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  • ECSU welcomes the Conways to Vikingland
    begin your exciting journey on our campus Student Life View sub menu Keyword Search Search Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Career Services Clubs Organizations Counseling Testing Dining Services ECSU Campus Store Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles ECSU welcomes the Conways to Vikingland By Kesha Williams Elizabeth City State University faculty and staff began the semester on January 5 by welcoming Chancellor Thomas Conway to the Floyd L Robinson Auditorium for the State of the University Address Conway a senior administrator at Fayetteville State University since 2008 and a 32 year administrator at N C State University told the audience he was happy to begin serving at ECSU where so much good work is already underway Conway noted the university s four year 1 ranking by Washington Monthly and the university s repeated appearances atop U S News and World Report s Best Colleges rankings as reasons he is confident ECSU remains an essential institution for the state Conway acknowledged that ECSU has proven especially valuable for the thousands of northeastern North Carolinians who earned degrees here since its inception and a special place for those who commuted to the campus for its strong academic programs Conway urged staff and faculty to continue the tradition of reaching out to students to make sure they have an exceptional experience here He recounted the memorable

    Original URL path: http://www.ecsu.edu/news/Conway-makes-state-of-university-speech.html (2016-02-17)
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  • WRVS brings 2016 high school basketball to the airwaves
    Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles WRVS brings 2016 high school basketball to the airwaves By Kesha Williams Friday night is hoop night and WRVS FM 89 9 is your radio station for the 2016 high school basketball season It s the second season for ECSU s radio station WRVS to broadcast live game action and interviews with school officials Clay Mercer production director at WRVS FM 89 9 says it a great way to keep abreast of the talent developing right here in our region From January to the end of February we ll broadcast over 10 games that s regular season action from the Coastal 10 Conference and the Northeastern Coastal Conference I m glad we can bring to fans live games Tune in for games that feature over 9 basketball teams Mercer said This is great for fans whose work schedule family obligations or their budget may not allow them to drive to each game and see it live So we re providing live game action that you can enjoy from the best seat in the house your house or wherever your radio dial takes you Fans can also listen online via our university website As a former ECSU Viking Mercer holds fond memories of playing basketball He knows how much time student athletes devote to the game He admires the courage young

    Original URL path: http://www.ecsu.edu/news/WRVS-brings-fall-2016-high-school-games-to-airwaves.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Community Development Program set to continue housing counseling sessions in 2016
    Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Apply to ECSU Schedule A Campus Visit Requirements Undergraduate Admission Graduate Admissions Open House Registrar Transfer Students Summer School International New Student Orientation Admissions Portal ECSU is the most affordable academic success university in North Carolina Learn more about the admissions and financial aid process and how you can begin your exciting journey on our campus Student Life View sub menu Keyword Search Search Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Career Services Clubs Organizations Counseling Testing Dining Services ECSU Campus Store Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles Community Development Program set to continue housing counseling sessions in 2016 By Kesha Williams Thanks to a fresh source of funding the Community Development Program will continue offering housing counseling sessions financial literacy sessions and homebuyer workshops in 2016 The funds stem from a 48 816 gift from the I C Housing Development Fund Co Inc of Rochester New York That fund distributed nearly 90 000 to six Rochester agencies and 11 Historically Black Colleges and Universities that resulted from the proceeds of a sale of 254 unit affordable housing complex that company owned and operated for 36 years The founders of the company were primarily graduates of HBCUs and wanted sale proceeds to benefit HBCUs involved in housing and community development projects Morris Autry director of ECSU s

    Original URL path: http://www.ecsu.edu/news/Community-Development-Program-sessions-continue-in-2016.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Hanson, fall 2015Bearer of the Mace, cherishes ECSU degree
    to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles Hanson fall 2015Bearer of the Mace cherishes ECSU degree By Kesha Williams David Hanson s wall contains a collection of awards he earned in the Navy but a space on that wall is reserved for his new bachelor s degree As soon as the degree is framed it will reflect an accomplishment he s proud to have achieved This was probably a day my parents weren t sure they would see since I went into the Navy in 1984 right after high school Back then I wasn t academically inclined Hanson said The military gave me the focus and discipline so I could achieve what I did at ECSU His accomplishment isn t limited to earning his first degree Hanson who graduated with a 3 978 grade point average was the Bearer of the Mace for ECSU s 61st Commencement The Bearer of the Mace is reserved for the non transferring senior with the highest grade point average At each commencement the Bearer of the Mace leads the line of undergraduates into the ceremony while holding the university Mace a 70 inch tall wooden piece that displays a replica of the Viking head cast in bronze with brass rays extending from the center depicting knowledge enlightenment wisdom and democracy He admits he felt awkward four years ago when he arrived on campus as a freshman a married man who had raised children He wondered if he had made the right decision to return to college after so many years but staff in ECSU s Department of General Studies assured him he certainly made the right decision They really kept me here During those first weeks of my freshman year I was almost kicking and screaming with doubt he joked When I showed up wearing a business suit at the first ceremony the university holds for freshman some people in the lobby mistook me for a parent of a student or one of the professors I laughed and told them no I am not a professor here just the world s oldest freshman Hanson overcame his apprehension for walking the campus with students half his age He developed good study habits and found the faculty and staff to be very attentive He was especially complimentary of the criminal justice faculty and the staff at the G R Little Library where he spent many hours preparing for class assignments From the time they opened that door at 7 in the morning the library staff was smiling and always willing to help me search for whatever I needed Hanson said Being an older student I realized what was at stake It

