News Release Archives

Apr 11, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Study finds people with diabetes visit the dentist less frequently

A study led by researchers at East Carolina University and New York University showed that adults with diabetes are less likely to visit the dentist than people with prediabetes or...

Apr 11, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Linda McMahon named ECU Spring Commencement speaker

Linda McMahon, Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration, will be the speaker for East Carolina University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. McMahon’s visit...

Apr 09, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU announces Economic Development Academy

East Carolina University officials today unveiled plans to create an academy that will offer customized economic development training and certifications to elected officials, business leaders and personnel of economic development...

Apr 05, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Tarboro native and entrepreneur Janice Bryant Howroyd to keynote annual Business Leadership Conference

East Carolina University’s College of Business (COB) will hold its fourth annual Business Leadership Conference April 10-11 at the Mendenhall Student Center. The two-day conference, open to COB juniors, seniors and...

Apr 05, 2018
  • ECU News Services

ECU professor Jacobs receives Guggenheim Fellowship

East Carolina University School of Music composition and theory professor Edward Jacobs has received a prestigious Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. The foundation recognized Jacobs on April 4 for his work as...

Apr 02, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Brody School of Medicine names vice dean of operations

East Carolina University (ECU) has named a new vice dean of operations for the Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Peter Schmidt will begin serving as Brody’s second in command on...

Mar 23, 2018
  • ECU News Services

BOG approves Innovation Early College High School

During its meeting today in Wilmington, the UNC Board of Governors approved the establishment of the Innovation Early College High School, a collaboration between East Carolina University and Pitt County...

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...