Pirate Profile Archives

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,”...

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...