Military Archives

Nov 18, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Service members honored with engraved pavers

More than 25 members of Victor Burke’s family stretching from New York to Florida along with his work family from East Carolina University’s student financial aid office came together today...

Nov 08, 2022
  • ECU Advancement

ECU School of Dental Medicine awarded Delta Dental Foundation grants

Thanks to two generous grants from the Delta Dental Foundation, the ECU School of Dental Medicine will continue its efforts of providing transformational care to rural and underserved communities across...

American flags line the ECU mall.
Oct 25, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston


East Carolina University alumni Thomas Arthur and Paul Singleton will be inducted to the Distinguished Military Service Society (DMSS) in November. The ECU Alumni Association recognizes alumni and friends for...

Jul 18, 2022
  • Ken Buday


If East Carolina University engineering students in a new program need a reminder of the importance of their work, they simply need to look up and listen. The roar of...

A pair of Task Force Dagger Foundation veterans excavate a unit. East Carolina University researchers and Task Force Dagger continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan.
Jul 06, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University researchers continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan through a project led by Thomas Harriot College of Arts...

Jun 28, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Adam Forsell

Adam Forsell wants to challenge himself and others to get out of their comfort zones and try new experiences. A veteran and graduate student, Forsell has taken his passion for...

Ravian Jordan, left, and Kayin Fails turn their tassels at commencement.
May 06, 2022
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University celebrated the Class of 2022 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in its first full-scale spring commencement ceremony since 2019. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of more than 4,600 spring...

Mar 07, 2022
  • Jules Norwood


It’s no secret that hundreds, if not thousands, of ships and their crews have met their fate off the coast of North Carolina; the area is known, after all, as...

Jan 28, 2022
  • Erin Ward


Marine Corps officer Lara Gorham left the military to pursue her dream of becoming a doctor. When she was accepted into the premed program at East Carolina University for fall...

Dec 26, 2021
  • Matt Smith


Pirate Nation made great strides in 2021. After a rocky 2020, this year brought great promise as Pirates hoped to leave the pandemic behind and start fresh. The pandemic didn’t...