Graduate School Archives

Fine arts major Sydney Cook is delving into her creative process through her signature honors project exploring typography, artificial intelligence and more. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Oct 25, 2023
  • Kristen Martin


The culminating academic experience for East Carolina University Honors College students is the signature honors project. Through this experience, students can pursue thesis-based or creative endeavor projects with a faculty...

During her signature honors project, Madison Rose, second from right, was interviewed by local TV station WCTI. (Contributed photos)
Oct 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Madison Rose, Computer Science

For East Carolina University alumna Madison Rose, her signature honors project provided a pathway to her graduate studies. A current Master of Science in data science candidate, Rose first connected...

Soumya Kamath studied the role that memory plays in listening comprehension when learning a new language. (Contributed photos)
Oct 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Soumya Kamath, Biology

If not for the COVID-19 pandemic, Soumya Kamath’s college pathway could have looked a lot different. “Due to the pandemic, the majority of wet labs across East Carolina University’s campus...

Oct 24, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Ashley Jones, Communications

The signature honors project offers East Carolina University Honors College students a chance to explore future career pathways and make connections within professional programs. Ashley Jones, a communication major, reached...

Oct 24, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU history professor advises for Netflix series ‘Spy Ops’

East Carolina University’s faculty showcase and share their expertise in unique and intriguing ways both on and off campus. Dr. Todd Bennett, associate professor and director of graduate studies for...

Oct 23, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


This summer, two East Carolina University graduate students in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and Integrated Coastal Programs participated in a once-in-a-lifetime experience excavating the oldest known...

Oct 19, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel

ECU alum leads N.C. rehabilitation hospital to leadership on the global stage

In time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first graduating class of East Carolina University’s occupational therapy program, a large constellation of nonprofit therapy and rehabilitation hospitals and clinics,...

The Bryan family of Vanceboro shares deep ties and long legacy with ECU. (ECU Photo by Rhett Butler)
Oct 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Many families have legacy ties and deep connections to East Carolina University. The late Maude Lena Gatlin Bryan’s life story is so richly connected to ECU that it mirrors and...

Oct 16, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Pitt County science teachers to receive fully funded master’s degrees from ECU

Ten Pitt County middle grades science educators will receive fully funded master’s degrees in science education from East Carolina University as part of a new partnership between the College of...

Oct 12, 2023
  • Ken Buday

PharmaFest to offer career paths to ECU students in a variety of programs

The pharmaceutical industry isn’t just for chemists and biologists anymore, and an event at East Carolina University is designed to show just that. The Eastern Region Pharma Center has scheduled...