Michael Rudd Archives

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...

Apr 14, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Inaugural Copeland Fellows close out cohort

When applications opened for the first cohort of the Copeland Diversity and Inclusion Fellowship, Mark Copeland ’96 and his wife Tracy ‘95 wanted to provide a program for College of...

Elizabeth LaFave, center, celebrates winning the sixth annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge for her business idea, Invenire, which is latin for to discover.
Apr 11, 2023
  • Michael Rudd


In 2019, East Carolina University graduate student Elizabeth LaFave was analyzing samples for the Country Doctor Museum in Bailey. The relationship soon revealed the museum was suffering the effects of...

ECU photography by Cliff Hollis
Mar 01, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Student: Elena Uzun

Why not? That’s the can-do attitude that Elena Uzun took on when she asked herself if she wanted to pursue an MBA degree from East Carolina University and the Thomas...

Mar 01, 2023
  • Michael Rudd

Faculty: Linda Quick

Linda Quick first met Cal Christian, chair of the College of Business' Department of Accounting, during her senior of high school in 2001 when he interviewed her for the Honors...