University News Archives

Mar 14, 2018
  • ECU News Services

Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center earns national reaccreditation

The Nancy W. Darden Child Development Center at East Carolina University has earned reaccreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). “We’re proud to have earned...

Walter Williams, who was honored during ECU’s 2010 Homecoming Parade, was one of the university’s most loyal advocates and benefactors.
Mar 05, 2018
  • Erin Ward

LOYAL ADVOCATE

Walter Williams, one of East Carolina University’s most loyal advocates and benefactors, died in the early morning hours of March 5, 2018. He was 88. Williams and his wife Marie...

Mar 01, 2018
  • Jeannine Manning Hutson

‘EXPERIENCE AND CREATIVITY’

A certified public accountant with experience in corporations and higher education has been selected by East Carolina University to lead its administration and finance division. The ECU Board of Trustees...

Dr. Stanley G. Eakins will step down as the College of Business dean after eight years at the helm. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 27, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

EAKINS STEPS DOWN

After serving as dean for more than six years, Dr. Stanley G. Eakins will step down as the College of Business leader June 30. Prior to being named dean in...

(Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 23, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

SPACE FOR INNOVATION

East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Van and Jennifer Isley Innovation Building, which is made possible thanks to a $2 million College of Business (COB) gift...

Anne Dickerson (left) is congratulated by ECU Chancellor Cecil Staton (from center), Provost Ron Mitchelson and Vice Chancellor Phyllis Horns after receiving the Lifetime Research and Creative Activity Award. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 22, 2018
  • Matt Smith

RESEARCHERS SALUTED

East Carolina University honored some of its faculty members Feb. 20 at the second annual Research and Creative Activity Awards Ceremony. Researchers were presented with the Lifetime Research and Creative...

Dr. Mark Stacy awarded $2.6 million in funding for faculty-generated initiatives from the start-up package he received when he became the dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Feb 21, 2018
  • Rob Spahr

BUILDING A BETTER BRODY

When Dr. Mark Stacy was interviewing to be the next dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, he got the sense that it was an institution that had learned to...

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. (Photo by University Communications)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

Zvonkovic named Health and Human Performance dean

Dr. Anisa Zvonkovic was named dean of East Carolina University’s College of Health and Human Performance during the ECU Board of Trustees meeting on Friday, Feb. 16. Zvonkovic comes to...

The members of the ECU Board of Trustees toured the Coastal Studies Institute facility Thursday morning and watched a demonstration of a drone used for mapping shoreline erosion over time. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

TRUSTEES VISIT COAST

The East Carolina University Board of Trustees ventured outside Greenville for its regular meeting on Feb. 15-16, visiting and touring the Coastal Studies Institute in Wanchese. ECU is the administrative...

(Photos by Cliff Hollis and Rhett Butler)
Feb 14, 2018
  • ECU News Services

SPRING COMMENCEMENT

The following information was included in a memo to campus from Chancellor Cecil P. Staton: For more than 110 years, ECU Commencement has been a time to recognize and celebrate...