Rich Klindworth Archives

Nov 21, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Let’s Connect connects rural students to higher education information

ECU and Wayne Community College co-hosted Let’s Connect for middle and high school students. Assistant principal Randy Meisenhelder looked over the crowd of about 60 Spring Creek High School students...

Nov 01, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Three ECU Latinas show what is possible

Everyone’s journey is different. But sometimes similar paths cross — sometimes at the perfect time. Natalia Figueroa-Bernal, Sandra Garcia Juarez and Adamari Calixto-Benitez are first-generation college students whose paths crossed...

Dusk Stroud graduated with his doctorate from ECU’s Department of Educational Leadership in May of 2022
Nov 29, 2022
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During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic Matthew Cheeseman, superintendent of Beaufort County Schools, read scholarly journals and synthesized the key points for his dissertation. The other six-and-a-half days a...

Sep 26, 2022
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Serena Gonzalez had no idea ¡Conectémonos en ECU! was created because of her. Last winter, the Class of 2023 psychology major and chapter president of the Lambda Theta Alpha Latin...

Sep 15, 2022
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East Carolina University has taken a step to better serve Hispanic students. There are more than 2,000 Hispanic students in ECU’s student body, which allows the university to be an...

The PIRATE Leadership Academy Class of 2022 includes, from left, Patrice Watford, Lynetti Warden, Holly Winslow, Darrick Wood, Sharita Wade, Jessica Prayer, Kristal Brooks and Mara Swindell.
Aug 29, 2022
  • Rich Klindworth


East Carolina University has a pipeline that produces a different kind of commodity — future principals. The PIRATE Leadership Academy at ECU prepares proven teacher leaders to become assistant principals...

May 19, 2021
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White coat to graduation: Dr. Brittany Means Lee reflects on journey

On Aug. 4, 2017, Brittany Means Lee (or Brittany Lorraine Means as she was known then) was called up to the stage in the Brody School of Medicine’s Auditorium to...

Apr 30, 2021
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Brody Scholars reflect on medical school journey — from white coat to Match Day

There’s a good chance you don’t remember Aug. 4, 2017, or the fact that it was a Friday. But for 82 Brody School of Medicine students, it was a big...

Oct 12, 2020
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Students pitch business ideas during fourth annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge

Like many things over the past seven months, East Carolina University’s Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge has gone virtual this time around. Over the past three years, the first round’s pitch competition...

Sep 24, 2020
  • Rich Klindworth

Navigating virtual job interviews

Virtual has become our new normal. And for East Carolina University students heading into their careers, virtual job interviews will most likely be in their foreseeable future. “Virtual interviews might...