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All in NC With Scott T. Hamilton

    Last year, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors embarked on a long-term strategic planning process. At the February 2021 Board meeting, the Board adopted a strategic plan that will launch July 1, 2021.

Board Awards $2m in Funding at February Golden LEAF Board Meeting

    At the February 2021 Board meeting, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded funds for workforce training and infrastructure projects to support economic growth in rural areas of the state.

Golden LEAF Kicks off Community-Based Grants Initiative in the Western Prosperity Zone

    For 2021-2022, Golden LEAF has invited organizations working in the Western Prosperity Zone to participate in the $11 million Community-Based Grants Initiative. Registration is open for the kick-off webinar to be held February 17 from 1-4pm.

March 1 Deadline Fast Approaching for Four-Year Golden LEAF Scholarship Applications

    A total of 215 awards will be offered to high school seniors and community college transfer students worth $12,000 over four years ($3,000 per year for up to four years) to attend North Carolina colleges and universities.


Latest The Region

A fascination with astronomy and the mysteries of the universe pushed Noah MacKay far beyond stargazing.
In honor of brother with cerebral palsy, alumnus creates scholarship for disabled students
Youth Awardees are selected for their leadership in the classroom and community and will receive grants for their education, or to fund an idea or community project
Honors College builds ECU Community School partnership through art, service
ECU researcher studies risks of lung injury from e-cigarette flavoring compound
Periods of rain, combined with saturated soils and rivers/tributaries already in flood stage, will result in additional river rises and flooding through late Friday.
Our office is currently monitoring an approaching weather system that has the potential to bring periods of heavy rain and localized flash flooding to our area.


ECUís Digital Market gives researchers opportunity to share innovations
Derek Miller has been named director of football player personnel and recruiting at East Carolina University according to an announcement from head coach Mike Houston on Monday.
Make Plans to Reboot PirateFest 2022 April 8th & 9th in Uptown Greenville
Today, the Golden LEAF Board of Directors awarded $2,099,350 for workforce training and infrastructure projects to support economic growth in rural areas of the state.


New Mini Purple Pantry, Emergency Fund help ECU students during pandemic
Uptown Greenville is hosting a month-long takeout campaign during the month of February encouraging the public to order takeout from Uptown Restaurants.
ECU selects Barnes & Noble College to operate university bookstores
Snowfall amounts from a dusting to five inches were reported across North Carolina this morning, leaving hazardous road conditions in some northern areas with greater snow accumulations.
ECU announces new fund to support COVID-19 research and relief efforts
Saliva testing will begin in February for ECU students, faculty and staff


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