Business Archives

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...

Oct 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU alumnus Richard Twilley excited for ‘awesome job’ as homecoming grand marshal

Alumnus Richard Twilley ’89 will have a view from the front of the East Carolina University homecoming parade Saturday after being chosen to serve as grand marshal of the Pirate...

Oct 12, 2023
  • Ken Buday

PharmaFest to offer career paths to ECU students in a variety of programs

The pharmaceutical industry isn’t just for chemists and biologists anymore, and an event at East Carolina University is designed to show just that. The Eastern Region Pharma Center has scheduled...

One benefit of the record sponsored activities funding is the chance for students to participate in faculty-led research projects for hands-on learning. (Photos by News Services)
Oct 11, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


Breaking Down the Numbers Of the $85.6M: Brody School of Medicine secured the top amount at $29.7M, followed by the College of Health and Human Performance at $13.6M $18M funded...

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...

Sep 25, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU alumnus offers academic, career advice to students

Pablo Hernández didn’t know English. He learned it. His parents didn’t go to college. He did. Growing up in Venezuela, he came to America, accepting an unpaid internship because he...

East Carolina University's new immersive master of business administration pathway will offer students like Isaiah Rutledge (left), Jenna Mallberg (center right) and Carmen Smith (right) an opportunity to earn their master's degree while interning with local businesses and leaders like Hyster-Yale Group's Ruth Anne Harrell.
Aug 25, 2023
  • Michael Rudd


As fall classes begin, 12 Thomas D. Arthur Graduate School of Business students will embark on an immersive master of business administration (IMBA) journey to take place over one academic...

Students compile data from water samples in ECU’s Community Science Camp in Graham Building.
Aug 01, 2023
  • Crystal Baity
  • Ken Buday
  • Michael Rudd


While East Carolina University students have been away from campus, faculty members welcomed K-12 summer campers who explored college life and a range of interests from technology to music. Students...

East Carolina University sign when entering campus.
Jul 27, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Donors contributed nearly $100 million in philanthropic support for East Carolina University in 2022-23, making it the most successful fiscal year fundraising endeavor of the comprehensive Pursue Gold campaign and...

Jul 25, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

ECU supply chain expert comments on proposed UPS strike

The potential Aug. 1 UPS strike will have major repercussions throughout the logistics industry, including sectors related to truck and air transportation, warehousing, inventory, ports and transportation hubs. East Carolina...