News Release Archives

Jul 20, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Catherine Carter receives 2018 Applewhite Poetry Prize

Catherine Carter is the winner of the 2018 James Applewhite Poetry Prize in a record-breaking year of entries. Carter’s prize-winning poem, “Womb-Room,” will be published in the 2019 print issue...

Jul 18, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Two more community colleges join co-admission program

Two more eastern North Carolina community colleges – Edgecombe Community College and Sampson Community College – have signed co-admission agreements with East Carolina University, bringing the total number to 16....

Jul 16, 2018
  • ECU News Services

NC New Teacher Support Program to relocate to ECU

The University of North Carolina System has announced that the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) will relocate from the UNC System office to the campus of East...

Jul 12, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Study shows climate change may hinder fish conservation efforts

For more than 20 years, conservationists in the Caribbean have been working to protect the endangered Nassau grouper. Thanks to those efforts, populations of this critical reef fish have stabilized...

Jul 10, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Chancellor appoints task force to examine Greek life on ECU campus

A 16-member task force has been appointed by East Carolina University Chancellor Cecil Staton to examine major aspects of Greek life at the university, to identify and consider nationally recognized...

Jul 10, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU researchers conducting community health needs survey

As part of East Carolina University’s mission to reduce premature mortality in eastern North Carolina, researchers involved in a multi-disciplinary effort dubbed “the Lincoln Project” are conducting a community health...

Jul 03, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Alumni Association now welcoming all Pirates, no longer charging membership fee

In order to better connect and engage with alumni, the East Carolina University Alumni Association is transitioning from its current transactional, dues-based membership model to one that includes all Pirate...

Jul 02, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Despite political differences, Americans are still happy

Survey findings include: 68 percent of Americans expressed satisfaction with their lives. Only 23 percent of those surveyed have a great deal of trust in the media. 1 in 10...

Jun 27, 2018
  • ECU News Services

SOBOS app sets new course for boating safety

A new smartphone app called SOBOS — Self-reported On-water Boat Operator Survey — is aimed at changing the face of boating safety by putting data collection in the hands of...

Jun 26, 2018
  • ECU News Services

North Carolina Literary Review announces two new writing awards, accepting submissions

The North Carolina Literary Review is accepting submissions for two new writing awards that recognize forgotten or neglected writers from North Carolina. The NCLR has established the Paul Green Prize...