News Archives

Mar 24, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Newspaper leader to give commencement address

Sandra Mims Rowe, editor of The Oregonian in Portland, Ore., will be the speaker at East Carolina University's 88th spring commencement on May 10. Rowe, a 1970 graduate of ECU,...

Mar 20, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Campus teams with Microsoft to test software

New computer software and an agreement between East Carolina University and the Microsoft Corp. will improve communication between faculty and students and affect the way students receive assignments and submit...

Mar 12, 1997
  • ECU News Services

ECU celebrates 90th anniversary

East Carolina University celebrated its 90th Anniversary with a series of programs and special events March 3 - 11. The actual Founders Day was March 8. This was the date...

Mar 09, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Six honored as honorary alums

The East Carolina University Alumni Association on Saturday (March 8) recognized six friends of the university by designating them honorary alumni. The honorees were Leo, Morris and Sammy Brody of...

Mar 07, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Olympic Center named for Leroy Walker

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees on Friday (March 7) named the International Human Performance Center for Dr. LeRoy T. Walker, the former president of the U.S. Olympic Committee...

Mar 05, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Teaching on the Web

As seen by East Carolina University professor Elmer Poe, the classroom is about two inches square. Seated in front of a computer and wearing a headset and a tiny microphone...

Feb 19, 1997
  • ECU News Services

Theatre student wins major scholarship

Brinley Arden Vickers of Morehead City, a student in the East Carolina University Department of Theatre Arts who has done professional stage, film and television acting, is the winner of...

Jan 15, 1997
  • ECU News Services

ECU professor leads efforts to restore presidential retreat

The Anderson Cottage, site of an assassination attempt on President Lincoln as well as some of Lincoln's most important writing, needs a major restoration, according to an East Carolina University...

Jan 09, 1997
  • ECU News Services

ECU sets programs to remember MLK

East Carolina University will commemorate the birthday of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with public programs that include a candlelight march and speech by a North Carolina attorney...

Jan 08, 1997
  • ECU News Services

The new student recreation center opens for spring semester

East Carolina University's $18 million Student Recreation Center gives students one of the largest, best-equipped recreation and fitness centers in the region. The 150,000-square-foot facility at the west end of...