Fine Arts & Communication Archives

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


"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...

After moving more than 8,000 miles from Nepal to Greenville, graduate student Insha Pun prepares to celebrate earning her master's degree in health communication.
May 01, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


STATISTICS Name: Insha Pun College: Fine Arts and Communication Major: Communication with a concentration in health communication Age: 27 Classification/Year: Graduate student Hometown: Babiyachaur, Nepal Hobbies/interests: Cooking and working out...

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 25, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Honors students promote fashion sustainability with creation of pop-up thrift shop

A group of Honors College students sought to make fashion more sustainable by creating a pop-up thrift shop on East Carolina University’s campus. “Our group was brought together by a...

The final performance of the semester for East Carolina University's Loessin Playhouse begins Wednesday as the School of Theatre and Dance presents “Pride and Prejudice” running until April 23.
Apr 19, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston


For the final performance of the semester, East Carolina University and Loessin Playhouse will present “Pride and Prejudice” running from April 19-23 in McGinnis Theatre. The show is a theatrical...

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


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...

Assistant director Lacee Thomason, left, and director Riley Yates rehearse a scene from “SCOUTS” with members of the 5th Street Players.
Mar 31, 2023
  • Kristen Martin


A common piece of writing advice is to write what you know. East Carolina University alumna Caitlyn Leach ’18 did just that when she created the concept for “SCOUTS,” an...

ECU senior Reyna Crooms poses for her Pirate Profile portrait.
Mar 28, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Reyna Crooms

East Carolina University senior Reyna Crooms’ passion for journalism began in a high school classroom and is now carrying on as she prepares to graduate in May.  Crooms grew up...

East Carolina University's Spring Dance Concert 2023 features a collaboration of many genres of dance including ballet, jazz, hip-hop, contemporary, ballroom and more.
Mar 22, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston


East Carolina University's Spring Dance Concert 2023 opens tonight, showcasing the incredibly talented students, faculty and guests who work hard to bring amazing performances together for the School of Theatre...

Tessa Gibson works on a canoe with Gerald Weckesser in East Carolina University's first boat building class in summer 2016. Weckesser is building relationships that bring the boat building techniques to classrooms across the world.
Mar 10, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


A boat building course at East Carolina University has become the perfect vessel to build bridges with other universities and institutions at home and abroad. Since 2016, School of Art...