PITT COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION LOOKS BACK ON PARTNERSHIPS WITH EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
GREENVILLE, NC (February 14, 2020) – The Pitt County Development Commission contributed $6,000 to partnerships with East Carolina University (ECU) in 2019 to further advance economic development efforts in Pitt County and the surrounding communities.
Scott Darnell, Executive Director of Pitt County Economic Development Commission said, “We recognize the tremendous asset East Carolina University is to Pitt County and all of Eastern, NC. Our partnerships with the Miller School of Entrepreneurship and The College of Business STEM Camp Fund are great examples that we continue to support efforts to grow economic development opportunities. The Pirate Challenge is just one of the many things we feel can be a game changer to encourage ECU students to start and grow businesses locally/regionally. We are committed to growing our relationship with ECU and consider them a key partner in all economic development objectives. We are excited that the discussion of an entrepreneurial eco-system is ongoing in Pitt County and Eastern, NC.”
The Pitt County Development Commission recruits new industry and supports existing industry in Pitt County. Its mission is to promote job growth, diversify the County’s economy, and expand the local tax base. To learn more about the Pitt County Development Commission and their work to expand industry in Pitt County, visit www.LocateInCarolina.com