Dec 29, 2016
The only program of its kind, new degree allows educators to earn their doctorate in educational leadership online in just three years, including the dissertation.
Dec 26, 2016
Highlights from our year at East Carolina University
Dec 22, 2016
Construction management alumni help build campus projects
Dec 21, 2016
ECU continues to lead the state in the percentage of medical graduates training in or practicing primary care five years after completing school.
Dec 20, 2016
The first graduate students to earn degrees from the Department of Engineering made history as they received their diplomas on Dec. 16.
Dec 19, 2016
Extending best wishes for a safe and restful holiday
Dec 16, 2016
An engineering team took third place at the ATMAE Conference held recently in Orlando, Florida.
PJ Mainville '97 recommends that students understand the value of service.
Graduates use footwear as a way of expressing their creativity during commencement ceremonies.
ECU graduates encouraged to pursue a life of service
Dec 14, 2016
Dr. David White has been named dean of ECU's Honors College. His appointment was approved by the Board of Trustees during a special meeting on Dec. 14.
Assessing the impact of Hurricane Matthew
Dec 13, 2016
This Pirate makes smiles brighter
ECU researchers will help lead a groundbreaking national study to better understand the body's response to exercise.
Dec 12, 2016
ECU junior Maggie Marshall is following her passion to become a physical therapist and eventually work with veterans.
Dec 9, 2016
ECU employees joined firefighters from across the country battling the Party Rock wildfire near Lake Lure.
Dec 8, 2016
English alumni put degrees to good use
Dec 7, 2016
Family and friends will gather to celebrate at ECU's Minges Coliseum as students receive degrees during the fall commencement ceremony.
Dec 6, 2016
Several international initiatives extend the College of Nursing's impact far beyond eastern North Carolina.
Project focuses on dyslexia and differences in learning
A retiring ECU professor known for changing lives is being honored through a new scholarship that will continue his legacy.
Dec 2, 2016
Physicians announced on Dec. 1 - World AIDS Day - their receipt of a grant to fund HIV testing for patients in the emergency department.
Lekisha Pittman was recognized for outstanding leadership and service by North Carolina Campus Compact.
ECU held a ceremony and reception on Nov. 28 to recognize its graduating student veterans.
Giving Tuesday continues to bring out the generosity of Pirate Nation with a successful 2016 campaign.
Student teachers learn from virtual classroom
Dec 1, 2016
Ugandan boys return home from ECU with healthy hearts
Nov 29, 2016
November 29, 2016
Nov 28, 2016
A large scarlet oak tree that stood outside of Garrett Hall was taken down Nov. 25 after suffering damage during Hurricane Matthew.
Nov 23, 2016
Faculty and staff from across ECU's Division of Health Sciences recently gathered for an annual celebration of research and scholarship.
ECU's Campus Kitchen has sponsored Turkeypalooza to provide a traditional Thanksgiving meal for area families since 2013.
ECU's Honors College will enroll 100 more incoming freshmen next fall as part of an expansion plan that will double the number of students in the program.
Nov 22, 2016
This Pirate veteran explores great books
The purple and gold faces of 72 pansies are brightening up a clinic entry way thanks to ECU's aphasia therapy group.
Nov 21, 2016
ECU's Gray Gallery will host the first stop of a national tour of the IMAGINE PEACE NOW! exhibition Nov. 21 through Jan. 16.
Resources available for those affected by disaster
Nov 18, 2016
Girl Scouts from Farmville and Greenville came to ECU recently for an event called, "Construction is Not Just for Boys."
Dr. Paul Cunningham was presented the prestigious award for his outstanding contributions to health care statewide.
An ECU Honors College student's app led to an invitation to ride the Millennial Trains Project across the U.S.
Nov 17, 2016
Inspired by a 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film, the musical play "Reefer Madness" opens Nov. 17.
ECU helps communities recover from Matthew and plan for the next disaster
Nov 16, 2016
ECU is among seven universities nationwide recognized for outstanding and innovative achievements in campus internationalization.
