Pirate Profile Archives

Susannah Berry is committed to children and to educating those who teach them through her many roles in ECU’s College of Health and Human Performance.
Jan 03, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Susannah Berry

One bragged to her about having new pink shoes. Another presented her with a tin full of muffins — muffins made of leaves picked up from the playground, but when...

Graduate student Caroline Rochelle poses in the library.
Dec 08, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Caroline Rochelle

East Carolina University graduate student Caroline Rochelle has proved the people who doubted her wrong and has shown herself she can do anything she sets her mind to. Rochelle entered...

Nov 30, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Staff: James Coker

James Coker knows that not much is needed to get someone hooked on East Carolina University. “The community of ECU to me is just great,” said Coker, the assistant dean...

Photo of ECU student Abby Coderre
Nov 21, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Abby Coderre

East Carolina University nursing student Abby Coderre always knew she wanted to work in health care. As she grew up, challenges thrown her way showed her that nursing is what...

East Carolina University Master Patrol Officer William Brown escorts the ECU football team onto the field before a game.
Nov 17, 2022
  • Matt Smith

Staff: William Brown

No two days are the same for East Carolina University Master Patrol Officer William Brown, but that’s not unusual for the ECU Police officer in his 14th year patrolling campus....

Javier Limon has dedicated himself to serving others and hopes to take his love for service back to Washington, D.C.
Oct 31, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Javier Limon

Javier Limon is ready to move to Washington, D.C., and begin a career in politics. Fresh off his 11-week internship on Capitol Hill this past summer, Limon has gained valuable...

A job as a wedding photographer helped Brittany Thompson learn a lot about communication, setting the stage for her career as a senior teaching instructor at ECU.
Oct 31, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Brittany Thompson

As a wedding photographer, Brittany Thompson saw people during one of the more stressful times of their lives. Little did she realize it would set the stage for her career...

Engineering student Robert Malpass is looking to use his skills in robotics to help the environment.
Oct 10, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Robert Malpass

Industrial engineering technology major Robert Malpass is combining his love for technology and robotics with his passion for helping the environment. “I started in robotics and gained a passion for...

Oct 02, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Tommi Galaska

The sound of music echoes from a nearby studio where Tommi Galaska sits cross-legged on a chair in a cramped office. “It used to be a closet,” she said. A...

Calli Jon Massengill is an Honors College student who is using her passion for helping others to teach underprivileged and special education students.
Sep 21, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Calli Jon Massengill

Calli Jon Massengill, a special education major at East Carolina University, knew early she had a passion for helping others learn. “I have always known I wanted to teach and...