Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Charles Becton was one of several faculty,
staff and residence hall assistants who welcomed 282 new freshmen to campus Saturday,
August 17. ECSU classes for all students began on August 20. Freshmen will gather
in the auditorium of the Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center for the first convocation
of the year, the Fall Convocation and Freshman Candelighting Ceremony on September
22. The event is open to students as well as parents/guardians. For details on that
ceremony, call the Office of General Studies, 335-3324.