Nov 15, 2016
University strives to provide opportunities for all students
Nov 14, 2016
ECU to receive an inaugural Tobacco-Free Generation Campus Initiative Grant from the American Cancer Society and CVS Health Foundation.
Nov 11, 2016
ECU honored 40 veterans and others who served the country during its annual Veterans Day paver dedication ceremony.
Trustees approved a two percent tuition and fees increase for new students at their board meeting Nov. 11.
Grants prepare future providers, enhance care in rural areas
The presentation of a new recognition for philanthropy was the highlight of the ECU Board of Trustees and ECU Foundation dinner.
Nov 10, 2016
Thousands of prospective students and their families learned about ECU during Fall Open House on Nov. 5.
Eboo Patel outlined the keys to interfaith leadership during the Voyages of Discovery lecture Nov. 7.
Nov 9, 2016
After the 2016 election season, polarized attitudes may still continue to impact our children.
Teamwork supports ECU iron pour project
Nov 7, 2016
Dr. Michael McCoy has been developing models designed to predict the impact that the loss of a predator species can have on an ecosystem.
Nov 4, 2016
Our successes have a significant impact across the region, state and world.
Dr. Ronny Bell has been named chair of the Brody School of Medicine's Department of Public Health, effective Nov. 7.
The Black Alumni Chapter of the East Carolina Alumni Association marked Homecoming with its second annual Awards Banquet and Gala.
Nov 3, 2016
An effort in ECU's computer science program aims to make more female students aware of opportunities in the field.
Nov 2, 2016
ECU is one of eight UNC system schools identified to create and operate a laboratory school to help under-achieving elementary students perform better.
This Pirate gives children opportunities to learn the art of theater
Oct 31, 2016
ECU defeated UConn 41-3, following a week of traditions that saw alumni and students celebrating together the spirit of the university.
School of Dental Medicine opens research facility
Oct 28, 2016
The achievements and service of several members of Pirate Nation will be celebrated on Oct. 28.
Amanda Blakley, recent ECU graduate and preschool teacher, has won the first North Carolina Student Teacher of the Year award.
Forty-two ECU students gave their "elevator speech" about research they're doing during a competition on Oct. 26.
Oct 27, 2016
Learning to tap into their creative side was just one of the ways high school students said they hoped to benefit from an annual media workshop at ECU.
Oct 26, 2016
Week of celebration events scheduled for students and alumni
Oct 24, 2016
Students celebrate Halloween with week of activities
Oct 21, 2016
ECU's chapter of "She's the First" works to improve access to education for girls around the world.
Oct 20, 2016
Schweitzer Fellows address community's health needs
Health sciences professionals from ECU and Vidant Health gathered for a daylong session to learn about improving quality in health care delivery.
Oct 19, 2016
ECU's Willis Building is now home to a collaborative partnership aimed at fostering entrepreneurship.
Oct 17, 2016
Graduates of ECU health coaching course help eastern NC's most underserved
Oct 14, 2016
The third round of Chancellor Staton's meet and greets recently took place in Norfolk, Virginia.
Ninety-three students received $283,350 in scholarship support from the College of Nursing for this academic year.
Oct 12, 2016
Members of the Greenville community, including ECU students, have stepped up to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew.
Oct 7, 2016
Poetry is passion for ECU's Mia Willis
Oct 6, 2016
We know we must work harder on issues of equality and social justice, and I am proud that we have many ways to facilitate discourse in an intelligent, safe and responsible manner.
Dr. Nancy White has announced that she will step aside effective June 30, 2017.
Oct 5, 2016
"True Colors: Celebrating the Spectrum of Sexual and Gender Diversity," is open through Oct. 31 in honor of LGBT History Month.
ECU's medical school ranked nationally for producing family physicians
Sep 30, 2016
The ECU board of trustees met Sept. 30, marking the first 90 days for Chancellor Cecil Staton and honoring the outgoing dean of the Brody School of Medicine, Dr. Paul Cunningham.
