ECU Now Blog Archives

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...

Nov 14, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU robot delivers second-place finish in national competition

When handed lemons, students in East Carolina University’s College of Engineering and Technology didn’t just make lemonade. They made a robot that could deliver it. ECU’s Association of Technology, Management...

Nov 13, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ECU sale benefiting art guilds and students kicks off holidays

An annual holiday fundraiser that benefits art guilds and students in the School of Art and Design returns to East Carolina University this week. The ECU School of Art and...

Nov 10, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Impact, emotions come full circle at Camp WholeHeart

There is a phrase Brad Worrell likes to voice about Camp WholeHeart, which is for children 7 to 17 years old living with complex heart defects. “This is really their...

Nov 08, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Miller School continues its climb in national entrepreneurship rankings

The Miller School of Entrepreneurship in East Carolina University’s College of Business is firmly entrenched in Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship list. For five...

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 06, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Dental students create oral care video for caretakers of pediatric ventilator patients

For two students in East Carolina University’s School of Dental Medicine, a passion for serving patients who need special care shines through action and advocacy. Lydia Hartung and Hope Anne...

Nov 03, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

K-12 performance grades show growth, literacy success for ECU Community School

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction K-12 school performance grades from the 2022-23 academic year tell a story of success for the East Carolina University Community School. This year...

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....