Diversity Resources

University Resources

On Campus

ECU Health Sciences Sexuality and Gender Diversity Committee252-744-1020, Brandon Kyle: kyleb@ecu.eduInclusive of and welcoming toward all LGBTQIA individuals#LGBTQIA
Affirming Health Providers252-744-1020, Brandon Kyle: kyleb@ecu.eduThese providers also have training in providing affirming care, and some provide specialized health services for LGBTQ+ patients#Multicultural
Women and Gender Office252-328-5666, Ashley Cleland: clelanda18@ecu.eduPrepare students with the knowledge, skills, and values, to succeed in a global, multicultural society#Leadership
Interprofessional Health Sciences Student Leadership Council (IHSSLC)252-744-1020Promotes interprofessional student leadership and engagementN/A

Student Organizations (selected list)

Active Minds at ECU1-800-273-TALK (in Crisis)Supporting mental health awareness and education for students#Mentalhealth
African Students’ OrganizationECU-ASO@ecu.eduEnhance awareness of the diverse cultures found throughout Africa and the African diaspora#African
Amexcan at ECUecuamexcan@gmail.comConnect Latinx students with the Pirate community#Latinx
Arab Student Union252-266-8266, juwaieda19@students.ecu.edu Increase understanding about Arab cultures in the United States and in the Middle East#Arab
Asian Students Association252-412-8867, ragind16@students.ecu.eduRecognize the social, educational, and cultural aspects to build awareness of the Asian and Asian-American community#Asian #AsianAmerican
Black Students UnionBsu@ecu.eduEmpower ALL students while preserving the heritage of African American culture#African
Brody School of Medicine Sexual and Gender Diversity OrganizationWhitney MelvinStrive to educate future physicians and medical professionals on LGBTQIA issues and encourage awareness#LGBTQIA
C.U.L.T.U.R.E. Programming BoardCULTURE@ecu.eduGender and ethnically diverse, student-led group responsible for planning and implementing student activities and events#Gender
Chinese Students and Scholars Association252-864-7043, jiangz19@students.ecu.eduLearn about traditional Chinese culture and helps all Chinese students and scholars#Chinese
College Diabetes Network at ECUpirates@collegediabetesnetwork.orgProvide a social network for individuals with type one diabetes and advocate for the disease on campus.#Diabetes
Diversity in Medical Dentistry Society252-744-5534 For our learners (our students and resident physicians), we strongly commit to fulfilling the mission of Brody and creating inclusive spaces for learning and developing#Brody
German ClubDr. Birgit Jensen: jensenb@ecu.eduN/AN/A
Hmong Students Associationxiongba13@students.ecu.eduFoster cultural awareness of the Hmong#Hmong
Indian Student Association919-670-6334, kelkarn17@students.ecu.eduImmerse the diverse culture from the subcontinent of India#Indian
Military Medicine Interest Groupmmig_brody@outlook.comInform and foster medical students' interest in and knowledge of medical opportunities within the military#Military
Muslim Student Associationmsa@ecu.eduStrengthening the bonds between fellow Muslim and non-Muslim students#Muslim
National Association of the Advancement of Colored People ecunaacp2016@gmail.comEnsure a society in which all individuals have equal rights without discrimination based on race#Race
Native American OrganizationFacebook message preferredNative and non-Native students to come together, celebrate Native culture#NativeAmerican
Russian Culture ClubDr. Elena Murenina, mureninae@ecu.eduProvides students with an innovative curriculum on historical and modern Russia#Russian
Saudi Students Organizationssoecu@gmail.comPresent culture, traditions, civilization and history of the Kingdom of SaudiArabia to the community of ECU#Saudi
Sexuality and Gender Alliancesaga@ecu.eduPromotion of diversity awareness and LGBT+ education on campus as well as in the community#LGBTQIA
Suavemente Latin Dance Team336-430-1910, forrestj18@students.ecu.edu & suavementeecu18@gmail.comPromote cultural competence, increase awareness of the Latino culture, and provide an outlet to express and participate in Latino culture#Latinx
The French Clubvandenbrandt18@students.ecu.eduImprove our language skills and increase awareness of Francophone culture on campus, in Greenville, and in Eastern North Carolina#Francophone
The Spanish Clubclubdeespanoldelecu@gmail.comIntroduce and enhance the skills of the Spanish language for each of our members#Spanish
WorldWise Global Student Organization(252) 328-6131, worldwiseecu@ecu.eduGive students the opportunity to engage with others both locally and globally#Global