Student-run physical therapy clinic aids training, patient care
Sep 29, 2016
Journalist Bob Woodward kicks off the 10th year of the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Voyages of Discovery Lecture Series.
Two ECU students have helped set the stage for the School of Theatre and Dance production of "Medea."
Sep 26, 2016
ECU's annual influenza prevention program will include multiple clinics specifically for ECU employees and their families.
As November approaches, ECU political science faculty from the Raleigh, Durham and Greenville areas are available to speak to media.
ECU has been named a 2017 Top 100 Best Value College among 1,200 universities in a new listing by Educate to Career.
Greenville chief financial officer Bernita Demery '02 makes an impact in her community
Sep 23, 2016
College of HHP graduates Dana McQueen and Mona Townes share updates on their impressive careers.
The director of research for the East Carolina Heart Institute will be known as the John 'Jack' Rose Distinguished Professor.
Digital scholarship, an interactive form of research, is presenting information in new, accessible ways at ECU.
ECU's North Carolina Literary Review marks 25 years of celebrating Old North State writers
Sep 22, 2016
Federal grant provides scholarships for disadvantaged students
Sep 20, 2016
ECU's STEPP Program gives students with an identified learning disability a chance to go to college.
Sep 16, 2016
Author Jim Grimsley will meet with ECU students and read from his best-selling memoir, "How I Learned to Shed My Skin," on Sept. 22.
ECU faculty, students discover unexpected treasures
Ballet, jazz, tap, modern and contemporary dance performers will take center stage Sept. 16-18 at Wright Auditorium.
Sep 15, 2016
Round two of East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton's "Roadshow" took him to the Triangle on Sept. 14.
Sep 14, 2016
Research by an ECU faculty member may help combat world hunger through the development of high-yield crops.
Sep 13, 2016
East Carolina University ranks in the top tier of national universities in a new listing by U.S. News & World Report.
Sep 12, 2016
ECU faculty members want to reduce the number of deaths from domestic violence through a new grant-funded research project.
This Pirate nurse helps the youngest members of the community
Sep 9, 2016
Students, staff and faculty shared their recollections during a 9/11 Reflection Ceremony on Friday.
REBOUND program gives struggling students a boost
Sep 8, 2016
It's another record-setting year for enrollment with 28,962 students and a 9.5% increase in graduate enrollees.
Sep 7, 2016
In addition to athletes in competition at both events, several ECU alumni worked behind the scenes at the Olympics last month.
Sep 6, 2016
Pirates celebrate 25th anniversary of 'Cinderella season,' Peach Bowl victory vs. NCSU
Sep 2, 2016
Anne Whisnant joins the Department of History faculty where she'll teach NC history and digital public history.
He will play at President Obama's Freedom Sounds dedication of the Smithsonian's new African American History Museum on September 24.
The new group joins 55 officers in ECU's police department making it the largest sworn police force in the UNC system.
Before ECU's players can take the field this Saturday, a lot of hard work, love and faith went into getting Bagwell Field into shape.
Sep 1, 2016
College of Education's economic impact in eastern NC
For the fifth consecutive year ECU received the HEED award for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Aug 31, 2016
Greenville attorney James F. Hopf has been named Chief of Staff to the Chancellor at ECU, following unanimous approval by the Board of Trustees Aug. 31.
Aug 29, 2016
Nursing students train for real-world situations
Aug 26, 2016
Dr. Grant Hayes has been elected to the board of directors of the Public School Forum of North Carolina.
Emily Downs and Zoe Hinton spent six weeks working alongside top heart surgeons in the selective ECHI Robotic Surgery Internship.
Aug 25, 2016
Three medical students earn top scholarship
As school begins this fall, East Carolina University will play a major role in training health educators in K-12 schools across the state.
Aug 23, 2016
ECU must up its game, Chancellor Cecil Staton told a gathering of alumni and supporters at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Monday night.
Aug 22, 2016
Convocation, Palooza excite students for new semester
Aug 19, 2016
Associate professor in College of Business has been appointed to a committee in the American Accounting Association.
