News Archives

Nov 04, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Scandinavian Connection Puts ECU in Helsinki

Telephone lines, cameras and microphones at East Carolina University's Joyner Library let ECU and city officials participate in a conference Wednesday in Helsinki, Finland. Diana Henshaw, director of the Division...

Oct 23, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU Trustees Tackle Strategic Decisions

The ECU Board of Trustees, endorsing continued growth and expansion for the university, has urged a strategic vision that embraces elements of leadership, service, excellence and innovation. The trustees, during...

Oct 22, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Mary Jo Bratton 1926-1998

Mary Jo Bratton, a professsor emeritus and the university historian for East Carolina University, died Wednesday, Oct. 21, at her Greenville home. She was 72. Dr. Bratton had been a...

Oct 22, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU to Expand On-line Courses

East Carolina University has signed a contract with a Colorado company to significantly expand the university's on-line course offerings. The company, Real Education Inc. of Denver, will help the university...

Oct 13, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU Recognizes Outstanding Alumni

East Carolina University honored seven of its most accomplished graduates with Outstanding Alumni Awards during 1998 Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 9-10. The honorees are Ronnie Barnes (B.S. '74), head athletic trainer...

Oct 02, 1998
  • ECU News Services

ECU Celebrates Homecoming

Everything old is new again when East Carolina University celebrates Homecoming 1998 with the theme, "Purple Pride Through the Years....Retro '70s, '80s, & '90s." Activities are planned throughout the week,...

Oct 01, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Belk endows ECU art foundry

Irwin Belk, longtime friend and supporter of East Carolina University, has endowed the School of Art sculpture foundry with a $100,000 gift. As a result of the pledge, the foundry...

Sep 09, 1998
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ECU announces fall enrollment figures

Fall semester enrollment at East Carolina University is 17,803, the second-highest number ever. The number is down slightly from last year's record of 17,846. The average SAT score of first-time...

Sep 03, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Morrison achieves world ranking

When it comes to the grueling triathlon, a race that involves swimming, cycling and running, Robert Morrison, an East Carolina University chemistry professor, may feel a little like the king...

Aug 20, 1998
  • ECU News Services

Trustees award soft-drink contract to Pepsi

ECU officials are hammering out details of a contract that will give Pepsi-Cola the exclusive right to sell its products on campus. Layton Getsinger (Administration and Finance) said Aug. 1...