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ECU alumnus Todd Burdick of Garner unloads food he brought Tuesday, Sept. 18, for university relief efforts as ECU junior Davis Basden and Sharon Paynter of ECU’s Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement assist. Burdick works for a commercial food broker. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 18, 2018
  • Doug Boyd


East Carolina University has set up a recovery operations center for those affected by Hurricane Florence and created a website where individuals and businesses may request assistance and the ECU...

Davarion David, center, and Brittany Hoyt, assistant director at the Pirate Academic Success Center, talk to a summer school student about what the center has to offer while passing out popsicles on the mall Thursday. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jun 22, 2018
  • Doug Boyd


Students and their families didn’t just receive some popsicles to help cool down at orientation this week. They also got assurances that if they can’t seem to hit their stride...

May 29, 2018
  • Doug Boyd
  • Michael Rudd

Jordan Hock

If you’ve ever seen the Velocity TV show “Overhaulin” and watched car designer Chip Foose and his team remake mundane cars into someone’s dream machine, close your eyes, fast forward...

The $60-million Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Southside Renovation capital campaign includes the construction of a southside tower resulting in the creation of 1,000 premium seats.
Jan 12, 2018
  • Doug Boyd


ECU and Pirate Club leaders and donors gathered on a drizzly Thursday afternoon to celebrate construction at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium and other athletic facilities that will improve experiences for student-athletes and...

New ECU Police Chief Jon Barnwell’s swearing-in ceremony Friday, Dec. 15.
Dec 18, 2017
  • Doug Boyd


Friday’s swearing-in ceremony was a bit like a homecoming for East Carolina University Police Chief Jon Barnwell. His wife and two sons were there, along with present and former co-workers...

Zach Daugherty, who earned his accounting degree in 2012 and his MBA in 2015 from ECU, cooks shrimp wrapped in bacon with honey chipotle barbecue sauce.
Sep 21, 2017
  • Doug Boyd


It’s hot. It’s saucy. And come September, it’s a match made in heaven – hog heaven, that is. ECU and BBQ. “Any game that’s three or later, we’re going to...

Makayla Kean mixes ingredients in Melani Duffrin’s food science laboratory
Sep 07, 2017
  • Doug Boyd

ECU leads in developing health and science programs

East Carolina University’s FoodMASTER program has received a $1.18 million federal grant to help six universities create teaching models that pair health-promotion programs with science education. The Science Education Partnership Award from the National...