News Archives

Apr 23, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Faculty honored for passion and excellence with annual teaching awards

On the eve of the last day of class, East Carolina University recognized the hard work of its faculty members at the 2023-24 University Teaching Awards ceremony Monday in the...

Apr 23, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Gala awakens minds of hospitality management students

A group of East Carolina University hospitality management students gained real-world experience as part of a project, but the personal experience they gained may far surpass any grade that they...

Students stand in line for a T-shirt at Barefoot on the Mall. (ECU photos by Rhett Butler)
Apr 22, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Barefoot on the Mall celebrates end of academic year

After a spring semester filled with classes, papers and studying, it’s only natural that East Carolina University students would want to relax with their friends before final exams begin. ECU...

Apr 22, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Barnes named keynote speaker for spring commencement ceremony

Ronnie Barnes, senior vice president of medical services and head athletic trainer for the New York Giants, will be the keynote speaker at East Carolina University’s spring commencement ceremony. More than...

Apr 19, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Evening of Philanthropy celebrates devoted donors

East Carolina University’s leading donors were honored at an Evening of Philanthropy on April 11 in the Main Campus Student Center ballrooms, which were transformed into a dazzling scene to...

Apr 18, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Regional companies to provide immersive internship experiences for IMBA students

Eleven students in the East Carolina University Immersive Master of Business Administration (IMBA) pathway have been paired with North Carolina companies, putting them one step closer to completing their one-year...

ECU students rehearse scenes in “The Play That Goes Wrong.” (Photo by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 17, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Students present ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ in ECU/Loessin Playhouse season finale

Prepare for the unexpected and lots of laughs in the East Carolina University School of Theatre and Dance’s production of “The Play that Goes Wrong” opening today in McGinnis Theatre....

Researchers examine a baby during an appointment on campus as part of prenatal exercise research at East Carolina University. (ECU News Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 17, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

NIH grant supports additional baby metabolism research

A five-year, $2.5 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health will help East Carolina University faculty members continue research on ways to curb generational obesity. The project, led...

Apr 16, 2024
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens
  • University Communications

ECU medical students lead Pirates vs. Cancer fundraiser for pediatric cancer patients

Over the years, students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University have personally witnessed the impact of cancer on countless lives. Some have watched loved ones fight...

Apr 15, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Seventh annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge finds winning idea … in the ocean

According to a National Library of Medicine article, limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) is an extract found in the blood of the Atlantic horseshoe crab and helps keep injectable medications and...