Community Engagement Archives

A wet bulb globe device used by Dr. Elizabeth Mizelle and her students
Oct 04, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

HEAT RESEARCH

Nurses take vital signs at a visit to the doctor. They are the constant at the hospital bedside, caring for our loved ones and answering endless questions. And they are...

Alex Hernandez-Integrated Care services
Oct 03, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

MORE THERAPISTS, MORE CARE

Angela Lamson and Jennifer Hodgson began collaborating with Greene County Health Care nearly 20 years ago for an integrated care program to benefit patients in eastern North Carolina and provide...

East Carolina University State Employees’ Credit Union Scholars share their appreciation with SECU Foundation representatives at the inaugural SECU People Helping People Scholars Luncheon.
Sep 28, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

FOUNDATIONAL SUPPORT

Since 2005, the State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) Foundation has invested more than $7 million in the success of East Carolina University students. The organization’s partnership with ECU was celebrated...

Members of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol practice CPR at the Brody School of Medicine’s simulation center Aug. 23.
Sep 20, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

FIRST RESPONDER SIMULATION

The clinical simulation center at East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine is usually peopled with fresh-faced students in scrubs and running shoes with tousled college-kid hair. During the first...

Sep 20, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Grant expands ECU’s AmeriCorps program to teaching, counseling students

A $3.9 million grant will help youth and families in eastern North Carolina receive access to teaching and mental health support through East Carolina University’s branch of AmeriCorps. Sponsored by...

Behzad Zeinolabedini, an East Carolina University engineering graduate student, interned with LS Cable & System USA as part of a unique pollution prevention program through ECU's Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering.
Sep 18, 2023
  • Ken Buday

PREVENTING POLLUTION

At a large manufacturing plant outside the small town of Tarboro, East Carolina University student Behzad Zeinolabedini looks toward the ceiling. Amid the spooling strands of copper wire that will...

Sep 14, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU to serve as rural education hub for Southeast

A new partnership with the Rural Schools Collaborative puts East Carolina University at the forefront of rural education in North and South Carolina. The Rural Education Institute (REI) — which...

Erin Roberts, left, uses her fingers to demonstrate eye movement desensitization and reprocessing with colleague Jennifer Matthews.
Sep 06, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

EMPOWERING ENC

Faculty members in East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance are taking a multi-layered approach to trauma-informed education and implementation. This focus stems from a four-year grant of...

Aug 23, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU’s Harriot College names Ewen to distinguished professorship

East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences has named Dr. Charles Ewen, professor of anthropology, to the college’s prestigious rank of distinguished professor. Ewen is the college’s...

Graphic of student wearing purple shirt and ECU tie with a name tag that says,
Aug 17, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

CAREER INSIGHT

Over the summer, 20 East Carolina University undergraduates took part in the rewarding and impactful SECU Public Fellows Internship program. The internship program places undergrads with government and nonprofit organizations...