Military Archives

Feb 27, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU celebrates historic Pursue Gold campaign

More than 30,000 donors answered the call to support East Carolina University and propelled the Pursue Gold campaign to a historic $526.9 million fundraising record. “The ECU community has demonstrated...

Feb 20, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Pirates Meet In Vegas

Whether it was current East Carolina University students, former students like track and field three-time Olympic gold medalist LaShawn Merritt, or ECU alumni working in the sports industry, “Go Pirates!”...

Jan 08, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU graduate students present research in thesis competition

Under pressure of the clock, 35 East Carolina University graduate students presented their research endeavors during the Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition in November. Madison Rose ’23, seeking...

ECU faculty, staff and alumni cut the ribbon to celebrate the new office of ECU’s Military & Veterans Resource Center in the Main Campus Student Center. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Nov 07, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University has been ranked among the nation’s best again this year in the Military Times’ 2023 Best for Vets Colleges. ECU was No. 24 in the Southeast and...

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...

East Carolina University Air Force ROTC cadets look at photos in a case in the library exhibition “75 Years of Detachment 600: East Carolina’s Air Force ROTC.”
Sep 26, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


From the vision and support of then-East Carolina Teachers College president John Messick in the 1940s to current cadets and commander Lt. Col. William Dye, who is East Carolina University...

Jul 31, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Celebrations set for 75 years of Air Force ROTC

East Carolina University is celebrating 75 years of Air Force ROTC’s presence on campus, highlighted by an anniversary ball on Sept. 22. There also will be an exhibition displayed on...

May 18, 2023
  • Ken Buday

ECU students receive SMART scholarships from Department of Defense

Two East Carolina University students have received the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship. James Miller, a rising sophomore engineering student from Snow Hill, and...

East Carolina University Army ROTC member Sifeddine Chettabi shakes hands with 112th Special Operations Signal Battalion (Airborne) Capt. Ausdin Pender during a visit to campus. Army leaders spoke to students about career aspirations, while ECU representatives shared their leadership and lab experiences.
Feb 06, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward


Whether it was a United States Army captain speaking to an Army ROTC cadet about career aspirations, East Carolina University head football coach Mike Houston discussing team chemistry with Army...

Jason Higginson, Brody School of Medicine executive dean and chief health officer for ECU Health, took over command Jan. 21 of the Navy Reserve Navy Medicine Readiness and Training Command–Bethesda.
Jan 25, 2023
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda


For someone who claims to not believe in multitasking, Jason Higginson certainly excels at it. In addition to serving as executive dean of East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine,...