The ICHRIE recently honored Dr. George G. Fenich with the Stevenson W. Fletcher Achievement Award.
Access Scholar Jonelle Romero uses service to further her future career
Honors College freshmen moved into residence halls and provided service in their new community.
Chancellor Staton highlighted achievements, acknowledged challenges, and outlined goals for the coming years.
Aug 17, 2016
ECU welcomes new and returning students
Aug 15, 2016
Commitments to the university in fiscal year 2015-16 topped last year's total of $39 million.
Aug 12, 2016
An ECU professor is shaping new research around large-scale protests and police response tactics.
Workshop inspires, supports new elementary science teachers
Aug 11, 2016
ECU's Dr. Joe Houmard and Dr. Paul DeVita have been named the first two LeRoy T. Walker Distinguished Professors.
Students are teaching at-risk youth the importance of healthy lifestyle choices.
Aug 9, 2016
This Pirate helps veterans and others heal through fishing
Aug 5, 2016
Incoming Brody students don white coats
Aug 4, 2016
ECU's football player and graduate student Jeffrey Coprich has turned a tragedy into a way to honor his sister.
Aug 3, 2016
Fifty-four tutors will commit to 12 months of AmeriCorps service beginning in September.
The season opens on Sept. 28 with the Premier Lecture featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Bob Woodward.
The award honors Carrie Forbes for her outstanding customer service efforts for Laupus Library.
Aug 1, 2016
Dr. Robert Orlikoff brings 28 years of experience to his new role in the College of Allied Health Sciences beginning Aug. 1.
Alumnus headed to Rio as U.S. Olympic track coach
Jul 29, 2016
Dr. Josh Corsa returned to campus July 22 to share his experience with medical students.
Jul 28, 2016
Dowdy Student Stores presented $5,000 on July 21 to the ALS Association Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter.
Students spend summer learning on the job
Jul 27, 2016
Area ninth-grade young women built computers as part of the Engineering and Technology Summer Academy at ECU.
Jul 26, 2016
The vice chancellor for legal affairs has been elected to the board of the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
Tanya Darrow '07 serves patients and students in rural N.C.
Jul 22, 2016
ECU's College of Health and Human Performance dedicated a lab in honor of alumnus Max Ray Joyner Sr. on July 20.
Parasite hijacks mud crab life cycle
ECU's Pirate Academic Success Center offers a variety of benefits through the Green Team Project.
Jul 20, 2016
The way ECU's medical students serve the communities of North Carolina is earning international recognition for the Brody School of Medicine.
Jul 19, 2016
On Monday, July 18 the ECU Police Dept. said farewell to Chief Gerald Lewis during a reception in his honor.
This Pirate wants to make positive changes in politics
Jul 18, 2016
He served as trustee chairman for nine terms and helped lead the fight to establish a medical school at ECU.
Jul 15, 2016
Dr. Marsha Ironsmith from the Department of Psychology was awarded a 2016 Literacy Grant from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
NCLR is published at ECU with additional support from the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association.
ECU institute pushes boundaries in the science of metabolism
Dr. Phyllis Horns, vice chancellor for health sciences at ECU, has been awarded the N.C. Hospital Association's 2016 Meritorious Service Award.
Jul 13, 2016
President Ryan Beeson and Vice President Janae Brown were the first officers to be elected to the SGA on a joint ballot.
Jul 12, 2016
New coach and new staff inject energy into ECU's football Pirates
Jul 8, 2016
ECU telepsychiatry reaches patients across North Carolina
Two words inspired 11 College of Education alumni to take the message of love and encouragement to the Dominican Republic.
Jul 6, 2016
Lots of construction is visible on campus this summer - but there's even more going on that can't be seen.
Jul 5, 2016
Students explore N.C. estuaries during educational day camp
Jul 1, 2016
The Joyner Library at ECU set a new record for attendance: the first time the annual gate count has ever hit the million-visitor mark.
July 1 marked the first day on the job for East Carolina University's 11th chancellor, Dr. Cecil Staton.
