News Release Archives

Jun 24, 2024
  • ECU News Services

ECU students selected to SECU Public Fellows internship program

A group of East Carolina University students are spending the summer working with organizations that make a difference for the residents of eastern North Carolina. The State Employees’ Credit Union...

Jun 18, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Harris to lead ECU’s College of Business

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Dr. Michael Harris as dean of the College of Business during its June 18 meeting. Harris served as interim dean of...

Jun 17, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

ECU receives first Carnegie Leadership for Public Purpose classification

East Carolina University is one of 25 U.S. colleges and universities — and the only North Carolina institution — to receive the first Carnegie Leadership for Public Purpose classification. The...

Jun 11, 2024
  • Glen Webster

ECUPD maintains dual accreditation

The East Carolina University Police Department remains one of two university police departments in the UNC System to earn dual accreditation after completing a reaccreditation process. ECU completed the reaccreditation...

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...