Awards and Recognition Archives

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...

Oct 03, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU professor honored as NCNA Education Nurse of the Year

Dr. Mark Hand, an East Carolina University clinical nursing professor, was named the Education Nurse of the Year by the North Carolina Nurses Association at a gala event Sept. 14...

Oct 02, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

ECU College of Business celebrates record-breaking financial support

Almost 160 College of Business (COB) students, faculty and donors celebrated a record-breaking $435,000 in scholarships at the college’s annual scholarship ceremony Sept. 27. To kickstart the event, Interim COB...

Aug 31, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU chapter of Phi Sigma Pi receives organization’s highest award

With service as its backbone, East Carolina University’s Tau chapter of Phi Sigma Pi has been recognized nationally for its work on campus and in the community. ECU’s oldest fraternal...

Image of ECU letters at Main Campus Student Center.
Apr 18, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


East Carolina University Chancellor Philip Rogers was recognized for his service to the American Council on Education (ACE) and other educational organizations during the annual meeting of the National Association...

Apr 13, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU honors alumnus’ five decades of service to university

Don Leggett ’58 ’62 loves East Carolina University. This week, ECU Alumni Association representatives, family and friends expressed that the feeling is mutual during a celebration of Leggett’s five decades...

East Carolina University held its seventh annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony, honoring faculty members across disciplines for their research success.
Apr 06, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


East Carolina University held its seventh annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony Wednesday evening, recognizing faculty members whose works have led to important discoveries and impactful inventions and who have...

Apr 06, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


Passionate about his work, his students, his colleagues, East Carolina University and our planet, Yu “Frank” Yang, professor of chemistry is this year’s recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for...

East Carolina University's online master’s degree programs in nursing have been ranked in the top 10% in the U.S. for 2023.
Jan 24, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University’s online master’s degree programs in business, criminal justice, education and nursing are among the best in the nation in a new ranking by U.S. News & World...

Dec 19, 2022
  • Matt Smith


If one word sums up Pirate Nation in 2022, it's "renewal." Pirates returned to campus with a rejuvenated sense of hope in response to COVID-19. Chancellor Philip Rogers was officially...