Dental Archives

Jul 26, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel

Lumbee Tribe STEM students visit ECU

High school students from North Carolina’s largest state-recognized Indian tribe — and who have particular interest in science, technology, engineering and math fields — visited East Carolina University’s Health Sciences...

Ross Hall
Jun 30, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens


Dr. Ledyard E. Ross Jr., community orthodontist and benefactor of East Carolina University and the ECU School of Dental Medicine, died on the evening of June 28. He was 96....

Jun 10, 2022
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

ECU dental school’s Ahoskie community service learning center celebrates 10 years

Students, residents, faculty, staff and community members gathered at the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s community service learning center in Ahoskie on June 3 to celebrate the clinic’s...

May 23, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU medical, dental students chosen as N.C. Schweitzer Fellows

Four students from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University and two students in the ECU School of Dental Medicine have been named to the 2022-23 class of...

Ravian Jordan, left, and Kayin Fails turn their tassels at commencement.
May 06, 2022
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University celebrated the Class of 2022 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in its first full-scale spring commencement ceremony since 2019. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of more than 4,600 spring...

ECU School of Dental Medicine clinical assistant professor and division director Nikki Tucker poses outside.
May 02, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dr. Nikki Tucker

Dr. Nikki Tucker grew up in Ayden, a small town near the borders of Craven, Lenoir and Pitt counties. Home to the annual Collard Festival, it’s the very definition of...

May 02, 2022
  • ECU News Services


Pirate success comes in many forms. For some, inspiration arises when they first set foot on campus, or experience one of East Carolina University’s unique programs like Semester at the...

ECU grad profile Luke Fogarty poses on the mall.
May 02, 2022
  • Michael Rudd


STATISTICS Name: Luke Fogarty College: College of Business Major: Business administration with a concentration in business management, minor in composite natural science   Age: 21 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Greenville, North Carolina...

Apr 28, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

Dental student nurtures lifelong interests toward a career in oral surgery

When Rachel Cantrell was 5 years old and on fishing trips with her father, she was fascinated by the process of cleaning the fish. Observing the parts of living things...

Apr 18, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

Health sciences students gain valuable experience from interprofessional workshop

Students from every college and school on East Carolina University’s Health Sciences Campus participated in the Truist Developing Future Interprofessional Healthcare Leaders workshop earlier this month at Eastern Area Health...