Aug 16, 2017
Pirates fill campus housing during move-in
Aug 15, 2017
Duke Energy and ECU provided rising ninth-grade girls hands-on opportunities to program small computers, survey land, work with water quality and tour technology companies.
Aug 11, 2017
Highlights from our summer at ECU
Mark Bowling is the first Paul R. and Kathryn M. Hettinger Walker Distinguished Professor of Clinical Oncology in ECU's Department of Oncology.
Aug 10, 2017
Three students in the Brody School of Medicine's Class of 2021 have been awarded the school's most prestigious scholarship.
Aug 9, 2017
College of Arts & Sciences announces lineup for prestigious speaker series
Aug 8, 2017
An increase in individual donors helped East Carolina University raise more than $48 million in fiscal year 2017.
Aug 7, 2017
This Pirate is helping the community through electrical engineering
Aug 4, 2017
Incoming Brody Dean Dr. Mark Stacy addressed the 82 new students at the 16th annual White Coat Ceremony.
"Potion Power: Medicinal Herb Discoveries for Kids" saw nearly 100 children and parents in attendance on July 19.
The 2017 STEAM and Drama summer camps were held at ECU July 17-22.
Jayme Host brings an infectious enthusiasm as the new director of the ECU School of Theatre and Dance.
When Dr. C. Steven Powell tells patients about the importance of a healthy lifestyle in preventing diseases such as diabetes, he is speaking from experience.
Aug 3, 2017
ECU wins historic $2 million grant for computer science
Aug 1, 2017
ECU research looks to understand, prevent muscle loss
Jul 31, 2017
An ECU faculty member and graduate students are completing work on a three-year, grant-funded project in a Triangle-area watershed.
Jul 28, 2017
Three of four new members of the ECU Board of Trustees were sworn in during the board's meeting on July 28 at the East Carolina Heart Institute.
ECU leads the way with forward-thinking sustainability efforts
Jul 27, 2017
After a national search, ECU has selected Jon Barnwell as chief of the ECU Police Department. He will begin his new position September 1.
Fulbright Scholar Farisal Bagsit had dreamed of studying abroad for years but turned down opportunities in the past due to personal obligations.
Jul 26, 2017
After months of collaboration and work by the two entities, ECU and Vidant Health announced the signing of a formal agreement to integrate ECU Physicians with Vidant Medical Group.
ECU collaboration aims to improve early detection of dementia
College of Allied Health Sciences hosted a training exercise highlighting the importance of collaborating with other disciplines
Jul 21, 2017
Drug research targets neuropathic pain
The upcoming 2017 school year is filled with ideas thanks to the newly elected Student Government Association officers at ECU.
Jul 20, 2017
A nonprofit organization supporting U.S. Special Operations Command service members joined forces with the ECU to explore and research.
Jul 19, 2017
Each year more than 500 students leave ECU's campus to experience life abroad while participating in unique learning opportunities through study abroad programs.
Jul 18, 2017
This Pirate overcame serious obstacles but never missed a beat
ECU is one of four universities selected to compete for the C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award this fall.
ECU Connect is a new way for alumni, students and ECU supporters to expand their networks and provide career mentorship.
Jul 14, 2017
Music education major Lauren Lewis was awarded the Shannon Kelly Kane Scholarship and NAfME Collegiate Professional Achievement Award.
ECU graduate student was one of only 12 students nationwide selected to participate in a competitive workshop Washington, D.C.
Students recently convened for an interprofessional event in the new ECU Health Sciences Student Center focused on future health care workers.
Dr. Virginia Hardy, ECU's Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs was honored with a Distinguished Service Award.
Jul 12, 2017
3D printing leads to surgical breakthrough for patient
Jul 11, 2017
Dr. Emmanuel Zervos, a surgical oncologist at ECU's Brody School of Medicine, has been appointed as the executive director of Vidant Cancer Care as of July 1.
Jul 10, 2017
ECU International Summer Guitar Festival's 22nd year features worldwide cast
Jul 7, 2017
Dr. Joseph McClung and his team at ECU want to find the specific genes responsible for limb survival or loss in patients with vascular disease.
ECU offers new life-saving treatment for advanced heart failure
Jul 5, 2017
Surgeons at the Brody School of Medicine can now resolve issues from acid reflux disease for many patients in as little as one hour.