Ally Offices & Services

Office of Equity & Diversity(252) 328-6804, oed@ecu.eduProvides leadership in the university’s efforts to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for all#Leadership
Personal Pronoun UsageN/AN/A#LGBTQIA
Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center(252) 737-2514, lgbt@ecu.eduCultivate a transformative and culturally competent community centered in intercultural learningN/A
Safe Zone TrainingN/AN/A#LGBTQIA
Ledonia Wright Cultural CenterShaun R. Simon, Simons18@ecu.eduProvides opportunities to empower students to create inclusive and equitable communities#Cultural
Student Veteran Services252-737-6542, vets@ecu.eduFacilitate transition from the military to university life#Veteran #Military
Green Zone TrainingN/AN/A#Veteran #Military
The Department for Disability Support Services(252) 737-1016, dssdept@ecu.eduProvide individuals with disabilities support that will enable them to access programs, services, facilities, and activities of the university and to enhance disability awareness among all constituents of the university#Disability
Brody School of Medicine Office Of Diversity Affairs(252) 744-3525, bsomdiversity@ecu.eduEnvisions that the Brody School of Medicine will be a global leader in diversity research, data driven outcomes, education and programming, to serve and inspire positive change in academic medicine and beyond#Brody
Tips for working with trans and non-binary learners (PDF)N/AN/A#LGBTQIA
Brody School of Medicine Women Faculty CommitteeDr. Rachel Roper, roperr@ecu.edu, 252-744-1020 Support the professional development and advancement of women professionals at the Brody School of Medicine (BSOM) through advocacy, mentoring, education, and collaboration#Women
Navigate Counseling Clinic252-744-6010, Contact FormFree clinic offering holistic counseling services to individuals, families, and groups utilizing evidence-based and innovative interventions#Mentalhealth

Educational Opportunities

Student Leadership Council252-744-6010Identify issues facing student in the College of Allied Health Sciences#AlliedHealth
Interprofessional EducationN/AInterprofessional education and practice is intended to help students and healthcare personnel learn about one another and provide the highest quality of care #Education
Interprofessional Education & PracticeN/AN/A#Education
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) committee(617) 301-4800N/A#Healthcare

Community Resources

HousingDirector of Housing Operations, Aaron Lucier (252) 328-2758, luciera@ecu.eduFind on campus housing that provides roommate services to find the best match#Housing
Campus Living252-328-4663, HOUSING@ecu.eduProvide quality housing services to ECU students and support their quest for academic and personal success#Housing
Resident Handbook (PDF)N/AN/A#Housing
Residence Life News (PDF)N/AN/A#Housing
Social MediaFacebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Instagram: @campuslivingecuN/A#Housing
Living Learning Community (LLC) N/AN/A#LLC
Art & Design LLCDaniel Kariko, karikod@ecu.edu, 252-328-4063In the Art and Design Living Learning Community (A+D LLC), we discover how to be a successful artist and/or designer and student#Art
Athletic Leadership LLCDanielle Morrin, Morrind16@ecu.eduThe Athletic Leadership Living Learning Community offers enrollment for goal-oriented student-athletes who desire to refine their leadership skills#Athletics
Biology LLCLynnsay Marsan, MARSANL18@ECU.EDUThe purpose of the Biology Living Learning Community (BioLLC) is to help our intended biology and biochemistry students succeed at ECU, in the major, and in their careers#Biology
Chemistry & Physics LLCLisa Bennett, bennettl@ecu.edu, 252-328-9727The Chemistry and Physics Living Learning Community (CAPs LLC) aims to improve retention and success rates among intended and declared majors in both disciplines#Chemistry #Physics
Impact: The Leadership LLCEsmeiling Cabral, 252-328-8125, Cabrale16@ecu.eduThe Impact: Leadership Program Living Learning Community strives to empower students for academic success through involvement in leadership, citizenship, and relationship building#Leadership
InclusivECU LLCinclusivECU@ecu.eduInclusivECU is a Living Learning Community that has made the commitment to promote inclusivity, understanding, and education for the LGBT+ community and other minority groups on campus#LGBTQA
Innovation LLCElizabeth Hodge, hodgee@ecu.edu, 252-328-6175Students will join others from all academic disciplines with a unique opportunity to explore, develop and create innovative entrepreneurial ideas#Innovation
League LLCtheleaguellc@ecu.edu, 252-328-8125The League Living Learning Community is designed to support first-year males interested in sports and sports related issues#Athletics
Honors College LLCDiane Majewski, Ed.D., majewskid@ecu.eduThe Honors College provides students with an environment that fosters academic excellence and encourages students to learn beyond the classroom#Honors
Quest LLCLathan Turner, TURNERLA@ecu.eduThe community is structured to help transfer students make a seamless transition into ECU#Transfer
SafetyECU Police DepartmentN/A#Safety
LiveSafe252-328-6166Provides students, faculty and staff with a direct connection to campus safety so that everyone can easily communicate all their safety needs#Safety
Wellness and Support252-328-6387, campusrec@ecu.eduN/A#Wellness
Healthcare(252) 328-6841, studentinsurance@ecu.eduN/A#Healthcare
Counseling services252-328-6661N/A#Wellness
Main campus & Health Sciences252-328-6661N/AN/A
Rights and responsibilitiesN/AN/AN/A
Research252-328-6131Research within our college is multidisciplinary, innovative, engages community partners, and seeks to improve function and quality of life and reduce disability across the lifespan#Disability
Calendar252-328-6537, facultysenate@ecu.eduN/AN/A

