Spring 2019 Archives

May 16, 2019
  • Erin Shaw

Focusing the mind’s eye

How some of our most imaginative conjure their magic...

May 13, 2019
  • Spaine Stephens

A creative solution to creating smiles

A narrow ribbon of road winds for 60 miles northeast of Greenville, threading through cotton fields and horse pastures. The road leads to quintessential small-town Ahoskie — where an East...

May 13, 2019
  • Michael Rudd

Opportunity knocks

For Taylor Hicks, what started as a hobby, a creative outlet to practice calligraphy, has now morphed into a business with more than $250,000 in sales in 2018. Hicks, a...

May 10, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

Batter up!

Bryant Packard Year: Junior Major: Communication Hometown: Greenville Pirates baseball coach Cliff Godwin calls him “one of the best left-handed hitters in the country.” And junior Bryant Packard is living...

May 10, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Geology professor helping farmers figure out salty soil

Alex Manda, associate professor of geological sciences and co-director of the ECU Natural Resources and the Environment Research Cluster, is studying how saltwater intrusion negatively affects soil in the region....

May 10, 2019
  • Rich Klindworth

Graduating from ECU a family affair for the Dellingers

Art and ECU make up a good portion of the family of Adrienne Dellinger ’94. If you include her, her husband, Greg Scott ’91, her parents, her siblings and their...

May 10, 2019
  • Crystal Baity

Musical marvels

Nathan Mills ’13 is merging his music skills with his passion for movies and video games. Think “Avengers: Infinity War,” “The Office” or Fortnite. He creates and performs his own...

May 10, 2019
  • ECU News Services

5 minutes with Jeff Mangum ’92

Position: Caricature artist Degree: Painting Hometown: Durham “People ask me all the time if drawing people at events and parties is my real job. And I say yes, it beats...

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May 06, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Student Snapshot

Connor Gerney received an Undergraduate Research & Creativity Activity award to help fund his original production of his play “Twilight Boy,” which premiered Feb. 17 at the Whirligig Stage in...

ECU club baseball player Andrew Monroe hits a baseball.
May 03, 2019
  • Doug Boyd

Baseball study aims for better hitting

Eastern North Carolina has a rich baseball tradition, with a pair of Hall of Famers among its native sons. That tradition could take a step forward through work ECU researchers...