East Archives

Jan 22, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

Steadfast Champions

The names Brinkley and Lane are synonymous with excellence at East Carolina University. In May, Robert Gentry Brinkley ’78 and Amy Woods Brinkley and Lewis Patrick Lane III ’67 and...

Jan 22, 2024
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

5 minutes with Amanda Murer ’99

Position: ECU associate vice chancellor for alumni relations Degree: Political science Hometown: Joliet, Illinois What was your path to becoming associate vice chancellor for alumni relations? To come back to...

Jan 22, 2024
  • Ronnie Woodward

Unstoppable

This fall was Parker Byrd’s first semester as a full-time student at East Carolina University. That milestone did not come without challenges. Byrd has faced and defeated many as he...

Jan 22, 2024
  • Crystal Baity

Navigating the Numbers

Campaign ads and stump speeches signal the start of another election cycle that will be watched closely in East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research. Six years ago, with seed...

Jan 10, 2024
  • Kim Tilghman

Student snapshot

Hometown: Conover, N.C. Class: Senior Major: Fine arts Career goals: Photographer How do you know if your education will translate into career success? That’s the question fine arts major Ashr...

Jan 10, 2024
  • Haley Jackson

Athletic aspirations

Sophia LoCicero Year: Graduate Student Major: Speech-language pathology Hometown: Lynbrook, N.Y.   From an early age, Sophia LoCicero ’22 knew she wanted to play college sports. “I wanted to be...

Doctoral candidates Everett Minchew, foreground, and Nick Williamson work in the Spangenburg Lab at ECU.
Jan 10, 2024
  • Benjamin Abel

Research team identifies new type of muscle

ECU physiologists and graduate students – as well as a high school student – have worked together over the past couple of years to discover and describe a muscle in...

Graduate student Sarah Pettyjohn flies a drone to take photos of Sugarloaf Island.
Jan 10, 2024
  • Lacey Gray

Experts seek ways to save Sugarloaf Island

It might be winter now, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a great time to be at the beach. That goes for tourists as well as ECU scientists, such as...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Ronnie Woodward

Sports studies students volunteer at Super Bowl

ECU junior Mackenzie Hudson knows what she wants to do once she graduates after being part of a group of 10 College of Health and Human Performance students who volunteered...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

5 minutes with Sean Reynolds ’08

Position: Chief of facility management, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, Fort Point National Historic Site Degree: Bachelor’s in construction management Hometown: Corte Madera, California  What led to...