Diversity Archives

Jul 05, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU program impacts eastern NC

Ajamu A. Dillahunt-Holloway is leaving a lasting impression at East Carolina University and in the region, resulting from his work as a fellow through the Interinstitutional Scholar for Diversity and...

Nearly 100 fifth grade students from two North Carolina elementary schools visited East Carolina University this spring to tour the campus and learn about the educational, recreational and career possibilities available to them as future Pirates.
May 25, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


This spring, East Carolina University’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions and the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences partnered to bring nearly 100 elementary students to tour the ECU campus...

Mar 29, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

Mentoring fellow aims to support ECU faculty

Jennifer Sisk, East Carolina University senior teaching instructor of English for the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, is making a positive difference for faculty, now and in the...

Nov 21, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU Voyages Series to feature discussion with advocate of women, minorities, juveniles

East Carolina University’s Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences continues the 16th season of its signature Voyages of Discovery Series at 7 p.m. on Dec. 8 in the Main...

Oct 07, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

‘We Say Gay’ art exhibit on display through Oct. 31

A new student art exhibit, “We Say Gay,” will be featured at East Carolina University during LGBT History Month through Oct. 31. “From flags to quilts to queer symbology utilized...

Sep 26, 2022
  • Rich Klindworth


Serena Gonzalez had no idea ¡Conectémonos en ECU! was created because of her. Last winter, the Class of 2023 psychology major and chapter president of the Lambda Theta Alpha Latin...

Markis’ Hamilton, an undergraduate student from Fayetteville State University, works in a hood in the East Carolina University Life Sciences and Biotechnology Building.
Sep 20, 2022
  • Benjamin Abel


An East Carolina University and Fayetteville State University partnership has secured more than $1.3 million in grant funding from the North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation to address regional public health needs....

Sep 15, 2022
  • Rich Klindworth


East Carolina University has taken a step to better serve Hispanic students. There are more than 2,000 Hispanic students in ECU’s student body, which allows the university to be an...

Sep 12, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

ECU business, engineering, nursing programs nationally ranked; campus recognized for ethnic diversity, social mobility

East Carolina University’s undergraduate programs in business, engineering and nursing are national leaders in preparing students for the workforce, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2023 Best Colleges released...

Dec 26, 2021
  • Matt Smith


Pirate Nation made great strides in 2021. After a rocky 2020, this year brought great promise as Pirates hoped to leave the pandemic behind and start fresh. The pandemic didn’t...