School of Art and Design students make stand-up paddleboards
Jun 29, 2017
ECU Honors College alumnus Thomas Vaughan '15 will join the National Weather Service as one of 31 new hires by the federal agency.
An ECU researcher is compiling and analyzing data as part of a national project to improve outcomes for children in foster care.
Jun 28, 2017
Project aims for understanding of first stages of reproduction
ECU's Campus Recreation and Wellness partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project to host a Project Odyssey Retreat at the rope course.
Jun 27, 2017
Dr. Mark Stacy has been named dean for the Brody School of Medicine and senior associate vice chancellor for medical affairs for the Division of Health Sciences.
Jun 26, 2017
This Pirate is educating patients on disease prevention as a physician assistant in training
Jun 23, 2017
An ECU faculty member will team up with researchers at Memphis and Temple to improve the well-being of student-athletes in the American Athletic Conference.
Jun 22, 2017
New partnership to address health impacts of devastating storms in the East
ECU Graduate School students, faculty and staff discussed with legislators the importance and value of a graduate education.
ECU dermatology resident Dr. Randall Proctor urges patients to seek shade and when in the sun to wear protective clothing and hats.
Joined by friends, family and fellow officers, the newest members of the ECU Police Department received their badge.
Jun 21, 2017
ECU physics professor Dr. Yong-Qing Li and students in his lab have successfully pulled -- not pushed -- a particle for 10 meters.
Jun 19, 2017
New sculptures emerge from iconic timepiece
Jun 16, 2017
The NATA will formally welcome ECU Katie Walsh Flanagan as a new board member during its Clinical Symposia and AT Expo.
Dr. Joseph Houmard will lead a clinical study section on diabetes and obesity for the Center for Scientific Review.
The College of Fine Arts and Communication received an NEA grant to research the impact of glassblowing in Farmville.
Jun 15, 2017
ECU's Brody School of Medicine held Camps Rainbow and Hope this week for approximately 75 children with cancer and blood disorders.
Jun 14, 2017
The first of ten two-day sessions wrapped up on June 13, designed to ensure incoming students are comfortable and informed before arriving to campus this fall.
Honors College students expand worldview, serve others during Haiti visit
Jun 13, 2017
Schweitzer Fellows serve others, gain leadership skills
Jun 9, 2017
Dr. Suzanne Lazorick, associate professor of pediatrics and public health appointed to state environmental commission.
ECU professor of medicine named administrator for the HRSA by the President of the United States.
ECU's Department of Construction Management gains additional six-year accreditation by the ACCE.
Doctoral student's patented research could lead to treatment of MS, other diseases
Jun 6, 2017
ECU looks to address trend of male students falling behind
Jun 5, 2017
ECU has a new tool to help forecast weather so choosing between rain boots or flip flops will no longer be a guessing game.
The College of Business awards the first Project Management and Business Analytics Certificates.
Joyner Library announces two graduate students as James and Marie Thompson Student Award recipients.
ECU hospitality students designed plans to turn a historic building in Washington, NC into a 60-room, boutique hotel.
Jun 2, 2017
A chemical engineer with more than 25 years in higher education has been selected as dean for the College of Engineering and Technology.
Grant aims to improve health in the East through consistent assessments
Jun 1, 2017
ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton announced the successful completion today of the institution's search for a chief communications officer.
May 31, 2017
Alumnus Dr. Kodi Azari attributes his success in the groundbreaking field of hand transplantation to his mentors at ECU's Brody School of Medicine.
May 29, 2017
This Pirate applies military leadership to geographic science
May 25, 2017
ECU's College of Allied Health Sciences and College of Nursing open joint research hub
Club Baseball will play for a national title at the National Club Baseball Association World Series
Incoming ECU students will explore America's poverty crisis and social inequality in this year's Pirate Read selection.
May 24, 2017
In honor of her sister, Dr. Laura Gantt made a gift to establish the Madeline S. Gantt Endowed Professorship in Psychiatry.
ECU welcomes 20 new EC Scholars in 2017
May 22, 2017
With fewer students on campus, summer is the best time to complete projects while minimizing the impact of the disruption they cause.
May 19, 2017
ECU's College of Education has been awarded a $1.19 million, five-year grant to help produce additional math and science teachers.
May 18, 2017
Project models regional weather systems
May 16, 2017
Higher education professionals from 20 institutions around the world met at ECU for the 10th annual Global Partners in Education Conference.
Students start on right foot with living-learning communities
ECU partnered with the Vs. Cancer Foundation to raise money for the fight against childhood cancer.
