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Project New Start Helps Solar, Electrical, Construction Trade Employers Find Skilled Workers

    The Family Resource Center South Atlantic provides resources and training in partnership with the Center for Energy Education and Halifax Community College to meet the needs of local employers.

    Learn more HERE.

Golden LEAF Announces Requests for Proposals, Job Posting To Support Implementation of Key Components of the Strategic Plan

    Proposals sought from organizations to provide technical assistance for new site development program and to administer revised internship opportunities for Golden LEAF scholars.

    Learn more HERE.

Cumberland Grow Helps Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, and Carpentry Trade Employers Fill Positions

    Fayetteville Technical Community College's partnership with the Cumberland County District Attorney and local law enforcement has led to employment outcomes for nearly all program participants.

    Learn more HERE.

Golden LEAF Scholarship Alumni Spotlight: Chentell Parker

    Hoke County native Chentell Parker is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Greater Vision Counseling and Consulting in Hoke County. She received her undergraduate degree from UNC - Chapel Hill and her graduate degree from Howard University.

    Learn more HERE.

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Latest The Region

We're back again! Uptown Greenville and PiCASO will host their fourth Dickinson Avenue After Dark event Friday, October 15th from 7 to 10 pm. We invite you to join us on 8th Street for eastern North Carolina's quirkiest beer festival!
Uptown Greenville participates in the 38th annual National Night Out, Tuesday, August 3rd from 5–8pm at Five Points Plaza.
ECU’s camps for children living with health challenges reopen
The Golden LEAF Foundation awards funds to provide scholarships for both high school and community college transfers entering a four-year college or university in North Carolina as well as for rural students attending community college in North Carolina.
Long-time ECU employees appointed to vice chancellor roles
ECU dental student earns national scholarship for community service
ECU welcomes its most diverse class of medical students in school history


Christian Penister’s admiration for his childhood dentist and desire to provide care for the underserved led him to dentistry.
Mangrove forest study has takeaways for coastal communities
Partnership enables students to pursue passion for education in home communities
The Golden LEAF Foundation Board recently adopted a long-term strategic plan to serve as a roadmap for the next few years.
Piano festival brings students, guest artists to campus
A car crash changed the future for East Carolina University’s Dr. Pamela Reis — and the future of thousands of students, mothers and their babies.


Our next meeting is Thursday July 15th beginning at 6:00 PM at King Chicken Restaurant.
ECU’s Country Doctor Museum reopens, showcases rural health care during past pandemics
ECU criminal justice students provide fresh eyes on cold cases for SBI
On June 30, Governor Cooper announced Elkay Corporation will construct and equip a new distribution facility and create 20 new jobs.
Chancellor announces leadership appointments, ECU-branded academic health system
There were very minor changes with this morning’s update from the National Weather Service.
The 6pm update from the National Weather Service continues to shift the track of Elsa west.


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