Media Pitch Archives

Third-generation farmer Archie Griffin works on his family’s farm in Washington, North Carolina.
Jul 08, 2019
  • Rob Spahr


Farmers in eastern North Carolina are facing a crisis of compounding issues that are threatening their mental health and that of their families. The North Carolina Agromedicine Institute – a...

Jul 01, 2019
  • ECU News Services


A U.S. citizen’s unalienable right to pursue happiness proves true in the results of a new nationwide study by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research. Researchers looked at several...

May 15, 2019
  • ECU News Services


An East Carolina University faculty member is part of an international research team that may one day lead humans to use biology – not body chemistry – to find their...

May 13, 2019
  • ECU News Services

ECU researcher testifies in front of Congress on the dangers of PFAS

A researcher at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine testified before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee Wednesday, May 15 about the negative health effects of chemical compounds that are estimated...

May 29, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU to establish School of Rural Public Health

ECU officials announced plans to establish a new School of Rural Public Health in August of 2020 after the plans were approved by the UNC System Board of Governors’ Committee...

Apr 05, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Dooley returns as men’s basketball head coach

After leading Florida Gulf Coast to five conference titles and five consecutive 20-win seasons, former ECU head men's basketball coach Joe Dooley will return for a second stint at the...

Oct 05, 2017
  • ECU News Services


For weeks, social media feeds and televisions have been filled with harrowing stories of survival from hurricanes, floods and gun violence in the United States. Exposure to these stories may...