Jun 30, 2016
This Pirate wants to touch the lives of others with his voice
Two ECU students have been chosen among 475 applicants to serve as State of N.C. interns this summer.
The fifth event in the Incredible Women Series will recognize the careers and community service of several ECU alumnae.
Jun 28, 2016
The ECU Police Department is one of two universities in the UNC system to earn dual accreditation from nationally recognized law enforcement organizations.
Jun 27, 2016
First ECU boatbuilding class launches handcrafted canoes on Tar River
Jun 24, 2016
Dr. Jefferson "Jeff" Shinpaugh, Dr. Alethia Cook and Dr. Marianne Montgomery take on new roles in the college.
ECU's Mona Amin is one of 19 students from across the country selected for a national student entrepreneur program.
Students from three allied health disciplines host fall prevention clinic
Students from colleges across the country are working on research projects alongside ECU students this summer.
Jun 21, 2016
Faculty members at ECU are creating instructional environments and materials using Universal Design for Learning principles.
Jun 20, 2016
Twelve years of leadership and service
Jun 17, 2016
Students attending the first New Student Orientation were among the first to receive a newly designed ECU 1 Card.
ECU's Department of Geological Sciences is using a new teaching tool that accelerates students' understanding of maps and geologic concepts.
Jun 16, 2016
Skilled graduates are one way ECU is leading economic development
ECU is among four universities in the nation which will compete this fall for a national award recognizing community engagement and scholarship.
Jun 15, 2016
Brothers Benjamin and Adam Reyes didn't think they would be able to afford college, but their hard work was rewarded with scholarships to ECU.
Jun 14, 2016
Professor, students research virus transmission in mosquitoes
Jun 13, 2016
Shane Tomlinson '03 is among the victims of the devastating Pulse nightclub shooting that occurred Sunday, June 12.
Jun 10, 2016
Spread across 10 dates this summer, the class of 2020 will spend two days on campus preparing for their first year of college.
ECU alumni provide vital service in Army bands
Jun 9, 2016
GUC recognized ECU for the addition of the university's first compressed natural gas powered buses, which will start service in December.
An ECU alumnus will be honored at the 2016 Tony Awards this Sunday for his work on the Broadway smash hit "Hamilton."
Jun 7, 2016
Dr. Jason Higginson began his role as the new chair for the Department of Pediatrics on June 1.
Physicians at ECU's Brody School of Medicine are the first in the mid-Atlantic region to offer a new targeted treatment option for pancreatic cancer.
This Pirate wants to improve quality of life for people with spine-related disorders
Jun 3, 2016
Hannah G. Woolard is the winner of the 2015-2016 Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award, which recognizes students in ECU's Honors College.
Incoming ECU students will explore complex themes of racial injustice before even stepping foot into a classroom with this year's Pirate Read selection.
Jun 2, 2016
Sophomore Garrett Yarbrough from LaGrange, NC is the inaugural recipient of the Humanities Scholar Program.
Jun 1, 2016
An ECU researcher and colleagues at the UNC Chapel Hill have found broad support for raising the minimum age for tobacco sales in NC and beyond.
May 31, 2016
ECU offers ROTC cadets unique training in UNC system
May 27, 2016
The accolades have been numerous - ECU is recognized nationally as a university dedicated to those who have served in the Armed Forces.
May 26, 2016
Rip current project aims to raise awareness, save lives
May 25, 2016
Avion Jones set an American Athletic Conference record with a jump of 7 feet, 7 inches at the conference championship.
May 23, 2016
This Pirate wants to make a difference as an educator
A couple dozen students from three area schools participated in a Biomedical STEM Workshop at the Brody School of Medicine.
May 19, 2016
ECU's internal auditors help departments get organized, follow policies, meet compliance rules, improve operations and efficiency.
May 18, 2016
ECU welcomes 20 new EC Scholars in 2016
May 17, 2016
The East Carolina Alumni Association is partnering with Harris Connect to produce a printed and digital directory called "ECU Alumni Today."
