Pirate Profile Archives

Apr 10, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Temilade Aladeniyi

Temilade Aladeniyi is a people person — and she’s using that trait to make a difference in the lives of all those she meets. Aladeniyi, who goes by “Lade,” is...

Faculty member Alessandro Didonna poses for his Pirate Profile portrait.
Mar 29, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Alessandro Didonna

Alessandro Didonna learned a valuable lesson when he came to interview for a position at East Carolina University. “We took off, got to Greenville, but because of a storm over...

ECU senior Reyna Crooms poses for her Pirate Profile portrait.
Mar 28, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Reyna Crooms

East Carolina University senior Reyna Crooms’ passion for journalism began in a high school classroom and is now carrying on as she prepares to graduate in May.  Crooms grew up...

Mar 09, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Connor Butzine

East Carolina University College of Business student Connor Butzine is looking to the future as he prepares for graduation in May. He has spent time reflecting on his choice to...

ECU photography by Cliff Hollis
Mar 01, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Student: Elena Uzun

Why not? That’s the can-do attitude that Elena Uzun took on when she asked herself if she wanted to pursue an MBA degree from East Carolina University and the Thomas...

Mar 01, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Faculty: Linda Quick

Linda Quick first met Cal Christian, chair of the College of Business' Department of Accounting, during her senior of high school in 2001 when he interviewed her for the Honors...

Feb 16, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Anthony Blackmon

An ACL injury while playing football has inspired East Carolina University senior Anthony Blackmon to pursue a career in anesthesiology. After experiencing anesthesia firsthand, Blackmon realized he was interested in...

Photo by Rhett Butler
Feb 01, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Randall Etheridge

From the freezing cold of Finland to hot and humid southern marshes, Randall Etheridge has experienced it all. It’s just part of his quest to help provide solutions to environmental...

Jan 26, 2023
  • Meaghan Skelly

Student: Chloe Scattergood

As Chloe Scattergood enters the final semester of her master’s degree program in historical archaeology at East Carolina University, she wants people to know that her field isn’t just about...

Teandrea Wilkins is working hard to achieve his goals while also staying involved with his community.
Jan 04, 2023
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Teandrea Wilkins

Teandrea Wilkins is reflecting on his academic journey as he enters his final semester at East Carolina University. “It has been a long journey, considering everything from kindergarten until now,”...