Erin Ward Archives

Oct 26, 2021
  • Erin Ward

7 Halloween flicks with an ECU connection

What goes bump in the night? Since the earliest days of commercial cinema, filmmakers have produced movies intended to shock and terrify their audience — and viewers keep coming back...

Oct 22, 2021
  • Erin Ward


To get to a prenatal appointment, Stephanie Massey must leave the small town of Newport in the eastern edge of North Carolina and drive 70 miles inland on rural roads...

Oct 21, 2021
  • Erin Ward

Brody’s Albernaz lecture teaches students that compassion is key part of medicine

It’s no secret that health care workers everywhere are facing burnout right now. This can cause physicians to detach from their patients and surroundings for their own wellbeing.   “When...

Oct 12, 2021
  • Erin Ward


Decades before someone starts experiencing the hand tremors, shaking or loss of balance associated with Parkinson’s disease, changes in their gut could signal potential problems. Researchers at East Carolina University’s...

2019 Family Weekend
Sep 21, 2021
  • Erin Ward


Each year, East Carolina University celebrates the parents, relatives and friends of current students with a fun-filled weekend on campus. Sponsored by the Office of Parent and Family Programs and...

Sep 07, 2021
  • Erin Ward


An exceptional $5 million gift to the East Carolina University College of Business will transform the school’s graduate program and attract more students. The donation from alumnus Tom Arthur ’71...

Sep 01, 2021
  • Erin Ward

ECU Foundation welcomes new board members

Two new members recently joined the East Carolina University Foundation Board of Directors. The board operates to provide strategic direction, resources and professional expertise to carry out the university’s fundraising...

Aug 30, 2021
  • Erin Ward

ECU alum wins silver medal at Tokyo Paralympics

East Carolina University graduate Lex Gillette won a silver medal in the men’s long jump on Friday at the Paralympic Games in Tokyo. It was Gillette’s fifth Paralympic appearance and...

Aug 25, 2021
  • Erin Ward


Picking the perfect class schedule can be daunting, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be fun. East Carolina University has plenty of interesting and offbeat class offerings for fall and...

Aug 12, 2021
  • Erin Ward

ECU Alumni Association welcomes new board members

The East Carolina University Alumni Association approved six new members to join its board of directors. The board operates to provide strategic direction, resources and professional expertise to carry out...