ECU Now Blog Archives

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...

Oct 31, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Welch named regional director of NCInnovation at ECU

NCInnovation (NCI) has appointed Derrick Welch as the director of its regional innovation network for the east, located at East Carolina University. Welch will work out of ECU’s Research, Economic...

Oct 30, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

Sociology professor contributes leadership, expertise to National Science Foundation

East Carolina University sociology professor, Dr. Mamadi Corra recently was selected as a rotator in the Division of Social and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Washington, D.C.,...

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...

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 24, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU history professor advises for Netflix series ‘Spy Ops’

East Carolina University’s faculty showcase and share their expertise in unique and intriguing ways both on and off campus. Dr. Todd Bennett, associate professor and director of graduate studies for...

Oct 23, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental school day of care for veterans expands to Spruce Pine

Fourth-year East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine student William Via’s rotation at the school’s community service learning center (CSLC) in Spruce Pine handed him the opportunity to care for...

Oct 19, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU alum leads N.C. rehabilitation hospital to leadership on the global stage

In time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of East Carolina University’s occupational therapy program, a large constellation of nonprofit therapy and rehabilitation hospitals and clinics,...

Oct 19, 2023
  • Jules Norwood

ECU student teams launch startup ideas for entrepreneurship challenge

More than 70 teams participated in the first round of the seventh annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, competing for $170,000 in cash and in-kind prizes in the East Carolina University College...