Education Archives

East Carolina University celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2023 Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services

PIRATE JOURNEY

Each one’s journey has been different, but almost 5,000 Pirates now share at least one major accomplishment in common — they are East Carolina University graduates. ECU’s Class of 2023...

Seven upcoming ECU graduates pose in front of the bell tower.
May 01, 2023
  • ECU News Services

NOT FAR FROM HOME

"It just feels like home." The phrase is uttered by countless Pirates every year, whether it's their first time on campus, a return to Pirate Nation after winter break, or...

Apr 28, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU Alumni Association names 2023 Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award recipients

Five mission-minded, bright and dedicated East Carolina University students have been honored as the 2023 recipients of the Robert H. Wright Leadership Award by the ECU Alumni Association. Ono Abhulimen,...

Wrenn Whitfield, from left, Teresa Hupp, Abby Ulffers and Kaylee Warren became best friends during their time at East Carolina University and encouraged each other on their journeys to success.
Apr 27, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

LIFE-CHANGING BOND

In Hollywood, college is pictured as a place where you’ll find yourself and — more importantly — you’ll find your lifelong friends who support and encourage you to be successful....

East Carolina University graduating senior Hunter Holland credits the support at ECU for helping her reach the finish line.
Apr 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

STRIKING A BALANCE

STATISTICS Name: Hunter Holland College: College of Education Major: Special education — adapted curriculum Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Burlington, North Carolina Hobbies/interests: Dance, watching Netflix, going to the beach,...

Faculty members who received the UNC System Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Awards stand with Provost Robin Coger, left, and Faculty Chair Anne Ticknor and Chancellor Philip Rogers, right.
Apr 14, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

‘UNWAVERING COMMITMENT’

East Carolina University recognized and celebrated outstanding faculty members during the 2023 University Teaching Awards ceremony Tuesday night in the Murphy Center. “I’m so proud we’re a university that offers...

Feb 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU, Golden LEAF Foundation prepare scholars for regional impact

“Stand if you’re a first-generation student. Stand if you are majoring in education. Stand if you are a proud Pirate.” By the end of the list, everyone at the eighth...

Feb 10, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty honored for authorship, promoting student affordability

The process of authoring or editing a book was rewarded, along with faculty use of free course materials to benefit student affordability, during an awards ceremony Wednesday at the East...

East Carolina University's online master’s degree programs in nursing have been ranked in the top 10% in the U.S. for 2023.
Jan 24, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

ADVANCED DEGREES

East Carolina University’s online master’s degree programs in business, criminal justice, education and nursing are among the best in the nation in a new ranking by U.S. News & World...

Jan 19, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU’s McClammy Lab celebrates 10 years of counseling success, history

During the last few years, the importance of mental health has become a prevalent topic. This increased focus showcases the importance of spaces like East Carolina University's McClammy Counseling and...