Michael Rudd Archives

Shydeik Wood is a first-generation student from Wilmington who became involved while at ECU to get a sense of belonging on campus.
Dec 12, 2018
  • Michael Rudd


“Involvement is the key,” said Shydeik Wood, a College of Business student who will graduate this fall with a concentration in marketing. During his time at ECU, Wood lived by...

Computer science ’18 alumnus Magus Pereira, far right, was part of a team that won IBM’s first Call for Code Challenge, a competition whose inaugural theme focused on natural disaster preparedness and relief. The winning team also included, pictured left to right, Taraqur Rahman, Bryan Knouse and Nick Feuer. (Photo by Call for Code)
Nov 07, 2018
  • Michael Rudd


Thanks to skills acquired as an East Carolina University computer science graduate, access to resources that encourage innovation, and mentorship and business planning from the Miller School of Entrepreneurship, Magus...

Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge student Robert Ola
Oct 26, 2018
  • Michael Rudd


The second Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge, the signature pitch competition of ECU and the College of Business’ Miller School of Entrepreneurship (MSOE), wrapped up its first round Tuesday, Oct. 23. Thirteen...

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


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


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


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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  • Michael Rudd

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


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...