Michael Rudd Archives

Dec 01, 2022
  • Michael Rudd

Isley Innovation Hub opens to spawn ideas

The new Isley Innovation Hub has transformed the former university bookstore in the Wright Building into a multiuse, 15,000-square-foot area for entrepreneurial-minded students, faculty and staff to collaborate and create...

Jun 21, 2022
  • Michael Rudd

‘Gritty, quick, smart’

Elizabeth Wilson Year: Senior Major: Business Administration Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina It’s been said lacrosse is a game that combines soccer, basketball and hockey, with the ultimate goal of getting...

Douglas Scott Thomas posing on campus with martial arts.
Dec 23, 2021
  • Michael Rudd

Student snapshot-winter 2022

Hometown: Goldsboro Major: Entrepreneurship and sports studies Career goals: Launch his compact martial arts kit and run a martial arts studio One could say the entrepreneurial itch for Doug Thomas...

Jun 16, 2021
  • Michael Rudd

Growin’ green

Houston Hinson ’02, owner of Cary-based Carolina Turf Organic Lawn Care, will tell you three key influences shaped his company and career: his son Houston III, a book and his...

May 27, 2020
  • Doug Boyd
  • Erin Ward
  • Ken Buday
  • Michael Rudd

ECU takes on COVID-19

March 20 was a sunny post-spring break day at ECU. The only difference was students were packing up to leave instead of getting back into their campus routines. “It’s kind...

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...

Sep 27, 2017
  • Michael Rudd

3-D printing leads to surgical breakthrough for patient

Pictured above are Arnold with his family and Dr. Preston Sparks, an ECU cardiothoracic surgery fellow. Bottom, graduate student Joshua Stevens is shown with Arnold and Anciano. Franklin Arnold was...