Erin Ward Archives

Mar 24, 2021
  • Erin Ward

Get to know Chancellor Rogers at virtual town halls

The East Carolina University Alumni Association will host four virtual town halls with Chancellor Philip Rogers. The town halls are an opportunity to get to know Rogers and hear his...

Mar 22, 2021
  • Erin Ward


Two days after moving into the chancellor’s residence in Greenville, Dr. Rebekah Rogers sits among half-unpacked boxes and stacks of photos waiting to be hung. Adding to the chaos, a...

Mar 19, 2021
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University’s fifth annual Pirate Nation Gives fundraising day on March 17 set records for number of donors and amount raised. The one-day, social media-driven campaign raised more than...

Mar 17, 2021
  • Erin Ward

ECU Alumni Association names 2021 Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award recipients

The East Carolina University Alumni Association selected five student recipients of the 2021 Robert H. Wright Alumni Leadership Award. The award recognizes students’ academic achievement as well as commitment to...

Feb 25, 2021
  • Erin Ward

ECU’s Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center crowdfunds a record $15K, raises goal to $20K

In its first crowdfunding campaign, the Dr. Jesse R. Peel LGBTQ Center at East Carolina University achieved its $15,000 goal weeks early and on Wednesday announced a new goal of...

Feb 23, 2021
  • Erin Ward


Senior theatre major and aspiring actor Haley Sanders loves creating magic for audiences under the dazzling lights of the stage. A double concentration in professional acting and theatre for youth...

Feb 01, 2021
  • Erin Ward


The following story was originally published by ECU News Services in 2021. On a typical Saturday, Caitlin Gooch drives a trailer with her grey Arabian horse, Goat, to different communities,...

Jan 28, 2021
  • Erin Ward


East Carolina University researchers and medical professionals continue to work diligently on the prevention, detection, treatment and long-term impacts of the coronavirus. Dozens of extraordinary projects are underway on the...

Jan 20, 2021
  • Erin Ward

Alumnae-run J Public Relations makes Forbes list of best PR agencies

J Public Relations, founded by School of Communication alumna Jamie Sigler O’Grady and Thomas Harriet College of Arts and Sciences alumna Sarah Evans, was named by Forbes magazine as one...

Dec 14, 2020
  • Erin Ward


We fill our days with regular activities — we get dressed, eat breakfast, brush our teeth, text a friend, drive the car, check email — often without having to put...