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Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – The Office of Sponsored Programs at Elizabeth City State University has announced that funding for competitive awards has exceeded $5 million. Director of Sponsored Programs, Annemarie Delgado, says that at the end of the 2019 fiscal year, ECSU received 32 awards totaling more than $5 million, a substantial increase over last… Continue reading Elizabeth City State University Awarded More than $5 Million in Competitive Grants

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Visionary Presidents and the future of HBCUs

Individuals that define a visionary president are those who are cited for being committed to diversity, engagement with local communities, and committed to equality in opportunity. Mentioned are a few of those visionary leaders who are demonstrating a vision for the future of HBCUs. Swiftly approaching her full first year as a Historically Black University… Continue reading Visionary Presidents and the future of HBCUs

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Engineer, STEM Advocate, Higher Education and Civil Leader Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd to serve as Keynote Speaker of ECSU Founders Day Convocation

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Engineer, STEM advocate, high education and civic leader, public speaker and former president of Alabama State University Dr. Gwendolyn E. Boyd to serve as the 128th Founders Day Convocation at Elizabeth City State University on Friday, March 8, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center on… Continue reading Engineer, STEM Advocate, Higher Education and Civil Leader Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd to serve as Keynote Speaker of ECSU Founders Day Convocation

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Dr. Karrie G. Dixon Named Seventh Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University

CHAPEL HILL –  The Board of Governors of the University of North Carolina System announced on December 14, 2018, that Dr. Karrie Gibson Dixon has been selected as chancellor of Elizabeth City State University. The decision was made following a vote held by the Board during its regular meeting. Dr. Dixon, who has held the… Continue reading Dr. Karrie G. Dixon Named Seventh Chancellor of Elizabeth City State University

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ECSU Offers First Online Masters of Education Degree Program

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Starting January 2019, Elizabeth City State University (ECSU) is offering its first online Masters of Education degree program. The 100 percent online program will offer two concentrations, one for teacher leaders, and another for initial certification. With total tuition less than $7,000 they are some of the most affordable online graduate… Continue reading ECSU Offers First Online Masters of Education Degree Program

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Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University (ESCU) is on a continuous rise to success. The University of North Carolina System Board of Governors has approved the appropriation of $2.3 million for ECSU, the largest allocation of repair and renovation funding for the institution in over a decade. According to a press release by… Continue reading Board of Governors Approves $2.3 Million Appropriation for ECSU

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Dillard University’s President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough to deliver Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Commencement Address

ELIZABETH CITY, NC – Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Fall Commencement will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the R.L. Vaughan Center. Dillard University’s president Dr. Water M. Kimbrough will deliver the keynote address. According to a press release by the university, Dr. Kimbrough is a native of Atlanta, Georgia.… Continue reading Dillard University’s President Dr. Walter M. Kimbrough to deliver Elizabeth City State University’s 165th Commencement Address

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ECSU Chancellor Conway gives State of the University Address to Faculty and Staff

ELIZABETH CITY, NC.- Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Thomas E.H. Conway Jr., stood before an auditorium full of faculty members and educators delivering a State of University speech that at its core extolled the virtues of excellence. The speech was delivered on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, during the Faculty Institute on the ECSU campus. Conway… Continue reading ECSU Chancellor Conway gives State of the University Address to Faculty and Staff