Rural Prosperity Archives

Nov 19, 2020


For many nonprofits, it’s not just their mission that defines them, but the connections they build within their communities. East Carolina University sophomore Vedika Modi learned about the importance of...

Nov 19, 2020


Moving around during childhood can be stressful for any student constantly boxing up and uprooting their lives. After more than four moves and a constant reshuffling of schools and friends,...

Nov 19, 2020


Libraries aren’t traditionally the place you go for small business support, but one East Carolina University student is changing that perception in Wayne County. Accounting major Dejah McManus, an Indian...

Nov 19, 2020


Despite the challenges that arose in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, East Carolina University continued its State Employees’ Credit Union Public Fellows Internship program, offering 20 students a chance...

Aug 31, 2020

Interns Announced for 2020 SECU Internship Program

Twenty East Carolina University students will spend the fall as part of the university’s State Employees Credit Union Public Fellows Internship program. The program, led by the Division of Research,...

Aug 21, 2020

RISE29 Student Entrepreneurship Program Announces Fall 2020 Interns

More than a dozen East Carolina University students have been selected for fall internships with the university’s award-winning student entrepreneurship program, RISE29. RISE29, led by the university’s Division of Research,...

Ethernet cables hooked into computer system
Aug 14, 2020

Expanding Broadband Opportunities

COVID-19 uncovered the realities of the rural digital divide. While almost all Americans living in urban and suburban areas have access to high speed internet, only about 63% of people...

Jul 20, 2020

Navigating Uncharted Waters

This article appeared in Business NC's July 2020 Research North Carolina special section. Over the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic upended the way many industries interact with employees, customers...

Jun 16, 2020
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Jennette’s Pier Selected, CSI Partners for Final Round of DOE Competition

East Carolina University’s Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) will partner with the United States Department of Energy (DOE) to host the final round of the Waves to Water Prize competition at...

Provost Grant Hayes addresses crowd.
Jan 24, 2020

Provost’s Challenge Kicks Off With Focus on Health and Well-being

A group of East Carolina University students will spend the semester exploring ways to improve student health and wellness as part of the second Provost’s Challenge. More than 80 entrepreneurial...