ECU Report Archives

Jul 10, 2023
  • Rich Klindworth

Updated strategic plan emphasizes innovation

Future focused. Innovation driven. is ECU’s strategic plan for 2023–2028. A refresh of the university’s 2017–2022 strategic plan, it highlights the intersection of ECU’s mission, vision and values as it...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

EC Scholars renaming reflects donors’ $30 million commitment

In a milestone moment for ECU, Chancellor Philip Rogers announced a combined $30 million commitment to the institution from Robert Gentry Brinkley ’78 and Amy Woods Brinkley and Lewis Patrick...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Ken Buday

Internship with one of NASCAR’s top teams motivates engineering student

Sophomore Colin Foley from New London spent last summer and part of his winter break interning with Richard Childress Racing, one of NASCAR’s most successful racing teams. “Every time I...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Kim Tilghman

Business grad expands online shop to brick-and-mortar store

Following success online, Greenville native Ashley Nolan ’20 has expanded her copper jewelry and crystal business to a storefront in Arlington Village in Greenville. Shoppers can now find the whimsical,...

Jul 10, 2023
  • ECU News Services

Team studying health care for Ukrainian refugees

A team of ECU College of Nursing faculty and students have joined with colleagues from Poland and Ukraine to assess the nursing guidance needed to help provide quality health care...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Jamie Smith

ECU awarded top honor in internationalization

With its growing international program, ECU was one of four institutions nationwide to receive the Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. The award...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Crystal Baity

Book chronicles travels around country to watch Pirate football

Carl Davis’ seats in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium inspired the title of his first book, but it was the trips to away games that provided many of his stories. Davis ’73 has...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Patricia Earnhardt Tyndall

United Health Foundation awards $3.2 million to improve youth mental health

The United Health Foundation, the philanthropic foundation of UnitedHealth Group, has announced a three year, $3.2 million grant partnership with ECU. The grant will expand the North Carolina Statewide Telepsychiatry...

Jul 10, 2023
  • Spaine Stephens

Dental school expands care in rural eastern NC

Residents of eastern North Carolina have better access to dental care thanks to the opening of a dental clinic in Hyde County and a program to provide oral health care...

Dec 16, 2022
  • Jules Norwood

Students recognized for lifesaving actions

When ECU students Krysta Byrd and Bradly Boaz found a fellow student slumped over in cardiac arrest, they leapt into action and helped save a life. It was Sept. 22,...