May 16, 2016
A nurse specialist in pediatrics has been selected by her peers as this year's top nurse at ECU Physicians.
May 13, 2016
ECU students begin new initiative to address global challenges
The event takes ECU officers through simulated scenarios where an active shooter or shooters are somewhere inside Mendenhall Student Center.
May 12, 2016
The 12 years of service and leadership of Chancellor Steve and Nancy Ballard were celebrated during a dinner May 11.
Carolyn Daniels, a participant in the Healthy Women Building Healthy Families weight loss program, has dropped 57 pounds.
May 10, 2016
ECU ensures healthy outcomes by educating NC's future workforce
ECU's English Department published a book they hope will help other institutions harness the full potential of their writing programs.
May 9, 2016
It was all hands on deck when six Pirate patients from across the East came together recently to celebrate their healthy babies.
May 6, 2016
Rain showers, cool weather don't dampen happy ECU graduates
Students from the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders presented a group of long-time donors with a gift during a recent visit to campus.
Glasses were raised to East Carolina graduates of two generations at Senior Celebration on Thursday afternoon.
May 4, 2016
Approximately half of ECU graduates decorate their mortarboards celebrating their accomplishments with symbols, quotes and glitter.
Joseph Paul will attend the University of California, Berkeley to study cell biology at no cost thanks to a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
May 3, 2016
Among the graduates at ECU on Friday will be a small group who have earned their degrees after serving their country in the armed forces.
FoodMASTER program marks 10 years at ECU
May 2, 2016
An alternative textbook program launched by Joyner Library this year has the potential to save ECU students hundreds of dollars each semester.
Eighteen medical students and resident physicians exemplifying humanism and professionalism were inducted at an April event.
The ECU School of Art and Design is hosting the 2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition through May 20 in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery.
ECU's College of Nursing recently inducted 11 members to its Hall of Fame during a ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel Greenville.
Apr 29, 2016
ECU's eighth dental service learning center opens in Brunswick County
Apr 28, 2016
Chancellor-elect Cecil Staton this morning told a group of students a university should be a place that values people and ideas.
Apr 27, 2016
Board of Governors names Cecil Staton as chancellor
ECU's faculty and staff were presented with awards during Founders Day and University Awards Celebration on April 27.
Dr. Cecil Staton to assume duties on July 1, 2016
Apr 25, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winning author and military historian Rick Atkinson '74 will deliver the commencement address on May 6.
This Pirate is using her story to encourage students
Apr 22, 2016
ECU's Sister Talk book club met April 21 to discuss "Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work and Family" by Anne-Marie Slaughter.
An East Carolina alumnus and faculty member helped choose this year's prestigious award winner for children's literature.
Apr 21, 2016
Eight ECU staff members are being recognized for their hard work and dedication during Staff Appreciation Week.
David and Pamela Leonard are helping ECU business students become successful through financial support and unique access to professionals.
In a meeting on April 19, the ECU Faculty Senate unanimously passed a resolution of support for the university's nondiscrimination policy.
Apr 20, 2016
ECU's Small Business Institute brings current and future entrepreneurs together
Apr 19, 2016
Chief Lewis provides an update on the internal investigation of the ECU PD response to an incident that ended on campus.
Apr 18, 2016
A new event at ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is aimed at supporting programs and scholarships for student veterans.
Apr 15, 2016
After working all semester on assigned video elements, ECU students successfully produced a segment at the Broadcast Education Association convention in Las Vegas.
Study abroad experiences increase global understanding
Apr 14, 2016
ECU is the only university in North Carolina to receive Victory Media's Military Spouse Friendly School designation.
Daniel Franch has been named a recipient of an English teaching assistant award from the highly-competitive Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
Apr 13, 2016
Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good, along with nearly 50 other business leaders, shared their advice with students during the second annual Business Leadership Conference on April 12-13.
Apr 12, 2016
The College of Allied Health Sciences recently held its annual Scholarship Celebration honoring 71 deserving students.
