Pirate Profile Archives

Jun 28, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Adam Forsell

Adam Forsell wants to challenge himself and others to get out of their comfort zones and try new experiences. A veteran and graduate student, Forsell has taken his passion for...

Christine Chan posing in front of a building.
Jun 06, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Christine Chan

Christine Chan wants to explore North Carolina’s biodiversity to turn her passion for the environment and animals into a career and continue to advocate for climate change awareness. As an...

Posed photo of Paul Toriello
Jun 01, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Paul Toriello

Dr. Paul Toriello believes almost dying saved his life. Long before he arrived at East Carolina University’s Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Studies, Toriello jumped out of a second-story window,...

May 16, 2022
  • Spaine Stephens

Student: Teresa Hupp

Teresa Hupp wants to follow in her mother’s and grandmother’s footsteps and become a nurse — but she also wants to make her own unique impression on the field. Hupp,...

ECU School of Dental Medicine clinical assistant professor and division director Nikki Tucker poses outside.
May 02, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dr. Nikki Tucker

Dr. Nikki Tucker grew up in Ayden, a small town near the borders of Craven, Lenoir and Pitt counties. Home to the annual Collard Festival, it’s the very definition of...

ECU student Adam Berman poses in an art building.
Apr 26, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Adam Berman

East Carolina University student Adam Berman has spent the last three years working on his master’s degree while teaching printmaking in the School of Art and Design, where 18th and...

ECU student Ishani Shelat sits near the Sci-Tech Building.
Apr 04, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Ishani Shelat

If you’ve ever forgotten where you put your glasses, East Carolina University senior Ishani Shelat may be able to help. A biochemistry major and future optometrist, Shelat’s also earning an...

Dr. Shaundreal Jamison posts for a portrait photo
Apr 04, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dr. Shaundreal Jamison

The railroad tracks split the town of Cordova, S.C., the primary school to the east and Ebenezer Baptist Church to the west, just past the flashing caution lights. About 200...

Feb 28, 2022
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Olivia Cottrell

Boredom led to brainstorming for Olivia Cottrell. The East Carolina University junior business major, stuck at home after the start of the pandemic, logged onto ENGAGE to check out student...

Feb 23, 2022
  • Ken Buday

Faculty: Dr. Jason Rowe

A can of peas may just be the reason behind Dr. Jason Rowe’s sales and marketing career. More specifically two cans of peas — for a dollar. Rowe is an...