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Apr 28, 2023
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees used its regular meeting Friday to recognize, reflect and celebrate the end of the academic year and its outgoing members. Members also looked to...

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


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....

Apr 10, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Temilade Aladeniyi

Temilade Aladeniyi is a people person — and she’s using that trait to make a difference in the lives of all those she meets. Aladeniyi, who goes by “Lade,” is...

East Carolina University held its seventh annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony, honoring faculty members across disciplines for their research success.
Apr 06, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


East Carolina University held its seventh annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony Wednesday evening, recognizing faculty members whose works have led to important discoveries and impactful inventions and who have...

East Carolina University staff and students prepare for Pirate Nation Gives activities at the Health Sciences Campus Student Center.
Mar 24, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Donations came from campus and across oceans as more than 2,300 Pirates answered the call to support East Carolina University during Pirate Nation Gives. The seventh annual day of giving on...

East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine student Merdi Lutete, left, celebrates with her father, Masiala Ngoma, during Match Day 2023. Fourth year medical students from across the country learned where they will spend the next part of their careers in residency.
Mar 17, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


In a ceremony laced with excitement, anticipation and tradition, fourth-year medical students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University learned where they will spend the next three...

Scott Diggs and Paul Adkison have established an endowment to support Access Scholarships.
Mar 16, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


As great friends often do, Paul Adkison ’91 and Scott Diggs ’89 draw energy from one another, laugh at shared memories, occasionally answer in unison, and grow more dynamic the...

Mar 09, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Connor Butzine

East Carolina University College of Business student Connor Butzine is looking to the future as he prepares for graduation in May. He has spent time reflecting on his choice to...

The East Carolina University College of Nursing’s Courtney Caiola, Becky Bagley, and John Smoot played a pivotal role in helping a nursing student care for her newly adopted child.
Mar 02, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


Sometimes it takes a village. And a caravan. And complete strangers. Julianne Szymanski has been a labor and delivery nurse for a decade and a half. She has had a...

Students in East Carolina University's Super Bowl LVII Event Management class pose together during their experience volunteering at the Super Bowl in Glendale, Arizona.
Feb 17, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


As one of the students who volunteered at Super Bowl LVII in Glendale, Arizona, as part of a sports studies class in East Carolina University's College of Health and Human...