News Release Archives

May 11, 2023
  • ECU News Services

NSF-funded projects aim to create economic shift

Two multi-institutional teams involving East Carolina University faculty members have been awarded $1 million each from the U.S. National Science Foundation's Regional Innovation Engines, or NSF Engines, program to create...

May 08, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Princeville exhibit in library honors early educators

Coinciding with national Teacher Appreciation Week, celebrated May 8-12, the “Angels at the Blackboard” exhibition in the Janice Hardison Faulkner Gallery highlights many of the principals and teachers who served...

May 05, 2023
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s spring graduates turn their tassels

Friends and family gathered Friday in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium to celebrate East Carolina University’s spring Class of 2023. The class had 4,946 graduates. Of those, 3,556 were undergraduates, 1,013 earned master’s...

Apr 28, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Fraley named dean of ECU Honors College

Todd Fraley has been appointed dean of the East Carolina University Honors College, where he has served as interim dean since the retirement of Dr. David White last June. The...

Apr 20, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Hrabowski named keynote speaker for commencement ceremony

East Carolina University will celebrate the graduation of more than 4,500 Pirates along with their friends and families at 10 a.m. May 5 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. Dr. Freeman A. Hrabowski...

Apr 19, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Coastal Studies Institute celebrates 10th anniversary, Earth Day with open house

The Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) and East Carolina University Integrated Coastal Programs (ICP) are celebrating their 10-year anniversary on the ECU Outer Banks Campus with an open house from 11...

Apr 19, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Brody Scholars hold health fair at JOY Community Center

East Carolina University medical students will hold a community health fair Wednesday, April 19, from 5-7:30 p.m. at the JOY Community Center and Soup Kitchen, 700 S. Albemarle Ave. in...

Apr 04, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Finals of the Sixth Annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge set

Six student-led teams will pitch their entrepreneurial ideas with the hopes of winning the sixth annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, scheduled for 6-8 p.m. on Thursday in Harvey Hall on the...

Mar 30, 2023
  • ECU News Services

ECU to host FIRST North Carolina state robotics competition

East Carolina University will host about 1,300 high school students at the North Carolina FIRST Robotics Competition State Championship Saturday and Sunday inside Minges Coliseum. Forty teams from across North...

Mar 29, 2023
  • ECU News Services

ECU joins campuses nationwide in effort to support voting

East Carolina University is one of more than 250 campuses in 38 states and the District of Columbia designated as a Voter Friendly Campus through 2024.  Two national nonpartisan organizations —...