Author: University Communications

Apr 05, 2018
  • University Communications

Dooley returns as men’s basketball head coach

After leading Florida Gulf Coast to five conference titles and five consecutive 20-win seasons, former ECU head men's basketball coach Joe Dooley will return for a second stint at the...

Mar 29, 2018
  • University Communications

STAT Madness

Heart failure is a significant public health problem. Associate Professor Dr. Jitka Virag is working on research that could one day save your life or the life of someone you...

ECU’s TEDI BEAR Child Advocacy Center recently received a $1.2 million grant to expand their services.
Mar 28, 2018
  • Angela Todd
  • University Communications

BEAR HUGS

East Carolina University’s TEDI BEAR Child Advocacy Center was recently awarded a landmark $1.2 million grant to further its efforts in aiding adolescent victims of abuse. The grant comes from...

A new bilateral agreement between ECU and Pitt Community College could help increase access to one of North Carolina’s “most valuable and sought-after credentials.” (Photos by Cliff Hollis)
Mar 28, 2018
  • Rob Spahr
  • University Communications

ECU, PCC AGREEMENT

The College of Allied Health Sciences at East Carolina University is the only school in North Carolina to offer an accredited undergraduate program in health information management. And there were...

Mar 22, 2018
  • University Communications

RESOUNDING SUCCESS

East Carolina University’s second annual Pirate Nation Gives fundraising day on March 21 raised $500,214 in 24 hours, far surpassing last year’s $273,663. The one-day, social-media-driven effort encouraged alumni, faculty,...

Mar 16, 2018
  • University Communications

Match Day

After years of studies, clinics and rounds at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine, 75 medical students learned Friday, during the school’s annual Match Day ceremony, where they will be completing...

Third-year medical student Shannon Osborne collects items for a new food pantry at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine.
Mar 08, 2018
  • Angela Todd
  • University Communications

FOOD PANTRY AT BRODY

A new medical food pantry at ECU’s Brody School of Medicine aims to improve the health of patients in the region who lack access to adequate amounts of healthy food....

Mar 07, 2018
  • Rob Spahr
  • University Communications

BETTER HEALTH DATA, FOR LESS

A regional program that will provide not-for-profit hospitals and county health departments in eastern North Carolina with better health data at a lower cost officially kicked off Tuesday. Approximately 100...

The expanding College STAR program will balance direct support for students with instructional support for faculty who teach diverse groups of learners. (Photo by Rhett Butler)
Feb 07, 2018
  • University Communications

OAK FOUNDATION

Students with learning differences at East Carolina University and across the country will have better avenues to learning thanks to a $1.5 million grant awarded to ECU by the Oak...

Brody School of Medicine (Photo by Gretchen Baugh)
Feb 01, 2018
  • University Communications

‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’

Middle-aged whites in North Carolina are dying at an unprecedented rate, according to a new study by researchers at East Carolina University. The study – authored by ECU professor emeritus...