Joyner Library Archives

Jan 03, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Allison Davis

Allison Davis saw opportunities to grow at East Carolina University while staying close to home when she made her college decision. A main factor was getting accepted to ECU Honors...

A game program from Oct. 26, 1935, is displayed along with other artifacts for the “No Quarter: The History of East Carolina Football and Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium” exhibition.
Jul 26, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


The contract for the first paid East Carolina University head football coach was signed in 1934 on the back of a postcard. ECU’s only undefeated season was a 7-0 record...

Jun 08, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Memorial exhibit for longtime library employee showcases ship plan

When Joe Barricella looks at the Ralph L. Scott Memorial Exhibit located on the first floor of East Carolina University’s main campus library, many thoughts surface. One of them is...

East Carolina University alumni Sophia and Peter Ku have established an endowment to honor the kindness shown to them at ECU.
Jan 05, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Peter Ku ’68 describes his life as a series of miracles that brought him to the United States from Taiwan and eventually to East Carolina College where he found the...

May 03, 2022
  • Ronnie Woodward

Goat therapy helps students lower exam stress level

Some East Carolina University students were pleasantly surprised to see goats in the library on Monday afternoon. Goats in the library? Yes, ECU Academic Library Services partnered with The Painted...

Nov 18, 2021
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty members embrace recognition opportunity at Author Book Awards

The Faculty Author Book Awards offered the opportunity for East Carolina University faculty to be celebrated for published works outside their traditional campus roles. Tuesday night’s two-part ceremony, honoring 77...

Apr 06, 2021
  • Kelly Rusk

Academic Library Services highlights staff during National Library Week

Most people think of a library as a physical place. The pandemic made clear that libraries are so much more than their buildings — libraries are the people that keep...

Feb 10, 2021
  • ECU News Services

ECU Libraries negotiate new agreement with Elsevier

In a cost-saving move, East Carolina University’s libraries have signed a new contract with longtime publisher Elsevier to provide a journal package that includes the most-needed titles for faculty and...

Sep 14, 2020
  • Erin Ward


When Terry Kingery talks about his rare book collection, one of the first things he says is, “Well, we had to add a wing onto the house for it.” Kingery...

Sep 17, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Joyner faculty receives Fulbright award

Katy Webb, head of research and instructional services at East Carolina University’s Joyner Library, has received a Fulbright specialist grant and will travel to the Netherlands to work with the...