Promising Programs Statewide: Elizabeth City State University  Higher Education Research Summer 2015

“First-Year Experience,” MERIT, and JEWELS Elizabeth City State University (ECSU), located in Pasquotank County in eastern North Carolina, is also part of the UNC system. In the fall of 2014, 73 percent of students enrolled were African American.1 Because ECSU is predominantly African-American, the programs and initiatives the institution offers to increase enrollment, completion, and overall attainment levels, while not necessarily designated for minority students, significantly impact the success rates for minority students.… Full story »