Apr 11, 2016
ECU welcomed 300 high school juniors to campus Friday for hands-on learning in STEM disciplines.
Brody students and first responders collaborate in mock disaster
Apr 8, 2016
Friday, April 8 was Chancellor Steve Ballard's 61st and final Board of Trustees meeting before he steps down as chancellor July 1.
Faculty and students were among 160 biomechanists in 30 states nationwide to participate in the first National Biomechanics Day, established by ECU's Dr. Paul DeVita, on Thursday.
Apr 7, 2016
Scholarship is in the spotlight during the tenth annual installment of ECU's Research and Creative Achievement Week.
This Pirate is taking steps to educate a new generation
Apr 5, 2016
For the third consecutive year, ECU has produced the highest number of new registrants to the Register of Professional Archaeologists.
Apr 4, 2016
A new app provides seamless two-way communication between users and ECU campus safety officials to directly and anonymously report concerns.
Annual events recognize student, faculty excellence
Apr 1, 2016
Recreation therapy professor honored for teaching excellence
Mar 31, 2016
ECU students are helping foster K-12 student interest in science and increase student confidence, while serving as positive role models.
Mar 30, 2016
Spellings: Partnerships are 'what it's all about'
Mar 29, 2016
ECU's School of Dental Medicine hosted an inaugural charity event designed to reach adults in the greatest need of oral health care.
Mar 28, 2016
More Golden LEAF Scholars have chosen ECU than any other school in the state by a wide margin.
Mar 24, 2016
A drum circle welcomed more than 600 guests to Wright Auditorium at the final 2015-16 Voyages of Discovery lecture.
Eleven ECU students passed up traditional spring break activities by traveling to Munich, Germany to support local organizations.
Early on March 17 an incident that began at a downtown Greenville nightclub concluded on our campus.
Mar 23, 2016
Hand-blown glass is a new curriculum area for ECU and the first of its kind in the UNC system.
Mar 22, 2016
ECU wins prestigious award for international education
Throughout the week, ECU will spotlight a number of initiatives launched during Chancellor Ballard's tenure.
The College of Education embarks on three-year assessment plan
Mar 21, 2016
Using ground-penetrating radar and targeted excavations, ECU students recently investigated a local site to assist Greenville Parks and Recreation.
Mar 18, 2016
Regarding an incident that occurred on campus March 17: zero tolerance for ethnic intimidation
Primary care tops again at Brody School of Medicine
A workshop and book project that encourages veterans and their families to write about their wartime and lifetime experiences is coming to ECU in April.
Mar 16, 2016
Quality improvement was the goal for nursing and medical students during a leadership activity earlier this semester.
Several former student leaders celebrated outgoing Chancellor Steve Ballard and his wife Nancy at the chancellor's residence on Saturday, March 5.
ECU graduate programs in medicine, nursing and rehabilitation counseling have been ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
Mar 15, 2016
This Pirate is raising the bar with Olympic Weightlifting
Mar 14, 2016
ECU was the perfect setting for Venom Week V, a conference on venomous creatures and the medical treatment of bites and stings.
Mar 11, 2016
Coastal Studies Institute rides cutting edge of energy research
Fifteen clinicians across ECU Physicians have earned national recognition for their skill in providing high-quality care to patients with diabetes.
Mar 9, 2016
$2.1 million grant makes ECU center of nursing research
ECU's College of Education celebrated a new partnership with the Panasonic Foundation and four eastern North Carolina school districts at an event on March 7.
Collaboration was a recurring theme at the second Quality Improvement Symposium, held March 2 at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.
Mar 8, 2016
Tech students meet employers at career day.
Experts available to speak to reporters about elections
Gov. Pat McCrory stopped at ECU on Monday to tout the $2 billion Connect NC bond act, saying its proceeds are vital to educating workers for the future.
Mar 4, 2016
Fruit fly research sheds light on stem cell function
Mar 3, 2016
Program encourages medical students to pursue passions
Mar 2, 2016
It was not the past accomplishments of one man but the collective future of ECU that was the focus of a reception for outgoing Chancellor Steve Ballard on Tuesday.