Local Minority Owned Businesses

Castillo Language Services252-329-1121Castillo Language Services provides world-class interpretation and translation services for legal, medical and corporate clients#Deaf #ASL


Carolina Chicken & Waffles252-258-3562Our goal is to always put good things back into the communities in which we serve through providing good food and philanthropyN/A
Lookatdatder BBQ House & Catering252-756-4288, 411 Deck St Greenville NCCreative touch on classic dishes#BlackOwned
G.K Café252-752-7662, service@gkcafeandcatering.com, 3197 East 10th StreetOur mission is to bring a spirit of joy, peace and comfort to our guests, employees and owners as we show the love of Jesus Christ through service#BlackOwned

Beauty Services

Give Me Beauty Glam Bar252-347-3923, 1530 Evans St. Suite 110, Kendra ThomasAt Give Me Beauty Glam Bar we offer a variety of NON INVASIVE services to help you obtain your body and beauty goals without going under the knife#BlackOwned
The Good Hair Shop252-285-9105, 103 East Victoria Ct. B1Natural hair care salon#BlackOwned

Local Minority Networking Groups

Minority and Women Business Enterprise252-329-4664Increasing the opportunities of the MWBE community within public contracting and providing firms with the tools that will help them become successful#Minority #Women
We Win When WE Win - ENC Minority Catering, Food Trucks & RestaurantsN/AA platform showcasing THE BEST our city and surrounding areas have to offer from our Minority Restauranteurs, Food Trucks and Caterers, and Eateries#Minority #restaurant
Black Owned Business NetworkBlack Owned Business Network Facebook pageThe Black Owned Business network is a Network that was created to make it easy to find and support Black Owned Businesses. We partner with businesses to offer deals and discounts to black business owners and the black community#BlackOwned
North Carolina Hispanic Chamber of Commerce919-782-8764The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of North Carolina is a non-profit organization dedicated to promote the progress and economic development of Hispanic businesses and professionals in the region of North Carolina#Hispanic
North Carolina Latino Chamber of Commerce252-514-8153, 261 Belvoir Road/PO Box 1123 Greenville, NC, US 27835Advocacy, Service & Opportunity for the Latino Businesses in North Carolina#Lantinx

College of Allied Health Sciences Program Specific Resources

Addictions & Rehabilitation Studies

Addictions & Rehabilitation Studies252-744-6300N/AN/A
Student Addictions and Rehabilitation Association (SARA)leierers@ecu.eduThe primary function of SARA is to offer students within the program ways to get involved in the community through social and service activities#Service
Beth Lambeth Memorial ScholarshipN/AEach academic year, an outstanding student in the department is selected for the Beth Lambeth Memorial Scholarship. The student is selected by the faculty and students, and the presentation is made during the fall or spring semester#FinancialAid
Graduate Rehabilitation Literary AwardsDr. Mark Stebnicki, STEBNICKIM@ecu.eduAnnual cash prizes of $300, $125, and $75 will be awarded to first second and third-place winners#GraduateSchool
T. L. McClellan Memorial ScholarshipN/AThis scholarship was established to promote professional excellence in the practice of rehabilitation through granting scholarships to full-time students in rehabilitation and/or related helping or human service professions#Healthcare
Military and Trauma Counselingysasin19@ecu.eduN/AN/A

