East magazine

May 18, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

East magazine

If you’ve checked out the local bluegrass scene at all, chances are you’ve run across Hank Smith and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw ’06. With their band, The Current, the banjo-fiddle duo...

May 17, 2018
  • Jules Norwood

East magazine

The seventh floor of Greene Hall was home to eight students in the 1970s who have remained friends for more than 40 years. “We met in 1975, in a very...

May 16, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

East magazine

Sara King ’79 recalls the time she called the office of her doctor, Mary Kirby, about a medical matter. She thought she needed to come in for an appointment. Kirby...

May 15, 2018
  • Doug Boyd

East magazine

East Carolina has been a place for new ideas for more than 100 years. And new ideas are what university leaders are hoping will help grow the university’s research enterprise...

Oct 26, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

East magazine

You could call it a form of distance education when Ashlyn Biggers recently took a semester’s worth of classes in art, Italian, literature and art history—distance education in that she took...

Oct 19, 2017
  • Doug Boyd

East magazine

When Chancellor Cecil Staton takes his daily walk across campus to the Starbucks truck, he sees a lot of reasons to make East Carolina “America’s next great national university,” as...

Sep 28, 2017
  • Jules Norwood

East magazine

English professor Liza Wieland had no idea when she opened her email earlier this year that she had been chosen for a major award. The Fellowship of Southern Writers, a...

Sep 28, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

East magazine

To show his and East Carolina University’s appreciation for the generosity of significant donors, Chancellor Cecil Staton has created a special recognition he calls “the Chancellor’s Amethyst.” It is the...

Sep 28, 2017
  • Rich Klindworth

East magazine

For children with speech-language and reading disorders, getting through grade school can be difficult, and there is the fear that they could be left behind. But thanks to a partnership...

Sep 27, 2017
  • Bethany Bradsher

East magazine

When Austen Butler ’14 and Tyler Dandrea ’13 met as 18-year-old freshmen at East Carolina University, they had few concerns other than preparations for a big midterm or whether there...