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With 1,600 acres on four different properties and nine undergraduate colleges, graduate school, and four professional schools, East Carolina University is the third-largest university in the State and the fastest-growing campus in the University of North Carolina System. In addition to its academic excellence in health sciences, research, medicine, and more, East Carolina University in Greenville is also a busy, lively source of many cultural events and activities, ranging from musical concerts to theater and dance productions. Over 300 on campus clubs contribute to the atmosphere of East Carolina University, a place always bustling with student involvement and activity year-round.
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The Greenville Museum of Art is a wonderful attraction in Greenville that provides and promotes visual arts through exhibitions, collections, and education. The museum receives over 14,000 visitors a year and hosts several lectures and programs, making the museum a center that is both visually stimulating and culturally educational. Since its early, humble start as the Women’s Club Art festival in 1935, the museum has steadily grown in both size and importance throughout the years. In 1986, the museum received accreditation by the American association of Museums and is now a cultural highlight of Greenville that offers several exhibits throughout the year and hosts local artwork of all types.
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Centrally located in downtown Greenville’s Historic West end, Falls Park on the Reedy is a wonderfully rejuvenating place where people gather to play, celebrate, and work. The beauty of the waterfalls and gardens create an urban oasis of greenery, nature, and serenity that provides inspiration and a place to relax. Falls Park also displays several pieces of public art, delightful installations that complement the beautifully engineered Liberty Bridge. The 20 acres of gardens in Falls Park contains thousands of plants, bulbs, and blossoms throughout the year, making Falls Park a colorful, peaceful, and magical destination any day of the week.