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ECSU opens at 10 a.m. on October 30

Hurricane FlagElizabeth City State University will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and return to the regular schedule of classes and activities for the day.

Cafeteria hours for today and tomorrow follow:

  • Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today.
  • Tuesday: Brunch will be served from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday: Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Checkers opens tomorrow at 2 p.m. and will close at 10 p.m.

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ECSU closed October 29, 2012 due to Hurricane Sandy

October 28, 2012, 1:50 p.m.

Chancellor Willie J. Gilchrist announces Elizabeth City State University will be closed on Monday, October 29 due to the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the coast of North Carolina. There will be no classes or other university sponsored activities on October 29 at ECSU. Only essential employees need report to work on October 29.

For more information on the hurricane and related hazards, please see the National Weather Service's Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov.

For updates regarding inclement weather and ECSU, see the university website, www.ecsu.edu; look for messages distributed by PIER, the Public Information Emergency Response system; see messages distributed through university issued email accounts, and hear those messages broadcast on WRVS FM 89.9 and on the ECSU Infoline: 252-335-3400.

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Hurricane Sandy and ECSU update

October 27, 2012, 5:52 p.m.

ECSU administrators are carefully monitoring Hurricane Sandy as it moves toward coastal North Carolina. Currently, the National Weather Service is expecting 5 to 7 inches of rain for Pasquotank County.

A High Wind Warning is in effect from 8 am Sunday to 8 pm Monday night.

The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a High Wind Warning for Pasquotank and Camden Counties from 8 am Sunday to 8 pm Monday.
Winds - Northeast winds will increase to 25 to 35 mph this evening (Saturday) with gusts to 40 to 50 mph after midnight. From Sunday into Monday - North-northwest winds 35 to 45 mph with gust to around 60 mph. Impacts - Prolonged strong winds and saturated soils will increase the potential for downed trees and power outages and possibility minor structural damage.


See the following links for information:

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/akq/
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?site=AKQ&FcstType=text&zmx=1&zmy=1&map.x=224&map.y=211
www.nhc.noaa.gov

ECSU administrators will announce changes in university operations hours for Monday, October 29, after noon on Sunday, October 28. Please check for updates on WRVS 89.9, the university websitewww.ecsu.edu, PIER (Public Information Emergency Response), university issued email accounts, and the ECSU Infoline: 252-335-3400.

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