Students Archives

Jan 25, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall


Since the Brody Scholars program began in 1983, 154 students have received scholarships to attend East Carolina University’s Brody School of Medicine. The four newest recipients of the university’s most prestigious...

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 22, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Taking the Polar Bear Plunge

The sounds of splashing swimming pool water, screams and music are synonymous with summer, but as part of an East Carolina University campus tradition, they rang out on a wintry...

Jan 18, 2024
  • Ken Buday

ECU’s PIRATES engineering scholars program graduates first students

December’s commencement marked a milestone for East Carolina University engineering graduates Anthony Hill and Alex Ferro — more so than just the celebration of a tremendous accomplishment. Hill and Ferro...

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
  • 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 10, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

Olympic medal-winning gymnast to visit ECU through Voyages Series

East Carolina University’s Voyages of Discovery Series will host a public event, “I’ve Got This,” featuring Laurie Hernandez, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, in the Main Campus Student Center...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Student: Allison Davis

Allison Davis saw opportunities to grow at East Carolina University while staying close to home when she made her college decision. A main factor was getting accepted to ECU Honors...

Jan 03, 2024
  • Meaghan Skelly

Student: Matthew Lewis

As the spring semester commences, many East Carolina University seniors are preparing to graduate in May, each with a unique story of triumph and perseverance. Among them is Matthew Lewis,...