ECU News Services Archives

ECU’s Mary Tucker-McLaughlin, left, talks with migrant workers about coping with stress during a focus group held at an Edgecombe County farm in September.
Dec 11, 2018
  • Crystal Baity


Hurricane Florence had made landfall less than two weeks before a group of migrant workers gathered at sunset on an Edgecombe County farm to talk with East Carolina University researchers....

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Dec 10, 2018
  • Bri Deel

Pirate Profile: Matthew Campbell

From a starting cadet class of 50 in 2015, senior Matthew Campbell is one of the remaining five. Campbell is the Cadet Vice Wing Commander, or second in command of...

Dr. Abdel Abdel-Rahman, left, researches the effects of alcohol on cardiac function with doctoral candidate Korin Leffler, center, and lab manager Kui Sun. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Dec 07, 2018
  • Jules Norwood


Alcohol can have significant negative effects on cardiac function, especially in women, according to the research of Dr. Abdel Abdel-Rahman, vice chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in...

ECU’s Fall Commencement Ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. in Minges Coliseum. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Dec 06, 2018
  • Jamie Smith


Family and friends will gather to celebrate at East Carolina University’s Minges Coliseum on Friday, Dec. 14 as more than 2,200 students receive degrees during the fall commencement ceremony. The...

Three officers in front of Raleigh Police Department
Dec 03, 2018
  • Erin Shaw


When Major Karen Riggsbee ’88 was promoted to deputy chief of the Raleigh Police Department this summer, she became one of the top three leaders in an agency that employs...

ECU dancers perform in the first ever Fall Dance.
Nov 29, 2018
  • Bri Deel


East Carolina University’s School of Theatre and Dance is making history this semester. Fall Dance 2018 will be the first time that the dance department has put on two main-stage...

students receiving study abroad scholarships
Nov 20, 2018
  • Jamie Smith


East Carolina University celebrated International Education Week on Nov. 15 as faculty, staff and students were recognized for their commitment to growing internationalization at the university. This was the second...

Nov 19, 2018
  • Spaine Stephens

Pirate Profile: David Sager

When doctoral student David Sager was commissioned into the Air Force this summer, the gravity of his duty and dedication to military service members, veterans and a life of service...

ECU student Mila Bolash, left, portrays Edwin Drood and Drew Wells portrays John Jasper in
Nov 13, 2018
  • Bri Deel


The East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance is bringing the hilarious, interactive whodunit mystery musical,“The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” to the stage. The musical is based on an...

ECU recycling coordinator Terry Little empties a bin in Bate. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Nov 01, 2018
  • Jules Norwood


With a flourish of his (digital) pen, East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton has signaled his approval of the newly developed ECU Sustainability Plan, which outlines five-year goals in the...