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Communication Sciences and Disorders252-744-6100N/AN/A
American Speech-Language Hearing Association CaucusN/AAsian Pacific Island Caucus, Asian Indian Caucus, Haitian Caucus, Hispanic Caucus, L'GASP-GLBTQ Caucus, National Black Association for Speech-Language and Hearing (NBASLH), Native American CaucusN/A
Asian Indian Caucusasianindiancaucus@gmail.comAIC was established to address the professional, clinical and educational needs of persons of Asian Indian origin residing in the United States#Asian #Indian
Asian Pacific Islander CaucusesAsian Pacific Islander Caucuses Facebook pagePrimary mission is to make connections among API groups, share common concerns in education, and advocate for quality speech and hearing service delivery for individuals across diverse API communities#API
Haitian Causushaitiancaucus@gmail.comPromote and increase the number of Haitian speech, language and hearing professionals#Hatian
Hispanic CaucusContact Hispanic CaucusUnited in dedication to serve Hispanic people with communication disorders#Lantinx
L'GASP CaucusL'GASP Caucus Facebook pageL’GASP is a caucus of National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals (NOGLSTP), and is the GLBT caucus of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)#LGBTQA
NBASLHnbaslh@nbaslh.org, (609) 799-4900Address the specific needs, concerns, and interests of African-American students studying in the professions, African-American professionals working in the professions, and African-American consumers with communication disorders and differences#AfricanAmerican
Native American Caucusnativeamericancaucus@gmail.comThe group has served as a forum for discussion of the issues that influence the provision of quality services to Native American populations including recruitment of Native American students to the field of speech-language pathology and audiology#NativeAmerican
The James & Carol White Speech Pathology Scholarship for Graduate Students (R)scholarships@ecu.eduThis scholarship is awarded to one (or more) full-time ECU graduate student(s) in speech pathology within the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDI) in the College of Allied Health Sciences#SpeechPathology
The Lina Edwards Wheeler Memorial Fellowship in Speech-Language Pathologyscholarships@ecu.eduhis scholarship is awarded to assist deserving second-year students pursuing a master’s degree in speech language pathology who are enrolled full-time and who demonstrate leadership capacity and commitment to public service#Service
The Meta Downes Scholarshipscholarships@ecu.eduThis scholarship is awarded to a graduate of the ECU Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDI) undergraduate program in the College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS) who is enrolled in the ECU on-campus graduate (MS) program for speech-language pathology#SpeechPathology
The Tanya Johnson McDowell & Riley Floyd Scholarship in Speech Pathologyscholarships@ecu.eduThis scholarship is awarded to a graduate student who is pursuing a master’s degree in the clinical practice of speech-language pathology in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDI) at ECU#SpeechPathology
Sertoma Communication Disorders ScholarshipContact Kaleidoscope GroupThis is a $1,000 scholarship to cover tuition, books, and supplies. Recipient may use the funds for any semester, including summer, during the awarded academic school year#Healthcare

Health Services & Information Management

Health Services & Information ManagementJoel.Stokes@Vidanthealth.comOur mission is to prepare next-generation professionals in health care management and informatics to be competent and innovative in an evolving healthcare environment in eastern North Carolina and beyond#Healthcare
The Ciox Health Scholarship in Health Information Managementscholarships@ecu.eduThis scholarship is awarded to assist deserving students who meet the following criteria: Students must be accepted or enrolled as an undergraduate student in the Health Information Management program within the College of Allied Health Sciences#Healthcare
The Louise O. Burevitch Scholarship in Health Services Managementscholarships@ecu.eduThis scholarship is awarded to provide financial support to a student or students enrolled in the Department of Health Services and Information Management (HSIM) in the College of Allied Health Sciences who meet the following criteria: demonstrated commitment to the health services management program#Healthcare
HealthPort Scholarship in Health Information Management252-744-6177N/AN/A

Nutrion Science

Nutrion Science252-744-1034, nutr@ecu.eduThe Department of Nutrition Science offers multidisciplinary approaches to promote human health and well-being through the food and nutrition#Health
Nutrition Science Association252-744-1034, nutr@ecu.eduThe Nutrition Science Association (NSA) is a volunteer student organization primarily intended for nutrition students, but membership is open to all majors#Service