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Belk Dormitory

Building History
Other Names: none Belk
Date Built: 1966
Date Razed:
Cost of Construction: $1,378,291
Gross Square Feet: 90,152
Assignable Square Feet: 73,924
Architects: Dudley & Shoe, Greenville, NC. See Manuscript Collection regarding this firm's records.

Namesake: Henry Belk (1898-1972), a North Carolina native, received a B.A. Degree from Trinity College (now Duke University) in 1923. In 1926 Belk became the managing editor for the Goldsboro news, and earned wide respect as a journalisty.The Goldsboro News later merged with the Goldsboro Argus to become the Goldsboro News-Argus for which he was also managing editor and later editor. Belk was partially blind and served on the President's Committee for the Employment of the Physically Handicapped (1960) He was very active in state and local civic activities. Belk served as a trustee of ECU (1945-1973) and was Chairman of the Board of Trustees from 1963 to 1964.

History: Belk Dormitory is located on the south end of College Drive in the vicinity of Scott, Aycock and Jones dormitories.The building is four stories high, including three major wings connected by covered passages and stair towers.Five hundred and eight men can live in the dormitory.

Additions: None

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