Students Archives

May 09, 2024
  • Kelly Rogers Dilda

ECU medical school marks 10th annual Medical Education Day

The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University held its 10th annual Medical Education Day April 25, celebrating scholarship and innovation in medical education. The event included podium and...

May 08, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

ECU researchers lead a new $7.5 million, multi-institutional NSF grant

A $7.5 million grant will help East Carolina University educate students in the geosciences while helping community partners tackle problems that affect agriculture, drinking water, air quality and more. ECU...

May 08, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Service League investment creates nursing scholarships

East Carolina University’s College of Nursing will have Service League Scholars among their Pirate nurses beginning in 2024-25 academic year thanks to a $1 million gift from the Service League...

May 03, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

Spring 2024 graduates celebrate accomplishments

While their journeys are unique, nearly 5,000 Pirate graduates came together to celebrate the completion of an East Carolina University degree during spring commencement on a sun-splashed Friday morning in...

The graduate’s time at ECU will follow them throughout the rest of their lives. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 29, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Grad Profiles: Spring 2024

This phrase is often repeated in speeches, videos and alumni messages to new East Carolina University graduates because their time at ECU is an experience they will take with them...

Johnnie Sabin, who is earning a doctoral degree in integrated coastal sciences, visits Greenville’s Wildwood Park. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

John Sabin, Ph.D., Integrated Coastal Sciences

STATISTICS Name: Johnnie Sabin College: Integrated Coastal Programs Major: Integrated Coastal Sciences Age: 29 Classification/Year: Doctoral candidate (5th year) Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia Hobbies/interests: Hiking, scuba diving, boardsports (wake/snow/mountain), photogrammetry, DIY electronics...

Darius Lawton has thrived with research opportunities in the College of Health and Human Performance. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Darius Lawton, Sports Studies

STATISTICS Name: Darius Lawton College: Health and Human Performance Major: Sports Studies  Age: 21 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Norfolk, Virginia Hobbies/interests: Shopping, playing and watching basketball and football, playing videogames, making...

Lauren Briggs’ is a graduate of ECU’s College of Nursing and will return to Pirate Nation for her graduate studies. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Lauren Briggs, Nursing

STATISTICS Name: Lauren Briggs College: College of Nursing Major: Nursing Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wake Forest Hobbies/interests: Nursing, travel, reading, cooking and baking, spending quality time with family and...

Tyahna Cannon worked full time as a teacher assistant while pursuing her special education degree through the Partnership Teach program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Tyahna Cannon, Special Education

STATISTICS Name: Tyahna Cannon College: College of Education Major: Adaptive Curriculum Special Education Age: 44 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Albany, Georgia Hobbies/interests: Supporting nephews in sporting events, working out, crafting ECU...

Apr 26, 2024
  • Lacey L. Gray

Brandon Damgaard, Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry

STATISTICS Name: Brandon Damgaard College: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Health and Human Performance Major: B.S. in Biology, B.S. in Physics, B.S. in Biochemistry, and...