University News Archives

Jun 20, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Fall course materials available through ECU First Day

East Carolina University is introducing a new textbook and course material program designed to save undergraduate students time and money this fall. ECU First Day is offered by Barnes &...

Jun 13, 2024
  • Doug Boyd

Construction heats up on campus this summer

This summer, heavy equipment will be laying down steaming hot asphalt around campus, but new chilled water pipes will soon be delivering cool, crisp air if you need to duck...

Jun 11, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

ECUPD maintains dual accreditation

The East Carolina University Police Department remains one of two university police departments in the UNC System to earn dual accreditation after completing a reaccreditation process. ECU completed the reaccreditation...

May 30, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

World’s finest classical musicians perform during SpringFest!

34 musicians, 6 concerts, 3 days: SpringFest! Join the Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival for iconic works presented by musicians and young rising stars from around the world Friday through...

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 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...

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...

Apr 25, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Stan Eakins, former dean of the College of Business, receives the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award

Dr. Stanley Eakins has been named by Gov. Roy Cooper to the Order of the Long Leaf Pine for his 30-plus-year commitment to providing exceptional contributions to East Carolina University...

Apr 22, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Barnes named keynote speaker for spring commencement ceremony

Ronnie Barnes, senior vice president of medical services and head athletic trainer for the New York Giants, will be the keynote speaker at East Carolina University’s spring commencement ceremony. More than...

Apr 19, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Evening of Philanthropy celebrates devoted donors

East Carolina University’s leading donors were honored at an Evening of Philanthropy on April 11 in the Main Campus Student Center ballrooms, which were transformed into a dazzling scene to...