Dental Archives

Aug 17, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

$60K gift provides more access to dental care

The East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is able to support more rural underserved North Carolinians with dental care needs thanks to a first-time gift from The Leon Levine...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine students celebrate alongside state legislators and the chancellors of ECU and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke after the signing of an early assurance agreement creating a pathway to ECU’s dental school for UNCP students.
Aug 11, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


Ten years ago, Dr. Kennedi Stewart Henry began her undergraduate journey at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. One year ago, she embarked upon a career in dentistry in...

Jul 26, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU dental students serve through Special Care in Dentistry Association

The East Carolina School of Dental Medicine’s chapter of the Special Care in Dentistry Association (SCDA) is making strides to ensure a special population of patients has the resources and...

Jun 21, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Four students named to dental school’s newest cohort of Summer Research Scholars

Four students in the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s Class of 2027 have been named Summer Research Scholars. They are working alongside dental school faculty on research projects...

Jun 14, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

ECU medical, dental students selected as NC Schweitzer Fellows

Eight East Carolina University medical and dental students have been named to the 2023-24 class of the North Carolina Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (NCASF) program. Two students from the School of...

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


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...

May 04, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Kayla Gorham

Kayla Gorham breaks into a smile as she perches on the edge of a chair in the second-floor rotunda of Ross Hall, looking out at the green expanse that stretches...

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...

Stepping out of her shell during her time at East Carolina University led senior Wrenn Whitfield to find her home at ECU.
May 01, 2023
  • Jules Norwood


STATISTICS Name: Wrenn Whitfield College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Majors: Biochemistry, concentration in biology; Business administration minor; Entrepreneurship certificate Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Kinston, North Carolina ...

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,...