Michael Rudd Archives

Nov 28, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Business Pirates hit NYC

A Google search on Pirates and New York City yields numerous results, including a Seattle Times article stating that in New York in 1692, “piracy was a leading economic-development tool...

Nov 08, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Miller School continues its climb in national entrepreneurship rankings

The Miller School of Entrepreneurship in East Carolina University’s College of Business is firmly entrenched in Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship list. For five...

Oct 27, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Pharma leader and MBA alumnus delivers keynote at annual Business Leadership Conference

The annual Business Leadership Conference (BLC), sponsored by the College of Business (COB) at East Carolina University, is an immersive opportunity for business students to network, get inspired and learn...

Oct 02, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

ECU College of Business celebrates record-breaking financial support

Almost 160 College of Business (COB) students, faculty and donors celebrated a record-breaking $435,000 in scholarships at the college’s annual scholarship ceremony Sept. 27. To kickstart the event, Interim COB...

East Carolina University's new immersive master of business administration pathway will offer students like Isaiah Rutledge (left), Jenna Mallberg (center right) and Carmen Smith (right) an opportunity to earn their master's degree while interning with local businesses and leaders like Hyster-Yale Group's Ruth Anne Harrell.
Aug 25, 2023
  • Michael Rudd


As fall classes begin, 12 Thomas D. Arthur Graduate School of Business students will embark on an immersive master of business administration (IMBA) journey to take place over one academic...

Students compile data from water samples in ECU’s Community Science Camp in Graham Building.
Aug 01, 2023
  • Crystal Baity
  • Ken Buday
  • Michael Rudd


While East Carolina University students have been away from campus, faculty members welcomed K-12 summer campers who explored college life and a range of interests from technology to music. Students...

Jul 25, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

ECU supply chain expert comments on proposed UPS strike

The potential Aug. 1 UPS strike will have major repercussions throughout the logistics industry, including sectors related to truck and air transportation, warehousing, inventory, ports and transportation hubs. East Carolina...

ECU Brinkley-Lane Scholars
May 18, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Caramia Landis

"All of the late-night studying, pushing myself physically and mentally, and always trying to see how I could do better, be better; it all paid off." It appears to be...

East Carolina University College of Business senior Grant Smith's entrepreneurship journey didn't begin at ECU, but he did refine the tools he'll use to flourish after graduation.
May 01, 2023
  • Michael Rudd


STATISTICS Name: Grant Smith College: Business Majors: Entrepreneurship and marketing Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wake Forest, North Carolina  Hobbies/interests: Tennis, soccer, chess and food. Clubs and Organizations: ECU Club...

Apr 17, 2023
  • Lacey L. Gray
  • Michael Rudd

EC Scholars to participate in UNC System program

A pair of East Carolina University EC Scholars have been selected to participate in the Marian Drane Graham Scholars Program with the UNC System. Starting this summer, rising senior Aurora...