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East Carolina University fine arts major Ashr Burgess uses photography skills he learned in class to help the Greenville Museum of Art in their mission.
Aug 16, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman


How do you know if your education will translate to career success? That’s the question fine arts major Ashr Burgess was asking himself as he prepared for his final semester...

Celeste and Reginald Hodges of Durham stand beside 1950s Gongoli masks they donated to East Carolina University. The masks are part of a collection on exhibit at the Wellington B. Gray Gallery.
Aug 15, 2023
  • Crystal Baity


About 150 African art pieces incorporating everyday items like hand stamped fabric to one-of-a-kind carved Gongoli masks are on display in a new exhibition in Jenkins Fine Arts Center at...

East Carolina University graduate student Michael Moody captured this drone image showing Sugarloaf Island and Morehead City’s waterfront in November 2022.
Aug 15, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray


There’s nothing like being at the beach in the summer. The sun is shining, the water is sparkling and the science is flowing. Yes, summertime at the beach is synonymous...

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine students celebrate alongside state legislators and the chancellors of ECU and the University of North Carolina at Pembroke after the signing of an early assurance agreement creating a pathway to ECU’s dental school for UNCP students.
Aug 11, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens


Ten years ago, Dr. Kennedi Stewart Henry began her undergraduate journey at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. One year ago, she embarked upon a career in dentistry in...

Pirate Nation has raised $503.7 million and counting in the Pursue Gold campaign.
Aug 09, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


East Carolina University is painting the Pursue Gold campaign purple as gifts supporting the Jeff Charles Scholarship fund have taken the comprehensive campaign over its $500 million goal. Pirate Nation...

Lexi Lozner poses for a photo
Aug 08, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Lexi Lozner

Future teacher Lexi Lozner, an East Carolina University junior majoring in special education, says people with disabilities often are overlooked. She wants to make sure that her students are seen...

Morgan Milton, left, works with Josh McLaurin in at lab at East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine.
Aug 02, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel


The word biofilm is fairly intuitive — a coating made by a living thing. It’s not that simple, though. Not by a long shot. Bacteria make biofilms as a kind...

Students compile data from water samples in ECU’s Community Science Camp in Graham Building.
Aug 01, 2023
  • Crystal Baity
  • Ken Buday
  • Michael Rudd


While East Carolina University students have been away from campus, faculty members welcomed K-12 summer campers who explored college life and a range of interests from technology to music. Students...

Dionna Manning poses in front of flowers
Jul 31, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dionna Manning

Growing up in the small town of Roanoke Rapids, Dionna Manning knew everyone — and everyone knew her. It was family dinners every Thursday and Sunday night — and well...

Monique Howell, a first year medical student in East Carolina University's Brody School of Medicine, receives her white coat during the university's annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday.
Jul 28, 2023
  • Benjamin Abel
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda
  • Spaine Stephens


Lifelong dreams came one step closer to reality for the newest class of students in the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University as they were officially welcomed during...