May 15, 2017
Three ECU students were the first to graduate with a concentration in environmental engineering.
Dr. Jonathon Firnhaber, associate professor of family medicine at the Brody School of Medicine was named distinguished professor.
May 12, 2017
Health care training hits the road
May 11, 2017
Beth Bradley, a nurse manager in family medicine, has been selected by her peers as this year's top nurse at ECU Physicians.
May 10, 2017
This Pirate is channeling her love of learning to a career in education
Group that supports minority medical students and underserved communities received an award.
An induction ceremony was recently held for new members of the College of Business Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma.
Junior Erick Jenkins, is one of five students from across the country selected to participate in a leadership program.
May 8, 2017
The health sciences campus celebrated the grand opening of the new student center located within walking distance of classes and offices.
In honor of National Nurses Week we're taking a look at the excellence in health care that the ECU College of Nursing brings to ECU, the state, and beyond.
May 5, 2017
College recognition ceremonies are still as scheduled
Pirates celebrate in spite of cancelled ceremony
May 2, 2017
Tasha Rodriguez has been named principal of the ECU Laboratory School, which will open this fall at South Greenville Elementary School.
Graduates leave their mark at ECU
May 1, 2017
Fourth-year Brody School of Medicine students are preparing to graduate after receiving residency placements during an emotional Match Day ceremony.
Apr 28, 2017
Dr. Cecil Staton awards Chancellor's Amethysts at BOT reception.
During the April 28 meeting of the ECU Board of Trustees, four outgoing members were recognized for their commitment
to the board and the university.
The children of ECU employees were treated to a day of all things Pirate during Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.
Apr 27, 2017
Lucy Kalanithi, physician and widow of a best-selling author, shared lessons about living and dying well during a presentation on April 25.
Applied mathematician and sculptor led workshop which spotlighted the math behind art.
Apr 26, 2017
Students build MV-22 task trainer
Apr 24, 2017
The 5K and 1-mile fun run provided some competition as a way to raise funds for scholarships.
Educator Ron Clark shares message of leadership, success
Apr 21, 2017
ECU faculty and administrators gathered Thursday, April 20 for the University Teaching Awards.
UNC system president Margaret Spellings will deliver the commencement address at ECU's Spring Commencement ceremony.
Apr 20, 2017
ECU student work will be the focus of the 13th annual ECU Apparel and Interiors Merchandising Fashion Show on Friday.
The 121st Boston Marathon was memorable for at least three ECU alumni.
Researchers study the impact of young students wearing lab coats
Apr 19, 2017
Winners of the eighth annual Rhem/Schwarzmann Prize were announced during a ceremony earlier this month.
Chancellor Cecil P. Staton was initiated into the ECU Chapter of national honor society Phi Kappa Phi.
Dr. Edwin W. "Ed" Monroe helped build the School of Allied Health Sciences and School of Medicine at ECU.
Apr 18, 2017
This Pirate studied abroad to enhance grasp of Spanish language, culture
Apr 13, 2017
The Fellowship of Southern Writers has named professor Liza Wieland the winner of its 2017 Robert Penn Warren Award for Fiction.
Apr 12, 2017
Donations to ECU libraries help patrons prepare for their futures
Apr 11, 2017
Students in the Emergency Medicine Interest Group held a mock disaster exercise April 8 on the medical school campus.
Recent symposium gave educators and learners the opportunity to present their projects to health system leaders.
Apr 10, 2017
During the last year, 169 tips have been submitted and the SafeWalk feature was used more than 1,000 times in the ECU LiveSafe mobile app.
John D. Shearin III, professor and director of the School of Theatre and Dance at ECU, died Sunday, April 9. He was 72.
Dental faculty teach nutrition students, interns to read oral signs of malnutrition
Apr 7, 2017
Putting research aims at insights to brain-eye connection
Tonya Jefferson Lynch was the keynote speaker at the annual Women of Distinction Awards at ECU.
Apr 6, 2017
ECU is the first university in the country to receive the award for sustained support of National Guard and Reserve service members.
Scholarship is in the spotlight this week at ECU as scholars are presenting their research and creative work at Mendenhall Student Center.
Apr 5, 2017
ECU hosts musicians promoting awareness of ancient river basin
Apr 4, 2017
Ron Clark, will be the featured speaker for the third annual Corporate and Leadership Awards banquet.