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  • School leadership program yields 14 graduates
    Viking Career Services Clubs Organizations Counseling Testing Dining Services ECSU Campus Store Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles School leadership program yields 14 graduates By Kesha Williams Elizabeth City State University reached another milestone December 12 when 14 students received their Master of School Administration MSA degree They were participants in the Northeastern North Carolina School Leadership Program NNCSLP a joint endeavor between the university and nine area school districts Bertie Edenton Chowan Edgecombe Elizabeth City Pasquotank Northampton Perquimans Warren Washington and Weldon City A 2 9 million grant from the U S Department of Education 2009 funded the program that was designed to increase the number of new certified principals and assistant principals to serve high need schools The majority of the program participators began as teachers but many have advanced to become school administrators assistant principals principals or director of instructional specialist instructional facilitator These master s degree graduates attended classes for a maximum of two years and summer retreats Some of them attended nationally recognized leadership conferences for educators and some served as presenters Fifty two people have already earned their MSA degrees through this federally funded program Those people participated in commencement ceremonies held over the last four years The participating school districts benefit when these educators return to their schools with updated skills and knowledge that improve the quality of instruction

    Original URL path: http://www.ecsu.edu/news/NC-School-leadership-program-yields-14-graduates.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Russian cellist and NC flutist share the symphony orchestra spotlight
    university in North Carolina Learn more about the admissions and financial aid process and how you can begin your exciting journey on our campus Student Life View sub menu Keyword Search Search Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Career Services Clubs Organizations Counseling Testing Dining Services ECSU Campus Store Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles Russian cellist and NC flutist share the symphony orchestra spotlight By Kesha Williams There s nothing like a Nutcracker Suite Medley to bring smiles to the faces of your holiday concert audience The ECSU Albemarle Symphony Orchestra delighted their audience by performing Tchaikovsky s March Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Waltz of the Flowers among others For the first time the orchestra welcomed Russian cellist Eduard Shvarts to the stage of the Burnim Fine Arts Center Shvarts skills have led him to perform with the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra the Moscow Philharmonic the Amadeus Moscow Chamber Orchestra and others In addition to performing as chamber musician and a soloist he takes pride in his role as a music educator He conducted a master class for ECSU students on November 30 Shvarts was complimentary of their conductor s selection of music The repertoire which Dr Krasnokutsky performed with the symphony orchestra really was special and important for young musicians These are famous masterpieces which everyone has to know especially at

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  • Satellite SBTDC office expands services in the Outer Banks
    growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles Satellite SBTDC office expands services in the Outer Banks Services provided to businesses in the Outer Banks Communities are improving now that a new satellite office of the Small Business and Technology Development Center SBTDC has opened This new site is located inside the Dare County NC Works Career Center at 2522 South Croatan Highway in Nags Head N C For 31 years the SBTDC has served as an advisory resource for entrepreneurs and current businesses They also provide services to economic development organizations government agencies and university departments The SBTDC office located on the campus of Elizabeth City State University serves 12 northeastern counties Bertie Camden Chowan Currituck Dare Gates Hertford Hyde Pasquotank Perquimans Tyrrell and Washington The number of businesses operating in Dare County is larger than the number of businesses operating in many of the other counties Those business owners and their staff respond to large seasonal waves of customers who visit Dare County for rest and relaxation Michael Twiddy director of the SBTDC at ECSU said it was time to expand services provided to the Outer Banks businesses This new satellite office provides a physical presence in this business market that we have not had in the past 31 years of serving the northeast We were delighted to welcome so many people to the November 19th ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of this satellite office Twiddy said This office will serve Currituck Dare Tyrell Hyde and Washington counties

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  • ECSU students receive scholarships from Apple
    menu Keyword Search Search Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Apply to ECSU Schedule A Campus Visit Requirements Undergraduate Admission Graduate Admissions Open House Registrar Transfer Students Summer School International New Student Orientation Admissions Portal ECSU is the most affordable academic success university in North Carolina Learn more about the admissions and financial aid process and how you can begin your exciting journey on our campus Student Life View sub menu Keyword Search Search Campus Map Maps and Directions Become a Viking Career Services Clubs Organizations Counseling Testing Dining Services ECSU Campus Store Residence Life Student Affairs Student Government Association Life at ECSU provides a range of experiences that are invaluable to your academic and personal growth Our students come from different places and backgrounds but together they create a diverse close knit community that seeks to create a better world Athletics Alumni Search Keyword Search Search News About Us By the Numbers ECSU Brands and Logos Forms and Documents Licensing Marketing Media Relations Publications Radio TV Service Social Media Staff Viking Profiles ECSU students receive scholarships from Apple By Kesha Williams Khaliq Satchell and Tatyana Matthews are breathing a sigh of relief knowing expenses for their senior year at ECSU are already covered They are two of 30 students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities to receive scholarships from Apple The Apple HBCU Scholars Program is part of the new Apple and Thurgood Marshall College Fund TMCF Diversity Initiative As part of the partnership Apple made a 40 million dollar multi year commitment the largest and most comprehensive corporate investment ever given exclusively for students and faculty of four year HBCUs Satchell a junior from Columbia Md and Matthews a junior from Charlotte N C are student scholars involved with research projects at ECSU s Center of

    Original URL path: http://www.ecsu.edu/news/ECSU-students-receive-first-apple-awarded-scholarships.html (2016-02-17)
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