ECU Now Blog Archives

Nov 30, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU professors eye the future of transportation in North Carolina

Two East Carolina University professors are helping the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) prepare for the future as part of the University Transportation Center of Excellence. Dr. Amin K. Akhnoukh,...

Nov 29, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU surgery professor named to Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Dr. Carl E. Haisch, professor of surgery in surgical immunology and transplantation and vice chair of surgical education in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, has been...

Nov 28, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU alumna receives national award recognizing her excellence in teaching

East Carolina University alumna Ainsley VanBuskirk thought she was attending a typical school assembly at Greenville’s Pactolus Global School, where she teaches first grade. However, the assembly was called to...

Nov 28, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

Environmental health researcher tackles medical school

Radhika Dhingra already had the letters ‘Dr.’ before her name before she stepped foot into the Brody School of Medicine as an East Carolina University student. Born and raised in...

Nov 27, 2023
  • ECU News Services

ECU alum Kelly King to deliver Fall 2023 commencement address

East Carolina University’s commencement ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum to celebrate approximately 1,925 members of the fall Class of...

Nov 21, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Let’s Connect connects rural students to higher education information

ECU and Wayne Community College co-hosted Let’s Connect for middle and high school students. Assistant principal Randy Meisenhelder looked over the crowd of about 60 Spring Creek High School students...

Nov 20, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty honored at annual author, alternative textbook awards

Book topics displayed in the Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery included family life education, an edited autobiography, teaching challenging topics in the classroom, a Ghana newspaper, economics and Congress. There were...

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...

Nov 16, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

Fall 2023 cohort earns graduate certificate in ethnic and rural health disparities

Ten students in the public health and medical graduate programs in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University have earned a certificate in ethnic and rural health disparities...

Nov 15, 2023
  • Dr. Connor Kasten

ECU finance professor offers tips to deflate holiday season costs

It is not quite the night before Christmas, so all through the house everything seems to be stirring. Decorations are beginning to appear, holiday travel plans are being finalized, and...