Summer Tillman Archives

May 23, 2016
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Student: Rebecca Poole

Rising senior and secondary math education major Rebecca Poole has always been gifted with numbers. "When I was little I'd much rather do flashcards or something than read," said Poole....

Apr 22, 2016
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An East Carolina alumnus and faculty member helped choose this year’s Caldecott Award winner for children’s literature. Alan Bailey, associate professor and head of services for the Teaching Resources Center...

Sarah Johnson
Mar 15, 2016
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Student: Sarah Johnson

Senior and exercise physiology major Sarah Johnson began lifting weights at the age of 14. "I always played the weird sports," said Johnson, who began weightlifting to get better at...

Antione Barry
Feb 26, 2016
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Student: Antione Barry

When U.S. Army Maj. Antione Barry landed in a hospital in Texas, medical records were the last things on his mind. That is until the doctors told him they were...

Feb 02, 2016
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Student: Robert Rankin

Senior engineering major and inventor Robert Rankin is changing the game.“I’ve always liked to put things together and mess around with stuff and try to figure things out,” said Rankin....

Jan 11, 2016
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Student: Roberta Bellamy

Doctoral student Roberta Bellamy is dedicating her life to helping Latino immigrant students and their families.While volunteering in eastern North Carolina elementary schools, Bellamy was struck by the health disparities...

Dec 13, 2015
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Student: Rahmeka Cox

College:  Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Major: BS Biology, BA Hispanic Studies Age:  22 Class:  Senior Hometown: Fayetteville Clubs & Organizations: Disabled American Veterans 9th District Ambassador, Alpha Kappa Psi Professional...

Nov 01, 2015
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Student: Mariah Barber

College:  Health and Human Performance Major: Public Health Studies, Community Health & International Studies, Latin America Age:  21 Class:  Senior Hometown: Matthews Clubs & Organizations: Alpha Phi Omega, Student Government...

Oct 15, 2015
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A new program in East Carolina University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions puts students front-and-center in demonstrating Pirate hospitality to prospective students. Through service as admissions student representatives, Pirate Navigators are...

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Jul 23, 2015
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“Enrique’s Journey,” the true story of a Honduran boy’s journey to find his mother, has been selected as the 2015 Pirate Read at East Carolina University. All incoming students are...