News Release Archives

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 —...

Mar 27, 2023
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Pirate Nation Gives surpasses expectations

Donations came from campus and across oceans as more than 2,300 Pirates answered the call to support East Carolina University during Pirate Nation Gives. The seventh annual day of giving on...

Mar 20, 2023
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ECU set to celebrate seventh day of giving Wednesday

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

Mar 02, 2023
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ECU students, staff to volunteer across North Carolina during alternative spring break

Students and staff from East Carolina University will spend spring break serving others in communities from the mountains to coastal North Carolina. ECU’s Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement has...

Feb 23, 2023
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International ocean observing system relocating to NC coast

This week, a team of scientists and engineers from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) left Charleston, South Carolina, aboard the research vessel Neil Armstrong to begin test deployments in preparation...

Feb 21, 2023
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Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center to host symposium

The Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center will host LOVE ONE ANOTHER, a half-day symposium created to explore the intersection of faith traditions and LGBTQ identities. The symposium will take...

Feb 14, 2023
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ECU awarded $3.2M grant from United Health Foundation to improve youth mental health

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group, today announced a three-year, $3.2 million grant partnership with East Carolina University. The grant will expand the North Carolina Statewide...