Rich Klindworth Archives

Steve Dellinger started earning his degree from ECU in the 1960s. Thanks to online classes he was able to graduate 50 years after his original senior year.
Dec 12, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth

FINISHING HIS DEGREE

“It’s never too late” is a common phrase that is said to give hope. At 72 years old, the Class of 2018’s Henry Stephen (Steve) Dellinger embodies the true meaning...

Allison Mills puts headphones on Garrett Lamm as she prepares him for a free hearing screening. (Photos by Rhett Butler)
Jun 01, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth
  • Rob Spahr

BETTER HEARING AND SPEECH

The ECU College of Allied Health Sciences’ Speech-Language & Hearing Clinic wanted to do more than simply raise awareness about hearing and speech problems during Better Hearing and Speech Month...

Mackenzie Dolecheck sits at her desk in personal finance class
May 16, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth

DOLLARS AND SENSE

Mark Weitzel has been teaching East Carolina University students how to manage their personal finances for almost 20 years. For more than a decade, he has partnered with fellow College...

Dr. Linc Conn (right) inspects the work of first-year dental student Rudy Oxendine. Oxendine is a former Greenville police officer. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Feb 07, 2018
  • Rich Klindworth

FROM SERGEANT TO STUDENT

Being a police officer and a dentist are more similar than one might think. That’s what former Sgt. Rudy Oxendine is realizing as a first-year dental student. “It’s all about...

Dec 05, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

A NEW TREASURE

More than 200 people attended the first East Carolina University class ring ceremony on Dec. 3, marking an important milestone toward becoming ECU alumni. While students have always been able...

Nov 06, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

FIGHTING LUNG CANCER

Pam Black of Greenville, North Carolina, was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer in 2014 and told she had six to eight weeks to live. After coming to East Carolina...

Chancellor Cecil Staton
Aug 10, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

ECU raises $48 million in FY17

An increase in individual donors helped East Carolina University raise more than $48 million in fiscal year 2017.  “ECU’s supporters continue to rally behind our university,” said Chris Dyba, vice...