News Posts

After a successful kidney transplant, Brandon Hodges (left) said he “feels amazing.”
Apr 26, 2018
  • Vidant Health Communications

NEW LEASE ON LIFE

“It was a life-changing experience.” That’s how Brandon Hodges describes the kidney transplant he received a couple of months ago at Vidant Medical Center (VMC). Hodges, 42, is a physical...

Photography by Rob Goldberg
Apr 25, 2018
  • Bre Lewis

Pirate Profile: Rachel Renfrow

Rachel Renfrow is a senior business management major from Wilson, a midfielder and center back for the ECU women’s soccer team, and a standout student in the College of Business....

Conservators at the Queen Anne’s Revenge Project lift a cannon out of its tank during the lab’s annual open house. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 24, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

SCIENCE AND PIRATES

FIRE! The blast of a cannon ripped through the air to the delight of onlookers outside the Queen Anne’s Revenge Conservation Laboratory at East Carolina University during the fourth annual...

Chancellor Cecil Staton awards the Amethyst vase twice a year to individuals, couples, foundations, and corporate partners who generously support ECU.
Apr 23, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

TEST-videos

Thanks to donor initiatives, an East Carolina University student with dyslexia is succeeding in his classes, a nursing student with financial need is getting help paying for her education, and...

Student Government Association President La’Quon Rogers presents his report to the ECU Board of Trustees. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 20, 2018
  • ECU News Services

DEGREES CONFERRED

During its meeting on April 20, the East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the conferral of 5,282 degrees for spring commencement, which will take place at 7 p.m. May...

Chancellor Cecil Staton awards the Amethyst vase twice a year to individuals, couples, foundations, and corporate partners who generously support ECU.
Apr 20, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

CHANCELLOR’S AMETHYST

Thanks to donor initiatives, an East Carolina University student with dyslexia is succeeding in his classes, a nursing student with financial need is getting help paying for her education, and...

Jayme Johns as Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons, and Joseph Webster as Theseus, Duke of Athens. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 19, 2018
  • Bre Lewis

PAIN AND PASSION

A tale filled with lovers and fairies takes stage at McGinnis Theatre as William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” opens at East Carolina University on April 19. “‘Midsummer’ is a comedy...

ECU junior Chaniya Tingley has been awarded the Captain Christopher Cash Memorial Scholarship.
Apr 19, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

IN MEMORY

Chaniya Tingley didn’t know Capt. Chris Cash but her father, Craig, served in the same N.C. National Guard infantry battalion as Cash in Iraq. Now an East Carolina University junior,...

Dr. Jami Rhodes is congratulated after receiving the Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award .
Apr 13, 2018
  • Jamie Smith

TEACHING AWARDS

Excellence in teaching at East Carolina University was celebrated during the annual Teaching Awards Ceremony in Harvey Hall on Monday, April 9. Faculty members representing departments and programs throughout the...

J.H. Rose High School student Noah Murray throws a baseball wearing a sleeve that transmits data on his movement.
Apr 12, 2018
  • Crystal Baity

SCIENCE MEETS FUN

Running, swinging, dancing and jumping are more than human movement. They’re biomechanics. And they’re fun. That’s the message that Dr. Paul DeVita and other East Carolina University faculty and students...