Students Archives

May 22, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Selah Apollo

When Selah Apollo arrives in Greenville as part of the newest crop of Brinkley-Lane Scholars for the fall semester, the campus and East Carolina University ethos will be familiar. Apollo’s...

May 22, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Simran Takhar

When Simran Takhar received her acceptance letter as an East Carolina University Brinkley-Lane Scholar, she viewed it as motivation and a first step in what she hopes to be a...

May 22, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Zasha Griffin

Zasha Griffin said the family atmosphere that exists among Brinkley-Lane Scholars helped him choose East Carolina University. “ECU offers such a wide range of clubs that I was never worried...

May 22, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Michael Greer

From the moment Brinkley-Lane Scholar Michael Greer stepped foot on campus at East Carolina University, he felt like he belonged. The sense of belonging was one of the biggest factors...

May 21, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

RIBN program helps former circus performer transition to new life as nurse

At the end of a particularly challenging shift sometimes nurses will say their day was a circus. One recent graduate of Wayne Community College’s associate degree in nursing program, who...

May 16, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU maritime studies graduate student attends unique Egyptian underwater field school

Katelyn Rollins, one of East Carolina University’s newest master’s degree graduates of the Maritime Studies program in the Department of History, recently attended a unique field school in Egypt. She...

May 15, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Army veteran honored as extraordinary nursing student

Reggie Santiago, an East Carolina University RN to BSN student with a very non-traditional path to becoming a Pirate Nurse, was selected as the College of Nursing’s undergraduate recipient of...

Kamryn Simmons slides with her son, Kamori, on the playground at the Nancy Darden Child Development Center. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
May 14, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

COMPASS, other resources support student-parents

When East Carolina University student Kamryn Simmons sees her 2-year-old son, Kamori, smiling and running into the Nancy Darden Child Development Center, she also smiles. The scene during the spring...

May 13, 2024
  • Ken Buday

ECU engineering students selected for naval research internships

Three students from East Carolina University’s Department of Engineering have received fellowships through the Naval Research Enterprise Internship Program (NREIP) and will be spending the summer working at the Naval...

May 09, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Nursing students partner though simulation to care for psychiatric patients

Dr. Tawny Tseng could never predict her path to becoming an East Carolina University nursing professor. A Seattle native, she was a jazz singer and then a dance teacher before...