Athletics Archives

Feb 20, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Pirates Meet In Vegas

Whether it was current East Carolina University students, former students like track and field three-time Olympic gold medalist LaShawn Merritt, or ECU alumni working in the sports industry, “Go Pirates!”...

Feb 16, 2024
  • ECU News Services

ECU delivers positive ROI

University of North Carolina System institutions, including East Carolina University, offer a superb return on investment for students who complete their bachelor’s and graduate degrees. That was the message from...

Feb 08, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Making the Sale

Richard Twilley ’89 is sold on his belief in East Carolina University and the potential for the university to become a national leader in sales education. Through a $4.5 million...

Jan 10, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

Olympic medal-winning gymnast to visit ECU through Voyages Series

East Carolina University’s Voyages of Discovery Series will host a public event, “I’ve Got This,” featuring Laurie Hernandez, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Main Campus Student Center...

Dec 15, 2023
  • ECU News Services


The East Carolina University fall Class of 2023 graduates turned their tassels Friday morning during a ceremony held in Minges Coliseum in front of family, friends and well-wishers. The class...

Dec 13, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Jenkins Society inductees’ faithful support boosts ECU’s future

Former Chancellor Leo Jenkins’ belief in the future of East Carolina University was unwavering and magnified by the dedication to the institution he saw in others. Jenkins once said, “there...

Dec 06, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Positive Influence

Every gift Pat ’67 and Lynn Lane have given to East Carolina University has a central purpose – the students. Their support for ECU students and the institution spans decades and...

Nov 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Ward family holds ECU close at heart

When it comes to East Carolina University, Jim ’74 and Katie Ward have always followed their hearts, and that includes the gifts the Ward family members have made during the Pursue Gold...

Dr. Michelle L. Malkin, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, was awarded funding to establish and direct the Gambling Research and Policy Initiative. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Nov 02, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


Dr. Michelle L. Malkin, East Carolina University assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, is the director of a new Gambling Research and Policy Initiative (GRPI), which will assist in...

The Bryan family of Vanceboro shares deep ties and long legacy with ECU. (ECU Photo by Rhett Butler)
Oct 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Many families have legacy ties and deep connections to East Carolina University. The late Maude Lena Gatlin Bryan’s life story is so richly connected to ECU that it mirrors and...