News Release Archives

Nov 28, 2023
  • ECU News Services

ECU dental school partners with UF on practice-based research grant

The University of Florida College of Dentistry and the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine received a five-year $3,692,175 National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, or NIDCR, grant...

Nov 27, 2023
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ECU alum Kelly King to deliver Fall 2023 commencement address

East Carolina University’s commencement ceremony will take place Friday, Dec. 15, at 10 a.m. in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum to celebrate approximately 1,925 members of the fall Class of...

Nov 22, 2023
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ECU Police announces reaccreditation visit; seeks public comment

As part of the reaccreditation process, a highly regarded recognition of public safety excellence, the East Carolina University Police Department will host a four-year, on-site assessment from the Commission on...

Nov 10, 2023
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ECU alumni honored with Distinguished Military Service Society induction

Four East Carolina University alumni were honored for their service to the country during the Distinguished Military Service Society (DMSS) ceremony and dinner on Nov. 3 at the ECU Main Campus Student...

Nov 09, 2023
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Actor, director Sean Astin to visit ECU through Voyages of Discovery Series

East Carolina University’s Voyages of Discovery Series will host “An Evening with Sean Astin,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in the Main Campus Student Center ballrooms. Astin is an...

Oct 31, 2023
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Welch appointed director of regional innovation hub at ECU

NCInnovation (NCI) has appointed Derrick Welch as the director of its regional innovation network for the eastern part of the state. Welch will work out of East Carolina University’s Research,...

Oct 23, 2023
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ECU appoints Jason Sugg as police chief

Veteran East Carolina University police officer, Jason Sugg, has been appointed chief of the ECU Police Department (ECUPD) effective Oct. 23. Sugg has 24 years of experience in campus law...

Oct 16, 2023
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ECU receives more than $500,000 from EPA to prevent pollution in disadvantaged communities

East Carolina University’s Center for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering (CSE3) has received a half-million dollar grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to support pollution prevention in disadvantaged communities....

Oct 12, 2023
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ECU Contemporary Writers Series to host author for public reading, book signing

The Contemporary Writers Series at East Carolina University will host Lydia Millet, who will read from her work on Oct. 18 at 5:30 p.m. in Speight Auditorium, located on the...

Oct 11, 2023
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Pirates achieve historic sponsored activities funding

East Carolina University recorded $85.6 million in sponsored awards, its highest total on record, during fiscal year 2023. The funding will go to innovative and impactful projects that will serve...