News Release Archives

Mar 23, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU raises $500K on second annual giving day

East Carolina University’s second annual Pirate Nation Gives fundraising day on March 21 raised $500,214 in 24 hours, far surpassing last year’s $273,663. The one-day, social-media-driven effort encouraged alumni, faculty,...

Mar 21, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU police investigating death of homeless woman

At approximately 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, East Carolina University facilities employees discovered a deceased woman inside a vacant home owned by the university at 202 E. 9th St. ECU...

Mar 20, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Twenty Greenville/Pitt County residents to be honored at ECU 2018 Corporate and Leadership Awards Banquet

The East Carolina University Division of Student Affairs will host the fourth annual Corporate and Leadership Awards banquet March 24 at 7 p.m. at the Greenville Convention Center. The recipients...

Mar 16, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Primary care prevails again at ECU’s physician residency match event

After years of studies, clinics and rounds at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, 75 medical students learned Friday, during the school’s annual Match Day ceremony, where they will be completing...

Mar 15, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Pirate Nation Gives returns to ECU for second year

ECU will celebrate its second annual Pirate Nation Gives on Wednesday, March 21. This single extraordinary day of giving encourages alumni, friends, faculty, staff, parents and students to make a...

Mar 15, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU Greek Life hosts national hazing expert March 20

East Carolina University’s Department of Greek Life and the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities will host Dr. Gentry McCreary at 8 p.m. March 20 in Wright Auditorium. McCreary, CEO...

Mar 14, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU vice chancellor for health sciences to step down

An East Carolina University leadership mainstay, who has filled many shoes at the university—from student to vice chancellor—has announced her intent to rejoin the faculty. After serving as vice chancellor...

Mar 13, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU’s Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center recognized among top in the nation, earns national reaccreditation

The Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center at East Carolina University has earned reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). “We’re proud to have earned...

Mar 07, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU refunding ticket cost for Carolina Kickoff concert

East Carolina University officials announced today that the Carolina Kickoff, a concert previously rescheduled for April 21, 2018 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, has been cancelled and all ticket holders will receive...

Mar 05, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Walter Williams, champion of ECU, dies at 88

Walter Williams, one of East Carolina University’s most loyal advocates and benefactors, died in the early morning hours of March 5, 2018. He was 88. Williams and his wife Marie...