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Brittany Good Dancing Photography by Rhett Butler.
Oct 18, 2018
  • Bri Deel

Pirate Profile: Brittany Good

Brittany Good is dancing through life with passion in her feet. “She is dependable, collegial and kind to everyone,” said Dr. Marissa Nesbit, assistant professor and dance program coordinator at...

ECU alumna Nia Franklin has been named Miss America 2019.
Sep 10, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

MISS AMERICA

Nia Franklin, a Winston-Salem native and East Carolina University music composition graduate, was crowned Miss America on Sunday night. Franklin is the 92nd Miss America and the first winner to...

Members of the ECU Board of Trustees toured the College of Nursing and the College of Allied Health, including this simulated operating room. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 07, 2018
  • ECU News Services

PROGRESS REPORT

During its regular meeting on Sept. 6-7, the East Carolina University Board of Trustees received an update on enrollment numbers for the 2018-2019 academic year. Total enrollment is 28,718 students,...

Aug 30, 2018
  • ECU News Services

LABOR AND LIFE

Data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research has confirmed that employment plays a key role in Americans’ perceptions of personal...

Southside construction will have little impact on the game day experience of Pirate fans.
Aug 30, 2018
  • ECU News Services

GAME DAY IN PIRATE NATION

It’s time for Pirate Nation to prepare for another football season at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The first game is Saturday, Sept. 1 against North Carolina A&T at 6 p.m. This year,...

Aug 17, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PASSION AND IMPACT

East Carolina University’s faculty gathered in Wright Auditorium Friday morning for convocation, a ceremony marking the official start of the 2018-2019 school year. Kwan Yi, assistant professor of piano in...

Coastal Studies Institute
Aug 17, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

COASTAL LEADER

East Carolina University has named Dr. Reide Corbett as its new dean of integrated coastal programs and director of the Coastal Studies Institute. Corbett, a Pirate since 2000, has served...

Counseling and advocacy services are available to all students who have been the victim of a crime. (ECU News Services Photo)
Aug 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

When the unthinkable happens, students at East Carolina have somewhere to turn. Since 2005, the university has provided counseling and assistance to student victims of crime through its Victim Advocacy...

ECU students are returning to campus before the start of classes on Aug. 20. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Aug 15, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

‘FEELS LIKE HOME’

Jaalen Best moved into College Hill Suites on Tuesday afternoon, hoping to avoid the rush of East Carolina University move-in traffic before starting a new job at the campus recreation...

Ribbon cutting for new Innovation Early College High School
Aug 03, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

BACK TO SCHOOL

Next week, East Carolina University will welcome 55 ninth-graders to the Innovation Early College High School, a collaboration between Pitt County Schools and ECU. IECHS is a new school option...