Alumni Archives

ECU faculty, staff and alumni cut the ribbon to celebrate the new office of ECU’s Military & Veterans Resource Center in the Main Campus Student Center. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 07, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University has been ranked among the nation’s best again this year in the Military Times’ 2023 Best for Vets Colleges. ECU was No. 24 in the Southeast and...

Nov 07, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Board of Education meeting highlights ECU alumni, literacy and builds connections

The North Carolina State Board of Education hosted its planning and work session and monthly meeting on East Carolina University’s campus Oct. 31-Nov. 2 giving the ECU College of Education...

Nov 02, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU graduate Safranek rises to the occasion to open business

Before the trees began to shed their leaves in early fall, Ashely Safranek was preparing for a buying conference in Atlanta to order spring items for her newly opened boutique....

Nov 01, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Three ECU Latinas show what is possible

Everyone’s journey is different. But sometimes similar paths cross — sometimes at the perfect time. Natalia Figueroa-Bernal, Sandra Garcia Juarez and Adamari Calixto-Benitez are first-generation college students whose paths crossed...

Staff Profile, Meghan Lower
Nov 01, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Staff: Meghan Lower

Meghan Lower seemed destined to be a Pirate. After all, she grew up 15 minutes from the East Carolina University campus, her grandparents and mother graduated from ECU, making her...

Oct 27, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Pharma leader and MBA alumnus delivers keynote at annual Business Leadership Conference

The annual Business Leadership Conference (BLC), sponsored by the College of Business (COB) at East Carolina University, is an immersive opportunity for business students to network, get inspired and learn...

Oct 26, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU alumna engages with North Carolina community to create more affordable housing

East Carolina University alumna Catherine Grimm is using her degree to help make an impact on the citizens of one eastern North Carolina community. Grimm, director of planning and economic...

Grace Faller, Photography by Rhett Butler
Oct 25, 2023
  • Meaghan Skelly

Student: Grace Faller

As a second-generation Pirate, Grace Faller felt right at home when she arrived at East Carolina University. “I have very vivid memories of being in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and my dad...

Oct 25, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ECU receives 12th consecutive HEED award

East Carolina University’s focus on being a supportive and welcoming place for all learners has been recognized for the 12th consecutive year with the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity...

Fine arts major Sydney Cook is delving into her creative process through her signature honors project exploring typography, artificial intelligence and more. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Oct 25, 2023
  • Kristen Martin


The culminating academic experience for East Carolina University Honors College students is the signature honors project. Through this experience, students can pursue thesis-based or creative endeavor projects with a faculty...