Apr 26, 2018
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“It was a life-changing experience.” That’s how Brandon Hodges describes the kidney transplant he received a couple of months ago at Vidant Medical Center (VMC). Hodges, 42, is a physical...

Student Government Association President La’Quon Rogers presents his report to the ECU Board of Trustees. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Apr 20, 2018
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During its meeting on April 20, the East Carolina University Board of Trustees approved the conferral of 5,282 degrees for spring commencement, which will take place at 7 p.m. May...

Apr 17, 2018
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POEM Procedure

Eating is one of the basic functions of life, but something that is often not possible for the approximately 200,000 U.S. residents living with achalasia. Achalasia occurs when a muscle...

Apr 11, 2018
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Linda McMahon, Administrator of the United States Small Business Administration, will be the speaker for East Carolina University’s Spring Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. McMahon’s visit...

A student dancer rehearses for Dance 2018.
Mar 21, 2018
  • Bre Lewis
  • ECU News Services

DANCE 2018

Dance 2018 makes its debut March 22 in McGinnis Theatre, featuring a wide range of performances by East Carolina University students and choreography by guest artists and faculty. “Each dance...

Students who completed the Public Service Fellows Internship Program.
Mar 16, 2018
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  • Jamie Smith


East Carolina University celebrated the commitment employees have made to the university’s motto – Servire, to serve – during the Chancellor’s Horizon Awards for Service Thursday, March 14. “Service is...

(Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Mar 15, 2018
  • Crystal Baity
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Nelson Cooper always worked to help students in East Carolina University’s Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies to succeed. Now former students, colleagues, friends and family will celebrate his life...

Photography by Cliff Hollis
Mar 05, 2018
  • Bre Lewis
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Pirate Profile: Kiera Huiel

Kiera Huiel is a senior majoring in communication with a concentration in public relations. She chose to attend East Carolina University because of the countless opportunities that are offered to...

(Photos by Cliff Hollis and Rhett Butler)
Feb 14, 2018
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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...

A partnership between ECU and analytics leader SAS will help boost the university’s work to improve economic, health and education conditions in rural North Carolina and beyond. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 13, 2018
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East Carolina University and analytics leader SAS will join forces to help rural areas overcome economic, educational and health disparities. Using analytics and data visualization, ECU and SAS will work...