University News Archives

Dr. Stan Eakins, dean of the College of Business, addresses members of the UNC Board of Governors at a reception on Oct. 12. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Oct 13, 2017
  • Michael Rudd


East Carolina University’s College of Business has earned the Milestone 2 Award from the North Carolina Awards for Excellence program. UNC President Margaret Spellings presented the award to Dr. Stan...

Oct 12, 2017
  • Natalie Sayewich


The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (ECU) was ranked second in the nation among M.D.-granting medical schools — and first in the state — this year for...

At left, Dr. Cecil Staton, chancellor of ECU, watches as workers from T.A. Loving/Barnhill prepare the construction beam that was signed by students, staff, faculty and administrators for installation.
Oct 04, 2017
  • Crystal Baity


A tower crane carried the final beam of the new East Carolina University student center to its destination under a beautiful blue, fall sky on Oct. 4. Ten years in...

Lt. Col. April Wimmer, professor of aerospace studies and Lt. Col. Melissa Coleman, professor of military science.
Sep 27, 2017
  • Bre Lewis


East Carolina University continues to strengthen its military programs, most recently with the addition of Lt. Col. Melissa Coleman, professor of military science, and Lt. Col. April Wimmer, professor of...

Regan Simmer (right), a tutor at the Pirate Academic Success Center, helped Lee Brame “see” graphs for his economics course by recreating them with puffy paint.
Sep 19, 2017
  • Jules Norwood


How do you study a graph if you can’t see it? That’s the problem that faced East Carolina University students Lee Brame and Regan Simmer, his tutor at the Pirate...

Chancellor Cecil P. Staton announces the university’s Rural Prosperity Initiative
Sep 14, 2017
  • ECU News Services


A first-ever effort to marshal the combined resources of 12 East Carolina University colleges and schools, 14 centers and institutes and university partners behind a single, coordinated campaign, the “Rural...

A record number of students – 29,131 – enrolled at ECU this fall.
Sep 14, 2017
  • Crystal Baity


East Carolina University once again ranks in the top tier of national universities in a new listing by U.S. News & World Report.  ECU is one of the top four...

Sep 06, 2017
  • Jamie Smith


There are more faces from more places at East Carolina University this semester than ever before. ECU’s record-breaking fall enrollment of 29,131 students represents all 100 counties in North Carolina,...

Chancellor Cecil Staton
Aug 10, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

ECU raises $48 million in FY17

An increase in individual donors helped East Carolina University raise more than $48 million in fiscal year 2017.  “ECU’s supporters continue to rally behind our university,” said Chris Dyba, vice...

Jul 25, 2017
  • ECU News Services

Student Health Services Achieves AAAHC Accreditation

East Carolina University’s Student Health Services (SHS) has been re-accredited through 2020 by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). ECU’s SHS offers primary health care services to enrolled...