Society of Health and Physical Educators named Lara Brickhouse the 2017 national teacher of the year in adapted physical education.
The Hall of Fame has raised approximately $94,000 for a merit-based student scholarship fund since its inception in 2011.
ECU and agencies in Greenville and Pitt County tested their ability to respond to a mass casualty event during an exercise on campus.
Apr 3, 2017
Doctoral student helps develop cancer-fighting compound
More than 5,600 students and guests attended Pirates Aboard! to learn more about ECU as enrollment deadlines approach.
Mar 30, 2017
Research study, exercise program targets moms and daughters
Mar 29, 2017
ECU's College of Business joined event organizer N.C. State University in a series of workshops to help large family-owned farmers.
Mar 27, 2017
This Pirate translates a love of the outdoors into geographical research
Mar 24, 2017
Dr. Cecil Staton formally installed as ECU's 11th chancellor
Mar 23, 2017
ECU welcomed guests for a sneak peek of the new Health Sciences Student Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony March 23.
ECU raised over $273,000 and hundreds of hours of service were reported.
Faculty, staff and students for living the university's motto - Servire, to serve.
Mar 22, 2017
The ECU chancellor and his wife have made a $100,000 commitment to endow the Cecil P. Staton and Catherine D. Staton Study Abroad fund.
A day for ECU to engage in philanthropy through volunteerism and supporting our communities.
Mar 21, 2017
Students and faculty from the College of Nursing at ECU have made annual treks to Nicaragua the past seven years.
Mar 20, 2017
Dr. Stephen Charles has been selected to participate in a leadership certificate program.
Jacquelyn Campbell, from Johns Hopkins University, spoke at the university's celebration of International Women's Day.
Traveling exhibit, "The Sick Room: Invalid Feeders and Bedside Necessities" to be on display in Joyner Library.
The installation of Dr. Cecil Staton as chancellor on March 24 will feature a world-premiere performance of a composition written for the ceremony by an ECU music student.
Mar 17, 2017
Fourth-year Brody School of Medicine students celebrate Match Day
Mar 16, 2017
ECU will install its 11th chancellor, Dr. Cecil Staton, during a ceremony Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. in Wright Auditorium.
ECU students have been researching the history of Farmville to develop clues for a treasure hunt as part of the town's annual Dogwood Festival.
Mar 13, 2017
Our successes have a significant impact across the region, state and world.
Mar 9, 2017
Approximately 70 ECU students and staff took alternative spring break trips this year to make a difference in local communities.
Mar 8, 2017
Dr. Jay Golden was approved as vice chancellor of research, economic development and engagement by the Board of Trustees on March 8.
This Pirate makes an impact through nutrition education
Students recently collaborated to help launch a company's website, funding and business plan.
Chris Bullock '03 won another Grammy for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.
Mar 6, 2017
Thanks to a recent donation to the College of Business, the Student Pirate Investment Fund is set to go live.
Mar 3, 2017
The Board approved a motion to move forward in all negotiations to integrate ECU Physicians and Vidant Medical Group, a subsidiary of Vidant Health.
ECU, PCC students collaborate on new law enforcement center
Mar 1, 2017
ECU faculty and students gathered Tuesday, Feb. 28 to honor outstanding scholars during the Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony.
Seven students were provided travel scholarships to attend the 2017 Retail's BIG Show in NYC last month.
Feb 28, 2017
ECU faculty and students participated in "[In]Voluntary Migration Around the Globe: the Good, the Bad and the Unknown" on Feb. 20-23.
ECU health services students lead evolution of rural health clinics
Developing a health care workforce that better represents the diverse population it serves was the focus of this year's Jean Mills Health Symposium.
Feb 24, 2017
ECU immunotoxicity expert encourages regulation of chemicals in everyday products
Feb 23, 2017
ECU's School of Theatre and Dance will present the musical "1776" as part of its Loessin Playhouse 2016-2017 Season.
Feb 21, 2017
This conference is provided by Eastern AHEC, the Brody School of Medicine at ECU, and the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The 18th annual event raised more than $20,000 for student scholarships in the College of Education.
Three faculty members spent a day at NASA's Johnson Space Center learning about simulations for astronaut training and vehicle design.
Feb 20, 2017
Ndaba Mandela, the grandson of South African leader Nelson Mandela, spoke at ECU Feb. 18.
