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Lauren Briggs’ is a graduate of ECU’s College of Nursing and will return to Pirate Nation for her graduate studies. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Lauren Briggs, Nursing

STATISTICS Name: Lauren Briggs College: College of Nursing Major: Nursing Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wake Forest Hobbies/interests: Nursing, travel, reading, cooking and baking, spending quality time with family and...

Rodney Bonilla Gonzalez and his passion for sales leads to a successful undergraduate career. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Rodney Bonilla Gonzalez, Supply Chain Management

STATISTICS Name: Rodney Bonilla Gonzalez College: ECU College of Business Major: Operations of Supply Chain Management & Marketing with a Professional Sales Certificate Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Apex Hobbies/interests: Fishing,...

Tyahna Cannon worked full time as a teacher assistant while pursuing her special education degree through the Partnership Teach program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Tyahna Cannon, Special Education

STATISTICS Name: Tyahna Cannon College: College of Education Major: Adaptive Curriculum Special Education Age: 44 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Albany, Georgia Hobbies/interests: Supporting nephews in sporting events, working out, crafting ECU...

Apr 26, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

Brandon Damgaard, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry

STATISTICS Name: Brandon Damgaard College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Health and Human Performance Major: B.S. in Biology, B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Biochemistry, and...

Thomas Duty III is getting his master’s degree in criminal justice, with certificates in criminal justice education, and public management and leadership. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Apr 25, 2024
  • Ken Buday

Tom Duty, Criminal Justice

STATISTICS Name: Thomas Duty III College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Major: Criminal justice, with two graduate certificates in criminal justice education, and public management and leadership Age:...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 25, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

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...