ECU faculty selected for annual research, creative activity awards

The four East Carolina University faculty members interviewed below are this year’s recipients of the Achievement for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Awards. These annual recognitions center on the originality and excellence of an individual’s research and creative activities.

Chief among them, the lifetime achievement award recognizes accomplishments made across the entire span of a professional career. The Scholarship of Engagement Award recognizes achievement in the scholarship of engagement and a sustained commitment to partnered scholarly endeavors with communities.

“Each of these individuals has had an impact on their disciplines, our region and beyond,” said Ron Mitchelson, interim vice chancellor of Research and Graduate Studies at ECU.

All recipients were nominated by their peers in acknowledgement of their achievements and recommended by the Faculty Senate Academic Awards Committee. Each recipient will receive a cash award and all will be honored at a lecture and reception at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 6, in the auditorium at the East Carolina Heart Institute.

(Photos by Cliff Hollis and Jay Clark)

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