Mar 1, 2016
The ECU School of Dental Medicine earned some national recognition this week as the American Dental Association President spent two days on campus.
Feb 29, 2016
Opal Tometi challenged ECU students to make a difference during the N.C. Civility Summit on Saturday.
Feb 26, 2016
This Pirate wants people to understand the value of medical information
Feb 24, 2016
School of Theatre and Dance musical spotlights U.S. presidential "Assassins"
Feb 22, 2016
The N.C. Civility Summit, aimed at promoting understanding and positive change on ECU's campus and beyond, will feature keynote speaker Opal Tometi.
Feb 19, 2016
The ECU Board of Trustees voted unanimously to rename Building 71, formerly Aycock Residence Hall, as Legacy Hall during its regularly scheduled meeting Friday, Feb. 19.
Feb 18, 2016
Campus Kitchens Project at ECU addresses food waste, hunger
Feb 17, 2016
The S.H.O.E.S. Project, which took place on campus Feb. 11, was organized to raise awareness of mental health issues and to inform students of available resources.
Feb 15, 2016
Feb 11, 2016
An ECU College of Health and Performance study is working to pinpoint how confiding in friends about relationship problems is linked to the overall quality of the relationship.
Feb 10, 2016
College of Education hosts literacy institute.
Chancellor Ballard accepts award for ECU's community engagement
Feb 9, 2016
Gifts will benefit health sciences students and patients
Feb 8, 2016
The issues and challenges surrounding teen health were the focus of the 12th annual Jean Mills Health Symposium, held Feb. 5 at the East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU.
Feb 4, 2016
Digging into diversity at N.C. heritage sites
Feb 3, 2016
A research team at ECU has received a major grant to continue studying the mechanisms of sperm production, with direct public health implications related to infertility and testicular cancer.
Feb 2, 2016
This Pirate aims to design products that make a difference in the lives of others.
Jan 28, 2016
Members of the Chancellor Search Committee met January 28 to discuss how they will review potential candidates for the next leader of ECU.
Jan 27, 2016
Two experts on the controversy and debate surrounding memorials and building names met to discuss the topic "What's in a Name? Memorials and Historical Memory" on Tuesday in ECU's Hendrix Theater.
Dance 2016 opens at McGinnis Theatre
Jan 25, 2016
PhD programs advance research in nursing
Jan 21, 2016
Brody graduate, now art student, helps teach mothers in Africa to make shoes for barefoot children
Jan 20, 2016
The secret to staying warm after jumping into the icy waters of an outdoor pool in the middle of January is simple for Stephen Gray: just stay in. That's exactly what Gray will do for the 20th annual Polar Bear Plunge at ECU on Thursday.
Jan 19, 2016
School of Art and Design alumnus David Dodge Lewis and artist collaborator Ephraim Rubenstein will bring a radically new art technique to ECU's Gray Art Gallery for exhibition and discussion in January.
Connect NC bond could fund new $90 million science building at ECU
Jan 14, 2016
Researchers tackle high blood pressure, health disparities in rural South
Jan 13, 2016
For some it may be a day off from work, but for hundreds of East Carolina University students, faculty and staff, Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be a day of service.
Jan 12, 2016
Four online graduate programs at East Carolina University have been ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
Jan 11, 2016
This Pirate is dedicated to helping Latino immigrant students and their families
Jan 8, 2016
Supporting Transition and Education through Planning and Partnerships helps students with learning disabilities navigate enrollment and transition to campus life at ECU.
Jan 6, 2016
East Carolina University leaders traveled to Raleigh Tuesday to join Gov. Pat McCrory and others at a rally to build support for a $2 billion bond package.
Sheilah Cotten '75 '77 expanded athletic opportunities for women
Jan 4, 2016
ECU class production to air on UNC-TV
East Carolina University Chancellor Emeritus John Howell, who served the university for three decades as a professor and administrator, died Jan. 3.