Jules Norwood Archives

Oct 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PLACE YOUR BETS

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports. Earlier...

Kay Boyd
Oct 02, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

STUDENT SERVICE

When Kay Boyd started working at East Carolina University in September 1973, Mendenhall Student Center wasn’t even quite complete. Her first job was answering calls at the switchboard, where the...

Entrance to East Carolina Universityh
Sep 25, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

RAISE ME

East Carolina University has a new tool to use in its effort to help students earn a college degree. RaiseMe is a platform through which high school and community college...

Holly Pittard, second-year Brody School of Medicine student, unloads water from an SUV at the Walter B. Jones Center in Pitt County. (ECU Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Sep 19, 2018
  • Jules Norwood
  • Rob Spahr

UNDAUNTED

Hurricane Florence made a sharp left turn as it made landfall in southeastern North Carolina, sparing Greenville from the worst of its fury. Now, Pirates are responding, banding together to...

ECU Collegiate Recovery Community Coordinator Jarmichael Harris and Ashton Fisher sort through items donated to the Purple Pantry while stocking the shelves at the Center for Counseling and Student Development. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Sep 05, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PURPLE PANTRY

College students have plenty to stress about — from exams and grades to their futures and the minefield of social life on campus. One stress they don’t need is wondering...

Aug 17, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PASSION AND IMPACT

East Carolina University’s faculty gathered in Wright Auditorium Friday morning for convocation, a ceremony marking the official start of the 2018-2019 school year. Kwan Yi, assistant professor of piano in...

Coastal Studies Institute
Aug 17, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

COASTAL LEADER

East Carolina University has named Dr. Reide Corbett as its new dean of integrated coastal programs and director of the Coastal Studies Institute. Corbett, a Pirate since 2000, has served...

Counseling and advocacy services are available to all students who have been the victim of a crime. (ECU News Services Photo)
Aug 16, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

YOU ARE NOT ALONE

When the unthinkable happens, students at East Carolina have somewhere to turn. Since 2005, the university has provided counseling and assistance to student victims of crime through its Victim Advocacy...

Jul 02, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS

Despite what social media may indicate, most Americans will still be able to enjoy each other’s company this Independence Day. A team of researchers at East Carolina University has conducted...

ECU professor Ernie Marshburn has developed a new approach to boating safety using an app on boaters’ phones. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Jun 26, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

BETTER BOATING THROUGH DATA

A new smartphone app called SOBOS — Self-reported On-water Boat Operator Survey — is aimed at changing the face of boating safety by putting data collection in the hands of...