Kristen Martin Archives

May 22, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Greta Bublitz

For Denver resident Greta Bublitz, East Carolina University checked off several of her boxes, with one of the most important being a strong support system. “ECU and the Honors College...

May 22, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Julia Alves

Spending a year in North Carolina as part of an exchange program led 18-year-old Julia Alves to apply to East Carolina University and the Brinkley-Lane Scholars program. “I chose ECU...

May 22, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Brinkley-Lane Scholar: Haleigh Long

Haleigh Long was drawn to the inviting environment she felt the moment she stepped foot onto East Carolina University’s campus. The 18-year-old from Farmville had toured several universities but knew...

May 07, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Hall of Fame honors 11 educators for service

The East Carolina University College of Education celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Educators Hall of Fame by inducting 11 new members in a ceremony on ECU’s campus on April...

Tyahna Cannon worked full time as a teacher assistant while pursuing her special education degree through the Partnership Teach program. (Photos by Steven Mantilla)
Apr 26, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Tyahna Cannon, Special Education

STATISTICS Name: Tyahna Cannon College: College of Education Major: Adaptive Curriculum Special Education Age: 44 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Albany, Georgia Hobbies/interests: Supporting nephews in sporting events, working out, crafting ECU...

East Carolina University students traveled to Baja California Sur, Mexico for a spring break study abroad trip where they learned about marine mammals as well as the ecosystem in Mexico. One of the places they visited were the Dunas de Soledad, or Dunes of Solitude, north of Guerrero Negro. (Photos by Kristen Martin)
Mar 15, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

Whale Watching

When people hear spring break in Mexico, they may think all-inclusive resorts and spending hours laying on a beach. For eight East Carolina University students, spring break in Mexico meant...

Feb 16, 2024
  • Kristen Martin

ECU selected as partner institution for NC Teaching Fellows

East Carolina University has been selected as a partner institution by the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Commission beginning in the 2024-25 academic year. “We are excited and honored to be...

Jordan Anderson took in every opportunity offered to her through the College of Business and Honors College during her time at East Carolina University. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Dec 10, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Jordan Anderson, Business Administration, accounting

STATISTICS Name: Jordan Anderson College: College of Business Major: Accounting Age: 21 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Greenville, NC Hobbies/interests: Strength and conditioning, traveling, spending time outdoors, watching movies. Clubs and Organizations:...

Nov 28, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

ECU alumna receives national award recognizing her excellence in teaching

East Carolina University alumna Ainsley VanBuskirk thought she was attending a typical school assembly at Greenville’s Pactolus Global School, where she teaches first grade. However, the assembly was called to...

Nov 07, 2023
  • Kristen Martin

Board of Education meeting highlights ECU alumni, literacy and builds connections

The North Carolina State Board of Education hosted its planning and work session and monthly meeting on East Carolina University’s campus Oct. 31-Nov. 2 giving the ECU College of Education...