North Carolina's leader in online education
Feb 17, 2017
Trustees were updated on the university's $500 million comprehensive fundraising campaign at their Feb. 17 meeting.
Helping communities impacted by Hurricane Matthew
Feb 16, 2017
The gift comes from the estate of Eleanor and Paul Toll, who taught at ECU between 1937 and 1978.
Brody Brothers Endowment funds nine projects with annual grants
Feb 15, 2017
Study abroad has been awarded a grant to travel to Taiwan in March to build relationships for a possible study program there.
A photography project that shares the history of a displaced community is now open at Joyner Library.
ECU Center for Sustainability will hold its symposium Feb. 20 at the Murphy Center.
Feb 14, 2017
This Pirate aspires to influence community health through pharmacy
Feb 10, 2017
Eleven alumnae were inducted Feb. 9 during an event that raised funds for scholarships.
Students take a walk in others' shoes
Feb 9, 2017
Newly renovated Music Library in A.J. Fletcher Music Center offers study areas and resources based on the needs of its patrons.
Peter Makuck will present a public reading from his poetry and fiction on Feb. 15 in the Bate building.
Chancellor Staton spoke with alumni and supporters on his vision for the Honors College and reaching full potential as a university.
Students begin ECU's first glassblowing class
Feb 6, 2017
More than 100 children received oral health care at the Feb. 3 Give Kids a Smile event.
Feb 3, 2017
Education faculty member has been honored by a state organization for dedication to students majoring in special education.
Charles Suggs was awarded Pitt County Firefighter of the Year during a special ceremony recently.
Graduating seniors can pick up caps and gowns, register for graduation, and more.
Feb 1, 2017
There is a direct correlation between politics and the treatment of pain, according to Dr. Keith Wailoo, who spoke at ECU on Jan. 31.
Military-related research is an expanding enterprise at ECU
Jan 31, 2017
A project at ECU's College of Nursing is helping health departments code and bill for their services.
Jan 30, 2017
We value all members of the university community and extend our support to international faculty, students and staff.
Jan 27, 2017
Latham Clinical Schools Network has supported ECU student teachers for 20 years
A class art project at ECU and a local gallery exhibit explore the relationship between art and poetry.
A new facility in Greenville will increase collaborative education for health care providers across eastern NC, including those who begin their careers at ECU.
Jan 26, 2017
The awards are given every two years to recognize the outstanding contributions by women of East Carolina University.
Community and Regional Development program is a semifinalist in a national Harvard competition.
Jan 25, 2017
Brody School of Medicine students partnered with a local podiatrist to identify complications associated with diabetes.
Jan 24, 2017
Last week 17 seniors traveled to Charleston, South Carolina where they led a service project at the Ronald McDonald House.
This Pirate combines interests in business and music
Jan 20, 2017
Jonathan Jeffries was named a Distinguished Graduate at his Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony last month.
The College of Education will host the Taft STEM Education Lecture at 6 p.m. in the A.J. Fletcher Recital Hall.
ECU's College of Education aims to help new graduates get their master's degrees in elementary education in just one year.
Jan 19, 2017
ECU has long been a place for soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen to call home
Jan 18, 2017
New ECU research is aimed at improving health from the inside out by studying intestinal disease.
Jan 17, 2017
Journal: Weight-loss surgery should be a standard of care for some diabetes
Jan 13, 2017
Dr. David Mallinson recently completed a three-year term as co-chair of a panel in the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP).
Dr. Stan Riggs will appear in two episodes of the UNC-TV series "Exploring North Carolina" this month.
Jan 12, 2017
Two ECU biology professors are working to identify genetic markers that indicate greater risk of recurrent stroke.
American Association of Medical Colleges Class of 2016 Graduate Survey Results
Jan 11, 2017
Helping people get healthier is paying off for health fitness specialists who graduate from ECU.
Jan 10, 2017
ECU's online bachelor's and master's degree programs have been recognized among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report.
Jan 9, 2017
ECU student veterans offer different perspective of the world
Jan 6, 2017
A Vietnam veteran and ECU alumnus was one of 10 participants on a unique trip.
This Pirate uses numbers to research the atmosphere
Jan 4, 2017
Accounting assistant professor Dr. Rebecca Fay died unexpectedly Monday, Jan. 2.
Community breast health educators trained at ECU have helped screen and educate more than 1,000 eastern North Carolina women for breast cancer.
Jan 2, 2017
For the military, ECU is one place leadership has come from