Fulbright Scholar Fulfills Dream of Studying Abroad
Fulbright Scholar Farisal Bagsit had dreamed of studying abroad for years but turned down opportunities in the past due to personal obligations. When she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar in 2016, Bagsit knew she had to take the opportunity to leave her native Philippines to travel to the United States. Now, she is studying at ECU and pursuing her Ph.D. in social science and coastal policy.
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Dr. Benjamin Fraser, professor and chair of ECU's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures has been inducted into Sigma Delta Pi's Order of Don Quijote, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society's highest award conferred annually to only 2 or 3 people worldwide.Read the full story.
College Spotlight: The Voyages of Discovery Series
The Voyages of Discovery Series advances the spirit of exploration and discovery that is the hallmark of the arts and sciences, and has become the premier intellectual event for students and faculty of ECU, the citizens of eastern North Carolina, and a showcase for the quality of academic life at the university.
Each year, the series features thought-provoking and accomplished leaders from a variety of disciplines who provide insight into important issues in today’s society, and who share their experiences and perspectives.
ECU students may request a free ticket by going directly to the ECU Central Ticket Office, and presenting his or her ECU One Card.
|Private Kayla Padgett earned her criminal justice degree in 2015. Today, Padgett is one of the first women to graduate from United States Army infantry training. Read the full New York Times article.
(photo by Melissa Golden for The New York Times)
|Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society, has selected Jamie L. Vernon, ECU biology alumnus ('05) as its next executive director and CEO.
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|Tim Meigs, a biology alumnus and member of the department's advancement council, finished first in his age group while running in the 2017 Boston Marathon. Read the full article.