Service Archives

Feb 19, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU’s University Writing Center, celebrating 40 years of writing excellence

This year marks the 40th anniversary of East Carolina University’s University Writing Center, a free resource that has helped countless students, faculty, staff and community members become better writers in...

Student: Alondra Torres
Feb 12, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Alondra Torres

Alondra Torres’ journey to become a Spanish teacher has taken her from eastern North Carolina to Mexico and back home to East Carolina University. Torres was born in Williamston, about...

Jan 24, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU faculty, local business increase students’ scientific knowledge

An East Carolina University faculty member is collaborating with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Greenville and its A Time for Science initiative to design and evaluate learning...

Jan 18, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall
  • Spaine Stephens


Dr. Jesse R. Peel once said he hoped to be remembered as someone who made a difference, that he “tried to do what he could.” Few have made a difference...

Jan 16, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU earns prestigious community engagement designation

East Carolina University has earned the prestigious 2024 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification from the American Council on Education (ACE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. This acknowledgement...

Jan 16, 2024
  • Spaine Stephens

100,000 SMILES

Mike Sheppard was a part-time drummer, keeping the beat to his band’s classic rock tunes during gigs in and around his hometown of Canton, North Carolina. But that musical rhythm...

Melanie Sartore-Baldwin, left, smiles as she holds a puppy in 2014 at the Pitt County Animal Shelter during the first year of East Carolina University’s Kinesiology 1010 fitness walking course. (ECU News photos)
Jan 10, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward


East Carolina University’s Kinesiology 1010 fitness walking course has been described as a win-win. At the forefront, dogs in the Pitt County Animal Shelter benefit from walks led by professor...

Jan 05, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Lawyer Nurse

Dr. Mitzi Pestaner, an assistant professor in the College of Nursing’s baccalaureate education department, took the long way to get to exactly where she needed to be – making the...

Jan 04, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU-led team researches responses to rapid population growth

Dr. Samantha Mosier, associate professor of political science in the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences, will spend the next year serving as the principal investigator leading a team of 38 people...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Faculty: Dr. Eboni Baugh

Eboni Baugh’s teaching style has been molded by various mentors and specifically the phrase, “You need to do this.” Throughout her career, Baugh has often listened first and followed with...