Michael Rudd Archives

Twins Matthew, left, and Andrew Guillot, seniors in ECU’s construction management program, interned this summer.
Aug 20, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

BUILDING ON CLASSROOM KNOWLEDGE

Twins Andrew and Matthew Guillot are seniors in ECU’s construction management program, housed in the College of Engineering and Technology. They are from Monroe. Matthew plans to graduate from ECU...

Andrea RayoSoto builds a robot during STEM camp. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Jul 27, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

GIRLS IN STEM

Thanks to a $35,000 grant from Duke Energy, East Carolina University hosted a residential STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) camp that focused specifically on computer technology, computer programming and...

Group of teens talking and laughing
Jul 10, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

INNOVATION STARTS YOUNG

Could the next Elon Musk be found in the high schools of Pitt County? If so, East Carolina University and the College of Business’ (COB) Miller School of Entrepreneurship want...

May 29, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

Elliot Paul

Elliott Paul’s quiet demeanor masks an energy that keeps him busy at every turn. For instance, he was at a conference in Virginia when his parents sent him an excited...

May 29, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

Grace Krell

Grace Krell described the day she found out she was an EC Scholar as one of the best days of her life. “We were in the car … and as...

May 29, 2018
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Jordan Hock

If you’ve ever seen the Velocity TV show “Overhaulin” and watched car designer Chip Foose and his team remake mundane cars into someone’s dream machine, close your eyes, fast forward...

From left, Morgan Watkins, Dr. Tarek Abdel-Salam (advisor), Andrew Grena, Jameson Morris and Evan Diener (sitting). Not pictured: Tanner Guin. (Contributed photos)
May 25, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

HUMAN EXPLORATION

Five College of Engineering and Technology students recently competed and won third place in the 2018 Human Exploration Rover Challenge. The April event, which was held in Huntsville, Alabama, was...

Dr. Stanley G. Eakins will step down as the College of Business dean after eight years at the helm. (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 27, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

EAKINS STEPS DOWN

After serving as dean for more than six years, Dr. Stanley G. Eakins will step down as the College of Business leader June 30. Prior to being named dean in...

The inaugural Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge concluded with $20,000 awarded to three ECU student teams. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Feb 26, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

WINNING AT ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The inaugural, three-round Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge concluded Feb. 22 with Simple and Sentimental LLC taking first place and a cash prize of $12,500. The company is owned and operated by...

(Photo by Cliff Hollis)
Feb 23, 2018
  • Michael Rudd

SPACE FOR INNOVATION

East Carolina University’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the Van and Jennifer Isley Innovation Building, which is made possible thanks to a $2 million College of Business (COB)...