News Archives

Oct 02, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Surgeon named speaker for fall commencement

Dr. Walter Pories, founding chairman of the Department of Surgery at the East Carolina University School of Medicine, has been chosen to deliver the address at the university's fall commencement...

Sep 26, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Archaeologist wins history award

Dr. David S. Phelps, an East Carolina University professor emeritus and leading state expert on early Native Americans, has received a national award for his work in archaeology. The American...

Sep 24, 1997
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ECU Teaching Programs receives accreditation

The teacher education programs at East Carolina University have received full accreditation from the National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and the N.C. State Board of Education. Accreditation...

Sep 19, 1997
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Professor is World Bank consultant

An East Carolina University professor has completed a lengthy project designed to enhance policy decisions and improve the way African nations conduct economic development programs. Dr. Mulatu Wubneh, a planning...

Sep 16, 1997
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Trademart dispute settled

East Carolina University and the owners of Skully's, a Greenville business, announced today (Sept.26) that they settled their dispute over the use of a Skully's design with the university's purple...

Sep 12, 1997
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ECU fall enrollment at record high

After three years of relatively flat numbers, fall enrollment at East Carolina University is 17,851, setting a record for the campus. The previous high was 17,757 in 1992. Last year's...

Sep 10, 1997
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ECU continuing studies celebrates 50 years of service to the region

The East Carolina University Division of Continuing Studies celebrated its 50th anniversary this month with special events that drew current and former directors, administrators, faculty and guests. David Middleton, the...

Aug 28, 1997
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ECU faculty honored for teaching, advising

Three East Carolina University faculty members were honored with alumni teaching awards at the annual Faculty Convocation on campus. Another four were recognized for superior advising. Receiving $1,000 awards as...

Aug 21, 1997
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ECU picks Greek and Roman expert for Endowed Humanities Post

Dr. Roger Allen Hornsby, a professor at the University of Iowa, has joined the East Carolina University faculty as the Whichard Distinguished Chair of the Humanities for the 1997-98 academic...

Aug 18, 1997
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ECU opens for fall semester

East Carolina University began its fall semester on Monday, Aug. 18, as members of the faculty attended the annual convocation program in Wright Auditorium. Classes begin on Wednesday, Aug. 20....