News Release Archives

Nov 09, 2023
  • ECU News Services

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
  • ECU News Services

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...

Oct 09, 2023
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ECU partners with Duke, NCCU to assist public schools in North Carolina

A partnership between East Carolina University, Duke University and North Carolina Central University to provide resources to local schools launches Wednesday. The three universities were selected by the Netter Center...

Oct 03, 2023
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Awards to recognize outstanding ECU alumni and friends

Six outstanding East Carolina University alumni and friends will be honored by the ECU Alumni Association this fall for their careers and service to the university. The awards are presented...

Sep 28, 2023
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ECU researchers contributing to state digital, health equity initiatives

East Carolina University faculty are part of an inter-institutional research team focused on advancing health equity by promoting digital inclusion for agricultural workers and their families in North Carolina. The North Carolina Department of...

Sep 27, 2023
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Pitt County ABC Board supports ECU alcohol education initiatives

East Carolina University has received a $50,000 grant from the Pitt County ABC Board to support alcohol education initiatives on campus. The grant is part of an ongoing partnership between...