University News Archives

Apr 16, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

English 1500: Taylor’s Version prepares for its era

Are you ready for it? English 1500: Taylor’s Version is coming to East Carolina University. The course isn’t in students’ wildest dreams but instead will be on Tuesday and Thursday...

Apr 15, 2024
  • Michael Rudd

Seventh annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge finds winning idea … in the ocean

According to a National Library of Medicine article, limulus amebocyte lysate (LAL) is an extract found in the blood of the Atlantic horseshoe crab and helps keep injectable medications and...

Apr 12, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Board of Trustees appoints deans for Health and Human Performance, Graduate School

In its final meeting of the 2023-24 academic year, East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees looked to the future with the appointment of two college deans. The board approved Dr....

Apr 11, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

ECU researchers will help build resiliency among small and underserved farms

East Carolina University is extending the reach of its impact through a multi-institutional project funded by the National Science Foundation’s Regional Innovation Engines program. The $1 million grant-funded project, called...

Apr 09, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Researchers celebrate impactful work

East Carolina University held its annual Research and Scholarship Awards Ceremony April 2. The event recognizes excellence among researchers, scholars and inventors at ECU – those whose activities have a...

Leaders from East Carolina University and the University of The Gambia signed a memorandum of understanding on March 28. (ECU photo by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 02, 2024
  • Steven Grandy

ECU partners with University of The Gambia for intercultural exchange

A partnership between East Carolina University and the University of The Gambia will allow ideas and support to flow freely between two institutions 4,000 miles apart. A delegation from the...

Mar 26, 2024
  • ECU News Services

Enhancing our People Operations

Dear ECU Faculty and Staff: One of the vision priorities in East Carolina University’s strategic plan centers on workforce success and our commitment to a culture of care, belonging and...

Mar 19, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Pirate Nation’s 8th day of giving will be March 20

No matter who they are, where they are or how much they give, East Carolina University is calling for everyone to be all hands on deck in support of Pirate...

Mar 11, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Pirate Nation Gives expands participation opportunities

There are more ways than ever to participate in this year’s Pirate Nation Gives — East Carolina University’s annual day of giving. The day begins at 12 a.m. on March...

Mar 08, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman


Committed to expanding educational opportunities to meet the needs of all learners, East Carolina University and the Institute for Defense and Business (IDB) are joining forces to provide specialized training...