News Release Archives

May 23, 2024
  • David Irwin

ECU researcher approved for NCInnovation funding for promising melanoma treatment

East Carolina University’s Dr. Rukiyah Van Dross-Anderson, associate professor in pharmacology and toxicology at the Brody School of Medicine, has been approved for grant funding from NCInnovation to continue her...

May 03, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Spring 2024 graduates celebrate accomplishments

Nearly 5,000 Pirate graduates came together to celebrate the completion of their unique journeys to an East Carolina University degree during spring commencement on a sun-splashed Friday morning in Dowdy-Ficklen...

Apr 22, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Barnes named keynote speaker for spring commencement ceremony

Ronnie Barnes, senior vice president of medical services and head athletic trainer for the New York Giants, will be the keynote speaker at East Carolina University’s spring commencement ceremony. More than...

Apr 12, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Bromfield, Jackson named new ECU deans

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Nicole Bromfield as dean of the College of Health and Human Performance and Dr. Debra L. Jackson as...

Apr 04, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU joins professional development program for rural leaders

East Carolina University is now part of North Carolina Commerce’s Rural Community Capacity (RC2) program. The program provides professional development training for leaders of local governments in some of the...

Mar 28, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Register for breast cancer screening at Country Doctor Museum

The Country Doctor Museum, located at 7089 Peele Road in Bailey and managed by East Carolina University’s Laupus Health Sciences Library, is hosting a mobile mammography unit event April 9...

Mar 25, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Hyster-Yale Group leases tech and testing space at Intersect East

Intersect East, the 19-acre downtown Greenville Innovation Hub privately developed by Elliott Sidewalk Communities (ESC), has named its first corporate tenant: Hyster-Yale Group, a globally integrated manufacturer of lift trucks...

Mar 22, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researchers will help build resiliency among small and underserved farms

East Carolina University is extending the reach of its impact through a multi-institutional project funded by the National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines program. The $1 million grant-funded project, called...

Mar 22, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Pirate Nation Gives creates impact across ECU

Alumni and friends answered the call to support East Carolina University during Pirate Nation Gives on March 20. The eighth annual day of giving event surpassed expectations and raised more than...

Mar 19, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

ECU set to celebrate eighth day of giving Wednesday

East Carolina University will celebrate its eighth annual day of giving on Wednesday. Pirate Nation Gives is a 24-hour online fundraising event that encourages alumni, friends, faculty, staff, parents and...