dentist, business owner, author. For most children, the idea of what they want to be when they grow up starts with...

Oct 22, 2019
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Have you heard bumps in the night in buildings on East Carolina University’s campus? Maybe a door slamming mysteriously in Christenbury Gym. Cold brushes of air in Joyner Library. Children...

Valerie Cook takes a photo of her daughter Taylor at the Main Campus Student Center
Oct 02, 2019
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Staff and volunteers spent Saturday, Sept. 28, showing more than 1,250 potential Pirates why they should call East Carolina University home. ECU’s annual Fall Open House brings high school and...

Sep 11, 2019
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After graduating a record-breaking number of students during the 2018-2019 academic year, East Carolina University welcomed the third largest freshman class in the university’s history this fall. “I believe we...