News Archives

Shanice Hill leads frontline customer service for the Department of Parking and Transportation Services. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Jan 24, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Staff: Shanice Hill

With more than 25,000 parking spaces on East Carolina University’s campus, Shanice Hill’s top priority is making sure that everyone who comes to campus feels welcomed. Hill is the customer...

Jan 23, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray


Retired athlete and U.S. Olympic gold and silver medal-winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez visited East Carolina University on Jan. 18 to share messages of acceptance, positivity and mental health advocacy with...

Dr. James Whiteside is an ECU professor and chair of the department of obstetrics and gynecology at the Brody School of Medicine. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jan 22, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel


Advances in medical technologies – from medicines and physical therapies to implants and surgical methods – come in a flurry that often seems impossible to keep pace with. One ethical...

Jan 18, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall
  • Spaine Stephens


Dr. Jesse R. Peel once said he hoped to be remembered as someone who made a difference, that he “tried to do what he could.” Few have made a difference...

Jan 16, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

100,000 SMILES

Mike Sheppard was a part-time drummer, keeping the beat to his band’s classic rock tunes during gigs in and around his hometown of Canton, North Carolina. But that musical rhythm...

Melanie Sartore-Baldwin, left, smiles as she holds a puppy in 2014 at the Pitt County Animal Shelter during the first year of East Carolina University’s Kinesiology 1010 fitness walking course. (ECU News photos)
Jan 10, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward


East Carolina University’s Kinesiology 1010 fitness walking course has been described as a win-win. At the forefront, dogs in the Pitt County Animal Shelter benefit from walks led by professor...

Jan 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Previous work with islanders opens door for researcher to help protect heritage

The turquoise waters surrounding the small island chain that includes Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands hold opportunities for exploring future wind energy projects. But they also hold important archaeological...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty: Dr. Eboni Baugh

Eboni Baugh’s teaching style has been molded by various mentors and specifically the phrase, “You need to do this.” Throughout her career, Baugh has often listened first and followed with...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Allison Davis

Allison Davis saw opportunities to grow at East Carolina University while staying close to home when she made her college decision. A main factor was getting accepted to ECU Honors...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Meaghan Skelly

Student: Matthew Lewis

As the spring semester commences, many East Carolina University seniors are preparing to graduate in May, each with a unique story of triumph and perseverance. Among them is Matthew Lewis,...