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Photography by Rhett Butler
Feb 21, 2018
  • Bre Lewis

Pirate Profile: Ebone Evans

Ebone Evans of Durham is a third-year student in the Brody School of Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree from Winston-Salem State University, majoring in biology. During her time there,...

Dr. Mark Stacy awarded $2.6 million in funding for faculty-generated initiatives from the start-up package he received when he became the dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Feb 21, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

BUILDING A BETTER BRODY

When Dr. Mark Stacy was interviewing to be the next dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, he got the sense that it was an institution that had learned to...

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. (Photo by University Communications)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Zvonkovic named Health and Human Performance dean

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. Zvonkovic comes to...

The members of the ECU Board of Trustees toured the Coastal Studies Institute facility Thursday morning and watched a demonstration of a drone used for mapping shoreline erosion over time. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

TRUSTEES VISIT COAST

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees ventured outside Greenville for its regular meeting on Feb. 15-16, visiting and touring the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese. ECU is the administrative...

Dr. Rebecca Asch, assistant professor of biology at ECU, teaches a class in the Howell Building.
Feb 15, 2018
  • Matt Smith

RESEARCH RECOGNIZED

An East Carolina University assistant professor of biology received a prestigious fellowship Thursday, Feb. 15, as she was recognized as one of 126 recipients of the 2018 Sloan Research Fellowships....

From left to right, (top) Blake West, Megan Piggott, Jean Christian Barry, Drew Wells, (bottom) Caitlyn Joyce, Jane Kiley Simmons and Casey Scarboro perform in “Hands on a Hardbody.” (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 14, 2018
  • Bre Lewis

‘HANDS ON A HARDBODY’

Ten hopeful Texans vie for a dream and a brand new truck as “Hands on a Hardbody” hits McGinnis Theatre at East Carolina University on Feb. 15. The musical tells...

(Photos by Cliff Hollis and Rhett Butler)
Feb 14, 2018
  • ECU News Services

SPRING COMMENCEMENT

The following information was included in a memo to campus from Chancellor Cecil P. Staton: For more than 110 years, ECU Commencement has been a time to recognize and celebrate...

A partnership between ECU and analytics leader SAS will help boost the university’s work to improve economic, health and education conditions in rural North Carolina and beyond. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 13, 2018
  • ECU News Services

INNOVATIVE SOFTWARE

East Carolina University and analytics leader SAS will join forces to help rural areas overcome economic, educational and health disparities. Using analytics and data visualization, ECU and SAS will work...

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré met with students Thursday afternoon , Feb. 8, prior to his evening Voyages of Discovery presentation on “Resilient Leadership.”
Feb 09, 2018
  • Lacey L. Gray

RESILIENT LEADERSHIP

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré, commander of Joint Task Force Katrina and Global Preparedness Authority, spoke to an audience of students, faculty and the public at East Carolina University’s...

A $75,000 fund will create scholarships for public health students.
Feb 08, 2018
  • Erin Shaw

‘EVEN STRONGER’

A new public health scholarship will help East Carolina University students interested in working in long-term care, an increasingly important area of study as the state and nation’s population ages...