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Nov 19, 2018
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Pirate Profile: David Sager

When doctoral student David Sager was commissioned into the Air Force this summer, the gravity of his duty and dedication to military service members, veterans and a life of service...

ECU is dedicated not just to educating its dental students via hours in clinical simulation labs but also to connecting them to the community for real-world experience and giving back through events like the inaugural ECU Smiles at the School of Dental Medicine community service learning center in Sylva on Thursday.
Nov 19, 2018
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SALUTES AND SMILES

For Lloyd Holland, walking into the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center in Sylva, N.C., felt like coming home all over again. Holland and about...

Dr. Ford Grant, faculty director of the School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center in Ahoskie, talks with patient Amber Doering. The dental school has received national recognition for its innovative approach to dental education. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Oct 29, 2018
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ACCESS SUCCESS

The national organization representing all U.S. and Canadian dental schools announced last week that a 2019 award for innovation will go to the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina...

May 29, 2018
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Francesca DeFranco

When it comes to her career aspirations, Francesca DeFranco refuses to be boxed into a corner. She wants to combine a love of nursing and law into a future career...

May 29, 2018
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Nia Gilmore

Nia Gilmore is poised to take hold of every opportunity that comes her way at East Carolina University — on campus and beyond. Gilmore, 17, is one of ECU’s newest...

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Apr 10, 2018
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PATIENTS AS TEACHERS

Ernestine Wilkins couldn’t recall having ever won anything — until Brody School of Medicine student Shahzeb Khan chose to honor her for the impact she had on his path as...

Dr. Phyllis Horns, vice chancellor of the health sciences division, will step down after nearly 10 years in the role.
Mar 14, 2018
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COMING FULL CIRCLE

An East Carolina University leadership mainstay, who has filled many shoes at the university—from student to vice chancellor—has announced her intent to rejoin the faculty. After serving as vice chancellor...

Dec 08, 2017
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A MISSION OF SERVICE

A champion for quality health care in the East and a face of university leadership and service has announced his retirement from the Brody School of Medicine at ECU. Dr....

Nov 28, 2017
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THCAS Community at a Glance

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Dr. Gregory Chadwick, dean of the ECU School of Dental Medicine, is congratulated after accepting the James E. Holshouser, Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 03, 2017
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PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

  Dr. Gregory Chadwick, dean of East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine, was awarded the 2017 Gov. James E. Holshouser Jr. Award for Excellence in Public Service on Friday,...